By means of: Hanneke Marcelis
Mon Nov 6, 6:30 PM
BREDA – On Wednesday, November 29, the BLASt Prize will be awarded for the eighth time. The theme of this year’s architecture prize is ‘The residential building’. Four buildings have been nominated.
To participate, the residential building – defined as a (new or renovated/transformed) complex with several stacked homes – must have been completed in the past five years and completed before November 2023. BLASt, the Breda platform for landscape, architecture and urban planning that organizes the BLASt Prize, received nineteen entries. The professional jury, consisting of Evelien van Veen (Woonwerk Architects), Fieke van den Beuken (trudo housing association) and Ruben Visser (Studioninedots), recently selected the four nominees.
The nominees are:
– Breda Botanique on the Parade, designed by 1meter98 in collaboration with Delva Landscape Architects, client Synchroon
– De Rijp on the Rijpstraat, designed by DAT, client WonenBreburg
– Heilig Harthof-Heilig Hartkerk at Heilig Harthof & Baronielaan 22, designed by Architecten HMV, client combination Woonzorg Nederland, Aannemersbedrijf Van Agtmaal, De Bonth van Hulten in collaboration with MEMO project development
– De Hendric, corner Stationslaan/Terheijdenstraat, designed by Nouwens Roovers Architectuur, client AM
The BLASt Prize 2023 will be awarded on Wednesday, November 29 during a festive evening in restaurant Blossem, Ettensebaan 10. The restaurant, which is located in a monumental former boiler house, is part of project Blossom, the development of a former factory site, which won the BLASt Prize last year. . During the evening, the nominated projects will be presented and moderator Harm Tilman, former editor-in-chief of trade magazine De Architect, will discuss with the various parties and the jury. Breda councilor Arjen van Drunen (Living and Education) presents the prize, a plaque.