FORECLOSED: REHOUSING
THE AMERICAN DREAM

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Keizer, Oregon, 2011
Nature–City
Keizer, Oregon, 2011
Nature–City
Keizer, Oregon, 2011
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Keizer, Oregon, 2011
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Architectural model
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Architectural model, plan view
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Site model, plan view
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Architectural model, showing the Water Gardens building
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Architectural model, showing the Caverns building
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Architectural model, showing the Pixel building
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Architectural model, showing the Caverns building with wildlife pass-through and pool
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Architectural model, showing the Bridge Houses
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Architectural model, showing Compost Hill and the Water Gardens building
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Rendering of Nature-City
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Keizer, Oregon, 2011. Rendering of Compost Hill. This building combines terraced housing and a spiraling park with an interior dome that collects methane from solid waste and produces compost. Waste heat warms public pools at the rooftop.
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Rendering of Nature-City
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Rendering of Nature-City
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Rendering of the Caverns (left) and the Tower of Houses. The Caverns combines housing with caves, ponds, and rock climbing. The Tower of Houses comprises three-story units, with triple-height gardens, that can be used for living, working, or a combination. An interior waterfall provides water pressure for the entire Nature-City.
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Diagram showing WORKac's analysis of animal habitats in Keizer, Oregon
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Diagram showing WORKac's analysis of shared landscapes in Keizer, Oregon
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Diagram showing WORKac's analysis of infrastructure in Keizer, Oregon
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Diagram showing WORKac's analysis of public transportation in Keizer, Oregon
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Housing typologies in the proposal (1 of 3)
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Housing typologies in the proposal (2 of 3)
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Housing typologies in the proposal (3 of 3)