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CONTENTS   4 SITES  

SILO

  TETTERODE   DE LOODS   EDELWEIS   APPENDICES   NOTES   SUB-SITES

BOOK:  DAVID CARR-SMITH  -  IMPROVISED ARCHITECTURE IN AMSTERDAM INDUSTRIAL SQUATS & COLLECTIVES

"TETTERODE" SQUAT 1981-/COLLECTIVE 1986 to--   - p6(of 18)

DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APARTMENTS

 

< TETTERODE - p1:  INTRODUCTION <
< TETTERODE - p2:  PUBLIC-USE & WORK-SPACES < 
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TETTERODE - p3:  RESIDENTIAL DOMAINS <

< TETTERODE - p4:  DACOSTAKADE BUILDINGS: MERKELBACH & HARTCAMP <

< TETTERODE - p5:  DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APTS - mb//mb1/mb2 <

   TETTERODE - p6:  DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APTS - mb3  

> TETTERODE - p7:  DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APTS - mb4 >

> TETTERODE - p8:  DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APTS - mb5/mb6 >

> TETTERODE - p9:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc//hc1/hc2 >  

> TETTERODE - p10:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc3 >

> TETTERODE - p11:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc4(1) > 

> TETTERODE - p12:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc4(2) > 

> TETTERODE - p13:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc5/hc6 >

> TETTERODE - p14:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT BUILDINGS >

> TETTERODE - p15:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT APTS - bd//bd1 >

> TETTERODE - p16:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT APTS - bd2 >  

> TETTERODE - p17:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT APTS - bd3 > 

> TETTERODE - p18:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT APTS - bdN >

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MERKELBACH: HOMES & STUDIO-APTS - cont ...

On this page are shown level-3 enclave's three living-spaces: 

JAN VAN G - [recorded: 1993 & 2008]
AKKE BOTMA
- [recorded: 1993]
INA HEUVEL - [recorded: 2011]
RONALD TIENHOVEN 
- [recorded: 1993 & 2008]  

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MERKELBACH: mb-L3 ENCLAVE

MERKELBACH: PLAN - LEVEL 3 ENCLAVE [mb-L3]

(Architect-Drawing 1986 / top is EEN) 

MERKELBACH: PLAN - LEVEL 3 ENCLAVE [mb-L3]

(Plan: Mikel v Gelderen 2006 / info 2008 / top is EEN)  ... in process 

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JAN VAN G STUDIO (1990 --) [mb-L3 / E-side S-end]  /  LIVING-SPACE 2: APT (200# -) [mb-L3 / E-side S-half]  [recorded 1993 / 2008] 

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JAN STUDIO (in 1993)

At this time Jan lived outside Tetterode.

JAN STUDIO
(pic 8-93 / to SW)

JAN STUDIO FROM KITCHEN
(pic 8-93 / to NE)

 

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JAN APT (in 2008)    ... in process

This in-process family apartment was recorded in the midst of being fitted and clarified after radical planning and completion of large construction works. Among the detritus of recent construction and ongoing fitting are isolated idealised objects: the exquisite south-end store-unit, a saucepan 'tableau', the mezzanine's steelwork and spatial plan. However there are indications that this degree of clarity-distillation of all domestic needs/activities/potentials is not in progress [1]. Visible are the opening moves of a game of finding forms that monumentalise the order of spaces and are simultaneously arrangements that serve (and average) the needs of the inhabitants. These include items brought in from some previous domesticity: tall wooden cupboards group with a new steel mez-leg to divide apt-entry / kitchen / sitting; the need for a larger kitchen table has subtly mated two disparate tables. The moving adapting game of use and the need to resolve finished forms of beauty are sometimes parallel and sometimes accordant - the ongoing realisation of this apartment involves and provokes this drama.

ALT: In the midst of this still incompletely clarified apartment there are isolated finished structures and arrangements that demonstrate Jan's formal idealism: the exquisite south-end-store-unit, the saucepan-table, the mezzanine steelwork. However this degree of clarity-distillation can never include and facilitate all domestic needs/activities/potentials.  

