TINY TIM 3.0 ON THE MOVE

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14/​06/​2017 - Tiny TIM 3.0, with a brand new inte­rior, is on the move. The Tiny TIM will be present the upcom­ing days dur­ing the event ‘Tiny hous­ing’ in Almere and dur­ing the ten year anniver­sary of Urgenda in Amsterdam.

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SWIFT FIRST RESULTS FOR RESEARCH SWIFT HOME SEEKERS

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12/​06/​2017 - Together with Podium voor Archi­tec­tuur Haar­lem­mer­meer, hous­ing cor­po­ra­tion Ymere, Joost Valk and four asy­lum sta­tus hold­ers /​design­ers FARO started a par­tic­i­pa­tory design process.

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VOTE FOR BUILD­ING, GIV­ING BACK AND LIV­ING TOGETHER

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01/​05/​2017FARO is par­tic­i­pat­ing in the Inno­va­tion Chal­lenge Dwelling, together with the other mem­bers of Team 3: Woon­tij, FOOQ, LA4Sale and BDO con­sul­tancy. You can now vote for the project here!

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DURA AND FARO WIN SELEC­TION IN NIJVERDAL

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15/​03/​2017 - Dura Ver­meer Bouw from Hen­gelo and FARO have won the selec­tion for the Karel Door­man­weg in Nijverdal. Together we will work to cre­ate 24 energy neu­tral dwellings in this beau­ti­ful lane with spa­cious struc­ture for Dutch stan­dards for the hous­ing asso­ci­a­tion WST Hellendoorn.

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FIRST DWELLERS FOR DAZ­ZLING BAJONET

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30/​01/​2017 - The new urban block ‘Buitenge­woon Bajonet’ in the Bajonet­straat in Rot­ter­dam is finished!

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TINY TIM VIS­ITS WATER­NET AT THE AMSTEL

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11/​01/​2017 - Water­net cel­e­brates its 10-​year anniver­sary, a good moment to look towards the future. Tiny TIM inspires future devel­op­ments, with its unique water puri­fy­ing façade.

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HAPPY HOL­I­DAYS

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19/​12/​2016 - Build­ing an every­day utopia, together. In 2017, too.

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FES­TIVE LAUNCH FOR THATCHED ROOFS IN BLARICUM

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07/​12/​2016 - Phase 3 of the Blar­icum­mer­meent was fes­tively launched last week. With this project the devel­op­ment of this neigh­bour­hood is con­tin­ued, with beau­ti­ful thatched roofs for semi­de­tached houses.

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TRUMP POWER WALL

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23/​11/​2016 - With Trump elected pres­i­dent, will there really be a wall built between Mex­ico and the USA? If yes, then at least make it super sustainable!

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OUT NOW! CON­TEM­PO­RARY VER­NAC­U­LAR DESIGN

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17/​11/​2016 — Clare Nash of Clare Nash Archi­tec­ture made a jour­ney to redis­cover how British hous­ing can redis­cover its soul. Among oth­ers, she vis­ited the FARO project Bies­land in order to find the answer.

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MAXIMA(L) ENT­HOU­SI­ASM FOR TINY TIM AT DDW

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26/​10/​2016 - This Tues­day queen Max­ima vis­ited Tiny TIM dur­ing the DutchDesignWeek2016 in Eindhoven.

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TINY TIM AT DUTCH DESIGN WEEK 2016

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17/​10/​2016 - The third pro­to­type of Tiny TIM will be at the Ketel­huis­plein in Eind­hoven dur­ing the DutchDesignWeek2016 from Octo­ber 22 to Octo­ber 30.

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INNER COURT­YARDS WIN AT AMS­TER­DAM NEW BUILD PRICE 2016

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03/​10/​2016 - FARO has won sec­ond prize with Kwin­tijn Phase 1 in the Ams­ter­dam New Build Price 2016.

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WARM COL­ORED BRICKS FOR WARM COR­NER HOME

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12/​09/​2016 - The warm col­ored brick home of the Gondrie fam­ily in Water­rijk Woer­den has also been finished.

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SUS­TAIN­ABLE HOME WITH A SUS­TAIN­ABLE HEART

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01/​09/​2016 - FARO has designed two spe­cials houses on the free build­ing plots of island 4 in the new liv­ing area Water­rijk in Woer­den. The Kok fam­ily has now moved into their new home: a green­house dwelling.

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TINY TIM AT FABCITY

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29/​04/​2016 — A tem­po­rary, freely acces­si­ble cam­pus between 1 April until 26 June at the head of Amsterdam’s Java Island in the city’s East­ern Har­bour Dis­trict. Con­ceived as a green, self-​sustaining city, FabC­ity com­prise some 50 inno­v­a­tive pavil­ions, instal­la­tions and prototypes.

