Book release: The Noise Landscape

"The Noise Landscape“ by Kees Christiaanse, Benedikt Boucsein, Eirini Kasioumi and Christian Salewski, has just been released with nai010 publishers. Through extensive documentation, maps and infographics, the book investigates the ...

Construction started of first plot of ‘Golden City’

The construction of the first phase of Vasilievsky Island development in St. Petersburg is started in July 2017, as planned. KCAP+ORANGE, in cooperation with local architects A-Len have designed block ...

Kees Christiaanse: Rotterdam Central District as driving force

Against the background of the exhibition "Train and the City", KCAP and OMI organize a special event around Rotterdam Central District on Tuesday 5 September. You are cordially invited to ...

Masterplan for Jurong Lake District Singapore unveiled

Rotterdam, 28 August 2017 - The Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has unveiled the masterplan for Jurong Lake District in Singapore, the city’s future second Central Business District. The masterplan ...

Exhibition «Train and the City» prolonged

Due to its success the exhibition Train and the City, which is presented at OMI Rotterdam, is prolonged. Until Sunday 10 September, visitors have the opportunity to explore a selection ...

Stations as urban centralities - June 29th, long drinks l short talks at OMI Rotterdam

A special event alongside the exhibition «Train and the City» with Ute Schneider, Elma van Boxel (ZUS), Bert Dirrix (Spoorbouwmeester, Diederendirrix architectuur & stedenbouw) and Mark Pimlott (TU Delft), moderator Chris ...

«Train and the City» exhibition at OMI Rotterdam

During the Rotterdam Architecture Month in June 2017, KCAP Architects&Planners and OMI present «Train and the City», a travelling exhibition of KCAP’s station related projects. With OMI being located in ...

KCAP is pleased to welcome you at Transformatieplein, Provada 2017

KCAP is known for the development of sustainable urban living environments with buildings and public spaces that enliven and renew the city. In our concepts we combine our expertise of ...

Ute Schneider to speak at Holland Property Plaza symposium Utrecht

Ute Schneider is one of the speakers of the annual Holland Property Plaza symposium that will take place May 15th in Utrecht. This year’s theme is 'Urbanisation', a challenging subject ...

A sustainable, future oriented transformation for Rotterdam's city centre

Today, KCAP presented its results for a densification study for Rotterdam's inner city. Together with IMd, Fakton and architectural historian Wijnand Galema, KCAP has given an impetus to the research location ‘GGD’, ...

Coming soon to Rotterdam: Train and the City exhibition

Since the birth of railway transport, cities have developed rapidly around their stations and continue to do so. Today, the arrival of high speed trains and the improvement of transportation, ...

Former US military site in Heidelberg will become future knowledge city

Yesterday, KCAP presented the development vision for the Patrick-Henry-Village (PHV) in Heidelberg, Germany. PHV is the largest conversion area in Heidelberg, set to become a model for the ‚knowledge city ...

Looking for an internship? Meet KCAP at BAU - Business at University, March 29th, TU Delft

KCAP will be joining BAU - Business at University, on March, 29th at the faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment from the Delft University of Technology. Are you looking for ...

KCAP commissioned for block 4 Noorderhaven Zutphen

KCAP, in cooperation with ZECC Architecten, is comissioned by developer Heijmans for the architectural infill of plot 4 within KCAP's urban plan for Noorderhaven Zutphen. The block comprises of about ...

The city is reinventing itself - where does real estate go?

Kees Christiaanse is one of the keynote speakers at the annual real estate symposium in Baden, Switzerland on March 28th. With the title "Die Stadt erfindet sich neu - Immobilien ...

Ute Schneider jruy member and keynote at opening Europan 14 Austria, 22 March in Graz

Ute Schneider is one of the international jury members of Europan 14 Austria. On March 22nd, the competition will be officially launched with an opening event at the Haus der ...

Densification? Better management please!

The compact city as the solution for urban growth? At best, this can only be part of the solution, say Kees Christiaanse and BPD CEO Walter de Boer. Both believe there ...

KCAP's most recent newsletter is out

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KCAP wins international design competition ‘Sewoon District #4’ in Seoul, Korea

KCAP Architects&Planners has won the international design competition to redevelop ‘Sewoon District #4’ area in Seoul, Korea into a sustainable mixed-use area combining urban manufacturing and respecting its cultural heritage. ...

Invitation MIPIM sessions: 'Building for Sharing' and 'Mix to the Max', Tuesday 14th of March

On Tuesday, 14th of March, Irma van Oort will be presenting in two sessions at MIPIM to which we cordially invite you: The New Deal - Building for Sharing The potential of ...

KCAP is pleased to meet you at MIPIM 2017 at Holland Metropole C19.E

KCAP Architects&Planners would like to meet you at MIPIM 2017 in Cannes! The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you between 14th and 16th of March at Holland Metropole, stand ...

KCAP with  Hines and MRP Development selected for “Healthy Urban Quarter” Utrecht

KCAP in team with Hines and MRP Development is among four selected parties to elaborate their plans for the ‘Healthy Urban Quarter’ in Utrecht’s station area: a new building based ...

China-lecture by Ruurd Gietema at TU Delft

On Thursday, February 16th, Ruurd Gietema will give a lecture about KCAP's experiences with working in China at TU Delft. The lecture is meant as preparation for the STYLOS travel ...

KCAP and multi-disciplinary team selected to develop masterplan Jurong Lake District Singapore

Today, the Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has appointed KCAP Architects&Planners, leading a multi-disciplinary team consisting of SAA Architects, Arup, S333 and Lekker, as winning consultant for the development of ...

 «Train and the City» podium discussion about station developments and urban planning

The content of KCAP's exhibition «Train and the City» is subject of a podium discussion that will be organised February 3rd at at Architekturforum Zurich. Together with the experts, the ...

KCAP wishes a Happy Chinese New Year!

Today, China celebrates the start of the new year. KCAP wishes everyone a Happy New Year of the Rooster!

Dutch firms join forces to develop innovation areas and science parks

A new partnership between eight Dutch design, consulting and engineering firms plus an investor are offering initiators of innovation areas their support. The new initiative is named ‘Innovation Area Development ...

KCAP designs The Student Hotel Delft

The Student Hotel group will open its first hotel in the university town Delft. The Student Hotel Delft will be realised on a central spot at Delft Central Station and ...

KCAP wins competition for transformation shipyard area in Korneuburg, Austria

KCAP Architects&Planners, in collaboration with Vienna offices Baumschlager Hutter Partners and YEWO LANDSCAPES, has won the international urban design competition for the future development of the former shipyard area ‘Werftareal ...

Urban living within the intimacy of a neighbourhood

An intimate living atmosphere within informal inner areas, a wayward skyline and a diverse program; this is the essence of the concept that KCAP together with Bouwinvest, Era Contour and ...

Design for ‘The Gustav’ presented

Recently KCAP presented its design for The Gustav; a high quality residential building situated at the Zuidas in Amsterdam, a prime development location south of the city center and in ...

KCAP Rotterdam has four job openings

KCAP Rotterdam has four job openings: *senior architect *architect *junior architect *revit modeller Find more information in our jobs section. Application deadline is January 4th, 2017.

KCAP's most recent newsletter is out! Enjoy reading!

KCAP's most recent newsletter is out! Enjoy reading!

KCAP to start definitive design for 'Overhoeks' Amsterdam

After the preliminary design was received very positively, KCAP will start working on the definitive design phase for a housing block in the newly developed city quarter ‘Overhoeks’ in Amsterdam. KCAP’s ...

Project launch: Werkstadt Zürich

KCAP is working on the transformation of the former industrial railway workshops’ area in Zurich into a new quarter for urban manufacturing. ‘Werkstadt Zürich’ is one of three areas of ...

KCAP exhibits station related projects in «Train and the City»

As from tomorrow, KCAP Architects&Planners presents a selection of its station projects in the exhibition «Train and the City» at Architekturforum Zurich, Switzerland. Since the industrial revolution and the birth of ...

Launch The Spot receives positive feedback

Yesterday, the design of The Spot design was presented. On the spot itself, in Amersfoort. Through VR glasses, visitors could preview the design in 360 degrees, as if the building ...

KCAP presents design residential building The Spot in Amersfoort

KCAP and Profund Vastgoedontwikkeling today present the design for 'The Spot' in Amersfoort; a striking residential building with forty luxury apartments and offices. LocationIt is the location of The Spot that ...

KCAP selected to transform industrial zone in Shenzhen Bagualing

KCAP, in cooperation with Zhubo Design Group, has designed the selected urban scheme for the transformation of a former industrial zone in Shenzhen's Bagualing area. KCAP’s concept accommodates the ambition to ...

Profund and KCAP reveal ambitions for 'The Spot' in Amersfoort

KCAP and Profund Vastgoedontwikkeling present next week the design for ‘The Spot’ in Amersfoort; an uitspoken design with 40 luxury apartments and commercial spaces. The Dutch paper AD interviews developer ...

KCAP presents densification study for post-war building cluster in Rotterdam

In the past months, KCAP has been working on the interdisciplinary design study 'Licht verdicht'. The study has been a common initiative of the municipality of Rotterdam with BNA Onderzoek ...

KCAP exhibition «Train and the City» Architekturforum Zurich

Imagine a journey from Zurich to Amsterdam by train, with an intermezzo in a foreign city, pausing… stretching your legs, gazing around the station and then hopping onto another train ...

KCAP part of light installation EUROPA in Berlin

A light installation as positive sign for EUROPE. "For a long time the European project was considered an obvious development that generated benefits for all parties concerned. The succession of ...

KCAP selected for urban redevelopment competition Seun District #4 in Seoul, South-Korea

KCAP is one of 8 selected international teams to compete in the urban redevelopment competition for Seun District #4 in Seoul.  The objective of the competition is to seek for urban, ...

Design by KCAP + evr-Architecten for competition Havenlaan 12-14 Brussels

Havenlaan is part of the canal zone development (Kanaalzone) of Brussels and located close to the historic city centre. In the coming years, the area will be developed with a ...

Kees Christiaanse about 'Schiphol towards the future'

Kees Christiaanse will be one of the speakers at the symposium 'Schiphol towards the future', organised by the podium for architecture in Haarlemmermeer and Schiphol. During the event, the book ...

KCAP Zurich ranked as TOP ARCHITEKTURBÜRO 2017

KCAP Zurich ranks as top architecture office in the German speaking region (Germany, Switzerland and Austria). This is the result of a survey of the German magazines FOCUS and Baumeister ...

