A multifunctional complex with parking basement, health center and ten apartments in the city center of Nijmegen. The corner building consists of a transparent structure on which two heavy brick volumes rest.

 
 
  stairs leading to elevated inner street giving acces to the apartments

stairs leading to elevated inner street giving acces to the apartments

  wood-clad facade looking onto elevated street

wood-clad facade looking onto elevated street

  two cantilevered brick volumes are placed on top of this ground floor

two cantilevered brick volumes are placed on top of this ground floor

  the opening in the brick volume accentuates the balconies of the apartments

the opening in the brick volume accentuates the balconies of the apartments

  the corner of the ground floor is rounded off allowing a gentle flow from one street to the other

the corner of the ground floor is rounded off allowing a gentle flow from one street to the other

 
  schematic display of the functions per floor

schematic display of the functions per floor

  the public areas are clad with light coloured wood, giving them an accesible feel

the public areas are clad with light coloured wood, giving them an accesible feel

  the volumes housing the apartments are clad with dark brick, accentuating the private character

the volumes housing the apartments are clad with dark brick, accentuating the private character

  wood-clad garage door giving acces to car-elavator

wood-clad garage door giving acces to car-elavator

  detail of area with communal stairs and acces to parking garage

detail of area with communal stairs and acces to parking garage

  plan of the apartments on the first floor

plan of the apartments on the first floor

  plan of the apartments on the second floor

plan of the apartments on the second floor

 

client
Kokke Aannemersbedrijf BV

address
Dommer van Poldersveldtweg, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

completed
2011

contractor
Giesbers Ontwikkelen en Bouwen, Wijchen

advisors
Croes Bouwtechnisch Ingenieursbureau, Technisch Adviesbureau Crone

role P·A
architect

project photos
René de Wit