innovation

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    Mosque Enschede

    The design deliberately opted for the addition of an avlu, traditionally a central place in a mosque. Usually this is an outdoor space, but here the avlu has been executed as a covered courtyard, making the building …

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    Modular construction in Mönchengladbach, Germany

    With the modular construction concept micro-cells for 'urban living', we want to create a pleasant living space for people who want to live a self-chosen life in an urban context, connected by social media. This can …

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    Flexible hospital through 'harmonica model'

    The treatment of corona patients has shown what a flexible building the Saxenburgh Medical Centre in Hardenberg is. Thanks to the harmonica model, a corona ward can be set up for one to 21 patients, without the need …

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    Competition for Mozaïek Vriezenveen homes won

    Twenterand Municipality has held a competition for sixteen life cycle adaptable homes within their Mozaïek plan: an inner-city redevelopment project located behind the Vriezenveen town hall. IAA Architecten, in …

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    Music centre and conservatory

    On 9 September 1988, Queen Beatrix officially opened the Music Centre in Enschede, consisting of a large and small concert hall, in a complex combined with the conservatory. It marked the start of putting Enschede on …

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    Modularly built micro-apartments

    At Aachener Straße 1-5 in Mönchengladbach, just north of the old town centre, a residential block with 32 micro-apartments and 53 furnished one-room flats ('boarding rooms') is being built. The centrally …

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    Mosque Almelo

    Proposal by IAA Architects for the new Almelo mosque in a limited design competition.