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Buda Beach

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Jordi Farrando, Intercomunale Leiedal
 
location Kortrijk
function park, urban plan
contributed by farrando

Buda Beach is the result of diverting the river Leie and extending the south embankment at the tip of the island of Buda, at the edge of the historic centre of the city of Kortrijk. Unlike the continuity envisaged for the north embankment, the south bank is seen as a series of episodes with different formal and functional characteristics to serve the adjoining urban fabric. Buda Beach is designed as a landscaped leisure area, in keeping with the interventions in Koning Albertpark, that will provide a springboard for the footbridge linking the two sides of the river and transform into a riverside beach in the summer with the construction of a temporary sandbank. It is laid out as an undulating area, with great green slopes down from IJzerkaai to the riverbank. Tamped paths of dolomite sand run between them, linking the urban axes on the island to the riverbanks and a large recreation area.

 

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Buda Beach
Address
IJzerkaai
Belgium
Project is public!
This project is part of 2 guides Belgium by NBA
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Completion 2009
Floor area/size 8500 m2
Cost € 450000,-
Main designer, Architect, Landscape architectJordi Farrando
Urban plannerIntercomunale Leiedal
Client Waterwegen en Zeekanaal
 
Project ID 9390
Latitude/Longitude 50°49'59N 03°16'06E
Contributed by farrando
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