Netherlands / Tag

Buitenverblijf Nest: A Unique Birdhouse-Inspired Getaway in the Netherlands

Sleek kitchen with wood accents and circular window.

Buitenverblijf Nest, designed by i29 in 2023, is a modern cottage nestled in the Netherlands’ Hoge Veluwe. This unique holiday home, inspired by a birdhouse, merges artistry with nature, offering a tranquil escape amidst treetops. Its sustainable design features and nature-inclusive approach highlight an innovative use of space and materials, redefining the experience of privacy and connection with the natural world.

House Renovation in Utrecht: A Dutch Delight

Modern living room with beige sofa, wooden ceiling, and built-in shelving.

Discover the art of modern living in the ‘House Renovation in Utrecht‘, a stunning apartment transformation by Menichetti+Caldarelli. Located in the heart of Utrecht, Netherlands, this 2023 project exemplifies contemporary design at its finest.

Utrecht, known for its rich history and vibrant culture, now houses this exquisite example of cutting-edge architecture. The designers have masterfully blended sleek, modern aesthetics with the city’s traditional charm, offering an unparalleled living experience.

Open Park Villa: A Study in Minimalism

FeaturedOpen Park Villa: A Study in Minimalism

Open Park Villa in Limburg, Netherlands, designed by i29, stands as a testament to minimalist architecture harmonizing with nature.

Set in a former military terrain turned residential park, the villa offers a unique living experience within its 43 spacious plots. The design emphasizes an open floorplan, blending indoor and outdoor spaces and accentuating light and perspective shifts. This residential masterpiece boasts custom furniture, rich materials like oak wood, and a consistent minimalist façade, creating a seamless interplay between architecture, interior, and landscape.

Villa A: Modern Family Living Meets Nature

Villa A: Modern Family Living Meets Nature

Embracing modern living harmoniously intertwined with nature, Villa A. stands as a testament to Paul de Ruiter Architects‘ commitment to sustainability and elegant design. Nestled among the dunes of Aerdenhout, Netherlands, this energy-neutral home merges effortlessly with the serene Natura2000 reserve.

With a clear focus on a family-friendly layout, the villa provides a private space for each of its inhabitants while ensuring the dwelling remains cozy and welcoming as the years go by. The unique architectural design respects the existing pine trees and the natural topography, creating a living experience that feels like an extension of the forest itself.

NH25: Standard Studio’s Open-Concept Loft

NH25: Standard Studio’s Open-Concept Loft

In the heart of Amsterdam, along the historic Nieuwe Herengracht, lies a clandestine gem: NH25. Concealed behind a grand double garage door of a 17th-century canal house, this industrial loft by Standard Studio – Amsterdam illuminates the genius of design.

Uniquely built in a former courtyard bereft of windows, the loft showcases a masterfully designed patio, radiating daylight throughout its open yet intimate spaces, highlighted by an eye-catching Eginstill kitchen.

Gymnasium Beekvliet: MVRDV’s Masterful School Renovation

Gymnasium Beekvliet: MVRDV’s Masterful School Renovation

The iconic Gymnasium Beekvliet in Sint-Michielsgestel, Netherlands, has undergone an exquisite renovation led by the talented designers at MVRDV.

Marrying rich history with modern design, the school now features a striking sky-blue auditorium and captivating façade artwork by the renowned Canadian artist, Ian Kirkpatrick. This transformation not only enhances the school’s architectural beauty but also reflects the intricate tapestry of its past and the visions for its future.

Fungi House: Blending Aesthetics with Eco-Innovation

Fungi House: Blending Aesthetics with Eco-Innovation

In Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands, a region known for its historic charm and scenic beauty, Joris Verhoeven Architecture introduces Fungi House, a modern and sustainable dwelling.

Showcasing a biobased facade treated with a unique fungus paint, this energy-neutral home seamlessly blends innovation with environmental consciousness. Built in 2022, the residence’s design incorporates renewable wood and flax materials, reducing its CO2 footprint. Beyond its green exterior, advanced technologies ensure the home produces more energy than it uses, setting a gold standard for future eco-friendly architectural endeavors.