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Architecture from Commission to Construction by Jennifer Hudson

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Villa Welpeloo

2012Architecten

Location: Enschede, The Netherlands

Principal use: Family residence

Client: T. J. Knol and I. E. C. Blans

Site area: 900 m2 (9,687½ ft2)

Interior area: 250 m2 (2,691 ft2)

Total build area: 310 m2 (3,336¾ ft2)

Design period: May 2004 – May 2005

Construction period: November 2005 November 2009

Budget: €900,000

Villa Welpeloo is a house made from 60 per cent recycled materials. It’s the first building designed by 2012Architecten and acts as proof that the methodology the partners, Jan Jongert, Jeroen Bergsma and Césare Pereen, have been developing since the practice’s foundation in 1997 can be applied to architecture. 2012 shot to prominence with a series of small projects, installations and exhibitions created to ...

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