Villa van Vijven, a multi-family residence in the fast growing city of Almere, puts a modern face on communal living. Coated in bright orange, the sculptural structure accommodates five families, 19 people in total, with room to spare.
The owners of this renovated garage wanted to recreate the outdoors in the heart of Amsterdam. Rather than crowd the space with potted plants, however, architect Jaspar Jansen chose subtle oak finishes and a custom rug that resembles moss to achieve a "more abstract reference to nature."
Spacious and elegant, Villa Welpeloo doesn't recall a junkyard, even though nearly all its materials are locally-sourced scrap. Recycled objects in the structure include everything from old billboards to broken umbrellas.
For this canal-adjacent home on the outskirts of Amsterdam, local studio Équipe blended aspects of the Dutch vernacular, such as a pitched roof, with the "indoor-outdoor feel" of Caribbean architecture.
In a frigid corner of the Netherlands, architect Paula Keen designed a home that responds to the climate. A radiant-heated concrete floor warms the space, while a gray and black color palette assimilates overcast weather.
Architect Pieter Weijnen's Amsterdam home references the Netherland's maritime heritage with a suspended ship-like sculpture, visible from the street.
Midcentury modern mixes freely with contemporary Dutch design in this apartment, which belongs to two American expats. Here, a George Nelson daybed harmonizes with the apartment's 17th-century architecture.