Eindhoven, The Netherlands 2007–2022 (under construction)

Client: Trudo Competition, first prize

This commission arose from an ideas competition for the conversion of the Veemgebouw, a monumental warehouse building at the former Philips industrial site in Eindhoven. The historic building was constructed in 1943, and is the most impressive and prominent of a series of large industrial buildings on the Strijp S site at the heart of the complex. The site is being redeveloped as a new piece of the city by the Dutch housing developer Trudo, to a masterplan by Jo Coenen and West 8. The new uses on the site will include apartments, offices, and retail spaces, within existing historic buildings and new buildings.

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Site plan

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Apartment level plan

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Car park level plan

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Ground floor food hall plan

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Long section

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Cross section

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East core section

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South primary entrance detail

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Apartment entrance detail

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Car park lobby detail

Historic images

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Plan showing the extent of the Strijp S complex

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Veemgebouw, Strijp S

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

The landscape and interiors of Caruso St John's Veemgebouw Strijp S are now taking shape. The top floor of new construction contains 40 apartments, arranged around a landscaped courtyard, with external facades of curving brickwork that form a new dramatic top to the building.

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Reuse, Recycle
Lessons in Sustainable Architecture

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

10th February 2022

Peter St John is taking part in TU Eindhoven's lecture series, Lessons in Sustainable Architecture. His talk, Reuse, Recycle will discuss the practice's renovation projects with a focus on their sustainability and design process.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands



Construction cost

30,000 m²

Caruso St John Architects
Adam Caruso, Peter St John

Project architect(s)
Florian Zierer (phase 1: 2007-2008), Bernd Schmutz (Phase 2: 2011- 2014), Will Pirkis

Project team
Sam Casswell, James Decent, Emily Keyte, David Leech, Adam Gielniak, Steffi Wedde

Executive architect
Piet Vrencken, Vrencken Hoen

Structural engineer
Tielemans Bouwconstructies BV

Services consultant
LTC & C Installatiemanagement BV

Project manager

Cost consultant

Main contractor
Stam + de Koning

Caruso St John