Like a rock in the woods: Single-family residence by DDM Architectuur
The Belgian practice DDM Architectuur has designed a residence near Antwerp that is as unconventional as it is fascinating. The result – House Bras – blends in with the surrounding landscape like a rock in the woods. Idyllic views out to the surrounding vegetation, a dynamic ground plan and painstaking planning down to the last detail are the ingredients for the unique residential building.
Architect: DDM Architectuur
Location: Antwerpen (BE)
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A Residential Complex in the Potato Field: Nine Family Units in Almere
In the Oosterwold district of Almere, bureauSLA and ZakenMaker have realized an unconventional building-complex project for nine families: it has a single storey, is about 100 metres long and stands in the middle of a potato field.
Client: Stichting Bosveld (Frode Bolhuis)
Architects: bureau SLA, ZakenMaker
Engineers: Van Zuilen Constructie Advies, Nieuwegein & W2N engineers, Drachten
Location: Emile Durkheimweg, Almere (NL)
Project management: Frode Bolhuis
Contracting business: Bouwbedrijf Siemensma, Surhuisterveen
Sustainability counselor: Van der Weele Advies, Groningen