Vasco di Gama
Assignment: Build an old retail space on the ground floor into a hip apartment for 2.
Location: Amsterdam Oud West.
“We wanted our house completely stripped and then fill it out again. We have a very individual taste and are pretty creative. Woonsterk has given practical form to our building plans, kept the budget and saved us from awkward mistakes. We have saved a lot of work and time in the search for simple and sustainable building materials and good professionals. We are very proud of our house and will certainly make Woonsterk more if we expand on the garden side.”
It was great fun to work with such young and creative people; from the very first step I fully agreed with their ideas about the layout and the materials. Together we found an original interpretation of the limited space and I only had to pay attention to the ergonomic and practical aspects and to convert the ideas to the building plan. And of course the renovation itself, that was the most work…