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18 appartments for mentally handicapped adults

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Ed Bergers Architecten
 
location Tilburg
function health care, housing, monument, renovation
contributed by edbergers

With redevelopment of the location, the city council of Tilburg wished to preserve the fašades and roofs of the existing building. The reason was that within the listed views of the city the buildings were a landmark, characteristic for the location. One part of the building has 3 storeys and has been wedged into the original construction, taking into account the preservation of the existing roofline and construction of the main beams. The black brick facades are the decor for the focal point, the white building. Within a vertical grid the windows have been placed at random in such a way that the changing floorlines are not immediately recognisable. The second part of the building, (4 storeys), is a detached building but built in such a way that the former street-pattern is recognisable again. With the abstract design of the facades we tried to translate the connection between this peculiar historic spot where town-planning and organic growth of the city are still recognisable.

 

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18 appartments for mentally handicapped adults
Address
St. Josephstraat 38
Netherlands
Project is not public!
This project is part of 3 guides Chicago by Ivuska
German by ningkoo
Tilburg by gertjangiele
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Completion 4- 2011
Floor area/size 1420 m2
ArchitectEd Bergers Architecten
contractorAannemersbedrijf op 't Hoog
structural engineerHooijen Konstruktiebureau BV
Client Roozen van Hoppe
 
Project ID 9065
Latitude/Longitude 51°33'20N 05°06'09E
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