La Facette / Design Competition
Amsterdam

La Facette is a design that offers a well thought-out solution to a common question for many housing corporations; how do you meet the high demand for affordable city apartments, whilst retaining a superior quality of living? Housing corporation De Key organized a competition for 221 apartments on the Amsterdam Zuidas. The USPs of OZ ‘s submission : Starter homes with ‘micro-floorplan’ between 30 and 35 m2 which nevertheless have space for a […] Read more
student experience TU/e campus / Design Competition
Eindhoven

We participated in a design competition for student housing at the Technical University of Eindhoven. Unfortunately, we did not win, but are proud we are able to be part of this competition and our design, which is being present here. Student Experience strives to create an ideal living environment where students can develop optimally and […] Read more
Lumen / Housing
Scheveningen

Lumen is part of the 2 mile-long sea front of the Dutch mid-sized coastal town of Scheveningen, The Hague. The municipality of The Hague is striving to give the coast a new, mundane ambiance. The redevelopment of this former office location into a unique place to live is part of the municipal Masterplan Scheveningen Coast. […] Read more
Tussen Kasteel en Wijchens Meer / Urban Design
Wijchen

The castle and the lake are two anchor points in the town of Wijchen that have high historic and cultural value but are isolated from each other and the inner public areas of Wijchen. The municipality of Wijchen desires a development of its downtown area through the connection of the castle and the lake of […] Read more
Casino Middelkerke
Belgium

Middelkerke presents a new casino building that creates a unique dune landscape. The Nautilus consortium wins the competition to create a new architectural anchor along the Belgian coast. A design that seamlessly connects the building with its surrounding landscape. An iconic casino will soon enrich the municipality of Middelkerke in Belgium. The new casino will […] Read more
De Baak / Housing
Amsterdam

Nieuw-West in Amsterdam is a typical suburb from the late 1950s and early 1960s based on Van Eesteren’s urban development plan. The neighborhoods at that time offered a huge improvement in living standards, larger houses, bathrooms and several bedrooms. Trees and lawns dominated outside space such as play areas and other facilities. The architecture is […] Read more
OurDomain / Housing
Amsterdam Southeast

OurDomain Amsterdam Southeast, located on a knowledge axis. It consists of educational institutions and student housing in Amsterdam. It also marks a new impulse in the area. Strategically located next to an academic hospital and train station, the campus with its critical mass of approx. 1,500 apartments and amenities introduces a first residential center in […] Read more
Curaçao Medical Center
Curaçao

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.

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Downtown / Residential High-Rise
Rotterdam

In the center of Rotterdam, we designed Downtown Rotterdam as a unique residential building. A sturdy “city” building with a stepped tower volume on top. It is located in a street that was historically an extension of the Coolsingel. At that time, it was still part of the bustling center of Rotterdam. However, after the […] Read more
De Werf / Housing
Amsterdam

De Werf - on the former Citybox location, in the northern part of the NDSM shipyard - is the first large-scale development of the area. With dimensions of 85 x 100m, the location is one of the largest city blocks on the west side of the future NDSM development. The architecture is sturdy and simple, which conjures up associations with the Port and New York.

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B-Proud / Mixed-Use
The Hague

The number of inhabitants and working population in The Hague continue to increase in the coming years. The municipality chose De Binckhorst as the ideal place to make this growth possible. It will become a vibrant city district. New forms of living with collective facilities and a park in front of the door are the […] Read more
Restructuring
OZ URBANISM

Our urban development projects focus on generating social and economic opportunities. The urban environment is improving and there is a greater interaction between living, learning, working and recreation. Our urban developers work on strategic visions, spatial transformations, urban restructuring, city centre plans, site division, and participation trajectory. Restructuring is a catalyst for further development in […] Read more
Holland Casino
Utrecht

