Loenen Pavilion: A serene remembrance haven amid nature, by KAAN Architecten

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KAAN Architecten, (Kees Kaan, Vincent Panhuysen, Dikkie Scipio).
Project team
Alice Colombo, Sebastian van Damme, Paolo Faleschini, Raluca Firicel, Michael Geensen, Nicki van Loon.
Technical installations advisor, physics, fire control, acoustics.- DGMR, The Hague. Construction advisor.- Pieters Bouwtechniek, Delft. Building costs advisor.- B3 bouwadviseurs, Wassenaar. Exhibition design.-: Tinker, Utrecht. AV design.- Nieuwenhuis AV, Apeldoorn. Landscape design.- Karres en Brands, Hilversum.
The Netherlands War Graves Foundation, The Hague. Nationale Veteranenbegraafplaats Loenen, Loenen.
Main contractor.- Rots Bouw, Aalten. Construction manager.- Antea Group, Capelle aan den Ijssel. Landscape contractor.- Van de Haar Groep, Wekerom.
GFA.- 583 sqm.
Competition.- April 2018. Design phase.- May 2018 – May 2019. Completion.- November 2020.
Groenendaalseweg 68, Loenen, The Netherlands.
Ceremony hall, education centre, exhibition space, condolence room.

Kees Kaan. KAAN Architecten

KAAN Architecten is a Rotterdam based architectural firm operating in a global context and merging practical and academic expertise within the fields of architecture, urbanism and research on the built environment. The studio, led by Kees Kaan, Vincent Panhuysen and Dikkie Scipio, consists of an international team of architects, landscape architects, urban planners, engineers and graphic designers. KAAN Architecten believes in cross-pollination between projects and disciplines as an essential tool to fostering a critical debate within the studio.

Since the launch of the firm, KAAN Architecten has handled and supervised a wide range of projects, actively working with the private and the public sector, with project teams that become increasingly multidisciplinary and dynamic. KAAN Architecten maintains a culture of constant evolution, which is essential in a profession that changes at a rapid pace. KAAN Architecten seeks to uphold long-term relationships with its clients, consultants and partners.

KAAN Architecten’s projects transcend the traditional notion of scale and typology, ranging from furniture and interiors to urban development and from retail and offices to museums and buildings for health and education.

Selection of completed projects:

2017, B30 – Bezuidenhoutseweg 30, The Hague (NL)!
2016, De Bank – new KAAN Architecten’s office, Rotterdam (NL)
2016, Supreme Court of the Netherlands, The Hague (NL)!
2015, Provinciehuis of North-Brabant, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
2013, Dreamhouse, Rotterdam (NL)!
2013, Education Center Erasmus MC, Rotterdam (NL)!
2010, District Water Board Brabantse Delta, Breda (NL)
!2008, Crematorium Heimolen, Sint Niklaas (BE)!
2004, Netherlands Forensic Institute, The Hague

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