Batna Housing Project, Algeria, Africa
 
 
Year1972latitude: 35° 33'
longitude: 6° 10'
Period
Initiator(s)
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population
Town website
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Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 
'A typical apartment module consists of five-rooms surrounding a central common room which is ventilated and lit by skylight. This room, warm in winter and cool in summer, recalls the central room of traditional houses known as wust ad-dar" with its ceiling "shubbak". Around this room are the living room.' From the Aga Khan archive. MONOTONOUS CONCRETE TWO STOREY HOUSES THAT, DESPITE BEING USED, LOOK A BIT LIKE THEY WERE NEVER FINISHED.

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