alfredo brillembourg and hubert klumpner: 'hoograven invites you' research project at utrecht manifest 09
 
alfredo brillembourg and hubert klumpner: 'hoograven invites you' research project at utrecht manifest 09 alfredo brillembourg and hubert klumpner: 'hoograven invites you' research project at utrecht manifest 09
may 20, 2009

alfredo brillembourg and hubert klumpner: 'hoograven invites you' research project at utrecht manifest 09

transforming problems into opportunities ‘hoograven invites you’ is a new research project by architects alfredo brillembourg and hubert klumpner of urban think tank. they will hold workshops, symposiums and various activities,discussing this topic at the utrecht manifest 3rd biennale of social design from 4 – 11 october, 2009.

hoograven is a moroccan neighborhood in the city of utrecht. the area of makes up 5 percent of the total population of the utrecht and is a highly segregated area with great division between the old and new hoograven. authorities are aiming to make it a more mixed and prosperous by building housing and shopping centers that would attract the middle class, inviting them to invest in the area and encouraging private enterprise.

new hoograven neighborhood plans

new hoograven neighborhood plans

go dense go green, building tall structures that consist of wind turbines on roofs

go dense go green, building tall structures that consist of wind turbines on roofs

the s.l.u.m lab (sustainable living urban model) founded by alfredo brillembourg will also be utilized in this instance. the lab works as a nomadic enterprise; bringing planners, architects, and students from all areas of the globe to converge and to work towards an understanding of the link between urban planning and poverty alleviation.

see also alfredo brillembourg and hubert klumpner’s design of metro cables in caracas.

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