• 8 July 2022

    Results Future Lab NL2100 published

    How can exploring the future lead to clever thinking in the present? A research by design study on the far future is both exciting and disruptive. NOHNIK had the honour to contribute to the Future Lab NL2100, commissioned by the Dutch Board of Government Advisors.  The research included expert meetings […]

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  • 7 June 2022

    ‘Nijenborgh’ Castle Park open for public, Weert’s new city park

    Contemporary historical experience, surrounded by nature With the redesign of the Nijenborgh Castle Park, the city of Weert has regained an accessible, lively and green heart. A place where the experience of physical and immaterial history, archeology and heritage education are given a well-deserved prominent place. Integrated with a climate […]

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  • 11 May 2022

    In search of the Drents DNA in Assen

    The city center organisation ‘Vaart in Assen’ (ViA) has taken the initiative to further develop the City Center Vision Assen (Binnenstadsvisie Assen). A combination of visual artists and spatial designers (including NOHNIK) have worked together on the central theme from the City Center Vision: ‘Drents DNA’. In four workshops led […]

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  • 8 February 2022

    Spatial Quality Vision for the Highway Network running in the East of the Netherlands – is finished

    Last year NOHNIK created a Vision on the Spatial Quality of the highway network of the East of the Netherlands, on behalf of and in close collaboration with Rijkswaterstaat. Based on a rich tradition of integration and design of the highway landscape, the vision offers guidelines for preserving, strengthening and […]

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  • 15 October 2021

    Construction started for Fire lookout Kalmthout nature reserve (BE)

    Next week construction starts for the fire lookout at the Kalmthout nature reserve in Belgium. NOHNIK developed the design for the tower in collaboration with ABT and Bureau Bouwtechniek. The tower combines a fire lookout with several viewing platforms for tourist. As the current lookout is not sufficiently high to […]

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  • 5 October 2021

    Design research Krasse Kernen

    In 2019, the Drenthe municipality of Westerveld has established a Housing Vision with targets up to 2025. Developments in residential building are now moving so fast that the expected building task will increase. The developments therefore require a longer perspective, until 2030-2040.In order to contribute to this perspective, NOHNIK is […]

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  • 10 May 2021

    City park Weert under construction

    Recently construction works started for the first phase of the city park in Weert. New paths are being integrated, the extension of the historic brook is nearly ready and new trees have been planted. In the next few weeks ecological embankments near the water will be constructed as well as […]

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  • 1 April 2021

    Landscape Vision province of Flevoland published

    The first Landscape Vision of the province of Flevoland since the polders where established is a fact! The Program Landscape of the Future has been proudly presented, which was unanimously approved by the Provincial Council on 31st of March. As ‘pioneers of the future’, the landscape vision links spatial quality […]

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  • 19 November 2020

    NOHNIK is working on behalf of Rijkswaterstaat on a vision of the spatial quality of the highway network in Eastern Netherlands

    NOHNIK has been selected by Rijkswaterstaat (the executive agency of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management) to integrate and update existing visions and plans, in order to develop a vision on the spatial quality of the A-roads and some N-roads in Eastern Netherlands. The area roughly covers the provinces […]

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  • 17 February 2020

    NOHNIK develops profile for ‘Health village Oostburg’

    Commissioned by the  O-team (Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations) and the municipality of Sluis, NOHNIK has carried out a design study on a profile for ‘Health village Oostburg’. The Zeelandic city has more than 4.600 inhabitants and, in addition to ageing, is also experiencing shrinkage. This means that […]

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  • 23 January 2020

    NOHNIK wins competition for designing 42 m high fire watchtower at the Kalmthout nature reserve

     A team consisting of NOHNIK architecture and landscapes and ABT Engineering has won the design competition for a 42m high fire watchtower at the Kalmthout nature reserve in Belgium. Next to accommodating facilities for the fire watch, the tower is open to the public and provides several viewing platforms. Learn […]

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  • 10 December 2019

    Care2Share selected for Yearbook landscape architecture and urbanism Blauwe Kamer 2019

    Our project Care2Share is featured in the 2019 Yearbook of landscape architecture and urbanism. The project was selected among 20 other outstanding projects out of 120 entries in total. Earlier, Care2Share was awarded with the first prize in the competition Who Cares initiated by the Dutch Board of Government Advisors. […]

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  • 4 October 2019

    Lecture NOHNIK at celebration of the 90th anniversary of academic landscape architecture at Technical University of Berlin

    On Wednesday October 16th NOHNIK (Jorrit Noordhuizen) will give a short lecture at the celebration of the 90th anniversary of academic landscape architecture at the Technical University of Berlin. The event will focus on how landscape architecture could shape and influence the 21st century. Other guest speakers are Prof. Heinz […]

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  • 30 September 2019

    Finished: a varied, green and vibrant Piet Soer square in the village of Havelte.

