The Islands 2.0

Commissioner: Frank Donders on behalf of SNS Propertize Year: 2013-2015 Click on the images for a larger view! Project website The Islands 2.0 (dutch)   Very few cities are located just as beautiful as Arnhem is. On the north side National Park the Veluwe enters the city via splendid estates, reaching up to Central Station. Despite […]

Groenmarkt

A spectacular green building for both humans and animals, with a dune landscape on the roof! Commissioners: Edwin Oostmeijer Projectontwikkeling, HBB Projectontwikkeling In collaboration with: Bastiaan Jongerius, Ronald Janssen (architects), DGMR Year: 2014/2015 Winner competition, commissioned by municipality of Amsterdam!   A building where both people and birds, bees, bats, butterflies live! At Amsterdam’s Groenmarkt a truly nature-inclusive construction […]

Estate Koningsweg

A cultural enclave on the Veluwe (initiative in collaboration with Hans Jungerius) Commissioner: Kondor Wessels Projects In collaboration with.: MVRDV (architecture) Year: 2008-2014 Published in: NRC Innovatief landschap Proclaimed as ‘Broedplaats van het jaar‘! (cultural hotspot of the year) Just north of Arnhem, a somewhat shady and unstructured part of the Veluwe houses an unknown but fascinating […]

Space for space IJsselmonde

How can you ensure spatial quality in areas where glass housing is disappearing? Commissioned by and in collaboration with the municipality of Barendrecht Year: 2013      Large scale glass houses are disappearing for a reason: gardeners stop their businesses or move to places that the government deems more appropriate. To encourage these developments the ‘space […]

Farmyard living Schoonoord

Aging like you always imagined… Commissioner: Woonservice Drenthe In collaboration with: AAS Architects Year: 2013-2014   The farmyard, flexible and organic in nature, is a perfect match for housing aimed at seniors in need of care. De hierarchy of the yard with its differences in scale and material of the different buildings, makes different use […]

Village expansion Keyenborg

Village expansion Keyenborg (Gelderland, the Netherlands) 1st prize Competition ‘Keyenborg grows in its own way’ Year: 2009           New, planted roads connect the village of Keyenborg to the surrounding landscape. On the crossroads of these roads triangular spaces emerge, characteristic for this area. These triangles become the attractive new public spaces […]

Barendrechts buitenboekje

A vision for the landscape of the municipality of Barendrecht Commissioned by and in collaboration with the municipality of Barendrecht Year: 2012-2013      The landscape is always changing, but in the vicinity of Barendrecht it changes a little faster. In this enormously dense urban area in the south of the Randstad a few scraps […]

Oostvaarderswold

Design for corridor Oostvaardersplassen-Horsterwold Commissioned by Staatsbosbeheer In collaboration with Thor Hendriks Year: 2002           Instead of designing the ecological corridor between the Oostvaardersplassen and the Horsterwold as a mono-functional highway for deer, the main idea behind this design is that this side of the city of Almere and the Oostervaarderswold […]