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Joerg Knuettel PORTFOLIO Heinzmannstrasse 6 | 61462 Koenigstein | Germany e-mail: joerg_knuettel@web.de Tel.: +49 163 4209721 | Online Portfolio: http://joergknuettel.wix.com/home


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Lusail Waterfront

LUSAIL WATERFRONT LUSAIL WATERFRONT

Largest Commercial Waterfront Development in the Middle East A SIGNATURE WATERFRONT Location: Doha | Qatar Type: Concept &•Mix Detailed Master land usesPlan Land Area : 52 ha•Compact | Year: 2013 community design, access Involvement: Project Manager to waterfront& Lead Urban Designer •Range of housing opportunities Seef Lusail is a high profile district of the Lusail Master plan; spread walkabletocommunities over 52 hectares•Create with entitlements develop up to 690,010 square •A strong place meters of commercial, retail,sense office,of entertainment, hospitality and residential property.•Preserve natural beauty The master plan is sub-divided into four sub-zones, each with a dif•Strengthen and direct development ferent balance of programmes and urban character, thereby becomexisting ing destinationstowards in themselves. Thecommunities zones furthest away from Lusail •Provide a varietydistrict of land and water Towers and Boulevard commercial have a more relaxed urban character, while based the zones adjacent to Lusail Plaza have more comtransportation option mercial activity. The four zones are connected by the LRT, internal •Consistent policies and coordinated open space and circulation network, as well as a vibrant waterfront promenade thatpermitting islined with processes commercial activity.


Lusail Waterfront Illustrative Masterplan

Mid Rise Apartments

Lifestyle Club

Waterfront Apartments Hotel & Serviced Apartments

5 star Hotel

Multi-purpose Hall

Retail Village

Office Cluster

4 Star Hotel and Serviced Apartments integrated with Retail Mall

Family Entertainment District: Mall, Leisure Anchor

Offices with proximity to LRT station and retail mall Marine Village & Waterfront Residences

High density residential overlooking the waterfront and Wadi

Presentation centre


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Lusail Waterfront Zone A - key features

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Mixed Use Residential

Shaded Linear Park 1

LRT Station

High Density Mixed Use Residential

Continuous Street Friendly Facade at Ground Level

Seef Lusail Boulevard

Presentation Centre 2 Promenade Road

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Mixed Use Residential with Retail Podium along the Promenade


Lusail Waterfront Zone B - key features

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Mall Plaza and drop off area

LRT Station

Office Cluster

Clinic

Hotel & Serviced Apartments

2 Retail Mall

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Community Park

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Leisure Anchor

Promenade with Concession Areas


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Lusail Waterfront Zone C - key features

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Community Park

Central Plaza in Community Park

Clinic Office

Mosque

Courtyard 1 LRT

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Hotel Apartments

Retail Village

F&B Promenade

Hotel Multi-Purpose Hall

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Lusail Waterfront Zone D - key features

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Community Square

Medium density residential block

High-rise residential towers

3 Promenade with retail & F&B

Waterfront Park

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Lifestyle Club

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Al Doha Park

LUSAIL WATERFRONT AL DOHA PARK

New Central ParkAinSIGNATURE Doha WATERFRONT Location: Doha | Qatar Type: Landscape•Mix Masterland Planuses Proposal Land Area: 208 ha | Year: 2011 •Compact community design, access Involvement: Project Coordination to waterfront & Urban Design •Range of housing opportunities The main purpose of this exercise was to establish a vibrant park pro•Createallwalkable communities gram and to incorporate the extensive functional requirements of •A strongand sense of place the park into a imageable cohesive vision for the park. Three thematic axes traversenatural the parkbeauty from the south to the north •Preserve ends, metaphorically linking the heritage areas in the south to the “fu•Strengthen and direct development ture” zone in the north. The Architecture in the park is integrated with existing nature and allowtowards visitors to interact communities with the landscape in new ways. •Provide variety of land Shapes and forms found inanature inspired theand waywater the buildings and gardens were conceived. based transportation option •Consistent policies and coordinated permitting processes


