We are proud to announce our nomination for BNA Best Building of the Year 2018. The new home of the archive, designed in collaboration with Gottlieb Paludan Architects (DK), has been nominated in the category Identity & Iconic value. More information about the award >
Jan Peter Wingender reviews the publication 'Street Architecture. Work by Hans van der Heijden' in de Architect of March 2018
Demolition work is currently taking place in the Koopmans building on the campus of Tilburg University. After the transformation, the building will be the new home of the faculties of Economics and Humanistics. The design was made in collaboration with Studio Linse and Bedaux de Brouwer Architects.
Local Heroes #16; Jean Renaudie. By Anton Zoetmulder (ed. Fenny Ramp)
From the 1st of May till the 1st of July 2018, our model of the W Hotel Amsterdam will be shown at ARCAM. It is part of the exhibition 'Modellenbureau ARCAM', which will be officially opened on the 23rd of February.
The municipality of Leiden has accepted our concept design for the renovation of the city hall. An important part in the design is the transformation of the now closed-off atrium into and open air lush garden to enhance the original building typology and create an inspiring environment for work and exchange.
The canopies are the first completed part in the renovation and extension of the listed monument.
During the Gevel 2018 conference, which took place from the 23rd till the 25th of January in Ahoy Rotterdam, Jan Peter Wingender spoke about tectonics in brick architecture and about the research on almost energy-neutral brick buildings (Brick-BENG).
The 45 apartments on the Kop Zuidas are now online. Sud Amsterdam is located along the historic border of Berlage's Plan Zuid. The façade resonates with the monumental brickwork of the plan and is characterized by careful use of brick patterns and expressive bay windows with loggias.
Jan Peter Wingender was part of the panel that nominated 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 celebrated that the construction of Paradijshof in Rotterdam has reached 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 present opportunities 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 was 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), shared their knowledge and experience of this material. Each architect did this in terms of his or her own vision, design standpoint and routine.
The new building for the Delft City Archive was 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 reflected 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 were discussed. A special issue of 'de Architect' magazine on the subject was 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.
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.
For more information about The Paradijshof >
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 has been selected 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 appeared following a collaboraton between Office Haratori and Office Winhov to transform a former hay barn in Graubünden, Switzerland into a alpine loft. Publisher: A Dino Simonett Book, Switzerland.
Office Winhov has been 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 has been 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 published 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 have been 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.