Jan Peter Wingender is part of the panel that nominates 50 projects out of the nearly 600 projects submitted to the Wienerberger Brick Award 2018. The winners will be announced during the ceremony in May 2018.
Thursday 9th of November we are celebrating that the construction of Paradijshof in Rotterdam reaches its highest point. Here Office Winhov designed43 apartments in collaboration with HP Architecten.
The Amsterdam Museum and the Municipality of Amsterdam have selected five architectural offices and collaborations for research on the tranformation of the complex. We are proud to be part of this. The challenge is to modernize the historic complex. The selected parties are Cruz y Ortiz Amsterdam, Felix Claus Dick van Wageningen Architecten, Neutelings Riedijk Architecten and the collaborations AL_A /NEXT/1meter98 and Office Winhov/Inbo.
This summer, a traveling exhibition started with architectural dollhouses for children with severe energy metabolism diseases. The initiative comes from architect Peter Masselink, whose son suffers from this condition. We also participated in this project. A series of exhibitions of eighteen designs throughout The Netherlands during 2017 is to be concluded by an auction of the dolls' houses, where all proceeds will be donated to scientific research on the diseases. The Dolls’ House exhibition will be displayed in ARCAM from the 4th of November till the 9th of December.
How do you design and realize brickwork that will preserve it’s strength and beauty over time? That is the core question of the 15th edition of the KNB MasterClass Brick for architects. Jan Peter Wingender, Bart van Kampen (DeZwarteHond) and Marlies Rohmer (Marlies Rohmer Architects & Urbanists), share their knowledge and experience of this material. Each architect in terms of his or her own vision, design standpoint and routine.
The new building for the Delft City Archive is officially opened on September the 7th. Office Winhov and Gottlieb Paludan Architects won the European tender for the new building in April 2014. The new location includes various depots, offices, workspaces and a public reading room.
Image below: the Mayor of Delft and visual artist Amie Dicke are looking at a treasure from the Archive; the birth registration of the painter Johannes Vermeer.
Zölly residential tower winner BETONSUISSE Architekturpreis 2017
On the 5th of July eleven architects reflect on the Piraeus building by Hans Kollhoff. 23 years after its completion, the influence of this building on the city, the culture of building and the influence on their own work are discussed. A special issue of 'de Architect' magazine on the subject is launched. Initiative: Hans van der Heijden, Alexander Pols, Jan Peter Wingender.
The island will be transformed 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, which is the central access road across the island. The building contains 64 social housing apartments.
The transformation of the former V&D complex in the center of Amsterdam has started. The original qualities of the monumental complex are going to be brought back in contemporary form.
Office Winhov in collaboration with Studio Linse has been selected as the winner of the competition for the renovation of Leiden city hall. The city hall was designed by C.J. Blaauw in the 1930's and is a listed monument. The building needs to be adapted to the increasing demands in terms of sustainability and a variety of changes are required in order for the building to fit to the new working methods of the municipal organization. The renewed city hall will be opened in 2020.
Local Hero #15; Jan Leupen. By Bernard Leupen (ed. Fenny Ramp)
The construction of Het Paradijshof in Nieuw Crooswijk Rotterdam will begin soon. 45 apartments will be built that we designed in collaboration with HP Architecten. On Tuesday 9th of May the first brick will be layed.
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It has been announced that the W Hotel Bank is nominated for the NRP Gulden Feniks in the category ‘Transformation’. Along with our client Europe Hotels | Private Collection, we feel honoured to be nominated.
It is with great pleasure that we can 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.
The town hall in Leiden will be renovated in the coming years in order to make the historic building better fit for administrative and official affairs. Office Winhov, in association with Studio Linse, Bierman Henket architects and cepezed have been invited to submit proposals for the renovation.
Office Winhov in collaboration with Bedaux de Brouwer Architects and Studio Linse is selected to renovate the Koopmans building on the campus of the University of Tilburg. The building will be renovated in order to house the faculties of Economics, Literature and Theology as of the start of the academic year 2019–2020.
This publication explores the metamorphosis of the underground vault in the former Kasbank into a sumptuous spa.
Publisher: Design Story Publishing
This publication appeares following a collaboration between Office Haratori and Office Winhov, that transformed a former hay barn in Graubünden Switzerland into an alpine loft. Design: Dino Simonett, Switzerland.
Office Winhov is commissioned to renovate and transform the former complex of Vroom & Dreesman on the Rokin and Kalverstraat in the center of Amsterdam. The complex will be transformed whilst respecting the original twentieth century ensemble designed by Caron and Kuyt.
