Fokkema & Partners invites talented Architecture Students to apply for our action-packed inhouse day on Thursday October 4th. Curious to learn what makes a building really work and how we translate a user oriented perspective to innovative, sustainable and meaningful… >>
The design for the Global Foods Innovation Centre of Unilever at the campus in Wageningen obtained the highest possible sustainability certification from the Dutch Green Building Council, a BREEAM-NL Outstanding certificate. The integral focus on creating the most healthy environment… >>
Now in its 13th year the Shaw Design Award organised by the flooring company attracted 536 entries from 36 countries. An independent jury chose one global winner for each of the 5 categories. Fokkema & Partners' design for HabrakenRutten in Rotterdam was awarded global winner in the category… >>
On a former industrial site in Arnhem, a subtle yet bold design was revealed by Fokkema & Partners to the global accountancy, tax and advisory firm EY. This will be the new office of EY Arnhem. With relocating to this site… >>
Since the start in 1995, Fokkema & Partners Architecten gained extensive expertise in user driven design. The office is responsible for exceedingly complex projects and high quality, sustainable designs leading to international recognition. To accommodate the stable growth and the… >>
The new Betap showroom also houses a laboratory space for research and development. Betap is a family owned company for tufted and needlepunched carpets. Betap aims to develop their new floorcoverings in close participation with its global customers. To this… >>
A pragmatic design transformed the office a law firm which was formerly characterized by closed corridors and low ceilings, into a spacious, contemporary and communicative work environment. A contrasting colour scheme and pronounced sightlines result in an edgy and modern… >>
Yesterday, start construction on the new building for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) was marked with a ceremonial go ahead. Groundwork on the site at the Zuidas in Amsterdam began on May 1st, which was more quickly than the original building… >>
The former ‘Luitenant Generaal Knoop Kazerne’ (military compound) in Utrecht has been transformed into a contemporary and transparent Government Office ‘de Knoop’ with additional representation as a central meeting hub for all Dutch Central Government Agencies. The sustainable transformation was… >>
For the law firm Evers Soerjatin, Fokkema & Partners Architecten designed the interior for the renovation of their office. The monumental villa near the Amsterdam Vondelpark was transformed with respect for the monumental qualities, whilst expressing the professional and welcoming… >>
With as a highlight the delivery of the Raadzaal of Almere (the City Council Chamber), the final stage has been completed in the renovation by Fokkema & Partners of the public spaces of the City Hall. The contemporary City Hall has a… >>
Fokkema & Partners Architecten designed the new interior for the head office of Holland Casino in Hoofddorp. Hospitality is one of the core values for Holland Casino, resulting in a welcoming, yet surprising restaurant and office interior.   The warm… >>
Construction on the Unilever Global Foods Innovation Centre in Wageningen is well underway! We are proud to share that Fokkema & Partners Architecten is contracted for the interior design of this innovation powerhouse.   Connectivity and transfer of knowledge are… >>
In the extraordinary Esentai Tower in Kazakhstan - designed by SOM Architects - a new interior design project is under construction. The mixed-use tower, well known as the highest tower in the region, houses a high-end hotel, offices and luxurious apartments.… >>
A modern office building, formerly used by TNO and situated at the campus of TU Delft, was renovated to house a new user: the departments of Mathematics & Computer Science of TU Delft. It re-opened according to a design by Fokkema… >>
Subtle curves and a high grade of transparency on a warm, natural base characterize the interior design for the international law firm CMS. Fokkema & Partners Architecten merged the outspoken and transparent building architecture by MVSA, with an elegant and… >>
As one of the selected finalists, Fokkema & Partners led an international team to develop a complete design proposal for extensive restructuring of the Centre-Est headquarters campus of Credit Agricole in Lyon: “Project Campus”.   Check out the video for… >>
Last Thursday, the City Council of Almere met for the first time in the newly renovated Council Chamber (de Raadzaal). In 1986 Almere was a Town with 40.000 residents. Today, 40 years later, the City has grown past the 200.000 residents marker.… >>
Fokkema & Partners Architecten, MVSA Architects and OKRA Landschapsarchitecten are part of the team contracted by Dura Vermeer in combination with Heijmans to realise the new premises for EMA. It will be located in the Zuidas business district in Amsterdam.… >>
Diederik Fokkema, Laura Atsma, Marieke van Schaaijk, Rick Rijkse, Estelle Batist, Lennart Aertsen, Esther Arensman, Marita Bijlsma, Helga Boks, Anne Marie Boon, Charlotte de Boon, Maron Branderhorst, Anne de Bruijn, Thomas Buijs, Taco Coppoolse, Marjolijn Damen, Benine Dekker, Marjan van… >>
In this recap just before Christmas we share some of the peer recognition we recently recieved for our work as designers. A number of distinctions have been awarded for a wide array of work. We just got word that a German Design award… >>
Fokkema & Partners Architecten is proud to announce that the management team has been expanded with an associate partner Rick Rijkse and a studio director Estelle Batist. The stable growth of Fokkema & Partners drives the new organizational structure which… >>
In the Apollo House’ southern ring, Fokkema & Partners designed a new interior for CBS, the media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content to audiences around the world. It is a transparent, largely open office environment with a classy,… >>
Located on the 25th floor of the Millennium Tower in the center of Rotterdam, law firm Habraken Rutten have recently opened their new office.    A 360° view over the city of Rotterdam provides a spectacular backdrop to the office… >>