Tag Archive: The Netherlands

A yurt-like tiny cottage in the woods

Tucked away among trees in the Netherlands is a tiny vacation dwelling appropriately named the “Forest House”. Sitting on the moss-covered banks of a natural pond and surrounded by the stillness of the… Continue reading

A tiny cottage opens up with a wall of shutters | Zecc and Roel van Norel

A remarkable vacation cottage sits at the edge of a clearing in a rural area outside Utrecht, the Netherlands. It was created by a partnership between Utrecht-based studio Zecc and Roel van Norel.… Continue reading

A vacation cottage in the dunes | Bloem and Lemstra Architects

Vlieland is an island of sand dunes off the north coast of the Netherlands. The main economic activity on the island is tourism, with hotels, campgrounds and vacation homes. Bloem and Lemstra Architects… Continue reading

A 17th-century townhouse in the Netherlands | Unknown Architects

A 17th century townhouse in the historic center of Leiden, the Netherlands, was renovated to provide a “pied-√†-terre” for a couple who spend much of their time traveling. Dutch studio Unknown Architects began… Continue reading

Island House | 2by4-architects

The Island House is situated on a narrow island in Loosdrecht Lake in the Netherlands. The island, at 100 m long and 5 m (16′) wide, is barely wider than the house. The… Continue reading

The Poplar Garden House by Onix

We’re now well into Spring in the northern hemisphere, and many people will be busy planting and tending their gardens. For apartment dwellers, that may mean just a couple of planters squeezed onto… Continue reading

The Stripe House by GAAGA Studio Architecture

The Stripe House is a new home in the Netherlands designed by GAAGA Studio Architecture. It is built in a new neighborhood of rowhouses where the parcels were sold as bare land and… Continue reading

Garden Pavilion | BLOOT Architecture

BLOOT Architecture designed this modern garden retreat to serve both as a home office and as a small guest house. Site and regulatory constraints limited the new structure to 22.6 m2 (243 ft2), but architect¬†Tjeerd… Continue reading

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