HAGEVELD – HEEMSTEDE, THE NETHERLANDS

The estate formerly functioned as a seminary of which a part was used as a college. Hageveld still had allure, but the planting was neglected. In 2002 the new owner wanted to transform […]

ROOF GARDEN RIJNVESTE HOSPITAL – LEIDEN, THE NETHERLANDS

The new Rijnveste is the biggest psychiatric hospital in The Netherlands. About 23.500m² gross floor area is divided over seven floors of policlinics, clinics, therapeutic functions, leisure and offices. The urban block in […]

GROENOORD ZUID – SCHIEDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

Post World War II urban planning in the Netherlands in the 1950’s en 1960’s is known as the period of “Rebuilding”. Typical of the tradition in planning at that time is the stamp […]

ROMANOVSKAYA SLOBODA – SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

Russian people love the outdoors. For centuries, they have their country houses aside, for times that city life either becomes too crowded, too occupied or too comfortable. This theme was the initial start-up […]

MEEUWENOORD – BRIELLE, THE NETHERLANDS

Transformation requires the awareness of the current users of a plot that is subject to redevelopment. In the city of Brielle, a historic fortressed city, both the inhabitants and the counsel were divided […]

CHATILLION – PARAMARIBO, SURINAM

The foundation of Rika is committed to guide the socially weak re-integrate into society. In Surinam they help (ex-)patients that are finished with their treatment of the psychiatric Centre Surinam (PCS), to find […]