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  6. 2013
  7. Landlust ‘Care Farm’ / Architectenbureau K2

Landlust ‘Care Farm’ / Architectenbureau K2

  • 01:00 - 27 February, 2014
Landlust ‘Care Farm’ / Architectenbureau K2
Landlust ‘Care Farm’  / Architectenbureau K2, Courtesy of Architectenbureau K2
Courtesy of Architectenbureau K2

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  • Architects

  • Location

  • Design Team

    Jan-Richard Kikkert, Judith Korpershoek, Peik Li Pang, Surya Steijlen
  • Area

    2175.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
Courtesy of Architectenbureau K2
Courtesy of Architectenbureau K2

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Longitudinal Section

Landlust ‘Care Farm’ was developed as housing for 24 psychologically challenged inhabitants. The pastoral site is located on the edge of Amsterdam. Work spaces, studios and accommodations for cognitively disabled and their caretakers as well as a teashop for visitors of the Diemer forest are all housed in the historical farm and annexes. In the design much attention is given to a relaxed definition of distinct domains for the different users; together if it can, apart if it must.

Courtesy of Architectenbureau K2
Courtesy of Architectenbureau K2

The house and two stalls are restored and renovated. A number of floor areas is removed in order to show the original roof construction. A new stair is added to tie the five different floor levels together. Roof lights in the communal eating hall, refer to the historical ventilation chimneys.

Three new buildings house group residences, a work shed for the nursery and a porter’s house as a link between the public yard and the private garden of the residents. The new buildings are modest, but powerful with black wooden facades, large scale barn doors. The small windows that refer the existing farm buildings and the materials used in the new buildings are reflected in the new shutters and doors of the existing buildings.

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Landlust ‘Care Farm’ / Architectenbureau K2" 27 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/480778/landlust-care-farm-architectenbureau-k2/> ISSN 0719-8884