waar mijn noeste arbeid in heeft gezeten.
'Vergankelijk Vastgoed', mooi paginagroot artikel in de bijlage van de Volkskrant over De Ceuvel.
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Vanaf begin 2014 mijn nieuwe atelier, maar nu al paginabreed in de Amsterdam-bijlage van het Parool.
Na een dag van takelen lagen gisteren aan het eind van de dag enkele boten van De Ceuvel al vredig op de kant, waaronder ook mijn toekomstige atelier rechts op de foto. Wat een topplek!
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Dutch design & architecture: Eindhoven, capital of Dutch design

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It was the Philips family’s drive for innovation that put the quiet village of Eindhoven on the map. Philips was one of the first companies to mass produce the light bulb. Many years later they were incredibly successful with both the cassette tape and the compact disc. Having established itself through innovative design, it is hardly a surprise that Eindhoven boasted the first Design Academy in Holland. This educational institute, which evolved out of an old design school, produced many world-famous designers.

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Dutch design & architecture: Manhattan on the Maas

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Compared to other countries, the skylines of Dutch cities aren’t that impressive. But in view of the weak Dutch soil, the high-rise developments in Rotterdam are still pretty spectacular.

The newest high-rise project in the city is called De Rotterdam. It’s not only named after the city, it also conceals a whole city. The 149-metre tall building houses homes, offices, bars and restaurants, shops and a cinema. Rem Koolhaas of the OMA agency designed it as a melding of three towers. Interestingly, the building of this design was only possible due to the economic crisis. For ten years it was too expensive to build, until the price of steel fell sharply a few years ago. It will open next year, thanks to the persistent, ‘shut up and get on with it’ attitude of Rotterdammers.

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