14-01-2019 | Omroep Zeeland published a comprehensive article on our MFC Biggekerke, the first future-oriented building in Zeeland, which will be taken into use next week. The MFC Biggekerke hosts a community center and a small school. The school is designed so that it can be converted into housing, and is energy neutral.
18-12-2018 | We are happy to announce that yesterday evening the sale was launched of the housing properties ‘De Kleine Weelde’, in Uithoorn (NH). The innovative and sustainable properties are located in a lush, park-like environment, and are built in clusters around shared courtyards. The homes are designed by NOAHH | Network Oriented Architecture for real estate developer Timpaan.
11-12-2018 | Urban densification: more is not necessarily better. A review of an evening in ARCAM, Amsterdam, on September 26th, where 7 architects, including NOAHH | network oriented architecture, were invited to explore the architectural consequences of that compelling logic: what spatial models are needed to be able to densify?
30-11-2018 | NOAHH | Network Oriented Architecture has been selected, in collaboration with DGMR, RAVENKOP, Bremen Bouwadvies and CULD, to design the transformation-renovation of two ESA buildings located in the European Space Research and Technology Center in Noordwijk.
28-11-2018 | The city council of The Hague has approved the latest details of the new Education and Culture Complex (OCC) in The Hague. Many interior designs have now been finalized and depict aesthetic spaces 'with a warm atmosphere', as one of the committee members described.
22-11-2018 | The ARC18 Interior Award has been awarded to Multifunctioneel Centrum Doelum, designed by NOAHH | Network Oriented Architecture + Studio Nuy van Noort in cooperation with Abbie Steinhaser. MFC Doelum is the new sports and cultural 'living room' of Renkum with educational facilities.
26-09-2018 | NOAHH was invited to speak at the ARCAM debate on Innovative Housing Concepts, exploring the architectural consequences of that compelling logic: what spatial models are needed to be able to densify? NOAHH will pitch the study 'Elated Life', examining the possibilities of densification in a groundbreaking way for the location Weenapoint, Rotterdam.
31-08-2018 | The first iconic façade columns of the new educational and cultural complex (OCC) at the Spui, The Hague, were installed. In the end, the building will have fifty façade columns distributed over four sides.
28-08-2018 | Patrick Fransen and Loes Thijssen gave lectures and workshops at ILS_Innovative Learning Spaces, the first interdisciplinary workshop dedicated to learning spaces, focusing on the theme “the city for everyone”. According to the idea that school buildings are not exclusively places for learning, the whole city can be understood as an urban learning platform, a place to incentivize the knowledge process.
17-07-2018 | Two existing structures of the current school will be transformed and connected to each other by a new volume which is the new social heart of the Christelijk Lyceum in Veenendaal. The design is a combination of new and old. The school has high ambitions in terms of sustainability and circularity.
18-05-2018 | The Multifunctioneel Centrum (MFC) Doelum, designed by NOAHH | Network Oriented Architecture + Studio Nuy van Noort in cooperation with Abbie Steinhaser, has been nominated for the BNA Award Best Building of the Year 2018. MFC Doelum is the new sports and cultural 'living room' of Renkum with educational facilities.
19-02-2018 | Loes Thijssen's lecture 'The Real-time City: life in a fully adaptable environment’ addresses the issue of a city on demand. The city-based on services, discovering new technologies, evolutionary city structures, circular production methods, and a new economy.
30-01-2018 | NOAHH's ELEMENTARY furniture collection is about creativity, experience, flexibility, beauty and simplicity. A design language that translates the educational demands in its essence into a product.
22-11-2017 | Flemish Minister of Education Hilde Crevits opened the newly designed Sancta Maria Institute in Kasterlee, Belgium. The Sancta Maria Institute is one of the four projects that are being developed through the public-private school building program 'Schools of Tomorrow'.
14-11-2017 | Loes Thijssen published the article 'Do not own, enjoy! Living without ownership' in the publication of the Symposium Responsive Cities // Active public space, which was held 13-14 November 2017 in Barcelona.
31-08-2017 | Loes Thijssen and Patrick Fransen gave lectures and workshops at ILS_Innovative Learning Spaces in Alghero, Italy. ILS_Innovative Learning Spaces is the first interdisciplinary workshop dedicated to learning spaces, focussing on polyvalence in architecture.
29-06-2017 | Patrick Fransen gives a lecture 'From collective space to cityscape centre' in Ancona, Italy, at Cityscape 2017, organized by the Architecture Faculty of the Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona. The lecture shows how tot transit from a traditional school building to a multipurpose community centre.
27-05-2017 | Loes Thijssen gave the workshop 'Crowded' at InDeSem 2017, addressing the effects of densification of cities: decreasing social cohesion and urban stress. These developments affect us in different scales - from the scale of the person to that of the crowd - and affect our environment from the building to the city. This questions our idea of the city and calls for new visions for our urban landscapes and how we manage our crowds.
13-04-2017 | The 'Brede School' in Hillegom, designed by NOAHH | Network Oriented Architecture, was officially opened. The new school building will consist of an ensemble of old and new, and the characteristic gymnasium will continue to exist and be transformed into a multifunctional hall.
23-03-2017 | Loes Thijssen gave a presentation on her Master's research project 'Real-time City' to the Ministry of Infrastructure. The Real-time City is a place where every citizen can create his own personal architecture in real-time. The city-based on services, discovering new technologies, evolutionary city structures, circular production methods, and a new economy.
30-08-2016 | Patrick Fransen gave a lecture at ILS_Innovative Learning Spaces in Alghero, Italy. ILS_Innovative Learning Spaces is the first interdisciplinary workshop dedicated to learning spaces, focussing on polyvalence in architecture.
01-02-2016 | 'Tailor-made cities' explores different perspectives on architecture and urban planning in a changing society towards a custom-made city. Citizens now take over certain city planning responsibilities from the government in order to create a tailor-made city.
08-09-2015 | The Board of the Rietveldprijs Foundation announced on Tuesday 8 September that TivoliVredenburg is the winner of the Rietveld architecture award 2015. The Rietveldprijs is awarded to Herman Hertzberger (AHH) and Patrick Fransen (NOAHH | Network Oriented Architecture), in collaboration with JCAU, ATA and NL Architects.
14-07-2015 | Patrick Fransen (NOAHH | Network Oriented Architecture), Jo Coenen (JCAU) and NL Architects, in collaboration with Boele & van Eesteren and Visser & Smit Bouw, have won the tender for the new Education and Culture Cluster (OCC) in The Hague.
04-07-2014 | His Majesty the King has officially opened the new music center TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht tonight by sounding the gong. TivoliVredenburg is a unique contemporary music complex and consists of five halls with perfect acoustics and facilities for all kinds of music - ranging from pop, jazz and club nights to symphonic music to chamber music.