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House Dijk / Jager Janssen architecten

  • 01:00 - 9 September, 2008
House Dijk / Jager Janssen architecten
House Dijk / Jager Janssen architecten, © Rob de Jong
© Rob de Jong

© Rob de Jong © Rob de Jong © Rob de Jong © Rob de Jong +17

  • Consultants

    Solke Abbring (installations)
  • Client

    Michel Dijk & Karin Berrelkamp
  • Contractor

    Marcel van der Sluis
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© Rob de Jong
© Rob de Jong

From the architect. A nice house with a steel skin. You can also see it on 3D over Google Maps.

House Dijk - Make Room!

© Rob de Jong
© Rob de Jong

The facades and the roof of this dwelling comprise one entity. The skin, consisting of anthracite-coloured corrugated sheets, is open in strategic places in order to let the environment in. Maximizing this effect, the entire dwelling is positioned one meter above ground level, resulting on a spacious lower ground floor.

© Rob de Jong
© Rob de Jong

The exterior of the dwelling looks rather solid and closed. The interior experience is one of beautiful spatial impressions.


A smart system based on just a few composition rules creates a seemingly irregular pattern of wooden boards.

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knoertz · May 01, 2012

Golfplaathuis Dijk / Jager Janssen architecten | via @archdaily
#architectuur #design

Tienie van Rooyen · April 11, 2012

I dig the simplicity of the design...

energysavinghouse · October 01, 2011

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JGJ · December 07, 2010

I like it. I've never seen that style of corrugated metal before. Anyone know what it's called or where I can get it? I've checked the local metal roofing companies an no such luck.

Rodlocker. · May 14, 2010
erik · April 01, 2009

het bewijs dat je met 'golfplaten' een nette woning kunt bouwen. praktisch want weinig onderhoud. voordelig. ik hou hier wel van.


CARLO · September 16, 2008


sullka · September 11, 2008

It looks cool, but it's nothing new, Ive seen the exact type of house like 12 times in the last 3 months, they're everywhere.

The only critic, or question, is why do they isolate so much from the surroundings?, there's almost no views from the inside, it would have been nice to make the recessed entrance corner wall, in glass, instead of wood. Enjoy the views!

arquifarandula · September 11, 2008

It remembers me the Herzog & meuron house, of course some things are diferrent, but its that retro - modern kind of stuff.

koos · September 11, 2008

It is simple without being boxy. If I were to live in such a house, I would worry that I wouldn't be able to get very close to the second story windows to look out, though if you want to look out you have that whole wrap around porch.

@Lars: It's 1.5 bath, it has the traditional bathroom near the entrance on the ground floor.

Dit is heel leuk.

Musser · September 10, 2008

It's so Dutch... and I mean that entirely in a positive way.

fmH · April 18, 2011 02:19 PM

I agree...
I like it... very nice...
btw simple doesn't necessarily mean bad...

Lars · September 10, 2008

One bathroom?!

VM · September 10, 2008

I like it too... it's not for everyone but I like the use of those windows and the 2 doors on opposite sides.

tyler · September 10, 2008

I really like it!
Remember that typical is not the same as simple

Scledon · September 10, 2008

I don´t know, this building is boring....Typical...


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