New project: coffee shop Bellamy
We got the commission to design a new interior and facade for coffeeshop Bellamy, a household name in Rotterdam since it was established in 1986. The design aims to open up the shop front to the street and with a spectacular reflective ceiling multiplies the spatial experience of the interior.
Update: permit for timber office
We recently received the building permit for the first of four timber office buildings at the World Food Center in Ede. Exited with this crucial step in the development of this wooden building, we look forward to engineering the building together with our partners BPD, Van Wijnen, Goudstikker De Vries, Derix, Deerns and Equans. More info on the project page.
Win: tender Pijnacker-Nootdorp
We won the tender for Centrumlijn-Noord in Pijnacker-Nootdorp, a development of 330 apartments, a mobility hub and public plaza next to the subway station. Commissioned by Dura Vermeer, the design team with WE architecten, ZUS, MEESVISSER en Studio Komma designed the winning entry ‘WijCK’. See: woneninwijck.nl
New project: coffee shop Almere
A new design for a coffee shop in the city centre of Almere, which extends the small shop with a simple and transparent volume, showing the products in two iconic circular displays. The design builds upon earlier interiors where we focus on creating transparency and welcoming atmosphere.
Update: Ymere interior
The interior design for the regional Ymere office is done. The main elements in this calm and modest interior design are three functional boxes containing services, meeting space and workspaces for concentration. More soon.
The building permit for our design for the extension of the listed monument Ketelhuis in Ede has been granted. The existing building will be renovated and two transparent extensions with a timber construction will house a bar and restaurant.
On site: Fluor/Elements
Recently the highest point of the first building of our housing project in Haarlem Schalkwijk has been reached. This block contains 44 mid-level rental apartments for investor Bouwinvest.
Teaching: TU Delft
For the second year in a row we will be teaching ‘Studio Hout’ at the Faculty of Architecture of the TU Delft. In this studio the second-year students design a housing building, exploring the possibilities of wood construction methods.
Update: BSH 4a
Rebranded as ‘De Goudvink’ (Gold Finch), the building with 93 social housing apartments is nearing completion. With the removal of the scaffolding the striking stepped and cantilevered volume of the building finally became visible.
New project: Elzenhagen
In collaboration with Arons & Gelauff and WE-architects we are commissioned to design a block of 185 apartments in Elzenhagen, Amsterdam Noord for developer AM. A total of 185 units will be split in smaller blocks and a tower around a central courtyard.