    Greener, more varied and welcoming. At the beginning of this summer the reconstructed Piet Soer square in the village of Havelte was opened after the construction works for the complete makeover were finally finished. With this new square, the village gets a true heart which provides an attractive space for […]

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  • 5 September 2019

    Board of Government Advisors selects NOHNIK for research on landscape inclusive agriculture

    The Board of Government Advisors selected NOHNIK for a research by design project on landscape inclusive agriculture. The Board of Government Advisors is an independent advisory board which advises the cabinet on spatial quality, upon request or at its own initiative. The Board advises on the urgent themes of today: […]

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  • 5 July 2019

    Team NOHNIK develops vision and design for park in the city of Weert

    NOHNIK in collaboration with Lara Voerman Architectural Historian and Personal Architecture won the commission for designing new city park of Weert (approximately 30000 m2 park). The park is known for its historical significance and the Nijenborgh castle. However, the park is perceived by the inhabitants of Weert as being a […]

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  • 9 May 2019

    May 15th presentation on energy transition in peat landscapes at the GO!RES event in Utrecht

    On Wednesday May 15th we will present the results of our research by design project on energy transition in peat landscapes during the GO!RES event in Utrecht. In the period 2018-2019 a team consisting of NOHNIK architecture and landscapes, Org-ID and ECN (part of TNO) studied the impact of sustainable […]

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  • 27 March 2019

    NOHNIK works on regional landscape vision for the province fo Flevoland

    In collaboration with the province of Flevoland and Antea Group, NOHNIK works on a regional landscape vision for the province of Flevoland. The polder landscape of Flevoland is a renowned icon of Dutch water engineering, landscape architecture and urban design. Despite the fact that the polders are only a few […]

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  • 22 February 2019

    Presentation for minister Van Engelshoven at the Heritage Deal event

    On February 21st the Heritage Deal has been signed. During the event we presented our project ‘Weerbaar Weert’ (resilient city of Weert) to the minister of Education, Science and Culture Ms. Ingrid van Engelshoven. Within the project we took the history of the city as a starting point for developing […]

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  • 18 January 2019

    Resilient Weert: vision presented on greener, cooler and more livable city of Weert

    Climate is changing and this will influence the micro-climate in our cities. Heavy rainfall, flooding, overheating, health risks and economic loss are the most common symptoms and consequences. How can we keep our cities resilient and pleasant places to live, work and relax? The vision ‘Resilient Weert’ provides answers to […]

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  • 20 December 2018

    Experience future energy landscapes, scale 1:1, using an app

    The energy transition will have a huge impact on the Dutch landscape. But how does it actually look and feel like when it will influence the view from your living room? And how should it look like? For an ongoing project on the energy transition in historical peat landscapes we […]

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  • 30 November 2018

    NOHNIK designs nature inclusive high rise building in the city of The Hague

    Commisioned by the municipality of The Hague, NOHNIK did a research by design project on nature inclusive high rise building. In the next 20 years, the population of the city of The Hague will increase with around 100.000 people. To provide enough houses for these new inhabitants, the city is […]

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  • 18 June 2018

    Presentation vision on the future landscape of Flevoland, 25th June 2018

    Jorrit Noordhuizen presents vision on the future landscape of Flevoland, 25th June 2018 On June the 25th the province of Flevoland hosts a conference about the ‘Story of the province of Flevoland’. Jorrit Noordhuizen (and as well Adriaan Geuze and Luuk Boelens) will present his vision on the future landscape […]

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  • 14 May 2018

    Watchtower Twente Airbase opened

    Recently the watchtower at the former military airbase of Twente was opened, designed by NOHNIK. The design of the watchtower is based on the extraordinary history of the former military airbase. The location of the new tower is the same location where the old terminal building and control tower were located. The […]

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  • 10 April 2018

    Plan finished for Iceland’s Katla UNESCO Global Geopark

    Recently NOHNIK finished the Destination Management Plan for Katla UNESCO Global Geopark in Iceland. Katla Geopark is comparable in size with the Dutch provinces of Gelderland, Utrecht and Overijssel together. The geopark makes up 10% of the total Icelandic territory. It includes the famous volcanos of Eyjafjallajökull and Katla and the Seljalandsfoss […]

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  • 24 September 2017

    Master Plan Public Space Havelte breaks ground

    Recently construction works started for the renewal of the historical road ‘Eursingerkerkweg’ in the village of Havelte. The renewal is part of the Master Plan Public Space Havelte as developed by NOHNIK earlier this year. The Master Plan was commissioned by the municipality of Westerveld and the local community. The Eursingerkerkweg is […]

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  • 21 August 2017

    Lecture NOHNIK at the 1th European Geoparks Network conference, Azores

    From the 7th – 9th of September the 14th European Geoparks Network conference takes place at the Azores islands. NOHNIK is invited for a lecture during one of the daily sessions. During the lecture NOHNIK will share the experiences from destination management planning in Katla UNESCO Global Geopark in Iceland. Central theme of the […]

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  • 9 July 2017

    Selected for Young Innovators 2017 programme Chief Government Architect

    Based on a pitch NOHNIK was selected for the talent programme Young Innovators by the Chief Government Architect / College of Government Advisors of the Netherlands. The Young Innovators programme selects talented designers and provides a research project in the field of spatial transition, energy transition, new landscapes and water management. […]

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  • 9 May 2017

    Competition entry Care2Share selected for second round WHO CARES

    Yesterday, state secretary Van Rijn announced that NOHNIK, in collaboration with Tim Burmanje(Stad2) and Willem Bossers (BeweegStrateeg), has been selected as one of the winners of the first round of the competition ‘WHO CARES’. The competition focuses on new concepts of living and health-care in the Netherlands. Our entry Care2Share […]

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  • 10 March 2017

    Selected for research on the Urban Landscape of South Holland

    The team of marco.broekman, Vereniging Deltametropool and NOHNIK architecture and landscapes has been selected out of four parties to develop a vision on the urban landscape and green-blue network of the Province of South Holland. With ongoing urbanization, challenges of climate change, health and stronger competitiveness of the region, the […]

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