Living LODGE UPDATE

We have a casco! The Living Lodge is a build yourself, circulair, autarkic tiny house made out of almost entirely biobased materials. It aims to increase biodiversity instead of leaving a human footprint. We’ve cooperated with the Wageningen University to develop a site specific “natural PVE” (program of demands). This is a survey of local flora and fauna and it’s specific demands and circumstances to be able to grow and live. This is translated into integrated applications in the walls, roof and foundation. The first one will be built in a location we will reveal soon. In cooperation with Nature …

nomination so fier

SO Fier is nominated for school building of the year at the Architectenweb Awards! “The school has a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere, according to the jury; the architects have been able to fulfill the needs of the target group well. The interior offers nice, private places. The rounded corners also give the building a soft appearance on the outside. The jury appreciates that various sustainability measures have been taken: in the field of energy and biodiversity, but also with regard to flexibility in use.” You can read more here.

SO FIER genomineerd

SO Fier is genomineerd voor Schoolgebouw van het jaar bij de Architectenweb Awards! ” De school ademt een ontspannen en prettige sfeer, vindt de jury; de architecten hebben de behoefte van de doelgroep goed weten in te vullen. Het interieur biedt fijne, besloten plekken. De afgeronde hoeken geven het gebouw ook aan de buitenzijde een zachte uitstraling. De jury waardeert dat er diverse duurzaamheidsmaatregelen zijn genomen: op het gebied van energie en biodiversiteit, maar ook met betrekking tot flexibiliteit in gebruik.” lees hier verder. 

OBS Vleuterweide

This summer we won the tender for the new construction of primary school OBS Vleuterweide in Utrecht. The contract has been signed and the students have shared their ideas with us for inspiration. We are looking forward to it!

publicatie SO FIER

SO Fier is gepubliceerd in het boek Samenwerken aan de School voor Morgen – Inspiratieboek 2015-2020 (uitgegeven door Schooldomein). Dit boek bevat meer dan 100 andere projecten die de afgelopen vijf jaar voor het basis- en secundair onderwijs zijn gebouwd.

vroom!

Build your own locations will soon go on sale in Parijsch. You can choose from four architects and Heijmans asked us to be one of them. Pretty cool and there is also an introductory video. You can view it here (and also here www.architectenkavels.nl) 

SO Fier

We recently completed the first energy-neutral primary school in and in our home city of Utrecht. And now the photos by Sebastian van Damme are ready. See also the project page for more info.

Beurskwartier

The municipality of Utrecht asked us, together with  Urbanext, Studio Marco Vermeulen and Klunder architecten to research and test their urban plan for the Beurskwartier. We looked in particular at ingredients to bring social cohesion, human scale and quality of life into the highly compacted plan. Soon more on the website ..

EVA @ HOME

Since last week we have 9 branches. It took some time getting used to but we are fully operational again and can serve everyone as you are used to from us. We just miss the game of table football at noon … #flattenthecurve #homework

parkhouses under construction

The casco of the 19 nature-inclusive Parkhouses in Culemborg is up! For more info check the project page: http://e-v-a.net/?fluxus_portfolio=parijsch