MVRDV articles

Making the most of urban landscapes with Solarlux

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

21.07.2022

When faced with the question of how to maximise views and facade aesthetics without compromising on important safety or insulation issues for Amsterdam's otherworldly 'Valley' project, the planners turned to glass expert Solarlux for answers.

Water in public-space architecture

Peter Smisek

23.03.2022

Water, whether river, lake or pool, not only adds playful potential to public-space architecture, it also offers numerous other aesthetic, practical and environmental benefits.

The winners of the Design Educates Awards will be honoured ...

Mareile Morawietz

22.09.2021

The Design Educates Awards attract high-calibre international entries and honours projects that benefit society in ecological, sustainable and social terms.

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: MVRDV

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.02.2021

'Public elements need to be incorporated into the concept and the budget from the start,' argues Gideon Maasland, director at MVRDV. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: PROFESSIONAL INSIGHTS

Simon Keane-Cowell

08.02.2021

Watch Grimshaw Architects, MVRDV, OMA and Zaha Hadid Architects!

Facing the future: innovative facades

Jaime Heather Schwartz

07.08.2018

Let’s face it. Sometimes you do judge a book by its cover. And a building by its facade. We bring you a selection of innovation-led architectural show-offs...

Eastern Promise: Polish architecture and design go large

Peter Smisek

28.03.2018

Look East! A burgeoning market and ever-increasing connectivity has provided fertile ground for architecture and design in Poland, with little sign of a slow-down.

Sell out: retail spaces that show off

Dominic Lutyens

01.10.2017

Today's flagship stores are transforming existing architectural spaces into memorable physical expressions of brand identity. Top shops!

Dutch Architecture

TLmag

18.04.2017

For decades a test bed for bold, experimental projects, the Netherlands continues to function as an architecturally compelling landscape – both in terms of design practice and consumption.