Auckland apartment developers could do with taking a leaf out of Bailo + Rull's portfolio.
According to Designboom, the Barcelona-based architecture firm has just completed the finishing touches on 18 VPO, a social housing project comprising 18 apartments.
The building's street façade enjoys a view of green spaces and balcony shields on this side act as a sun shade, while allowing some light through to the interior. The end result is anything but a blight on the urban landscape and surrounding environment.
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