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 ...