Knowledge sharing by KCAP in China

As an associate partner at KCAP, Ya-Hsin Chen from our Shanghai office has been invited to three high-ranked events in Mainland China to share her knowledge regarding water-related and climate-adaptive ...

Köln-Kreuzfeld, team led by KCAP chosen for the second round

We are happy to share that our team consisting of KCAP (Zurich), Realace (Berlin), Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl (Überlingen), Fugmann Janotta und Partner (Berlin) and Happold Ingenieurbüro (Berlin) has made it to ...

KCAP involved in defining the French housing quality reference system

We are proud that KCAP has been involved in the research to redefine the reference framework for housing in France, sharing our expertise in that sector to improve the overall ...

European Quarter’s Building 17 in Tyumen wins BREEAM Awards

European Quarter’s Building 17 in Tyumen, Siberia, Russia, designed by KCAP for real estate developer Brusnika as part of our masterplan from 2014 for this new neighbourhood, has won the ...

Design update Sewoon Grounds in Seoul

KCAP updated the design for the Sewoon Grounds project in Seoul, South Korea. The redevelopment project aims to transform Sewoon District #4 into a sustainable mixed-use area including offices, retail, ...

Stationspostgebouw The Hague has been opened

Today, The Hague’s historical Stationspostgebouw was officially opened by Mayor Jan van Zanen after restoration by KCAP and interior design by Kraaijvanger Architects. The national monument welcomes Dutch mail service provider PostNL ...

Shenzhen’s East Coast is nearing the next step of completion

East Dike, our redevelopment of Dapeng’s coastline is nearing the next step of completion. Three water smart landscapes at Changhu, Yangmeikeng Lagoon and Pengcheng are all but finished and will ...

Start construction for Carolinelunden

The next phase within our development plan for Kanalbyen in Fredericia. Last week the shovel hit the ground for the first 143 homes between the canal and the new park ...

New Photos of 2Amsterdam at Amsterdam Zuidas

Some great photos of our 2Amsterdam project at Amsterdam Zuidas captured by Topview Luchtfotografie.These originally mono-functional twins have undergone a significant intervention to meet the BREEAM Excellent standards. The buildings give room to public lobbies, flexible workspaces, ...

KCAP designs OKU House in Fashion District Amsterdam-West

OKU House, designed by KCAP for real estate developer Boelens de Gruyter, is part of KCAP's urban plan for the area Koningin-Wilhelminaplein Noord in Amsterdam-West. It offers 324 rental apartments ...

Anouk Kuitenbrouwer on Hochparterre about strategies for adaptive cities

As the spatial concept for Switzerland is turning ten years old, it is time to revise this agreement on the shape and future of the country. To this end, Hochparterre ...

Ya-Hsin Chen at ULI China Mainland Panel Discussion

Great lectures yesterday at the ULI China! Ya-Hsin Chen (associate partner KCAP) was invited to participate in the event "Precise Urban Design Helps Urban Renewal in China" to speak (together ...

East Dike is Architizer A+Awards Jury Winner!

We are proud to announce that East Dike Shenzhen has been selected for the 2021 Architizer A+Awards in the Architecture +Water category. Together with Felixx our project presents a ‘Triple dike strategy’ to make Shenzhen's East coast ‘typhoon-proof'. The multifaceted dike system allows for an ...

Luxembourg in Transition, radical pragmatism

KCAP with Arup and Philippe Cabane was one of the six multidisciplinary teams selected out of eleven to participate in the second phase of the international consultation Luxembourg in Transition ...

Preview of our realized project Punt Sniep in Diemen!

The residential project Punt Sniep in Diemen is ready to welcome its new residents. The new neighbourhood designed by KCAP on a peninsula in Diemen, a city in the agglomeration of Amsterdam, ...

Irma van Oort on high-rise. How to create collectivity?

Irma van Oort, partner and architect at KCAP, explains in a conversation with Vastgoedjournaal the challenges of high-rise. She knows very well that a project is only successful if people ...

Team led by KCAP pre-qualified for Keflavik Airport Area Masterplan, Iceland!

We are happy to announce that the team led by KCAP with Felixx, Buro Happold, MIC, Buck Consultants, WSP, Amberg Loglay, VSÓ, Maurits Schaafsma and Base Design has qualified for ...

Team led by KCAP for the new district Köln-Kreuzfeld

A multidisciplinary team led by KCAP is one of the six competitors in the Competitive Dialogue “Land Stadt +feld”, to design the new district "Köln-Kreuzfeld" in the borough of Chorweiler ...

Cast your vote for East Dike in Architizers Best Building and Spaces of the Year Award!

Architizer is celebrating "the year's best buildings and spaces," and our 'Triple Dike Strategy' for East Dike has been shortlisted for the prestigious award in the category Architecture + Water! Together with Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners, we ...

Entering next stage of the National Museums Liverpool’s Waterfront Transformation

We’re thrilled to part of the Arup Landscape Architecture led team selected to enter the next stage of the National Museums Liverpool’s Liverpool Waterfront Transformation. We are very passionate about making ...

