End of year ceremony at the college Saint George North, located in the closed area.Behind Closed Gates

by SUB. Cooperativa de fótografos

In Argentina, living in a ‘country’ (gated community) gives you the power to control almost all of your environment : the size of each, the green space around your home, the social make-up of your neighborhood. Children can wander freely. Every danger imaginable for a privileged social class is left outside this almost perfect microcosm. ‘Countries’ appeared in Argentina following a government decree during the last military dictatorship.
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bns17Brazil New Suburbs

by Mirko Cecchi

Condo Coimbra is the latest in a series of six blocks of each other almost identical buildings, which are located on Avenida Palmares, a country road surrounded by nothing, in the suburbs of Santa Cruz, in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro. To enter you must pass a gate and be recognized by the keeper pointing the name and registration number on a log.
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London Boaters

by Eugenio Grosso

Britain has a long tradition of sailing and the first records we have about it date back to AD 550 to a Saxon burial boat. Since then the British navy has developed and in 1660 the Royal Navy was formally established. After the time when Britain was informally called the Kingdom of the Waves the British influence on the sea has known a period of decadence.  Read More


Floating Winona

by Monia Lippi

There have always been people in the United States who choose to live in strange places: unlikely, out of the way, difficult and often unobserved. The Latsch Island Boathouse Community in Winona, Minnesota is one of these places.
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by Irene Santoni

The so called “Er Serpentone”, 1 km long building in the outskirt of Rome. This particular form of housing architecture was built during the ’70s, with the purpose of giving house to a large number of people.

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1 Km

by Marina Caneve

During the ’30s, a high density building (1 km long, 6,000 people) was built to cope with the housing emergency. In 2003, a group of architets renovate the building, and the life of the people changed radically.

This is the story of the complex called La Caravelle, in Villeneuve la Garenne, France Read More

Barcelona 1967-1972 by Sergio Dahò


Barcelona is constantly evolving and Sergio Dahò depicts in his photographs of the late sixties a peripheral space that, with time, will be swallowed up by the city that grows relentlessly: the neighborhoods arise spontaneously, with just a few hints of planning. The photography of Sergio Dahò is the view of a precise time and space in the outskirts of a town under construction. Read More


Self-organized community, for political or etichal choice.


Common Ground
by Giuseppe Fanizza


by Luca Quagliato

As a fallen apartment building

As a fallen apartment building
by Francesca Cirilli


Floating Winona
by Monia Lippi

Movimento sem teto

Movimento Sem Teto
by Mirko Cecchi

Auroville – The drift of the late Utopia


A special issue from Andrea Kunkl, traveling through the experimental settlements of Auroville, India. Discover how life is inside one of the oldest community. Read more


“Shelter” is a collective research about sheltering through europe, until the paradox of a luxury hotel builded like a slum village.

Migrants in Lampedusa

Hill of Shame
by Gianni Cipriano

06_Jean Revillard

by Jean Revillard

Dunkirk, France, April, 2010 (1)

by Henk Wildschut


Oro Rosso
by Michela Frontino


Shanty Town Deluxe
by Roger Eberhard


The new frontier of high density housing. From the sci-fi imaginary to the side effects for the population.


Kowloon Walled City
by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot


Hong Kong Apartment
by Benny Lam

Hidden Hong Kong

Hidden Hong Kong
by Kai Loffelbein


Evergreen Tower
by Yeondoo Jung

Alta Densidad
by Jorge Taboada

Metropoli e Densità. Possibili habitat ad Hong Kong.


[ITA] Matteo Aimini dalla redazione di Habitat Project parla di densità abitativa, dalle basi culturali agli sviluppi formali e informali di Hong Kong. Read More

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