Multi-Family Housing to Cure Loneliness

The Swedish, apparently, long for community. Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture has proposed a redesign for an abandoned sanitarium, turning it into a green, multi-family community.

The architecture firm explains, "In Sweden today, people are dying of loneliness. As traditional social ties [are] being eliminated, there is sometimes no substitute. We propose a housing with a new type of neighboring community that is based on voluntary participation and adds value. "

Fast Company adds that the project will include "solar panels, small wind turbines, a rainwater reuse system, and a rooftop garden."

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