NOTE:
1. Eg Corb / Mies / et al

JAN APT: APT ENTRY FROM LIVING-SPACE

(pic 27-4-08 / to SW)

 

JAN APT: ENTRY PASSAGE WITH MEZZANINE STAIR ENTRY

(pic 27-4-08 / to NNE)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE FROM ENTRY PASSAGE

(pic 18-4-08 / to E)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE FROM UNDER MEZZANINE

(pic 26-4-08 / to S)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE S-WALL CUPBOARD

(pic 27-4-08 / to SSE)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE S WALL FROM KITCHEN

(pic 27-4-08 / to SE)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE KITCHEN

(pic 27-4-08 / to S)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE KITCHEN TABLE (S)

(pic 27-4-08 / to WWS)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE CENTRE

(pic 18-4-08 / to WWN)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE & MEZZANINE

(pic 18-4-08 / to NNE)

The view across the main living-space (still encumbered with unpacked boxes) from near its south end, under the mezzanine, to the entry of Jan's office.

JAN APT: OFFICE - FROM ENTRY

(pic 27-4-08 / to NW)

Jan's office is the larger portion of a divided bay - behind its inner wall [pic-left] is Ronald Tienhoven's store/sleep-space entered from his corridor-spanning mezzanine.

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE MEZZANINE - UNDER E-END & WINDOW

(pic 27-4-08 / to NNW)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE'S S-SIDE BALCONY

(pic 27-4-08 / to NW)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE BETWEEN MEZZANINE'S E-FACE & WINDOW

(pic 26-4-08 / to SSE)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE LANDING BALCONY

(pic 26-4-08 / to SW)

JAN APT: LIVING-SPACE MEZZANINE STAIR

(pic 27-4-08 / to EEN)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE LANDING & PASSAGE TO ## 

(pic 27-4-08 / to WWS)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE SOUTH ROOM & BALCONY

(pic 27-4-08 / to S)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE LANDING

(pic 18-4-08 / to EEN)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE LANDING

(pic 18-4-08 / to EEN)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE CHILD'S EAST-WINDOW ROOM

(pic 27-4-08 / to E)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE CHILD'S EAST ROOM - BED

(paste-up 2-pics 27-4-08 / to SE)

JAN APT: MEZZANINE CHILD'S EAST ROOM - STORAGE WALL

(pic 27-4-08 / to NNE)

JAN APT: BATHROOM

(pic 18-4-08 / to ##)

WHERE IS THIS ??

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INA HEUVEL WORK-SPACE (20## -) [mb-L3 / E-side cntr]  [recorded 2011] 
[
NB: These photos were taken during during Tetterode's 30th birthday 'open studios' - thus unfortunately its state is biased
to work-display rather than a 'natural' working order.]

 

INA WORK-SPACE: UNDER-MEZZANINE SPACE TO ENTRY 
(pic 16-19-11 / to SW)

INA WORK-SPACE: UNDER-MEZZANINE SPACE - SINK CORNER 
(pic 16-19-11 / to WWN)

INA WORK-SPACE: UNDER-MEZZANINE SPACE TO STUDIO ENTRY 
(pic 16-19-11 / to NE)

INA WORK-SPACE: STUDIO REAR WALL
(pic 16-10-11 / to W)

INA WORK-SPACE: MEZZANINE VIEW OF STUDIO (pic 16-10-11 / to NE)

INA WORK-SPACE: MEZZANINE 
(pic 16-10-11 / to N)

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AKKE BOTMA APT & STUDIO (1990 --) [mb-L3 / E-side N-end]  [recorded 1993] 

Akke established a board-wall-defined territory in Merkelbach in 1981/82. The family apt and studio shown below were started in 1990. 

AKKE B APT (& STUDIO)

(pic 8-93 / to WWS)

A 'family home' and studio. 

The whole living-space is divided into apartment and studio. The studio is through the double-door in the S-wall [pic lft]. The entry from the enclave passage is via the studio.