Masterplan Hogekwartier Amersfoort a step closer to completion!

The city entrance of Amersfoort is being transformed into a green boulevard with remarkable building ensembles alongside. The development plan by KCAP already radically improved the post-war neighborhoods by connecting them ...

Europaallee in Zurich, an article on NZZ

In the last twelve years, Europaallee the station area of Zürich has undergone an urban transformation from an isolated site into a lively city district. KCAP is responsible for the urban design of the ...

Edward Schuurmans chairing the 43rd BNA Kubus Award

Edward Schuurmans, a partner at KCAP, is chairing the 43rd BNA Kubus Award in his function as a board member of the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects, BNA. Since 1965, the ...

Construction begins for The Reef at King’s Dock in Singapore

The construction works have started in Singapore for The Reef at King's Dock, a residential development in Keppel Bay/HarbourFront district. The project proposes an urban village with 429 apartments in ...

First steps in the development of Valkenhorst in Katwijk!

Last week, BPD Gebiedsontwikkeling and the municipality of Katwijk signed a cooperation agreement to develop 700 houses. KCAP designs the urban plan for the so-called Limesbuurt. It will be one of the first neighbourhoods within ...

Winner Slovakian OFFICE OF THE YEAR award announced

OFFICE ROKA organised the 5th edition of the Slovakian OFFICE OF THE YEAR award. There were thirty companies involved and twelve finalists. Jeroen Dirckx, partner at KCAP and working in ...

Book about Europaallee - Europaallee: Gemisch, Gefüge, 76 Ginkgos

Europaallee, based on KCAP's urban design work, is a new district right next to Zurich's central railway station. All started in 2003 thanks to Swiss railway operator SBB who regularly ...

Aeschbachquartier Aarau, the development continues

Since 2011, KCAP accompanies the urban development of the Aeschbachquartier Aarau for Mobimo Management AG. The former industrial area Torfeld Süd, one of the crucial brownfield sites in the canton ...

Die Musketiere, project for the station area Erlenbach, Switzerland

Erlenbach is a municipality on the right shore of the Zurich Lake in Switzerland. The municipality, together with SBB Real Estate want to upgrade the station area, with the central ...

Kade Noord in Zutphen by KCAP and Zecc Architecten welcomes the first residents

The residential urban block ‘Kade Noord’ in Zutphen, designed by the architecture offices KCAP and Zecc Architecten for Heijmans Vastgoed, has been completed. The design of Kade Noord for 134 ...

Rotterdam Rooftop Days. Irma van Oort on urban positioning of high-rise buildings

There have been several expert events in preparation for the Rotterdam Rooftop Days (Rotterdamse Dakendagen) that will take place 4-6 June. Irma van Oort, architect and partner at KCAP, has ...

Inntel Hotels Den Haag Marina Beach by KCAP opens its doors

The 4-star Inntel Hotels Den Haag Marina Beach designed by KCAP is now open. The iconic building located at the tip of the boulevard of Scheveningen, the famous seaside district ...

East Dike wins third prize at Rethinking The Future

Very proud that our Triple-Dike project in Shenzhen (CN) won third prize at Rethinking The Future 2021!Team KCAP+Felixx developed a new dike typology considering the local and social context of the existing ...

Design of New Istropolis Bratislava by KCAP and CITYFÖRSTER is progressing

After the public project presentation earlier this month, KCAP and CITYFÖRSTER enter a new phase of designing the new cultural district for Bratislava, Slovakia with particular attention to a new creative ...

Ya-Hsin Chen speaks at Waterfront Symposium

Organized by magazines Landscape and The Planners, the International Symposium on Waterfront Planning and Landscape Design, held in Shenzhen, China on 16-17 April, focused on innovative ecology strategies functionality and ...

KCAP designs Kavel 5 in Gouda's station area for ABC Vastgoed

KCAP for ABC Vastgoed is designing a new mixed-use building at the rail station of Gouda. The architecture in close dialogue with its surroundings presents a public plinth that activates ...

Connecting neighbourhoods, Negrellisteg in Zurich

Happy to see a new addition that implements our urban vision for Europaallee in Zurich! A new and iconic pedestrian overpass crossing the track field near Zurich's main railway station ...

Ute Schneider appointed Professor of Urban Design at TU Vienna

Ute Schneider, partner, architect and urban designer at KCAP, has been appointed as University Professor of Urban Design at the Vienna University of Technology. She is assigned to the Institute ...

Development Vision Fellenoord/Internationale Knoop XL Eindhoven approved

The Development Vision Fellenoord/Internationale Knoop XL has been adopted unanimously by the Eindhoven City Council and approved for further development. KCAP designs and manages for and in cooperation with the ...

KCAP designs Block 8 for Merwede Utrecht

KCAP designs in commission of developers Synchroon and AM a multifunctional building ensemble within the Merwedekanaalzone development in Utrecht. The urban plan by BURA urbanism transforms the former industrial area ...

