Neutelings-Riedijk

Friday, August 11, 2006

Simple strong forms are reflected through the designs of the firm. What my comment is the architectural grammer is strong. But comparing with Tadao Ando's work, I prefer the later one.
"Seventeen terraced houses are part of a redevelopment scheme for the site of a former textile factory. The typology of the houses is based on a drive-in / split-level organisation. The individual garages are half sunken underground, giving the living room and the dining room a stepped section. Although the shape of the complex forms a strong urban ensemble, the individual houses are still expressed as a rhythm of roof sheds, that together with the metal cladding refers at the industrial past of the area." to find out more...
Passage and Image from http://www.neutelings-riedijk.com/index.php?id=13,184,0,0,1,0

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