Breathe – New Urban Village

Christchurch, New Zealand

Project

Competion, 2013

Competition organizers: Christchurch

ethical

  • Creation of publicly accessible green areas
  • Creation of affordable housing
  • Multi-generational living
  • Urban repair: reconstruction after earthquake

ecological

  • Ecologically sustainable reconstruction
  • Short transport routes of local building materials
  • Use of natural building materials: timber construction, hemp insulation, clay plaster

efficient

  • Efficient use of the area
  • Use of local building materials

GFA

ca. 10.000 m²

Design team

Marc Böhnke, Mario Reale, Julian Konti, Birthe Simon, Hanna Zwinge

Planer

James Daniels (Ngai Tahu consultant), Ian Bywater (energyconcept), Dr. Colin Meurk (landscaping), Justin Prain (development)

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