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MVRDV and SDK Vastgoed Selected to Design Sustainable Housing Complex in Eindhoven

12:20 - 13 July, 2017
MVRDV and SDK Vastgoed Selected to Design Sustainable Housing Complex in Eindhoven, © MVRDV
© MVRDV

MVDRV and SDK Vastgoed (VolkerWessels) have been selected as winners in a competition to design a “progressive residential development” in inner-city Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Known as “Nieuw Bergen”, the complex will offer high-quality, sustainable residences along Deken van Someren Street, helping to establish a “visible sustainability ethos” in the neighborhood of Bergen.

© MVRDV © MVRDV © MVRDV © MVRDV +12

Powerhouse Wins Competition to Build New Urban Plaza in Eindhoven

06:00 - 20 June, 2017
Powerhouse Wins Competition to Build New Urban Plaza in Eindhoven, © Powerhouse Company
© Powerhouse Company

Powerhouse Company have won a competition to create a new mixed-use hub in Eindhoven, Netherlands. For the competition, Powerhouse teamed up with landscape architects ZUS and developer Amvest to design a trio of skyscrapers forming the winning proposal for a new urban plaza, called “District E”. The 70,000 square meter proposal will be located next to Eindhoven Station.

© Powerhouse Company © ZUS © Powerhouse Company © Powerhouse Company +5

Atlas House / MONADNOCK

05:00 - 3 April, 2017
Atlas House / MONADNOCK, © Stijn Bollaert
© Stijn Bollaert

© Stijn Bollaert            © Stijn Bollaert            © Stijn Bollaert            © Stijn Bollaert            +20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Elburglaan 23, 5651 Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Architects in Charge

    Job Floris, Sandor Naus
  • Area

    210.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Student Housing Campus Eindhoven University of Technology / Office Winhov + Office haratori + BDG Architecten

05:00 - 16 March, 2017
Student Housing Campus Eindhoven University of Technology  / Office Winhov + Office haratori + BDG Architecten, © Stefan Müller
© Stefan Müller

© Stefan Müller © Stefan Müller © Stefan Müller © Stefan Müller +21

  • Architects

  • Location

    De Lismortel, 5612 Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Joost Hovenier, Jan Peter Wingender (Office Winhov), Zeno Vogel (office haratori) met Gerard Jansen (BDG Architecten Ingenieurs)
  • Area

    12410.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Highlights at the 2016 Dutch Design Week Center on Reinventing the Humble Brick

04:00 - 8 November, 2016
Highlights at the 2016 Dutch Design Week Center on Reinventing the Humble Brick, © Nick Bookelar
© Nick Bookelar

The strength of Dutch Design Week (DDW), held annually at the end of October, lies primarily in product design. Although the event has expanded over the past five years to incorporate more fashion, graphics and architecture, small-scale industrial design has retained its preeminence. Many of the designers on show in this year's edition, however, have embraced the challenges of other design disciplines and allowed them to feed into their work. But where does product design meet architecture? Building materials and, most notably at the 2016 event, some really nice bricks. Rotterdam-based architect Alison Killing guides us through her top installations.

Hockey Club Oranje-Rood Clubhouse / Diederendirrix Architecture & Urban Development

09:00 - 30 October, 2016
Hockey Club Oranje-Rood Clubhouse / Diederendirrix Architecture & Urban Development, © Arthur Bagen
© Arthur Bagen

© Pieter de Ruijter © Pieter de Ruijter © Arthur Bagen © Arthur Bagen +13

Garden House / Caspar Schols

05:00 - 25 October, 2016
Garden House / Caspar Schols, © Jorrit't Hoen
© Jorrit't Hoen

© Jorrit't Hoen © Jorrit't Hoen © Jorrit't Hoen © Jorrit't Hoen +29

Eindhoven University of Technology Building to Become World's Most Sustainable University Building

14:00 - 1 October, 2016
Eindhoven University of Technology Building to Become World's Most Sustainable University Building, Courtesy of Team V Architecture
Courtesy of Team V Architecture

Total Engineer Team RSVP has unveiled the renovation design for the Main Building of the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, which, once completed, will be the most sustainable university building in the world. On September 27, the design was awarded as BREEAM Outstanding under the BREEAM-NL sustainability label of the Netherlands, with a score of 93.86%. 

The university building, which will be called Atlas upon completion, was designed by a multidisciplinary team consisting of Team V (architect), Van Rossum (construction engineer), Valstar Simonis (building installations engineer), and Peutz (building physics engineer and sustainability expert).

Courtesy of Team V Architecture Courtesy of Team V Architecture Courtesy of Team V Architecture Courtesy of Team V Architecture +11

Let There Be (Intelligent) Light / LAVA

05:00 - 13 July, 2016
Let There Be (Intelligent) Light / LAVA, © Jonathan Andrew
© Jonathan Andrew

© Jonathan Andrew © Jonathan Andrew © Jonathan Andrew © Jonathan Andrew +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • LAVA team

    Alexander Rieck, Tobias Wallisser, Chris Bosse
  • Project Architects

    Nuno Galvao, Matthijs la Roi, Stephan Markus Albrecht, Sebastian Schott, Mariusz Polski
  • Design Team

    Marvin Bratke, Mircea Mogan, Barbora Srpkova, Miroslav Strigac, Diana Schlebe, Rashmi Katkar, Roxelane Güllmeister, Paolo Alborghetti, Ruis Dervishi, Aida Ramirez, Julian Wengzinek, Benjamin Hitscherich, Simone Tchonova, Erik Didar, Jeroen van Lith, David Stieler
  • Project Year

