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  7. V House / BaksvanWengerden Architecten

V House / BaksvanWengerden Architecten

  • 01:00 - 24 March, 2013
V House / BaksvanWengerden Architecten
V House / BaksvanWengerden Architecten, © Yvonne Brandwijk
© Yvonne Brandwijk

© Yvonne Brandwijk © Yvonne Brandwijk © Yvonne Brandwijk © Yvonne Brandwijk + 11

  • Architects

  • Location

  • Project Architects

    Gijs Baks, Jacco van Wengerden
  • Collaborators

    Rui Duarte, Keimpke Zigterman
  • Structural Engineer

    Van Rossum Raadgevende Ingenieurs, Amsterdam
  • Contractor

    Cor Koper Bouwbedrijf, Heerhugowaard
  • Area

    210.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Yvonne Brandwijk
© Yvonne Brandwijk

Text description provided by the architects. BaksvanWengerden Architecten is commissioned to design a single-family house on a self-build plot in Nollen-Oost, located to the north east of Alkmaar.

© Yvonne Brandwijk
© Yvonne Brandwijk

The position and proportions of the building plot as well as the different views and privacy aspects resulted in a north-south orientation on ground floor level and an east-west orientation on the upper level.

© Yvonne Brandwijk
© Yvonne Brandwijk

The ground floor is organised around a free-standing box, containing the supporting hardware for the spaces around it. The living area on the south opens to a more formal front yard; the kitchen has a central position and the eating area is oriented to the generous back yard.

© Yvonne Brandwijk
© Yvonne Brandwijk

On the upper level the sleeping rooms are orientated to the roof gardens on both the east and west side. The small programme on this floor; the bigger programme on the ground floor and the pitched roof define the pleasantly awkward shape. Anthracite, ceramic tiles completely enwrap the house. It appears simultaneously confident and humble.


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