House Van Tongeren-Rijswijk
This typical mid-century house in Rotterdam is extended with a dining room and kitchen. A part of the garage is changed into a playroom and the former kitchen is transformed into a scullery. With more living space on the ground floor and a bigger kitchen the house meets up to the requirements of the family.
The vertical stone slab, the slim framing of the glass façade and the cantilever that articulate the roof edge are referring to the modernistic architecture of the mid-century, just as the use of zinc and timber. The kitchen and outer wall, both with a wooden finish, are two parts of a whole. At the height of the worktop a peak through is made to the garden and the playroom.