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.

KCAP 2013

KCAP 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 ...