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Merry Christmas and a happy New Year

Your KCAP team would like to thank you for the fruitful and exciting collaborations and wishes you a Merry Christmas and a rich and prosperous New Year! We’re looking forward ...

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De Monarch I in Archipendium architecture calendar 2014

This year again a project of KCAP has been included in the Archipendium calendar which shows 365 international examples of recent architecture. De Monarch I is included on January 31st. Click ...

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Ute Schneider joined symposium of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Berlin

Ute Schneider was one of the speakers at the symposium 'Berlin: Die Zukunft der Stadtmitte' on December 5, organised by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Berlin. Other speakers were Prof. Dr. Kurt ...

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ArchitectuurNL interview with Han van den Born about living in the Red Apple

ArchitectuurNL #07 interviewed Han van den Born about living in the Red Apple in the monthly column about an architect's home. Click here for the article (in Dutch).

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KCAP participant of BNA workshop in Germany

KCAP is selected as one of 7 Dutch participants to join a matchmaking workshop with 7 German participants in Frankfurt, Germany. The architects will work together with clients and stakeholders ...

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KCAP within team Architecten Cie. selected for Serp & Molot competition Moscow

KCAP is part of the consortium led by De Architecten Cie. which has been selected as one of 5 international competitors for the Serp & Molot (hammer and sickle) competition in ...

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De Heelmeesters on TV

Amsterdam's local TV channel AT5 broadcasted in their series 'Aanbouw' (under construction) a documentary about the developments in Amsterdam's Eenhoorngebied. One of which, just recently delivered, is KCAP's housing ensemble ...

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HafenCity Hamburg wins ULI 2013 Global Awards for Excellence

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has selected winners in the 35th annual ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. The ...

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Lecture KCAP during Days of Architecture St. Petersburg

From November 23-25, St. Petersburg will host the 'Days of Architecture' as activity within the bilateral Holland-Russia year. The event is closely related to the current exhibition 'Architecture in the ...

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Han van den Born speaker at PROUrban conference St. Petersburg 25 November

The State Hermitage Museum will host the PROUrban Forum in St. Petersburg. Its themes are urban development, planning and architecture in historical cities. The conference is included into the official agenda of ...

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Cooperation contract Noordelijk Havenhoofd signed

The municipality of The Hague, entrepreneurs of the ‘viscluster’ of Noordelijk Havenhoofd (Northern Pier) and developer VolkerWessels Vastgoed have confirmed their cooperation for the redevelopment of Noordelijk Havenhoofd in a ...

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Presentation NEO Brussels to king Filip and queen Mathilde of Belgium

Last week, king Filip and queen Mathilde of Belgium made their joyous entry in Brussels. After a reception in the Brussel's Parliament they went to the main market (Grote Markt) ...

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'Because we need visions' article by Kees Christiaanse in TRANS 23

In his article 'Because we need visions' (Weil wir Visionen brauchen) Kees Christiaanse talks about his visions in urban design. Click here for the article (in German).

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Highest point ibis hotel and Dock21 at Wijnhaven Rotterdam

The construction of the new ibis hotel and Dock21 apartment building at Wijnhaveneiland, next to the Red Apple has reached its highest point. Yesterday, the official ceremony was celebrated. Completion of ...

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New film: Discover how life in the first stages of the new district of FredericiaC can be lived

A new film has been launched by Realdania that invites to discover how life in the first stages of the new district of FredericiaC can be lived. View the film on youtube.

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Team KCAP selected for International Financial District competition in Moscow

KCAP as lead of a multidiscipinary consortium has been selected as one of 8 international participants for the competition for the International Financial Center in Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye. The IFC is a 460 ...

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Presentation Floating Park Rotterdam at Aquatech during International Water Week Amsterdam

KCAP together with project partners Emergo and RHDHV are invited to present our shared project Floating Park Rotterdam at the stand of TAUW at the Aquatech fair during the International Water Week IWW ...

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Selling Center of VankePark Shanghai opened

Recently, the Selling Center of the VankePark project in Shanghai was opened. This building is the first of in total 32 buildings, all designed by KCAP Architects&Planners. The construction of ...

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Han van den Born expert in mini symposium about mobility hubs, transferia and P+R facilities

Han van den Born will be one of the experts in a mini symposium about mobility hubs, transferia and P+R facilities. Date: 1 November 2013 Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Location: Science ...

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Start construction Farelcollege Ridderkerk

On October 25, the construction of Farelcollege Ridderkerk has officially started. Alderman Den Ouden has performed the first stone ceremony. The extension of the school complex comprises of 1.700 m2 ...

