‘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.

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolaaerial view

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolaoutdoor terrace

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angoladining + living area

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolabedroom

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolaexterior illuminated at night

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolaview from bustling street context at night

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolacontext plan

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolafloor plan / 4m

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolafloor plan / 16m

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolafloor plan / 45m

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolafloor plan / 72m

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolasection

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolaexterior elevations

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolacontext diagram

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolaprogram diagram

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolabuilding diagrams

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolasteel structures scheme

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolaconceptual images

 

 

OODA: benguela 88 in angolabenguela, 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