Housing Stories explores a series of housing conversion projects located within the inner City of Johannesburg. A set of iterative strategies are explored in order to adapt, re-purpose and re-use existing building infrastructure that was built for commercial and industrial purposes. In doing so these buildings are converted to housing use providing affordable inner city accommodation and extending the life of these buildings. These strategies are :

 JOIN & CONSOLIDATE  adjacent buildings together

CUT OUT  floorslabs to create courtyard lightwells

ADD ON  Maximise Bulk by adding on floors