Expertise

We want people to be happy, whether they are at work, at home or at school. Our designs make room for this. Circular design and construction and breathing new life into existing buildings require the careful use of resources. This is our way to contribute to vital cities. We summarize our expertise as follows.

Innovative working and learning

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Innovative Working and Learning
Lifelong learning as a condition for a career, learning by working as an education. Working and learning run together and allow the exchange of applications, insights and techniques. It extends both our clients’ and our own range of possibilities. But all companies and school are not the same. How can we make working and learning more effective, creative and flexible by design?

Circular Building

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Circular Building and Living
Our ideal design produces energy, purifies air and water, invites biodiversity and produces no waste. We try to achieve this by using as many healthy and sustainable materials as feasible and by making all cycles in the building (of water, materials, food, energy and air) as healthy as possible. The first time we succeeded was in 1994 with Ecotopia, our first energy-neutral building. We are now working on 100% circular buildings.

The Vital City

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The Vital City
The city is alive. It is the ever-changing set that humankind operates on. It makes us free and connects us. It is beautiful in a way that is not always pretty. The city constitutes our identity, confronts us with history and allows us a preview of the future world. As we change, the city changes with us. Kraaijvanger uses its decades of expertise in this area to work on the design of the Vital City. How to design the Vital City?

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way