'Golden City' Vasilievsky Island wins International European Property Award 2016-17

'The Golden City' - the masterplan by KCAP+ORANGE for Vasilievsky Island in St. Petersburg, has been awarded an International European Property Award 2016-17. Developer Glorax Development has received the 'Highly ...

Travel report of Kees Christiaanse in current TOPOS magazine

An urban planner travels a lot! In his essay, published in the current issue of the German TOPOS magazine, Kees Christiaanse takes the reader on a journey through Europe by ...

Architectural commission for Vasilievsky Island St. Petersburg

KCAP+ORANGE, in cooperation with local architects A-Len,  from St. Petersburg will also design the first architectural plot within the winning masterplan scheme for Vasilievsky Island in St. Petersburg. The masterplan, ...

Pioneering in sustainable urban design

At the Building Green conference in Copenhagen on November 2nd and 3rd, Jeroen Dirckx, urban planner and associate at KCAP, will introduce KCAP's approach to sustainable urban design and present ...

KCAP commissioned for four buildings within masterplan Riverside Zuchwil

KCAP is commissioned for the planning and realisation of four architectural buildings within the masterplan Riverside Zuchwil. Riverside is the transformation of a 20 ha former industrial area into a ...

KCAP to contribute expert knowledge in international forum 'Environment for Living', Tatarstan

KCAP has extensive experiences with working in Russia in all phases of architectural and urban projects. This expertise has gained us an invitation share our expert knowlegde from an international perspective on the first edition ...

Today lecture by Kees Christiaanse at ULWeek in Delft

The Urban and Landscape Week is the biggest annual academic symposium hosted by TU Delft’s Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences and is organized by study association POLIS. ULWeek ...

KCAP at '100 architects of the year' 2016 exhibition in Korea

For the third time, KCAP has been invited to join the '100 architects of the year' exhibition, taking place this year in Ulsan, Korea. The exhibition is part of the ...

KCAP in team shortlisted for competition Santander waterfront

KCAP, together with McValnera Santander and a multidisciplinary team of experts, has been selected as one of the five participants in the competition for the transformation of the waterfront area ...

KCAP with Kunst + Herbert win competition Fischbeker Reethen Hamburg

KCAP Architects&Planners in cooperation with Kunst + Herbert win the competition Fischbeker Reethen in Hamburg's district Harburg. The team was awarded first place in a two stage competition process with ...

KCAP speaker at MES-2016 conference in Kazan

Today, KCAP participated in the annual interregional science and research conference “Modern Engineering System-2016" (MES-2016), taking place in Kazan, Russia. Riikka Tuomisto, senior project leader and urban designer of ...

KCAP shortlisted to develop Jurong Lake District masterplan, Singapore

KCAP is one of five shortlisted teams to develop the Jurong Lake District masterplan in Singapore. Jurong Lake District is Singapore's second Central Business District. The area is set to become ...

KCAP speaker at Ningbo Sponge City Delegation Visit

KCAP joined as one of the speakers the Ningbo Sponge City Delegation Visit, organised by The Consulate General of the Netherlands in Shanghai last week. Ningbo, a large, rapidly growing port city ...

Team KCAP, Arcadis and OKRA selected for designing masterplan Ragheno Mechelen

Design agencies KCAP Architects&Planners, Arcadis and OKRA are selected by the city of Mechelen [BE] to draw up the masterplan of the Ragheno site. This centrally located business park will be ...

KCAP to address expertise at Sochi International Investment Forum

The creation of human living environments and intelligent breeding grounds for sustainable communities is key to KCAP's work. At the Sochi Investment Forum, Ruurd Gietema will present this expertise as one of the ...

Ruurd Gietema interviewed on the future of urban Rotterdam

In the Dutch AD Newspaper, which has a focus on Rotterdam, a large interview with Ruurd Gietema has been published. Forecasts say Rotterdam will experience a 10% growth in the ...

Ingredients for a good living environment

Ingredients for a good living environment: vivid urban space architecture with identity space for interaction place for people!   Punt de Sniep in Vastgoedmarkt September 2016.  

KCAP at Expo Real 2016 - Holland Property Plaza

KCAP is pleased to welcome you at Holland Property Plaza during Expo Real in Munich, October 4th - 6th. Do you want to make an appointment? Please contact us via pr@kcap.eu

Kees Christiaanse speaker at annual FCL conference Singapore

Kees Christiaanse is one of the speakers at the annual conference of Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) that takes place from September 14-16 in Singapore.Future Cities / Challenges is the first ...

KCAP wins 3rd prize in Bao'an G107 Shenzhen

KCAP has won the 3rd prize in the Shenzhen Bao'an G107 competition. KCAP, in cooperation with Lay-Out from Shenzhen, developed a strategic framework for the self-evolving incremental regeneration of new ...

Kees Christiaanse's lecture at Urban Age Conference Venice now online

Last month, Kees Christiaanse was one of the speakers at the annual Urban Age conference in Venice, jointly organised by LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and Political ...

KCAP at Sino Dutch Sponge City Seminar in Zhuhai

Ya-Hsin Chen, associate and chief representative of KCAP Shanghai, was one of the speakers at the 2-day event ‘Sino Dutch Sponge City Seminar’ in Zhuhai in June, co-organized by Embassy of the ...

Start construction first block of urban regeneration Uktus Ekaterinburg

The first block within the urban regeneration of Uktus area in Ekaterinburg has started. The block accommodates apartments and commercial functions on ground level. KCAP is responsible for the masterplan ...

17 July - Killesberghöhe Stuttgart celebrates the summer!

The new city quarter Killesberghöhe in Stuttgart invites to its summer party on Sunday, July 17th. Within the program also an architectural tour and an outdoor exhibition of the four ...

Kees Christiaanse speaker at Urban Age conference Venice

Kees Christiaanse is one of the speakers at the annual Urban Age conference, jointly organised by LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Deutsche Bank's Alfred ...

KCAP wins with ABC Planontwikkeling and Westplan Investors Punt de Sniep competition Diemen

The team of developer ABC Planontwikkeling, Westplan Investors and KCAP Architect&Planners wins the competition ‘Punt de Sniep’ area in Diemen, a city in the agglomeration of Amsterdam. The concept has ...

Kees Christiaanse elected as new member of the Academy of Arts Berlin

Kees Christiaanse has been appointed as a member of the prestigious ‘Akademie der Künste – Academy of Arts’ Berlin.  The Berlin Akademie der Künste, founded in 1696, is one of ...

IC-RA workshop with and at KCAP

Tomorrow starts the first International Course Rotterdam Architecture (IC-RA): City force: Rotterdam architecture.  This 3-day summer school for (young) professionals examines various Rotterdam city themes, forces and architecture in workshops, ...

Irma van Oort interviewed in first edition of De Architect Business

The Dutch architecture monthly launches a new online magazine: De Architect Business. Check out the interview with Irma van Oort about KCAP's experiences with participating as architect at the German ...

Ruurd Gietema speaker at BAU Congress China, 4-6 July in Beijing

Ruurd Gietema is speaker at the first of the 3 days of BAU congress in Bejing. During the congress, Chinese and international speakers will discuss the outlook for the future of ...

Kees Christiaanse/KCAP ranks 66 in NRC Cultuur Top 100

What started last year as a one time research by Dutch daily NRC is extended to be published on an annual base: the NRC Cultuur Top 100. Kees Christiaanse/KCAP is ...

Modern society needs sustainable and inspiring living environments

Today's housing market requires a new approach. No longer is there one dominant way of life but a variety of lifestyles. More than ever, people wish to be able to individualise their ...

Kees Christiaanse keynote speaker at CESB16

On June 23rd, Kees Christiaanse is one of the keynote speakers at the 3-day 'Central Europe towards Sustainable Building' conference 2016 in Prague, subtitled with Innovations for Sustainable Future. CESB16 continues ...

KCAP and gmp with Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl win competition in Shanghai Pudong

The design of KCAP and the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), in cooperation with landscape architects Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl, was awarded first prize in the competition for Zhangjiang ...

New KCAP associate: Renske van der Stoep

Renske van der Stoep will reinforce the team of KCAP Architects&Planners as associate Renske van der Stoep is an architect with 18 years of experience at MVRDV, Inbo and Ector Hoogstad ...

Meet KCAP at Transformatieplein at Provada 2016

We are happy to welcome you at Transformatieplein during the Dutch real estate fair Provada, on June 7, 8 and 9. Special highlight this year: the shared presentation by Irma van ...

KCAP selected for Shenzhen Bao'an G107 competition

KCAP has been selected as 1 of 6 international teams for the Shenzhen Bao'an G107 competition. The designated area strechtes 30 km along national highway G107 and is one of ...

Kees Christiaanse in Vastgoedmarkt about urban planning in Rotterdam

Kees Christiaanse interviewed in Vastgoedmarkt about urban planning in Rotterdam. He calls for urban densification of the center, a better distribution of city functions between the center and Kop van ...

Jeroen Dirckx to speak at Urban Transformation Conference Rotterdam

On May 17th, Rotterdam will host the third edition of the annual international Urban Transformation Conference (UTC). The program consists of six sub themes under the central theme Vital Cities. ...

KCAP co-organised first HPP Café at Fenix Loods Rotterdam

KCAP co-organised yesterday the first HPP Café, together with Holland Property Plaza. HPP Café is a new format within the various activities of HPP. As new networking initiative it brings together ...

Successfull kick-off of redevelopment Cruquiuseiland Amsterdam

The kick-off of the redevelopment of the Chubb-location Amsterdam took place yesterday, Wednesday, April 6th. Around 50 to 60 local residents and stakeholders came together during a public meeting. The ...

Bao'an Water City published in World Landscape Architecture 24

Bao'an Water City Shenzhen by KCAP in cooperation with LAY-OUT and Atelier Dreiseitl published in current World Landscape Architecture magazine WLA24.

Ruurd Gietema panelist in European Habitat Conference Prague

Ruurd Gietema is one of the panelists of the 'Urban Environment and Resilience' panel at the European Habitat Conference in Prague. The 3-day conference started March 16th and serves as one ...

KCAP will be attending MIPIM 2016

KCAP will be attending MIPIM 2016 in Cannes from March 15th – 18th. Do you want meet us there? Team KCAP - Ruurd Gietema, Irma van Oort, Masha Pidodnia and ...

KCAP with About Blank selected for competition in Istanbul

KCAP in cooperation with About Blank is selected for the 'Valley of Life International Competition' in Beylikdüzü district in Istanbul. In this second round of the tender proceedure 5 international ...

