‘Green House’ by Margaret Bursa

‘Green House’ by Margaret Bursa | 2008

“The Czech town of Zlín is the site of a social, industrial and architectural experiment begun by Tomas Bata in 1894. The shoe-making factories that were once the town’s driving force no longer operate and so the social and commercial structure of the town and its suburbs are in decline. Responding to the New Local Manifesto a layer of facilities is laid over and interwoven into the residential neighbourhoods where seven housing typologies are afforded dual functions of work and domestic life.”