Al Doha Park Illustrative Masterplan

Key features


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DUBAI AIRPORT CITY DUBAI AIRPORT CITY Redevelopment of brownfield site next to Dubai aiport Location: Dubai | United Arab Emirates Type: Master Plan Proposal Land Area: 3,800 ha | Year: 2007 Involvement: Project Coordination & Urban Design

The master plan emphasizes on the capitalized on the expansion of the airportThe as an internationalfor transit masterplan the hub. redevelopment Essential of to the concept of this city is a multi-tiered Umm Ramool, situated adjacent environmental to deck that not only encourages a car-free pedestrian friendly comDubai International Airpoty, emphasizmunity, but also provides a unique identity to Dubai. This results in an on the expansion ofby the as anof a Personal interactivees environment supported theairport introduction Rapid Transit (PRT) or Personal System. international transitRail hub. The purpose The transitisoasis is a tourist-microcosm huge of proportions that caters to establish a conceptualoflevel deto both airline passengers in transit and residents in Dubai with valid velopment content of the masterplan passports and e-cards. It forms the heart of a pedestrian-friendly, carsite area inself-sufficient, order to inform the free, programmatically elevated citynext that seeks to pioneer a lifestyle Dubai is less reliant on cars. stageinof the that preliminary design works.

Dubai Airport City


Dubai Airport City Illustrative Masterplan MASTERPLAN

DUBAI AIRPORT TERMINAL 2 PERSONAL RAIL SYSTEM DUBAI METRO DU STATION

DUBAI AIRPORT TERMINAL 3 CONCOURSE

EMIRATES AIRIR LINES BUILDING

TRAVEL CITY (BONDED)

LIGHT RAIL STATION BONDED BUSINESS PARK PARK & RIDE LOGISTICS PARK HOTEL

TRANSIT OASIS DOME

RAILYARD

SERVICED APARTMENTS

LIGHT INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY PARK

RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY

AIRLINE RESIDENTIAL

RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY

RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY TOWN CORE DEWA RESERVE MASTERPLAN

BAI AIRPORT ERMINAL 2 PERSONAL RAIL SYSTEM EMIRATES AIRIR LINES BUILDING

DU DUBAI METRO STATION

TRAVEL CITY (BONDED)

RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY

LIGHT RAIL STATION BONDED BUSINESS PARK PARK & RIDE

S PARK

COMMERCIAL (UN-BONDED) HOTEL RAILYARD

FESTIVAL CITY TRANSIT OASIS DOME SERVICED APARTMENTS

USTRY / Y PARK

RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY

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400 500m RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY

MUNITY

DUBAI AIRPORT CITY

DESIGN APPROACH

TOWN CORE DEWA RESERVE

RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY

COMMERCIAL (UN-BONDED) FESTIVAL CITY

LAND USE PLAN

illustrative master plan

400 500m

AIRPORT CITY

DESIGN APPROACH

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LANDUSE LEGEND

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land use - option 1 AIRPORT CITY

PLANNING DIAGRAMS

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land use - option 1 PLANNING DIAGRAMS


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Danga Heights Illustrative Masterplan

DANGA HEIGHTS DANGA HEIGHTS

Master Plan for New Uptown Centre Location: Johor Bahru | Malaysia STRATEGIES Type:PLANNING Concept Master Plan Size: 132 ha | Year: 2011 CreationLead of new city-centre Involvement: Urban Designer identity Higher densities with compact urban design Danga Heights is master-planned as a vibrant mixed-use cityMix-use with a strong streethome-office-leisure retail concept. A one-kilometre long integrated pedestrianised environmentretail street will be anchored with different attraction nodes as public plazas and retail attractions Attractive and such weather protected urban leading all for thefull waywalkability to a city park. The master plan heralds a streets brand new concept leisure, work and residence in Johor Integrated public for transportation Bahru. Inclusive public spaces designed to respond to local identity Reflect Johor Bahru’s aspiration for a brand new city centre


