Location: The Netherlands
Type: Residential – Houses
Architects: JagerJanssen architects
Team: Alex Jager, Rogier Janssen
Photographs: Ossip Architectuurfotografie
The shape of this single family house was directly derived from its context.
Towards the backyard the width of the plot reduces, and so does the floorplan. Slope and direction of the ridge of the roof were modeled by carefully looking at the adjacent houses.
The result is a volume that fits perfectly in its built surroundings. And while by doing so standing out as well. This surprising and unique combination was also used in the materialization: the bricks used for the facades are similar in color and size, but sharper and hence more expressive.
A central void organizes the floor plans.