Poetic Engineering

Based on its clear views on design in the built environment Jeanne Dekkers Architecture has realized many high-profile buildings. The firm seeks and finds the best fitting responses for each commission. Every design process begins with getting thoroughly acquainted with the commission by rephrasing the definition of the problem and a study into four key aspects. ‘Looking and listening’ to the location, the brief, the purpose and background of the client and the user and being receptive to invisible factors. These are important to understand as fully as possible what the commission actually is, and to fully master it. At Jeanne Dekkers Architecture, discovering the essence behind the mundane aspects of a given environment is important. We approach every commission from the history and significance of the location: ‘the gift of location’.

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Sense & Care Platform

Sense & Care is a platform for research within Jeanne Dekkers Architectuur. This platform is working on the research involving the sensorial experience as a starting point for the built environment. Descriptions such as atmosphere, experience or sensibility are often difficult to convert to square meters. But through our analyzes we have been able to develop design tools that can be applied in the design process.

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Westerschans 1B has been nominated for the Betonprijs! Westerschans 1B, a design by Jeanne Dekkers Architectuur and ZOETMULDER, is one of the three nominees in the category Housing. Unfortunately, due to the current corona measures,…

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‘Limburgs Museum’ letters

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The new ‘Limburgs Museum’ letters have been placed! These folded steel letters are prominently displayed on the glass entrance volume to indicate the new entrance. The renovation of the interior is almost complete, the renewed…

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Westerschans 1B in the news

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Publication Bouwwereld 04/2021: Mooi GedaanPublication De Bevelander: Tweede fase WesterschansPublication NOOK 2-2021: Zeeland Skies, Westerschans 1B (EN)Article Architectenweb: Appartementen met golvende buitenruimten Article De Architect: Westerschans 1B GoesArticle Stedebouw & Architectuur: Golvende balkons en royale appartementenArticle Tektoniek: Architectonisch beton Article Archidat Bouwformatie: Westerschans…

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