Middle income couples and families are often today forced to leave the city because of high living costs. Density is a quality which creates security, community feeling and supports a high number of social and recreational activities. The housing typologies should focus on rational building through simple building systems which to a great extent can be mass produced. It is crucial to construct affordable and well functioning houses. A combination of rational and simple typologies with a high density creates a sustainable and attractive place of living.Numerous factors affect the balance of sustainability, some requiring more attention than others: Energy supply, climatic changes, traffic and the possibility of a life in harmony where housing, work, social interaction and shopping are all close at hand.
Competition; Kløvermarken 21st century neighbourhood