District 33, Bordeaux, by LAN

Bordeaux’s vast Génicart estate houses 10,500 and occupies 10% of all municipal land owned by the city

LAN’s £12m urban renewal of part of the gigantic Génicart housing estate in the Bordeaux suburb Lormont relies on a radical over-cladding strategy and distinguishes public and private space. Could this model influence British cities?

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