IJdock interiorsAmsterdam2013


IJDock HousingAmsterdam2013
The particular form of this triangular office tower, part of the IJdock complex, resulted from cutting sightlines out of a 180 x 60 x 40 meter building mass. With two facades facing the river IJ it marks, together with the hotel on the other side, the entry to IJdock.

Theatrical SceneryVarious theaters2012

These stage sets are to be considered as installations, not only positioning the acts and movements of the player(s) but also offering a visual and spatial interpretation of the play.

IJdock OfficesAmsterdam2012
The particular form of this triangular office tower, part of the IJdock complex, resulted from cutting sightlines out of a 180 x 60 x 40 meter building mass. With two facades facing the river IJ it marks, together with the hotel on the other side, the entry to IJdock.

Educational GardenAlmere2011
"Students observe first all of the objects in the classroom, observing and naming everything. When this is exhausted, they are taken into the garden, into the fields, and woods - where they are led to notice objects in greater detail" J.H. Pestalozzi, qouted in J.A. Green \'The educational ideas of Pestalozzi\', New York, 1969

Free place for BADRotterdam2010
"Foundation BAD is an artists\' initiative based in Rotterdam, situated in a former school building. The principle aim of BAD is to provide studios, guest studios and project spaces for artists. They enable presentations by guests as well as organizing and hosting a wide range of activities such as concerts, theatre plays, exhibitions and seminars, providing a dynamic, resourceful and continually evolving environment where creativity is supported and networks are cultivated." www.stichtingbad.nl/about-bad/about

Rubber HouseZwolle2010
"I have often thought that probably there might be a way found out to make an artificial glutinous composition much resembling that excrement out of which the silk worm wire-draws his clew" - Robert Hooke, \'Micrographia\', 1665

Puck and PipThe Hague2008
The design of the two restaurants, Puck upstairs and Pip downstairs, is clearly inspired by the adventurous cooking style of the owner. His dishes consist of surprising combinations of no longer recognizable ingredients that merge into an unknown taste and thus create something new.

Block 5 IJburgAmsterdam2006
"One of the intentions of the design of this block was to create an urban silhouette. (..) Although the design is made by three different architectural offices, Block 5 has succeeded in maintaining a monolithic appearance"

Collective HouseAmsterdam2001

This residential complex contains 36 different apartments within one unified building. The building is encased in a skin of bricks, with openings in it that have a specific order and that provide the elevations with an independent narrative.

Windows80Almere2001
This building contains the very first student-apartments in Almere, a new town near Amsterdam. Situated above a shop, these apartments are accessed via an entrance at the back and a brick and concrete roof garden.

Monastery Huize SteenwijkVught1998
"As the holy Bernard said, the collection of people that make up the monastery, should lock themselves behind a wall, symbol of their monastic profession. In a wood clearing, this wall creates a second barrier, even more impenetrable than the girdle of wood and shrubbery, and encircles a holier place, closer to God, where a community, striving for perfection, comes to withdraw itself." Georges Duby, \'Saint Bernard; l\'art cistercien\', 1976

Tumble HouseAmsterdam1998
As opposed to the static and permanent house, the garden has a more dynamic character. Instead of a mere copy of this fixed house, a garden shed might therefore very well be like a moveable piece of garden furniture.

High-density open space (Europan)Emmen1996
"In this scheme the scale of the individual dwelling is related to the scale of the city by the exceptional way in which the dwellings are composed into an urban ensemble. This ensemble becomes a building of its own, with an outspoken urban character." Jury Europan 1996