Kees Christiaanse speaker at Health Care Symposium, March 11, Berlin

Kees Christiaanse is one of the speakers at the symposium 'Future Healthcare' which is held every two years in Berlin. It serves as an international platform to offer political, medical, ...

Ruurd Gietema over transformation Binckhorst location The Hague

Ruurd Gietema in interview about the transformation of The Hague's Binckhorst area in the recent issue of Gebiedsontwikkeling in Beweging.  

Award ceremony 2016 RIBA International Fellowship

Starting today, RIBA organises the Royal Gold Medal Week in London. During three days, various 2016 RIBA awards will be officially handed over to the prize winners. Kees Christiaanse is ...

Lecture by Kees Christiaanse at HKU Hong Kong

Today, Kees Christiaanse will give a lecture about 'The impact of big projects on the city‘ within the spring lecture series of the University of Hong Kong. 'Today, the equilibirum of ...

Publication Party of ‘Beyond Seunsangga- 16 ideas to go beyond big plans’

Last year in March, KCAP urban planner Hyeri Park was one of the co-organisors of the 'Beyond Big Plans. Let's reinvent planning' symposium in Seoul. The international symposium with workshops ...

Exhibiton VRT competition entries

Tomorrow opens the exhibition with all 5 competition entries for the VRT broadcast centre in Brussels, including the design of team OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen - KCAP. The ...

Construction Zuiderzicht tower Antwerpen approaching

Construction of the sustainable housing tower Zuiderzicht in Antwerpen is approaching. The design is a cooperation of KCAP with evr-architecten. Click here for the news article (in Dutch).

Irma van Oort per January member of the 'commissie welstand en monumenten Rotterdam'

Per January 2016, Irma van Oort has been assigned member of the 'Commissie Welstand en Monumenten' Rotterdam. The main goal of the committee is to guarantee the esthetical quality of the ...

Design of team OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen - KCAP for VRT broadcast centre on Canvas TV

View via the link below the documentary about our team OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen - KCAP and our design for the VRT broadcast centre in Brussels. Our team ...

Next step in realisation urban plan Hogekwartier Amersfoort

Another step in the realisation of KCAP's masterplan for Hogekwartier Amersfoort has been celebrated yesterday: the first stone ceremony for the sport complex, a competition win by Venhoeven CS with ...

Design for VRT broadcast centre by team OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen - KCAP

The Flemish Radio and Television (VRT) has announced the winner of the design competition for the new broadcast centre in Brussels. KCAP in collaboration with OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van ...

New images Trinity Shenyang

New images have been taken which document the current status of KCAP's urban plan for Trinity Shenyang, a new urban district for living, working  and communal facilities. The 70 ha site, ...

Interview with Kees Christiaanse in de Architect

Recently released: the December-January edition of the Dutch architecture monthly de Architect with an interview with Kees Christiaanse. He talks about shifts in how we work, changing work fields and ...

KCAP+ORANGE win first prize Vasilievsky Island competition

KCAP+ORANGE win the first prize in the urban and architectural competition for the most western tip of Vasilievsky Island in St. Petersburg. With its important role in the historical outreach ...

Great timelapse showing construction first canal FredericiaC

The construction progress of the first canal and the emerging of the public spaces of FredericiaC is progressing. The canal is a key element in KCAP's urban plan for the ...

Transformation Cruquiuseiland Amsterdam

Dutch area and real estate developer AM has acquired the property of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) at Cruquiusweg in Amsterdam and will transform the current location of Chubb Fire & ...

Ruurd Gietema speaker at Next Level – Urban planning without boarders, December 3rd

Next Level – Urban planning without boarders. Learning from international experiences is the title under which the Dutch Creative Industry Fund gathers various experts to discuss: - how do international design ...

KCAP newsletter is out. Enjoy reading!

KCAP's newsletter is out. Enjoy reading!

Parkstadt Köln Süd presented

KCAP in team with Atelier Dreiseitl and office03 presented its final design for the Parkstadt Süd development in Cologne. The area comprises of a 115 ha site in the South ...

Create@Müllerpier in 1:50

The first cohesive design model for the Create@Müllerpier ‘build your own house’ development on Rotterdam’s Müllerpier has been put together in a workshop with all future owners, their architects, the ...

Kees Christiaanse in interview with Blauwe Kamer

Kees Christiaanse in interview with Dutch landscape magazine Blauwe Kamer about building and development in Zwitserland and the Netherlands.Click here to read the article (in Dutch).

Case study by Kees Christiaanse for Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB)

Last year Kees Christiaanse contributed in the 4th workshop organised by the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB) with a lecture about the Schiphol airport region. The aim was to discuss the ...

KCAP in NRC Cultuur Top 100

KCAP is listed as one of 7 architects in the Culture Top 100 of the Dutch daily NRC. Who perfomed the most abroad in 2014? Who was published the most often ...

KCAP again at '100 architects of the year' exhibition Korea

For the second time, KCAP joins the '100 architects of the year' exhibition in Korea. In the framework of the World architects congress -UIA Seoul 2017, the Korean Institute of ...

KCAP at Dutch Design Week Eindhoven

From October 17th to 25th, the annual Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven takes place. Within the larger exhibition framework, Deerns, who is also located in Eindhoven, organizes an exhibition with ...

Meet KCAP at Holland Property Plaza, hall A2, stand 320, Expo Real

KCAP Architects&Planners would like to meet you at Expo Real 2015 in Munich! The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you between 5th and 7th of October at Holland Property ...

KCAP awarded third prize in urban competition Elbbrücken Hamburg

The Elbbrücken quarter is located on eastern end of HafenCity, the tip of Baakenhafen where next to the Elbe bridges the S-and U-Bahn station is located. This situation implies that ...

Project RINKKAAI wins competition in Ghent, Belgium

A new city quarter with more than 300 apartments, public and local commercial functions, public spaces and a new neighborhood park will develop along Fabiolalaan in Ghent, located close to ...

KCAP selected for masterplan Riverside area in Zuchwil

KCAP’s urban design for the transformation of the former industrial site Sulzerareal has been chosen as favourite design from 4 competing design teams. The 17 ha site with its direct ...

Kees Christiaanse receives prestigious RIBA International Fellowship

Kees Christiaanse receives the prestigious lifetime honour ‘RIBA International Fellowship’. Today, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced 9 new 2016 RIBA International Fellowships which reward the particular contributions non-UK ...

Design De Mastentop approved

The design of the sustainable housing tower De Mastentop in the Antwerp Nieuw Zuid development has been approved by the 'Buildings Aestetics Committee' (welstand) of Antwerp. De Mastentop is a ...

Urban Gardening event at Europaallee, Zurich

Last Thursday, an Urban Gardening event took place at Europaallee. Various vegetables and herbs were planted earlier and were now ready to be harvested. The public was invited to help harvesting ...

Great interest in Create@Müllerpier

Great interest for the 'self builder plots' on Rotterdam's Müllerpier. All 18 plots of phase 1 have been sold or are reserved as option. KCAP has developed the architectural concept ...

RTV Utrecht film portrait of P+R De Uithof for Rietveldprijs 2015

All 8 shortlisted projects of the RTV audience award/Rietveldprijs have been portrayed by RTV Utrecht. Watch the film portrait here. Click here to cast your vote for P+R De Uithof by KCAP/studioSK.

Scheveningen regains popularity

Scheveningen is regaining popularity. The Dutch daily Telegraaf states today 5 reasons to visit the biggest sea resort of Nort-West Europe and gives 5 perspectives for 2020. KCAP's urban plan ...

KCAP 25 years - an inviting retrospective

This publication is based on the celebration of the 25th anniversary of KCAP Architects&Planners on December 12th, 2014 in the Red Apple in Rotterdam. Enjoy reading (in Dutch) online. Click here to ...

Development progress Europaallee Zurich in 3d movie

The development of Europaallee Zurich in the coming years, based on KCAP's masterplan for the area, is now shown in a 3d movie. Click here to view the animation by Europaallee.

Opening Red Apple Marina

Last Sunday, the Red Apple Marina was officially opened as part of the first Wijnhaven Festival in Rotterdam. The Red Apple Marina is an initiative of Wijnhavenisland inhabitants and entrepreneurs with ...

Cast your vote for P+R De Uithof for the RTV Publieksprijs I Rietveldprijs Foundation

P+R De Uithof by KCAP/StudioSK is shortlisted for the RTV Utrecht Publieksprijs 2015, the audience award of Rietveldprijs! Cast your vote until September 30th!

Kees Christiaanse on Korean TV

Recently, the Korean TV Channel A made documentary in 4 parts about redevelopment of harbour cities. Amsterdam is one of 4 cities they documented with various interviews and site visits. ...

Most recent design variant masterplan Olympic City Hamburg presented

Yesterday, the citizens of Hamburg discussed the masterplan for Olympic City on the Kleiner Grasbrook site and the long-term urban development of the area. The design team with a.o. Kees Christiaanse presented ...

June 23rd: second public presentation of masterplan Olympic City Hamburg 2014

After the first event in late May, the second public presentation of the current masterplanning status for Olympic City in Hamburg will be presented on June 23rd. Kees Christiaanse will co-present ...

Fountainhead exhibited at Borneo Architectuur Centrum Amsterdam

Tomorrow at Borneo Architectuur Centrum Amsterdam: opening of the exhibition about unbuilt plans at IJ-Oevers Amsterdam. KCAP's design for the Fountainhead is one of the showcased projects. The exhibition is ...

KCAP selected finalist in competition JinShan Waterfront in Shanghai

KCAP has been selected as finalist in the second stage of the competition JinShan Waterfront in Shanghai. The competition is for a 580ha new town development along the 23 km2 ...

KCAP's TRANSFORMATION newsletter is out!

KCAP's TRANSFORMATION newsletter is out! With cities and their architecture in a constant state of change, the vacancy and deterioration of buildings and urban environments are a constant threat. At times ...

Meet KCAP at Transformatieplein at PROVADA on June 2, 3 and 4

We are happy to welcome you at Transformatieplein during the Dutch real estate fair Provada. You will find us in hall 9, showcasing our latest transformation projects. Over the years, we ...

KCAP in cooperation with international team commissioned for masterplan Olympic City Hamburg

The Ministry of Urban Development and Environment Hamburg (Behörde für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt) in cooperation with HafenCity Hamburg has commissioned the preparation of a masterplan for the new city district ...

Today in Migros Magazin: Kees Christiaanse about urban planning in Switzerland

Today in Swiss free Migros Magazin: interview with Kees about urban planning in Switzerland.

