Space&Matter wins the Object ONE competition in Deventer!
Reclaimed houseboats retrofitted into a super sustainable creative district in Amsterdam Noord.
Transformation of a former Municipal District Office into a contemporary residential building.
In collaboration with its future residents, an old fashion-school in the east of Amsterdam is transformed into a community building.
Schoonschip is an Amsterdam based building group who aim to develop and build their own sustainable floating neighbourhood in Amsterdam.
Europe's largest rooftop farm in The Hague produces fish and veggies on the 13th floor.
Customised interiors and shared space in a Smartlofts community building.
Houseboat 9 is one of the 30 sustainable houseboats of the floating community Schoonschip in Amsterdam.
The Amsterdam bridge control buildings are a reminder of the ideal vision of the city as a Gesamtkunstwerk. Their beautiful and carefully designed structures have great appeal and enhance the Amsterdam cityscape.
A vision of how citizens can take control of their foodsystem.
A scheme to initiate a sophisticated cultural program into the nine neglected alleyways in the heart of Amsterdam.
The inevitable computerisation of bridge control in Amsterdam means that the current buildings which house analogue operations will soon become redundant. The question is thus: what will their future be? Demolition, decay or reuse?
A development and branding strategy to put a beach town on the map.
The transformation of a former cooling house into a creative multi tenant building with a dance school and music studios.
A redevelopment concept for transforming a former energy plant into a climbing and skate hall. Mixing two contrasting communities, skaters and climbers, in one building.
A user specific multi-tenant building that clusters a working community around the audio-visual industry. The building costs are extremely low while the building is highly sustainable.
Since the structural vacancy issues in office buildings became part of the political debate in the Netherlands, architects have been coming up with numerous design and transformation solutions for vacant office buildings.
Repurposing a common building fence to reclaim public space at a vacant construction site.
Greenpeace competition entry for stopping the expansion of Heathrow airport.
Space&Matter was invited to create a glimpse of the future of dwelling in Amsterdam.
Space&Matter was commissioned by private clients to design a row house in the new Amsterdam neighbourhood, Buiksloterham.
In 2009 space&matter took part in a consortium to transform the Amsterdam Food Center. A concept design for a temporary intervention in the Central Market Hall was developed.
Bringing a new revenue model to a Dutch polder by building on the potential value of water retention.
Competition entry for a 10.000 m2 library in the heart of Helsinki. The public voted our plan top 5 out of the 560 entries!
Entry for the Shenzhen Biennale 2016 exhibition regarding the use of vacant buildings for community participation and development.