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Choreographing [urban] space

KCAP Zurich together with Blue Architects hosted on October 18th the first salon event 'Choreographing [urban] space', an open discussion event about the collective space and its activation beyond functionality. Speakers ...

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Lecture Kees Christiaanse at Yonsei University Seoul, October 24th

Kees Christiaanse is invited to give a public lecture at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. The lecture will hightlight the topic 'Open City'. Date: Thursday, October 24thTime: 5:00 - 7:00 ...

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Han van den Born in debate: Russia in Dutch Architecture, 22 October, Rotterdam

On Tuesday, October 22nd, Han van den Born is one of the panel members in the debate Russia in Dutch Architecture in Het Nieuwe Instituut (former NAi) about the relationship between ...

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Interview Kees Christiaanse in book 'megastructure Schiphol'

Recently, the book 'megastructure Schiphol' has been released. It contains an interview with Kees Christiaanse in his role as supervisor architecture and urbanism for Schiphol 2008 - 2013. Click here for ...

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Lecture KCAP during Brussels A.WEEK, October 14th

Jeroen Dirckx will be one of the speakers in the lecture marathon of Brussels' first A.WEEK (Architecture Week). Date: October 14thTime: 7 - 9 pmLocation: Pavillon A.WEEK, Ravensteinstraat, 1000 Brussel ...

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October 8 at Expo Real, 2 pm Holland Property Plaza: presentation Noordelijk Havenhoofd Scheveningen

Today at Expo Real, Irma van Oort will give a presentation about the redevelopment project of the Northern pier in Scheveningen 'Noordelijk Havenhoofd'. You are welcome to join: Holland Property Plaza, hall 2, stand ...

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October 8 at Expo Real, 4 pm Holland Property Plaza: presentation Urban Transformation

Today, Frank Werner will give a lecture about 'Urban Transformation'. You are welcome to join: Holland Property Plaza, hall 2, stand 320, 4 pm

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October 7th at Expo Real, 4pm Holland Property Plaza: lecture 'Mobility and Spaces of Transition'

Today, Ute Schneider will give a lecture about 'Mobility and Spaces of Transition'. You are welcome to join: Holland Property Plaza, hall 2, stand 320, 4 pm

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KCAP at Expo Real: Holland Property Plaza, hall 2, stand 320

KCAP Architects&Planners would like to meet you at Expo Real 2013 in Munich! The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you between 7th and 9th of October at Holland Property ...

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Today opening De Heelmeesters Amsterdam

Today, the housing project De Heelmeesters will be officially opened. The ensemble is part of the redevelopment of the Eenhoorn area in the East of Amsterdam. De Heelmeesters offers 178 ...

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Meet KCAP at Expo Real in Munich at Holland Property Plaza, hall 2 stand 320

KCAP Architects&Planners would like to meet you at Expo Real 2013 in Munich! The team of KCAP is pleased to welcome you between 7th and 9th of October at Holland Property ...

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KCAP and studioSK realise P+R De Uithof in Utrecht

Monday, September 30th is the opening of P+R De Uithof is Utrecht. The parking garage is located in the East of the city and in close proximity to the highway ...

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Presentation NEO Brussels at urban planning congres in Belgium

Frank Werner presents KCAP's NEO Brussels project at the Belgium congres 'Stedenbouw en Ruintelijke Ordening' (urbanism and spatial planning) in Brussels on September 26th.   Click here for more information about ...

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Opening tunnel and viaduct Hogeweg Amersfoort

On September 25th, the new viaduct and tunnel along Hogeweg in Amersfoort have been officially opened. The tunnel is an important element in the urban redevelopment of Hogeweg area since ...

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Tomorrow official opening of Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool

Tomorrow, September 20th, the extension of the Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool in Rotterdam will be officially opened. With the extension of one of the formerly two school locations, all facilities can ...

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Today in Dutch daily AD: reopening of Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool

Today in Dutch daily AD (Algemeen Dagblad) an article about KCAP's Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool. Click here to view the article (in Dutch)

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Kees Chrstiaanse to speak at World Economic Forum Dalian, China

Kees Christiaanse, together with Ma Yansong, MAD Architects, China and Wolf D. Prix, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Austria will join a panel on September 13 during the 3 day World Economic Forum in ...

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Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool completed

The extension of the Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool in Rotterdam is completed. With the extension of one of the formerly two school locations, all facilities can be united again and help ...

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Han van den Born joins panel at PROEstate conference Moscow, September 9

PROEstate is a yearly 3-day multiformat forum combining a diverse conference program, exhibition, site visits and networking events. Han van den Born is invited to join one of the panel ...