Danga Heights Topographical section showing parking strategy


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URBAN REDEVELOPMENT IN ISTANBUL Redevelopment in Istanbul Location: Istanbul | Turkey Type: Concept Master Plan l Land Area: 143 ha | Year: 2013 Involvement: Project Coordination & Lead Urban Designer

The master plan is located within a rich historical urban fabric close to the Golden Horn (Halic) and the site’s topography offers great prominence on the Beyoglu skyline when viewed from across the Golden Horn. The key design drivers are: • Stitch together a contiguous opens space network that potentially extend throughout the city • Create a regional destination on the top of the ridge • Maximize quality of buildings in the district by creating views to the water. • Mitigate the impact of the high-density built environment on the streetscape by cascading street walls.

Urban Redevelopment in Istanbul


Urban Redevelopment in Istanbul Open space network

Linear park perspective


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Zowara Abu Kamash

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LIBYA MPC

ZOWARA ABU KAMASH

Concept Master Plan for Phase1 of Special Development Zone Location: Zowara | Libya Type: Concept Master Plan Land Area: approx. 1000 ha | Year: 2007 Involvement: Urban Designer The Zowara Abu Kamash Development This concept master plan sets the framework for the first phase of the Zone (ZADA) lies in the north-west reZowara Abu Kamash Development Zone (ZADA), a site of approxiof Libya in North Africa, enjoying mately 1000Ha asgion startup to generate the critical mass for future developments. geographical proximity to both Europe The developmentand consists of three distinct 100km yet linked west town centres, Africa. Located of each with a unique identity focussed on lifestyle & tourism, educaTripoli and close to the Tunisian bortion & knowledge and business development. The urban framework zone is ideally situated on to provides flexibilityder, in thethe growth pattern of the towns to respond Mediterranean SeaOfcoast a unanticipated andthe changing circumstances. specialwith significance is the Mediterraneancoastline coast which remains open and60km. publiclyThe accessible stretching almost throughout the project. master plan was designed in collaboaration with LANDinc and Bassenian Lagoni Architects.


Zowara Abu Kamash Illustrative Masterplan

Marina Village


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Asmaran

ASMARAN

MASTERPLAN FOR PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT IN DUBAILAND | UAE

ASMARAN

Concept Design for hospitality zone and mixed-use districts Location: Dubai | UAE Type: Concept Master Plan Size: 232 ha | AYear: 2008located at the heart of Bawadi district Involvement: Project Coordination & Urban - Dubai’s ambitious 10 Design km hospitality and entertainment strip, Asmaran is a A district located at the heart of Bawadi - Dubai’s ambitious 10 km ha develoment that forms theha cora hospitality and232 entertainment strip, Asmaran is a 232 develoment surrounding Bawadi that forms the areas core areas surrounding BawadiSquare. Square. The The key design drivers were: design challege was to unite a variety of 1) To create a attractions place that willunder inspireathe imagination and make singular identity. In fond memoriesfor its visitors. response, the building masses around 2) To create a pedestrian-friendly, highlyliveable, environmentally sensiBawadi Square were unified in aspectacular drative urban oasis where one is continuously excitedby and varied attractions. matic skyline that outlined the impor3) To unite the tance varied offerings in the entire Asmaran development with of the square. A series of formal a strong singular identity, via strong visual andphysical connections, corridors park corridors green and open spaces. connect the various districts with continuous street-level attractions.


Asmaran Illustrative Masterplan


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Dubiotech

ASMARAN

MASTERPLAN FOR PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT IN DUBAILAND | UAE

FUSION | DUBIOTECH

Mixed-use Development in Tecom Area Location: Dubai | United Arab Emirates Type: Architectural Concept Design Site Area: 7.8haA |district BUA: 308,000 Year: 2008of Bawadi locatedm2 at|the heart Involvement: Residential Hotel Layout10 km hospitality - Dubai’s& ambitious and entertainment strip, Asmaran is a Located in Dubiotech, the region’s first dedicated life sciences tech232 ha develoment that forms thethat cora nology park, the Fusion is a mixed-use development integrates areas surrounding Bawadi Square. Thean Of-fice Residential Apartments, Serviced Apartments, a Hotel and tower in a single iconicchallege megastruc-ture architectural nad environdesign was towith unite a variety of men-tal features inspired byunder micro-biology. attractions a singular identity. In response, the building masses around Bawadi Square were unified in a dramatic skyline that outlined the importance of the square. A series of formal green corridors connect the various districts with continuous street-level attractions.


