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22-12-2017

Design research Built Water presented

The Rotterdam Climate is changing. In the future we will be dealing with more intensive periods of precipitation and drought. If we do not anticipate, this will lead to more ...

Worth to mention: STROOM. A building as a model for sustainable and healthy urbanisation in Utrecht's station area. It is the answer of the HINES / MRP Development consortium on ...

KCAP designs the area development plan for the an inner-city location of more than 4 ha in the new district of Merwede in Utrecht that has been acquired by developers ...

On Thursday, November 30th, Kees Christiaanse received the ARC17 Oeuvre Award during the official award ceremony in Amsterdam. The ARC17 Oeuvre Award is annually awarded to a person who makes ...

Official opening of ‘Het Plein van Leiden’ as new urban heart of Leiden Noord

On Friday, November 24th, ‘Het Plein van Leiden’ has officially been opened. Het Plein is the new urban heart of Leiden Noord. With a renewed public space and located at ...

Kees Christiaanse, founder and partner of KCAP, is the winner of the ARC17 Oeuvre Award. The jury praises his work, his idiosyncratic vision of the city and his way of ...

KCAP and OSLO win competition for residential tower in Strasbourg, France

KCAP, in collaboration with OSLO Architectes, has won the first prize in the architectural design competition for a residential tower in Strasbourg, France. This was announced by the mayor of ...

Wijnhaveneiland as an example for densification in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is facing the challenge to add 50.000 new homes by 2025. To preserve valuable landscape, the only solution is to densify within the city and industrial area's. As one ...

Complex Housing: De Opgang Amsterdam

KCAP's De Opgang, comprising of a program of 79 apartments, a church and daycare facilities, is one of eight projects selected for publication 'Complex Housing' (Routledge, USA), which introduces an ...

Starting today, the redevelopment plan that KCAP has developed together with Wonam, ZUS, Manuelle Gautrand Architects and Arup is exhibited for the public. ‘Luchtplaats’ is one of the five submitted ...

How to manage a science park in such a way that its vision and strategy are considered an inspiring and recognised path, that actually guides the development of your innovation ...

Meet KCAP at Expo Real - Holland Property Plaza hall A2, stand 320

The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you at Holland Property Plaza, stand 320, hall A-2. Will you join this year’s Expo Real and would you like to make an ...

"The Noise Landscape“ by Kees Christiaanse, Benedikt Boucsein, Eirini Kasioumi and Christian Salewski, has just been released with nai010 publishers. Through extensive documentation, maps and infographics, the book investigates the ...

The construction of the first phase of Vasilievsky Island development in St. Petersburg is started in July 2017, as planned. KCAP+ORANGE, in cooperation with local architects A-Len have designed block ...

Kees Christiaanse: Rotterdam Central District as driving force

Against the background of the exhibition "Train and the City", KCAP and OMI organize a special event around Rotterdam Central District on Tuesday 5 September. You are cordially invited to ...

Rotterdam, 28 August 2017 - The Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has unveiled the masterplan for Jurong Lake District in Singapore, the city’s future second Central Business District. The masterplan ...

Due to its success the exhibition Train and the City, which is presented at OMI Rotterdam, is prolonged. Until Sunday 10 September, visitors have the opportunity to explore a selection ...

A special event alongside the exhibition «Train and the City» with Ute Schneider, Elma van Boxel (ZUS), Bert Dirrix (Spoorbouwmeester, Diederendirrix architectuur & stedenbouw) and Mark Pimlott (TU Delft), moderator Chris ...

During the Rotterdam Architecture Month in June 2017, KCAP Architects&Planners and OMI present «Train and the City», a travelling exhibition of KCAP’s station related projects. With OMI being located in ...

KCAP is pleased to welcome you at Transformatieplein, Provada 2017

KCAP is known for the development of sustainable urban living environments with buildings and public spaces that enliven and renew the city. In our concepts we combine our expertise of ...

Ute Schneider is one of the speakers of the annual Holland Property Plaza symposium that will take place May 15th in Utrecht. This year’s theme is 'Urbanisation', a challenging subject ...

