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AZPML scoops Luxembourg housing contest

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Alejandro Zaera-Polo’s practice AZPML has won a design contest for a new affordable housing scheme in the Kirchberg district of Luxembourg City

The London-based practice – working with Paris studio Beckmann N’Thepe et Associés – defeated a raft of international firms to land the prestigious commission.

AZPML’s winning scheme will deliver three residential blocks on Boulevard Konrad Adenauer designed to the highest passive standards and featuring grey brick cladding.

Tank Architects from Lille, Vienna-based AllesWirdGut and Petit Didier Prioux of Paris were meanwhile selected to deliver six other housing blocks within the development.

The high-profile contest win comes a month after Zaera-Polo launched a court action against Princeton University over allegations of plagiarism in a Venice Architecture Biennale project made while he was a senior academic at the US institution.

Located on a plateau north-east of the city centre, Kirchberg is the main bureaucratic district of the capital city.

Nearby landmarks include Dominique Perrault’s £260 million European Court of Justice and Ingenhoven Architects’ European Investment Bank.

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AZPML’s competition-winning housing scheme in Kirchberg

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