Next 21

Description
NEXT21 is an experimental 18-unit housing project. It anticipates the more comfortable life urban households will characteristically enjoy in the 21st Century. The project was conceived by Osaka Gas Corporation in collaboration with the NEXT21 planning team. The NEXT21 Construction Committee developed the basic plan and design. Its objectives were: • using resources more effectively through systemized construction • creating a variety of residential units to accommodate varying households • introducing substantial natural greenery throughout a high-rise structure • creating a wildlife habitat within urban multi-family housing • treating everyday waste and drainage onsite within the building • minimizing the building’s compound burden on the environment • using energy efficiently by means including fuel cells • making a more comfortable life possible without increasing energy consumption  
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Architect

Civil Engineer

Client

Osaka Gas Corporation

Owner

Time & Place

Status

built

Date

01/01/1994

Address

Osaka, Japan

Specifications

Floors

Floors: 6

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Staircases

Units per Staircase 

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Units

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Plot Area

Floor Area Typical

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Podium Area

Courtyard Area

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Residents

Parking Spaces

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