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NewsNews • 16 Oct 2020

Steel Craft House reveals the design potential of corten steel

In Utrecht, the Steel Craft houses stylizes the features of a working-class home with a corten steel façade designed by Zecc Architecten. An abstraction in material, features such as traditional a roof cowl with dormer and a chimney are translated into steel. Stylistic elements like a plinth, alternating stone bands, brick-on-edge courses, and cornices can also be found in the steel sheet patterns. Credit: Stijnstijl Fotografie The colour of the corten, which refers to the patina of the archetypical Dutch brick, together with the stylized forms creates a distinct architecture that at the same time merges with the neighbouring brick residential buildings.   Credit: Stijnstijl Fotografie Windows in the new façad... More

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Studio heldergroen

On the ground Floor of the old Droste Silo a creative communication office called Heldergroen is housed. In between a solid concrete structure we designed a flexible office concept where the industrial character melts in with the ultimate flexible interior. Every day the wooden tables (made by old telephone poles) are towed by large industrial motors to the ceiling, which gives the opportunity to use the area different after working time and in the weekends: expositions can be held, clinics, courses or maybe a good party. The used materials refer to the old industrial atmosphere in the building and on the quay. The transparent façade gives the office a good exposure and a good view to the old city centre. The closed side of the area is u... More