Today we looked at three different residential communities to get you thinking about what kind of community YOU want to design for. Each of these had a different mission, a different relationship between the individual and the collective, and a different philosophy for how to engage the public. Videos linked below.
The Bauhaus in Dessau (1925 by Walter Gropius)
- Translates to “construction house” or “school of building”
Convent of La Tourette (1960 by Le Corbusier)
- “Create a silent dwelling for a hundred bodies and a hundred hearts”
WeLive in Manhattan and Crystal City, VA (2016 by WeWork)