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18 September at Piekstraat Rotterdam 'Local forces: sustainable city development new style'

KCAP Architects&Planners, New Industry Development, Hunter Douglas and IMD Raadgevende ingenieurs have - apart from the fact that we are all located at Piekstraat Rotterdam - one thing in common: ...

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Kees Christiaanse's lecture at reSITE Prague now online available

In June 2013, Kees Christiaanse was one of the keynote speakers at reSITE conference in Prague. Click here to view his lecture online.

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Close to completion: Selling Centre of China Media Park Qindao [CN]

The Selling Centre of the China Media Park in Qindao is almost completed.The centre is the first building within KCAP’s 30 ha masterplan in Qindao’s Chenyang district. With its core ...

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Eindhoven Airport terminal extension and hotel published in Dutch daily Volkskrant

The Dutch national daily De Volkskrant published last Saturday a full page article about KCAP De Bever's Eindhoven Airport terminal and hotel design. Click here for the article (in Dutch).

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KCAP selected for Masterplan Development at Dublin Airport

KCAP together with an international expert team has been selected to develop a masterplan underpinning the planning and development of a 70 ha site, centrally located adjacent to Terminal 2 ...

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Kees Christiaanse supervisor Schiphol Airport 2008 – 2013

Kees Christiaanse is looking back on five years supervision for Schiphol Airport. In 2008, he was appointed as the supervisor for architecture and urban design, succeeding Prof. Hubert-Jan Henket. In ...

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Redevelopment Noordelijk Havenhoofd Scheveningen presented

Today, the plans for the redevelopment of the Noordelijk Havenhoofd in Scheveningen are presented by VolkerWessels Vastgoed and entrepreneurs united in Scheveningen Viscluster. The urban vision by KCAP Architects&Planners and ...

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Jakarta Vertical Kampung - Beyond social housing

Jakarta Vertical Kampung is an event focusing on the creative design exploration of the ‘Vertical Kampung’ concept for Jakarta. The full event is running from June 25 to July 14 ...

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Dutch minister Blok opens student accommodation De Vries van Heijstplantsoen Delft

The student accommodation De Vries van Heijstplantsoen will be officially opened on Tuesday, June 25, by Dutch minister Blok. The student accommodation is located in the university quarter of the Delft ...

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KCAP De Bever realise terminal extension and hotel at Eindhoven Airport

The extension of the terminal of Eindhoven Airport and the new hotel Tulip Inn Eindhoven Airport, both designed by KCAP Architects&Planners and De Bever Architecten, are officially opened today. KCAP ...

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Kees Christiaanse in talkshow 24Hofpoort during Rotterdam Day of Architecture

Next weekend, June 22 and 23, major cities in the Netherlands invite for the Day of Architecture with this years topic: 24 hours architecture!  Rotterdam holds the Day of Architecture ...

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Essay by Kees Christiaanse in De Architect June 2013: station areas

Kees Christiaanse contributes to the current issue of Dutch monthly De Architect about station areas with his essay: 'Europe by train' (Europa per spoor).De Architect: 'In his article Kees Christiaanse ...

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Kees Christiaanse keynote speaker at reSITE conference Prague June 20 and 21

reSITE is a two day festival and conference in Prague which aims to elaborate the question of modernizing the metropolis. Kees Christiaanse is one of the experts to approach this ...

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Today opening of renovation Motorwal and Ketelmakerij in Amsterdam Noord

Today the renovated housing ensemble Motorwal and Ketelmakerij in Amsterdam Noord will be officially opened. KCAP is responsible for the renovation of the buildings built in 1987 by OMA. Kees ...

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Film P+R De Uithof

Tekla has posted a film about P+R De Uithof on youtube. The project was earlier awarded for the Thekla Global BIM Awards 2012 in the category 'concrete buildings'. Click here to ...

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Kees Christiaanse in interview 'The masterplanner'

The interview with Kees Christiaanse about his work, urban planning in Switzerland and about 'Desakota', the urban phenomenon of city landscape, that was previously published in the Swiss Komplex magazine, ...

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2 years KCAP Shanghai

KCAP Architects&Planners celebrates the second anniversary of KCAP Shanghai.In May 2011 KCAP Shanghai was officially opened as the second branch office next to Zurich (CH) and KCAP’s headquarters in Rotterdam ...

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NEO Brussels at REALTY May 28-30 in Brussels

NEO Brussels will be showcased at the Belgium real estate fair REALTY, from today on until May 30th. Frank Werner, urban planner and KCAP associate, will present the project at the ...