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BAHRAIN

17/​11/​2015 - Sep­tem­ber and Octo­ber were months of friendly and fruit­ful con­tacts. Del­e­ga­tions from Bahrain and Saudi Ara­bia came to the Nether­lands to visit projects of the Go Dutch Con­sor­tium. FARO hosted and showed sev­eral projects in the area of Rot­ter­dam with pride.

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A NEW CON­CEPT OF A SHEL­TER FOR BAT­TERED WOMEN

09/​07/​2015 - Fol­low­ing the ‘Oran­je­huis’ (Orange home) in Ams­ter­dam there will come a sec­ond ‘Oran­je­huis’ in Almere. The Blijf Groep, de Alliantie and the regions Flevoland and Gooi en Vest­streek have signed the agree­ment recently to realise the the ‘Oran­je­huis’ in Almere.

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REACH­ING THE HIGH­EST POINT, VIL­LAGE HALL BADHOEVEDORP

18/​06/​2015 - Yes­ter­day (Wednes­day 17 June) was cel­e­brated reach­ing the high­est point of the vil­lage hall in Bad­ho­eve­dorp with reveal­ing an art­piece. The local choir and gym­nas­tics, who will estab­lish also in the new vil­lage hall, did a per­for­mance. The frame­work becomes more vis­i­ble, this makes the users even more enthousiastic.

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IMPRES­SIONS BECOMES REALITY

11-​06-​2015 - There is much progress in the devel­op­ment of Kwin­tijn. On a beau­ti­ful spot, along the Bilderdijkkade, next to the old depot ‘De Hallen’, rises a new ensem­ble of buildings.

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SYM­PO­SIUM ARCHI­TEC­TURE AND LAND­SCAPE, TYNAARLO

11/​06/​2015 - Jur­gen will speak at the sym­po­sium ‘archi­tec­ture and land­scape’ in the vil­lage hall of the munic­i­pal­ity Tynaarlo. The sym­po­sium will take place on Fri­day 19th of June from 02:00 PM untill 05:30 PM. The sym­po­sium is an addi­tion of the exhi­bi­tion ‘archi­tec­ture and land­scape’. You can visit the exhi­bi­tion untill 30 July in the vil­lage hall of Tynaarlo.

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BIRD­HOUSES IN RIDGE OF THE ROOF, OEKEN

08/​06/​2014 - A shed in the rural zone of Zut­phen is trans­formed to a work­ing shed by FARO. The roof is cov­ered with reed and bird­houses in the ridge of the roof.

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BAHRAIN WEL­COMES GO DUTCH CONSORTIUM

17/​03/​2015 - From 25th of Feb­ru­ary until the 3rd of March the Go Dutch Con­sor­tium was present at the Bahrain Inter­na­tional Gar­den Show (BIGS).

The show has opened by her Her Royal High­ness Sabika Bint Ibrahim Al Khal­ifa. It was a great suc­ces, with many new busi­nesses attend­ing and vis­ited by more peo­ple then ever.

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FIRST POST VIL­LAGE HALL BADHOEVEDORP

17/​02/​2015 - The 28th of Jan­u­ary we cel­e­brated the launch of the vil­lage hall at Bad­ho­eve­dorp. Alder­man Stef­fens gave the first punch. The local news­pa­per,Hoofd­dorpse Courant, reported: ‘It was a big step for the res­i­dents in Badhoevedorp’.

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BUILD­ING SITE VIS­ITE VIL­LAGE HALL IN BADHOEVEDORP

02/​06/​2015 - Together with sev­eral col­legues we have vis­ited the vil­lage hall of Bad­ho­eve­dorp. The build­ing of the vil­lage hall is started in Jan­u­ary and is con­stantly grow­ing, you see already the frame­work of the build­ing! After the visit we went out for a dinner.

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FARO WAS SHOWN ON TV WITH BUDSYS

27/​05/​2015FARO was shown in the tele­vi­sion pro­gram ‘Onderne­mend Ned­er­land’ on the Dutch chan­nel RTL7 last week (Sun­day 17 May). The sys­tem Budsys of MBM sys­tems was pro­moted by Han Moerk­erken, part­ner of MBM sys­tems and Jur­gen van der Ploeg, FARO architects.

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FARO HAS WON THE COM­PE­TI­TION TO DESIGN A NEW BUILD­ING FOR ANI­MAL RES­CUE THE HAGUE

09/​02/​2015 - FARO has won the com­pe­ti­tion for a new design of the ani­mal res­cue build­ing in The Hague. FARO´s con­cept on the loca­tion leav­ened with a rich his­tory from medieval estates to the Atlantik Wall was cho­sen to be the best.

