This settlement of 1.500-2.000 inhabitants has nearly 400 dwelling units
and quite rich supply of public and social space on the ground and lower
level. The least two hundred of people is working in this "small town".
Houses in row create a hexagonal carpet with spatious courtyards for parks,
plazas and sport facilities. Driveways and parking places are underneat
of buildings, on the void and transparent ground floor, and in basement
garages. Besides a direct entries from parking place, apartments are on
three levels, and might be from 130- 200 sq m (smaller or bigger, as well).
There are five activity zones (east-west):
-TOWERS: residential, office, bussines, hotel accomodation
-SPORT: basketball playground /might convert to skating, and concert audience/
valleyball playground ,ping-pong area, bowling, swimingpool /adjustable
for waterpolo play/
-CENTER: plaza, civic center, communal meeting, shoping, restoran, caffe
-PARK: recreation, play on grass, sitting, walking, jogging, byke, fountains
snow animation, tree shadow,
-EDUCATION: school, kindergarten, workshops, studios, exibitions
There are three main walking lines under 60 degrees angles diferentiated
in texture and colour, there are much more migling paths through eleven
courtyards and peripherial green space. Area for settlement is 250 x 280
m, about 8 hectars or 20 acres.
A back-up for social idea of this settlement are Charles Fourier: Phalanstery
(utopian community) in the early 19th century, and Le Corbusier: Unité
d'Habitation (Marseille) 1947-1951. In formal heksagonal expression, beehive
urban pattern, references might be several projects from 1960s- Bijlmeer
Amsterdam-Kisho Kurokava: Floating City - Candilis, Josic, Woods : Toulluse,
Bilbao, Paris- Juraj Neidhardt: Sarajevo.
Y-shaped building are designed by Marcel Breuer in project Stuyvesant,
NY., and realized by F.R.Ballard: Queensbridge, NY.1939.