How it works
Superlofts combine modular design with prefabrication methods in a diverse mix of loft types and flexible programs that can easily adapt over time. This radically extends the building’s life span and reduces costs. By closing material, energy, water, ecology, and waste cycles Superlofts is on its way to becoming one of The Netherlands first climate positive residential concepts.
Place Maker is a design model that allows us to quickly test a site’s potential and propose scenarios for real estate pioneers. Superlofts are designed to activate locations and make optimal use of the climate and surroundings. Next generation Superlofts are “climate positive”, designed with our library of circular (renewable or recycled) and prefabricated building materials and technical facilities to prevent the waste of natural resources.Read more
Superlofts are designed to add value to their surroundings and to make the best possible use of the constantly changing climate and environment around them. The building volume and facade can adapt to the character of a specific urban fabric and plot and makes optimal use of surrounding views, daylight and logistics.
We are exploring healthier and CO2 neutral building structures such as mass timber modular off-site manufacturing. We design integrated facade systems for solar energy, ecology and water retention systems. We reduce the demand for energy by applying high performance insulators, smart power grids, geothermal pumps, smart ventilation and waste water recycling. We also offer new shared mobility and E-mobility concepts and promote innovative biking concepts.
We aspire to create a sense of interdependence between users and their environment in an urban ecosystem that promotes a healthier lifestyle as part of our mission to become the most sustainable and socially inclusive housing model of the future.Read less
Home Maker is a design model that we use to create a building with the ideal mix of diverse loft units for real estate pioneers. Superlofts are based on the principles of Open Building, allowing you to flexibly adapt programs and layouts over time. This means your building will be future proof and thus reduces transformation/ renovation costs and wasted building materials on the long term. It also maximize the building occupancy on the short term.Read more
Superlofts also evolve over time because they are modular and based on Open Building principles. The permanent support structure is separated from temporary infill, allowing for a flexible and open framework that easily adapts to changing cycles of use and maintenance. This inherently circular way of building is more sustainable because it means less redevelopment and a longer lifespan than standard developments. It’s an answer to the climate crisis and the wasteful construction that has contributed to it.
The second part of the tool, Home Configurator, allows you to choose your ideal loft type and experiment and test different layouts and add-ons. Homeowners can also generate custom interiors with our network of designers.
With our Superlofts rental project, even renters can enjoy flexibility, because there are no fixed locations for joinery and furniture, meaning that you can switch around the sofa, bedroom, or bookcase to make the loft your own.
Ultimately, Superlofts create lasting buildings that are able to adapt and connect to both people’s lifestyles and the surrounding environment.Read less
Community Maker is a service that helps you build a community to conceptualise shared spaces based on common interests and needs in your future Superloft project. Superlofts can also help you to organise and grow your community by helping you with the marketing, branding, and development of your project.Read more
Having built 10 award-winning Superlofts across The Netherlands, we know how to create new kinds of urban communities that act as villages within a city. We understand that creating these communities requires access to shared spaces and resources.
We can share our expertise and know-how to help you kick off the first step of a co-creation process to create these shared spaces, designing them around users’ common interests, which could be sports, food, sustainability, or mobility. The tool also helps determine what things future residents would like to share, such as cars, gardening equipment, or treadmills.This way of living addresses the loss of real and physical social networks in modern urban living, and restores a sense of collective belonging that is lacking in the contemporary city.
By allowing people to experiment with new forms of ownership and sharing, Superlofts are a place where people finally feel at home in a world in flux.