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Maxim Winkelaar Architects + Bob Ronday
Manor Doorn


The house with the two faces In the middle of the forests in the heart of The Netherlands is an extraordinary residence. The residence was recently renovated with the focus on sustainability done by the architects Bob Ronday and Maxim Winkelaar. The residence is built in the early 20th century and the house is characterized […]


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Liong Lie Architects
Supernova


A brand new dimension in congress and events Supernova is a conference area within the Jaarbeurs Utrecht (the largest fair and conference centre of The Netherlands). The 3500 m2 area includes a foyer and four meeting rooms: one for 454 persons, two meeting rooms for 80 persons each and one meeting room for 460 persons, […]


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Wiel Arets Architects
Utrecht University Library


The library, which houses 42 million books, was intended, in addition to being a place where people could work in a concentrated manner, to also become the intellectual social center for the suburban university campus, where students and others can come to study and meet at all times of the day. The 40 meter tall […]


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Wiel Arets Architects
H House


The house, designed for a couple—a dancer and an actor, both of whom are also landscape architects—is located in an existing formal garden. Composed of two concrete floor slabs which are wrapped in an all glass skin, varying from transparent to opaque, the interior of the house is organized as a single, open, loft-like space, […]


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Maxim Winkelaar Architects
Residence Zoetermeer


The original house, built in 1999 has undergone a complete transformation. The original house consisted of vertical rectangular volumes with three floors. Attached to the volume was slanted covering of combined glass and copper cladding. This lead to unacceptable leakage and an unacceptable climate right from the original completion. The owners patiently tried to live […]


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Wiel Arets Architects
E’ Tower


This housing project is located within a former industrial area in the city of Eindhoven that was redeveloped into a residential neighborhood named Stripe S and composed of two building blocks. The E’ Tower forms the entry to this new development, with 110 apartments dispersed across its 22 floors, while a separate auxiliary building echoing […]


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CKX architecten
House R&L


This house is located in a new district at the edge of the city of Eindhoven in the south of the Netherlands. Designed for a young family with three small children and a special interest in modern Dutch architecture and the need for a small office. The residence and the office part share the same […]


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Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten
Primary school de Vuurvogel


Grosfeld van der Velde architects recently completed ‘de Vuurvogel’, an educational complex consisting of a primary school with gymnasium, after-school club and day nursery; two different users under one roof. The complex was designed to be extremely compact in volume in order to realise the extensive programme on a relatively small plot that is surrounded […]


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CKX architecten
House A&J


The residence is located in a new district at the edge of the city of Eindhoven in the south of the Netherlands. Designed for a young family with two small children and a  love for  Dutch modernist architecture but this time with a twist. This house became one of the whites in yellow. The house […]


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Maxim Winkelaar Architects + Bob Ronday
Residence Bemmel


The wish of this client was a white contemporary minimalistic residence in combination with an office space. Architects Maxim Winkelaar and Bob Ronday made a design that exactly suits the wishes of the client. The house consists of two floors. The ground floor consists of two rectangular volumes, the smaller rectangular volume is rotated 90 […]


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Studio Elmo Vermijs
Zaanse Dacha


On 23 June this year , the Zaanse Dacha officially opened by Leny Vissers, alderman of culture of Zaandam, the Netherlands. As part of the Dutch – Russia year, Studio Elmo Vermijs was invited by Art Committee of Zaandam to design a Datsja ( russian holiday house ). The design , inspired by various elements of […]


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De Bever Architecten
House IV


The house is situated on a corner lot in the typical 30’s district ‘de Elzent’ against the natural landscape of the river Dommel valley, in the center of Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The existing main house is relatively small in structure, however the lot size is sufficient enough to resist an carefully threaded extension. An extension […]


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Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten
House L


The plot of House L is sited in the wooded environs of Oosterhout. The existing landscape, the orientation to the rural surroundings and the planning conditions were the deciding factors in the siting of the dwelling at the rear of the plot. The ground floor was raised with respect to the current ground level, with large glass […]


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Maxim Winkelaar Architects + Bob Ronday
Modern Floating House Watergaten


Concept The concept comprises a box-in-a-box construction. The large concrete box forces the water away creating a new space to construct a house – a waterhole. A free standing living volume is placed in the concrete box with a garden and a terrace around it. The living volume is constructed using lightweight materials that can […]


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Marcel Wanders
Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht Hotel


Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht has honoured the Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi with the Andaz Award for his video art piece Defect in Vision, 2011. The work, acquired by the Mind’s Eye; a partnership of Paul Geertman and Marcel Wanders, will be donated to the Stedelijk Museum and De Hallen Haarlem in shared ownership to be included […]


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MVRDV
Book Mountain+ Library Quarte


The library is designed as an advert for reading, its visible presence and invitation holding great significance for a community with 10 percent illiteracy. From underneath the glass dome the library is visible from all sides, especially from the adjacent market square where the library appears as one big book mountain. Underneath its monumental glass […]


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HOSPER
Leiden, inner gardens


Inner gardens included in the designs for the renovation plans The Oranjegracht/Waardgracht neighbourhood is located in the eastern inner city of Leiden. The Portaal housing corporation is renovating the houses and the interiors. The approach varies between housing blocks, ranging from improvements and the amalgamation of smaller houses to demolition and the construction of new […]


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MVRDV
DnB NOR headquarters


The development of a new headquarter cluster for DNB is a strategic operation aiming for synergy and a clear identity by concentrating twenty offices dispersed over the city at Bjorvika. The objective for MVRDV was to translate the social and democratic character of DNB’s organisation into a building with excellent working conditions and spatial qualities […]


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DRFTWD Office associates & HOSPER
Park of Luna


HOSPER has been working on the Park of Luna for the past ten years, from the masterplan phase up until implementation. In collaboration with the municipality, Nelen and Schuurmans and DRFTWD this resulted in the development of an attractive recreational area with several activities and a naturally purified swimming lake as it’s central element. The […]


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HOSPER
Haarlem Droste site


Redevelopment of a factory site in Haarlem During the coming years a number of obsolete factory sites along the River Spaarne in the centre of Haarlem will be redeveloped for homes, employment, culture and entertainment. The location that stirs the imagination most may well be the site of former Droste chocolate factory: it is in […]


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