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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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COEN! design agency
City Apartment Upside Down


The apartment is situated in the Medina Building by the London architect Neave Brown. On top of each apartment is a garden terrace. A hanging garden. This makes the building a green paradise in the heart of the city and makes the apartment really a house upside down! This luxurious city apartment is designed by […]


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GROUP A
Caballero Fabriek


The concept for the former Caballero factory-site in the Hague is to stimulate creative and innovative activities amongst the tenants. Cross-fertilization between the various disciplines will be enhanced by linking commercial activity and culture. This cross-fertilization is the leading theme for the Binckhorst Innovation Factory redevelopment scheme. Therefore common spaces and meeting points take centre […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
Gallerie Willem Baars Project


Willem Baars, art historian with a reputation in the art world as a trader, consultant, appraiser, publicist and guest curator, started in 2007 with creating and hosting contemporary art exhibitions at different locations and galleries. His work was lacking a home-base art gallery, a place to represent the artists through a gallery-program. By opening the […]


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Onix Architects
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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COEN! design agency
Omroep Brabant


Omroep Brabant is a regional broadcasting company. It touches the peoples hearts in the Brabant region. COEN! Translated this feeling into the new interior of this organisation. A warm welcome in the entrance hall, a poem and floor pattern about the purple heath and subtle translation of the typical Brabant flag. A visualisation of tradition […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
MAZZO Amsterdam


Mazzo, the eighth member of the IQ creative family in Amsterdam, is the Italian sister of Brasserie Witteveen – both in hospitality concept and in the interior there is an obvious connection. As with Witteveen the name and location of Mazzo share a history in the city of Amsterdam. Until six years ago Mazzo was […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
Bibliotheek Almere


The challenge was to design all public spaces within the new public library in Almere. The building was designed by Meyer en van Schooten Architects. The overall design scope consisted of 5000m1 linear meters of bookshelves and accompanying facilities: counters, internet areas, a read café, study areas and a multimedia department. At the request of […]


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Onix Architects
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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24H architecture
Private housing, Nieuw Leyden


Within the urban plan of Nieuw Leyden, 24H > architecture design two ecological houses. The building block consists of 18 houses, designed by different architects. There are no regulations of the beauty commission, so the future owners are free to design their house, as long as it fits within the provided building envelope. The density […]


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COEN! design agency
Media Academy: colourful pixel landscape


The Media Academy is the leading training institute for the media and is located in a stately villa at the Media Park in Hilversum. This beautiful building has been renovated to restore its original glory. The interior was designed by COEN! to create a harmonious whole. All the walls and window casings are white, which […]


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Onix Architects
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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24H architecture
Reet Barn


Recently 24H-architecture designed a new ‘farmhouse-like structure’ in the northern part of the Netherlands. At the square base of the building, a wooden roof was build that is tilled towards the prevailing south-western wind blowing over the open polders. With big overhangs the roof protects the structure from wind and rain as well as creates […]


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Onix Architects
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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COEN! design agency
Kameleon


A chameleon has the unique ability to change its colour. Dutch jewelry store ‘Kameleon’ has changed its colour and appeal by a new interior. Banners in different shades colour the floor and the walls. A black ceiling supports these stripes. Bright white showcases attract the attention to the modern jewelry in an appealing way. The […]


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COEN! design agency
Office MBO Raad


The ‘MBO Raad’ is the Dutch Association of VET Colleges. The association represents all government-funded colleges for secondary vocational education and training and adult education in the Netherlands. This office space was recreated by COEN! to form a light, colourful and attractive working environment. The designs for the corporate identity, product and interior are all […]


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Neutelings Riedijk Architects
International Music and Dance Center


The IDMC is a public building for all The Hague’s citizens. The IDMC is a well-structured building with cosmopolitan grandeur where many thousands of visitors will be warmly welcomed and will enjoy spectacular and sparkling performances in festive surroundings. Authenticity and Synergy The IDMC is the communal residence for the Dutch Dance Theatre, the Residential […]


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Zecc Architecten
Residential Church XL


Context – In the Netherlands there are hundreds of empty churches. Since 1970 more than 1000 churches are closed by church communities. More than 1/3 was demolished and half of the Catholic churches were thrown down. The coming years another 1000 churches will lose their original function. Fewer people go to church and the costs […]


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Studio Rolf.fr i.p.w. Zecc Architecten
Black Pearl


Social context: This house takes part of a program of the congregation Rotterdam who wanted to revitalize disadvantaged neighborhoods by selling metier houses to private persons. These homes have in common that they are neglected the last few years and have to be refreshed. The buildings usually consist of several small apartments, one per layer. […]


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Pasel.Kuenzel Architects
V36K08/09 – Urban Diva


On a former industrial site close to the historical heart of the renowned Dutch university city of Leiden, emerges one of the biggest urban developments of private-collective dwellings in the Netherlands. In their series of eleven town houses, Rotterdam based architects pasel.künzel architects present yet another exceptional residence. V36K08/09 is the front end of a […]


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