The island is transforming from an industrial area into a densely populated urban area in the coming years. Block 30 forms the corner of a facade wall along the IJburglaan; the central access road across the island. The building contains 64 social housing apartments.
Zeeburgereiland Block 30 is completed
On the 5th of July eleven architects (including Jan Peter Wingender) reflected on the Piraeus building by Hans Kollhoff. Now, 23 years later, the influence of this building on the city, the culture of building and the influence on their own work will be discussed. A special issue of 'de Architect' magazine was presented on this occasion. Initiative: Jan Peter Wingender, Hans van der Heijden & Alexander Pols. More information >
European tender for Leiden City Hall
Office Winhov in collaboration with Studio Linse, is announced as winner of the competition for the renovation of the Leiden city hall. The city hall is designed by C.J. Blaauw in the ’30's and is a listed monument. The building needs to be prepared for the increasing demands on sustainability and a variety of alterations are required to suit the building for the new ways of working of the municipal organization. The renewed city hall will be opened in 2020.
The transformation of the former V&D complex in the center of Amsterdam has started. The original qualities of the monumental complex will be reduced in contemporary form.
Local Hero #15; Jan Leupen. By Bernard Leupen (red. Fenny Ramp)
As presented yesterday, the W Hotel Bank is nominated in the category ‘Transformation’. We feel, together with the client Europe Hotels | Private Collection, honored and are proud of this nomination.
Start construction Het Paradijshof
The construction of Het Paradijshof in Nieuw Crooswijk Rotterdam will begin soon. 23 houses will be built. On Tuesday 9th of May the first brick will be layed.
For more information about The Paradijshof >
Selected for the renovation of the Koopmans building, Tilburg
Office Winhov is, together with Bedaux de Brouwer Architects and Studio Linse, selected for the renovation of the Koopmans building on the campus of the University of Tilburg. From the academic year 2019 – 2020, the building will house the faculties of Economics, Literature and Theology. Therefore the building has to be renovated.
Local Heroes News
With great pleasure we would like to inform you about the continuation of 'Local Heroes'. After the death of Joost Hovenier, the driving force behind the project, it’s been quiet for a while but this spring we will make a dynamic start. Through the new group ‘Local Heroes – Office Winhov’ on LinkedIn we will keep you informed about new publications, lectures and excursions.
This publication explores the metamorphosis of the underground vault in the former Kasbank into a sumptuous spa.
Publisher: Design Story Publishing
Office Winhov, in association with Studio Linse, selected for the renovation of the historic town hall in Leiden
The town hall in Leiden has to be rebuild in the coming years so that the historic building can be better utilized for the administrative and official accommodation. Office Winhov, Bierman Henket architects and cepezed may make a proposal for the renovation.
Transformation of the former V&D retail complex, Amsterdam
Office Winhov was commissioned for the renovation and transformation of the former complex of Vroom & Dreesman at the Rokin and Kalverstraat in the center of Amsterdam. The complex will be transformed with respect to the original twentieth century ensemble designed by Caron and Kuyt.
This publication appeared after a project in Graubünden Switzerland where Office Haratori and Office Winhov transformed an old hay barn into a alpine loft. Publisher: A Dino Simonett Book, Switzerland.
We are pleased to be the winners of the Geurt Brinkgreve Bokaal 2016. W Hotel Bank was awarded by the municipality of Amsterdam, as the best project of this year in the field of transformation and renovation. The award is also honouring our commissioner Europe Hotels | Private Collection.
Office Winhov wins ARC16 Oeuvre Award
Office Winhov is the proud winner of the ARC16 Oeuvre Award. Our office is praised by the jury for our ability to translate social developments into interventions in the daily environment. A growing number of buildings illustrate a strong feeling for location and atmosphere. According to the jury, Office Winhov inspires the future generation of architects and designers.
Following the transformation of the former Zollfreilager-Areal in Zürich to a new urban quarter an impressive publication came out. (Text: German)
Publisher Park Books, commissioned by Zürcher Freilager AG
Nomination Uri Gilad for Abe Bonnema Prize
We are very proud with the nomination of Uri Gilad for the Abe Bonnema Prize for Young Architects 2016. On December 9th the winner will be made public.
The mock-up of the facade elements for the Bucherer Flagshipstore is installed on site.
De Architect, October 2016
article about the student housing in Eindhoven
The Dutch architectural magazine De Architect published our new project Student accommodation at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in a special issue on recent developments in Dutch residential architecture.
The entrance for the Delft Archive arrived on site.
