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Amazing Whale Jaw

'People often wonder about the building's shape and what it represents, and there are a number of possible answers. A correct answer in architectural terms is that it can be viewed as a large boulder that has been worn away by footsteps and sight lines', Says NIO architecten on the design of The Amazing Whale Jaw

By: NIO architecten

Architecture-Page | Amazing Whale Jaw by NIO architecten

Project Details

  • Project Name: The amazing whale jaw, bus station
  • Client: Schiphol Project Consult
  • Project Type: Public facility
  • Design Team: Henk Bultstra, Mirjam Galje, Hans Larsen, Maurice Nio, Jaakko van't Spijker
  • Contractor/s: Ooms Bouwmaatschappij
  • Date of commencement of project: 1999
  • Date of completion of project: 2003
  • Location of site: Voorplein Spaarne Ziekenhuis, Hoofddorp, Holland
  • Site Area: 1000 m2
  • Built-up Area: 338 m2
  • Cost of Construction/Execution: € 1.000.000

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