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A curtain for Keukenhof
A curtain for Keukenhof

The Castle Keukenhof foundation has the ambition to develop the estate surrounding its castle (bordering the famous flower exhibtion garden) into an art-landscape. While the possibilities of the development are being researched, One Architecture has created a first step. A huge curtain at the entrance of the estate marks the start of the transformation.

Art district Moscow
Art district Moscow

Bart Aptroot participated in a workshop as part of the uDUTCHnaya festival in Moscow. On December 6th 2009 the results of the internation workshop were presented at the Center of Contemporary Architecture (C:CA) in Moscow, at -5 degrees Celsius indoor (the institute’s buidling was being refurbished). In the workshop a group of Russian architects worked […]

Viktoriakwartier
Viktoriakwartier

The city of Eindhoven has gradually shifted profile, from a monoculture of two large industries (light bulbs and trucks) to the pluriformity of high tech research, product development and art. The abandoned factory buildings, many with high architectural quality, were a blessing for the city center’s demand for expansion. The newest extension to Eindhoven’s center […]

Ernst
Ernst

The Ernst Sachsbad in Schweinfurt, Germany, a pool and sanatory, was built in the 1920s in a style resembling a monastery. The building, a protected heritage, will be transformed to an art house, a place to host a permanent collection as well as changing exhibitions, a use which seems to fit the building even better […]