Articles tagged Utrecht


Why this Dutch materials supplier is moving away from show-and-sell retail strategies

Utrecht – Particularly relevant as architects and others in the construction industry adapt to the gig economy, Baars & Bloemhoff’s brand of pull marketing is designed to …


Forget the open-plan office. Enter the acoustic office

Utrecht – Want a great-sounding workspace? Then design it like a giant acoustic booth.


Here’s the increasingly popular alternative to design museums – and even Airbnb

Utrecht – The founder of the Iconic Houses Network explains why these homes are such a treat for design fans – and what the masterpieces of the future could be.


How can one design a cancer hospital where everyday life may go on? Ask the Netherlands

Utrecht – With a blank slate for a paediatric cancer centre, Dutch designers MMEK set out to reinvent the environment for an institution of its kind.

Dafne Schippers Bridge by NEXT architects. Photos by Jeroen Musch with aerial/drone footage by Maurice Iseger

NEXT Architects and Rudy Uytenhaak lead a bicycle bridge over the roof of a school

UTRECHT – NEXT architects, in partnership with Rudy Uytenhaak, continues to impress with its portfolio of infrastructure projects as the new Dafne Schippers Bridge and school are …


Mark A-to-Z: O is for Office

Whether you work a 9-to-5 or are sporting a freelancer lifestyle, the space we inhabit most of the hours of the week to sustain our livelihood should be designed to motivate.

Utrecht Central Station by Benthem Crouwel Architects. Photos Jannes Linders

Benthem Crouwel Architects' undulating steel waves entice more travellers

UTRECHT – The largest and busiest train station in the Netherlands has tripled in size and is now significantly more prepared to serve the expected increase in commuters.


Occult Studio's second Ace & Tate store exhibits sunglasses like art in a gallery

UTRECHT – Ace & Tate call upon Amsterdam-based Occult Studio to create a contemporary exhibition space for the brand’s second flagship store.

Lending access to both the new city council offices and the station is an 80-m-wide flight of stairs, beneath which lies a bicycle parking facility also designed by Kraaijvinger.

Utrecht City Council Offices by Kraaijvanger

UTRECHT – Dutch atelier consolidates Utrecht's city council offices into compact yet emotive structure.

The building lies on the border between Lombok and the Centraal Station zone in Utrecht.

Kop van Lombok by AMR

UTRECHT – The proposed apartment blocks on a contentious site in Utrecht have been in the works for seventeen years.

The project offers the opportunity to delve further into a dynamic architectural experience.

Supernova by Liong Lie Architects

UTRECHT – Liong Lie Architects recently revealed a new concept for a congress venue which strikingly engages the senses and stimulates one’s perception of space.

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