The main of the project is: harmonic coexistence of traditional life style with innovations.
The traditional traits:
- Low tech and low cost
- Space character of exterior and interior
- Fractional and vertically developed space
- Saving existing urban pattern
- Structure: maximum span is 3.5 m
- Construction methods: local workers, primitive (not specialized and big) building equipment
- Activation of the city center functions
- Increasing the urban space quality and giving sustainability features for it.
- Usage of high tech elements in interior and exterior space.
- New qualities of the riverside: creation of an luxuriant oasis, with predominance of high palm trees, along the river, which will become an objective of social, natural, aesthetic and tourist attractiveness.
- High quality of engineering systems
- Waterfalls in the courtyards
- More strict standards for energy conservation
Materials: bricks and natural stone from the demolished old buildings on the competition site. Broken brick and stones are used as a filling compound for concrete and plaster. Only natural stone and wood are used in the project.