In many cities, affordable housing space has become extremely scarce. In order to meet the acute demand,
convincing models and perspective for the future are required. how can, however, housing costs be reduced without limiting the residential quality?
This book documents outstanding contemporary housing constructions that distinguish themselves thanks to their quality and were, at the same time, realised at reduced construction costs. the individual examples from all over
Europe impress on account of the different concepts for affordable housing, both from clients and tenants. Their constructional solutions, the prudent choices of materials, and specific building processes had a decisive impact on reducing constuction cost.