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The rural idyll
The rural idyll

Friday October 16th the Rural Wageningen Foundation (RUW) organized the symposium ‘The Rural Idyll’, where different actors from science, public authorities and the field presented their ‘Rural Idyll’ of the Dutch and European countryside. The countryside is facing rapid changes with at the one side growth of large companies with investments in technical innovations and […]

Urban farm
Urban farm

The center for mentally disabled people ‘ Willem van den Bergh’ is relocating more and more of its clients from their too secluded campus to homes in normal residential neighbourhouds. Reshuffling the campus, selling part of the terrein to a project developer, the center saw it unavoidable to relocate its  daycare and leisure facilities. Bart […]

Farmer seeks future
Farmer seeks future

Booklet in Dutch. In a one day workshop achitects and farmers exchanged thoughts and ideas about the future of farms and farmers in the Haarlemmermeer. Just like in the rest of the Netherlands there is pressure on the argicultural sector to change, expand or disappear. While some farmers seeks ways to expand and become agricultural […]

Twin House
Twin House

The farm, converted in a dwelling, is located on an estate in the green, spacious surrounding of the upper noth of the Netherlands. A new studio extension was added to the group of buildings, which include a guesthouse, a barn and a kitchen that is connected to the main building through a glass hallway. To […]