An inspiring, innovative and colourfull 2016!

Newsletter January 2016

High Tech Systems Park Thales in 2015 Architecture and Urban Planning Yearbook
Nieuwsbrief januari 2016 DEF 1

On Saturday 12 December 2015, a presentation of the 2015 Yearbook for Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning took place in the spectacular new National Military Museum at the former Soesterberg air base. The chairman of the selection committee, Guido Wallagh, reported on the committee's findings for the twelfth Yearbook.


Presentation design Visbrug Dordrecht
Nieuwsbrief januari 2016 visbrug 2

At the end of last year on Tuesday the 8th of December, Frank Meijer of MTD landscape architects / urban designers presented the concept and first sketches for the design of the Visbrug in front of the City Council of Dordrecht. And the plan was received with great enthusiasm by this party!


Opening ‘Green Walk’ TU/e Eindhoven
nieuwsbrief januari 2016 TUe2

At the start of September, Jan Mengelers chairman of the board of the TU/e, opened the ‘Groene Loper’ or ‘Green Walk’, as part of the TU/e campus. After a short speech at the Metaforum, the connecting green space between the university buildings was taken into use with a drive on segways.


Foodscapes lecture Academy of Architecture Amsterdam
Nieuwsbrief januari 2016-3

On Thursday the 29th of October Niké van Keulen from MTD landscape architects / urban designers presented the results of the design study Foodscapes at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam.

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Beach ramps Texel
Nieuwsbrief januari 2016 Strandopgangen

At the start of September, MTD landscape architects / urban designers, together with two fellow offices participated in a closed commission for the beach ramps of Den Hoorn on Texel. After the presentation of the three concepts to the Loodsbestuur, the municipality of Texel, together with the State Forest Management, selected MTD for this special assignment. The office shares a history with Den Hoorn, as it previously worked on the design for the central square in the village.


MTD nieuwjaar 2016 + groepsfoto
New years wish

An inspiring, innovative and colourfull 2016!

MTD landschapscape architects / urban designers wishes her ordering parties, colleague offices and other relations a beautiful 2016 with a lot of inspiration and innovation. The office looks forward to a new year with numerous chances and projects in home and abroad.
MTD landschapscape architects / urban designers looks back on a very busy and enervating year, in which several special projects were acquired such as the development plan for Station square Maastricht and a design for the entrances to the bicycle shed under the square, the development plan for Station square Wijchen, the development plan for the beach entrances of Texel, the development plan for the surroundings and roof garden of the collection building for Museum Boymans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, the structure plan and development plan for the fortress at Muiden, the development plan for the boarding area at Binnendieze/Museum quarter in ’s-Hertogenbosch, the design of Visbrug (bridge) in the city centre of Dordrecht, the layout and image quality plan for Cuijck's village centre and the widening of the N279 north as part of the De Vaart Combination.
In addition, MTD completed and delivered a number of beautiful projects, such as the waterfront of Uithoorn along the Amstel, the first phases of the redevelopment of Ermelo and Epe's city centres and the Zuiderzeezicht look-out point at Zwartsluis, parts of the Green walk of TU/e, the layout of Thales High Tech Campus Systems Park in Hengelo, the layout of Zuiderpark and the Stadswalzone (rampart zone) in ’s-Hertogenbosch, and the first phase of the wooded garden of ’t Brouwhuis in Oisterwijk.
A number of staffers left the agency and many new faces joined to strengthen the team at MTD; Sabine van Ruijven, Jop van Beek, Willem-Jan Ras, Lisan van der Wielen, Ruud Linders, Paul van den Berg and right at the end of the year, Laurie Korsten.
In 2015 the agency won a number of awards and also received laureates and nominations; the Zuiderpark / Stadswalzone in ’s-Hertogenbosch in partnership with Studio Leon Thier and Van Roosmalen Van Gessel architects was nominated for the 2015 Schreuder Award for underground construction and for the Falco 2015 Best Public Space Award, and won the ESPA 2015 Gold Award for the most sustainable parking garage; the Thales High Tech Campus Systems Park in Hengelo in partnership with LKSVDD architects and Reitsema & partners architects won the Public Award for the BNA 2015 Best Building of the Year, and was selected for the 2015 Yearbook for Landscape Architecture and Town Planning. In addition, ’t Brouwhuis in Oisterwijk in partnership with Bedaux & de Brouwer architects and INAMATT interior architects won prizes and was awarded 1st prize in the category Private Housing BNA 2015 Best Building of the Year.
In short, lots of good things to look back on and even more to look forward to!
MTD landschapsarchitecten wishes all its clients, relationships and fellow agencies a beautiful 2016 with lots of inspiration and renewal. The agency is looking forward to a year of plenty new opportunities and projects across the country and abroad.