Congratulations to Tjep. Winners of the Retail / Leisure Space in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015

design et al are delighted to announce Tjep. as a shortlisted company in the International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015. The Amsterdam-based company will compete in the Retail / Leisure Space category with their project, The House of Tulips.

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Tjep. was specifically selected to design a prominent area of Schiphol Airport, in Amsterdam. The Area, lounge 3 features a restaurant (Bread), cheese counter (Say Cheese) and a flower shop (House of Tulips).

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As a surprising and innovative flower shop, the prominent green design incorporates two Dutch icons: a typical Amsterdam town-house fa├žade and a greenhouse.

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Every morning a hydraulic system lifts up the house, creating the sunny atmosphere of a flower market underneath.

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The new plaza is a leading and inspiring space with an atmosphere that has a strong link with The Netherlands. This important landmark allows for a unique experience for passengers at Schiphol Airport.