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Topsy Turvy Dames Dietz Deli is the First Commercial Cradle2Cradle Structure in the Netherlands

Posted By Tafline Laylin On October 10, 2012 @ 8:06 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Daylighting,Design,Gallery,Green Materials,Innovation | No Comments

Baksvan Wengerden, Dames Dietz Deli, The Netherlands, Oegstgeest, Cradle2Cradle, Nur-Holz, green design, natural light, sustainable design, eco-design

Located on the main street of town, the newly-opened Dames Dietz Deli (what a great name!) feature three stacked layers. The sloping planes are designed to draw in passersby and to promote the influx of as much natural light [1] as possible. The upper levels are used for storage and the kitchen while the bottom level accommodates the guests.

Clad in brown ceramic tiles, the deli was constructed out of Nur-Holz [2], which is a highly sustainable material sourced in local European forests. “It is the first commercial project completed with this Cradle2Cradle structural framework [3] method,” according to the designers, who add that “this unique, sustainable system integrates the structure, the services, the internal finishes as well as the insulating properties.” A beautiful new addition to the center of town, the 100 sqm deli opened its doors in May this year.

+ Baksvan Wengerden [4]

Via Dezeen [5]

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URLs in this post:

[1] natural light: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_lighting

[2] Nur-Holz: http://www.rombach-holzhaus.com/?ID=10&zuid1=33&lang=uk

[3] Cradle2Cradle structural framework: http://inhabitat.com/cradle-to-cradle-certification/

[4] + Baksvan Wengerden: http://www.baksvanwengerden.nl/?p=689

[5] Dezeen: http://www.dezeen.com/2012/10/09/dames-dietz-by-baksvanwendgerden/

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