P+R De Uithof shortlisted for Rietveldprijs

P+R De Uithof in Utrecht by KCAP/StudioSK is one of 8 shortlisted projects for the prestigious Rietveldprijs. This biannual award is granted to excellent architecture realised in Utrecht. Up from late ...

Book launch 'Die Stadt als Ressource'

The book 'Die Stadt als Ressource' offers insights into the teaching at the Chair of Kees Christiaanse at ETH Zurich and provides new ideas for the discourse on sustainable urban ...

KCAP Design Salon Chongqing

On March 25th, KCAP was invited to host a design salon at the Dutch Consulate in Chongqing. The aim was to share KCAP's experience and discuss the future possibilities of ...

Kees Christiaanse jury member in Porsche Design Tower competition Frankfurt

Kees Christiaanse is one of the jury members in the Porsche Design Tower competition in Frankfurt. 20 international architects present their design to the jury experts today, March 27th. The assignment is ...

Kees Christiaanse: 'Taming Tall Buildings' Autistic Tendencies'

Kees Christiaanse about 'Taming Tall Buildings' Autistic Tendencies' in an interview in the journal of the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). Click here for the article.

Contract Tower Striga 1 Antwerp signed

On Monday, March 23rd, the contract for the project Tower Striga 1 in Antwerp was officially signed between developer Stadsontwikkeling Antwerpen NV and KCAP. KCAP works together with evr-Architecten and Bureau Bouwtechniek. The ...

KCAP selected for Progetto Flaminio competition in Rome

KCAP is selected as one of 6 finalists out of 246 entries from 20 countries for the 'Progetto Flaminio' competition in Rome. The Competition aims at the regeneration and development of ...

KCAP's first newsletter is out

KCAP's first newsletter is out with as topic HOUSING. In our continual effort to create high-quality living environments, we face many of the most challenging tasks of our time. In ...

Great interest to live in FredericiaC

After FredericiaC had signed the agreement for the development of a plot at the canal last month an overwhelming interest in buying or renting a house has reached the company. ...

Kees Christiaanse's speech at 25 year KCAP published in De Architect

KCAP celebrated its 25th anniversary on December 12th in the Red Apple in Rotterdam. The celebration started with three speeches, one of which by Kees Christiaanse - a great statement ...

Winning design Frankfurt Riedberg competition exhibited until February 13th

The designs of the Frankfurt Riedberg competition which KCAP recently won together with B&V Braun Canton, TOPOTEK 1 and Deutsche Wohnwerte are currently exhibited at Frankfurt's city planning department and ...

Kees Christiaanse about Cedric Price

In Maastricht, Bureau Europa presents the third iteration of an exhibition of the work of architect Cedric Price and the first public appearance of some of his selected projects in ...

KCAP 25 years in De Architect

Today, a short report about KCAP 25 years is published by De Architect.

Interview Kees Christiaanse: The sensible quality of waterfronts

In late December the Dutch monthly Stedenbouw & Architectuur released in its issue about renovation and transformation an interview with Kees Christiaanse: 'The sensible quality of of waterfonts'. Click here to ...

What is Architecture?

KEES CHRISTIAANSE: 'Architecture is the translation of a program into material form.'Click here to view the interview.

Europaallee Zurich in 'Constructing Text' exhibition S AM Basel

The  exhibition 'Constructing Text' at the Swiss Architecture Museum S AM highlights various projects to show how architecture can be spoken and written about. KCAP's masterpplan Europaalle Zurich is one of the selected ...

Agreement for construction of first block in FredericiaC signed

FredericiaC has signed an agreement with the housing association Futura Fredericia and a private investor for the construction of 56 apartments and 600 m2 office space next to the first canal ...

KCAP's Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool is nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award

The aim of the award is to highlight recent, excellent examples of architectural creativity of works which are less than two years old and to underline that modern architecture is socially ...

KCAP with international investor and planning team wins competition in Frankfurt Riedberg

German investor Deutsche Wohnwerte, ​​in cooperation with the planning team consisting of KCAP Architects&Planners, B&V Braun Canton Volleth Architekten and TOPOTEK 1 Landscape Architects has won the investors’ competition for ...

KCAP 25 years

KCAP 25 years

16-12-2014

KCAP celebrated its 25th anniversary. On December 12th the passage of the Red Apple in Rotterdam was transformed into a fantastic space to host 250 guests of KCAP's 25th anniversary. The ...

KCAP with 2 projects in Yearbook Landscape Architecture and Urban Design 2014

KCAP is proud to be included with 2 projects in the Yearbook Landscape Architecture and Urban Design 2014. With FredericiaC in the category 'the innovative city' and with OZ Nature ...

Article 'Geluidslandschap' in S+RO

Kees Christiaanse together with Benedikt Boucsein and Christian Salewski are the authors of an article within the topic 'Station and airport in the city' of S+RO 2014/05. Click here for the ...

Aynav Ziv jury member in Deerns Innovation Competition

Last week, Aynav Ziv was one of the multidisciplinary jury members in the Deerns Innovation Competition. This internal competition for Deerns employees was organised for the first time. Various teams ...

KCAP joins economic mission to Vietnam

Irma van Oort and Mark Dekker are delegates of the economic mission with Amsterdam's mayor Eberhard van der Laan to Vietnam, from December 7 to 11.  

GWL terrein part of 'The almost perfect urban block' exhibition

GWL terrein Amsterdam was one of the 15 'almost perfect urban blocks' exhibited at the Moscow Biennale in May 2014. The show, curated TU Delft’s Susanne Komossa, Nicola Marzot and ...

KCAP designs new sculptural buiding for Fountainhead

On Thursday, November 20th, on the invitation of the Borneo Architectuur Centrum (BAC) Amsterdam, Irma van Oort, partner of KCAP Architects&Planners, presented the designs that were created in the past ...

Interview Ruurd Gietema: Care for everyday life

'Care for everyday life' is the title of the interview with Ruurd Gietema published in VNO-NCW magazine Forum. Click here to read the article (in Dutch).

KCAP selected for Nanchang Riverbank, China

KCAP in cooperation with Atelier Dreiseitl and the Nanchang Planning Institute Consortium, has been selected as one of three designers for the Nanchang Riverbank design. The other competitors are: Guangzhou Urban Planning ...

Opening Farelcollege in AD Rotterdam

The opening of Farelcollege on November 20 was a great succes. The Rotterdam special of Dutch daily AD reported about it. Click here to view the article (in Dutch).

Today opening extension Farelcollege Ridderkerk

Today, the extension of the Farelcollege in Ridderkerk designed by KCAP Architects&Planners will officially be opened. The new building for general secondary education has been in use since last September. ...

The liveable city - KCAP published in 'Discover Benelux'

KCAP is one of a range of Dutch architects published in 'Discover Benelux', a special of the Business Inflight & Members magazine of among others British Airways, Swiss Air and ...

KCAP in '100 Architects of the Year 2014' exhibition in Korea

KCAP is included in the exhibition '100 Architects of the Year 2014' organised by the Korean Institute of Architects (KIA) and showcased in Gwangju, Korea. The exhibition is part of the 33rd ...

KCAP expert in seminar session in Shanghai

KCAP was one of the experts in a seminar session organized by ReadatChina, supported by the Dutch Consulate of Shanghai and hosted by Yurun Group about the development of commercial complexes ...

NPRS nominated for Rotterdam Architectuurprjis - Cast your vote!

The Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool in Rotterdam is nominated for the Rotterdam Architecture Award. Help to win the audience award by casting your vote until 5 December via the official website.

Exhibition Kees Christiaanse: Berge und Meer - Aquarelle

Up from November 4th, the ETH exposes watercolour paintings of Kees Christiaanse. Location: Maria Hil F 46, ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg Exhibition: 4 - 28 November, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 8 pm Vernissage: ...

KCAP in team selected for VRT building Brussels

Team OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen – KCAP, with Technum, Bollinger Grohmann, Bureau Bouwtechniek and LOLA has been selected as one of 5 selected participants to design the Flemish ...

Yesterday spectacular opening ibis hotel Rotterdam City Centre

Yesterday, KCAP's ibis hotel in Rotterdam's Wijnhaveneiland has been officially and above all spectacularly openend with a show by Flyboatteam on the river. The hotel is already operational since August ...

Today official opening of ibis hotel Rotterdam City Centre

Today, the new ibis hotel Rotterdam City Centre on Rotterdam's Wijnhaveneiland will be officially opened. KCAP is responsible for the design of the hotel and the adjacent Dock21 apartment building. ...

Ruurd Gietema in nice short film about Kooiplein Leiden

Ruurd Gietema explains the project Kooiplein Leiden in a nice short film about "Mooi Noord".Click here for the film (in Dutch).

KCAP assigned for ‘Deux Centres Sportifs’ Geneva

KCAP has gained the assignment ‘Deux Centres Sportifs’ in Geneva. The task is to develop two masterplans spread over three locations for the development of strategic sports locations in Geneva, ...

Meet KCAP at Expo Real: Holland Property Plaza, stand 320, hall A2

The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you between 6th and 8th of October at Holland Property Plaza, stand 320, hall A-2. Special highlight this year:presentation ‘KCAP 25 years – ...

Ruurd Gietema jury member in waterfront competition Busan, Korea

Ruurd Gietema is jurylid in the International Competition Waterfront Park masterplan of the Busan North Port, Korea. The competition site is part of the Busan North Port Redevelopment Project District, ...

KCAP assigned with Science City Garching, Munich, Germany

KCAP Architects&Planners is assigned with Science City Garching, the transformation and extension of the 185 ha campus area north of Munich. KCAP, in collaboration with Müller Illien landscape architects, Keoto AG ...

Nieuwbouwprijs Amsterdam: AT5 broadcast about De Heelmeesters

Check out the documentary about De Heelmeesters on local Amsterdam TV channel AT5. All 10 nominated projects of the Amsterdam Nieuwbouwprijs are shown in a sequence of documentaries. Have you already ...

Urban diversity, not cookie-cutter cities

Growth and landscape conservation, urban habitats and rural nostalgia – spatial and urban planners have their hands full. Wilhelm Natrup, Director of the Zurich Cantonal Office of Spatial Planning, and ...

Future Cities Laboratory - Research, Outcomes and Prospects

The research community at FCL hosts an exhibition and symposium to engage in their most recent work. Both - entitled Research, Outcomes, and Prospects – will showcase the context, findings, ...

Brussels will host Euro 2020 with new stadium

Brussels will be one of 13 host cities of the Euro 2020 soccer championship. This was announced today by UEFA. A new stadium will be realized in Brussels to accommodate the ...

