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
with spatious courtyards for parks, plazas and sport facilities. Driveways and
places are underneat of buildings, on the void and transparent ground floor,
and in basement
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/
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
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
community) in the early 19th century, and Le Corbusier: Unité d'Habitation (Marseille)
1947-1951. In formal heksagonal expression, beehive urban pattern, references
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
F.R.Ballard: Queensbridge, NY.1939.