Location: Almere, The Netherlands
This proposal emphasises the natural qualities and character of the location.
A meandering river through a green environment is translated into a meandering route through a green building..
In a natural context also the electricity and heating are found in natural resources. The pavilion/villa is constructed from natural materials found in the surroundings. These materials emphasize the character of living in a green environment.
Wood; The pavilion has a wooden construction. Also the floor and some interior ceilings are clad with wood.
Straw; An excellent insulation is found in straw. This natural material allows a comfortable interior climate all through the year.
Clay; For a smooth finishing some interior walls are clad with clay.
Vegetation; Vegetation is on the facades, some interior walls and (interior) ceilings. The vegetation emphasize the green context and ensures a healthy building.
The building is designed as multi functional. Besides a villa the design can also function as an office or pavilion.
Location: Almere, the Netherlands
Integrated solar cells
Efficient water use
Warming and cooling