Mixed use scheme, square and market, Seychelles

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  • Feasibility study for a 10,000 sqm mixed use office and retail scheme in Victoria and 2,300 sqm of landscaping for a public square and market.

    A large and important site amongst some of country’s most important national monuments to be developed into a vibrant market quarter and public square framed by a mixed-use building.

    The architecture echoes and reinterprets that of the surrounding traditional buildings and connects east west and north south to bring life into a vacant and unloved plot.

    A new public ground rises from the pavement along the natural water course up to the proposed building thereby completing a piazza with the cathedral opposite on higher ground, re-engaging the ecclesiastical complex with the town.

    • Completed: May 2016
      (not submitted for planning – not realised)
      Architect: Studio Ageli