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 ...