GECEKONDU DUS SUMMER HOUSE HOTEL

Illegal temporary travelling hotel

Illegal temporary travelling hotel, offering free lodging in exchange for cultural contribution; GECEKONDU invites people to participate in creating a lively summer program at the Gecekondu, to jointly investigate and question temporary spontaneous use, the claiming of spaces, bottom up versus top down, nomadic life, the effects of migration onto towns and the potential of the existing townscape.

Model

Model title
Illegal temporary travelling hotel
Location
Almere, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
For whom is it?
People interested in claiming social independent space
a/ initiator
DUS architects
b/ provider
DUS architects
Start
2010 - ongoing
Type of duration
Temporary

Characteristics

Critical
2
Testing the borders of the Dutch planning system
Social
2
Stimulating spontaneous social process
Participatory
3
Active participation in creating a temporary hotel & encouraging the exchange of cultural program
Responsible
3
Self sustainable living
Bottom up
3
Derives out of a concrete need of the residents
Inventive
3
Creating an informal space for unexpected input from the guests
Site-specific
2
In each hosting environment
Educative
2
The importance of exchange & co working
Local
4
Involving community of each place

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