The world’s oldest social housing complex, the Fuggerei in Augsburg, Germany, began the celebration of its 500th anniversary last weekend, launching a 5-week programme of interdisciplinary discussions and events
Two alumni of the Gymnasium Beekvliet – MVRDV founding partner Winy Maas and Theobert van Boven of Van Boven Architecten – are leading the transformation of their old secondary school in the Dutch village of Sint-Michielsgestel.
The Lens, MVRDV’s competition proposal for Canada’s LGBTQ2+ National Monument dedicated to Canada’s Queer community – in particular those who endured what is now termed the LGBT Purge – has been selected as a finalist
The project, which redevelops parts of a former US Military barracks, takes a new approach to suburban development by combining affordability, individuality, and diversity, while prioritising pedestrians and greenery over cars.
Rotterdam has 18.5 km2 of – mostly empty – flat roofs. Why has the city only made use of a limited number of roofs, when there is so much potential in doing so? Rotterdam has 18.5 km2 of – mostly empty – flat roofs. Why has the city only made use of a limited number of roofs, when there is so much potential in doing so? To address this topic, the City of Rotterdam commissioned MVRDV and Rotterdam Rooftop Days to produce a catalogue of 130 innovative ideas to make use of the city’s roofs, giving rise to a fantastic new phase of development in Rotterdam.