Journal

july’21 Pouring concrete

Nice weather to oversee the concrete pouring of foundation beams. If everything goes as planned (and the weather stays a bit like this..) the villa will be ready next summer!

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apr21 Scaffolding is down at Lycka building in Amsterdam

The scaffolding was taken down recently, revealing the stacked blocks of the Lycka building in Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Still some work to be done before the new tenants can move in and still some green climbers to grow on the third block, but clearly a job well done by builders Hillen & Roosen and client Eigen

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mrch.’21 Design Novaya Zvezda presented

Our design for the apartment complex was well received by our client Krost. During an online presentation in the presence of Mr. Dobashin, owner and director of Krost, Henk Bultstra explained the design principles that form the base to this exciting project. link to the project page The complex is densely programmed with 120.000 sqm

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Win some… lost this one

Unfortunately we lost the architect’s selection for the apartment block that will complete the Houthaven development in Amsterdam. Within the urban plan with strong and specific urban guidelines our proposal was judged as being “very exciting”. After all, we did prioritize the architectural expression. Relating this block to the Amsterdam School, as stipulated by the

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feb’21 Fantastic new commission in Moscow

We are very excited to announce that we were commissioned a fantastic new building design for a 118.500 sqm housing complex in Moscow. The complex will consist of a group of seven 75 m high apartment towers on top of a podium including a two story parking garage and commercial program in the plinth. We

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jan’21, a fine new project: Elderly housing in Rhoon

Yes! We have started on the design of a new project for elderly in Rhoon, commissioned by housing association WoonCompas. After some feasibility studies behind the scenes, we were anticipating the commencement of the project for a while, so we are very excited to take it on! The project will house 53 apartments in four

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jan.’21 Under construction

At this time we have two of our designed towers under construction. One in Amsterdam (Lycka Sloterdijk) and one in Moscow (Wellton Apart – Bon Bloc). At both construction sites the highest point of the structure has been reached. Without it being a race… we are curious which building will be completed first.

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Season’s Greetings

2020 will be remembered mostly by the impact of Covid-19 on our daily lives. We hope 2021 will be marked by recovery and prevention. We wish everybody a soft landing in 2021! projects in the animation: K14 – Wellton Apart, Moscow, for Krost, under construction Lycka, Amsterdam, for Eigen Haard, under construction SuHa2C, Amsterdam, for

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jul’20 Henk Bultstra online lecture at Strelka Institute, Moscow

On July 14th, Henk shared in a one hour lecture some of our findings and learnings from working simultaneously in The Netherlands and in Russia. This lecture tells the story of how, at the threshold of the 21st century, we architects fully educated in the Dutch tradition of housing and planning, plunged into the adventure

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