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OOIIO’s Patchwork City Encourages Residents to Customize Their Buildings

Posted By Joaquin Millan On September 26, 2012 @ 5:00 pm In Architecture,Reader Submitted Content,Sustainable Building,Urban design | No Comments

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Designed by OOIIO Architecture [1], the Patchwork City Masterplan [2] focuses on organizing the future growth of Linkoping, a city in southern Sweden with 100,000 inhabitants. The architects were challenged to experiment and explore new ways of designing cities – with all the complexities, sustainable construction systems [3] and social cohesion aspects that a XXI st century city needs. The result is a contemporary city where the inhabitants colonize and personalize their own structure as they wish, crocheting pieces of their own city to generate a large patchwork together.

+ OOIIO Architecture [1]

Via ArchDaily [2]

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[1] OOIIO Architecture: http://ooiio.com/

[2] Patchwork City Masterplan: http://www.archdaily.com/275041/patchwork-city-masterplan-ooiio-architecture/

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