Belatchew Arkitekter wins the invited competition for the development of a new urban district in Uppsala focusing on sustainability. Following are extracts from the jury’s motivation:
Particularly interesting are the buildings with terraces on their short sides since they give a distinct character to the area (…) One wishes to use this to create a green city area with a specific identity. (…) The core strip buildings with a town house-feeling in the ground floor and first floor apartments, and more traditional
An industrial area remade into a living city area with housing, activity, commerce and recreation. A centrally located park runs along an old railway embankment and marks the historical passage. The park takes care of the day water and offers the area a meeting place where habitants can cultivate their own little pieces of land. The buildings are designed with pronounced terraces directed towards the park and Fyrisån giving the area a distinct identity.
Project in cooperation with Oxygen Architects. Number of apartments: appr. 1200. Client: HSB, Uppsalahem and Uppsala Kommuns Industrihus.
A new master plan for the northern part of Uppsala, Börjetull.