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Published on 11-01-2022

Approval Design Guide Groningen

On December 22nd, 2021, the City Council approved the Guide for reorganizing mobility and public space throughout Groningen.

Commissioned by the municipality of Groningen, Felixx worked together with Goudappel, Stipo and University of Amsterdam (Marco te Brömmelstroet) on the Design Guide for Public Space - "New Space". The guide provides design framework for the future transformation of streets with less space for cars and more space for walking, greenery, sports, playing and social interaction.

Groningen does it again - The Guide for the Public Space stems from the coalition agreement Healthy, Green, Happy Groningen, in which reclaiming public space is one of the pillars of the environmental vision 'The Next City' In which increasing Groningen's quality of life is the central theme. Groningen already put a stop to the car in the 1970s with its famous traffic circulation plan. This plan helped Groningen's city center become a car-free zone. With the adoptation of the Guide, the municipality is taking the next step towards a future-proof public space! 

The Guide - The Guide is a tool for designing public space together as 'a shared space' for people rather than functional connections. The ten dimensions offer policy makers, designers and residents an operational method. 

Year

2020 - 2021

Location

Groningen

Size

1.98 ha

Publications

Leidraad Openbare Ruimte (100mb)

Team & partners

Michiel Van Driessche
John de Groot
Elan Redekop van der Meulen
Cherk Ga Leung
Shuangyun Chen
Goudappel 
Stipo
Marco te Brömmelstroet

List
  1. Gufunes competition published
  2. Healthy Ageing Campus Groningen
  3. Jonas Wins Again
  4. BSD featured in New York Times
  5. Eemsdelta Campus ready for construction
  6. Blokker-site Gouda redeveloped into a mixed-use urban district
  7. East Dike Shenzhen’s demonstration zone open to public
  8. Heading towards completion!
  9. Felixx works online!
  10. Tree planting event in Rijnvliet Zuid!
  11. Jonas has won two BREEAM Awards 2020!
  12. Rapid progress of the construction of our East Dike project in Shenzhen!
  13. Selected for the strategic development plan of Bodø!
  14. Construction works of Shenzhen's East Dike is progressing successfully!
  15. Construction Jonas has started!
  16. News from the nursery
  17. KCAP + Felixx win competition to ‘typhoon-proof’ Shenzhen’s East coast
  18. Felixx presents Isle of Dikes
  19. Construction has started at Tuinen van West, Amsterdam
  20. Spatenstich in Alpen!
  21. Brainport Smart District launched!
  22. Team De Unie+Felixx designs the Eemsdelta Campus as an integrated educational landscape
  23. Definitive Design for Jonas Approved
  24. Felixx contributing to Dutch pavilion for Dubai Expo 2020
  25. Felixx part of the UNStudio team envisaging The City of the Future
  26. 'Dutch architects plant trees into huge 3D printed sample tubes'
  27. Start test phase 3D printed tree pots for Food Innovation Strip
  28. Felixx part of the team to develop Floating Gardens
  29. Selected for the Brainport Smart District
  30. Construction in Alpen will start soon
  31. Closure New Town Lab
  32. Transformation Silk Factory
  33. New Town Lab
  34. Presentation Results Darmstadt 2030+
  35. First Mock-Up 3D Pot
  36. Start 3D printing
  37. Green Icons
  38. Development Strategy Schiekwartier
  39. Food Innovation Strip
  40. Darmstadt 2030+
  41. Felixx presented 1/1 scale models of the special designed furniture
  42. Felixx and MLA+ selected for regeneration Buji River
  43. Open oproep 003401
  44. Het Eiland van Dordrecht
  45. FELIXX + CITYFÖRSTER selected for the competition for Dietenbach
  46. Felixx en Afrique!
  47. Featured in Garten+Landschaft
  48. Public space design guidelines for Food Innovation Strip in Ede-Wageningen approved
  49. Construction in progress
  50. Reinventing Dharavi published
  51. S4 Highway
  52. Book publication ‘BNA Licht Verdicht’
  53. New cultural center in Tiel is nearing completion
  54. Selected for the Open Call: Urban Planning for extremes!
  55. Selected for 2nd round in ‘Who Cares’ competition
  56. COA Reception Centre for Asylum Seekers in Ter Apel officially opened
  57. Felixx in Wuhan
  58. Russian Open at Pakhuis de Zwijger
  59. Open Oproep 0032-07
  60. Realisation of bird island in Rijnvliet
  61. de Architekten Cie. + FELIXX have won the competition for the spatial development strategy
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