House Bierings / Rocha Tombal Architecten

Filed under General, simple home design at Oct 6th 2009

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From a basic form, defined by the municipal urban plan, sculptural “eyes” emerge with direct views to the varied countryside landscape. The form and orientation of the building avoid visual contact with the adjacent houses: at the ground floor the angled ceiling of the kitchen accentuates the intensive contact with the garden. On the first floor, the different shaped openings in the roof and façade offer, like “fingers of light”, varied daylight experiences.

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From a basic form, defined by the municipal urban plan, sculptural “eyes” emerge with direct views to the varied countryside landscape. The form and orientation of the building avoid visual contact with the adjacent houses: at the ground floor the angled ceiling of the kitchen accentuates the intensive contact with the garden. On the first floor, the different shaped openings in the roof and façade offer, like “fingers of light”, varied daylight experiences.

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De Oostvaarders / Drost + van Veen architecten

Filed under Uncategorized at Oct 6th 2009

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Architects: Drost + van Veen architecten
Location: Alemere, The Netherlands
Project Architects: Evelien van Veen, Simone Drost
Collaborators: Onno Groen, Kees de Wit, Jos Lafeber, Bernhard Jaarsma, Perry Klootwijk
Client: Gemeente Almere
Contractor: Reimert Bouw
Structural Engineer: ABT Delft
Project year: 2009
Photographs: John Lewis Marshall

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Nature-education-centre “The Oostvaarders” is situated in a unique nature reserve in Europe: The Oostvaardersplassen in Almere, The Netherlands. The building is constructed at a junction of various landscapes with the different characters of land, water, forest and reed fields. To serve a wide audience there is an information room, classroom, panorama-room, restaurant and representative meeting-room: the new icon of Almere-Buiten.
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