We are practical idealists. Of course we enjoy dreaming about beauty and a circular world as much as anyone, but what we really like is to work on it: day after day, together with clients, and always with the users and the environment in mind. The resulting designs inspire the way people live, work and learn. Our architecture creates space, strengthens the environment and gives something back to society. We are Kraaijvanger.

Building with a positive footprint

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Building with a positive footprint illustrates what needs to be done for buildings to contribute to a better world, and what part you play in this.

Stationspostgebouw The Hague

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The monumental Stationspostgebouw in The Hague, designed in 1939 by Chief Government Architect Bremer, has a completely new and contemporary interior. In the last century PostNL loaded and unloaded their mail trains here, now the company is stepping into the future at this historic site. The national monument has been transformed into a modern and special working environment.

Holland Hydrogen 1


Green hydrogen is an important part of the energy transition. The Holland Hydrogen I, in Rotterdam on the second Maasvlakte, will be one of the largest hydrogen plants in the world.

Zuid Holland Provincial seat of Government

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Renovation Provinciehuis Zuid-Holland: From dark administration building to future-proof, sustainable and light. ''We were inspired by the 'Dutch light' applied by painters of the Hague School and Jan Schoonhoven. In addition, the provincial government building sets an example in terms of sustainability: the combination of solar panels on the roof and energy storage in the ground ensure that energy is generated sustainably and locally."

De Scharnier


De Scharnier is a building with different functions, where you can live, learn, work and relax. An innitiative of newindustry, Kraaijvanger Architects together with Heijmans.

Amersfoort House for the City


In the assignment for the House for the City of Amersfoort the themes of 'future-proof' and 'meeting centrally' form the overarching framework under which all the established ambitions fall. Hereby a prioritization of 5 top ambitions is indicated; conscious investment, social connection, smart use of space, healthy work environment and appealing appearance.


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The iconic Holbeinhouse located at Coolsingel 65, corner of Stadhuisplein in Rotterdam is being renovated and made ready for the future.

Roman museum De Thermen


The renovated Roman Museum de Thermen makes the 'Roman secret' of Heerlen accessible to a wide audience.

Crossing Keileweg


Team Crossing Keileweg consisting of Kraaijvanger Architects, Miss Clark and concept developer De Mannen van Schuim, has been selected by the Municipality of Rotterdam in the public sales procedure for the development of the former factory building in M4H.

De Doelen - Green/Bleu Roof


The icon of Rotterdam's reconstruction, the national monument De Doelen, is being radically preserved as part of the international 7 Square Endeavour project.

SEM Hoofddorp


Hoofddorp has turned from the village into a city and that calls for a transformation of the central square in the city. Raadhuisplein demands structure, connection, vitality and urbanity. Concrete parking will be turned into a real meeting place; SEM is a place for everyone.

A Dream Come True