Design houses like in the picture below is the Graaff & van der Heiden Steigereiland built, in one of the new island in Amsterdam. According to the article I read on the site dwell, the owner of this house is inspired by Indonesian background. It is said that this house is the result of client requests that wanted a house with a character like the traditional Amsterdam house-shaped plot, transparency tropical architecture, and garden Balinesian. This house has a glass façade and rear elevation of the full width cover each floor, the external display Slat ellipse of red cedar that can provide privacy and add to the depth of the façade.
Houses with a capacity of three bedrooms three bathrooms and this was deliberately designed with four floors each floor is connected mesing with open stairs and stairwells also serves as the spine of the house. Different design on each floor. Pre-cast concrete structure that reinforces the lateral wall and flank the central staircase. This house also has a small garden which can also be used as a place to relax and bask in the morning while enjoying a cup of coffee with the family.
Graaff & van der Heiden visible from the front, shaped patch looks like a traditional Amsterdam house with a large glass wall that covers the front of all floors. Open stairs connecting each floor, the stairs also functioned as the spine of the house.
It appears the top of the house with a small pond can be a place unwind.
Small park that can function as a family relaxing place, the existence of this park also beautify the home and makes home feel more refreshed.