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NewsNews • 14 May 2024

Key recent projects by MVRDV

MVRDV is a global architecture studio established in 1993 by Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs, and Nathalie de Vries, with offices in Rotterdam, Shanghai, Paris, Berlin, and New York. The firm takes a research-based and collaborative approach to its design process, involving clients, stakeholders, and experts from various fields to create progressive projects that promote a better living environment. MVRDV's work spans various scales, from buildings of all types and sizes to urban plans and visions, publications, installations, and exhibitions. The firm is known for designing innovative, experimental, and vibrant mixed-use buildings and high-density housing projects and repurposing defunct structures through exciting transformations. MVRDV is als... More

NewsNews • 30 Apr 2024

Key projects by OMA

OMA is an internationally renowned architecture and urbanism practice led by eight partners, Rem Koolhaas, Reinier de Graaf, Ellen van Loon, Shohei Shigematsu, Iyad Alsaka, Chris van Duijn, Jason Long, and Managing Partner-Architect David Gianotten. With offices in Rotterdam, New York, Hong Kong, Doha, and Australia, the practice has completed numerous high-profile projects, such as the Toranomon Hills Station Tower, Taipei Performing Arts Centre, and Fondazione Prada in Milan. OMA's research and design studio, AMO, collaborates with clients from various fields to apply architectural thinking to different domains. The Taipei Performing Arts Centre was awarded the 'Theatre Building of the Year' and the 'Building of... More

Project • By 8A ArchitectenHousing

Eleven terraced houses

Park 16HovenPark 16Hoven is located on the edge of Rotterdam Overschie. A neighborhood with a wide variety of homes, wide avenues, intimate inner worlds, play areas for young people and lots of greenery. The characteristics of the old polder landscape are reflected in the district. Park 16Hoven offers exclusive living environments for people who love a spacious and luxurious living environment, special architecture and who still want to live close to the city center. Luuk Kramer Fotografie RietzoomPark 16Hoven was developed and built in various phases. The Rietzoom sub-area comprises the southeastern part of the district and is characterized by the large amount of water. About one-fifth of the area's surface is made up of water. Many... More

Project • By 8A ArchitectenHousing

Three terraced houses

WaalsprongTo the north of the city of Nijmegen lies Waalsprong, the new district of Nijmegen. Waalsprong is characterised by three residential areas, each with its own identity and living atmosphere. Living in a green environment is what you do in Oosterhout. You can enjoy nature, peace and greenery in De Waaijer. Do you like urban living in a village character? Then you are at the right place in Lent, with its authentic village centre. Luuk Kramer Fotografie LentWith the so called 'Plant your flag' project in Lent, the city of Nijmegen opted for new forms of living and working. The municipality made land available for approximately 200 self-build plots, on which future residents could realise their dream of living. They could literal... More

Project • By UNStudioExhibitions

Xintiandi Installation

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio design public installation for Xintiandi in Shanghai As part of the‘RIBA Shanghai Windows Project 2014’ UNStudio was invited by China Xintiandi to create a gateway installation for theXintiandiStyle RetailMall in Shanghai. Located along Madang Road and framing the entrance to the mall, the project conceptually explores the role of display in Shanghai: the symbiotic relationship of cultural reflections that occur between the city’s occupants and the urban landscape. Ben van Berkel: “The installation is related to the culture of consuming, not with respect only to shopping, but to consuming images: images of our surroundings, of our city, of the buildings and the people around us and, of course, of ourselve... More

Project • By WAM architectenHotels

Inntel Hotel Amsterdam

Zaandam town centre is being radically revamped on the basis of an urban development plan is reinstating the historical street layout, reconstructing an urban waterway and reintroducing atmosphere into the somewhat impersonal and dull town centre, employing magnified stylistic features of the historical Zaanse Schans village. The hotel is the new centre’s eye-catcher and icon. The colossal, twelve-storey-high hotel tower, essentially square in plan, is a monumental stacking and interpretation of various green-painted house types typical of the Zaan region, ranging from a stately notary’s dwelling to worker’s cottages. ‘The Blue House’, inspired by the work Claude Monet painted at Zaandam in 1871, is the ultimate attention-grabber. The ov... More