gaupenraub shows that topics around architecture and the field of work of architects can also be treated differently.
This includes the co-design of programmatic content, dealing with the site, the clients and users, circular economy, social issues, …
The office wants to show alternative approaches that deviate from the common image of the architect, towards an architecture of togetherness.
Redevelopment, reuse, upcycling are topics that currently are of great interest to all architects. The sustainable use of our resources has become necessary to ensure a future worth living for all of us.
For us, these topics have been part of our profession for more than 20 years, since many of our clients have hardly any resources at their disposal – they were homeless.
On the basis of three projects, strategies are shown how affordable, socially responsible and resource-saving living space can be created. Initially designed for socially disadvantaged people, many of the lessons learned are proving to be groundbreaking for future planning.