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Irma van Oort is VIP architect at Archikidz Rotterdam May 25

On May 25th, the second Rotterdam edition of Archkidz will take place in Las Palmas. Irma van Oort is invited as VIP-architect and jury member to give a presentation and ...

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Interview Han van den Born today in Rotterdam's free Metro paper

Today, the Rotterdam edition of the free Metro paper publishes an interview with Han van den Born about living in KCAP's Red Apple building. Click here for the article (in Dutch).

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Article about KCAP Zurich in eMagazin of swiss-architects

Ute Schneider has been interviewed for an article in the eMagazin of swiss-architects. The article appeared in the category 'getroffen' (visited) which introduces various Swiss offices. Click here for the ...

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Housing with a Mission project in 2020: Housing in China exhibition

KCAP's project 'Housing with a Mission' Beijing is included in the exhibiton 2020: Housing in China in Hong Kong. The exhibition takes place at the University of Hong Kong, faculty ...

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Working visit of Dutch minister Blok in Red Apple

On April 22nd, Dutch minister Stef Blok visited together with BNA various architects and architecture projects, among which The Red Apple in Rotterdam. Some pictures are published now on Flickr. Take ...

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Interview with Han van den Born in Russian ART1

Han van den Born has been interviewed by Russian online medium ART1 in St. Petersburg about KCAP's view on cities, architecture and urban planning. Click here to view the publication (in ...

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Hafencity documentary on German public channel ZDF

The German public channel ZDF produced a documentary about Hafencity in their program 'Länderspiegel' in which they show various German cities. It shows nicely the current status of the development. Click ...

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Lecture Ruurd Gietema on April 25 at STUK Leuven

Ruurd Gietema will give a presentation at STUK Leuven within a lecture series organised by Stad en Architectuur that reviews how architects and architecture operate in fast changing and rapidly expanding ...

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KCAP selected for Quartier du Stade Evry [FR]

KCAP has been chosen by the Agglomeration d’Evry in France as one of 3 candidates for the urban design of a 133 ha former industrial area around the future Federal ...

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Floating Park for Rotterdam’s Rijnhaven harbour

Floating Park for Rotterdam’s Rijnhaven harbourUnique urban concept will enhance inner-city living KCAP Architects&Planners, international consultancy, engineering and project management firm Royal HaskoningDHV and project initiator Emergo presented a floating park plan ...

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Lecture Ute Schneider at FORUM BATIR ET PLANIFIER 2013 in Lausanne, April 18

Ute Schneider is one of the speakers and participants in the round table discussion at the FORUM BATIR ET PLANIFIER 2013 in Lausanne. The speakers will explore the function of ...

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Three projects of KCAP in the race for Gouden Piramide 2013

The Gouden Piramide ('Golden Pyramid') is a state prize awarded each year for excellence in commissioning work in architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, infrastructure and physical planning. Every building client ...

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Ruurd Gietema's 'desakota' lecture can be viewed on youtube

Ruurd Gietema's 'desakota' lecture at Dutch DFA 4/4 year report is now online on youtube.Click here to view the video.

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Lecture Jeroen Dirckx at International Conference 'Urban Development' in Prague, 11 April

Stavební Forum in Prague holds on April 11th an international conference on Urban Development. Jeroen Dirckx, urban planner at KCAP, is one of the speakers in the session 'Large development ...

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City as Loft book presentation in USA, April 8-10

After presenting the ideas and concepts of 'City as Loft' in Switzerland and the Netherlands, Kees Christiaanse and Martina Baum will also present the book in the US. 8 April: Princeton ...

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De Monarch I nominated for Gulden Feniks Award 2013

The noninations of the Gulden Feniks Award 2013 have been announced. The jury has nominated a total of 10 projects. De Monarch I is one of the nominated projects in the category ...

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Lecture Ruurd Gietema at Dutch DFA 4/4 year report, April 4th in The Hague

The DutchDFA programme presents its fourth and final year report 4/4 on April 4th in The Hague. Five years after the launch of the DutchDFA programme, the continuing economic crisis, political ...

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Lecture Han van den Born at Pro Arte Foundation St. Petersburg on April 3rd

Pro Arte Foundation in St. Petersburg organizes a series of events in the framework of the bilateral year Netherlands-Russia 2013. In this context, Han van den Born will present on Wednesday ...

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First leaves mounted at ceiling of P+R De Uithof

Around 50.000 leaves in the shape of the leaves of a ginko tree will decorate the ceilings of the parking garage. The first leaves have been mounted. Check out the wUithof for ebsite ...

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Presentation NEO Brussel at WinkellocatieMarkt België on March 21st

Frank Werner will present KCAP's project NEO Brussels at the retail congres WinkellocatieMarkt België 2013 in Antwerp on March 21st. Click here for more information about the program and registration.

