Location Schorsmolen, Breda
Site Family Imagine a Second Life! / Transforming neighbourhoods and buildings towards an inclusive milieu
Commission after competition The concepts, typologies and/or approaches generated in the competition may lead to commissioning of further studies. Follow up research by design assignment at the project site or a site with similar challenges may be commissioned by the municipality of Breda and/or private partners. All Dutch locations are situated in the urban region called SRBT. Each sites represents prototypical design challenges within this region.
Inhabited milieu's challenges In short, the challenge is to develop a longterm spatial transformation strategy implementing a new mix of functions in the central area of Schorsmolen, at the same time testing and implementing new forms of collective living concepts, which can enhance social cohesion. Reinvent this postwar neighbourhood to be an attractive neighbourhood for the twenty first century urban dweller by, carefully designing community oriented housing typologies, facilities and a new use concept for connecting it to imitate the surroundings.
Two main design tasks for Schorsmolen, Breda:
1. Develop a longterm spatial transformation strategy implementing a new mix of functions in the central area of Schorsmolen
2. Design new forms of collective living concepts, which can enhance social cohesion