Published in DASH #07 - The Eco House
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Woon-werkhuis Hoogland

GroningenDAAD Architecten & Eric de Leeuw

In 1997, Wouter Hoogland and Hannah Versteegh bought a house on the Stationsstraat in Groningen, the garden of which was connected to a shed on the Gedempte Zuiderdiep. They wanted to build a dwelling on the Zuiderdiep, while keeping the shed as a horse stable and garage for their motorbike. DAAD came up with a simple concept: continue the garden over the roof of the shed and place the dwelling on columns above this roof garden. That way, the view from the Zuiderdiep of an old tree in the garden would be guaranteed…