First inhabitants moved into their rooms in the studenthousing at the Eindhoven Univerisity of Technology
Our housing proposal has been accepted by the WerkbundStadt Berlin. The plans will be presented in September, the construction of the new quarter along the Spree will start in 2018. More information >
We Are proud that the W hotel Amsterdam is nominated for the Arie Keppler Prize 2016. More information >
European tender for Amsterdam Amstel Station
Office Winhov together with Gottlieb Paludan Architecs won the European tender for the third largest trains station in Amsterdam. The team will act as ‘station architect’ and will design and guide the renovation and extension of the station in the upcoming years. Amsterdam Amstel Station (1939) is a listed monument. The station was designed by architects H.G.J. Schelling (Dutch Railways) and J. Leuven (Amsterdam municipality).
Competition Havenlaan Brussels
Team Office Winhov & Trans Architecture are selected for the design competition for a residential development (28.500 m2) on the Havenlaan in Brussels.
Volume #48 The Research Turn
Interview with Jan Peter Wingender
' What follows is an issue comprised entirely of dialogues - a first for Volume - whose character ranges interviews to conversations. We wanted to learn from individuals whose stories and experiences we understood as being instrumental in shaping the contemporary field of creative knowledge production.'
Ground breaking ceremony for the new municipal archive of Delft. A time capsule is integrated in the foundations of the new building.
W Hotel Amsterdam and Care center Maisbaai are published in the Netherlands Architecture year book 2015-16
We are honored with the publication of two of our projects in the new Yearbook Architecture in the Netherlands 2015-2016. Beside the projects, two of our publications, ‘Local heroes’ and and ‘Brick an exacting material’, are mentioned in the essay of Kirsten Hannema.
Werkbund Stadt Berlin 2016
Upon invitation by architect and professor Paul Kahlfeldt have started the design for our contribution to the Werkbund Stadt Berlin 2016. Other participants include Uwe Schröder, Max Dudler, Kleihues + Kleihues, Hans van der Heijden, Hild und K, Hans Kollhoff, Caruso St John, Rapp & Rapp and jessenvollenweider. More information >
Joost Hovenier, 1963-2016
Our beloved friend and partner, Joost Hovenier, passed away on March 12, 2016. We feel a great void in Joost's absence. His time came too soon. Joost was a passionate architect, who united precision with curiosity and exploration and a savant man, who paved his way in architecture. We will build on what he left behind for us.
Brick, An Exacting Material wins the silver medal in ’The most beautiful book of the world’ competition in Leipzig
‘Ein anspruchsvolles Thema, eine anspruchsvolle Gestaltung, ein anspruchsvolles Buch’. More information (DE)>
Brick, An Exacting Material is selected for The Best Dutch and Flemish Book Designs 2015. More information >
The X BANK opens its doors to the public
Local Hero 14; Gillespie, Kidd & Coia, Glasgow. By R.S Proudley & D.M Meijerink
European tender for the Trippenhuis complex
Office Winhov together with HOEK architecture & preservation won the European tender for the famous Trippenhuis complex. The Amsterdam complex is seat of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and owned by the Central Government Real Estate Agency (RVB). The project involves the design and transformation of the entree, the foyers and related public areas of the KNAW. In addition a long term plan for the restoration of this monumental complex is asked for.
The book edited by Jan Peter Wingender offers a colourful palette of insights and inspiration on the use of brick in contemporary architecture. The book is a collection of essays by diverse authors around three themes: 'Facing the City', 'Tectonics of Cladding' en 'Brick Dresses'. Many previous unpublished drawings and photos accompany the essays. The graphic design is by Joost Grootens. The book can be ordered at Architectura and Natura Press >
Building a polderroad
Groundbreaking for the first house at Oosterwold Almere
City model of Zürich
Commissioned by the city of Zürich, Office Winhov, Office Haratori and Lorenz Eugster are researching the possibilities of urban densification of Seebach.
1st Prize competition for the flagship store of Bucherer in Zürich
Office Haratori and Office Winhov have been announced winner of the design competition for the new flagship store of the jeweller Bucherer, a 127-year-old family company, on the prestigious Bahnhofstrasse in Zürich. The project involves the renovation of the existing building from 1961 and the design of the new facade.
WINHOV + Learning from City Hotels
Winhov + is our platform to share our methodology, reflection and fascination which underpin the fundamentals of our architectural design to those who participate in the design of our daily life. This issue of Winhov+ will focus on the phenomenon of City Hotels and shows the result of the interest of Office Winhov in the recent developments into the field of new hotel concepts in Amsterdam. Furthermore the issue is a continuation of the exhibition ‘City Hotels’ that was at display at the architecture institute ARCAM last spring 2015. Download Learning from City Hotel (Dutch) >
Thursday the 22nd of October the W hotel Amsterdam opened its door to the public.
