30 Oct '14, 6pm

Urban housing CAN be green. See:

Urban housing CAN be green. See:

were just tapped to design the first stage of the Skärvet neighborhood in Växjö, Sweden. The neighborhood is expected to become the starting point for the development of a sustainable urban community. The firm's proposal merges large housing blocks with green spaces and accommodates a diverse range of social groups – from students to the elderly.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/kjellander-sjoberg-to-design-the-fir...

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