Office Winhov is the proud winner of the ARC16 Oeuvre Award. Our office was praised by the jury for our ability to translate social developments into interventions in the daily environment. An increasing number of our buildings illustrate a strong feeling for location and atmosphere. According to the jury, Office Winhov inspires the future generation of architects and designers.
We are pleased to announce that Office Winhov has won the Geurt Brinkgreve Bokaal 2016. The W Hotel Bank was named best project of 2016 in the field of transformation and renovation by the municipality of Amsterdam. The award also honours our client Europe Hotels | Private Collection.
Following the transformation of the former Zollfreilager-Areal in Zürich into a new urban residential neighbourhood an impressive publication is released. (Text: German)
Publisher Park Books, commissioned by Zürcher Freilager AG
We are very proud to announce the nomination for the Abe Bonnema Prize for Young Architects 2016.
The mock-up of facade elements for the Bucherer Flagshipstore is installed on site.
The Dutch architectural magazine De Architect publishes our new student accommodation project 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.
The first inhabitants of Office Winhov's recent student housing project at the Eindhoven Univerisity of Technology have moved into their rooms
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 is due to start start in 2018. More information >
Office Winhov in collaboration with Gottlieb Paludan Architects has won the European tender for the third largest train 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. Leupen (Amsterdam municipality).
The team Office Winhov/Trans Architecture is selected for the design competition for a residential development (28.500 m2) on the Havenlaan in Brussels.
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.'
Ceremony for the ground breaking of the new city archive of Delft. A time capsule is integrated within the foundations of the new building.
We are honored by the publication of two of W Hotel Amsterdam and care center Maisbaai in the new Yearbook Architecture in the Netherlands, 2015-2016. Beside the projects, two of our publications, ‘Local heroes’ and ‘Brick an exacting material’, are mentioned in the essay of Kirsten Hannema.
Upon invitation by architect and professor Paul Kahlfeldt, we 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 >
Our beloved friend and partner, Joost Hovenier, passed away on March 12, 2016. We feel a deep void of 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’.
X BANK makes its debut in the iconic former Kas Bank building on the Spuistraat as part of the W Hotel Amsterdam. It will present a comprehensive collection of mainly Dutch fashion, art and design.
Local Hero 14; Gillespie, Kidd & Coia, Glasgow. By R.S Proudley & D.M Meijerink
The book edited by Jan Peter Wingender offers a colourful palette of insights and inspiration for 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 >
Office Winhov together with HOEK architecture & preservation won the European tender for the famous Trippenhuis complex. The Amsterdam complex is the 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.
Ground breaking for the first house at Oosterwold Almere
Commissioned by the city of Zürich, Office Winhov, Office Haratori and Lorenz Eugster are researching the possibilities of urban densification of Seebach.
Office Haratori and Office Winhov have been announced as the 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+ is our platform to share our methodology, reflections and fascinations 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 tour interest in the recent developments in 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) >
On thursday the 22nd of October, the W hotel Amsterdam opened its doors to the public.
Together with Floris Cornelisse, Job Floris and Hans van der Heijden, Jan Peter Wingender has taken a stand for a 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 alternatives that the present architecture can offer.
de Architect >
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.
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 5 star hotel was done by Office Winhov and the interiors by BK architecture.
Office Winhov is participating 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 have been 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 mockups 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 Duchess restaurant in the former KAS Bank Amsterdam is officially open. The monumental building was transformed and restored into the new W Hotel Amsterdam by Office Winhov with interior by BK.
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 focused 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
photo: Heinz Bienefeld, Tabernakel in der Kirche St. Bonifatius © Lucas Roth
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
ARCAM, 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
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.
'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. Opening on saturday, January 17th at 15.30.
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 on 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 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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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
Our shops and residential complex in Oss has been completed. The project is designed by Wingender Hovenier Architecten with Van Santvoort
The facade of the Residential Tower Zölly is published in the latest edition of Werk, Bauen + Wohnen
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 was 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first phase of Block 3A is completed of the residential building, day care centre by Office Winhov and Montessori school De Amstel by Liag.
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're already looking forward till next time.
Construction has reached it's highest point of our residential and care buildings in 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 in collaboration with Strackee (structural engineer), Spark Intelligent Design (MEP), Archisupport (quantity surveyor).
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 email@example.com
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Office Winhov has been selected to design a residential complex in the centre of Den Helder
Our partner Uri Gilad has been selected for the longlist of the Prix de Rome.
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 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 begun. The barn which is located in the centre of Mathon (CH) is an essential part of the urban fabric 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 Telephonics. The building will be restored and transformed into a hotel.