NL architects: prisma
NL architects: prisma NL architects: prisma
oct 07, 2010

NL architects: prisma

‘prisma’ by NL architects photo by marieke kijk in de vegte

‘prisma’ by dutch NL architects is part of the nationwide, large scale renovation of post war areas that now is underway in the netherlands.

the 16 story building consists of a simple stacking of the desired apartment types. the largest are at the bottom, the smaller ones on top. the rational structure serves as the backbone for a frivolous addition, in which the balconies are draped around.

the corners of the stepped volume are connected. the balconies are the same size per category of apartments. as an effect of the oblique outline the proportions of the balconies changes depending on the position in the block. since from top to bottom the depth of the terraces increases, as a consequence, the width has to decrease. so they vary from relatively wide and shallow, they develop to slimmer and deeper, with each apartment’s outdoor space being individual.

photo by marieke kijk in de vegte

photo by marieke kijk in de vegte

the block

a courtyard is situated at the back of the building

the pyramid structure

various sized apartments

  • it’s so similar to the amsterdam prison…

    bob says:
  • very good my friends..go on.
    Nabito Architects

    nabito architects says:
  • I don’t understand why the smaller, probably less expensive ones would have a better view than the “penthouse” apartments on the bottom floor! Anyone?

    Aynne says:
  • – Mon lapin, tu veux un bel appartement dans Prisma ?
    – Oh oui, ma poule…

    iBouc says:
  • Beautyfull! I really love this house[url=].[/url].. 🙂

    Perfect says:

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