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De Citadel Almere Architecture

Contemporary Almere Development – design by Christian de Portzamparc in The Netherlands

5 Feb 2008

De Citadel

Date built: 2006
Design: Christian de Portzamparc

De Citadel Almere
image from Christian de Portzamparc

DE CITADEL
The project is located above the Hospitaalweg- Almere Stad, Almere, Netherlands
Dates built: 2000-06. Commission. Delivered

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photographs © Adrian Welch

PROGRAM
Commercial and housing central urban block. From an OMA mass plan based on slab layering and respecting the Dutch city scale.

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photographs © Adrian Welch

SURFACE:
Total surface 45,000 sqm SHON
Shops: 35,000 sqm
Apartment buildings: 10,000 sqm

Client : Ontwikkelings Combinate Chappij – Almere Hart CV
CLIENT REPRESENTATIVES:
– Shops: MAB
– Apartment buildings: Eurowoningen BV

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photographs © Adrian Welch

De Citadel Almere – Description
Located at the heart of the new town of Almere, the dual-purpose block designed by Christian de Portzamparc fits into Rem Koolhaas’ multi-layered urban plan. The block is fragmented by the crossing of two pedestrian high streets built onto a structural plate, which, below, accommodates the public car network and car parks.

Above the high streets, colorful houses are distributed around a large convex meadow, preserving the intimacy of the inhabitants.

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photographs © Adrian Welch

De Citadel Almere information from Christian de Portzamparc

Atelier Christian de Portzamparc, Paris, France

Location: Almere, Netherlands

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