LOCATION       Vama Buzaului | Romania

SURFACE        68 Ha

OBJECTIVES  60 dwellings
                           1 hospitality center
                           1 hotel

WEBSITE         www.building-the-future.net/vama-buzaului.html
VALLEY21 is a project that is co-created with the Mayor, Council and  People of Vama Buzaului and the Building the Future network.

What does this mean?
The history of the project goes back 5 years when Building the Future presented an approach to the Council and mayor of Vama Buzaului to develop it’s Municipality, keeping existing values, adding new values, for all. 
Vama Buzaului is a Municipality that is rooted in deeply ecology of the Carpathians, a Municipality that  has a pastoral history going back the times of the Dacians, a municipality that today still holds values of the past, but that has ambitions for the future.
Valley21 is a result of a process of co-creation, keeping existing people values, adding new people values.
Valley21 was master minded in a process of 5 years, ultimately giving form to a master plan that has now been Imagineered with Stijlgroep and Building the Future.
The Co-creation will continue to ultimately arrive at a final master plan for which there is a market.
For this final Co-Creation we need your help and input. Become part of the Co-Creation process for a Unique project in the Romanian Carpathian Mountains, ultimately creating the Greenest Municipality in the World.
Invitation to YOU
I'm Luca Fornaroli,
I'm associated with Building The Future and I'm working with Stijlgroep in this design process.
In these designs there is something from me, from the StijlGroep, but ultimately there is something from the many, many people who have contributed.
I am inviting you to help us by filling out a
Give us your opinion – Come and Co-Create with us!
After a first Questionnaire others, a total of 3 or 4, will follow. They are all short, they will not take a lot of time, but we are convinced that you will actually enjoy to provide feedback on this inspiring project

Be part of the co-creation!
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Valley21 gives a new meaning to luxury, luxury as in living the essence of qualities.
Quality fulfills a purpose that feeds essentials of the mind of the body of the soul.
Qualities can be a luxury, but qualities are never senseless. Valley21 holds values that people live for. Valley21 is a shared space for a community of likeminded people, where privacy can be found in the dwellings, or community can be sought to share good time or share the common governance over the space, the haven, Valley21. Valley 21 is the symbolic connection between frantic 21st cen- tury life and the essence of life in a pastoral community rooted in pristine undisturbed nature. 
The conception of Valley21 follows the concept of Building The Future, a concept that is very ambi- tious but at the same time very humble. The 21st century will see an ocean of change and will feel like a millennium. When we close this century we aspire Valley21 to feel contemporary. 
living in the pastoral meadowland
Valley21 is pastoral meadow-land, a symbiosis of shepherding and nature since the time of the Dacians, its shape formed by a small river that runs through it. The essence of the Valley is set by it’s slopes and the riverbed. The slopes exist of a variation of forest and pastoral
grassland. The space invites for the creation of small ‘neighborhoods’ in the open fields and more individual dwellings
between the trees in the forest areas.
The hospitality center is the core of the Valley, a small agro touristic constellation
of buildings around a multifunctional square, that invites globe-dwellers for a day of indulgence in peace, peace of the soul, peace of the body, peace of the mind. One can have a coffee on a terrace,
have a bite to eat, buy local biological
food produce, or sit on the terrace, with one’s toes in the river…
living in the community
community living
community living
The architecture of dwelling in the meadowland is a combination of 3 elements:
-traditional house, a sculpture made with local materials, a reminder of the tradition and nature.
-glass house, between you and nature an invisible high performance layer.
-basement, a firmly set on the ground, allows to adapt the house to any slope and to have an extra storage space.
porch view
living the landscape
We are studyng two different solutions for the dwellings at the edge of the forest area.
The first dwelling is semi-submerged in the terrain, with the south fasade open to the valley and the roof overgrown with herbs and small plants.
The visual impact is low as possible.
The second solution is composed of two volumes.
A basement semi-submerged in the terrain for bedrooms, services and storage. A wooden structure for daily activities on top.
More privacy, more views on the landscape and less footprint.
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VALLEY21 project

VALLEY21 project

LOCATION Vama Buzaului | Romania SURFACE 68 Ha OBJECTIVES 60 dwellings 1 hospitality center 1 hotel DESIGNERS Stijlgroep - landscape and urb Read More