How can inner-city density be designed in a place between a motorway and an arterial road, so that the label “city meets village” becomes lived substance?
A development structure with maximum open space and residential quality was to be developed for the highly exposed plot between a motorway and an arterial road, which meets the marketing slogan “city meets village”. Within the framework of an existing zoning, which restricts the scope, the specified high density had to be combined with the strict noise insulation requirements.
How can inner-city density be designed in a place between a city motorway and an arterial road, so that the label “city meets village” becomes substantial? The embedding of the site in the large-scale urban structure, the communicative edges in the east and west, the distinctive residential landscapes with their reference to archetypal settlement structures in the context of Florasdorf, as well as the specific openness of the building and open space structure for socially sustainable forms of appropriation are answers which are based on a discovery: the discovery of 4 specific qualities with which the promise of the brand Florasdorf can be fulfilled.