Start transformation Wit-Gele Kruisgebouw (white-yellow Crossbuilding)

The transformation of the former Wit-Gele Kruisgebouw has started. The post WW2 building with a transparent central aisle will be restored with the original qualities in mind as it was unsubtely “restaurated” in the 80’s.  On both floors there will be a luxury apartment and there will be an extra floor with an apartment in a volume in dark wood. Check the project on the project page:

nomination Dutch Daylight Award, opening HC IJsseloever and new faces at the HQ

The holidays are behind us now and we have not posted news for a while: to catch up 3 messages in 1. Clockwise: Villa IJsselzig is nominated for the Dutch Daylight Awards in the category up to 1000 m2. Proud! See also: Last Saturday, the new energy-neutral clubhouse of HC IJsseloever was opened by MoP Anastasia van der Lugt. It was a great party and given the many positive reactions the clubhouse will be used with enthusiasm. Since Monday we have two new faces at the Wilhelminapark: Floris is a draftsman / designer and Mark is a trainee. Welcome!

Kloostertuin wins Gulden Feniks 2018

1st prize! Yesterday we received the Gulden Feniks 2018 for the Kloostertuin in the category area transformation. Very proud of this recognition for the entire design- and construction team and the client. The design team of diederendirrix (residential buildings), EVA architects (the printing office) and Kees Tolk (landscape), was responsible for the transformation of the monastery complex in Nijmegen. Winners in the other categories are Musis Sacrum, Arnhem in the field of Renovation and the Blokhuispoort, Leeuwarden in the area of ​​Transformation. The jury about the project: “The Kloostertuin in Nijmegen is an inspiring example of how you can make …

nomination Gulden Feniks

The jury of NRP Gulden Feniks award for transformation and renovation nominated 7 projects out of 65 submissions this year. All nominated projects show the unique possibilities and great diversity of destinations that existing real estate has to offer. On Wednesday 27 June, the winners will be announced at the Caballero Factory in The Hague and the prizes will be celebrated. De Kloostertuin (Nijmegen) has been nominated in the category Regional Transformation together with Aalmarkt (Leiden). The Kloostertuin includes the ensemble of the Sacrament Church, Aqua Viva, the Park Building, De Drukkerij and the Kloostertuin. The total plan was designed …

Nomination Gouden Piramide

De Kloostertuin in Nijmegen has been selected (out of seventy entries) as one of the five nominees for the Gouden Piramide, a Dutch prize for the best client of the past two years. We are very happy with this acknowledgement for our client Eduard Kimman! A project in coöperation with Diederendirrix and Kees Tolk landschap. more info (in Dutch):    

MFA Randwijk

In Randwijk we are designing a multifunctional building for the municipality and the local FC.  The design refers to the drying barns of the typical local brick factories. You can find more images on the project page.

Beurs Eigen Huis 2018

Pssst… wanna buy a house? This weekend we’ll be at the Beurs Eigen Huis (Exhibition Own House) in the Jaarbeurs, Utrecht. Be there! You can already take a look here:


Ohlala .. for Heijmans we won the architect selection for 19 homes in Parijsch. Not that French town, but the new neighborhood Parijsch in Culemborg. We have maximized the view of the adjacent park by making the house one and a half times as wide as usual. This means that the floor plan can also be fully flexibly arranged. Soon you will find more information on the website of Parijsch: And of course on our own site: