It has been eighty years since the Apollo House was built to house the social welfare administration offices. Thanks to the - at that time innovatory - steel construction it reaches a height of 40 meters. The slender construction is… >>
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In August of 2016 the new detention centre JC Zaanstad was opened. The facility is designed to host over 1.000 inmates, including 125 persons in a penitentiary psychiatric centre. Most of the 676 cells are a multi-user type cell. The… >>
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Located next to the iconic Rotterdam Central station, the new Robeco Office finds itself at the heart of the city. International asset manager Robeco has settled in the first seven floors of FIRST, occupying the entire block underneath the tower,… >>
FOKlab - our research and design platform - developed a collection of chairs for Piiroinen. This week at Orgatec we present the “Pi Collection” designed by Diederik Fokkema. It is the result of the ambitious teamwork between Foklab and the… >>
Fokkema & Partners is proud to announce, that the office is selected for the renovation and complete interior design of the NS (Dutch Railways) office at the Laan van Puntenburg in Utrecht. Together with project-partner Arcadis, Fokkema & Partners will transform the 30.000… >>
Smurfit Kappa, one of the market leaders in the field of cardboard packaging materials, has opened its new European headquarters in The base, the multi-tenant building at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. The European Headquarters comprises approximately 1000m2 of floor space… >>
Last week the new university laboratory building OI2  was opened by city councilor and deputy mayor of Amsterdam, Kajsa Ollongren. The OI2 lab is a building for 850 scientists and master students working on Human Life Sciences. Fokkema & Partners… >>
Robust and elegant go hand in hand in FIRST.   In May 2016 the law firm NautaDutilh moved to a new office in the high rise of FIRST Rotterdam. The new building opposite Rotterdam central station tops out at 130… >>
Last week the construction of Werkzaak Rivierenland officially started. Fokkema en Partners designed the new addition of 1000m2 and the renovation of the sheltered workshops building. The new addition accommodates office space and a restaurant. The design for the facade… >>
The grand opening of the new Stibbe office at the Zuidas in Amsterdam was an exceptional, festive occasion, enlivened with music of the Koninklijk Concertgebouw Orkest in the central atrium. After a sparkling speech of Amsterdam’s mayor Eberhart van der… >>
His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander has opened the new 'Justitieel Complex Zaanstad' (detention centre). He was accompanied by State Secretary for Safety and Justice Mr. Dijkhoff. The interior is designed by Fokkema & Partners. The 68.000 m2 building, designed by EGM Architecten, contains… >>
After the Department of Agriculture moved out of their office building at the Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indië, the owner Van Wilsum Vastgoedbeheer was left with a typical nineties office building with cellular office layout plans, outdated installations and poor energy… >>
Fokkema & Partners Architecten is proud to announce the finalised interior design of Shimano's new HQ on Eindhoven's High Tech Campus just three months after winning the pitch. The Japanese multinational is a market leader in the development and production… >>
On June the 20th the new building of Stibbe, one of the renowned Dutch law firms,  opened its doors at the Zuidas in Amsterdam.   Fokkema & Partners is proud to grant a sneak preview of the acoustic panels designed… >>
Titled as “Even when locked up, life goes on”, the newly built detention centre in Westzaan, Justitieel Complex Zaanstad, has been featured in the newspaper Trouw on the 25th of June. The interior of the prison, which has 667 cells… >>
Set in the former harbour area, surrounded by renovated warehouses and new skyscrapers, the Vertical City by O.M.A. has become a new landmark in Rotterdam. The trade company Nidera occupies the entire 5th floor in the lower building. With the… >>
Fokkema & Partners Architecten renovated the Havenzaal on the top floor of W.M. Dudok’s Havengebouw, a listed monument in the centre of Amsterdam. The outdated interior of the Havenzaal was transformed by Fokkema & Partners into an inspiring and state-of-the-art… >>
ROC Mondriaan in The Hague officially opened the schools that were renovated by Fokkema & Partners to become a new Hospitality Campus. At the opening, the Mayor of The Hague Van Aartsen stated: ‘This new campus is an asset to… >>
On Thursday the law firm NautaDutilh celebrated their move to a new office in the high rise of FIRST Rotterdam. The new building opposite Rotterdam central station tops out at 130 meters overlooking the entire city. In the presence of… >>
KWR Watercycle Research Institute is the winner in the category ‘Stimulating Environments’, awarded by the jury of BNA gebouw van het jaar. It was also one of the eight contenders for the best building of the year 2016. Cepezed is the… >>
World Inside News announced that Nidera has been shortlisted for its workspace interiors award. At the 5th floor of the new skyscraper ‘De Rotterdam’, Fokkema & Partners designed a new office for an international trade company. The interior celebrates the… >>
In the category renovation of the NRP Gulden Feniks award, 3 projects out of 43 are still in the running. The NRP Gulden Feniks recognises excellence in ideas and design regarding renovations and transformations realised in the Netherlands. It highlights… >>
Last week ING celebrated the opening of the ING Customer Experience Center (ICEC) in Amsterdam, that successfully answers the daring design brief. The phrase “ICEC is different!” was the enthusiastic start of the design for the interior of the new… >>
The municipality of Heerde made the transition to the New Ways of Working. In cooperation with BBN consultants, Fokkema & Partners Architecten organize a workshop to share the lessons learned.   The event will take place on: May 18th from… >>