Adaptable Housing is a collective typology meant to help transit city dwellers from tenants to owners. The initial unit module area (sqm) is gauged to the median family structure and mortgage available for working couple with minimum income. The versatility of the structure allows inhabitants to dynamically expand vertically or horizontally based on the growth in their financial ability and space requirements. While they have the liberty to buy and sell, under no circumstance they shall be subsidized as only by owning in it will they feel obligation towards it. Additionally, these projects are not meant to be a transitory phase for ‘low income’ residents but rather a mix of different incomes by having the ability to grow around a structure. The Adaptable Housing enables belonging initially and growing from there on.
Principal Architect Naji Moujaes
PAD10 in Partnership with Gregory Taousson Architect