Bolwoningen (bulb houses)

The Bolwoningen community in Den Bosch

The Bolwoningen community in Den Bosch

Den Bosch

Globe shaped stilt houses

Den Bosch - The city of Den Bosch ("'s Hertogenbosch" or simply "Den Bosch") is famous for its 'Bossche Bollen'. The pastry is filled with whipped cream, coated entirely with a thick chocolate icing and has the size of a tennis ball.
This chocolate ball must have been the inspiration for Dries Kreijkamp (1937-2014). This Dutch architect created 50 globe shaped houses ("bolwonigen").

The Bolwoning

The globe-shaped houses are well suited for individuals or couples with no children. The house consists of a cylindrical base, accommodating storage and utility spaces, and a semi-three-story fiberglass sphere. Inside the house, a spiral staircase is leading from the groud floor to the bedroom and, slightly higher, an intermediate floor with bathroom. The uppermost floor is a vast open space with the kitchen and living room. The round windows provide natural light and a panoramic view.

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    Adress and visitor information

    Bolwoningen (bulb houses)

    Address: Bollenveld
    Postal code and City: 5235 NN  Den Bosch
    Region: Den Bosch
    Province/Region: Noord-Brabant

    Visit: An average visits takes approx. 1 hours.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.



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    Bolwoningen 's-Hertogenbosch
    Bolwoningen 's-Hertogenbosch

    Bolwoning for rent?

    The advertisement

    Type: 44 sqm globe shaped house. Well suited for individuals or couples with no children
    Built in: 1984
    No of rooms: 2
    Community: Maaspoort
    Area: Maasstroom
    Rent (2012): EURO 422,24
    Description: Unusual shaped house: Home for the enthusiast! Detached bulb house in the Maaspoort, Den Bosch. Layout: entrance hall with washing machine connection and meter cupboard, bedroom with loft bed, shower room with toilet (3 m2), living room with open kitchen. The house has central heating and has a garden (46 m2) with storage room (6 m2). Fences may not be placed.
    Living room: 12 m2
    Bed room: 10 m2
    Globe-shaped stilt houses (Bolwoningen) 's Hertogenbosch
    Globe-shaped stilt houses (Bolwoningen) 's Hertogenbosch

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