Project Description

 

The Raaks –project is the result of a competition , wich hase been released by the city of Haarlem in 1997. Winner was the combination of the development combination MAB-DURA-AMVEST, and URBIS. It concerns the renewal of a well situated corner of the historical centre of Haarlem, that in 1997 still had been dominated by an old parking garage and 2 school buildings, dating of the early 20th century.
The desin approach of URBIS was to integrate a fine scaled modern type of buildings in the fine and delicate scale of the historical site. The design convinced the city and hase been publiced several times during the realization and hase been rewarded by the NRW in 3013.

client MAB Development, DuraVermeer,Amvest.
period 1997/1998-2012/2013.
design Donald Lambert
projectteam Filippus van Leeuwen, Jeroen Leemans.
type design urban desing, public space and supervision.
start building 2005

 

The Raaks –project is the result of a competition , wich hase been released by the city of Haarlem in 1997. Winner was the combination of the development combination MAB-DURA-AMVEST, and URBIS. It concerns the renewal of a well situated corner of the historical centre of Haarlem, that in 1997 still had been dominated by an old parking garage and 2 school buildings, dating of the early 20th century.
The desin approach of URBIS was to integrate a fine scaled modern type of buildings in the fine and delicate scale of the historical site. The design convinced the city and hase been publiced several times during the realization and hase been rewarded by the NRW in 3013.