HoogHout aan de Zaan

In their vision document, Hedgehog Company and partners have developed a concept plan in which the themes of sustainable construction are important pillars.

Wormer's 3 Wood Icons

The HoogHout aan de Zaan complex consists of three modular residential towers that blend seamlessly into urban planning and leave the sightlines in the area open. We also looked at the past: the Zaan has been a center of wood use for centuries.

In our vision, at this beautiful location on the Zaan, we bring together the history of the Zaan region, the challenges of today and the future of living and sustainable construction.

The Hedgehog Approach

The Hedgehog approach is based on the possibility of building quickly and sustainably in the immediate vicinity of a Natura 2000 area, in this case Wormer-Jisperveld & Kalverpolder and Polder Westzaan.

The approach consists of first calculating the starting position of the imposed legal environmental standards with regard to nitrogen, CO2 and circularity within the plan area. These calculations then form the guideline for the development vision and the construction plan.

The Hedgehog approach fits seamlessly into the Circle City formula, by sharing knowledge from new projects and securing the results, in order to continuously increase the circular ambition.

In short, this concept plan with 220 apartments offers plenty of this opportunity.

Duurzaam Bouwen

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