How does solar design from Studio Solarix work in practice? Tomorrow Van Wijnen will open the pop-up Loskade neighborhood in Groningen, a neighborhood focused on sustainable innovations in an experimental environment. Studio Solarix has been involved with the Loskade for over a year, when Van Wijnen was looking for a special “eye-catcher” for the project. Even after the opening, we remain involved in this special neighborhood, with new innovations.
In this transformation real estate developer Pharos works together with a combination of twenty advisors, designers and contractors to realize this idea. Studio Solarix is one of the selected designers. Constructed in 2003, Pharos consists of a total of 22,000 m2 GFA divided over 19 storeys of high-rise and 6 floors of low-rise. Originally a standard office building, it has now been modernized into a healthy working environment. The central and attractive location in the heart of the Randstad and Schiphol region has ambitions to develop itself to a energy conscious and circular area. The use of the Solarix solar design on the façade of the building emphasises this idea and marks the identity as a healthy workspace. Literally the concept will function as a lighthouse for healthy working