Dutch Profiles: KCAP

Kees Christiaanse’s KCAP has worked on the most high profile and complex urban design schemes in the Netherlands. In offices spanning Rotterdam, Zurich and Shanghai, Christiaanse and his team develop ideas of what a city should be. Their designs range from small...

Dutch Profiles: Rietveld Landscape

Landscape architect Ronald Rietveld, together with his brother, economist and philosopher Erik Rietveld, form the driving forces behind Rietveld Landscape. One of their well-known projects is Vacant NL. It’s an appeal to the Dutch government to make the enormous...

Dutch Profiles: Next Architects

The 4 partners of Next architects have always explored the boundaries of the architectural domain. At Next Architects, elaborate research is always paired with pragmatic solutions. Size is not restrictive. As their approach serves both small scale projects as well as...

Dutch Profiles: Customr

Willem van der Sluis is not an architect. He ‘s a product designer with a Master’s degree from the Amsterdam art academy. That is why Van der Sluis, from design studio Customr, tends to confront assignments from a different angle. During the design process...

Dutch Profiles: Studio Job

Design duo Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel work together under the name Studio Job. For more than a decade they’ ve amazed international audiences with the most outrageous of designs. The work of Studio Job is a creative investigation into the relationship that...

Dutch Profiles: Piet Oudolf

Piet Oudolf is a renowned landscape architect whose designs can be found all over the world. Oudolf’s distinctive style has been described as: a thoughtful evocation of nature that emphasises the form, texture and natural harmony of plants and the result of...

Thomas Balsley

Thomas Balsley (born 1943), FASLA, is the founder and principal designer of Thomas Balsley Associates, a New York City-based design firm best known for its fusion of landscape and urbanism in public parks and plazas. Balsley’s firm has been active for over 35...

National Arboretum Canberra: World Landscape of the Year 2014

Video interview with Australian landscape architect Perry Lethlean, who explains the concept behind Taylor Cullity Lethlean’s Canberra park, which was named World Landscape of the Year 2014 at World Architecture Festival. <div class=”fb-comments”...

Warka Water towers harvest drinkable water from the air

In this exclusive movie, Italian architect Arturo Vittori explains how his wooden Warka Water structures can provide clean drinking water for rural communities in the developing world. Through the Warka Water project, Vittori is investigating alternative water sources...

Dutch Profiles: West 8

riaan Geuze is the director and chief designer of West8 urban design and landscape architecture. He teaches at the University of Wageningen and presents lectures worldwide. With his partners, Edzo Bindels, Martin Biewenga and Jamie Maslyn Larson, he leads an...

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