An independent jury composed by figures from the world of architecture, technology and media based in the Netherlands and in Belgium, among whom chairman prof. Jan Brouwer (architect, NL) and vice-chairman Thomas Dierickx (architect, BE) assigned the non-residential buildings category award to KAAN Architecten’s Dreamhouse.
The jury evaluated the entries on the basis of these criteria: the significant use of aluminium, the energy efficiency and consumption, the contemporary design, the socio-economic impact and the value added to the original building.
Dreamhouse is the renovation project of a corner shop of the Rotterdam’s Lijnbaan originally designed by Van den Broek en Bakema during the post-war years.
Awarded project: Dreamhouse
Program: renovation of a state monument consisting of two stores (Schaap + Citroen; COS)
Location: Karel Doormanstraat 278, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
Architect: KAAN Architecten
Project team: Luca Baialardo, Timo Cardol, Luuk Dietz, Paolo Faleschini, Kees Kaan, Vincent Panhuysen, Antonia Reif
Completion: May 2013
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