Current


Orato Offices
The very first impressions of Orato offices are live. A contemporary transparent office building with a unique void and lively play of endless sight lines. The design will complete a long desired office development on this location. The tower of fifteen floors, about 60 meters high, rises at the corner of the Wenckebachweg near the […] Read more
Oresti Sarafopoulos in VG Visie Rotterdam #2019
Oresti Sarafopoulos, architect partner OZ, elaborates on the importance of inner city developments, with a special focus on Rotterdam, in the newest VG visie edition ‘INRotterdam’. The interview is illustrated by the OZ designs for The Terraced Tower and Hofplein 19. Read the full article here Read more
OZ appoints three associates
Due to strong business growth and anticipating the future, OZ is pleased to announce the appointment of three associates. Marlies Zwols, Ewout de Jager and Lyongo Juliana, together with the architect partners John Bosch, Oresti Sarafopoulos, Chris Zwiers and Wouter Zaaijer and business director Victor Frequin, will shape the future of OZ. “We see a […] Read more
EUROPA light installation Hamburg
For a few years in a row now, OZ has been a sponsor of the light installation „EUROPA“ initiated by morePlatz architects. This project represents and symbolizes a united and open Europe in the public space. In addition, this installation supports cooperation in general and encourages to look beyond boundaries. We value the extra power […] Read more
Exposition Collective Comeback
“Collectivity makes a comeback in Amsterdam architecture.” Nowadays the architect’s focus when designing collective housing and building reveals interesting parallels with architects designing for shared spaces and facilities back in the period between 1965-1985. The ‘Collective Comeback’ exposition reflects on iconic buildings through a presentation of scale models, photographs, drawings and films of architecture from […] Read more
Chris Zwiers in Wintergasten #17
OZ partner architect Chris Zwiers was interviewed for ‘Wintergasten’ edition 2018/2019 #17. A Dutch publication of VG visie. Zwiers elaborates on the modernistic ideology, in being receptive for changes and inclusiveness. Read the full article here Read more


Projects


Op Oostenburg plot 3 / Mixed area
Amsterdam

Oostenburg; Mixed residential work area The island of Oostenburg is transforming into a sturdy and attractive residential area, rich in contrast and with attention to the development of an inclusive city. The eye-catcher of the design is the robust industrial Werkspoorhal where commercial activities, employment and casual encounters can take place. Within a dynamic team, […] Read more
The Terraced Tower / residential high-rise
Rotterdam

This project is about residential high-rise as a form of habitat. The design represents as a building that expresses the joy and leisure of its inhabitants. The reasons to enjoy living in such a high and large building are plentiful; the view of the city and river, the services (restaurant, fitness etc.), the quietness, the retreat.

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The Diamond House
Exuma Bahamas

We have worked with private equity and we have designed villas. We even made a house in the Caribbean but this is the first villa for a private equity in a tropic location. To design a villa without direct contact with its future inhabitants or a clear budget felt a bit strange but it made […] Read more
Westflank Noord / Housing
Utrecht

The development of Westflank Noord is complex because in this place many interests come together. The main objective of the Master Plan is to create a new center for Utrecht by integrating the new station area with the old city and to achieve synergy between them. In this new plan the Leidsche Rijn and Sijpesteijnkade are to be restored as an important connection to the city center. A 90-meter high residential at the Sijpesteijnkade marks the entrance to the Westflank area. A series of quayside buildings of between 25 and 45 meters high form the transition to the surroundings. In this series of buildings along the quay stands a monument above which the residential tower is designed.

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Hofplein 19 / Offices
Rotterdam

Rotterdam as a modern town is provocative as hip and trendy. It urges for ever higher, bigger, bolder and more. In this continuous state of renewal, it is worth to cherish its modern legacy. The heroic buildings from the reconstruction period are worth maintaining for future generations. Therefore we would like to introduce the revival […] Read more
Holland Casino
Utrecht

The new Holland Casino design consists of a diamond-shaped building including an entertainment floor with accompanying catering facilities and a spacious parking garage. The design opens over the entire entrance tapering to a point, which creates an inviting gesture to enter. The building reinforces the desired urban developments of this area in the near future. […] Read more


Contact




OZ Amsterdam

Pedro de Medinalaan 7a
1086 XK Amsterdam
Postbus 37697
1030 BH Amsterdam
T +31(0) 20 31 41 111
info@ozarchitect.nl




OZ Curaçao

Bitterstraat 5a
Willemstad
Curaçao
T +5999 461 5675
lyongo@ozarchitect.com




Business Development

Cees den Ouden
bd@ozarchitect.nl

Marketing & Communication

Marlies Zwols
pr@ozarchitect.nl

Human Resources

Sharon Nuismer
hr@ozarchitect.nl

Media

Valentijn Kortekaas
media@ozarchitect.nl

 

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