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 ...