The commercial success of a social housing development is largely depended on the lifespan of the building, and that, it turns out has a lot to do with the impression a building makes on the mental map of people.
The shape of this apartment building is borrowed from the farms that first inhabited the landscape here. The actual shape is a merge of a farmhouse and shed. The bigness of the volume provides generous apartments and is so economically beneficial that we could afford an overall natural stone cladding.
The diamond shape of the block results in special spatial qualities experienced both inside and outside.