KCAP awarded in Bao’an Coastal city masterplan competition Shenzhen China

KCAP Architects & Planners in cooperation with LAY-OUT Shenzhen and Atelier Dreiseitl Beijing has been awarded in the international conceptual design competition Bao’an Coastal city Masterplan in Shenzhen, China. The ...

Vote for De Heelmeesters for the Amsterdam New Building Award 2014

De Heelmeesters is nominated for the Amsterdamse Nieuwbouwprijs. All residential projects realised between August 2012 and August 2013 could enter the selection of the award. From the longlist of 40 projects ...

Team KCAP at Archicup 2014

KCAP participated Saturday September 13 in the Rotterdam architects' soccer tournament Archicup 2014! They did not make it to the half finals but showed great enthousiasm and sports energy. Great job, ...

Sports complex Hogekwartier Amersfoort presented

The next step in the realisation of KCAP's masterplan for Hogekwartier Amersfoort has been presesented: the winning design by Olco-Sportsphere and architect Venhoeven CS for the sports complex Hogekwartier. The building ...

Building progress apartment building '3A' Kooiplein Leiden

Construction of the apartment building '3A' with 35 residences for social rent within KCAP's urban plan for Kooiplein is progressing. Start construction was officially celebrated in April this year. Realisation ...

Start construction infrastructure OZ Nature Urbaine Montpellier [FR]

In Montpellier the construction of the infrastructure for the realisation of KCAP's masterplan OZ Nature-Urbaine has started. The first progression of the infrastructure bindle building process is visible and gives an ...

Digging of first canal for FredericiaC urban development officially started

Yesterday, the official start ceremony of the digging of the first canal for the urban development FredericiaC was celebrated. Herewith the beginning of the first phase of the 21 ha waterfront development ...

KCAP EVR win selection Tower Striga 1 in Antwerp, Belgium

KCAP Architects&Planners in cooperation with evr-Architecten win the architects’ selection ‘Tower Striga 1’ in Antwerp, Belgium. The selection commission including the client Triple Living and representatives of the municipal urban ...

Interview Kees Chritiaanse in El Pais about airport developments

Related to the two lectures of Kees Christiaanse in Barcelona this week, the daily El Pais interviewed him about airport developments.

KCAP wins first prize RER E station Nanterre, France

KCAP Architects&Planners, in a team of international experts, was chosen from 4 international entries as the winning proposal in the architectural competition for a new RER E – Eole - ...

China Media Park in Qingdao [CN]

After the delivery of the first two buildings of the China Media Park in Qingdao [CN] earlier this year (see below), the next 4 buildings are almost ready. This building ...

KCAP Shanghai office

Nice picture of KCAP's office space in the Anken Green Building where KCAP Shanghai is located since February 1st. Address: 1B room, 1st floor 668 Huai An Road, Jing’an DistrictShanghai, ...

Through the lens of ....

.... photographer Ronald Tilleman who included P+R De Uithof by KCAP & studioSK in an article about his work published in the recent issue of ArchitectuurNL. Click here for the article (in Dutch).

Kees Christiaanse: Lelystad as second airport is right choice

For the recent issue of Blauwe Kamer magazine, Kees Christiaanse was interviewed as former supervisor of Schiphol Airport about the choice to invest in Lelystad Airport as location as second ...

Zee Event 2014 again successful

The 2014 edition of the Zee Event in Scheveningen / The Hague last week was again a great succes. Irma van Oort gave a tour through Noordelijk Havenhoofd area for ...

Full speed ahead with the development of the canal quarter FredericiaC [DK]

In August, the 21ha waterfront regeneration scheme FredericiaC will start with digging the first cana and announces herewith the beginning of the first phase of the development. KCAP has developed the masterplan ...

KCAP wins second prize in competition Morges Gare Sud

KCAP was awarded with the second prize in the competition Morges Gare Sud, an architectural competition for 48.000 m² of housing, offices, hotel, retail, school and the train station. The ...

Results of ARSM Lab workshop online

 The 8 results of the participants in the workshop ARSM Lab are currently exhibited at DAM (German Architecture Museum) in Frankfurt and are also available online.  

TV interview with Ute Schneider on Eteläpuisto Park competition Finland

Ute Schneider was interviewed by Finish TV during the press conference in Tampere where KCAP's shared first prize in the competition Eteläpuisto Park was announced.  

KCAP wins shared first prize in Eteläpuisto Park Tampere competition, Finland

KCAP Architects&Planners with a team of international collaborators has been chosen as one of two winners in the competition Eteläpuisto Park Tampere. The competition is part of the Tampere city ...

KCAP participates in exhibition 'Visions for Rhein-Main, May 20th, DAM Frankfurt

Up from May 20th, the results of the workshop with eight international participants at DAM (German Architecture Museum) in Frankfurt will be showcased. The workshop was held in April in the ...

KCAP selected for Bao'An West Coastal Zone competition Shenzhen

The team KCAP together with LAY-OUT, Shenzhen and Atelier Dreiseitl, Beijing is one of 8 shortlisted competitors of the Bao'An West Coastal Zone competition. Bao'An Coastal zone is located in the west of Shenzhen ...

Interview: Urbanized Landscape

Students of the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design interviewed Kees Christiaanse about the furture of urbanisation. Click here to read the interview.

Builder of first part NEO Brussels announced

On April 25, the Brussels City Council announced the awarding of the public contract for the first part of NEO Brussels on the Heysel Plateau. The construction of 590 homes, a shopping centre ...

7 KCAP projects featured in Costruire in Laterizio

Recently, the Italian magazine Costruire in Laterizio released an entire issue with works of KCAP. In total 7 of our built brick projects are featured. Take here a look at the online ...

Eurostadium Brussel

On April 23, the Royal Belgian Football Association together with the city of Brussels and the Brussels Capital Region, presented its candidacy for the 2020 European Football Championship. The sketch ...

Building progress Farelcollege Ridderkerk

After start construction in October 2013 the exterior of the extension to the school building in Ridderkerk is almost finished. The building will be realised in July 2014 and will ...

Hochparterre special: planning city regions

The Swiss magazine Hochparterre publishes a special about 'Planning Cities' related to the symposium 'Strategies and Planning Instruments for Polycentric City Regions' which took place on April 4th in Zurich. The ...

TV AT5 documentary about Science Park Amsterdam

Yesterday on local Amsterdam TV AT5 the documentary about Science Park Amsterdam. Nice to see the success of this development for which KCAP has designed and supervised the masterplan. Click here to ...

Today official opening Dutch Design Exhibition Wuhan

Today is the official opening of the Dutch Design Exhibition at the Hubei Institute of Fine Arts in Wuhan. Several Dutch design related companies, including KCAP, are showcasing their work. ...

KCAP projects awarded with American TOD Standard Gold and Silver

HafenCity Hamburg is one of nine best projects worldwide that received the TOD Standard in Gold. KCAP’s urban plan for the eco-friendly GWL Terrein in Amsterdam is certified with the ...

Consortium KCAP selected finalist in IFC competition

The consortium around KCAP Architects&Planners is selected as one of 3 finalists in the competition for the International Financial Center (IFC) in Moscow. IFC is a 460 ha mixed-use development project ...

KCAP participant of multi-disciplinary ASRM Lab 2014 workshop in Frankfurt

KCAP participates as one of 8 KCAP international participants in the multi-disciplinary  4-days workshop ASRM Lab 2014 in Frankfurt, organized by the directors of Architektursommer Rhein-Main in association with D.A.M and ...

Start construction apartment building 3A at Kooiplein Leiden

Yesterday, the official start construction ceremony of Kooiplein Leiden was celebrated with a performance of theatre group Gajes. Within KCAP's urban plan for Kooiplein now the first subplan will be realised including the ...

KCAP's design '010 Feyenoord Forum' stadium Rotterdam

KCAP Architects&Planners has been one of seven participants in the evaluation proces for the design of a new stadium for Feyenoord Rotterdam. KCAP's proposal 'Feyenoord Forum' places the stadium to ...

KCAP selected for competition Tampere Travel and Service Centre [FI]

KCAP is one of 5 selected international participants for the design of the Tampere Travel and Service Centre. The 5 teams are: - Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Maider Llaguno Architectur and Architects Lahdelma & ...

Symposium: Strategies and Planning Instruments for Polycentric City Regions

High quality of life, high pressure of growth: the population density in Central Switzerland - where two-thirds of the Swiss population lives - is the same as in the Netherlands, ...

Kees Christiaanse's 'Designing New Urban Landscapes' presentation at WEF on YouTube

In January, Kees Christiaanse was one of the panelists next to Stephen Cairns, Christophe Girot and Gerhard Schmitt in the IdeasLab session 'What breakthrough innovations in urban architecture and engineering will ...

KCAP's plan for Nieuwe Kuip Rotterdam selected for second round

KCAP's vision for the Nieuwe Kuip stadium in Rotterdam has been chosen as one of 7 proposals to enter a second round of evaluation. In January 2014 a market initiative started ...

Building progress DOCK21 and ibis Rotterdam City Centre Hotel

The new ibis Rotterdam City Centre hotel and DOCK21 apartment building on Rotterdam's Wijnhaveneiland are well on their way to completion in the summer. The scaffolding of the facades in ...

Today: De Monarch I on Archipendium architecture calendar

Today, the great picture by Ossip van Duivenbode of KCAP's De Monarch I is the picture of the day on the Archipendium architecture calendar.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

29-01-2014

On January 30th, China celebrates the start of the new year. We wish everyone a Happy New Year of the Horse! KCAP Shanghai will start the new year in a new ...

Kees Christiaanse about 'Building on the Future'

Today, the special 'Building on the Future' has been distributed together with Dutch daily Telegraaf with as main feature a 2 page interview with Kees Christiaanse. Click here to read the ...

Killesberghöhe in Bauwelt 1-2 2014

An article about the new development Killesberghöhe Stuttgart highlighting the perspective of the developer Fürst Developments has been published in Bauwelt 1-2. KCAP has designed 24 residences in 3 urban ...

Kees Christiaanse at World Economic Forum, Davos, 24 January

Kees Christiaanse with Stephen Cairns, Christophe Girot and Gerhard Schmitt, all leading experts of ETH Zurich and Future Cities Laboratory Singapore, will discuss 'What breakthrough innovations in urban architecture and engineering ...

