Footbridge on the water Residential Constructing / LOVE structure and urbanism
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Inspiration river – symbiosis with the Dahme. The Dahme waterscape is of outstanding high quality and sweetness. Right here, pure area, leisure high quality, and in addition industrial Appeal is mixed with the peace and serenity that rivers typically exude.
To stage this distinctive pure high quality to the utmost is the central design concept of the residential constructing: A big-scale, eight-meter-deep pier in entrance of the particular Constructing leads the person residences very near the water – in order that Condo and water appear to merge. The jetty is a hybrid of personal balconies or open areas and on the identical time a growth component. Thus, the footbridge stands for view, leisure, recreation, Pleasure, enjoyment, but additionally for social interplay, group, and sense of togetherness. It “stands” for a form of bathing lake impact.
You’ll be able to say: This footbridge IS the constructing as a result of it shapes the home visually and in addition by way of content material. He’s each the face and the soul of the constructing. Three supplies characterize the constructing: wooden, aluminum, and concrete. Wooden in itself is synonymous with themes comparable to water, jetty, raft, or canoeing. Aluminum is factual-serious has a hygienic impact.
On this case, we particularly recognize its capacity to simply mirror the sunshine and coloration moods of its surroundings and thus work together with its environment. After which when water meets the sky. Concrete as one other pure materials rounds off the combination. Much like wooden, concrete has a sure depth and naturalness, which stands for security and sturdiness. All residences are designed and due to this fact have two Cardinal factors. This permits the residents to expertise daytime but additionally seasons intensively. The constructing, with its 28 residential models within the Grünau district of Berlin, has 4 full flooring and one stacked ground.
Within the heart of the home is the vertical entry, which is instantly linked to the footbridge. The footbridge, which is about again about 2 meters from the home, leads the residents not solely on to their residences but additionally to their spacious outside areas with spectacular views over the river. The person ranges of the walkway have completely different ground plan layouts. Thus, along with the various vertical view relationships, there’s additionally an attention-grabbing and all the time new shadow play. All of the residential models of the constructing are designed in an interconnected means and thus have two sky instructions every: the north-east positioned pier and a south facet, which is provided with large-format plant troughs without spending a dime.
Planting by the residents. Which means that residents wouldn’t have to forego the outstanding view of the Dahme to the northeast or a light-giving south-west facet. Via beneficiant folding- Sliding partitions, the residences could be opened to the surface areas to the utmost – inside and exterior thus combining to kind a single unit and the complete. Depth of the walkway turns into an integral a part of the dwelling panorama.