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National Museum of Ceramics Princessehof in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands by i29 interior architects

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Article source: i29 interior architects

i29 transforms National Museum of Ceramics Princessehof in Leeuwarden, NL

Leeuwarden is the European Capital of Culture 2018, and museum Princessehof celebrates its 100th birthday. This anniversary was the motive for a major renovation of the museum, with the goal of increasing its appeal and accessibility to visitors. i29 interior architects created a surprisingly modern interior in the monumental buildings, which date from the 18th century. The design features an entrance hall including the museum store and tearoom, the museum square and exhibition areas for the vast collections.

Image Courtesy © Ewout Huibers

  • Architects: i29 interior architects
  • Project: National Museum of Ceramics Princessehof
  • Location: Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Photography: Ewout Huibers
  • Client: The Princessehof Museum
  • Interior Design: Jaspar Jansen, Jeroen Dellensen, Begona Masia, Shyla Rietveld, Egle Jacinaviciute.
  • Concept/Communications: The Ambassadors of Aesthetics, Menno Landstra
  • Project Management: FMXXL
  • Contractor: bouwbedrijf Van Marrum bv
  • Interior Construction: Zwartwoud bv
  • Surface Area: 1,200 m2


Hofstate Leeuwarden in Netherlands by Borren Staalenhoef Architecten BV bna

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Article source: Borren Staalenhoef Architecten BV bna

Redesign of a former office building designed by Abe Bonnema realized in 1980 in the center of Leeuwarden. The office building is part of a larger complex with houses, shops and a passage that has since fallen into disuse.

Image Courtesy © Pieter Kers


Neushoorn in Leeuwarden, Netherlands by DP6 architecture studio with 3TO architects

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Article source: DP6 architecture studio with 3TO architects

Neushoorn (Rhinoceros) in Leeuwarden is a popular music venue and a school, all in one building. In collaboration with 3TO, DP6 architecture studio has designed a building that can take a bit of rough treatment while stimulating creativity. A dynamic building that fits into its urban context and delivers its function as a music venue and school.

Image Courtesy © Jonathan van Dijk

Image Courtesy © Jonathan van Dijk

  • Architects: DP6 architecture studio with 3TO architects
  • Project: Neushoorn
  • Location: Ruiterskwartier 41, 8911 BP Leeuwarden, Netherlands
  • Photography: Kristian Hoekman, Jonathan van Dijk
  • Software used: Revit
  • Client: Municipality of Leeuwarden
  • Technical Design: De Zwarte Hond, Groningen
  • Contractor: Hegeman Oost, Nijverdal
  • Consultants: Jansen Wesselink, Drachten Deerns Netherlands, Rijswijk Peutz, Haren Basalt, Nieuwegein Theateradvies, Amsterdam Stevens Van Dijck, Zoetermeer


Fries Museum in Leeuwarden, Netherlands by Bierman Henket architecten

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Article source: Bierman Henket architecten

The Wilhelminaplein in Leeuwarden, also known as het Zaailand, has undergone a radical transformation. The enormous square has been re-duced considerably by the addition of the new Fries Museum on the east side and a street front of housing and shops on the north side. The existing Zaailand shopping centre has been given a facelift. This combination of commercial and cultural functions creates a lively, urban atmosphere.

Image Courtesy © Michel Kievits

  • Architects: Bierman Henket architecten
  • Project: Fries Museum
  • Location: Leeuwarden, Netherlands
  • Photography: Michel Kievits
  • Design: 2002 – 2007
  • Completion: 2012
  • Opening: 13 september 2013
  • Client: Fries Museum
  • Consultants: Grontmij (structural engineer), Huisman &, Van Muijen (services engineer), Adviesbureau P, eutz en associés bv (building physics), IPMMC (project management)
  • Contractor: BAM Friso

Veilige Veste in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands by KAW architecten en adviseurs

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Article source: KAW architecten en adviseurs

The story behind the ‘ Veilige Veste’

Wish: a new beginning

The ‘Veilige Veste’ is a sanctuary for women fleeing from maltreatment, loverboys, forced prostitution and honor-related violence. In the ‘Veilige Veste’, care organisation Fier Fryslân wants to create a place where these young women can feel safe. As a consequence of all the modern media, these women are often literally hunted. Before, the victims were hidden away anonymously; now they are in a fortress where nobody can enter that does not belong there. A building that says: ‘here we are!”.

Image Courtesy Gerard van Beek Fotografie

  • Architects: KAW architecten en adviseurs, Groningen
  • Project: Veilige Veste
  • Location: Holstmeerweg 1, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Architect / project manager: Beatrice Montesano, Johannes Klimstra
  • Project team: Kasper Niezen, Annette Barelds, Dennis Hofman, Reinier Buisman
  • Owner: WoonFriesland (housing corporation)
  • User: Fier Fryslân , Leeuwarden (care institution)
  • Advisor installations: Technion, Heerenveen
  • Advisor constructions: EconStruct, Leeuwarden
  • Advisor telecommunication and security: Telecomservice Leek
  • Builder: Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma, Dokkum
  • Installations W+E: ITBB, Heerenveen
  • Composite facade elements: Polux, Medemblik
  • Budget building costs excl VAT: € 4.350,000
  • Tendered excl VAT for: € 4.100.000
  • Photographer: Gerard van Beek Fotografie


Steel Study House II in Holland by Archipelontwerpers

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Archipelontwerpers designed this ‘Steel Study House II’ in Leeuwarden, a provincial town in the north of Holland. The landscape in this region has been conquered from the sea and therefore it is mostly flat and consists of green polders, dykes and many lakes.


Steel House II Perspective

  • Architect: Eric Vreedenburgh – Archipelontwerpers
  • Design: 2007
  • Finished: 2010
  • Address: Frouwesan, kavel 4, Leeuwarden, Holland
  • Total area: 750 m2
  • Area basement level: 346 m2, volume: 1073 m3
  • Area ground level 202 m2, volume: 727 m3
  • Area second floor 202 m2, volume: 727 m3
  • Client: fam. Pesie
  • Team: Coen Bouwmeester, Guido Zeck
  • Constructeur: Eckhart BJKA Engineering
  • Bouwfysisch advies: Technisch Adviesburo Jinstal bv
  • Contractor: BSB Staalbouw
  • Photographer: Marcel van der Burg


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