OKRA’s Mini Holland proposals presented for public consultation

August 2, 2016,AEDT

OKRA, in collaboration with Buro Happold, SWA and Tomato, have been selected as design team to transform the station area of Kingston, London. The regeneration of the station area is part of the Mini Holland project. A project to promote cycling, integrate cycling into public space and provide better facilities | Read More

VIDEO | Coastal Work starts on Katwijk in the Netherlands | OKRA

July 2, 2014,AEDT

OKRA recently published a short video showing the construction work on the coast defence at Katwijk in the Netherlands. Alongside building the required coastal defence, the coast zone investments ensure that Katwijk remains a tourist destination and supporting the local economy of seaside towns. With the need to strengthen the | Read More

Stadswater | Rotterdam Netherlands | OKRA

January 2, 2014,AEDT

For a long time the historic canals in the urban landscape of Rotterdam were forgotten. Today water plays the prominent role, that once it had within the city and can be discovered by visitors once again. The transformation of Stadwater is in fact a reversion of the relationship between the city | Read More

2013 in Review | July

December 29, 2013,AEDT

Waterplein | Rotterdam Netherlands | DE URBANISTEN The space is gently defined and subdivided by a green structure of high grasses, colorful flowers and the existing large trees. Our water square creates a new context for the great modern building of Maaskant and the fantastic giant artwork of Karel Appel. | Read More

ReThink Athens | OKRA

October 23, 2013,AEDT

Earlier this year it is announced at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens that the OKRA team of OKRA in collaboration with Mixst urbanism and Wageningen University, had won the prestigious competition ReThink Athens, towards a new city centre. The team is supported by the Greek Architects of Studio 75 | Read More

Bellamy Park | Vlissingen Netherlands | OKRA

July 29, 2013,AEDT

The location of Bellamy Park in Vlissingen is unique, certainly in the Netherlands and because of its relation to the Western Scheldt and the sea. The Bellamy Park, the de Ruyterplein and the Beursplein in Vlissingen form an ensemble of spaces in the context of a changing maritime town. The | Read More

Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden | Leeuwarden Netherlands | OKRA

July 5, 2013,AEDT

For the new location of the NHL University OKRA has made, in association with Architecture Studio Hertzberger, the design for the exterior space. This consists of a solid green carpet laid out as a counterpart to the imposing building. The green grass and trees continue under the building connecting the inner and outer worlds together. A spider-like network of routes and places creates an extension of the building from inside to outside.

Zaryadye Park Design Competition | UPDATE

June 14, 2013,AEDT

Back in April we posted the announcement for Zaryadye Park Design Competition – the first public park built in Moscow for over 50 years. The organisers have announced that the received over 90 entries of which 87 teams were eligible for entry.  The list of team leaders shows that there is | Read More

Jaarbeursplein | Utrecht Netherlands | Witteveen+Bos, OKRA and ZJA

May 28, 2013,AEDT

The team Witteveen+Bos, OKRA and ZJA has won the integral design tender for the Jaarbeursplein Utrecht and the underground parking. The vision of the winning team focusses on the realisation of the perfect parking, with a comfortable, lively, and socially safe city square on top of it, in which transfer | Read More

WLA #08 Published

April 18, 2013,AEDT

The 08 edition of WLA landscape architecture magazine has been published with projects from Active City Transformation, OKRA,  SWA Group, Karres En Brands, Thorbjörn Andersson With Sweco Architects, , Groupe IBI-Chba,, Lees+Associates, and the Transiting Cities Competition DOWNLOAD a sample of WLA #08 BUY a Digital version for $4.99USD or $16.00USD for the | Read More

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