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Hoofddorp - Housing - Masterplanning - IBA

site description

The dutch 'polder' is omni present at the IJtocht Zone. As the whole Haarlemmermeer polder is built onto reclaimed land - land that used to be fully submerged in water - we propose to very much expose and explore this sense that water and land are exchangeable with one another. Our scheme proposes several sectional diagrams of topographical variations to integrate into the site. This artificial topography results into varying waterlevels, in various time fragments, throughout the year.