From 25th of February until the 3rd of March the Go Dutch Consortium was present at the Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS).
The show has opened by her Her Royal Highness Sabika Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa. It was a great succes, with many new businesses attending and visited by more people then ever.
Paul van Wijk and Hugo de Clercq were able to present the plans of Go Dutch to beautify and greenefy Bahrain to her majesty the Queen. The ideas of the Go Dutch Consortium were recieved with great interest and admiration. The visit led to many promising contacts and several concrete possibillities of cooperation between GDC and Bahraini companies.
TEAM FARO AND STROOTMAN AMONG THE TOP 3
02/10/2014 - Our ‘Cradle to Cradle in the polder’ design reached the final three in the competition to design the new entrance area and visitors’ center at the Kinderdijk World Heritage Site.
SEARCHING FOR THE AIRBNB OF ENERGY
17/09/2014 - The still derelict Centrumeiland (IJburg) and the Buiksloterham area, populated by pioneers, offer opportunities to construct alternative and more sustainable forms of infrastructure. But who will organize this and which ‘business case’ works best here? Who will take responsibility for area development and who will monitor public space quality? Join in the debate about the Buurtbouwmarkt in Buiksloterham!
09/09/2014 — The five selected plans for the design of the new entrance and visitors’ center of the Kinderdijk World Heritage Site are on show from 8 to 18 September in Wisboomgemaal. As 1 of the five selected parties Strootman and FARO have produced a joint design.
INSPIRATION FOR OVER 55s IN NIEUW DELFT
22/08/2014 - A fantastic new area of Delft is being constructed on and around the deepened rail tunnel in Delft. It will form the connection between the old inner city and the new station. This development has been appropriately named Nieuw Delft. There is space in Nieuw Delft for many different initiatives including new living concepts for the growing group of over 55s.
BADHOEVEDORP VILLAGE HALL MAKING PROGRESS
21/08/2014 - The design now incorporates all input from users and we are currently putting the final touches on the specifications. The contractor selection is currently being prepared and if everything goes well construction work can start this year.
0-ENERGY HOMES WITH SUSTAINABLE BRICKS
25/06/2014 - FARO architects has re-developed the Borgele shopping center in Deventer in cooperation with Ieder1 housing corporation and Nikkels Bouwbedrijf. The realization of the plans is currently in full flow. It comprises a shopping center with 20 apartments and some 24 family homes, four of which are energy neutral.
CPC DE HALLEN NOORD
15/09/2014 - FARO is designing 2 large residential building projects around the old tram depot in Amsterdam Oud West, De Hallen Zuid and De Hallen Noord. Within this project 5 building plots have been released for CPC projects. These building plots are now being sold.
TWO NEW FARO PROJECTS READY
21/05/2014 - There were festive openings for residents of ‘t Zand in Utrecht and Laak in Amersfoort last week.
SUCCESSFUL WORKSHOPS DURING BLOESEM
12/05/2014 - A successful weekend! The ‘Design your own dream home’ workshops produced fantastic results last Saturday and Sunday, including models with a very distinct form and others with a more functional design.