OODA: benguela 88 in angola OODA: benguela 88 in angola
nov 16, 2012

OODA: benguela 88 in angola

‘benguela 88’ by OODA, benguela, angola all images courtesy of OODA

 

 

porto-based firm OODA has begun ‘benguela 88’, a 26-storey residential structure within benguela, the second largest metropolis of angola.staggered rectilinear volumes are stacked like blocks and elevated with structural columns to generate interstitial outdoor spaces along its height.horizontal voids reveal unique terrace spaces protected by overhead floor plates or vertical chasms produce open-air atriums which are shieldedfrom the sun’s rays. trees and green areas fill these areas, bringing residents a connection with nature in an urban environment.

 

 

aerial view

 

 

outdoor terrace

 

 

dining + living area

 

 

bedroom

 

 

exterior illuminated at night

 

 

view from bustling street context at night

 

 

context plan

 

 

floor plan / 4m

 

 

floor plan / 16m

 

 

floor plan / 45m

 

 

floor plan / 72m

 

 

section

 

 

exterior elevations

 

 

context diagram

 

 

program diagram

 

 

building diagrams

 

 

steel structures scheme

 

 

conceptual images

 

 

benguela, angola

 

 

project info:

 

 

team: diogo brito, rodrigo vilas-boas, francisco lencastre, duarte fontes, francisca santostype: proposalsize: 38.500 total sqm (19.500 sqm residential)status: in progress

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