NEWS ARCHIVE

Whale watchers at post 12, den Hoorn Texel

January 14, 2016
On Tuesday the 12th of January, 5 sperm whales have washed up on the beach of Texel at post 12 near den Hoorn. Unfortunately the next morning all sperm whales have died. A large number of whale watchers came to take a look at ‘Post 12’ The beach ramps of den Hoorn have been in the picture for a longer time now. In the fall of 2015 the ... Read more
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Presentation design proposal Visbrug Dordrecht

January 11, 2016
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! In September of 2015, the office obtained the assignment to ... Read more

High Tech Systems Park Thales in 2015 Architecture and Urban Planning Yearbook

December 15, 2015
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. The other selection ... Read more
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Foodscapes lecture Academy of Architecture Amsterdam

November 11, 2015
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. For the past year three design-offices, LA4Sale, Van Paridon & de Groot and MTD, worked on a scenario as depicted by the Faculty of landscape ... Read more

MTD selected to design the beach ramps of Texel

October 15, 2015
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 ... Read more

Opening ‘Green Walk’ TU/e Eindhoven

October 2, 2015
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. Perhaps the most satisfying on that ... Read more

Opening of Schijndel's high street

September 23, 2015
On Friday the 11th of September the high street of Schijndel has officially been put into use in a grand way. Schijndel celebrated the revealing of the returned village pump on the corner of the Hoofdstraat and the pompstraat by exibiting two laser shows. For this occasion Sint Servattus provided the pump with beer and Counselor Bart Classen was the ... Read more

Opening of parking garage at St. Jan and Stadswalzone (rampart zone) in 's Hertogenbosch

September 22, 2015
A spectacular dance and light show on Friday evening the 11th of September marked the opening of the parking garage and Stadswalzone by City Counselor Jan Hoskam. The parking garage forms a spectacular part of the Stadswalzone and is situated below the repositioned and reintroduced inner city canal. ‘A beautiful moment’, Councillor Jan ... Read more

Opening Zuiderzeezicht

September 17, 2015
Zuiderzeezicht was opened on Friday afternoon 4 September along the N331 near the Tolhuis. Bert Boerman, a member of the Provincial Executive and City Councillor Arie Speksnijder, undertook the festive opening of the look-out point and resting place for hikers and cyclists. The look-out point was realised in the former Zuiderzeedijk and mainly ... Read more

Uithoorn is situated at the Amstel once again!

August 12, 2015
The summer of 2015 was wonderful for Uithoorn. After the festive spring opening of the redevelopment of the market, the Wilhelminakade, a portion of Dorpsstraat and the adjacent new marina for visitors by Mr Remkes, the King's Commissioner for North Holland, the (re)newed public areas and marina were enthusiastically put into service. In the new ... Read more

Festive opening of Forum Tilburg square

July 24, 2015
On 3 July 2015 there was a festive opening of the urban Forum square in the Reeshof in Tilburg. The opening event was carried out by a group of children who cycled on the bicycle path which runs through the complex on bicycles that were festively decorated. Speeches were made by Marc Buster / Van der Weegen Bouwontwikkeling (construction ... Read more

MTD Awards 2015 presented

June 25, 2015
On Friday 19 June the MTD Award 2015 was presented to Thomas Wolfert by Han Thijssen of MTD landschapsarchitecten. At the annual award ceremony which was held at Hogeschool van Hall / Larenstein in Velp, the award was presented to a 2nd year student studying Garden and Landscape design. For this, posters are selected of the final project with the most ... Read more

Lecture by Jeroen Hoefsloot & Han Thijssen at the ‘REALISING and RELEASING’ exhibition

May 28, 2015
Last Wednesday 20 May 2015, the Landscape Architect Jeroen Hoefsloot and Han Thijssen (partner at MTD landschapsarchitecten), who are the initiators of a book with the same title, held a reading in light of the exhibition 'REALISING and RELEASING' in the ABC Architecture Centre in Haarlem, about the body of work by the Garden and Landscape Architect ... Read more

Thales and ’t Brouwhuis nominated for BNA Best Building of the Year 2015

April 17, 2015
There are still nine buildings in the race for the BNA Best Building of the Year 2015 award. The panel of judges, under the leadership of Wim Pijbes (the Director of Rijksmuseum) nominated a total of nine buildings spread over three categories. In the category Identity & Iconic Value: • Rotterdam Central Station by Benthem Crouwel ... Read more

Refurbishing Hoofdstraat in Schijndel

March 20, 2015
On Monday 23 February 2015 the go-ahead was given for the refurbishment of Hoofdstraat [the high street] in Schijndel. With the reconstruction of the high street, the Municipality of Schijndel is aspiring to further strengthen the spatial quality and future-proofing of both the city centre as well as the residential and shopping area. This is an ... Read more

Woods on top of the Boijmans van Beuningen Collection Building

March 19, 2015
MTD landschapsarchitecten has been commissioned by MVRDV to jointly design the roof landscape and surroundings of the new Collection Building of the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum which is to be built in Museum Park in Rotterdam. The spectacular circular building will be implemented at the northern edge of Museum Park and will be provided with a ... Read more

Widening of the N279 north ‘s-Hertogenbosch / Veghel

March 6, 2015
The construction combination known as 'De Vaart', comprising Dura Vermeer, Ploegam and Van den Biggelaar, has won the commission in a European tendering procedure by the Province of North Brabant, for the design and realisation of the widening from 2 to 4 traffic lanes of the N279 north ‘s-Hertogenbosch / Veghel. In the European tendering ... Read more

Design Research Foodscapes Academie van Bouwkunst

January 16, 2015
At the Academie van Bouwkunst in Amsterdam currently runs the research group Foodscapes under the direction of rural sociologist Han Wiskerke. The research program within the department of Landscape Architecture, links scientific research to spatial research. Within the three-year program students will investigate the spatial conditions for the ... Read more

MTD acquires assignment Stationsplein and Percee Maastricht

January 15, 2015
The municipality of Maastricht has the ambition to redesign the Stationsplein and part of the Percee or Stationsstraat of Maastricht and to award it more residence quality and appearance as an entrance of the inner city and the rail station. Causes are the introduction of an underground bicycle storage and the possible arrival of the tramline ... Read more

Integrated plan Sint Jan , Sint Jans Garden and Sint Jans Museum

November 19, 2014
The ambition of the Sint Jans church council is to develop the Sint Jans Museum, that is established in the Bouwloods, into a ‘accessible, attractive and educative visitor center which can add an extra dimension to a visit to the Sint Jan’. It should not only be destined for tourists but also for the inhabitants of ‘s-Hertogenbosch. ... Read more
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