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CHURCH BUILD­ING WILL BE FAM­ILY HOME

24/​03/​2015 - FARO archi­tects redesigned a vacant lit­tle church along the Hooft­straat in Alphen aan den Rijn. This church will be an extended-​family-​house: 3 gen­er­a­tions in 2 loft appart­ments. Each appart­ment has its own entrance and some shared spaces: gar­den, shed, work­ingroom and guest appartment.

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SUC­CESS­FUL WORK­SHOPS WITH OBS DE ZEEMEEUW

18/​02/​2015 - Again a suc­cess­ful work­shop last Fri­day, this time for highly gifted chil­dren from obs De Zil­ver­meeuw. The chil­dren of the Leonar­dogroup, part of De Zil­ver­meeuw, get­ting spe­cific and indi­vid­ual education.

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START OF CON­STRUC­TION ACTIV­I­TIES BUITENGE­WOON BAJONET

17/​12/​2014 - We cel­e­brated the launch of our suc­cess­fully sold-​out Buitenge­woon Bajonet project in Rot­ter­dam in a play­ful way last week. At the start of the care­ful demo­li­tion, our project buy­ers were able to select their own recy­cled orna­ment, which will be incor­po­rated within the façade of their new home.

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SCHRI­JVERS­BU­URT BUILD­ING OF THE WEEK IN RAP LEIDEN

27/​01/​2015 - Every week RAP Lei­den pub­lishes an unique build­ing in Lei­den. This week the new devel­op­ment of the neigh­bour­hood ‘Schri­jvers­bu­urt’ com­mis­sioned by Por­taal, will be published.

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PROJECTS IN TWELLO AND BLAR­ICUM UNDER CONSTRUCTION

17/​12/​2014 - Twello | A super­mar­ket and sev­eral homes have been replaced and com­bined into one build­ing on the edge of the vil­lage cen­ter, beside the Twellose Beek.
Blar­icum | We are devel­op­ing a spe­cial liv­ing project ‘De Goois­che Gaerde’ in a beau­ti­ful loca­tion by the Oev­er­park in Blaricummermeent.

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FES­TIVE OPEN­ING FOR PILOTAGE SER­VICE NETWORK!

11/​12/​2014 - This new energy-​generating oper­at­ing base for pilots and staff of the Pilotage Ser­vice is located some­where very spe­cial. The design on a lock island in IJmuiden responds to the fan­tas­tic view towards the sea, the steel of Tata and the rust­ing of ships.

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PLANET TEXEL TO BE CONTINUED

23/​09/​2014 - The Munic­i­pal­ity of Texel is tak­ing a next step in the fur­ther devel­op­ment of the results of the IABR Planet Texel project work­shop. On Mon­day 29 Sep­tem­ber La4sale and FARO archi­tects gave a pre­sen­ta­tion of the final results of the IABR project workshop.

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From 25th of Feb­ru­ary until the 3rd of March the Go Dutch Con­sor­tium was present at the Bahrain Inter­na­tional Gar­den Show (BIGS).

The show has opened by her Her Royal High­ness Sabika Bint Ibrahim Al Khal­ifa. It was a great suc­ces, with many new busi­nesses attend­ing and vis­ited by more peo­ple then ever.

Paul van Wijk and Hugo de Clercq were able to present the plans of Go Dutch to beau­tify and greenefy Bahrain to her majesty the Queen. The ideas of the Go Dutch Con­sor­tium were recieved with great inter­est and admi­ra­tion. The visit led to many promis­ing con­tacts and sev­eral con­crete pos­si­bil­li­ties of coop­er­a­tion between GDC and Bahraini companies.

TEAM FARO AND STROOT­MAN AMONG THE TOP 3

02/​10/​2014 - Our ‘Cra­dle to Cra­dle in the polder’ design reached the final three in the com­pe­ti­tion to design the new entrance area and vis­i­tors’ cen­ter at the Kinderdijk World Her­itage Site.

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SEARCH­ING FOR THE AIRBNB OF ENERGY

17/​09/​2014 - The still derelict Cen­trumei­land (IJburg) and the Buik­sloter­ham area, pop­u­lated by pio­neers, offer oppor­tu­ni­ties to con­struct alter­na­tive and more sus­tain­able forms of infra­struc­ture. But who will orga­nize this and which ‘busi­ness case’ works best here? Who will take respon­si­bil­ity for area devel­op­ment and who will mon­i­tor pub­lic space qual­ity? Join in the debate about the Buurt­bouw­markt in Buiksloterham!

