|Jakobsen, Ane Marie
|Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway
|Housing in Oslo is becoming increasingly more expensive. Recently many people fall between, not earning enough to buy and not qualifying for financial assistance. Oslo Kommune has been working on an alternative housing model and In may 2019 they announced the start of a third housing sector. The plan is to fund initiatives exploring alternative housing types like collective housing and urban strategies that help the local communities and create social meeting places.
In Between is looking at using collective housing as a strategy for one of the municipalities unbuilt sites in Grünerløkka, providing a community for single providers and people living alone.
Two different levels of sharing was developed for the two user groups. The sharing apartment, where two apartments share a flexible common room and entryway and the level of shared space is up to the residents, and the co housing apartments with a ground floor shared kitchen and social space.
The building connects to existing structures and create a public and a communal space with different character. The public side is responding to the context with thick masonry walls while the communal space is translucent and light.
|The Oslo School of Architecture and Design
|Navngivelse-Ikkekommersiell-DelPåSammeVilkår 4.0 Internasjonal
|VDP::Humanities: 000::Architecture and design: 140