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New Villa in Rieteiland Oost / Knevel Architecten

  • 01:00 - 23 February, 2011
New Villa in Rieteiland Oost / Knevel Architecten
New Villa in Rieteiland Oost / Knevel Architecten, © Luuk Kramer
© Luuk Kramer

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From the architect. The residence consists of three floors, besides the basement and an entrance to the roof terrace. Its volume is following the plot’s contours The design of the building mass and the degree of ‘openness’ determine the orientation of the house.

© Luuk Kramer
© Luuk Kramer

The entrance to the house is at a small courtyard. From this side the house gives a closed impression. The façade has the maximum height permitted and acts as the back of the house, turning it to the courtyard. From this large façade the building mass slants downwards in one line to the South West. On that side the residence has an open character due to the use of large glass windows and the creation of loggias and roof terraces.

© Luuk Kramer
© Luuk Kramer

From the house the surrounding residential neighbourhood is hardly perceived because of its orientation towards nature. Therefore there is a strong sense of privacy and openness. The outdoor spaces on the upper floors, volumes which have been lifted out of the main structure, overlook the surrounding nature as a result of the direction of the sloping roof. The many outdoor spaces on the floors also enhance the bond with the surrounding nature.

© Luuk Kramer
© Luuk Kramer

The building mass remains clearly readable as one volume by the continuous lines of the eaves/gables and facades. A high level of abstraction is achieved in the facades by the composition of accurately executed openings and the selection of only two materials for the closed surfaces.

© Luuk Kramer
© Luuk Kramer

The upper part of the building mass is cladded with dark wooden profiles while the base at ground floor level is executed with light-colored rendered finish.The abstraction is enhanced by fitting the complete sloping roof with anthracite solar panels which are well visible from the park across the water.

The solar panels are a vital part of the architectural image. Due to the almost identical dark colors of the cladding and the sloping roof and the accurate detailed connections, the roof and the facades create one volume. With the seeming simplicity of form, detail, materials and colors, the house is blending into its surrounding landscape.

© Luuk Kramer
© Luuk Kramer
Cite: "New Villa in Rieteiland Oost / Knevel Architecten" 23 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/113060/new-villa-in-rieteiland-oost-knevel-architecten/>
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Teppei Misue · February 24, 2011

@CocoJB Another in Amsterdam, I like the stairs... http://t.co/zvi4VvZ

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Me gusta, geometria estetica.
I like this house, geometry poem

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up_today_arch · February 23, 2011

easy enough and impressively...

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