Nieuw Leyden Block / Arons en Gelauff Architecten

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Architects: Arons en Gelauff Architecten
Location: ,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Luuk Kramer

BioPartner / JHK Architecten

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Architects: JHK Architecten
Location: Wassenaarseweg, , The
Contractor: Dura Vermeer Bouw Leidschendam
Structural Engineer: Adviesbureau Kaskon
Building Services: Wolter en Dros
Area: 11500.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Arthur Meerloo, Palladium Photodesign

Marecollege / 24H Architecture

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Architects: 24H Architecture
Location: ,
Design: Boris Zeisser, Maartje Lammers
Collaborators: Harm Janssen, Jasper Deurloo, Lucia Gimenez Puerta, Koen Karst, Emma Westerduin, Marine Lacroix
Area: 3,800 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Boris Zeisser

New Naturalis Biodiversity Center Winning Proposal / Neutelings Riedijk Architecten

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Neutelings Riedijk Architecten was recently awarded with the architectural design commission for the new Naturalis Biodiversity Center in . As one of the top five natural history museums in the world, Naturalis has a collection totaling over 37 million objects.. A collaboration between Amsterdam Zoological Museum, National Herbarium Nederland and the National Natural History Museum, Naturalis has resulted in an expansion of personnel and objects and correspondingly the need to extend and renovate the current location and research facilities. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Leiden University New Science Campus / JHK Architecten + Inbo

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Designed by JHK Architecten + Inbo, the construction of the first phase of the new science campus of the University of officially started just two weeks ago on Thursday, February 28th. The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at will at completion of the building project present itself in one building, promoting the cooperation between the different institutions housed within. University will have a modern, open and communicative building in which the various research institutes of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences will be interconnected better than ever. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Two Sports Centers Boshuizerkade / René van Zuuk Architects

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Architects: René van Zuuk Architects
Location: Leiden, South , The
Design: René van Zuuk
Design Team: Kersten Scheller, Peter Hagelaar, Wulf Oschwald, Javier Paz Taibo
Area: 1590 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Courtesy of René van Zuuk Architects

Stripe House / GAAGA

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Architects: GAAGA
Location: Leiden, The
Design Team: Esther Stevelink, Arie Bergsma
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Marcel van der Burg

Singel Park Winning Proposal / LOLA + Studio KARST

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LOLA landscape architects from and Studio KARST from Zurich recently won the international ideas competition for their plans for the future Singel Park in . The two agencies present “convincing and thoughtful concepts for both the park as a whole, as well as for the role the park can play in ’s future.” That’s the conclusion of the advisory committee headed by Mayor Henri Lenferink. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Two in One House / GAAGA

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Architects: GAAGA
Location: , The
Design Team: Esther Stevelink, Arie Bergsma
Structural Engineering: Buro Broersma, Den Haag
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Marcel van der Burg

Piano House / Pasel.Kuenzel Architects

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Architect: Pasel Kuenzel Architects
Location: Leiden, Rotterdam, The
Team: R. , F. Künzel, S. Wolff
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Marcel van der Burg

   

V12K0102 / Pasel.Kuenzel Architects

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Architects: Pasel.Kuenzel Architects
Location: , The
Project Team: R. Pasel, F. Künzel, F. Sack, H. Vollmuller, L. Pasel Private
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 240 sqm
Photographs: Marcel van der Burg

Corner House in Leiden / Sophie Valla Architects & Marc Koehler Architects

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Architects: Sophie Valla Architects & Marc Koehler Architects
Location: Leiden,
Project team: Wouter Hendrikson, Petr Ulrich
Construction advisor: Buro Broersma
Installations advisor: S&W, van Leeuwen
Contractor: KbK Bouw
Project area: 233 sqm
Project year: 2011
Photographs: Luuk Kramer

V-House / GAAGA

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Architects: GAAGA
Location: , The
Team: Esther Stevelink and Arie Bergsma
Project Year: 2010
Contractor: Verbeij Bouw, Boskoop
Structural Engineering: IMD, Rotterdam
Photographs: Marcel van der Burg

Housing in Leiden / SNITKER/BORST/ARCHITECTEN/

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Architects: SNITKER/BORST/ARCHITECTEN/ – Leen Borst, Mark Snitker
Location: , The Netherlands
Client: Municipality of Leiden
Design team: Andrea Alvarez, Milos Dimitrijevic, Janfrans van der Eerden, Brigitte Kwa, Rudy Davi, Zsuzsanna Nagy
Contractor: Du Prie Bouw en Ontwikkeling
Structural engineer: Pieters bouwtechniek Haarlem
Project year: 2007 – 2009
Photographs: Roos Aldershoff, Dennis Sies

House NL III / GAAGA

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Architects: GAAGA – Esther Stevelink en Arie Bergsma
Location: Leiden,
Contractor casco structure: Bruijnes, Alphen aan de Rijn. The rest of the house was built by the owner himself.
Structural Engineering: IMD, Rotterdam
Installations: Bemeco Installatietechniek, Nieuw Vennep
Energy performance & building physics: – Arie Bergsma
Project year: 2008 – 2010
Photographs: Marcel van der Burg

V35K18 Residence / Pasel.Kuenzel

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Architects: Pasel.Kuenzel Architects
Location: Leiden, The
Team: R. Pasel, F. Künzel
Project year: 2011
Photographs: Marcel van der Burg

Transformation of Leiden Central Station Master Plan / Maxwan

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Maxwan shared with us their master plan design for the transformation of the Leiden Central Station and its quarter in Leiden City, . From a neglected station area into a vibrant new high-density neighborhood, their design strengthens the connection between the historic center in the south and Leiden’s Bio-Science District in the north. More images and architect’s description after the break.