mecanoo‘s brink tower has been awarded 1st prize in a competition to way a modern multi-exercise advanced in the overhoeks district of amsterdam north. spanning 28 floor, the design contains both residential and retail areas. the winning challenge specializes in organising a sustainable and vibrant vertical neighborhood, with a differ of properties to accommodate a diverse neighborhood of of us.
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at approximately 90 meters sizable, brink tower is determined to grow to be an see-catching landmark on the amsterdam panorama. the affirm serves as a hyperlink between the overhoeks and van der pek neighborhoods, and boasts a high space with easy bag entry to to and from central put throughout the ferry carrier.
the map gives a resolution to the dire shortage of top optimistic housing for younger mavens, starters, younger couples, (worldwide) college students and researchers in amsterdam. this technique contains 400 properties, collectively with 120 social condo properties (amongst the social condo restrict), 30 care properties, a assembly house for the neighborhood and more than 250 condo properties in the middle section. brink tower will hold a good making an attempt plinth, with, as well to the entrances to all properties, a range of retail products and companies collectively with catering and native stores.
as well to the investments in social optimistic and the health of future residents of brink tower, the technical theory of this high-upward thrust building itself is additionally extraordinarily sustainable. an EPC rating of decrease than 0 is finished throughout the combo of a astronomical different of PV cells on the a astronomical different of roofs, terraces and façades and the conclusion of extra sustainability products and companies.
the a astronomical different of terraces and roofs are equipped with so-called polder roofs, which formulation that water storage can bewitch space and green enclaves might presumably even even be created. the accumulated rainwater will be reused for the length of the increasing season to water these roof gardens. furthermore, efforts are additionally being made to execute sustainable mobility by providing electrical shared cars and bicycles.
the graceful and tremendous tower has been specially designed to permit as worthy interplay as that you just may presumably even imagine between all residents from the assorted housing sorts, as well to modern residents and the existing inhabitants of the surrounding house. the a astronomical different of retail products and companies, typical areas and the assembly space provide an enthralling character, which is extra enhanced by the fairway environment around the tower and the a astronomical different of terraces that the building has.
challenge title: brink tower
space: overhoeks, amsterdam, the netherlands
challenge way: 2019 – 2020
challenge realization: 2022 – 2025
way group: xior group, consisting of dubbell neighbourhood builders, mecanoo, merosch, dakdokters, pim evers, wedrivesolar, van rossum and nelissen ingenieurs
program: 400 properties, collectively with 120 social condo properties, 30 care properties, a assembly house for the neighborhood and more than 250 condo properties in the middle section
awards: 1st prize competition