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Z1
Z1

Z1 is a concept house study for a 10x10x10 meter site in Groningen. Sunlight conditions for a house behind the plot and parking space underneath the house created radical preconditions. Building it would have meant choosing only one. That was too painful, so we never built any of the 35 plans. Karelse Aptroot architects, 2005

Rear window, a villa for IJburg
Rear window, a villa for IJburg

In 2005 Karelse Aptroot Architects designed a series of concept homes for IJburg (Amsterdam) together with bureau van Dillen to demonstrate the architectural possibilities for private clients to build their own house. The concept Rear Window was to demonstrate that the plots on IJburg could easily and elegantly accomodate a two-under-one-roof villa with a generous […]

Bonanza, a villa for IJburg
Bonanza, a villa for IJburg

In 2005 Karelse Aptroot Architects designed a series of concept homes for IJburg (Amsterdam) together with bureau van Dillen to demonstrate the architectural possibilities for private clients to build their own house. The concept Bonanza is a compressed estate around a blue courtyard, including a house, a shed and a greenhouse. Imagine a horse in […]

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 […]

Bloem House
Bloem House

Renovation of a house in Amsterdam where the kitchen forms a sculptural 3D pivot of an interior almost entirely made of birch plywood. Completed: May 2003. Karelse Aptroot Architects, Joachim Karelse and Bart Aptroot