Openfabric & Dmau creates “Gridgrounds” in Amsterdam

June 7, 2017,AEDT

Het Breed is a modernist neighbourhood defined by rational residential blocks, 5 stories with ‘streets in the sky’ in Amsterdam North designed by the architect Frans Van Gool in 1963. 
Our proposal ‘Gridgrounds’ creates an elongated public square of 88m x 17m, stretched across the central space so all paths converge | Read More

Amsterdam Funenhof | Czaar Peterbuurt, Amsterdam | HOSPER

June 26, 2016,AEDT

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.

Carve creates challenging roller-coaster playground

May 3, 2016,AEDT

The Oosterpark, built in 1891, is part of the Amsterdam 19th century extension girdle, and is the first large public park that was realised by the municipality. Landscape architect Leonard Springer designed a classic English landscape style city park with monumental trees, meandering lines and a large water pond. Traditionally, | Read More

Wiener & Co | Amsterdam, The Netherlands | HOSPER

November 3, 2014,AEDT

Oostenburgereiland – a history of shipyards and slipways The inner city Wiener location on Amsterdam’s island Oostenburg will be transformed into a housing location. In an open planning process with surrounding inhabitants, potential new inhabitants, the municipality and Heijmans Woningbouw a plan has been made to realize 70 dwellings in | Read More

MH17 Memorial Design Ideas Competition *UPDATE*

October 24, 2014,AEDT

*UPDATE* The location has been changed from the Marine Etablissement site to an artificial island in the IJ waterfront. Participants are asked to design a new island for the MH17 Memorial in the Amsterdam “Internal Sea” – IJmeer, situated between the Java-eiland and Amsterdam-Noord, the rapidly developing part of the city. The size and configuration of | Read More

Purifying Park de Ceuvel by Delva Landscape Architects #UPDATE

July 28, 2014,AEDT

Back in May we published the Delva Landscape Architects concept design for Park de Ceuvel.  After years of preparation the day has finally come. De Ceuvel is open! Delva Landscape Architects sent us photos of the opening that occured in late June.

Video: Amsterdam Make-over 2040

September 16, 2009,AEDT

A video in various languages reviews the role of Amsterdam in the world and how it will exist in 2040. The video includes Richard Florida, Saskia Sassen, Zef Hemel, Adriaan Geuze (WEST 8), Merijn Oudenampsen. An interesting video although most of the video is not in English it is still | Read More

Construction starts on Noorderpark – West 8

February 15, 2009,AEDT

This week construction works have started at the Noorderpark in Amsterdam. The first part to be developed is Volewijk-Oost and will be ready mid-2009. When all parts are completed, Amsterdam will have a real green central park that functions as a central meeting point, with spaces that can be used | Read More