ARCHmedium architectural competition – Barcelona Social Housing
Due to their 26th architectural competition, ARCHmedium invites students and young architects to explore new typologies about social housing in a consolidated environment in the center of Barcelona. They propose the transformation of an existing office building from the 20th century to social housing. The existing 18.000m2 will house 160 homes and small scale businesses.
The objective of the competition is to guarantee the social function of housing through rethinking the housing space. Proposals must explore new typologies and urban ways to respond to the program and improve the scope of intervention. The intervention must meet the highest environmental criteria, seeking a low energy consumption.
November 19, 2017
December 04, 2017
English and Spanish
Publications, Exhibitions and prize money