Ecodistrict Vauban & co-housing Genova

research report on the social innovation of the co-operative housing movement

As part of the empirical research of the EU FP7-project TRANSIT (TRANsformative Social Innovation Theory) Iris Kunze and Andrea Philipp have conducted an in-depth case study on the ecodistrict Vauban in Freiburg, Germany, consisting of several co-housing initiatives, also the housing cooperative GENOVA was partly examined. This study is related to the TRANSIT empirical research of the international housing co-operative movement and the local project El Hogar Obrero in Argentina, conducted by Facundo Picabea, Agustín Bidinost and Lucas Becerra from the National University of Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentinia. A summary is available here

Please download the full research report on Vauban of 50 pages here:

Kunze, Iris, Philipp, Andrea (2016): The Eco-District of Vauban and the co-housing project GENOVA. In: Picabea, F., Kunze, I., Bidinost, A., Phillip, A. and Becerra, L (coord.) (2016) Case Study Report: Co-operative Housing. TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1 Grant agreement no: 613169.