Together with Floris Cornelisse, Job Floris and Hans van der Heijden, Jan Peter Wingender has taken a stand for the necessary renewal from within the discipline of architecture itself. In de October issue of the Dutch architectural magazine ‘De Architect’ the editor Harm Tilman interviewed the four architects and wrote about their search for the alternatives that present architecture can offer.
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W hotel Amsterdam received the sustainable BREEAM certificate
W Hotel Amsterdam is the first monumental building in the Netherlands to receive the sustainable BREEAM very good certificate. The certificate was given to the team Office Winhov, DPA Cauberg-Huygen , C2N and SPARK Intelligent Design in a ceremonial event during the symposium of the Dutch Green Building Counsel. The transformation and renovation of this historical monument into a five star hotel was done by the architecture firm Office Winhov and interiors by BK architecture.
Building upon Building
The Forum publication ‘building upon building’ presents a collection of dialogues between contemporary European architects and the past through their designs of imaginary extensions for existing buildings. Office Winhov is participating in the publication with the article ‘Celebrating the architecture of the banal', an intervention in Le Havre, France.
Building Upon Building
AetA 160 - FORUM Magazine
Edited by Jantje Engels and Marius Grootveld.
Werkbundstadt Berlin, second congres, theme sustainability
Office Winhov participate in the WerkbundStadt Berlin 2016. The urban plan for the site in Berlin-Charlottenburg and the design for the buildings will be presented in September 2016. Photo: Stefan Müller
Load bearing elements at the factory. The first elements were transported from the factory to the building site.
A photo of a mock up of office haratori & office winhov is part of the presentation ‘Mockups’ by the English photographer Tobias Wootton (1981). By isolating mockups form their original, spatial and architectural function Wootton presents them as found objects and by doing so enhance their abstract and visual character. The photographer has printed several mockips in the format of an advertising poster. The posters are exhibited on the facade of the F + F Schule für Kunst und Design in Zürich. ‘Mockups‘ is part of the manifestation Art Altstetten Albisrieden and can be visited until 13 September 2015. Address: Flurstrasse 89, Zürich
The restaurant The Duchess in the former KAS Bank Amsterdam is officially open. The monumental building is transformed and restored to the new W Amsterdam by Office Winhov, interior by BK.
The Big Leisure Congress
Lecture on City Hotels by Uri Gilad
On Thursday June 18 Architectenweb organized the Big Leisure Congress in Dordrecht. The congress focused on the design and concept behind hotels, sport facilities and cultural buildings in the Netherlands. Office Winhov contributed with a lecture on City Hotels, which focuses on the transformation of monumental buildings in Amsterdam into hotels and the role that these hotels take in the development of the city. The lecture was based on a recent study on City Hotels by Office Winhov. More information > Architectenweb (NL)
Local Hero 12; Heinz Bienefeld, Cologne. By Peter Meijer
Construction has started for 300 student apartments at the campus of the University of Technology Eindhoven
New assignment for 23 houses in the Pardijshof, Nieuwe Crooswijk Rotterdam
Forum Learing From City Hotels
Tuesday April 14th at ARCAM
ARCAM centre for architecture Amsterdam, the municipality of Amsterdam and Office Winhov have organised a discussion entitled Learning From City Hotels. The event organised to mark the end of the exhibition of the research project City Hotels, will focus on insights into the project and its outcomes and will feature commentary by René van Schie, Paul Rosenberg and Jeroen Schilt, Jan Peter Wingender and Engin Celikbas. More information > ARCAM
HSLU campus in Horw, Luzern Switzerland
The team of Office Haratori, Office Winhov and Territioria is selected for the testplanning phase of the HSLU campus in Horw, Luzern. The assignment is to develop a masterplan for the campus and the renovation and extension of the existing buildings of the Architecture and Technique department.
In the interview Stumbling Block, three architects, experienced in the use of brickwork, discuss the pros and cons of the material, its possibilities and renaissances and talk about the direction in which this material and the way we use it could develop. Matthias Kohler, Charles Pictet and Jan Peter Wingender in discussion with Tibor Joanelly and Ronald Züger.
