Housing, elderly care, youth- and community facilities
The St. Joseph Parish in Deurne has undergone a redesign. The redevelopment involves the construction of a new school, a neighborhood support, approximately 229 apartments, eight individual care apartments, six group homes for every six clients and 225 parking spaces located in two underground garages.
The site is located in the heart of St. Joseph Parish in Deurne, at this location was a convent located. The urban plan provides, in addition to the development of elderly services, in a neighborhood park to connect to the existing green areas.
The large blocks in the plan are a reference to the former convent that was still present in the collective memory of the inhabitants of the district. The urban plan shows that the different building blocks and the district are intertwined. The entire plan is designed with various levels of publicity or privacy. This principle is one of the guidelines has been for the further development of the plan.
This housing service area - consisting of 10 blocks - is characterized by the variety in functions and flat types, all kinds of health and welfare services are within reach. It includes a information and servicecenter from which these services are provided.