E16 Portraits - Building the Ecotone

Hjertelia (NO) - Winner

Building the Ecotone

Associates: Axel Mak FR), Antoine Le Métayer (FR) – architects and engineers, Warren Louis-Marie (FR) – architect

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"The main issue on Hjertelia was to propose a new form of neighbourhood that would be an alternative to low-density and car-dependent suburban housing. Our answer was to replace the individualistic dream of the detached house by a collective utopia, a productive district based on cooperation and in close relationship to nature."