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Carabanchel social housing by Foreign Office Architects

Madrid, Spain

In order to maintain floor-to-ceiling glazing despite the blazing Spanish sun, Foreign Office Architects set the residential units of this apartment building behind decks faced with bamboo screens that can be opened or closed depending on the desires of each resident.

Client: Empresa Municipal de la Vivienda y Suelo
Contract value: 5.6 million euros (£4.4 million)

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