Dubiotech


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Algiers Bay

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LIBYA MPC

ALGIERS BAY

New waterfront development Location: Algiers | Algeria Type: Concept Master Plan Land Area: 136 ha | Plot Area: 83 ha | Year: 2008 Involvement: Urban Design The Zowara Abu Kamash Development The Algiers Bay Waterfront City(ZADA) is envisioned create new experiences Zone lies intothe north-west refor waterfront living. Located at the centre of the bay and in a region of gion ofCity Libya in North Africa, enjoying exciting change, the Waterfront is programmed and designed to to both Europe catalyze the renaissancegeographical of Algiers Bay.proximity The key design drivers were: 1) Increase waterfront exposure via environmentally-sensitive reclamation and Africa. Located 100km west of 2) Maximize views of theTripoli water and park corridor through view corridors and close to the Tunisian borto the sea. the zone is retail ideally situatedMarina, on 3) A variety of waterfrontder, experiences: Public promenade, the Mediterranean Sea coast with a Resort, Beach and Residential. 4) Distributed town centres create astretching variety of district identities. coastline almost 60km. The master plan was designed in collaboaration with LANDinc and Bassenian Lagoni Architects.


Algiers Bay Illustrative Masterplan

View corridors

Nodes of Activity

Street Sections


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Palm Jebel Ali

ASMARAN

MASTERPLAN FOR PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT IN DUBAILAND | UAE

PALM JEBEL ALI PRECINCT 4 Mixed-use Community on Palm Jebel Ali Location: Dubai | United Arab Emirates Type: Invited Competition Land Area: 8.5 Ahadistrict | Year: 2008 located at the heart of Bawadi Involvement: Architectural & Landscape - Dubai’s Layout ambitious 10 km hospitality and entertainment strip, Asmaran is a The Palm Jebel Ali is the second of the Palm trilogy to be completed. 232 ha part develoment thatis forms the cora Precinct #4, the tallest of the spine, envisioned as a mixed areas surrounding Thefive distinct use retail, community and residentialBawadi hub. TheSquare. site covers building plots totaling Ha. a variety of design approximately challege was8.5 to unite This design concept relatesunder to the figurative land form of In the Palm Jebattractions a singular identity. el Ali by referring to the same theme at a smaller scale, and aims to response, the building masses around evoke the same sense of serenity and ease that comes with the image Bawadi Square intheme a draof a desert oasis and palm groveswere of theunified Gulf. The is addressed at an abstract level form of the outlined towers, thethe integrated maticin the skyline that impor- design of the podium and landscaping. tance of the square. A series of formal green corridors connect the various districts with continuous street-level attractions.


Palm Jebel Ali Illustrative Masterplan

Tower Design Concept

Podium Design Concept


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Baku Mall

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LIBYA MPC

BAKU MALL

Proposal for Mixed-use Development Location: Baku | Azerbaijan Type: Feasibility Study Site Area: 7.8ha | BUA: 308,000 m2 | Year: 2010 Involvement: Architectural Layout The Zowara Abu Kamash Development This design proposal introduces a new form of mixed-use developZone (ZADA) lies in the north-west rement in Baku, combining retail, residential, hotel & office functions. Libya in North enjoying The design of thegion retail of mall responds to theAfrica, local climate with cool proximityan toopen bothairEurope winters and warmgeographical summers by introducing street mall focussed on F&Band and lifestyle for the 100km warm summer and Africa.retail Located westmonths of an indoor mall with its own circulation loop. Tripoli and close to the Tunisian border, the zone is ideally situated on the Mediterranean Sea coast with a coastline stretching almost 60km. The master plan was designed in collaboaration with LANDinc and Bassenian Lagoni Architects.


Baku Mall Ground Floor Parti Diagram

1st Floor

2nd Floor


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