Jan 31, 2008

Apartments/ Estates / Public Housing.

Here we have a collection of apartments, estates & public housing which is quite impressive.

Halle-NeustadtLook at Halle-Neustadt (town hall in the district of Germany) from a point high-rise building.

St. James Town apartments in Downtown TorontoSt. James Town apartments in Downtown Toronto. These residential towers were built in the 1960s & approximately 17,000 people live in the neighborhood's apartment towers, which makes it Canada's most densely populated community. St. James Town is the largest high-rise housing project community in Canada & it consists of 19 or more high-rise buildings (14 to 32 stories).

Flats in public housing estates in Singapore:

Flats in public housing estates in Singapore (6) 1

Flats in public housing estates in Singapore (6) 2

Flats in public housing estates in Singapore (6) 3

Bukit Batok, SingaporeTop view of Bukit Batok, Singapore. Bukit Batok New Town is a new town located in western Singapore.

A typical  Housing and Development Board Estate, SingaporeA typical Housing and Development Board Estate, Singapore.

Flats in public housing estates in Singapore (6) 4

Bedok New Town Bedok New Town (eastern part of Singapore) is the fifth (HDB) new town & there are about 58,000 units of flats been built.

Punggol New TownPunggol New Town is within the North-East Region of Singapore.

Sengkang New TownSengkang New Town is a relatively young satellite residential town in Singapore. And by the end of March 2006, it had 384 HDB apartment blocks with 39,982 units in Sengkang New Town, which comprises of 16,017 four-roomers, 19,477 five-roomers & 4,488 executive flats.

Yishun New TownYishun New Town is a housing estate in the north of Singapore.

Bukit Merah (Singapore)Bukit Merah (Singapore).

The 'Million Program' an ambitious housing program implemented in Sweden with an aim to build a million new dwellings in a 10-year period (therefore the project's name). By the end of this program, about 1,006,000 new dwellings were built, which changed the face of Sweden forever:

Million Program an ambitious housing program implemented in Sweden (5) 1
Million Program an ambitious housing program implemented in Sweden (5) 2
Million Program an ambitious housing program implemented in Sweden (5) 3

Bijlmer in Amsterdam, NetherlandsBijlmer in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Tokyo, JapanTokyo, Japan.

The Pruitt-Igoe projectThe Pruitt-Igoe project (urban housing project built in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.) which is often used as an example of the unsuccessful venture of American public housing & urban renewal.

Aylesbury Estate in Southwark. This is supposed to be the largest public housing development in Europe:

Aylesbury Estate in Southwark
Aylesbury Estate in Southwark 2

Red Road Flats in Glasgow, the tallest Council (Public Housing) blocks in the UK:

Red Road Flats in Glasgow, the tallest Council (Public Housing) blocks in the UK (3) 1
Red Road Flats in Glasgow, the tallest Council (Public Housing) blocks in the UK (3) 2
Red Road Flats in Glasgow, the tallest Council (Public Housing) blocks in the UK (3) 3

The towers Aillaud (or towers Cloud) is a housing complex located in Nanterre, suburb of Paris, France. It was built in 1977 on the plans of Emile Aillaud, which are composed of 18-rise residential apartments:

The towers Aillaud (or towers Cloud)  (3) 1
The towers Aillaud (or towers Cloud)  (3) 2
The towers Aillaud (or towers Cloud)  (3) 3

Tallest commie blocks (with 30 floors) in Nantes, FranceTallest commie blocks (with 30 floors) in Nantes, France.

East River & Woodrow Wilson HousesEast River & Woodrow Wilson Houses.

Residential blocks in BerlinResidential blocks in Berlin.

In the East:

public housing
huge housing

Bronxdale Housing:

Bronxdale Housing
Bronxdale Housing 2

A complex in Metro ManilaA complex in Metro Manila.

This one comes from Europe.This one comes from Europe.

A social-housing complex in Vienna.A social-housing complex in Vienna. The residential park Erlaa old is a major residential complex in the 23rd district of Vienna Liesing. Due to its architecture, it became one of the most popular residential areas in Vienna.

Queensbridge Houses, the largest in NYC Queensbridge Houses, the largest in NYC with over 3,000 units.

These are the images of housing projects during their construction, or just after, in the main cities of Brittany, western France during the late 1960's & the early 1970's:

 images of housing projects during their construction 2

Cité of Le Colombier, in Rennes Cité of Le Colombier, in Rennes.

Cité of Villejean, in RennesCité of Villejean, in Rennes, 1969.

'ZUP Sud', in Rennes'ZUP Sud', in Rennes, 1969.

A cité in VannesA cité in Vannes, 1969.

Here are some more huge complexes, which we were unable to ascertain the locations & details:

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Source: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.

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