Protected Housing / Möhn + Bouman

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands

Text description provided by the architects. This housing block for 24 mentally disabled is built within an existing neighbourhood.

Protected Housing / Möhn + Bouman - Image 4 of 13
© Sarah Blee

The building is placed on a white concrete platform and is clad with black concrete elements.

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With their vertical structure and integrated white stone blocks, this facade acts as a diapositive background for a screen of densely plated birch trees. The trees provide privacy for the inhabitants and are softening the shapes of the concrete.

Protected Housing / Möhn + Bouman - Stairs, Handrail, Windows
© Sarah Blee

At the corner the building has it's entrance, supporting facilities as well as a small restaurant.

Here the white platform is lifted to introduce a large, completely open corner, interacting with the surrounding public space.

Protected Housing / Möhn + Bouman - Windows
© Sarah Blee

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Address:Zoetermeer, The Netherlands

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Cite: "Protected Housing / Möhn + Bouman" 12 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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