The module is proposed as a critical assessment about Housing as the space of construction of architecture in the XXI century in Europe and as an unresolved problem in a continuous change.
This module studies recent proposals for housing from different perspectives: design, construction, structure, ways of life, sustainability, etc. Through this three items the contemporary problems and goals concerning Housing will be analyse in order to anticipate future questions about it.
The module try to build a systematic research method joining scattered variables and with specific output coming from professors in graphic expression, structural and design fields.
The method must be applied to some selected cases and produce conclusions about architects approach to Housing design.
ASSESSMENT OF THE MODULE
The assessments to carry out the research aims will consist in::
1 .Research six cases of Social Housing and analyze them through different material
(construction plans, photographs of site, text about the building, interviews with architects and
2. Produced completed documents over the cases studied.
3. Proposal of a topic of search over the cases studied.
Case of study
Social housing in Europe in the first decade of the XXI century.
Interviews with architects. Visits to buildings. Drawing material from different sources.