jack hoogeboom: villa renesse II
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may 26, 2012
jack hoogeboom: villa renesse II

‘villa renesse II’ by jack hoogeboom, sealand, the netherlands
image © jeroen musch
all images courtesy of jack hoogeboom

‘villa renesse II’ by rotterdam-based architect jack hoogeboom is a weekend residence with an integrated wellness spa
in sealand, the netherlands. the structure is immersed within a wooded forest along a dune on a site close to the coast
of the north sea. the glazed exterior and roof skylights introduce natural daylight as well as offer outward views into
the surrounding greenery. private rooms for the owners and guests each with personal baths branch from a spacious
living and dining area. an open gallery on the upper level loft is enclosed with a glass partition which may be transformed
into a blacked-out cinema room.

below grade, the spa is comprised of a centrally positioned 12 meter pool allowing residents to circulate around the walls
and columns which border the water, creating a theatrical effect. other amenities include a shower, whirlpool and three saunas
which directly access the living room and the garden outside with an external stair. entirely constructed from timber, the renewable resource
offers thermal insulation in winter and summe months, as well as vapor permeability to maintain the indoor climate.
a green roof planted with grass, low-E glass, heat pump and underfloor heating support both sustainable and comfort priorities.

pool within the basement level
image © jeroen musch

pool and wellness facilities
image © jeroen musch

firewood storage as a room divider in the common living space
image © jeroen musch

overview from loft
image © jeroen musch

image © jeroen musch

site plan

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

floor plan / level -1


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