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Institute for Sound and Vision: A Large Euclidian Cube with A Colorful Facade

The program of this 2006 project is offices, a museum, parking garage, archives, and also an audiovisual library in a 45.000 m2 building. Institute for Sound and Vision is designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects as a large Euclidian cube. Half of the building is buried in the ground in Hilversum, Netherlands. The main highlight of this building is its colorful facade.

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CPO De Hallen Amsterdam: Tetris-Like Divided Block Design with Mirroring Panels and the Bloomframe Balconies

Finished in 2017, CPO De Hallen Amsterdam is a project of nine families where they unite all their different wishes in one housing block. With 1600 m² in size, the key to the design of this Tetris-like divided block is its unique differences. The building’s grandeur comes from the mirroring panels and the Bloomframe balconies. HofmanDujardin works for this project’s architecture and interior.

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Naturalis Biodiversity Center: Existing Buildings and New-Build with Layers of Stones

This 2019 project is a program of a museum, offices and depots, and laboratories. Designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects, Naturalis Biodiversity Center forms a sustainable ensemble of existing buildings and new-build in Leiden. These buildings are also beautified by layers of stones that are interrupted by friezes of white concrete elements, designed by Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen.

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H’ House: A Private Residence with Two Concrete Floor Slabs Supported by Small Rectangular Columns

This private residence is located outside of Maastricht’s city center, a leafy, green, and open area. H’ House is a residential project by Wiel Arets Architects with Alex Kunnen and Francois Steul, owned by a couple who is a dancer and a director. This house is composed of two concrete slabs, supported by small rectangular columns. This project started in 2007 and completed in 2010.

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Spoorzone Dordrecht: Transformation of A Railway into A Pleasant Destination with Spectacular Green Areas

The vision of this awesome project is to transform a railway into a pleasant destination in Dordrecht, Netherlands. Spoorzone Dordrecht is an ongoing project by mecanoo for Gemeente Dordrecht that started in 2020. Besides the transformation, this project also includes the development of some areas nearby to provide 6000 homes, stations, parks, amenities, and also commercial spaces.

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Arnhem Central Masterplan: A Large Urban Plan Development Forming One Vibrant Transport Hub

The overall masterplan of the station area and the individual components are developed by UNStudio, including a bus terminal, the Willems Tunnel, car and bicycle parking, Park and Rijn Towers, train platforms, and the transfer hall. Triple ground use is enabled thanks to the compact stacking of programs where the passenger flows are organized by the central transfer terminal for six different modes of transport.

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Villa Geldrop: A Large Villa with A Clear Orientation and Strong Geometry

It is a house for a businessman and his family, designed by HofmanDujardin and completed in 2011. Villa Geldrop is a large villa with 415 m² in size that set in the Dutch countryside, Geldrop, Netherlands. It is not an ordinary house but viewed as a modern interpretation of the classic box plan that made famous by Italian renaissance architects such as Palladio, supported by the villa’s clear orientation and strong geometry.