Bastion island, Leeuwarden

The inspiration for Bastioneiland comes from the surrounding landscape. On the edge of the village an estate and a beguinage (settlement of house originally lived in by a religious order) enjoy the wonderful open landscape. Together they are the focal point for the surroundings, marking the transition from countryside to village. The 'beguinage' building has been built on an island. The units form a whole, but are still individually recognisable. All the houses look onto the water. The living area and kitchen on the groundfloor have direct access onto the terrace and private jetty. This is the point where the view opens up to the wide landscape. 


Architect: Liesbeth van der Pol
Team: H. Nieuwland, J. Haenen, A. Terwindt, K. Kwee
Number: 9702
Status: Built
Year: 1997 - 2000
Client: Inogem Grontmij Groep, De Bilt

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Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Interior
Living
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Greenery
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Unity and uniqueness
Steel
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Your private dock
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Tranquility
Water
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Friesland country of water
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Wood, steel, masonry
Island
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  New settlement
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Roofterrace and privat dock
Liesbeth van der Pol Liesbeth van der Pol
Architect / Owner
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Silhouette
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Courtyard
Brick
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Outdoor living
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Living alongside the water with waving reeds
Timber
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  'Double-detached'
Bastion island, Leeuwarden

All the houses look onto the water.

Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Living near the water
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Lovely terrace
Terrace
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Courtyard garden
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Beautiful sequence
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Symmetry
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Individual unit
Bastion island, Leeuwarden   –  Attractive rhythm