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KINDERDIJK CON­TENDERS

09/​09/​2014 — The five selected plans for the design of the new entrance and vis­i­tors’ cen­ter of the Kinderdijk World Her­itage Site are on show from 8 to 18 Sep­tem­ber in Wis­boomge­maal. As 1 of the five selected par­ties Stroot­man and FARO have pro­duced a joint design.

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INSPI­RA­TION FOR OVER 55s IN NIEUW DELFT

22/​08/​2014 - A fan­tas­tic new area of Delft is being con­structed on and around the deep­ened rail tun­nel in Delft. It will form the con­nec­tion between the old inner city and the new sta­tion. This devel­op­ment has been appro­pri­ately named Nieuw Delft. There is space in Nieuw Delft for many dif­fer­ent ini­tia­tives includ­ing new liv­ing con­cepts for the grow­ing group of over 55s.

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BAD­HO­EVE­DORP VIL­LAGE HALL MAK­ING PROGRESS

21/​08/​2014 - The design now incor­po­rates all input from users and we are cur­rently putting the final touches on the spec­i­fi­ca­tions. The con­trac­tor selec­tion is cur­rently being pre­pared and if every­thing goes well con­struc­tion work can start this year.

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0-​ENERGY HOMES WITH SUS­TAIN­ABLE BRICKS

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25/​06/​2014 - FARO archi­tects has re-​developed the Borgele shop­ping cen­ter in Deven­ter in coop­er­a­tion with Ieder1 hous­ing cor­po­ra­tion and Nikkels Bouwbedrijf. The real­iza­tion of the plans is cur­rently in full flow. It com­prises a shop­ping cen­ter with 20 apart­ments and some 24 fam­ily homes, four of which are energy neutral.

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CPC DE HALLEN NOORD

15/​09/​2014 - FARO is design­ing 2 large res­i­den­tial build­ing projects around the old tram depot in Ams­ter­dam Oud West, De Hallen Zuid and De Hallen Noord. Within this project 5 build­ing plots have been released for CPC projects. These build­ing plots are now being sold.

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TWO NEW FARO PROJECTS READY

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21/​05/​2014 - There were fes­tive open­ings for res­i­dents of ‘t Zand in Utrecht and Laak in Amers­foort last week.

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SUC­CESS­FUL WORK­SHOPS DUR­ING BLOESEM

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12/​05/​2014 - A suc­cess­ful week­end! The ‘Design your own dream home’ work­shops pro­duced fan­tas­tic results last Sat­ur­day and Sun­day, includ­ing mod­els with a very dis­tinct form and oth­ers with a more func­tional design.

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MEET­ING PLANET TEXEL

11/​04/​2014 - Last week Thurs­day there was a Sneak Pre­view pre­sen­ta­tion about the project ‘Planet Texel’. The exhi­bi­tion ‘Urban by Nature’ (IABR 2014) starts the 28th of May. We worked together with LA4SALE to cre­ate a vision of the future. The pre­sen­ta­tion was warmly received and the audi­ence reacted enthu­si­as­tic to the some­times far-​reaching proposals.

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FARO ORGAN­ISES WORK­SHOP DUR­ING BLOESEM

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05/​05/​2014 - ‘‘Bloe­sem fes­ti­val for con­tem­po­rary craft­work offers a plat­form to the con­tem­po­rary craft­work indus­try. New crafts­men com­bine crafts­man­ship with mod­ern tech­nolo­gies and cre­ativ­ity.’’ De Olmen­horst is orga­niz­ing a new fes­ti­val to which FARO is con­tribut­ing in the form of a workshop.

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STROOT­MAN AND FARO SELECTED FOR KINDERDIJK

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02/​07/​2014 — From 132 sub­mis­sions, the Stroot­man and FARO, ‘‘Cra­dle to Cra­dle in the polder’’ vision has been selected as one of five sub­mis­sions for the sec­ond round for design­ing a new entrance to the Kinderdijk World Her­itage Site.

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OPENING-​2014-​URBAN BY NATURE

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02/​06/​2014 - ‘‘…IABR2014URBAN­BY­NA­TURE – claims that we can only solve the world’s envi­ron­men­tal prob­lems if we solve the prob­lems of the city. With the use of new strate­gies that effec­tively address the city as the big­ger urban land­scape that it is, we can truly con­tribute to a more resilient urban world…’’

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FARO Architecten Lisserbroek

land­goed de olmen­horst
lis­ser­weg 487d
2165as lisserbroek

ves­tig­ing oost
buurtweg 43
6971km oeken

+31 (0) 252 414777
info@​faro.​nl

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