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DC Van Hall . Amsterdam

Studioninedots . photos: © Peter Tijhuis

At the corner of Donker Curtiusstraat and Van Hallstraat in Amsterdam, we created the surprising transformation of a prominent, 1964 office building. In the new DC Van Hall, we introduce studio housing for graduates and students, which together with creative workplaces and small-scale entrepreneurs bring new life to the surrounding Staatsliedenbuurt neighbourhood. Continue reading Studioninedots

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Black Swan. Amsterdam

Studioninedots . Black Swan. Amsterdam afasia (1)

Studioninedots . renders: © Proloog

All over the Netherlands, mono-functional industrial sites are designated as potential densification areas. Their often generous layout allows for specific interventions to generate the aimed urban density. With Black Swan we propose a design as well as a strategy for welcoming, bit by bit, housing and facilities to a permanently active work area.
Black Swan’s medium-rise tower is home to both workspaces and apartments; its base functions to facilitate creative offices, restaurant, bar and culture. At street level, Black Swan interacts with the existing Building B of the adjoining Kauwgomballenfabriek socially and energetically. Here, the pioneering residents and users collectively take care of the spaces within and around Black Swan. Continue reading Studioninedots

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Alliantie office building refurbishment . Hilversum

Studioninedots . Alliantie office building refurbishment . Hilversum (1)

Studioninedots . photos: © Peter Cuypers

Studioninedots’ design transforms an existing 1970s office building on the Lucent site in Hilversum into the new headquarters of de Alliantie, a Dutch housing corporation. The most eye-catching intervention involves the removal of large areas of infill floors and walls from the sturdy concrete structure. This creates a spectacular four-storey-high void, the light and lively new heart of the building that connects the different departments. Continue reading Studioninedots