The apt space occupies the NE corner of Merkelbach and thus has windows on two sides (pic rt: the high strip-windows of Merkelbach's N facade).

A mezzanine bedroom is over the Kitchen. 

AKKE B APT (& STUDIO)

(pic 8-93 / to E)

Living-space from the mezzanine steps.

 

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RONALD VAN TIENHOVEN APT (1986 --) [mb-L3 / W-side S-end]  /  LIVING-SPACE 2: APT (2008 -) [mb-L3 / W-side S-half]  [recorded 1993 / 2008] 

 

RONALD APT (in 1993)

 

RONALD APT & OFFICE

(pic 8-93 / to NE)

RONALD APT & OFFICE

(pic 8-93 / to NNE)

RONALD APT & OFFICE

(pic 8-93 / to WWS)

RONALD APT & OFFICE: S-END - KITCHEN

(pic 8-93 / to SSE)

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RONALD DESIGN-STUDIO (in 2008) 

The previous apt space is enlarged and in the midst of a complete reconstruction as a huge design-studio  ... in process 

 

RONALD STUDIO PLAN (2008): 

(Plan: Ronald van Tienhoven 2008 / top is EEN) 

[NB - Edit: Plan is rotated 180 to conform to enclave plans above] ... in process 

RONALD STUDIO: VIEW THROUGH NORTH ESCAPE-PASSAGE WINDOW

(pic 16-10-11 / to SE)

RONALD STUDIO:

(paste-up 2-pics 27-4-08 / to EES)

The enclave corridor is encased in the white walls and mezzanine floor along the east side of the space. The portion of mezzanine south of the half-demolished centre wall serves as access to a small windowless room - a 15m2 portion of Jan van G's office bay.

RONALD STUDIO: FROM CENTRE WALL TO SW KITCHEN CORNER

(pic 27-4-08 / to SW)

RONALD STUDIO: S-END KITCHEN

(pic 27-4-08 / to SW)

RONALD STUDIO: OFFICE BALCONY MEZZANINE NE CORNER

(pic 27-4-08 / to NNE)

 

 

RONALD STUDIO: OFFICE BALCONY MEZZANINE NE CORNER VIEW

(pic 29-4-08 / to SW)

RONALD STUDIO: BATHROOM TO STUDIO

(pic 29-4-08 / to NW)

RONALD STUDIO: BATHROOM (ENCLAVE SHARED BATHROOM)

(pic 29-4-08 / to SW)

RONALD STUDIO: ENCLAVE NORTH  ESCAPE PASSAGE WITH MEZZANINE OVER

(pic 27-4-08 / to WWS)

 

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< TETTERODE - p1:  INTRODUCTION <
< TETTERODE - p2:  PUBLIC-USE & WORK-SPACES < 
<
TETTERODE - p3:  RESIDENTIAL DOMAINS <

< TETTERODE - p4:  DACOSTAKADE BUILDINGS: MERKELBACH & HARTCAMP <

< TETTERODE - p5:  DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APTS - mb//mb1/mb2 <

   TETTERODE - p6:  DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APTS - mb3  

> TETTERODE - p7:  DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APTS - mb4 >

> TETTERODE - p8:  DACOSTAKADE: MERKELBACH APTS - mb5/mb6 >

> TETTERODE - p9:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc//hc1/hc2 >  

> TETTERODE - p10:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc3 >

> TETTERODE - p11:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc4(1) > 

> TETTERODE - p12:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc4(2) > 

> TETTERODE - p13:  DACOSTAKADE: HARTCAMP APTS - hc5/hc6 >

> TETTERODE - p14:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT BUILDINGS >

> TETTERODE - p15:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT APTS - bd//bd1 >

> TETTERODE - p16:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT APTS - bd2 >  

> TETTERODE - p17:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT APTS - bd3 > 

> TETTERODE - p18:  BILDERDIJKSTRAAT APTS - bdN >

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CONTENTS   4 SITES  

SILO

  TETTERODE   DE LOODS   EDELWEIS   APPENDICES   NOTES   SUB-SITES