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Schuurman Group, Alkmaar, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Schuurman Group

The accommodation for the Schuurman Group is situated in the business area Boekelermeer in Alkmaar, a small town in the north of the Netherlands.  This prime location is visible from the highway A9 and is adjacent to a natural reserve. To profit from the qualities of the location, the building […]

Public Playground, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Public Playground

The design for a school, sport and public square is a pilot project, resulting from research into the potential of playgrounds for the public domain in 2007. The square is located on the Mullerpier in Rotterdam. It is a schoolyard for the primary school nearby, as well as a public square. There are different functions in the neighbourhood of the square, such as an […]

Primary School De Schatkamer, Zwolle, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Primary School De Schatkamer

The primary school ‘De Schatkamer’ is located in the Stadshagen district in Zwolle, and is surround by the Belvederelaan, the Wildwalstraat and a railway track. There is a series of magnificent oak trees on the site. The building follows the contours of the land in a kind of bow shape, […]

Mixed Use Maashaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Mixed Use Maashaven

Maashaven de Zuidpunt is a mixed-use building covering 10.000m2, whose principal occupant is the municipality of Rotterdam – Feijenoord. Two building volumes come together at the short end of the block where they form a massive, expressive brick superstructure that rests on a glazed volume containing the borough’s council chamber. […]

Ensemble Bloemershof, Dieren, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Ensemble Bloemershof

Text description provided by the architects. With the completion of the Bloemershof, the municipality of Rheden has been enriched with a new, multifunctional urban ensemble with a strong identity. Designed with and for its different users – the vocational school, sport facilities, fire station and housing – it creates a […]

Booster Pump Station, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Booster Pump Station

Text description provided by the architects. The Booster Pump Sation is located on the Zeeburgereiland in Amsterdam. The building accommodates three Booster pumps, which collects all the sewage of Amsterdam East and passes it on to the new central sewage purification centre in Amsterdam West. The main function of the […]

Esprit Head Office Benelux, Amstelveen, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Esprit Head Office Benelux

Text description provided by the architects. TThe building houses the headquarters of the fashion label Esprit for the Benelux. Esprit is one of the largest fashion brands at the moment, with a young and dynamic image. The building was required to create a powerful and striking image and radiate the […]

Fire Station Doetinchem, Doetinchem, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Fire Station Doetinchem

Text description provided by the architects. Fire Station Doetinchem combines durability, functionality and an attractive living and working environment in a green oasis. The station is 24 hours operational and the building houses a mix of functions for living, working and sleeping facilities. A spatial development with various vistas makes […]

City Hall Borsele, Heinkenszand, Netherlands, Atelier Kempe Thill

City Hall Borsele

Text description provided by the architects. The municipality of Borsele in the Dutch province of Zeeland was founded in 1970 by the merging of 13 villages. Heinkenszand was assigned centre of this newly formed administrative unit and a new town hall was built for the 25.000 inhabitants. More then 30 years after […]

Junky Hotel Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Atelier Kempe Thill

Junky Hotel Amsterdam

The Amsterdam-Bijlmermeer housing development, which was erected in the nineteen-seventies based on CIAM principles under the direction of Siegfried Nassuth, has been being overhauled since the mid-nineteen-nineties due to a wide range of social and structural problems. In this case, urban renewal means, above all, radically […]

Atriumtower Hiphouse Zwolle, Zwolle, Netherlands, Atelier Kempe Thill

Atriumtower Hiphouse Zwolle

Text description provided by the architects. At the dawn of a new era of neo-liberalism in Europe, social housing is once again regarded with increasing indifference. The implicit assumption is that apartments for the lower social classes ought to be small, cramped, dark, badly built and ugly. Architecture in the […]

23 Town Houses in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Atelier Kempe Thill

23 Town Houses in Amsterdam

Text description provided by the architects. Community versus individuality: within post-war urbanism: Amsterdam Osdorp was built in the 1960ties and is since a few years in a process of urban renewal. The ambition of the program is to create a bigger variety of more individual housing types serving the middle […]

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands, MVRDV

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum

Text description provided by the architects. Located in Rotterdam’s Museumpark, the depot features a new type of experience for museum visitors: a sturdy engine room where the complete collection of 151,000 objects is made accessible to the public. In addition to the various storage and care areas, the depot has […]

'T Park, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

‘T Park

Text description provided by the architects. In August 2013 the City of Amsterdam gave the go-ahead for the redevelopment of an old store room under one of their offices on Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam into a multifunctional plaza. This plan is part of the new flexible housing concept for their offices, […]

Restaurant Stork, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

Restaurant Stork

Text description provided by the architects. An old industrial warehouse of 1100m2, at one of the most beautiful spots along the Amsterdam waterfronts, was transformed by CUBE architecten and SOLUZ architecten to an attractive café and the biggest fish restaurant of Europe. STORK RESTAURANT is one of the pioneers in […]