    2016

New Lease of Life for ‘t Karregat / diederendirrix

11:00 - 25 February, 2016
New Lease of Life for ‘t Karregat / diederendirrix, Courtesy of diederendirrix
Courtesy of diederendirrix

Courtesy of diederendirrix Courtesy of diederendirrix Courtesy of diederendirrix Courtesy of diederendirrix +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Urkhovenseweg 6, 5641 KE Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Paul Diederen and. Architecten | en | en Eindhoven; Arie van Rangelrooy, Frans Benjamins and Thijs Kieboom, Marco de Groot, Paul Muselaers
  • Area

    3800.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015

Baeken Woensel-West / Bas Termeer

05:00 - 7 January, 2016
Baeken Woensel-West / Bas Termeer, © Martijn Koch
© Martijn Koch

© Martijn Koch © Martijn Koch © Martijn Koch © Martijn Koch +23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Baekelandplein, 5621 Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Area

    173.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

WIRED Looks at 8 Cities of the Future

08:00 - 13 October, 2015
WIRED Looks at 8 Cities of the Future, Hovenring, Circular Cycle Bridge / ipv Delft. Image Courtesy of ipv Delft
Hovenring, Circular Cycle Bridge / ipv Delft. Image Courtesy of ipv Delft

WIRED Magazine has created a list of Eight Cities That Will Show You What The Future Will Look Like in the latest edition of their design issue. In the relatively short span of time that humans have been planning cities, more and more decisions have been made that have shaped the path of new technologies and methods that will make cities better. Such projects—like new streetlights, bicycle infrastructure, and traffic-sensitive museums—highlight some of these advances in the urban lifestyle.

"The cities of tomorrow might still self-assemble haltingly, but done right, the process won’t be accidental. A city shouldn’t just happen anymore. Every block, every building, every brick represents innumerable decisions. Decide well, and cities are magic," writes Wired author Adam Rogers. Read on after the break to see how 8 different cities from around the world are implementing innovative projects. 

Students Head To Finland To Construct Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia From Ice

00:00 - 24 December, 2014
Students Head To Finland To Construct Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia From Ice, Reimagining the Sagrada Familia in ice. Image © Bart van Overbeeke / TU/e
Reimagining the Sagrada Familia in ice. Image © Bart van Overbeeke / TU/e

A team of  from Eindhoven University are set to build a forty metre high model of Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia out of 'ice'. The project, which follows their completion of the world’s biggest ice dome last year, will be constructed from pykrete and reinforced with wood fibres. The fifty-strong team will head to Finland on the 28th December 2014 to begin construction of the impressive 1:5 scale model, which will be built in only four weeks in order to officially open in the last week of January 2015.

Read about their unique construction method and see photos of the preparatory work after the break.

Dutch Students To Build Gaudí's Sagrada Familia From Ice

00:00 - 10 June, 2014
Dutch Students To Build Gaudí's Sagrada Familia From Ice, Montage. Image Courtesy of Eindhoven University of Technology
Montage. Image Courtesy of Eindhoven University of Technology

A team of students from Eindhoven University are to build a forty metre high model of Antonio Gaudí's Sagrada Familia. The project, which follows the completion of the world's biggest ice dome last year, will be constructed from pykrete and reinforced with wood fibres. Impressively, the 1:4 scale model will be built in only three weeks. Thin layers of water and snow will be sprayed onto large, inflated molds. The pykrete (water mixed with sawdust) will be immediately absorbed by the snow before freezing. According to the organisers, "the wood fiber content makes the material three times as strong as normal ice, and it’s also a lot tougher." Find out more about the project here.

E’ Tower / Wiel Arets Architects

01:00 - 6 November, 2013
E’ Tower / Wiel Arets Architects, © Jan Bitter
© Jan Bitter

© Jan Bitter © Jan Bitter © Jan Bitter © Jan Bitter +23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Wiel Arets, Bettina Kraus, Freyke Hartemink, Daniel Meyer, Mai Henriksen, Jacques van Eyck
  • Collaborators

    Dennis Villanueva
  • Client

    Stadionkwartier BV, Laurentius-Amvest
  • Consultants

    Nelissen BV, Tielemans BV, LBP/Brandveiligheid Erik Janse, SchreuderGroep BV, Scheldebouw BV, DHV BV
  • Area

    16000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

House IV / De Bever Architecten

01:00 - 30 September, 2013
House IV / De Bever Architecten, © Norbert van Onna
© Norbert van Onna

© Norbert van Onna © Norbert van Onna © Norbert van Onna © Norbert van Onna +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Architect in Charge

    Stefan de Bever, Heleen van Heel, Wim Poell, Emilia Seroviec, Thomas van Weert
  • Construction Engineer

    Archimedes Bouwadvies
  • Contractor

    Burgtbouw, Deurne
  • Area

    77.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Eindhoven Airport Extension & Hotel / KCAP Architects&Planners + De Bever Architecten

01:00 - 26 July, 2013
©  Norbert van Onna
© Norbert van Onna

©  Norbert van Onna ©  Norbert van Onna ©  Norbert van Onna ©  Norbert van Onna +23

Hovenring, Circular Cycle Bridge / ipv Delft

00:00 - 15 February, 2013
Hovenring, Circular Cycle Bridge / ipv Delft, © Helibeeld
© Helibeeld

© Andreas Secci © Andreas Secci © Andreas Secci © Andreas Secci +24