The new Holland Casino design consists of a diamond-shaped building. The building includes an entertainment floor with accompanying catering facilities as well as a spacious parking garage. The design opens over the entire entrance tapering to a point. This way we created an inviting gesture to enter. The building also reinforces the desired urban developments […] Read more
Urban Transformation
OZ Urbanism

Our urban development projects focus on generating social and economic opportunities. The urban environment is improving and there is a greater interaction between living, learning, working and recreation. Our urban developers work on strategic visions, spatial transformations, urban restructuring, city centre plans, site division, and participation trajectory. To improve urban environments, we are constantly innovating. […] Read more
Hofplein 19 / Offices
Rotterdam

Rotterdam as a modern town is provocative as well 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 […] Read more
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
Liendertseweg / Urban Design
Amersfoort

The municipality of Amersfoort faced a major issue around the theme of living. The spatial development possibilities of the city had more or less reached their limit; at the same time, the quality of existing neighbourhoods lagged behind in various aspects. The municipality chose to improve the existing city and give attention to the old […] Read more
Orato / Offices
Amsterdam

Around 20 years ago, OZ designed an office building on the Wenckenbachweg. However, only one half was realized at the time. OZ  completed the existing complex by designing an office tower of 60 meters. The new design makes a contemporary reference to the existing building with a grid façade of red anodized metal. Orato also […] Read more
Hospital UIMIST / design competition
Bucaramanca Colombia

In the summer of 2019 we participated in a design competition organized by the architects association of municipality of Santander in Colombia for the design of a new Hospital, “Unidad Intermedia Materno Infantil Santa Teresa” (UIMIST), in Bucaramanga. In this design competition, we collaborated with our Colombian partner John Drissen Architects. Besides our Colombian partner […] Read more
De SYP / Residential High-Rise
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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Change= II / Housing
Amsterdam

This new type of project for Youth Housing is an important initiative that adresses the specific housing problems of young professionals between 18 and 30 years old, with solutions as strategically defined by the “CHANGE=” organisation.

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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. This area will also be rich in contrast and with attention to the development of an inclusive city. The eye-catcher of the design is the robust industrial Werkspoorhal. Commercial activities, employment and casual encounters can take place […] 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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Hotel Breeze IJburg
Amsterdam

Spending a night in the world’s first virtually zero-energy, high-tech hotel. Soon, it will become a reality at the harbor of IJburg, Amsterdam. We designed Hotel Breeze as a unique and innovative concept, resulting in the first (n) Zero Energy Hotel, with a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ certification. ‘Earth, Wind & Fire’ The design of Hotel Breeze […] Read more
Codam / Education
Amsterdam

Codam is a cutting edge, new computer coding school opening in Amsterdam, September 24th 2018 which, Corinne Vigreux, the founder of the children’s charity Sofronie is spear-heading. It will make a fantastic contribution to Amsterdam’s computer science industry providing job worthy education to people regardless of their experience or economic background. Location Codam 15 minutes […] Read more
Bold / Residential High-Rise
Amsterdam

On the Amsterdam skyline, right behind the Central Station, BOLD arises. Almost 80 meters high, distinctive, made with courage, for those who dare. A building with character. Striking by its powerful high-tech look. BOLD sets the tone for the future by the visual aesthetic use of solar panels. In addition, this durable residential tower is […] Read more
The Duchess / Housing
Amsterdam

The ‘Amstelkwartier’ is a so called transformation zone. An area that was quite unknown for a long time but has come up fast over the past years. It has a street pattern in the style of Berlage that allows residents to meet each other. Anonymity is hardly possible here and that is exactly what we had in mind. In […] Read more
Holiday Beach Hotel
Otrobanda Curaçao

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.

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Van der Valk / hotel
Amsterdam

Overamstel is rapidly transforming developing into a mixed neighbourhood. What was, until recently, a predominantly industrial site has evolved into the new Amstelkwartier through development of the dock, the surrounding area, and the addition of a new hotel.

