Location: Bergen, The Netherlands
Architect: Studio Vincent Structure, Amsterdam and House Encounters, Amsterdam
Staff: Vincent van Leeuwen, Gijs Baks, Joost Baks, Patricia Yus
Inside Architect: Dorien Knegt Design, Bergen
Structural engineer: IMd Raadgevende Ingenieurs, Rotterdam
Panorama design: Delva Panorama Structure and Urbanism, Amsterdam
Contractor: Cor Koper Bouwbedrijf, Heerhugowaard
Pictures: Lorenzo Zandri, London
Studio Vincent Structure and House Encounters Amsterdam made a design for BD Home, which is the transformation of a villa within the Bergen, The Netherlands.
Within the quaint village of Bergen a modest white villa from the Fifties proved technically and structurally not sound for up to date needs and calls for for residing.
But, after its new occupants, a younger household, had lived within the dwelling for various weeks, the home proved to be so attribute that they determined to renovate and lengthen it, reasonably than demolish the home.
As an alternative, the design of BD Home turned a layered transformation wherein cultural heritage, sustainable transformation and the wealthy pure qualities of the world confluence.
With its transformation and extension, BD Home has not solely been enlarged however has additionally been made future-proof, contributing to the bigger transformation of the countryside wherein the present housing inventory is turning into extra sustainable and tailored to altering needs and calls for for up to date residing.
The home is positioned between coastal dunes, a pine forest and the open polder panorama. The extension embraces the present home and opens it up in direction of the backyard, reinvigorating the sensation of residing within the forest.
The mixture of the present quantity and that of the extension creates a play between symmetry and asymmetry, the straight line and the curve. A stress that was already current within the structure of the unique home.
The primary ground with two bogs, a playroom, bedrooms and a visitor room is totally devoted to the youngsters for them to show it into their very own world. The wings with the lounge and the main bedroom are positioned on the bottom ground and lengthen into the backyard.
Within the curved veranda that connects these wings, a tree has been planted that pokes by the veranda roof giving form to the transition between inside and out of doors.
The edges of the veranda ground and cantilevering roof have been truncated by a digital sphere of which the center level sits on the centre of the backyard, embedding the villa each actually and conceptually within the panorama.
The clear facade is fabricated from sustainably preserved Fraké wooden and its beneficiant sliding doorways and indirect home windows proceed the spatial enfilade of the inside into the design of the backyard, anchoring the brick constructing within the undulating panorama of maritime pines.
Each the present villa and the extension are materialised in brick, but they distinction in brick measurement, color and remedy, revealing the layers of time within the mission. The renovated white villa has been handled with white and anthracite-coloured mineral paint.
The extension, with regards to the structure of Sigurd Lewerentz, is materialised in recycled darkish brown bricks, giving it, along with the broad joints, a strong look that over time might be enriched by the traces of nature.