|Builder:||Slokker Construction group|
|Photo||Bastiaan van 't Veer|
Tidore: nominated for the Amsterdam New Construction Prize 2010
Tidore is located on the corner of Molukkenstraat, in the Indian neighborhood. This property consists of 50 owner-occupied apartments and 20 social rental apartments. It is in line with a housing project from the 1980s. The architecture of the building refers in a contemporary way to the Amsterdam School. All apartments have a loggia / conservatory room. The building also has communal roof terraces. Small-scale business premises, storage rooms and parking spaces are located on the ground floor.
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The Amsterdam New Construction Prize is also a well-known phenomenon for Sander Seppen (38), main production of the Slokker Bouwgroep; he won last year as the builder of the row of 26 houses at the Theo van Gogh Park in IJburg. This time it is his turn as the contractor of Tidore, a block of seventy homes in the Indische Buurt, again with a mix of social rental homes and owner-occupied homes. “That makes no difference to us,” says Seppen. “Everyone wants care and attention for their home and to be treated properly and fairly. The point is that all residents are satisfied, buyers and tenants. We have succeeded in setting it up; this has become a textbook example of how you can create something beautiful with a limited budget. ” Because that was a problem with this project, says Klaas Fongers (61), developer of the Eigen Haard housing corporation that carries out a large number of new-build and renovation projects in this part of the Indische Buurt; often with Slokker as builder. “It was very difficult to achieve this financially balanced. The district set a number of preconditions that made it very difficult. The owner-occupied homes of eighty square meters had to be sold for less than two tons. ” “In a tight financial framework, the architect, Jeroen Hooyschuur, had to provide an outdoor space for each home, and its own storage room, plus a parking basement. Ultimately, there was no underground parking, but a single-storey garage within the block with space for 28 cars. ”The customer review has been automatically translated from Dutch. Fongers also succeeded in designating fourteen homes for the Amsterdam Central Mortgage, for which the buyers only had to pay 181,500 euros. A requirement was also that the exterior facade should be given the appearance of the Amsterdam School, in order to match existing buildings in the neighborhood. Hooyschuur has certainly succeeded in this. “I had already passed it twice,” says jury member William Kobossen, “without realizing that this was a new building. That is how beautifully the facade wall fits in. ” The jury is positive about this project. “The location is great,” says Joyce du Pont, “and that is especially true for the price-quality ratio.” Sylvie van den Born (42) was allowed to move into a social rental home in Tidore, for which she pays 640 euros per month, including service costs. “It's a lot of money, but it's totally worth it,” she says. “The space is pleasant, it is a quiet, bright house. I now also hear the birds. ” Before that she lived for twelve years on the railway embankment in the Dapperbuurt and wanted to get out of there precisely because of the permanent noise. “But I really wanted to stay in East.” Another special feature is that the two long ends of the block have a roof terrace that is accessible to all residents from the communal courtyard on the roof of the garage. At the moment it is still a bit bare, but the plans for plant pots and benches are in place. The residents are already so satisfied that they gave a score of 8.3.