Kruidenbuurt

Year: 2017-2020
Location: Eindhoven, Kruidenbuurt
Status: Build
Client: Sint Trudo
Size: 1150 m²

Kruidenbuurt, is a large neighbourhood in Eindhoven. Since 2003, Sint Trudo, housing cooperation is transforming the area. For stage 4 of the transformation, Trudo has selected multiple architects to generate a diverse street facade by varying facades and housing types. Bygg Architecture & Design is one of the selected offices.  The assignment for the selected offices was to design a variation in the street line within the framework of the master plan. The prospect buyers choose a plot, a housing type, and façade design from the catalog, containing all types and facades variations.

Bygg Architecture & Design has designed two types and one so-called “special”, a house on the unregular plot.

The type “Nutmeg” is a design inspired by traditional architecture with an interpretation of the Amsterdam vertically sliding window as a base, which is applied into triptych and scaled to a floor-to-ceiling element.

The type “Coriander” has a contemporary design, in which a harmonious composition has been made of narrow and wide window frames, with a difference of depth in relation to the outer line of the facade. This creates a playful vista of sky reflections and shadows in the window openings.
Kruidenbuurt, is a large neighbourhood in Eindhoven. Since 2003, Sint Trudo, housing cooperation is transforming the area. For stage 4 of the transformation, Trudo has selected multiple architects to generate a diverse street facade by varying facades and housing types. Bygg Architecture & Design is one of the selected offices.  The assignment for the selected offices was to design a variation in the street line within the framework of the master plan. The prospect buyers choose a plot, a housing type, and façade design from the catalog, containing all types and facades variations.

Bygg Architecture & Design has designed two types and one so-called “special”, a house on the unregular plot.

The type “Nutmeg” is a design inspired by traditional architecture with an interpretation of the Amsterdam vertically sliding window as a base, which is applied into triptych and scaled to a floor-to-ceiling element.

The type “Coriander” has a contemporary design, in which a harmonious composition has been made of narrow and wide window frames, with a difference of depth in relation to the outer line of the facade. This creates a playful vista of sky reflections and shadows in the window openings.

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