Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Uploading City by [delacourt][vanbeek]
December 17th, 2014 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: [delacourt][vanbeek]
Uploading city is a proposal for creating a sustainable market hall that will upload itself over time. It uploads in a literal way by making use of solar panels on the roof and figuratively by the new activities that will be developed here.
The roof over the public square is designed as a tilted solar plant which is directly connected to the energy chain of the nearby KEMA Institute for Energy and Sustainability. This creates a market hall that can be used for a wide range of activities (events, markets, performances). The huge roof is an invitation to come up with new programs. Over time, the hall can be filled (uploaded) with new volumes, each with their own programs. The hall is used as a link between water, furniture hall, sewage farm and offers space to new activities and future developments.