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Kees Christiaanse at MIPIM 2013

Kees Christiaanse will present KCAP's masterplan for the Quartier Gare TGV in Montpellier at MIPIM 2013 in Cannes. Stand of Montpellier Agglomération: 07.02/09.01 Date: March 13th Time: 4 pm Click here for the press statement ...

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Request for more compact cities

Experts at the Immobilien Forum West yesterday in Innsbruck, Austria, demand more compact cities.The 'future of the inner cities' was the focus of the 5th Real Estate Forum West in ...

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Kees Christiaanse keynote speaker at Immobilien Forum West in Innsbruck

Kees Christiaanse is one of the keynote speakers at today's real estate forum in Innsbruck, Austria. He will speak about sustainable strategies in urban planning. Click here for the official website ...

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Vote for KCAP - BNA Gebouw van het Jaar award 2013

Vote for KCAP to win a wildcard in the 'BNA Gebouw van het Jaar' award 2013! *De Monarch I Den Haag - vote here!*Studentenhuisvesting Delft - vote here!*ZOwonen Sittard - vote ...

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Tonight lecture by Ruurd Gietema at TOPOS Maastricht

The architecture centre TOPOS in Maastricht highlights the topic '(re)developments' in a series of lectures throughout the year. Based on KCAP's involvement in the London Legacy Framework, the masterplan for the Olympic area ...

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Vote for KCAP in the BNA Gebouw van het Jaar award 2013

Up from today the lines are open to vote for your favorite building in the BNA Gebouw van het Jaar (BNA Building of the Year) award. Give your vote for a ...

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Masterplan HafenCity nominated for Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design

The masterplan by KCAP/ASTOC is nominated as one of 10 international projects for prestigious Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design, organised by the Harvard Graduate School of Design in ...

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Building progress Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool Rotterdam

Last week, removal of the scaffolding of the extension to the historical school building has started. The new building expands the existing school on a complex inner-city location in Rotterdam's ...

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2 page spread about KCAP in Metro Pop magazine Hong Kong

The free Hong Kong magazine Metro Pop has published a 2 page feature about KCAP in the category 'Life Style Architecture'. Click here to view the magazine. To find the article, choose ...

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Chinese New Year: KCAP恭祝大家新年快乐 - KCAP wishes a HAPPY NEW YEAR

On February 10th the Chinese New Year's Day will be celebrated. KCAP wishes everyone a healthy and happy new year!

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Ruurd Gietema expert at Executive Education program of SKOLKOVO in Moscow

On Friday, February 8th, Ruurd Gietema will give a lecture about 'Managing projects in architecture: creativity and visualization, modern & innovative means of design, project’s life-cycle' as expert in the ...

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Nice video: mounting of logo at new Eindhoven Airport hotel

Two weeks ago the Tulip Inn logo was mounted to the facade of the new Eindhoven Airport hotel. The hotel is estimated to open in the summer of 2013. View the ...

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Lecture KCAP at Gebouw F in Breda, January 31st

Gebouw F in Breda organizes in coorperation with Urban Design faculty of the NHTV  a lecture series to explore the 'new role of urban planning'. KCAP's lecture on Thursday, January ...

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New construction images of De Heelmeesters in Amsterdam

We shared some construction images at the facebook page of De Heelmeesters residential project in Amsterdam. The project is estimated to be completed in the spring of 2013.

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Building progress P+R De Uithof

Take a look at the current status of new Park & Ride facilities on Utrecht's campus De Uithof. The building is estimated to be completed in September 2013.

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Irma van Oort speaker at BNA Architectendag

The BNA (Association of Dutch Architects) organises on January 24th the a conference with as title: The New Architect, a new realisty (BNA Architectendag: De Nieuwe Architect, een nieuwe realiteit). Irma ...

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KCAP 2013

KCAP 2013

14-01-2013

KCAP wishes everyone a successful, positive and healthy 2013! 2012 has not been an easy year. But we are happy to have ended it well with new projects, several buildings ...

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Lecture of Ute Schneider at BAU 2013 in Munich

From January 14th - 19th, the German building fair BAU 2013 will take place in Munich. Within this year's topic 'The Future of Building' various forum discussions and symposia are ...

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Exhibition and colloquium 'Building the City anew – a Journey into the City of Tomorrow'

On Wednesday, January 23rd, the travelling exhibition 'Building the City anew – a Journey into the City of Tomorrow. HafenCity and IBA, Hamburg' will be opened at ETH Zurich.The exhibition ...

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