MVRDV Reimagines the Future of the World’s Oldest Social Housing Complex


The Fuggerei Pavilion. Image Courtesy of MVRDV

The Fuggerei Pavilion. Image Courtesy of MVRDV

Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Fuggerei social housing in Augsburg, Germany, MVRDV has collaborated with Fugger Foundation to initiate a conversation about the future architectural and urban plans of Fuggereien, the world’s oldest social housing complex. Throughout the upcoming months, the Fugger Foundations are hosting interdisciplinary debates that highlight Fuggerei’s guiding urban principles and discuss challenges about the field of architecture, politics, culture, and sciences, by notable individuals in each respective field.

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