Spatial design studio Overtreders W and architecture office Bureau SLA have finished the first 100% marktplaats building inthe Netherlands. All building materials of which thiscoffee bar was made, are bought second hand on marktplaats.nl, thedutch eBay. Nevertheless, the pavilion looks brand new.
The construction of the bar consiststof 3 temporary hospital units. One of the units was given new facadesmade entirely of old windows and a roof of old skylights, this unitcontains a bar and toilets. The other units surround the terrace. Thewhole pavilion can be closed with large shutters.
Our first purchase was a second handvan, to collect the materials from all over The Netherlands. Afterthat we bought the hospital units, 42 windows, a few thousands metersof wood, 55 liters of paint, two toilet bowls and a lot more.
During the building process, weinterviewed all people involved in the project, among them about ahundred people we bought materials from. All the interviews are onthe website www.hetkomtaltijdgoed.nl(dutch only).
All photographs: courtesy of Jeroen Musch