Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his family’s home. Inhabiting one of the development’s narrow plots, the house harkens back to the area’s nautical roots with a suspended shiplike story, visible from the street.
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- With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.
- When getting from here to there, the journey is just as important as the destination.
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