The sketch design comprises the main guidelines for the urban layout, infrastructure, services, position of functions and phasing of the ‘Eco-City’ masterplan.
The basic concept foresees two fields of densification, two focal points where production, housing, education, culture and tourism are situated.
The surfaces for wind- and solarenergy are concentrated inbetween the two settlements. Following the soft curve of the street mounting up the hill, the outline of the settlement resembles a crescent moon.
The two agglomerations have different characters.
The ‘farm’ has an open, representative appearance and accommodates the public and business functions.
The ‘village’ has a more private character and integrates housing and tourism.
The polarity of the two settlements is reflected by the different topographic conditions of the plain and the hilltop.