integration of strategies
horizontal connection through the neighborhood
neighborhood design
neighborhood design: hashtag
components
possible growth
network of neighborhoods
use case Berlin: higher degree of pre-planning
use case Berlin
use case Berlin
use case Berlin
use case Berlin
use case Berlin
use case Caracas: lower degree of pre-planning
use case Caracas
use case Caracas
use case Caracas
use case Caracas
physical model
physical model

HASHTAG is considered as a neighborhood prototype that questions the traditional division of the two disciplines architecture and urban design. The strategy of stacking land aims to create floors and roofs, structure and infrastructure at the same time and as an open-building concept it can grow into various spatial configurations with divers fit-out levels in different sites. This alternative typology separates the traditional building functions and built elements in order to ensure maximal freedom, growth and flexibility creating a user generated urban neighborhood that is rather process than form driven. HASHTAG is populated in a bottom-up approach: former passive users turn into 3D-city makers and constantly renegotiate individual needs without the constraints of a prescribing master plan. The HASHTAG is primarily organized around the courtyard(s) to compose a permeable three-dimensional cityscape of connected open floors and stair-ramps allowing for new forms of micro mobility.

 

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