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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 ...