The Casbah in Hengelo by Piet Blom is one of the few housing projects from the 1970’s in which the discussed themes; condensation and function mixing, are still current.
The Casbah is a 1973 complex of 184 homes. Characteristic is the fact that the homes are in a closed linked configuration on the ‘first story’, that way forming a roof above a common covered area that could be captured by the inhabitants. Blom expected an active municipal environment in this area.
(source: Archined News, Piet Vollaard)