Ecoquartier Diar el Djenane

Research project

Alger

A project écoquartier intermediate collective dwellings.
The aim of this pilot project is twofold : to find the spatial qualities of the built vernacular in designing patio open as identity element , founder and backbone of housing space and reinventing a new relationship between outdoor spaces and spaces interiors ; reinterpret spatial patterns of the Casbah and Haussmann city prioritizing space by multiplying the threshold between public and privacy of home, reintroducing the social and functional diversity , finding the use of fifth façade and offering spaces "shared" places in the neighborhood and feel.