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NewsNews • 19 Jun 2021

Vindmøllebakken model of co-housing proposes an alternative way of procuring and creating housing communities

Located in Stavanger, Norway, Vindmøllebakken is a collaboration between Helen & Hard Architects and Kruse Smith Real Estate. It is also a pilot project based around the Gaining by Sharing model which demonstrates a new model of co-housing, as well as an alternative way of procuring and creating housing communities within the context of today’s housing market. Jiri Havran The project comprises 40 co-living units, 4 houses and 10 apartments within a low-rise 3-5 storey typology that fulfills human, social and environmental needs in a sustainable way. Sindre Ellingsen The 40 apartment units are organized around 500m2 of shared space, of which everyone owns an equal part. Located at the heart of the building, the s... More