Urbanism and Landscape Architecture

2017 Dafne Schippers Bridge

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05.2018 Victor Hugo Park and Dafne Schippers Bridge published in "Deutsche Bauzeitung".

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05.2018 Mariahilfer Straße welcomes the summer

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05.2018 New design assignment

The new lock control building seizes the monumental character of the lock towers.

05.2018 Building permit for the new control center at Lock Eefde

"De Plaats" as a spatial ancorpoint in the city

04.2018 Bureau B+B designs extensive renovation plan for the inner city of The Hague

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04.2018 Bureau B+B visited Bicycle Architecture Biennale in Leiden.

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04.2018 Today the “Bicycle Architecture Biennale 2018” opens its doors at the Tuin De Smed in Leiden! We are very proud that our project Dafne Schippers Bridge what we did together with NEXT Architects and Rudy Uytenhaak + Partners Architecten will be exhibited as one of 13 international projects which “herald the beginnings of bicycle cities”. As part of the Architectuurweek “Fiets Metropol” the Biennale continues until next Wednesday. So, take your bike and make a ride to Leiden. We are looking forward to see you there!


04.2018 This Friday noon our colleague Tim Kort will give a lecture about “Klimaatschap Amstelland” (Climatelandscape Amstelland) with which he graduated at the Academie van Bouwkunst, Amsterdam last year. The lecture is part of a lecture series “Perspectiven bij een dalende bodem” organized by the “Provinciaal Adviseur Ruimtelijke Kwaliteit (PARK)” and the Adviescommissie Leefomgevingskwaliteit (PAL).

Bureau B+B on Red Square Moscow

04.2018 B+B's office excursion to Moscow

Building, bridge, bicycle track and park - all in one - Maurice Iseger-smaller

03.2018 Where can the bicycle take us? With this question the Bicycle Architecture Biennale will open between the 19th and the 26th of April to show congenial international projects which heralds the indispensable role of bicycles in the future of our cities. We are very proud that our project Dafne Schippers Bridge which we did in cooperation with NEXT Architects and Rudy Uytenhaak + Partners Architecten will be exhibited as “a bridge, that shows the architectural imagination being used more productively, in a way that brings people to the city on bikes.”

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01.2018 News from our project in Tilburg Dalem. The construction phase of the southern area of “Park Centraal” for which we made the urban plan and the design just started. The project is commissioned by the municipality of Tilburg in cooperation with the developers AM.

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01.2018 Our project Aldenhofpark in Hoensbroek has been published in the Yearbook of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design in the Netherlands 2017.


12.2017 In 2019 ten million flowers will change Alkmaar in a world attraction. Bureau B+B made the design proposal for the flower parade. Initiator of the plan is Hans van de Leygraaf with his foundation ‘Tuinen van Holland’. Last Friday the plan was presented to the press.


11.2017 Noordwest Hospital Group selected the combination of de Jong Gortemaker Algra architects, Royal HaskoningDHV en Bureau B+B urbanism and landscape architecture for the renovation of the hospital in Alkmaar. New buildings will be added to the complex. Bureau B+B is committed to a careful integration of the site with the complex, urban and parklike location. The hospital will be surrounded by stimulating and healthy exterior areas.


10.2017 Friday October 20th, Anna Fink will host a workshop on the implementation of 'A Pattern Language' in current urban issues, during Purplsoc 2017: Pursuit of Pattern Languages for Societal Change

Anna Fink en Simona Serafino

10.2017 Sign up for our Placemaking Week Workshop on October 11

Opinion in Topos

09.2017 Mascha Onderwater shares her opinion on spatial quality in Dutch water works in the latest edition of Topos magazine:

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09.2017 Zierikzee's Harbor Square and Harbor Park are featured in Landscape Record Magazine


09.2017 Thanks to all former B+B employees and interns to have come and celebrate with us our 40th anniversary. We had the best party and enjoined seeing you all!

De kern bijzonder Den Haag

09.2017 Vacature: Bureau B+B heeft plek voor een gedreven, talentvolle landschapsarchitect of stedenbouwer.

Dafne Schippersbrug in Stedenbouw&Architectuur

07.2017 Read all about the Dafne Schippers Bridge in the latest Stedenbouw en Architectuur. Design by NEXT Architects, Rudy Uytenhaak + Partners Architecten and of course Bureau B+B

Mariahilfer Strasse Vienna

06.2017 Mariahilfer Street in Vienna wins EDRA 2017 Great Places Award. The design was done by Bureau B+B in collaboration with orso.pitro architects. The award was presented on May 31st, at the EDRA48 conference in Madison (WI).


