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Bouwen in stilte
Bouwen in stilte

Article in Dutch. Essay by Hilde de Haan in the art supplement of de Volkskrant, April 2006. ‘The party is over. Architecture in the Netherlands is no longer characterised by grand gestures and stunning experiments. It can be petty nowadays and even inconspicious. And that’s not bad at all.’ states Hilde de Haan after reading […]

A house is more than the sum of its rooms
A house is more than the sum of its rooms

Interview with Joachim Karelse and Bart Aptroot in PS-Wonen, a supplement of newspaper Parool, April 2005. The interview focuses on the projects for private clients. With pictures of Bloem House in Amsterdam. Read the article (in Dutch):

L’archetipo della casa in legno
L'archetipo della casa in legno

Article in Italian architectural magazine Abitare about the Twin House, Februari 2005. In English.

Villa NL
Villa NL

The Dutch wood production industry is suffering from a reputation that its wood is only good for matches and crates. The SHR Wood Research institute propagates more high-quality use of Dutch wood to alter the negative image. Villa NL is a prefab modular buidling system developed in a cooperation bewteen Karelse Aptroot architects, SHR Wood […]

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