Neuländer Quarree, SAOTA concept design for multipurpose development in Hamburg, Germany Very recommended in the Future Residential Project category at The World Architecture Festival (WAF).
WAF, the largest interactive global architecture architecture program and festival – held on 4-6 December 2019 in Amsterdam. Over two judging days, more than 500 finalists, from more than 68 countries, presented their designs to the prestigious international jury.
The entire development includes a hotel, 400 living units, offices, retail and technology parks. The SAOTA design component consists of 200 apartments, nine retail spaces, restaurants, cafes and kindergartens.
"What distinguishes this project is the introduction of communal roof gardens and various social functions on the roof, including; sports facilities with running and walking routes, outside dining areas, toddler and children's play areas, outdoor cinema and a large area dedicated to urban agriculture. As a public gesture, the design introduces an elevated public pocket that allows visual access to the canal, the steps that lead to it also double as city seats and meeting places, creating an inclusive urban interface, "said SAOTA Director, Phillippe Fouché, who led the design.
Earlier this year, the project also won an architectural design competition for the new Neuländer Quarree police station in Hamburg.