MVRDV and city of almere present vision 2030
 
MVRDV and city of almere present vision 2030 MVRDV and city of almere present vision 2030
jul 02, 2009

MVRDV and city of almere present vision 2030

almere 2030 image courtesy MVRDV architects

dutch new town almere plans to grow with 60,000 houses, 100,000 work places and related facilities. consequentially almere will become the fifth largest city of the netherlands in an effort to relief and to offer new qualities to the urbanised west of the netherlands. MVRDV was commissioned to collaborate with the city to design a concept structure vision to accommodate this growth. the growth will take place in four main areas: almere ijland, a new island off the coast in the ij-lake, almere pampus, a neighbourhood focused on the lake and open to experimental housing, almere centre, an extended city centre surrounding the central lake, and oosterwold, an area devoted to more rural and organic urbanism. together the proposals form the new framework to accompany the growth of the city until 2030.  the design of ijland has been a collaboration with adriaan geuze of west8 and william mcdonough of mcdonough and partners.

almere 2030 image courtesy MVRDV architects

almere 2030 image courtesy MVRDV architects

almere 2030 image courtesy MVRDV architects

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