Interview with Kees Christiaanse in daily Berner Zeitung and Tagesanzeiger [CH]

On Monday, the Swiss papers Berner Zeitung and the Tagesanzeiger published an interview with Kees Christiaanse about growth and densification of cities, looking at the Swiss context with views to the ...

Realisation agreement Inntel hotel Noordelijk Havenhoofd Scheveningen signed

Last week, developer VolkerWessels Vastgoed and Inntel Hotels have signed the realisaton agreement for the 3*** plus hotel on Noordelijk Havenhoofd Scheveningen. The hotel with view to the sea and 200 bedrooms is a ...

Article about buildings for sport in Dutch daily Volkskrant

'Freerunners and fans of parcours already knew: building are perfect to jump/run/climb on. Cities now also realise the advantages: sport is able to revive dead places and buildings. On Uithof ...

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year

Your KCAP team would like to thank you for the fruitful and exciting collaborations and wishes you a Merry Christmas and a rich and prosperous New Year! We’re looking forward ...

De Monarch I in Archipendium architecture calendar 2014

This year again a project of KCAP has been included in the Archipendium calendar which shows 365 international examples of recent architecture. De Monarch I is included on January 31st. Click ...

ArchitectuurNL interview with Han van den Born about living in the Red Apple

ArchitectuurNL #07 interviewed Han van den Born about living in the Red Apple in the monthly column about an architect's home. Click here for the article (in Dutch).

KCAP within team Architecten Cie. selected for Serp & Molot competition Moscow

KCAP is part of the consortium led by De Architecten Cie. which has been selected as one of 5 international competitors for the Serp & Molot (hammer and sickle) competition in ...

De Heelmeesters on TV

Amsterdam's local TV channel AT5 broadcasted in their series 'Aanbouw' (under construction) a documentary about the developments in Amsterdam's Eenhoorngebied. One of which, just recently delivered, is KCAP's housing ensemble ...

HafenCity Hamburg wins ULI 2013 Global Awards for Excellence

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has selected winners in the 35th annual ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. The ...

Cooperation contract Noordelijk Havenhoofd signed

The municipality of The Hague, entrepreneurs of the ‘viscluster’ of Noordelijk Havenhoofd (Northern Pier) and developer VolkerWessels Vastgoed have confirmed their cooperation for the redevelopment of Noordelijk Havenhoofd in a ...

Presentation NEO Brussels to king Filip and queen Mathilde of Belgium

Last week, king Filip and queen Mathilde of Belgium made their joyous entry in Brussels. After a reception in the Brussel's Parliament they went to the main market (Grote Markt) ...

'Because we need visions' article by Kees Christiaanse in TRANS 23

In his article 'Because we need visions' (Weil wir Visionen brauchen) Kees Christiaanse talks about his visions in urban design. Click here for the article (in German).

Highest point ibis hotel and Dock21 at Wijnhaven Rotterdam

The construction of the new ibis hotel and Dock21 apartment building at Wijnhaveneiland, next to the Red Apple has reached its highest point. Yesterday, the official ceremony was celebrated. Completion of ...

New film: Discover how life in the first stages of the new district of FredericiaC can be lived

A new film has been launched by Realdania that invites to discover how life in the first stages of the new district of FredericiaC can be lived. View the film on youtube.

Team KCAP selected for International Financial District competition in Moscow

KCAP as lead of a multidiscipinary consortium has been selected as one of 8 international participants for the competition for the International Financial Center in Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye. The IFC is a 460 ...

Presentation Floating Park Rotterdam at Aquatech during International Water Week Amsterdam

KCAP together with project partners Emergo and RHDHV are invited to present our shared project Floating Park Rotterdam at the stand of TAUW at the Aquatech fair during the International Water Week IWW ...

Selling Center of VankePark Shanghai opened

Recently, the Selling Center of the VankePark project in Shanghai was opened. This building is the first of in total 32 buildings, all designed by KCAP Architects&Planners. The construction of ...

Start construction Farelcollege Ridderkerk

On October 25, the construction of Farelcollege Ridderkerk has officially started. Alderman Den Ouden has performed the first stone ceremony. The extension of the school complex comprises of 1.700 m2 ...

Choreographing [urban] space

KCAP Zurich together with Blue Architects hosted on October 18th the first salon event 'Choreographing [urban] space', an open discussion event about the collective space and its activation beyond functionality. Speakers ...

‘Jaanila Country’ by KCAP in cooperation with Felixx awarded with Habitat award for public space design

Jaanila Country, a masterplan by KCAP Architects&Planners has been awarded with the Habitat award for the best residential public space design in the Leningrad region (St. Petersburg), Russia. The public ...

Interview Kees Christiaanse in book 'megastructure Schiphol'

Recently, the book 'megastructure Schiphol' has been released. It contains an interview with Kees Christiaanse in his role as supervisor architecture and urbanism for Schiphol 2008 - 2013. Click here for ...

Today opening De Heelmeesters Amsterdam

Today, the housing project De Heelmeesters will be officially opened. The ensemble is part of the redevelopment of the Eenhoorn area in the East of Amsterdam. De Heelmeesters offers 178 ...

Meet KCAP at Expo Real in Munich at Holland Property Plaza, hall 2 stand 320

KCAP Architects&Planners would like to meet you at Expo Real 2013 in Munich! The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you between 7th and 9th of October at Holland Property ...

KCAP and studioSK realise P+R De Uithof in Utrecht

Monday, September 30th is the opening of P+R De Uithof is Utrecht. The parking garage is located in the East of the city and in close proximity to the highway ...

Opening tunnel and viaduct Hogeweg Amersfoort

On September 25th, the new viaduct and tunnel along Hogeweg in Amersfoort have been officially opened. The tunnel is an important element in the urban redevelopment of Hogeweg area since ...

Tomorrow official opening of Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool

Tomorrow, September 20th, the extension of the Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool in Rotterdam will be officially opened. With the extension of one of the formerly two school locations, all facilities can ...

Today in Dutch daily AD: reopening of Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool

Today in Dutch daily AD (Algemeen Dagblad) an article about KCAP's Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool. Click here to view the article (in Dutch)

Kees Chrstiaanse to speak at World Economic Forum Dalian, China

Kees Christiaanse, together with Ma Yansong, MAD Architects, China and Wolf D. Prix, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Austria will join a panel on September 13 during the 3 day World Economic Forum in ...

Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool completed

The extension of the Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool in Rotterdam is completed. With the extension of one of the formerly two school locations, all facilities can be united again and help ...

18 September at Piekstraat Rotterdam 'Local forces: sustainable city development new style'

KCAP Architects&Planners, New Industry Development, Hunter Douglas and IMD Raadgevende ingenieurs have - apart from the fact that we are all located at Piekstraat Rotterdam - one thing in common: ...

Close to completion: Selling Centre of China Media Park Qindao [CN]

The Selling Centre of the China Media Park in Qindao is almost completed.The centre is the first building within KCAP’s 30 ha masterplan in Qindao’s Chenyang district. With its core ...

Eindhoven Airport terminal extension and hotel published in Dutch daily Volkskrant

The Dutch national daily De Volkskrant published last Saturday a full page article about KCAP De Bever's Eindhoven Airport terminal and hotel design. Click here for the article (in Dutch).

KCAP selected for Masterplan Development at Dublin Airport

KCAP together with an international expert team has been selected to develop a masterplan underpinning the planning and development of a 70 ha site, centrally located adjacent to Terminal 2 ...

Kees Christiaanse supervisor Schiphol Airport 2008 – 2013

Kees Christiaanse is looking back on five years supervision for Schiphol Airport. In 2008, he was appointed as the supervisor for architecture and urban design, succeeding Prof. Hubert-Jan Henket. In ...

Redevelopment Noordelijk Havenhoofd Scheveningen presented

Today, the plans for the redevelopment of the Noordelijk Havenhoofd in Scheveningen are presented by VolkerWessels Vastgoed and entrepreneurs united in Scheveningen Viscluster. The urban vision by KCAP Architects&Planners and ...

Jakarta Vertical Kampung - Beyond social housing

Jakarta Vertical Kampung is an event focusing on the creative design exploration of the ‘Vertical Kampung’ concept for Jakarta. The full event is running from June 25 to July 14 ...

Dutch minister Blok opens student accommodation De Vries van Heijstplantsoen Delft

The student accommodation De Vries van Heijstplantsoen will be officially opened on Tuesday, June 25, by Dutch minister Blok. The student accommodation is located in the university quarter of the Delft ...

KCAP De Bever realise terminal extension and hotel at Eindhoven Airport

The extension of the terminal of Eindhoven Airport and the new hotel Tulip Inn Eindhoven Airport, both designed by KCAP Architects&Planners and De Bever Architecten, are officially opened today. KCAP ...

Essay by Kees Christiaanse in De Architect June 2013: station areas

Kees Christiaanse contributes to the current issue of Dutch monthly De Architect about station areas with his essay: 'Europe by train' (Europa per spoor).De Architect: 'In his article Kees Christiaanse ...

Today opening of renovation Motorwal and Ketelmakerij in Amsterdam Noord

Today the renovated housing ensemble Motorwal and Ketelmakerij in Amsterdam Noord will be officially opened. KCAP is responsible for the renovation of the buildings built in 1987 by OMA. Kees ...

Film P+R De Uithof

Tekla has posted a film about P+R De Uithof on youtube. The project was earlier awarded for the Thekla Global BIM Awards 2012 in the category 'concrete buildings'. Click here to ...

Kees Christiaanse in interview 'The masterplanner'

The interview with Kees Christiaanse about his work, urban planning in Switzerland and about 'Desakota', the urban phenomenon of city landscape, that was previously published in the Swiss Komplex magazine, ...

2 years KCAP Shanghai

KCAP Architects&Planners celebrates the second anniversary of KCAP Shanghai.In May 2011 KCAP Shanghai was officially opened as the second branch office next to Zurich (CH) and KCAP’s headquarters in Rotterdam ...

Interview Han van den Born today in Rotterdam's free Metro paper

Today, the Rotterdam edition of the free Metro paper publishes an interview with Han van den Born about living in KCAP's Red Apple building. Click here for the article (in Dutch).

Article about KCAP Zurich in eMagazin of swiss-architects

Ute Schneider has been interviewed for an article in the eMagazin of swiss-architects. The article appeared in the category 'getroffen' (visited) which introduces various Swiss offices. Click here for the ...

Housing with a Mission project in 2020: Housing in China exhibition

KCAP's project 'Housing with a Mission' Beijing is included in the exhibiton 2020: Housing in China in Hong Kong. The exhibition takes place at the University of Hong Kong, faculty ...

