E16 Sites - Linz (AT)

"Expansion from Within"

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Location Linz, Austria
Scale L & XS urban and architectural and prototypes
Site Family Recovery - Intensifying Districts
Commission after competition Further development and involvement in architectural project is intended

How Must Metabolism and Inclusivity Be Developed and Connected?
The project site is characterised by a variety of building typologies. A heterogeneous urban ensemble distinguished by many existing potentials and resources, some of which need to be rediscovered and re-programmed in order to ensure a lasting, inclusive and diverse range of uses. […] The E16 site unifies crucial questions on contemporary living within an existing urban fabric asking for the quality of space to be enhanced by re-densification. Seemingly a paradox, an answer to the question on how to expand from within will be at the core of resilient cities striving to co-exist with our planet.