The Creative Collage City
The Creative Collage City in Eindhoven, aptly named for its innovative approach, is an art center that stands as a testament to creativity and collaboration. Constructed with Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), this unique development is located near Philips Stadium and offers a dynamic space for artists, craftsmen, and musicians to come together. With its music studios, small ateliers, and 3D offices, the center provides an environment that encourages artistic exploration and community engagement.
Alongside its artistic focus, the Creative Collage City also includes commercial spaces on the lower floors, such as a coffee shop, market, and restaurant, ensuring a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere. The upper floors house a hotel designed to accommodate business travelers, tourists, and music enthusiasts, adding to the lively ambiance.
One of the notable aspects of this project is the deliberate use of Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) as the primary structural material. This choice has resulted in an approximately 40% reduction in carbon emissions, showcasing the center's commitment to sustainability, renewability, time efficiency, cost-effectiveness, safety, and health considerations. By combining artistic expression with architectural excellence, the Creative Collage City aims to create an inspiring and productive atmosphere, bringing together the Temporary Art Center, Plaza, and the Mixed-Use Building in perfect harmony.
Arch 402 Spring 2023, Mehmet Ali Mutlu
Studio instructors: Ezgi İşbilen, Yiğit Acar