Working visit of Dutch minister Blok in Red Apple

On April 22nd, Dutch minister Stef Blok visited together with BNA various architects and architecture projects, among which The Red Apple in Rotterdam. Some pictures are published now on Flickr. Take ...

Interview with Han van den Born in Russian ART1

Han van den Born has been interviewed by Russian online medium ART1 in St. Petersburg about KCAP's view on cities, architecture and urban planning. Click here to view the publication (in ...

Hafencity documentary on German public channel ZDF

The German public channel ZDF produced a documentary about Hafencity in their program 'Länderspiegel' in which they show various German cities. It shows nicely the current status of the development. Click ...

KCAP selected for Quartier du Stade Evry [FR]

KCAP has been chosen by the Agglomeration d’Evry in France as one of 3 candidates for the urban design of a 133 ha former industrial area around the future Federal ...

Floating Park for Rotterdam’s Rijnhaven harbour

Floating Park for Rotterdam’s Rijnhaven harbourUnique urban concept will enhance inner-city living KCAP Architects&Planners, international consultancy, engineering and project management firm Royal HaskoningDHV and project initiator Emergo presented a floating park plan ...

Three projects of KCAP in the race for Gouden Piramide 2013

The Gouden Piramide ('Golden Pyramid') is a state prize awarded each year for excellence in commissioning work in architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, infrastructure and physical planning. Every building client ...

City as Loft book presentation in USA, April 8-10

After presenting the ideas and concepts of 'City as Loft' in Switzerland and the Netherlands, Kees Christiaanse and Martina Baum will also present the book in the US. 8 April: Princeton ...

De Monarch I nominated for Gulden Feniks Award 2013

The noninations of the Gulden Feniks Award 2013 have been announced. The jury has nominated a total of 10 projects. De Monarch I is one of the nominated projects in the category ...

First leaves mounted at ceiling of P+R De Uithof

Around 50.000 leaves in the shape of the leaves of a ginko tree will decorate the ceilings of the parking garage. The first leaves have been mounted. Check out the wUithof for ebsite ...

Request for more compact cities

Experts at the Immobilien Forum West yesterday in Innsbruck, Austria, demand more compact cities.The 'future of the inner cities' was the focus of the 5th Real Estate Forum West in ...

Masterplan HafenCity nominated for Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design

The masterplan by KCAP/ASTOC is nominated as one of 10 international projects for prestigious Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design, organised by the Harvard Graduate School of Design in ...

Building progress Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool Rotterdam

Last week, removal of the scaffolding of the extension to the historical school building has started. The new building expands the existing school on a complex inner-city location in Rotterdam's ...

2 page spread about KCAP in Metro Pop magazine Hong Kong

The free Hong Kong magazine Metro Pop has published a 2 page feature about KCAP in the category 'Life Style Architecture'. Click here to view the magazine. To find the article, choose ...

Chinese New Year: KCAP恭祝大家新年快乐 - KCAP wishes a HAPPY NEW YEAR

  On February 10th the Chinese New Year's Day will be celebrated. KCAP wishes everyone a healthy and happy new year!  

Nice video: mounting of logo at new Eindhoven Airport hotel

Two weeks ago the Tulip Inn logo was mounted to the facade of the new Eindhoven Airport hotel. The hotel is estimated to open in the summer of 2013. View the ...

New construction images of De Heelmeesters in Amsterdam

We shared some construction images at the facebook page of De Heelmeesters residential project in Amsterdam. The project is estimated to be completed in the spring of 2013.

Building progress P+R De Uithof

Take a look at the current status of new Park & Ride facilities on Utrecht's campus De Uithof. The building is estimated to be completed in September 2013.

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KCAP wishes everyone a successful, positive and healthy 2013! 2012 has not been an easy year. But we are happy to have ended it well with new projects, several buildings ...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We would like to thank you all ― clients, partners, colleagues and friends ― for your engagement, the fruitful collaborations and challenging discussions we experienced together over the last year. Merry ...

The Red Apple in Archipendium 2013 architecture calendar

The 2013 Archipendium 365 day tear off calendar 'architecture' is released with KCAP's Red Apple on July 24th. Check out the official website.

P+R De Uithof wins Tekla GLOBAL BIM Awards 2012 in category 'concrete'

The 3D design of P+R De Uithof, by Hurks delphi engineering, was awarded with the Tekla GLOBAL BIM Awards 2012 in the category 'concrete'. The design of the park + ...

Vote for the Red Apple for the Rotterdam Architecture Award 2012

KCAP's Red Apple is one of 24 nominated projects in this year's edition of the Rotterdam Architecture Award with as topic 'housing'. Cast your vote here for the audience award!

Perm shortlisted in 2012 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

The city of Perm was shortlisted as one of 15 projects in the 2012 GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR URBAN INNOVATION. The jury received 255 initiatives submitted from 153 cities and ...

Today opening first stores at Killesberg Stuttgart [DE]

The shopping center - now called Killesberghöhe (former Forum K) - is part of the Think K mixed-use development in which KCAP builds three apartment buildings with 24 residential units. ...

New book release: 'Hafencity Hamburg. Das erste Jahrzehnt'

Today, the new book over the first decade of Hafencity Hamburg will be officially launched in Hamburg. 

View pictures of 'Dutch Architecture Panorama'

KCAP joined from November 19 - 23 the Dutch economic trade mission to Brazil. Within the program for the delegates of the disciplines architecture and design a mini symposium at ...

Book release: City as Loft

Today is the Dutch launch of the new release: 'City as Loft', edited by Martina Baum and Kees Christiaanse. 'City as Loft. Adaptive Reuse as a Resource for Sustainable Urban Development' Published ...

P+R De Uithof in the race for the Tekla GLOBAL BIM Awards - vote until November 30th!

After P+R De Uithof was already awarded with the 'Tekla Benelux BIM Award 2012' in the category 'concrete structures', the 3d-model is now in the race for the 'Tekla GLOBAL ...

Construction Noorderhaven Zutphen started November 21st

On November 21st the official start sign for the construction of Noorderhaven Zutphen was given. Within the urban plan of KCAP for the area the first two residential buildings will ...

Article about Kees Christiaanse in Le Moniteur and Bulletin Européen du Moniteur

The European bulletin of French 'Le Moniteur' features an interview with Kees Christiaanse about his view on urban planning and architecture. Click here to view the article (in French). 

Start construction Embankment City Park Perm, Russia

In late September the construction works of the Embankment City Park in Perm, Russia have started. At this moment the asphalt and concrete curbs are deconstructed and the site is ...

Intention agreement Noordelijk Havenhoofd Scheveningen signed

On Monday, November 12, Inntel Hotels and Volker Wessels Vastgoed have signed an intention agreement for the development and realization of a hotel on the Noordelijke Havenhoofd(NHH) in Scheveningen. The ...

KCAP @ 100%Design Shanghai with Dutch Design on the Move exhibition

The travelling exhibition Dutch Design on the Move is presented again - after Beijing Design Week and Guanzhou Kanton Fair - at  100%Design Shanghai, from November 8-10. KCAP is again part ...

FredericiaC awarded with 2012 Excellence on the Waterfront Honor Award

KCAP’s masterplan FredericiaC in Denmark has received an 2012 Excellence on the Waterfront Honor Award in the category ‘plans’. This annual award, organized by the US-based Waterfront Center since 1987, ...

Building progress P+R De Uithof Utrecht

P+R De Uithof's structure has reached the second floor. Start construction was in late August 2011. Delivery is estimated for the summer of 2013.

Building progress De Heelmeesters Amsterdam

Construction of the housing project De Heelmeesters (formerly called Eenhoorn) in Amsterdam is progessing. It has started in the spring of 2011. Completion will be in summer 2013.

KCAP in Grote Rotterdamse Kunstkalender 2013

Hans Werlemann's art work 'Neutrino 2011' of KCAP's Red Apple is included in the Grote Rotterdamse Kunstkalender 2013 and is one of 365 unique art works presented in the second ...

View images of Dutch-Turkish matchmaking workshop in Istanbul

KCAP was selected by Dutch BNA as one of 8 architects to participate a Dutch-Turkish matchmaking workshop in Istanbul. The 2-day session took place October 17 and 18. View here some ...

Perm is a sleeping beauty - an article about the role of the Perm Strategic Masterplan

During the 48th ISOCARP Congress, that took place 10-13 September 2012 in Perm, Han van den Born and Maria Pidodnia gave an interview about the role of KCAP's Strategic Masterplan Perm ...

Highest point extension terminal and new hotel Eindhoven Airport

The extension of the existing terminal building and the new 120 rooms hotel at Eindhoven Airport reach their highest point on Wednesday October 10th. Construction has started in late 2011. ...

Opening sound and art at Nieuwegein's parking garages

On October 3rd the sound and art installations in Nieuwegein's parking garages City Hall and Theatre were officially opened with performances by Spinvis and city poet Ingmar Heytze. Click here to ...

FredericiaC longlisted in WAN AWARDS 2012 Urban Regeneration

The WAN AWARDS Urban Regeneration celebrates and promotes the best in international urban design, landscape & infrastructure projects. In the category of unbuilt projects, KCAP's FredericiaC masterplan is longlisted as ...

NOS Journaal over Dutch contribution to Beijing Design Week

Dutch NOS Journaal of October 3rd reports on the Dutch contribution to 2012 Beijing Design Week, including the 'Dutch Design on the Move' exhibition which showcases the 'Housing with a ...

Start construction Hogekwartier Amersfoort

Today construction of Hogekwartier in Amersfoort officially starts. KCAP Architects&Planners is responsible for the urban plan and is involved as supervisor in the implementation of the plan. Hogekwartier is an ...

Contract signed for KCAP's design for new Ibis hotel in Rotterdam

The contract for the realisation of the new Ibis hotel on Rotterdam's Wijnhaveneiland has been signed by Accor Hotels and J.P. van Eesteren. The ensemble consists of 139 hotelrooms, commercial ...

KCAP at Beijing Design Week

KCAP is one of the Dutch participants of the travelling pop-up exhibition 'Dutch Design on the Move', organised by the Dutch Design Workspace, the DutchDFA and the Embassy of the Kingdom ...

Meet KCAP at Expo Real 2012 in Munich [DE]

The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you between 8th and 10th of October at Holland Property Plaza, stand 320, hall A-2. Special highlight is the lecture of Kees Christiaanse ...

Vote for De Monarch I in John-Jacob-Astor Competition for best real estate project

De Monarch I is one of 42 projects in the John-Jacob-Astor Competition. The John-Jacob-Astor Competition awards the most extraordinary and fascinating contemporary commercial real estate projects completed between 2007-2012, including new and ...

