The Beacon – A New Living Trend in The Netherlands

The Beacon – A New Living Trend in The Netherlands

In the middle of Vijfhoek, part of Deventer’s Vinex area, in the Netherlands, a new residential development, dominated by two and three-story houses, rises a distinct sharp-edged, bold-angled design, Het Baken or The Beacon apartment building. Designed by  KCAP Architects & Plannersthe block has the appearance of a boulder, an asymmetrical cube with a skin of slate whose massive form provides space for 22 apartments and a daycare center. Its mass makes it look more like a landmark than an apartment building. Its radical deformation of shape makes room for a variety of apartment plans 

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