Experts from the Dutch architectural studio KAW Architecten & Adviseurs conducted the first in the Netherlands, a large-scale eco-reconstruction project Veilige Veste, which is a temporary safe haven for victims of violations of human rights – human trafficking and child prostitution.
The three-story building, built in 1970 as a police station, has been remodeled with the passive principles energopotoreblenie to the minimum, optimum insulation and heat insulation, reducing heat loss, and modern economic systems of ventilation and alternative energy sources.
The starting point in the design of the facade of the building was square, which took the form of windows, inscribed in the “lined” contoured grid.
Despite the closed nature of the minimalist exterior, which is designed to protect from prying eyes privacy inhabitants institution, its interior has active contacts with the outside world.
Offices, conference rooms, and treatment rooms occupy the space of the first floor, while the bedrooms and living rooms for residents are divided into six separate groups and take the next two levels.
The rooms on the top floor have access to the roof terrace, where the protected open spaces that girls can use for walking, without leaving the building. Creativity sponsors can be found on the official website of the architectural studio: http://www.kaw…Leeuwarden.html