Revisited typology: Villa Vught by Mecanoo
The latest building by Mecanoo is located close to Vught, a town in the Netherlands. The villa is oriented on the traditional homestead typology of the ‘hoeve’, i.e. individual farm buildings loosely grouped around a shared courtyard. The central open space is protected, yet offers views of the surrounding landscape.
Location: Vught (NL)
Our Readers’ Favourites: The Most Popular DETAIL-online Articles in April
In April, our readers were particularly enthusiastic about the following three contributions: A health centre on the outskirts of Graz in Austria, a residential ensemble in a classical homestead typology, in the Dutch community Vught and the resurrection of an industrial harbour in St. Petersburgh.
Embedded in the Landscape: Josefhof Health Centre on the Outskirts of Graz
The Josefhof health facility, which is run by Austria’s institution for public railway and mining employees, is a competence centre for in-patient health promotion and prevention located on the outskirts of Graz. The clinic offers workplace health promotion programs on diverse topics. Dietger Wissounig Architekten have created a health resort that ensures the best possible care.
Client: Versicherungsanstalt für Eisenbahnen und Bergbau
Architect: Dietger Wissounig Architekten
Location: Haideggerweg 38, 8044 Graz (AT)