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year | 2021
place | Maastricht
category | wonen
Commission for 92 studios in the redevelopment area of Sphinx (a former industrial site) in Maastricht.
The residential building La Faenza, consisting of 92 studios of 45 m2, is an L-shaped volume around a central hall over four floors.  The building aims in its architectural appearance to connect with the industrial history of the site and the preserved Brikken building: sturdy, honest and clear building structure and architecture. A hand-shaped brick was chosen, with much nuance in color and shape, which reinforces the sturdy character of the building.
The window openings, almost all in the same dimensions, form a mask, an intermedium between interior and exterior.

Design - Realization: 2018 - 2021
Address: Dr. Frans Fouquetstraat, Maastricht
Client: Sphinx Zuid BV
Project team: Jo Janssen, Maud van Oerle, Andi Belulaj