Tag: Netherlands

Loef \ Studio Toer

Loef \ Studio Toer

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• October 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Netherlands-based Studio Toer designed the new autonomous sunscreen called Loef. Without sun Loef stands still. When sunshine is collected by the solar panels at the top, Loef starts spinning. The flexible arms open and a shade appears underneath them. + Designer: Studio Toer | http://www.studiotoer.com/ + Project by Studio Toer

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Prinsengracht Amsterdam \ Guy Jacobs & Felix van Asch van Wijck

Prinsengracht Amsterdam \ Guy Jacobs & Felix van Asch van Wijck

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• September 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Amsterdam is well known for its cultural heritage and historical significance. This unique apartment of 400m² across one level is located at the Prinsengracht. The six window wide view is very uncommon in the city centre of Amsterdam. The apartment is located in a building with typical neck gables and was build in the first […]

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Observation Tower for 'De Onlanden'  \ UNStudio

Observation Tower for ‘De Onlanden’ \ UNStudio

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• September 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

UNStudio‘s design for an Observation Tower for ‘De Onlanden’ presented to Natuurmonumenten. The strength of Ultra High Performance Concrete is conceptually expressed in the cantilever of the structure, which combines UHPC with steel to enable a substantial protraction in the form of the viewing tower. Ben van Berkel On September 22nd the design for an […]

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DEX Desk | Reinier de Jong Architecture & Design

DEX Desk | Reinier de Jong Architecture & Design

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• June 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Rotterdam-based design studio Reinier de Jong Architecture & Design recently has created the DEX desk. DEX is a refined, compact en minimalist desk that fits anywhere at home. The frame consists of two horizontal cross shapes of solid wooden laths and a drawer unit. The frame has a minimal presence round the seat for optimal […]

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Inktpot Utrecht | OKRA Landscape Architects

Inktpot Utrecht | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (2)

The patio as he hart of the railway network Just next to Utrecht Central Station you find ‘De Inktpot’ (the Inkwell), the largest brick building in the Netherlands. More than just a colloquialism or nickname, ‘De Inktpot’ has become a term of endearment for the building. The building is of an imposing size, but with […]

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Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg | OKRA Landscape Architects

Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

Main defence line as part of the New Dutch Waterline The main defence line or sometimes also called main resistance line, is part of the system of  the New Dutch Waterline spread along the line one finds a sequel of citadels, an enormous amount of smaller objects such as sluices and other water scientific works […]

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Holstebro Storaa Stream | OKRA Landscape Architects

Holstebro Storaa Stream | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

Holstebro, Denmark: If it is outstanding, celebrate it twice The city of Holstebro has celebrated the completion of the public realm project around the Storaa stream and new cultural facilities, designed by OKRA and Schul Landskabarkitekter, in collaboration with Åsa Frankenberg from Berlin, Germany for the lighting design. The project is funded by the City […]

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Boschkens Noise Barrier | Buro Lubbers

Boschkens Noise Barrier | Buro Lubbers

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Living next to the forest with a view over the highway at Boschkens Huge trees in containers on pillars form a catchy landmark along the highway near the Dutch city of Tilburg. Here a noise barrier connects the green and quiet inner world of the forest to the hectic world of the 24/7 dynamics of […]

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Mathildeplein | Buro Lubbers

Mathildeplein | Buro Lubbers

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Mathildeplein As green square, Mathildeplein offers peace and quiet in the hectic city centre of Eindhoven. The amorphous form of the planning area demanded an exacting structure that brings serenity and also guarantees an optimal view of the Light Tower. The design concept is therefore based on rigid lines that run counter to the building. […]

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Maaskade Cuijk | Buro Lubbers

Maaskade Cuijk | Buro Lubbers

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Maaskade Cuijk is a spectacular meeting place near the river Meuse in Cuijk designed by Dutch landscape architect firm Buro Lubbers. The design concept of the river bank is inspired on the scale and atmosphere of the river. The sturdy wall of steel has become the link between village and river, not by separating the […]

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