KCAP shortlisted for dike and shoreline improvement, Qiantang River, Hangzhou

Together with Lay-Out Planning Consultant and Power China Huadong Engineering, KCAP has been selected as one of the five shortlisted teams in the international competition for the Upgrading and Reconstruction ...

Irma van Oort in the publication Hoogbouw in Nederland 2020

Irma van Oort, partner, and architect at KCAP, has been published in “Hoogbouw in Nederland 2020”, a publication dedicated to high-rise buildings in the Netherlands 2020, edited by Stichting Hoogbouw, the ...

RWTH Aachen article on the urban development project Hafner

Lukas Esper, urban planner for the city of Constance and heading the project „Hafner Development“ and Yoo Na Ho, associate partner at KCAP Architects&Planners in the lead of the urban ...

Cast your vote for Hogekwartier and Science Park in the SKG audience award!

Our projects Hogekwartier in Amersfoort commissioned by De Alliantie and Science Park Amsterdam, a masterplan we developed in collaboration with Karres en Brands Landscape Architecture and Urbanism, are nominated for ...

Aeschbachquartier Aarau first DGNB Gold certified neighbourhood

The Aeschbachquartier Aarau by KCAP is the first Swiss neighbourhood to be awarded the DGNB Gold certificate! The project completed in 2020 is a sustainable, mixed use quarter in Aarau ...

KCAP wishes all a prosperous Lunar New Year

It is Lunar New Year today, starting the year of the Ox. The Ox is said to bring us career advancement, success in business, prosperity, and wellness for all zodiac ...

Construction update for the newly developed Overhoeks area

The Overhoeks area along the river IJ in Amsterdam North is being transformed into a varied area for living & working. A completely new city district for Amsterdam. KCAP is ...

Brabantbad residential towers bring new life to Prins Hendrikpark in 's-Hertogenbosch

Brabantbad, an ensemble of three residential towers designed by KCAP, brings new life to the site of the former Brabantbad in 's-Hertogenbosch. The slender volumes with their round shape and ...

KCAP designs ensemble Cluster 6 in Amsterdam South-East

Commissioned by developer Synchroon, KCAP designs an urban ensemble in the area Cluster 6 in Amsterdam Zuidoost. At this central location in the Bijlmer, the project marks the transition between ...

KCAP with Arup and Philippe Cabane enter the second stage for Luxembourg in Transition

KCAP with Arup and Philippe Cabane is one of the six multidisciplinary teams selected out of eleven to participate in the second phase of the international consultation Luxembourg in Transition ...

Edward Schuurmans new board member of BNA

Edward Schuurmans, partner at KCAP, has been appointed as member of the national BNA board. The Royal Institute of Dutch Architects unites and represents almost 1100 Dutch architectural firms.  In an interview together with his predecessor Maarten Polkamp, Edward Schuurmans shares ...

Shortlisted for Zijin Mountain and XuanWu Lake Urban Design Nanjing

Together with Suyi Design and Urban Planning Institute of Nanjing University, KCAP has been selected as one of five shortlisted teams out of 40 for the international competition of Zijin ...

Irma van Oort at the third episode of Manifest TV

Irma van Oort, architect and partner at KCAP, has been part of De Architect Manifest TV's third episode on January 28th. In the Manifest book, launched late 2020, to celebrate ...

The Twins top out in Overhoeks Amsterdam

KCAP is happy to share the video made by client OCO (Ontwikkelcombinatie Overhoeks, Amvest) of the topping-out ceremony of The Twins. The residential ensemble is part of Overhoeks, an area ...

KCAP with Lützow 7 selected for 2nd competition phase for the redevelopment of former freight yard in Duisburg

The site Am Alten Güterbahnhof in Duisburg, Germany, is an area of 30 hectares, formerly used as a freight yard, directly south of the main railway station. It is a ...

KCAP designed The Reef at King’s Dock in Singapore

The Reef at King's Dock in Singapore that KCAP has been elaborating on since 2018 for joint venture Keppel Land / Mapletree in Singapore is now ready for sales. The ...

Finalists for the Stockholm Central Station redevelopment

The team KCAP + Neutelings Riedijk Architects + Arcadis + Ahrbom & Partner + Landskapslaget + Iterio has been selected as one of four finalists in the international tender to ...

Residential ensemble The Gustav in Amsterdam’s Zuidas area completed

The Gustav, a residential ensemble of two individual buildings with various housing types for young professionals and starters, is completed. The project, designed by KCAP in commission of Zuidschans CV, ...

Team KCAP with Barcode Architects and Lodewijk Baljon landschapsarchitecten design De Waalhoven Nijmegen for VanWonen/BPD

KCAP Architects&Planners with Barcode Architects and Lodewijk Baljon landschapsarchitecten have created the urban vision De Waalhoven for the dike zone in Nijmegen Noord, The Netherlands. In consortium with the developers ...

KCAP wishes you a Happy New Year

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