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Theme: Zaankade

Setting: (Small) towns, cities. Dutch.
Function(s): Residential, industrial and commercial buildings.
Construction period: Around 1600 - 2010.

Cheese warehouse frontside

Background information: Four cheese warehouses from around 1882 are integrally constructed. The facades of the warehouses adjacent to the street; the rear facades are by a narrow quay be separated from the water. The warehouses are each four stories high, including a red Dutch ti …


Zaankade 79

Background information: This wooden house from around 1702 has two floors, upstairs and downstairs. The top floor has a gable roof which runs parallel to the street. It features Dutch tiles and 4 dormers. The ground floor level consists of woodwork facades, which are provided on …


Zaankade 77

Background information: This wooden house from around 1702 has two floors, upstairs and downstairs. The first floor has a gable roof which runs parallel to the street. It features red Dutch tiles. The ground floor level consists of woodwork facades, which are provided on the oute …


Workshop tubs maker

Background information: The shipbuilding hall dates from 1859. It was designed for the construction and maintenance of wooden boats. In 1964, they demolished the shed, then stored it and rebuilt it in 1967 in the Zaanse Schans. In the Shipbuilding shed one has placed completely i …


Zaankade 105

Background information: This model is based on the oldest house of Edam. Centuries ago (circa 1530) built as a wooden house with a thatched roof. After a great fire, the city council found thatch too dangerous and gave premiums for those who took roof tiles. Another idea of the c …


Cheese warehouse (canal side)

Background information: Four cheese warehouses from around 1882 are integrally constructed. The facades of the warehouses adjacent to the street; the rear facades are by a narrow quay be separated from the water. The warehouses are each four stories high, including a red Dutch ti …


Zaankade 10

Background information: This property is entirely based on a chalet in one of the beautiful North Holland holiday parks. As usual in Zaan area, wood is used in the outer walls. The traditional color is green, as in this property. Markenburg also has the ability to offer this prop …


Zaankade 4

Background information: The mostly timber framed building was built around 1650. Originally it was a barge skippers office, but now it is being used as a residence. Until about 1920, the front part of the building was a store. The back part was then already occupied as a house. …


Zaankade 14

Background information: Between 1618 and 1621 built by T. P. Cruyff. In 1948 the house was in a pitiful state, as many buildings in that time. This property in Edam has become a national monument, renovated in 1951, after restauration drawings were made by National Heritage in 19 …


Zaankade 24

Background information: Developed after the example of an Edam's building on Keizersgracht, originally built from 1650. Since then, the actual building has undergone various small and large renovations, although the current shape was created around 1800. The current main functio …