Urban district Future-proof Defense system

A new future-proof flood defense system for Nijmegen and its surroundings

Waalkwartier sits on a unique site in the Netherlands in Nijmegen, marked by a deep historical stratification going back to its past as a Roman city. The current reimagining of Waalkwartier opens it to a new range of users while offering to meet an ever-present challenge facing many Dutch communities. Designed as an urban flood protection landform, the project sensitively responds to its rich historical context through the design of distinctive public open spaces that allow for the cultivation of new possibilities.

The redevelopment of large portions of the Honig Factory will create a new mixed-use urban district on the Waal River with 775 residential units, commercial spaces, cultural facili...

  • Ontwikkelingsbedrijf Waalfront Nijmegen (Municipality of Nijmegen and BPD)
  • 2017 - Ongoing
  • Ongoing
  • 9 ha Urban development for living, working and recreation with 775 homes, 10.000 m2 of commercial and cultural facilities, 900 parking spaces, a city park and various public spaces
  • Urban Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Municipality of Nijmegen
  • Waterschap Rivierenland
  • Buro Boot
  • Keper Infra Advies