Kruiskade 6, 3012EH, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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40% BTW
2009, Groningen
A local tax department building provided construction components for the low rise highdensity housing project. Harvest mapping found two of the tax building’s towers were to be demolished, just a few steps away from the building site. The highly repetitive concrete façade elements contain 40% of the weight of the complex. This turns financial positions around: instead of taking its standard 19% tax rate the tax department instead added 40% to the project. By organising the houses as a terrace sunlight is maximised and the cars have covered spaces.