Care housing ‘De Provenier’, Rotterdam
03-05-2016 door Candice de Rooij
“How can spatial design support people with dementia or another disability in their daily life?” Residence ‘De Provenier’ offers housing for people that need care on the channel side boulevard in one of the most characteristic areas of Rotterdam. With a simple turn in thinking, KAW creates a big effect for affordable city living for vulnerable target groups.
Restructuring Rosmolen Tlburg
10-11-2015 door Joost Boon
Taking joint responsibility for creating a pleasant and comfortable neighbourhood, that characterizes the inhabitants of the district Rosmolen in Tilburg. They are closely involved with the design of their own houses. KAW designs 159 accommodations with architect Bedaux the Brouwer.
Canada inspecting Dutch high-density living areas
10-07-2015 door Reimar von Meding
Canadian writer Alain LeTourneau came to Europe to conduct research on high density residential architecture for his hometown in Portland, Oregon. Head architect Reimar von Meding took him through sister-portcity Rotterdam to show him low-cost, high quality dwellings. Read all about his favourite projects on his tumblr blog.
KAW designs apartments with ‘European touch’ in Oman
28-11-2014 door Kasper Niezen
In the exponentially growing Sultanate of Oman there is a great demand for qualitative housing. KAW designs an apartment block with a ‘European touch’ for starters in the capital Muscat. The developer aims to set a new standard for the quality of housing and living in the Oman construction sector.
KAW brings Dutch Care Design to Argentina during IFHE 2014
02-06-2014 door Daphne Glazenburg
KAW will be showcasing the latest developments in care during the bi-annual IFHE 2014. Spacial, social and economic effects of demographic change is very much an international theme and we believe that international knowledge exchange helps us making big steps towards more sustainable, more social and more affordable solutions for people to live happily. On the IFHE 2014, we will provide insight in the newest solutions in elderly cure and care from Dutch perspective. Also, we will show the latest developments that are still in design process. These will be completed and open for live visits at the IFHE World Congress 2016. View Reimars presentation.
Sustainably designed recreation paviljon
22-01-2014 door Daphne Glazenburg
On the site of the Philips Fruit Garden the information pavilion ‘Stadspoort Landbouw’ is realized to connect the city of Eindhoven with the natural park to its south. The pavilion serves to increase the accessibility and awareness of the area and as an information point. Information, education and recreation come together in a building where the stories of businesses, agriculture and cultural are told.
Rapidly built tailor-made apartments
21-01-2014 door Fronique Oosterhof
In a post-war neighbourhood in Dordrecht, a block with 40 outdated portico houses is being replaced with a tailor-made apartment building. The 40 high-quality dwellings are wheelchair friendly, result in low housing costs for the residents, and can be built fast and effective.
Nomination Hedy d’Ancona Award for shelter ‘Veilige Veste’!
05-11-2013 door Daphne Glazenburg
Design, energy reduction and the fight against human trafficking come together in one revolutionary project: the ‘Veilige Veste’. Literally translated this means ‘safe fortress’, and that is exactly what it is. You cannot miss the bright white building, cut like a diamond, subtly gleaming in the sun. It is the new home for girls from all around the world that have been victims of human trafficking. We’re very proud the project is nominated for the Hedy d’Ancona Award.
Runner Up VKG Audience Award 2011
22-08-2013 door Daphne Glazenburg
After a major renovation of the Tuinwijk, a neighbourhood that was struggling with a bad image because of drug-related problems and poor building quality, the area is once again in its original beauty. The 1920ies architecture has been restored along with a technical upgrade to this epoque. This shift has not gone unnoticed: the renovation has been nominated as runner up for the VKG Audience Award.