BRICK ARCH­WAYS CON­NECT LOCAL SHOPS, DEVENTER

FARO has ren­o­vated the shop­ping cen­ter in Borgele, a post-​war dis­trict in Deven­ter. The project involved both ren­o­vat­ing part of the exist­ing shop­ping cen­ter as well as con­struct­ing new shops with 20 apart­ments above and 24 low-​rise homes. A plan was also made for the design of the whole area.

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SUPER-​SUSTAINABLE SHOP­PING, ALMERE

The design is based on the prin­ci­ples of peo­ple, planet and profit. Goal is to define a dif­fer­ent way of con­struct­ing, shop­ping and liv­ing as a sus­tain­able invest­ment in the built environment.

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LIFT TAKES SENIOR CIT­I­ZENSCARS TO THE NEXT LEVEL, 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. This has cre­ated one large build­ing between the vil­lage cen­ter and green­ery, a build­ing that is in keep­ing with the envi­ron­ment and cre­ates a lot of open space.

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BEACH COLOURS AROUND A CARE SQUARE, JULIANADORP

Plan area ‘Cen­trum­plan ‘t Laar’ is being enhanced with four apart­ment blocks in which care provider ‘s Heeren Loo and hous­ing asso­ci­a­tion Woon­tij will pro­vide hous­ing and support.

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URBAN COURT­YARDS AT DE HALLEN, KWIN­TIJN PHASE 1 AMSTERDAM

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Con­tracted by Wij­nen Pro­jec­ton­twik­kel­ing, FARO has designed approx­i­mately 175 homes above a park­ing garage in the dis­trict; the homes will be devel­oped over two lev­els and within three com­plexes. A sig­nif­i­cant pro­por­tion of the homes is being pur­chased by an investor, Altera Vast­goed NV, and a hous­ing cor­po­ra­tion, Alliantie.

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BEEK­PARK, APELDOORN

In the sub­area of Beek­park, 80 res­i­dences are built around an inner court­yard. The project lies next to the ameni­ties of the city, but still pro­vides peace and quiet. In Vos­sel­mansstraat there are apart­ments above shops and in the nar­rower side streets, city houses and mod­est apart­ments of three sto­ries tall. Indi­vid­ual pri­vate ter­races look out over the court­yard. Typ­i­cal Apeldoorn-​style see-​throughs, from broad to extremely nar­row, show off the green court­yard to the sur­round­ing streets.

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1920S ALSO OUT­SIDE THE RINGROAD, AMSTERDAM

One of the first projects in recon­struct­ing the dis­trict Bos en Lom­mer in Ams­ter­dam is ‘Scala’. Scala is sit­u­ated in the Kolenkit neigh­bor­hood on a strip of land of 230 by 30 meters next to the train tracks. Goal of the recon­struc­tion is to improve the qual­ity of liv­ing and to improve the spa­tial and archi­tec­tural con­nec­tion with the pre-​war part of Bos en Lom­mer on the other side of the A10. FARO designed a very diverse pro­gram for the com­pact location.

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A SUPER URBAN BLOCK, HAARLEM

Slachthuisbuurt-​Zuid in Haar­lem is being restruc­tured. The area is located on an impor­tant access road for Haar­lem, which is why the Zon­ing Plan requires the style to be rec­og­niz­able. In a so-​called RGBO process, FARO together with Trebbe, Rut­ges Vernieuwt, Ten­tij, Vibes and Schouten are work­ing in a con­sor­tium on a sus­tain­able design for Elan Wonen.

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ALONG THE STREET AND ON THE WATER­FRONT, AMSTERDAM

The Kadijken is a slightly dis­or­dered, but pleas­ant, part of east Ams­ter­dam. In 1997 an oppor­tu­nity passed by when a plot of land came free, a plot in which the two sides have a totally oppo­site char­ac­ter. One side is located on a nar­row city street, de Hoogte Kadijk, with a wide vari­ety of plots and façades. The oppo­site side is located along the water­side of the Nieuwe Vaart with its old dockyards.

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MAS­SIVE AND FRESH, IJBURG AMSTERDAM

Block 25 fits seam­lessly into the archi­tec­ture of ‘Haven’ Island in Ams­ter­dam. It has a clear urban exte­rior, with sur­pris­ing extras on the inside. The block con­sists of two apart­ment build­ings and 19 owner-​occupied homes.

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MARI­AS­TICHT­ING, HAARLEM

In 2000 FARO and aTA entered a con­test along with Bouw­fonds MAB and van Wij­nen for the loca­tion Maria Foun­da­tion in Haar­lem. On this for­mer hos­pi­tal ground of almost three hectare, 400 homes, 8.000 m² office space and a garage for 600 cars had to be realized.

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FARO Architecten Lisserbroek

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2165 as lisserbroek

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oude kraan 72
6811 ll arnhem

+31 (0) 252 414777
info@​faro.​nl

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