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Onix Architects
School for Practical Education


The School voor Praktijkonderwijs (School for Practical Education) in Assen (PRO Assen) is a friendly and accessible building with an exceptionally shaped hipped roof that protects the pupils like a shield. Within the walls of the school, the pupils work on becoming independent, and follow straightforward forms of vocational education. The building supports them by […]


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The Chimney House


The Chimney House in Bosschenhoofd has a simple main volume with a rectangular floor plan and a saddleback roof. The plan is based on the fact that the chimney is a disappearing feature in architecture of this century. This tempted us to create a house with several chimneys. The chimney has been used in different […]


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Noordwijk Garden


A new day-centre for the clients of the ’s Heeren Loo healthcare institution will be built on the edge of the dunes of the Willem van den Bergh grounds. The day-centre will be formed by two courts through which a public route will proceed. Inverted integration will take place in this public domain. Here, the […]


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Zernike lecture Hall


Zernike Building: a multifunctional gatehouse to the Zernike campus grounds of the University of Groningen. The way the Zernike Building is situated on the Zernike campus grounds, as a significant gatehouse next to the main entrance, is reminiscent of a keystone. West 8 is responsible for the Master plan according to which the buildings have […]


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Anthroposophic School


For the Anthroposophic School that was to be newly constructed in the suburb of Huizum West in Leeuwarden, the assignment involved designing a compact building with an organizing nucleus: the heart. Here, the incidence of light forms a major component. Based on anthroposophic principles, which form the basis of the school’s educational approach, the metaphor […]


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