KCAP appointed for Quartier Gare TGV Montepllier [FR]

KCAP Architects&Planners in collaboration with landscape architects ILEX and sustainability advisor Oasiis are selected for the development of the area Quartier Gare TGV.  The commission, chaired by Jean-Pierre Moure, President ...

'Vinex a la carte' article by Frank Werner in S+RO 4 2012

The crisis in the housing market affects Vinex locations to a large extend. At the same time there is a renewed interest in (collective) private commissions. How can urban planners ...

KCAP among selected architects for Dutch-Turkish matchmaking workshop

The metropolis Istanbul grows exponentially. Not only the demand for extension of cities is increasingly urgent, the restructuring of existing urban areas is an urgent challenge. The architecture and construction ...

Interview with Kees Christiaanse in UrbanUrban released

Last week a Russian web-resource UrbanUrban has published an interview with Kees Christiaanse about the implimentation of the Perm Strategic Masterplan and the future of Russian cities. UrbanUrban is a blog about ...

Development plan FredericiaC released

In late August the proposal for the development plan for FredericiaC was released. The plan shows how the development of FredericiaC over the next 20-25 years can create a radical, positive and ...

Studentaccommodation Delft open at Open Monument Day

On September 8th, at 2pm, Irma van Oort will give a short introduction into the design of the student accommodation in Delft. The student accommodation on the campus of the ...

KCAP launches Russian version of www.kcap.eu

KCAP Architects&Planners is happy to announce the launch of the Russian version of our website!After finalizing the Perm Strategic Masterplan and several other projects in Russia, our work in the ...

De Monarch I featured in Dutch magazine De Architect

The current issue of the Dutch monthly magazine De Architect publishes an article about the technical aspects of KCAP's De Monarch I office building in The Hague.  

Article about London Legacy Framework in Dutch daily Volkskrant

The Dutch daily paper Volkskrant talks with Kees Christiaanse about the developments after the Olympic Games in London this summer. Click here for a scan of the article (in Dutch).

Start construction office renovation New Time [FR]

The renovation and extension of the 1970's office building on Ile de la Jatte in Neuilly-sur-Seine has started with taking down the original facade on the back side of the ...

KCAP prequalified as one of 10 top teams for 'New city center for Kiruna' competition [SE]

KCAP as one of 10 international architects' teams is prequalified to develop a new city center for Kiruna in Sweden. The 100 year old city centre is sinking as a result ...

KCAP featured in Dutch Design in China Yearbook 2012

The 2012 edition of the Dutch Design in China Yearbook, initiated by Dutch Design Work Space (DDWS) in Shanghai, features more than 40 top design companies from the Netherlands that ...

KCAP’s masterplan Brazza Nord Bordeaux approved

KCAP’s urban design for the transformation of the Garonne waterfront in Bordeaux-Brazza is finalized and officially approved by Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux, and by Bordeaux’s City Council. The project ...

Kees Christiaanse writes about Shanghai in AM Inspiring Space magazine

Kees Christiaanse was invited to contribute an article in the category 'across the border' to AM Inspiring Space magazine. In his article he writes about Shanghai and the transformation of ...

First wood construction placed at Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool in Rotterdam

This week the wood construction is placed at KCAP's extension to the Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool in Rotterdam. Click here for more information about the project.

BREEAM Excellent certificate for De Monarch I

The Dutch Green Building Council (DGBC) awarded during the Green Forum at Provada on wednesday June 6th the developer Provast with a four star (Excellent) BREEAM-NL Nieuwbouw certificate for the De ...

Model Peter Stuyvesant Building showcased on Provada

KCAP designed for Dutch developer Provast the mixed-use Peter Stuyvesant Building on Rotterdam's Wilhelminapier. The Peter Stuyvesant Building is a mixed-use high-rise development with apartments, offices, restaurants and recreation facilities ...

De Monarch I featured in Dutch magazine Bouwwereld 06-2012

The renovation project De Monarch I in The Hague is featured in Dutch monthly magazine Bouwwereld, edition 06-2012. Click here for the article in Bouwwereld or go to the project.

KCAP Shanghai celebrates 1st anniversary

On Saturday, May 12th it is one year ago that the branch office of KCAP Architects&Planners in Shanghai was officially opened and the Chinese website www.kcap.eu/cn was launched. In this ...

Second phase of the NEO Brussels launched

On Monday 7th May 2012 the local council of the City of Brussels decided to launch the two procurement contracts which constitute the second phase of the NEO project (redevelopment ...

Highest point THINK K Stuttgart, Germany

‘THINK K’ Stuttgart has reached its highest point. The celebration takes place this afternoon in Stuttgart. Construction of the new city quarter on Stuttgart’s Killesberg has started in July 2011 ...

Kees Christiaanse joined NZZ Equity Leadership Dinner Real Estate

In April Kees Christiaanse was invited to join a debate at the NZZ Equity Leadership Dinner Real Estate. The event is one of a series of equity dinners organised by ...

TROUW interviews Kees Christiaanse on his favourite books and interest in literature

Last Saturday, the weekend supplement of Dutch TROUW published an interview with Kees Christiaanse in the colum 'leven & lezen' (living & reading). There Kees talks about his favourite books ...

MONU # 16 released including interview with Kees Christiaanse on Non-Urbansim

Bernd Upmeyer and Beatriz Ramo spoke with Kees Christiaanse about the rural, the non urban, the country side… in the current issue of MONU with the topic 'Non-Urbanism'. Click here ...

KCAP now also on Facebook

KCAP is now also on Facebook. Join us via: www.facebook.com/KCAP.eu

KCAP's ZOwonen headquarters in Sittard completed

KCAP's ZOwonen headquarters in Sittard, in the South of the Netherlands are completed. The new premises of the housing corporation were taken into use in the beginning of March after ...

KCAP at China Sustainable Building Forum & Expo 2012

KCAP as part of a group of Dutch architects active in China joins a stand at the China Sustainable Building Forum & Expo 2012 in Shanghai which is part of ...

KCAP longlisted in WAN 21 for 21 awards

KCAP has been longlisted for the WAN 21 for 21 Award 2012. The award aims to highlight 21 architects who could be the leading lights of architecture in the 21st ...

Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) inaugurated as part of Singapore-ETH Centre of Global Environmental Sustainability

On 16 March, Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and Swiss University ETH Zurich inaugurated the Singapore-ETH Centre for Global Environmental Sustainability (SEC), in the new Campus for Research and Technological ...

KCAP's vision for 'Brussels 2040' exhibited in Brussels

KCAP's vision for 'Brussels 2040' will be exhibited from March 16th to April 15th 2012 in the exhibition ‘Brussels 2040. Three visions for a metropolis.’ KCAP Architects&Planners, together with ARUP, ...

Book launch 'Kees Christiaanse Rotterdam' on March 12th in Rotterdam

On invitation of AetA Society, Kees Christiaanse compiled his findings about Rotterdam in a book. This publication is the third in the FORUM series of AetA, after Amsterdam of Ton Schaap and ...

CAK office building awarded with extra prize in Benelux Aluminium Award

The CAK administration office in The Hague receives the extra prize for 'Roofs and Facades' of the Benelux Aluminium Award 2011. This extra prize is intended for entries with a striking performance or application in the field of ' Facades and Roofs'.The European Aluminium Award is a biennial award for sustainable renovation projects.According to ...

Parking Garage Nieuwegein featured in Stedebouw & Architectuur magazine

The Dutch monthly Stedebouw & Architectuur features within its February issue 'Parking' an interview with Irma van Oort about KCAP's new parking garage in Nieuwegein. Click here for the article in ...

Kees Christiaanse writes column in Chinese Business Herald

Kees Christiaanse was invited to write a column in the Chinese Business Herald. Click here for the article in Chinese. Or click here for the article in English.

NAi received award with 'Housing with a Mission' exhibition

The Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAi) received the 2011 Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture Organizer Committee Special Award for the exhibition 'Housing with a Mission'.  ‘Housing with a Mission’ was ...

Vote for KCAP for the BNA Gebouw van het Jaar 2012 audience award

Cast your vote on KCAP's parking garage in Nieuwegein for the audience award of the BNA Gebouw van het Jaar 2012. Click here to proceed to the voting!

KCAP interviewed as experts for waterfront documentary on Polish TV

Public Polish TV will broadcast a documentary about waterfront developments. The main focus is on the Polish city Gdynia and makes reference to the cities of Hamburg and Rotterdam. A ...

Yesterday official start construction ceremony Eindhoven Airport [NL]

Yesterday, the official ceremony to celebrate the start of the construction of the extension of the existing terminal and the new hotel at Eindhoven Airport took place on site. Construction works ...

KCAP part of prequalified team for 'City In Between' competition Aalborg [DK]

KCAP as part of the multidisciplinary team led by Henning Larsen Architects is one of five prequalified participants in the international competition 'City In Between: Eastern Aalborg, strategy for an ...

CAK office building in The Hague nominated for Benelux Aluminium Award 2011

KCAP's CAK office buiding in The Hague is one of 34 nominated projects for the Benelux Aluminium Award 2011. The winner will be announced on March 6th. Click here for the ...

Dutch Profiles releases film about KCAP

Today, Dutch Profiles: KCAP Architects&Planners has been released. The film portrait is part of the Dutch Profiles series produced by DutchDFA.View the film here.

View KCAP's Shanghai office in film made by DDWS

The Dutch Design Workspace Shanghai (DDWS), where also KCAP Shanghai is located, has released a film with testimonials of all participants. View the film to get an impression of the workspace. ...

Book 'The Red Apple and Wijnhaveneiland'

Book 'The Red Apple and Wijnhaveneiland' sold out but available on google books. Click here.

KCAP participant in Gare Nouvelle competition Montpellier [F]

KCAP is one of 3 participants, next to Christian de Portzamparc and Daniel Liebeskind, for the development of a new urban district around a new highspeed station in Montpellier on a ...

Design for urban transformation riverbank Bordeaux validated

On Thursday, January 19th, Kees Christiaanse presented KCAP's design for the urban transformation of the riverbank Bordeaux to Alain Juppé, mayor of Bordeaux and French Minister of Foreign Affairs, who validated ...

Kees Christiaanse interviewed in NZZ FOLIO about urban agglomerations in Switzerland

The edition 01/12 of FOLIO, the magazine of the Swiss daily Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), analyses the tendencies of urban agglomerations in Switzerland and the quality of those developments. Kees ...