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Aloft / hotel
Utrecht

The new development Leidsche Rijn will house the first hotel in the world to be WELL-accreditated. A carefully balanced combination of vertical ribs and horizontal bands reinforce a verticality and sharpness given by the triangular plot on which it lies. It houses 224 hotel rooms, a restaurant with terrace and commercial space.

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Change= / Housing
Amsterdam

Commissioned by Change= OZ has interpreted the ambition to provide a foundation for a successful start and a prosperous future through youth housing, as an integral part of the important chain: Housing, employment, and environment. Change= is pushing for that chain.

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Oliphant / Offices
Amsterdam

The redevelopment of the Oliphant — an office building in the Southeast of Amsterdam — typifies the era in which we find ourselves today. It is a transformation of a closed 90’s office system into a transparent, ‘urbanized’ building — fit for the contemporary way of working, and one that is closely intertwined with our personal lives.

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Op Oostenburg plot 4 & 5 / mixed area
Amsterdam

Transformation of an industrial space into a tough, high-contrast and attractive residential area. The plan contributes in a sustainable way to the development of Oostenburg in the center of Amsterdam.
VORM is designing this piece of city in a dynamic team with OZ, Workshop Architects, BETA Architects, FLUX Landscape Architecture and Buro Bouwfysica.

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Karsp / Residential High-Rise
Amsterdam

Karsp is situated on the Karspeldreef in the Bullewijk neighbourhood, an area filled with businesses and offices. The current mono-functional area will transform into a multifunctional city neighbourhood in the coming years. The area has to eventually be transformed into a lively area with residences, shops, cafés, day-cares and sports facilities, all one step at […] Read more
Villa D
The Netherlands

The villa design, located in a three-acre garden, follows the outlines of the former residence, which was demolished to make place for the new house. The plan divides the garden into two sections: an intimate area for the residents, and an adjacent open area that follows the path of a small village road.

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1000Mahler / offices
Amsterdam

1000Mahler is designed for Amsterdam Zuidas, a new part of the city. The structure with terraces not only give the building the appearance of a residential building, but also flexibility in future use. The building’s transparency and high standard of comfort are directed towards companies that are looking for an honest chic.

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500 Moermansk / offices
Amsterdam

For some time Minervahaven has been subject to major changes. The former port-oriented transhipment area is increasingly becoming home to several creative corporate headquarters, ranging from fashion companies such as Hugo Boss to workplaces for self-employed professionals, artists, and start-ups.

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Keynes Building / Housing
Amsterdam

Usually, the transformation of a building is the step following the end of its initial lifecycle. However, in the beginning of 2017, OZ was asked to investigate the possibilities of transforming the Keynes building in Amsterdam from office spaces to residential use. Even though the building is merely 11 years old. As starting point of […] Read more
De Geus / Mixed-Use
Leiden

De Geus has space. Space for a cinema, a convention center, restaurants, convenience store, retail and housing. An extraordinary concept in a unique location.

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The Student Hotel
Maastricht

The Eiffel Building is one of the rough diamonds of Maastricht. It has an unprecedented potential to evolve as a catalyst for the upgrading of the industrial Sphinx grounds. We are confident that The Student Hotel has the character traits that support the Eiffel building’s new identity, targeting young, creative and dynamic people to form the heart of the building.

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Sister Marie Laurence School
St. Maarten

In many ways, integrated school buildings can be a catalyst to enhance the livability and urban renewal of the fragile areas and neighborhoods of St. Maarten. OZ Caribbean’s focus towards rebuilding schools has grown substantial since the damage caused by hurricane Irma on the Antillean Islands in 2017. The long-term rebuilding approach of three different […] Read more
Mongui Maduro / Library
Curaçao

With respect to nature and the monumental plantation house, a contemporary extension has been designed. Basically, the design consist of a concrete slab, that starts as a canopy, becomes a wall and continues as a roof.

