Community Residential Sustainability

Residential development with public and commercial functions situated in a green setting

‘Rinkkaai’ will become a new city district for a variety of users, an intergenerational neighbourhood with a mix of housing typologies and facilities for young families with children, couples, co-housers and seniors with or without need for care. The design aims to create a new community that is connected to each other and to its surroundings. It is part of the project Ghent St. Pieters, located along the Fabiolalaan close by St. Pieters station in Ghent.

The site’s location along Fabiolalaan and in the east of the park Blaarmeersen offers a quiet green surrounding and establishes connections between the city and the park, between living and leis...

Location
  • Ghent, Belgium
Client
  • Alides NV, Nacarat SAS, Cores Development NV
Year
  • 2014 - Ongoing
Status
  • Ongoing
Program
  • Mixed-use housing development 28.400 m2 total, 6 residential buildings with 311 residences, 1.100 m2 commercial facilities, 10.980 m2 of parking, bicycle storage, technical facilities and storages
Disciplines
  • Architecture
  • Urban Design
Collaborators
  • Engineering: Establis (stability)
  • Engineering: VK Engineering
  • Architecture: Saison Menu
  • Public space: Fris in het Landschap
  • Communication: Common Ground
Awards
  • Competition 1st prize
Publications
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