THE NETHERLANDS. 2006
Almere Hout seeks to realize these desires:
1. A place of profound physical singularity, remarkably attractive in its urban character.
2. Offers great scope for individual expression and abundant opportunity for the accommodation of difference in the construction and occupation of private environments.
3. A strong partnership between and private initiative with the public sector providing a singular and delightful infrastructure to conduce the widest range private possibilities.
4. Structured around strong neighborhoods with clear centers and shifting, overlapping, boundaries.
5. Neighborhoods emerge organically within sympathetic frameworks proposed by this plan.
6. The plan as a whole offer possibilities for autonomous development at every scale and include the potential for fundamental change over the period of Almere Hout's construction.
7. That the phased growth of Almere Hout take place a way that satisfying communities can be created in sequence and not await the development of the site as a whole to find local viability.
8. A model of best practices for sustainable architecture and urbanism.
9. The these practices be understood to include the attain the highest rational levels of self-sufficiency within such that it offers the prospect for fully satisfying lives to within its boundaries.
10. Emerges from the complex of environments and traditions that inhere and surround its site.
Credits: Michael Sorkin, Mitchell Joachim, Makoto Okazaki, Noura Al Sayeh, Somnath Ray