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Port City / Transformation Harbor Front
Oranjestad, Aruba

Together with Aruba Port Authority (APA) and Port of Amsterdam International (PoAI) OZ Caribbean collaborates within a multi-year plan in transforming the urban development of the harbor front into a sustainable mixed-use area. The mixed-use program includes residences, offices, retail facilities and great space for a public park. Transformation and re-designing for urban development in […] Read more
De Open Veste / housing
Purmerend

Kop West is a new suburb of approximately 700 residences, at the edge of Purmerend Centre. It houses a large variety of residences, both apartments for rent and sale, ground-floor access housing and plots for self-development. The plan consists of 11 different building sites, and our plan ‘De Open Veste’ has won the competition for […] Read more
OurDomain / Housing
Amsterdam Diemen

The 21st century urban housing concept OurDomain Amsterdam Diemen is a new development adjoining Campus Diemen Zuid. This concept is the answer to the living needs of young city dwellers like students and young professionals. The three new apartment blocks, varying in height and size, contribute greatly to the existing atmosphere of this area. The […] Read more
Waldorf Astoria / UNESCO World Heritage
Amsterdam

Situated on Amsterdam’s Herengracht (a protected UNESCO heritage site) 6 monumental 17th-century canal houses were connected, restored, renovated, and then transformed into the new Waldorf Astoria. We were responsible for the architectural supervision and project management. The interior was designed by GA Design from London.

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Kwartiermeester / Housing
Amsterdam

Kavel 4c links up with building types typical for Amsterdam; Building blocks enclosing an inner garden.

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St Janswerf / Housing
Arnhem

The city of Arnhem is growing and becoming more attractive for the new urban citizen interested in residential areas where activities, commercial areas and shared facilities create an inclusive city atmosphere. A so-called ‘New Luxury’ is what these urban citizens have in common. OZ designed a luxurious housing plan combining a mix of public, semi-public […] Read more
The Student Hotel
Eindhoven

Eindhoven’s Station Square, including the former post office, had been left derelict and somewhat battered for many years. Eindhoven and the square, deserve better: a new and vibrant city entrance. The Student Hotel, with its eye-catching height will become a new icon for the student’s city — Eindhoven’s “Brain Port”. Its hip, professional organization, and young population will once again infuse the station square with energy and life.

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Villas Kleine Rieteiland IJburg
Amsterdam

In lake IJsselmeer, to the east of Amsterdam, an urban development design was developed on an artificial archipelago: IJburg. The plan is divided into a number of islands, each planned out by a different architect. OZ are the supervising architects on the Kleine Rieteiland and are responsible for the design of 8 out of the projected 140 villas. Kleine Rieteiland is a test case for the principles of the urban plan.

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Ravel Residence
Amsterdam

The Ravel Residence is a versatile, sustainable campus for 800 students, designed to have a positive impact on the urban environment. The goal was to give the Ravel location a new urban identity, with a better connection to the urban and cultural climate in Amsterdam. The use of bicycles and public transport is stimulated and encouraged.

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Westerdokseiland / housing
Amsterdam

Three high-rise buildings and a number of single-family dwellings on Westerdokseiland.

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‘T Klooster / Hotel
Curaçao

In the restoration process of this former monk home the objective was to preserve the monumental qualities and giving the additions a clear contemporary (Modern) appearance, but always in the shadow of the monument. When defining the new floor plans for the rooms of the hotel the existing window and door openings were the guiding factor.

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Freiham / Housing
Munich, Germany

Freiham is an urban plan creating a new edge for the city of Munich. The concept of the plan made by the Dutch urbanist West 8 is based on the idea of “Stadt-Weiterbauens”. The competition brief is for the local center of the area. A public program such as a library, a culture center with a small theater and a kindergarten fill most the ground floor and some parts of the first. Above are different types of housing from small one person collective housing to bigger family houses.

