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Forge Craft uses "hammock" approach to create outdoor space for transitional apartments

Local studio Forge Craft Architecture + Design has created affordable apartments for people transitioning out of homelessness in Austin that feature a breezeway to encourage rest and preserve heritage trees on the site.

Called Zilker Studios, the structure includes 110 affordable apartments operated by local housing organisation Foundation Communities.

The mid-rise housing complex consists of a long volume on a narrow site, flanked by outdoor public spaces with a breezeway and an open-air staircase on the far end.

Read more in Dezeen.

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