Internaton Property Awards, 2014
With Waterstudio’s design of The ocean flower, Dutch Docklands won four International Property Awards
At one of world’s largest building exhibitions, as jury member, Koen Olthuis announced price winners of the MADA award organized by Archiworld.
BBC News featured Koen Olthuis and Waterstudio’s Watervilla IJburg
As thousands in the UK continue to deal with the misery of flooding, the Netherlands is pioneering the field of flood-proof homes.
Projects include floating homes, which rise and fall with the water levels, and amphibious homes that sit on dry land but float is water encroaches.
While the amphibious houses cost about 20% more than conventional buildings, the Dutch have learned the investment is still cheaper than that of cleaning up afterwards.
Citadel one of the 10 eye-popping new buildings that you’ll see in 2014
Watervilla Monnickendam is finished. The villa is located on a nice spot in the city’s marina.
New book about Conceptual Architecture and Design in the Netherlands