Maquette Finbarr McComb

27 May

Title of maquette: A farm next door

Location/address of maquette in Rotterdam: Westzeedijk, on empty lot adjacent to sport area near the Lloydpier

Location of project in Rotterdam

Location of Maquette next to Lloydpier

Location of Maquette next to Lloydpier

3 sentences about the vision: An urban farm in the city as a new way of development. Creating sustainable green open space in the Dutch tradition by combining the useful with the pleasant. Working and living together in a mix of urban and rural community.

Rough scale: 1 to 100


General concept for project: alternating strips of buildings and farmland open up views from the street towards the water.

Sketch for project: a collection of different buildings that combine urban functions such as housing and offices together with agriculture.

Example Building: an office block that funnels excess air and heat towards a greenhouse on top.

Completed maquette:

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