E15 Winning Teams Portraits/Interviews

A Green Settlement - Outside the Wall

Visby (SE) - Winner

Team Representative: Stefan Gründl (DK) – architect urbanist; Associates: Magnus Haahr Nielsen (DK) – architect urbanist

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M. Haahr Nielsen & S. Jesper Gründl

"Historically the wall would define the city boundaries – outside the city wall, a green and productive agricultural landscape would begin. […] Today the green wedge at Östercentrum is gone and in its place lies a vast parking area. By introducing small scale green production as shared living premises in an urban environment we wanted address some of major problems that we, as a society, are facing today and that are linked to the absence of social cohesion and the overall climate impact."

  

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