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Villa – Holland

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Building: Residential Home
Location: Holland, Netherlands
Architects: Powerhouse Co., Copenhagen/Rotterdam
Assistants: Nanne de Ru, Charles Bessard, Alexander Sverdlov, Nolly Vos, Wouter Hermanns, Anne Luetkenhues, Bjorn Andreassen, Joe Matthiessen
Structural Engineer: Breed ID Gilbert van der Lee, Den Haag

AE Interest: The structure of the house is rather unique. The main support lies in the exterior concrete structure, with one steel column supporting the roof over the center of the house, a bookshelf that doubles as a Vierendeel girder.

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Written by Cody Kinsey

January 26, 2012 at 9:11 pm

Posted in Built

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