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Plot 17 / Mixed-Use
Amsterdam

With the construction of the Jaz Hotel, the square of the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam-Zuidoost is completed. Visitors to the concerts are welcomed invitingly onto the square in front of the Dome. The U-shaped building around the square includes the hotel, banqueting rooms, and offices. Every building around the square has its own character, but […] Read more
Momentum / Interior
Amsterdam

The interior landscape erases the strict division between work and exhibition space, and allows for flexibility and easy change of use. We did not limit ourselves to the use of visual elements to evoke emotions, but enriched the experience of faraway destinations by adding the scent of local cuisine and sounds of the various areas, which visitors can smell and hear when they sit beneath one of the domes.

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AmstelHome
Amsterdam

Although it was built later, the project of AmstelHome was a prelude of the Ravel Residence project. It set the ambition and shaped the concept for the student housing of the Student Experience company.

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The Lodge / Housing
Maastricht

Building a community starts with the creation of a home. Our proposal  for 390 new student rooms consists of six compact and freestanding lodges as castle outbuildings. Integrated in the classic park, the small lodges introduce a human scale: the ideal starting point to get to know the Hotel Management School Maastricht. Community and Campus […] Read more
Campus City / design research
Amsterdam

Campus City is the follow-up to an earlier research and design based project called Campus Without Boundaries. The Campus City Project examines whether the next generation campus can be used as a model for future cities. There is growing evidence that cities with both universities and a strong connection to research and innovation outperform those with a more industrial base in terms of economic growth and adaptability to change.

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FrieslandCampina Innovation Center
Wageningen

By means of cross-pollination, FrieslandCampina wants to merge her Research with a restaurant, a meeting center, and a sensoric lab.

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Marriott Courtyard / hotel
Amsterdam Zuid-Oost

This four star Marriott Courtyard hotel is part (third phase) of a larger redevelopment of an office campus Atlas Arena Amsterdam. With the introduction of other functions, as this hotel, the office area has become a mixed use area. For a period of thirty years this campus has been empty for about seventy percent. Amidst the economic crisis it is fully leased.

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Atlas Building / laboratory
Wageningen

The reorganisation of the WUR (Wageningen University and Research Centre) has placed all departments and disciplines in a single location: The De Born campus, in Wageningen. Through a European-wide tender several architects were selected to design the new education and research centres. Together with Rafael Viñoly Architects we were selected for the Atlas building, which accommodates the Soil, Water & Climate centres and the Natuurplanbureau (Environmental Assessment Agency).

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Paardenmarkt / Housing
Alkmaar

The project “Paardenmarkt” was completed in 2011. The project, situated on a historic location in the centre of Alkmaar, was a complete renovation and extension of the former cheese warehouse Eyssen. The monumental building was transformed into 22 dwellings for starters, two luxury penthouses, and an ingenious parking facility.

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Community College Noord
Amsterdam

A combination of two schools in a single building: the Bredero MAVO and the ROC van Amsterdam.

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Casa 400 / hotel
Amsterdam

A unique formula still booking success after fifty years: ahotel in the summer for tourists, and rooms for students in the off season.

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Atradius / offices
Amsterdam

‘Space to meet one another’: the design of the head office of the Atradius insurance bank is based on communication and human contact.

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Zuidgebouw / housing
Utrecht

Zuidgebouw is a Housing project for young professionals, couples, small families; so both young and old. With one or more catering functions and an Urban Service Centre.

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Endemol / studios and office
Amsterdam Zuid-Oost

A studio and office building that is in line with market requirements and completely attuned to running the 24-hour company of Endemol in the most efficient way.

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Im Vieri / social housing
Schwerzenbach, Switzerland

220 apartments on a small site. A compact and dense plan in a landscape with a strong green character.

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The Floating Games / design research
Amsterdam

Using the IJ in Amsterdam as the most sustainable location to organize the (Floating) Olympic Games 2028.

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FrieslandCampina HQ / Offices
Amersfoort

The drab and dated horizontal architecture of the existing building was stripped and reclad in natural stone, resulting in a much more vertical image.

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