Opening exhibition City Hotels
Saturday, Januart 17th at 15.30
'City Hotels’ is an exhibition by Office Winhov and Arcam over fifteen distinctive or monumental buildings in amsterdam that have been transformed into hotels. In recent years a wide variety of building types including former schools, banks and offices have been converted into hotels with features that have been made accessible not only to guests but to the people of Amsterdam.
More information > ARCAM
First inhabitants move into our recently finished care complex Maaisbaai with 27 apartments, 3 care groups for the elderly and a care building
Demolition has begun
Zusterflat Den Helder
Demolition has begun to clear the site for the construction of the new project in Den Helder. The project will redevelop a prominent corner site in the city with a series of buildings containing 15 apartments and 6 single family houses.
The residential tower Zölly has been awarded the Silbernen Hasen; the Swiss architecture prize by Hochparterre
W Amsterdam in the former KAS Bank building
W Amsterdam which is under construction in the former Telephone Exchange on Dam Square, will be expanded with the adjacent former KAS Bank building. This National Monument is being restored and transformed by Office Winhov and BK Architecture.
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The 1:1 mock-up of our housing project at Freilager Albisrieden Zurich has been completed
We have started the design of 3 buildings with 75 dwellings in Jeroen Bosch Park, Den Bosch
The project Bloesemplein in Zuidoostbeemster, Netherlands was awarded first prize in the Residential category.
Clay plaster Workshop for office haratori at the Alpine loft Mathon, Switzerland
Shops and residential complex in Oss completed
Our shops and residential complex in Oss is completed. The project is designed by Wingender Hovenier Architecten with Van Santvoort
The first phase of Block 3A is completed
Residential building, day care centre (office winhov) and Montessori school De Amstel (Liag).
The facade of the Residential Tower Zölly is published in the latest edition of Werk, Bauen + Wohnen
Architects' Table Football Tournament
On June 12th Office Winhov and Weber Beamix hosted the First Amsterdam Architects’ Table Football Tournament. Our colleagues of Studio Nine dots are the winners of this first edition. We already look forward for the next edition.
Raid Arctique 2014
Joost Hovenier is co-organizer of the Raid Arctique 2014, a journey of 3400km in classic Citroëns CX from the arctic circle to Paris. The Citroën CX is designed by the architect and car designer Robert Opron in 1974. Forty years after the press presentation of the CX in Lapland, the Raid Arctique 2014 will follow the exact route of the historic Raid Arctique in 1974. The prologue is at August 26th in Kiruna, Sweden. For more information about sponsoring or participating please contact email@example.com
Construction has reached it's highest point of our residential and Care buildings, Maisbaai Middelburg
Our project a Private house on Rieteiland Amsterdam is published in Architecture in the Netherlands Yearbook 2013/2014. The yearbook Architecture in the Netherlands is the international business card for Dutch architecture. The four members of the book’s editorial team select 30 of the outstanding projects completed in 2013 and describe the most important developments and trends that have an influence on the production and design of Dutch architecture. nai010 publishers >
The team Wingender Hovenier Architecten Amsterdam & Gottlieb Paludan Architects Copenhagen won the European tender for the new City Archive of Delft. Our team will develop the project as total engineering in collaboration with Strackee (structural engineer), Spark Intelligent Design (MEP), Archisupport (quantity surveyor)
Office Winhov Lecture series
Bruno van den Elshout New Horizons
On Wednesday, March 26, the artist and photographer Bruno van den Elshout will give a lecture at our office in Amsterdam about his project New Horizons. In 2012 Bruno van den Elshout photographed the North Sea Horizon every hour for one year. Creating in 366 days a collection of 8785 abstract, poetic and yet realistic portraits of the horizon. For participants please RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
New Horizons >
Zusterflat Den Helder
Office Winhov has been selected to design a residential complex in the centre of Den Helder
Prix de Rome Architecture 2014
Our partner Uri Gilad has been selected for the longlist of the Prix de Rome
Shopping Center Terwijde
Both blocks with 5.500 m2 of shops and 134 apartments have reached the highest point.
Our new name Office Winhov has been launched
The highest point has been reached of Zölly residential tower in Zürich, Switzerland
Residential and Care buildings, Maisbaai Middelburg
Construction has started
The project includes 20 apartments, three residential care groups and a care support centre. It is located in the historic center of Middelburg, on the Dokhaven site where the VOC shipyard once stood.
The restoration and transformation of the listed barn into an Alpine Loft has started. The barn which is located in the centre of Mathon (CH) is an essential part of the urban structure of the village. In collaboration with office haratori
In the night of 14th of July the crane was installed on the roof of the former Government Office for Transactions and Telephony. The building will be restored and transformed into a hotel.