JUANA CANET ARQUITECTOS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

garden of
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The object of the competition is planning an entire neighborhood, including schools, mosques, public space and 1250 homes. The urban fabric arranged is fractal. The pentagon of 5 meters on each side is the figure taken as the basic minimum unit housing development.
The project aims to restore arable souk urban life and the fabric is extended as a mat-building throughout the territory. Hybrid tower units work as urban landmarks due to their power concentrate multiple activities and to provide orientation in the urban settlement. All the low units are developed around a courtyard which provides the necessary privacy for the dwelling. The different typologies of housing are arranged by two different processes, growing horizontally or in height by the addition of pentagonal modules.
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