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C.F. Møller Architects and BRUT design Residential District in Belgium

C.F. Møller Architects and BRUT have won a competition for the design of an ambitious urban development in Ostend, Belgium. The neighborhood of 500 houses demonstrates a method of using a human scale to improve the quality of life the residents and the urban realm.

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C.F. Møller Architects and BRUT have won a competition for the design of an ambitious urban development in Ostend, Belgium. The neighborhood of 500 houses demonstrates a method of using a human scale to improve the quality of life the residents and the urban realm.The project centers on the De Nieuwe Stad quarter, where an existing social housing scheme from 1972 has become outdated. The competition for the site?s complete redevelopment attracted 54 firms, from which C.F. Møller Architects and BRUT.
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This project offers a unique opportunity to restore the image of high-rise typologies within the context of social housing, especially since the current residents declare they like living in the neighborhood. After all, the high-rise is nowadays very topical in the discussion about densification and is gaining ground in other segments of the housing market
-Gunther Slagmeulder, architect and partner, BRUT

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The proposal features a family of 10 ?block houses? and 4 ?tall houses? maximizing the site?s link between the green belt and city center. The compact forms gather aroun...
Source: Archdaily
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