OODA: benguela 88 in angola
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






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






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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