MARISSA SIBLING VILLAS
BUA : 7.000m2
2 Blocks - 24 Villa units
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Contractor : Alsalimi Real Estate Ltd.
Competition entry project. The vision for the project is to build a Contemporary, efficient, well designed attached villas in Ash Shatti Sharqi, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Ash Shatti area is characterized as a sophisticated district featuring high income households, mostly residing in residential town houses, villas and compounds.
The research shows that the area has high demand for Residential villas, our aim is to stand out from the crowd by providing high level of living experience in an affluent area. As a result of several analysis made in the site surrounding, the first decision have been to follow a gridal design approach to divide individual lands for consistency and harmony. We believe that grids bring order to a layout, it also permits to create a structural harmony in the design.
The circulation and access have been carefully managed to maximize efficiency and ensure units privacy. Recessing units approx. 5mt. from the road permitted to create an inner street that allows car access to be safer and more fluid. Landscape design has been thought to bring the most welcoming atmosphere to the inhabitants and offer an unique oasis experience.
The paradigm of the traditional Arabic courtyard is explored through the concept, where climate and context ensure, the courtyard plays a vital role, modulation of private space in & out has been seeked, evoking the memory of ancient Arabic architecture.
Architect : Samet YURTSEVER
Interior Architects : Zeynep ONUK, Zeynep BÜYÜKÇINAR
Civil Engineer : Furkan ANKARALI
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