Aerial Perspective
Location: Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
Project Categories: UrbanismCodes
Year Started: 2006
Status: unbuilt
Size: 461 acres

In 2007, DPZ worked with Hines to design a new town in the outskirts of Arcos de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain. The charrette team explored the great traditions of the local Spanish vernacular architecture and urbanism, and applied them to the design of this new community.

The new settlement consisted of a necklace of neighborhoods surrounding a Robert Trent Jones II designed golf course that was taking advantage of the topography of the site and the spectacular views. Some of the features of the plan include: picturesque, narrow streets; organic, pedestrian-friendly blocks; a variety of courtyard building types; and an abundance of public spaces, from small plazas and greens to grand squares and promenades.

Town Center Plan Detail Residential Village Plan Detail Aerial Perspective Perspective View of Resort Hotel Perspective View of West Village Perspective View of a Mixed Use Street Leading to the Hotel Perspective View of A Typical Street Perspective View of a Residential Street Leading to the Town Plaza Perspective View of One of the Proposed Hill Towns Perspective View of a Typical Residential Courtyard Perspective View of the Main Plaza Typical Streetscape Casas Aterrazadas Condominios

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