Via deze weg willen we kort toelichten wat OZ doet om een veilige werkomgeving te bieden en samen met u verder te werken aan de projecten. Onze medewerkers werken momenteel deels op kantoor en deels thuis. Onze systemen zijn deze week ingericht op het samenwerken op afstand en wij doen er alles aan om het […] Read more
Re-thinking the divide – Architect in Residence
Lyongo Juliana, director OZ Caribbean is the first Architect in Residence (AiR) of 2020 at Arcam. In the coming five months, Lyongo investigates the degree of diversity and inclusiveness of architecture in Amsterdam. AiR consists of a series of debates with the central theme “Re-thinking the divide”. Lyongo will be creating a platform for discussions […] Read more
De kracht van samenwerking
Het wordt een bijzondere toevoeging aan de skyline van Rotterdam: de Terraced Tower, aan De Boompjes, een beeldbepalend project ontwikkelt door Provast. Een woontoren waarbij bewoners zelf hun eigen woonwensen kunnen vormgeven en via een royale terras-buitenruimte in verbinding staan met stad en rivier. Verantwoordelijk voor het ontwerp zijn de architecten van OZ, die voor […] Read more
The official completion of Curaçao Medical Center
The official completion of Curaçao Medical Center (CMC), formerly known as Hospital Nobo Otrobanda, was recently celebrated in Willemstad. A hughely festive moment for Curaçao. The commissioning of the building and welcoming of the first patients and guests went smoothly. Newspaper ‘Antilliaans Dagblad’ published a CMC special, including a full-page article about the hospital design […] Read more
BOLD in the spotlights
The residential high-tech tower Bold is an example of building for future cities; “the building is providing energy for the citizens in a smart and sustainable way”. In the interview architect Chris Zwiers explains the way innovations are integrated in the architecture and how OZ operates in these dynamic and future orientated environments. The item […] Read more
Participation exhibition WeMakeThe.City
The WMTC scale model exhibition provides detailed insights into the future of Amsterdam. In what way might Amsterdam grow and how will specific areas develop until around 2050? In NEMO the studio at the Marineterrein, scale models show the tremendous effort needed to come to a final design. It gives visitors the opportunity to picture […] Read more
Curaçao Medical Center
OZ Caribbean and EGM architecten have designed the new building for Hospital Nobo Otrobanda in Curaçao. This cooperation produces a hospital that matches the island Curaçao. A hospital that responds in all aspects to the history, culture, climate, natural circumstances and the population of Curaçao. A hospital “di nos” (ours), a hospital that should be for everyone, with a recognizable environment that calms and contributes towards recovery.
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.
Even though Holiday Beach Hotel was to be realized in the city center, the explicit requirement of the municipality was that it should have park and/or beach like character. The park feeling is brought into the buildings through the central courtyard and the roof gardens. The courtyard consists of different green islands which are an extension of the mangrove park to the east. Read more
B-Proud / Mixed-Use
The city of The Hague is growing and its number of inhabitants and working population will continue to increase in the coming years. De Binckhorst was chosen as the ideal place to make this growth possible. Taking initiative, the municipality catalyzed an ambitious renewal and transformation of this area into a vibrant city district, where […] Read more
Op Oostenburg plot 3 / Mixed area
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
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.