Heerweg Housing / WE-S architecten
Textual content material description equipped by the architects. The problem consists of 28 residential fashions, unfold over 2 compact setting up volumes on every edges of the positioning. The current setting up pattern, flanking the highway, may be continued on the positioning, consisting of semi-open properties with front and back gardens (STEP 1). The properties are sideways and oriented to the doorway yard (STEP 2). The open home at the back of the properties might be utilized to arrange a couple of flats spherical a communal, coated courtyard (STEP 3).
By turning every volumes 90 ranges, the semi-open properties on the underside flooring could also be equipped with their very personal entrance door. The flats are accessed by the use of a shared entrance at Heerweg Zuid (STEP 4). The doorway hall of every volumes opens as a lot as a typical “lounge”, a gathering home in the middle of every buildings. The “lounge” spreads over 2 flooring, stimulates interaction, and ensures optimum daylight penetrating the core of the amount (STEP 5).
Organizing all fashions into 2 compact buildings provides an open home of nearly 30 m in the middle of the positioning, framing a beautiful view of the forest behind. The grid pattern of canals, meadows, rows of timber, and hedges surrounding the positioning, interprets into the format of the plot. A few strategically chosen axes physique 10 laps of greenery, planted with intensive and in depth vegetation. The private gardens, linked to the duplex properties, be part of seamlessly to the frequent exterior areas (STEP 6).
The problem makes an try to reconcile the typology of the nation house with that of the multi-family residence in different strategies. As an alternative of stacking an similar tales, every volumes could also be study as scaled-up villas.