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Towers within a Tower is a new tower typology that utilizes verticality to the benefit of the community.

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Towers within a Tower stacks the individual rooms of an apartment unit rather than aggregating the rooms horizontally. Each apartment unit becomes its own individual tower.

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The vertical apartment units then aggregate around a central core.

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Three housing types satisfy the needs of three types of users: a studio unit, a one-bedroom unit, and a family unit. Each tower unit is unique in its proportion, organization, and color.

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As the rooms shrink in size with each ascending level of a tower unit, balconies are formed between the units to provide views and access to light and air.

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Besides serving as a functional circulation core, the shared space between the individual tower units fosters a sense of community within a highly dense living environment.

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The units are clad in a ceramic tile with a soft color palette, typical to the residential context of Hong Kong.

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The interior of each tower unit functionally articulates each room.

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Each level of a tower unit has a unique view of Hong Kong and connection to the shared community spaces of the apartment tower.

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Tower units aggregate together to create neighborhood blocks surrounding a shared core. These blocks stack vertically, making this a highly adaptable system into various site conditions within Hong Kong.

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This system of aggregation can be used as urban residential infill between existing apartment towers.

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Or, the tower units can form a low-rise community.

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Not least, the tower units can adapt to various topographical site conditions.

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