Today, KCAP presented its results for a densification study for Rotterdam's inner city. Together with IMd, Fakton and architectural historian Wijnand Galema, KCAP has given an impetus to the research location ‘GGD’, ...

Since the birth of railway transport, cities have developed rapidly around their stations and continue to do so. Today, the arrival of high speed trains and the improvement of transportation, ...

Yesterday, KCAP presented the development vision for the Patrick-Henry-Village (PHV) in Heidelberg, Germany. PHV is the largest conversion area in Heidelberg, set to become a model for the ‚knowledge city ...

Looking for an internship? Meet KCAP at BAU - Business at University, March 29th, TU Delft

KCAP will be joining BAU - Business at University, on March, 29th at the faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment from the Delft University of Technology. Are you looking for ...

KCAP commissioned for block 4 Noorderhaven Zutphen

KCAP, in cooperation with ZECC Architecten, is comissioned by developer Heijmans for the architectural infill of plot 4 within KCAP's urban plan for Noorderhaven Zutphen. The block comprises of about ...

The city is reinventing itself - where does real estate go?

Kees Christiaanse is one of the keynote speakers at the annual real estate symposium in Baden, Switzerland on March 28th. With the title "Die Stadt erfindet sich neu - Immobilien ...

Ute Schneider jruy member and keynote at opening Europan 14 Austria, 22 March in Graz

Ute Schneider is one of the international jury members of Europan 14 Austria. On March 22nd, the competition will be officially launched with an opening event at the Haus der ...

Densification? Better management please!

The compact city as the solution for urban growth? At best, this can only be part of the solution, say Kees Christiaanse and BPD CEO Walter de Boer. Both believe there ...

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KCAP Architects&Planners has won the international design competition to redevelop ‘Sewoon District #4’ area in Seoul, Korea into a sustainable mixed-use area combining urban manufacturing and respecting its cultural heritage. ...

Invitation MIPIM sessions: 'Building for Sharing' and 'Mix to the Max', Tuesday 14th of March

On Tuesday, 14th of March, Irma van Oort will be presenting in two sessions at MIPIM to which we cordially invite you: The New Deal - Building for Sharing The potential of ...

KCAP Architects&Planners would like to meet you at MIPIM 2017 in Cannes! The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you between 14th and 16th of March at Holland Metropole, stand ...

KCAP in team with Hines and MRP Development is among four selected parties to elaborate their plans for the ‘Healthy Urban Quarter’ in Utrecht’s station area: a new building based ...

China-lecture by Ruurd Gietema at TU Delft

On Thursday, February 16th, Ruurd Gietema will give a lecture about KCAP's experiences with working in China at TU Delft. The lecture is meant as preparation for the STYLOS travel ...

KCAP and multi-disciplinary team selected to develop masterplan Jurong Lake District Singapore

Today, the Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has appointed KCAP Architects&Planners, leading a multi-disciplinary team consisting of SAA Architects, Arup, S333 and Lekker, as winning consultant for the development of ...

The content of KCAP's exhibition «Train and the City» is subject of a podium discussion that will be organised February 3rd at at Architekturforum Zurich. Together with the experts, the ...

Today, China celebrates the start of the new year. KCAP wishes everyone a Happy New Year of the Rooster!

A new partnership between eight Dutch design, consulting and engineering firms plus an investor are offering initiators of innovation areas their support. The new initiative is named ‘Innovation Area Development ...

KCAP designs The Student Hotel Delft

The Student Hotel group will open its first hotel in the university town Delft. The Student Hotel Delft will be realised on a central spot at Delft Central Station and ...

KCAP Architects&Planners, in collaboration with Vienna offices Baumschlager Hutter Partners and YEWO LANDSCAPES, has won the international urban design competition for the future development of the former shipyard area ‘Werftareal ...

An intimate living atmosphere within informal inner areas, a wayward skyline and a diverse program; this is the essence of the concept that KCAP together with Bouwinvest, Era Contour and ...

Recently KCAP presented its design for The Gustav; a high quality residential building situated at the Zuidas in Amsterdam, a prime development location south of the city center and in ...