Stigsborg Vinklerne: Sustainable Dwellings On Contaminated Soil

Student thesis: Master thesis (including HD thesis)

  • Henrik Gammelgaard
4. term, Architecture, Master (Master Programme)
This project focuses on a former industrial site placed close to the city center of Aalborg, Denmark. Because of its former use, this area is highly contaminated, with diff erent heavy metals. Some of these known to be cancerogenic. The area has alot of potentials and this project seeks to find a way to build sustainable dwellings on the site. This is done by using phytoremidation for cleansing the soil, while housing and daily city life takes place on platforms and raised walkways. This report mainly describe the iterativily process done. The focus is on the architectural sollutions where a wide span of theory and best practice is used for designing the dwelling.
Publication date19 Dec 2012
Number of pages125


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