05.2017 This Friday, Gert-Jan Wisse will particpate in the panel discussion on public space as space for education, during the Days of Architecture in Sarajevo.


05.2017 New project: Courtyard Zuidblok, Amsterdam

Prinses Maxima Centrum

04.2017 This spring, Van der Tol will start the construction of the gardens at the Princes Maxima Center in Utrecht.

04.2017 Discussion about the Valkhof Park in the Gelderlander

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04.2017 Prairiegarden in Andijk published in Tuin&Landschap

Donjon Nijmegen Volkskrant

03.2017 It looks like the Donjon in Nijmegen will actually be built!

The City at Eye Level Spring Masterclass

03.2017 On April 4th, Simona Serafino gave a lecture on Great Streets during the The City at Eye Level Spring Masterclass.

Ieper de Leet

03.2017 We are proud to announce a new project: In cooperation with SUMproject, we will redesign de Leet and its surroundings, in the historical heart of Ieper, Belgium.

relocation bunker for widening Lek Canal

02.2017 On February 22 2017 the first concrete bunker was successfully moved to make room for the expansion of the Princes Beatrix Lock.


01.2017 The Creative Industry Foundation awards a grant to Bureau B+B for additional research on vacancy in town centers.

Sluis Eefde

12.2016 Extension of the lock in Eefde: Bureau B+B is working on the designs for the technical building and the landscape plan.

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11.2016 Trees planted on Market Square Papendrecht

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11.2016 New Project: Courtyard for Amsterdam Student Accommodation


11.2016 On December 9, Gert-Jan Wisse will give a lecture at the Department of Architecture of the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava.

Sint-Nicolaaskapel Valkhofpark Nijmegen

11.2016 Bureau B+B is working on the design for spatial integration of a tower and the revitalization of the park.


10.2016 On October 21st, Frans Boots will give a lecture at the conference of the Portugese association of landscape architects.

De Kern Verbonden Den Haag

10.2016 The council of The Hague approves ‘De Kern Bijzonder’, a follow-up of the report ‘De Kern Gezond’ from 1987.


10.2016 Models of outdoor furniture as part of the regeneration of the Borwnfield in Bocholt.

Stadspark, Kerkrade

10.2016 It is a great compliment to see people play, exercise, or just hang out in a place that we helped create.

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10.2016 Arnhem Central Station is nominated for the Falco Award for Best Public Space of 2016.

Bureau B+B on location in harderwijk

09.2016 Bureau B+B urbanism and landscape architecture explores the possibilities of vacant real estate in the center of Harderwijk. From Sunday September 11, until Thursday September 15, Berte Daan and Anna Fink will be present in the temporary annex on the Vuldersbrink in Harderwijk. Everybody is invited to step inside and share their ideas about empty shops.

Landschapspark de kanjel, limmel

07.2016 In 2011, Bureau B+B drew up a master plan for the Kanjel Zone in Maastricht in cooperation with Jan Maas. Landscape park the Kanjel consists of the natural stream de Kanjel and the historical gardens of Castle Bethlehem and Jeruzalem estate. An extension of the pathway structure and the construction of several bridges, improved the accessibility of the landscape park. Castle Bethlehem houses the hotel school of Zuyd Hogeschool. Soon, new accommodation for 400 students will be built on the campus. Bureau B+B is currently working on a sketch design for the campus and the esthetic requirements for the buildings.

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07.2016 Bureau B+B is successful in Belgian tenders. We were selected for the second round of a swimming pool in Aalst, and also a school in Brussels. The City Pool in Aalst will be renovated and extended. Together with met Abetec, Topokor and Jan de Nul we are working on the competition dialogue. BPI, MBG, VK Engineering and LOW architects are our partners in the tender for a new school. It will be an extremely sustainable ‘bio-climatic’ complex, with a day care center, an elementary school and a secondary school.

IJsseldijk Noord

06.2016 The Water Board of Schieland and the Krimpenerwaard selects Bureau B+B for the second round of the tender for the spatial integration of the IJsseldijk Noord; KIJK Dike.


06.2016 The Creative Industry Stimulation Fund selected Bureau B+B during the open call ‘Designing Urban Centres’.

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06.2016 Anna Fink gave a lecture at the conference Building the Future of Health last wednesday. She talked about the project "New GASTHAUS ".


05.2016 Under construction: City Park Kerkrade


04.2016 Mariahilfer Strasse in the Russian architecture magazine Project Russia (1/2016), special on streets.