Kloveniersburgwal Loft, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

Kloveniersburgwal Loft

Text description provided by the architects. This former shop in a monumental canal house is renovated and refurnished to an open and very distinctive loft. The challenge of the design was on one hand to make a very recognizable and functional new layout in a somewhat chaotic space with different […]

Keizersgracht Residence, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

Keizersgracht Residence

Text description provided by the architects. In some projects, the process is so intertwined with the end result that the story behind it is almost literally explained by the house itself. The monumental canal house at the Keizersgracht had to become a real family house again. The residents were very […]

Brouwersgracht Apartment, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

Brouwersgracht Apartment

Text description provided by the architects. When they found the monument it was still in use as a warehouse, as two separate long and dark rooms of 100m2 each. They bought the place and hoped the council would let them change the status to ‘dwelling’, which they did after all […]

Cafeteria van Ruyven, Maassluis, Netherlands, derksen|windt architecten

Cafeteria van Ruyven

Text description provided by the architects. The young architectural firm derksen|windt architecten created the design for this striking cafeteria, which lies in its surroundings as a stopping place in an environment dominated by industrial activity. The design for the new Cafeteria is based on a contemporary fusion of American 50’s […]

Transparent Fusion, Delft, Netherlands, derksen|windt architecten

Transparent Fusion

For the renovation of a dated brick pumping station in the Netherlands, the Dutch architectural firm derksen|windt architecten added a semi-transparent and eye-catching layer to the building. The perforated aluminium façade creates an amalgamation of the building and the adjacent square. Two separate worlds become one where the […]

NMR Facility, Utrecht, Netherlands, UNStudio

NMR Facility

Located on the Uithof Campus of Utrecht University, the NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) Facility is a small pavilion-like laboratory building. Eight spectrometers (high-frequency magnets) are included at the two-floor column free laboratory. The spatial layout of the building is decisively influenced by this, because the […]

Minnaert Building, Utrecht, Netherlands, Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Minnaert Building

One big hall on the “piano nobile” of the Minnaert Building concentrantes all circulation space. It constitutes the communal gathering place and living room for all staff and students in this part of the campus and gives access to the restaurant, the study centre and the laboratories. In the middle, […]

Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Netherlands, OMA

Kunsthal

Text description provided by the architects. Exhibition space of 3300 square meters, an auditorium and restaurant are the combination of Kunsthal into one compact design. Sloping floor planes and a series of tightly organized ramps provide seamless connection between the three large exhibition halls and two intimate galleries. The building […]

WoZoCo Apartments, Amsterdam, Netherlands, MVRDV

WoZoCo Apartments

Text description provided by the architects. Big increases in density is what the Western Garden Cities of Amsterdam built in the 1950s and 1960s had to confront, increases that continue to threaten their open green spaces, the most important quality of these areas. A block of 100 apartments for people […]

Westerdok Apartments, Amsterdam, Netherlands, MVRDV

Westerdok Apartments

This project embraces Openness as design concept. This means that the minimal amount of materials are used like glass, steel and concrete to achieve maximum openness for the façade. The building has total surface of 6000 m² including 46 apartments and a day-care centre. A balcony of varying depths which […]

WWF Netherlands Head Office, Zeist, Netherlands, RAU

WWF Netherlands Head Office

RAU has transformed with this design a former 1950’s agricultural laboratory into the first CO2-neutral and (almost entirely) self-sustaining office in the Netherlands. The rejuvenated building got a friendly and inviting appearance, by breaking through the rigidity of the existing structure and […]

Watervilla Weesperzijde, Amsterdam, Netherlands, +31ARCHITECTS

Watervilla Weesperzijde

Living on the river Amstel in Amsterdam is an experience within itself. At this special location the cream of the crop of houseboat design is situated close to each other. The residents of this villa are feeling evry day like they are on holiday forever. The clients wanted to build […]

La Defense Offices, Almere, Netherlands, UNStudio

La Defense Offices

La Defense office complex in Almere manages to integrate well with the larger urban plan. The entrances into the inner courtyards and also its height can tie in with the larger site. The exterior façade of the building is a reflection of the larger urban condition. At the same time, […]

Youth Centre Amsterdam-Osdorp, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Atelier Kempe Thill

Youth Centre Amsterdam-Osdorp

The final building is consisted of the simple stacking of two – diametrically opposed – concepts of space. The ground floor level is designed to have a flat sandwich-space that opens up completely to the surroundings thanks to the glazing on all sides. The public green and its dominated tree […]

Zutphen City Hall, Zutphen, Netherlands, RAU

Zutphen City Hall

Two years after its founding, RAU was working closely with all participants in the design process to create a town hall providing 9000 m² in the administrative heart of historic Zutphen. It opened in the spring of 1999. Zutphen on the River IJssel: a treasured town where canals and streets […]