Move to new De Eeshof in Tubbergen

  1. quality of life
  2. technical sustainability
  3. role definition
  4. empathy
  5. care centre

Today was the big day for the residents of De Eeshof: the move to their new apartment building at the Sportlaan in Tubbergen. As a replacement for De Wiekhof, Zorggroep Sint Maarten has had a new residential care complex built for clients with a severe form of dementia. The care centre consists of three floors and has 48 apartments spread over six residential groups. Read more

Research project futurA: the future role of the architect

  1. vision
  2. University

Recently, the final symposium of futurA, a research project of TU Delft, the Radboud Universiteit and the BNA Academy, in collaboration with a number of architectural firms including IAA Architects, took place in Delft. The aim of the project was to fathom changes in the architect's field of work as a result of societal shifts and the financial crisis and to uncover opportunities for the future. Read more

Lochem signs agreement with De Groene Fabriek

  1. role definition
  2. designing research
  3. integral design
  4. sustainability
  5. The Green Factory
  6. urban planning and landscape

Councillor Trix van der Linden signed an important agreement on behalf of the municipality of Lochem together with Theo de Bruijn on behalf of the consortium De Groene Fabriek (The Green Factory). After a previous exploration in the Kanaalzone in Lochem, this is the start of the follow-up assignment. The consortium will further develop the identified opportunities in the coming year to make the business park along the Twente Canal energy-neutral and circular. Read more

Great pleasure to work together with crafts people

  1. brick
  2. detailing
  3. CPO
  4. collective private commissoning
  5. role definition
  6. architecture

The CPO project Living in the printing house at the Oostenburgervoorstraat in Amsterdam is nearing completion. The carefully arched windows refer to the former living/working buildings of steel manufacturer Werkspoor on the island of Oostenburg and to the harsh climate of those days. But this building would not have been possible without crafts people. Because it shows what architecture with respect for craftsmanship, the credo of Italian architect Renzo Piano, is. Another element is what Aldo van Eyck considered important in the detailing of a building at the time: In a door handle you can see what the building looks like. And that goes for everything in this wonderful project. Read more

The construction of Het Woolde can start!

  1. cost quotation
  2. detailing
  3. healing environment
  4. Hengelo
  5. social engagement
  6. empathy

Today was the festive kick-off to celebrate the start of the new construction of Het Woolde at the beginning of next May. Outside in the bright sun, the long-awaited construction was announced with lots of confetti. After the unveiling of a temporary building board We are starting! the Woolderschool pupils could participate in the national King Day Games. Read more

Festive kickoff of new Het Woolde building in Hengelo

  1. cost quotation
  2. detailing
  3. healing environment
  4. Hengelo
  5. social engagement
  6. empathy

The current residents of Het Woolde will officially herald the start of the new building together with pupils of the Woolderschool. In May, the first pole will be placed into the ground, but on Friday, April 20, there will already be a festive gathering in the Garden Room at Het Woolde. Care organisation Carintreggeland will have the obsolete location from the sixties and seventies of the last century replaced by two contemporary buildings which are playful and spatial by design. Construction company Kormelink will implement the new construction in two phases. Read more