Saturday, August 22, 2009

waterstudio NL: the citadel water apartment complex

the citadel floating apartment complex by waterstudio NL
image courtesy
waterstudio NL

The citadel is the first floating apartment complex, part of the new water project
in the netherlands by waterstudio NL. the building will consist of 60 luxury apartments with parking spaces and large terraces. through its fluent design it shows the endless possibilities of building on water. new water is a benchmark project in dutch water-management developments. the artificially maintained water level of this former polder, measures approximately 2.5km by 500m and will be raised to bosom-level, creating a site that will not only act as a regional contingency water storage area, but also hosts a multitude of water-related developments including 1200 dwellings.