RONALD JANSSEN ARCHITECTEN x BASTIAAN JONGERIUS ARCHITECTEN x BURO HARRO
The Groenmarkt housing project in Amsterdam focuses on the healthy lives of people, plants and animals. All the
homes are different; from houses with a front door opening out onto the street, to apartments and duplexes. This
ensures diversity among the residents of the two buildings on Marnixstraat and Singelgracht. Good care homes
for the elderly were central in defining the structure of all the homes in the Singelgracht building. There is plenty of
space for greenery on the facade, which grows upwards from the ground through recesses in the construction.
The communal roof is home to a dune-like landscape with a natural swimming pool as its highlight. Residents can
come here for a breath of fresh air, to exercise and to meet their neighbours, with a great view over the historic