Kraaijvanger has signed the manifest of circular architecture today. This way they have supported their ambition for circular construction, wherein a building supplies energy, where it purifies air and water, wherein it provides room for biodiversity and wherein no waste is produced. ‘’Kraaijvanger Architects design their circular buildings passionately, and those buildings provide a better and brighter future and they add value. Who is willing to take this challenge with us?’’
How to design a building? During the duo-lecture ‘Making’ Architecture, Dirk Jan Postel of Kraaijvanger Architects elaborates on a number of projects that show how the process of making, from concept to building, unfolds. After Postel, also Roberto Meyer from MVSA Architects will share his vision.
Proud to introduce Eline, Erfan, Gulce, Iris, Janet, Jeroen, Jik en Quirijn. With these eight 'BEP-ers' Kraaijvanger Architects wants upcoming talent to prepare themselves for a professional future. A fresh look and innovation in exchange for professional coaching and practical experience with high-profiled projects.
The British School in The Netherlands (BSN) expands its primary school campus in Leidschenveen to include a secondary school, which will generate up to 550 additional learning places. The design of Kraaijvanger Architects addresses the growing demand for international education not only in The Hague area, but in The Netherlands.
The crowdfunding project for OBS de Schalm is accomplished! Together we have collected €7.860,- and other material contributions. In this respect the curtains and the carpeting are donated.
Good news! City hall Venlo is nominated for the WAN Sustainable Buildings Award 2017. Together with 5 other buildings, the city hall is shortlisted for this price of the World Architecture News. “I think it is attempting to do something really quite radical, it’s actually doing something quite important.” jury member Clare Murray.
Museum Voorlinden, designed by Dirk Jan Postel, published it's own stamp this month. The museum has designed a stamp sheet with highlights from the collection, the surrounding estate and of course the building itself. The stamps are for sale at the museum shop and the Dutch bookstore Bruna.
Last month, Venlo City Office won an American Architecture Award. Both the jury and public prize of the Architizer A + Awards were won.