Architecture Day 2018

24 May 2018

Visitors to the Day of Architecture are welcomed this year by Kraaijvanger Architectsfor guided tours and presentations at various locations.

Binck Eiland - The Hague
Experience live and virtual developments on Binck Island. The urban working environment of industry and offices is being transformed into a lively and high-quality residential area. Here you can live according to the 'Haags Hip Wonen' concept. Kraaijvanger Architects and Local welcome architecture enthusiasts and those interested for a unique visit to the Day of Architecture in The Hague. Guided tours (45 min) at 12:00 and 13:00, maximum 25 people per guided tour.
Binckhorstlaan 401 - 403, The Hague. OV: bus 26, 28 and 46 stop Zonweg and bus 23 Binckhorstlaan Register via Costs: FREE

Guided tour PWN - Velserbroek
Register and get an explanation from David Hess at the head office of PWN drinking water company in Velserbroek. Experience how the transparent and light atrium connects the different building parts and what the design has to do with water? Guided tours at 12:00 and 13:15 at the Rijksweg 501 in Velserbroek. Max. 25 people / registration at ABC 023-534 05 84. Costs: free of charge

The Day of Architecture is originally an initiative of the Association of Dutch Architects (BNA).
In The Hague, the program is compiled by the Stichting Dag van de Architectuur The Hague in collaboration with BNA Kring Haaglanden, Haags Architectuur Café (HaAC), The Hague ArchiGuides, Platform STAD and the municipality of The Hague. Organization: Merel Pit, Riëtte van der Werff and Paul de Vries.

In Haarlem, ABC Architectuurcentrum organized the activities for Haarlem and surroundings (Zuid-Kennemerland region) with the theme THE CITY OF TOMORROW.

Day of Architecture Netherlands
On the weekend of 1, 2 and 3 June, the Day of Architecture takes place in many other Dutch cities and towns. Check the national website where architecture is in the spotlight in that weekend.

StiB Award for Swimming Venue Rotterdam!


Kraaijvanger joins the StiB Award 2018! Swimming Venue Rotterdam is participating in the nominations against three other projects. The Swimming Venue is nominated for the award of the most successful  reinforcement area that intensifies the vitality and dynamic of the city or village. We are looking forward to the announcement of the winner on June 7th 2018!

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Buildstart for future-proof City Hall Zuidplas


On Wednesday 30 May, mayor Kats, children's mayor Quinty Kalmeijer and alderman Daan de Haas will perform an official act during the buildstart ceremony for the new Zuidplas town hall. With this the first new memory is symbolized at Raadhuisplein 1. Kraaijvanger architect Dirk Jan Postel designed the new, future-proof town hall with the focus on health, comfort and zero energy.

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