The seventies shopping centre in Nieuwegein got a makeover. The main concept is ‘Blooming City’. On top of the parking deck raised planting compartments are placed that give color throughout the seasons. The pavement has a pattern of flowers and branches. The centre is divided into three squares and a | Read More
What was once an abandoned, neglected lot full of towering un-finished concrete structures that served as an eye sore as you walked along the San Antonio Riverwalk, has now transformed into a popular multi-use hub for residents just blocks from downtown and the Pearl Brewery. The lot’s redevelopment served as | Read More
Recognising the therapeutic value of nature, the three-finger plan form gives almost all rooms a view of the park and provides balcony ‘playdecks’ at the end of each ward that connect children with the outdoors even if they have a long inpatient stay. Internally, the goal was to make way-finding | Read More
LEVS architecten and VLUGP have won an international competition for the design of a new residential area nearby the Russian city of Kazan. The winning master plan and architectural concept take a ‘Dutch approach’ to create a living environment for approximately 17,000 residents. Intimate dimensions, green spaces, informal bike paths | Read More
On 12 June 2009 ownership of a large part of the Soesterberg Air Base was transferred to Utrecht province. With the departure of the Airforce, the opportunity arose for building both an ecological and a recreational bridge between the northern and southern half of the “Heuvelrug”. Commissioned by the concerned | Read More
Far from the ordinary, yet near to everything else. The Address is strategically tucked in a quiet corner of a township of Bukit Jambul. Located in the midst of Bukit Jambul, The Address enjoys the classy company including Hotel Equatorial, Bukit Jambul Country Club whilst a short drive away from | Read More
The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlist for the 2016 awards. The 343 strong shortlist includes projects from 58 countries across 32 categories. All finalists will go on to compete at the World Architecture Festival in November. In the landscape category, 10 projects have been shortlisted for 2016 including: – Aspect | Read More
Come live in the Funenhof! The site between the Czaar Peterstraat and the Funenpark was the location of a former croquettes factory. Until recently the warehouse was used as a workspace and studio for a media company. Due to the transformation of the entire neighbourhood it became possible to develop.
Green Square is an affordable housing project that has already gained international recognition being shortlisted at the prestigious 2014 World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards.
For the Serpentine Pavilion 2016, we have attempted to design a structure that embodies multiple aspects that are often perceived as opposites: a structure that is free-form yet rigorous, modular yet sculptural, both transparent and opaque, both box and blob. BIG Serpentine Pavilion 2016 from BIG on Vimeo.