Olympic Village for Cape Town - 2004 Olympic Bid
LLOYD ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS and URBAN DESIGNERS: Architect
400 unit village made up of Courtyard units, each serving 24 house units. A detail plan of one Courtyard is shown. The system allows for community cohesion in small units for diverse peoples. Safety is through close surveillance.
Each Courtyard is attached to a large linear park on one side. A shared vehicle court is attached to the entry side This connects to larger scale urban facilities : taxi rank and market. This is a principle of Link and Space that expands, progressively from small units to embrace the whole city.
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