“-Re” House no. 6 – Fluidity

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“-Re” House together with “-Re” Adapt are two series part of a project in which I review, refine and redesign residential projects available on the Dutch housing market. “-Re” House touches projects that have been completed after the year 2000 and could have been done more efficiently to begin with, while “-Re” Adapt looks at how to […]

“-Re” House no.5: Chaos

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Floor plan designing has a mathematical beauty. A good floor plan allows one to move with ease from space to space. It is elegant and really easy to use. That being said, the floor plan bellow confuses me greatly. Original layout: • Completed: 1999 Surface: 90m² External storage space: 8m² • Technically it is highly […]

My Waterfall House

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The assignments was to create an ecological house. No restrictions, no rules, no guidelines. Ironically, though most people think that those are the best projects, they are some of the most difficult. The context of unlimited options forces one to immediately choose one specific direction, theme, chapter narrowing the usable elements. I envisioned a house […]

The Hamster Box

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Neufert’s magical book for architects has this lovely page about balconies. It exemplifies the various types and their characteristics. Balconies are exterior structures, typically on the outer limits of the facade with the simple purpose of providing outdoor experience to the residents of an apartment. When these balconies are placed inside the limits of a facade (biting […]

“-Re” House no.4: The Division

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“-Re” House together with “-Re” Adapt are two series part of a project in which I review, refine and redesign residential projects available on the Dutch housing market. “-Re” House touches projects that have been completed after the year 2000 and could have been done more efficiently to begin with, while “-Re” Adapt looks at how to […]

The Door

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Though extremely useful and highly loved within an apartment, a door occupies a large surface. The surface that a door uses in the process of opening is a dead space. Can not be occupied with anything else and has to be taken in consideration when calculation circulation routes within the room itself as well as […]