Journal

april’18: Green light for commencing design of WoZoCo in The Hague

Last week we started on the design of a “woon zorg complex” (housing for care dependent tenants) in The Hague for housing association Staedion. The program consists of 10.000 m2, 120 apartments and commercial/ communal spaces. We have been anticipating this one for some time and we are very happy to start the design. Team

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jan.’18: participation in design team for Moscow Renovation Project

In June 2017, the Moscow Duma unanimously approvedĀ the demolition of more than 4,000 apartment blocksĀ in various sites across Moscow city, home to nearly 2 million people. Most of this housing is privately owned, the consequence of the privatisation of state housing after the collapse of the Soviet Union. It has been a highly controversial decision,

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Good Affordable Housing

A practical research project by Sputnik, 15 housing associations, subsidized by the ministry of the interior. In 2013 the national policy regarding social housing shifted considerably. According to the new policy, the rent for social houses should be less subsidized and more fit to the income of the tenant.

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nov.’17: Hofbad Tower up for D&B tender

We’ve produced a feasibility study for the Hofbad Toren in The Hague commissioned by housing association Staedion. The resulting model is a highrise with social housing apartments and it is used as a base for the D&B tender.

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7 dec.’17: Bert Karel Deuten lectures at Platform31 conference

On December 7th Bert Karel Deuten lectured about our research project Goed Wonen in een Betaalbare Woning at the conference ‘Betaalbare nieuwbouw, dat doe je zo!’ organized by Platform31. There is a growing demand for affordable housing in The Netherlands. Bert Karel joined the discussion with the panel and the audience to find the answer

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