Restructuring Multicultural Community

Restructuring of Kooiplein to create a new city centre of Leiden Noord

The area for the restructuring of the ‘Kooiplein’ square in Leiden forms the future heart of Leiden North, with a community center around a plaza on the water and a green park area which connects the city quarters to the north and south along a main city axis.

Besides the restructuring of the traffic intersection, the plan envisages the construction of 851 parking spaces, 5.300 m2 commercial facilities, a community school with library facilities and 4...

Location
  • Leiden, Netherlands
Client
  • Heijmans, De Sleutels
Year
  • 2008 - Ongoing
Status
  • Ongoing
Program
  • Restructuring of public transport node, 851 parking spaces, 5.300 m2 commercial facilities, school with library, communal facilities and 432 residential units
Disciplines
  • Architecture
  • Urban Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Masterplan
  • Supervision
Credits
  • Aerial photography: Kozzmozz
Collaborators
  • Collaborator: Municipality of Leiden
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