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location Nieuw Zuid, Antwerp, Belgium
Program cultural installation
area 15.000 m2
date May 2014
status Final 3
credits POLO. Architects ®
A proposal for a tower, included in the new masterplan that will cover the Nieuw Zuid (New South) of the city of Antwerp.
An iconic building with a strong presence to hold fifteen thousand square meters of new quality housing, with a great view over the river Schelde and all the city.
The use of “bigger and cheaper” modules articulates the relation between inside and outside in a compact building.
It plays with the orientation of the views from each apartment and with aesthetics of the facade. Because it is a very monumental block, the angulated facade gives it a more dynamic feeling.