Entry 4


A courtyard is a circumscribed area, often surrounded by buildings, that is open to the sky. In the organization of public spaces in relation to the private domain the courtyard plays a prominent role. It identifies the city where its located. Nowadays as much as in the past or in the future. In this case it identifies CY. In CY the courtyard organizes the surrounding whole is much more than just the sum of the individual parts. All the courts, CY are entwined with the courtyard. The porch connects the individual The four gatekeepers (two at the street and two at the courtyard) make the public that there is something of interest behind them. It invites them to The CY is a refined mix of different kind of public spaces and it functions makes you feel at home even before you are in your actual home. Home is perhaps even more regarding healthcare.

Louis Dams

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