Armada Den Bosch Building, Palesikwartier Holland, Architect, Image, Dutch development

Armada Den Bosch, Holland : Palesikwartier Buildings

Contemporary Buildings in The Netherlands – design by BDP Architects

2 Nov 2007

Armada Den Bosch

Palesikwartier

Location: Den Bosch (s’Hertogenbosch), Holland

Date built: 2004

Design: BDP

1998 architecture competition winners: 10 apartment blocks

Armada Den Bosch
photo : Martine Hamilton Knight

Ground-breaking residential scheme celebrates the great outdoors.

Local climate and topography shaped our entire 250-apartment scheme.

We planned the location and orientation of ten mixed long and tall houses to capture the sunpath and minimise overshadowing.

Roof elevations face south and southwest, bathing all living rooms, balconies and principal bedrooms in natural light.

South (wind) side elevations form giant roofs, giving them a distinctive curved profile, while northern elevations house social winter gardens with planted terraces and balconies.

BDP Architects

Brief

– design a waterside residential development in an historic town
– drive regeneration of a former industrial centre

Results

– maximised natural light and views, minimised wind turbulence
– green energy: rooftop solar collectors supplement hot water supply

Awards

BEX (Building Exchange) Award (Regeneration Achiever) 2005
MIPIM (International Property Market) Award (Finalist) 2004
Regeneration Award (International Regeneration category) 2004
Publieksprijs (Best-Loved Building Award) 2004

source: Armada Den Bosch Buildings by BDP Architects

Location: Den Bosch, Netherlands

Architecture in The Netherlands

Contemporary Dutch Architecture

Netherlands Architecture Designs – chronological list

Dutch Architecture News

Amsterdam Architecture Walking Tours by e-architect

Dutch Architect – design firm listings

Dutch Architecture – Selection

Heesch Villa
Design: HILBERINKBOSCH architects
Villa Heesch
photographs : René de Wit, Breda, The Netherlands (RdW) Paul Kozlowski, Paris (PK)

Heesch Villa

Zaanstad Sports Centre, Zaanstad
Design: UArchitects
Sports Centre Building Zaanstad Zuid Holland
image : Daan Dijkmeijer

Sports Centre Building in Zaanstad Zuid

Comments / photos for this Armada Den Bosch Buildings page welcome

Website: Visit Netherlands