ABN AMRO Foppingadreef, a zero-waste design that tackles present-day challenges
ABN AMRO has set the ambition that by 2030, all owned offices will comply with the Paris Climate Agreement. In line with this ambition, the purpose of this redevelopment is to renew, expand, and make the existing Foppingadreef building Paris Proof.
Reducing carbon footprint through circular design
To stimulate co-creation and knowledge exchange, Unilever centralised its sustainable and healthy Foods R&D facilities at a state-of-the-art Foods Innovation Centre named 'Hive' in Wageningen.
New FOKmagazine out now!
What's the secret to designing a meaningful space? It's more than just dimensions and materials. When you walk through a space that has been thoughtfully crafted, you can feel something extra. In our new magazine, we show you our latest projects that we are very proud of.
Meet Our New Associate Partner, Merle van Marissing
To support Fokkema & Partners’ stable growth and creative ambitions, we are proud to announce that Merle van Marissing will be appointed Associate Partner.
Student in-house day 2023, with site visits
On 16 November 2023, Fokkema & Partners invites Architecture students in their master's program to apply for an action-packed in-house day.
Finalist THE PLAN Award 2023
We're thrilled to announce that the interior project, Masman Bosman, is a finalist in THE PLAN Award.
Speaking internationally, from Berlin to Amsterdam
Three Fokkema partners embark on a journey of vibrant lectures and panel discussions, spanning across the country and even beyond.
From team spirit to monkey bar: my internship had a real fun factor
The season ends and we wave goodbye to our last intern this week. With enthusiasm, the interns shared their Fokkema adventure.
NAI010 book publication 'Back to the Office'
How do we stimulate people to go back to the office?
Nationale-Nederlanden: A circular design manual
An interview with Twan Steeghs and Dirk Zwaan.
Upfield FSC: A natural entirety
Fokkema & Partners designed the Food Science Centre for Upfield on the WUR. The building stands as a statement to a sustainable mission.
Wishing you a wonderful, creative 2023
As this fruitful year comes to an end, we realise how productive and joyful it is to be back in the office working together with our team, our partners, and you.
Palace of Justice Den Bosch - Phase 01 and 02
Ultimately the renovation will encompass a total of 32,000 square meters. It is due to be completed in 2023.
Cradle to Cradle Café meets Nationale Nederlanden
During the latest Cradle to Cradle Café, we considered the measurability of innovations in the field of sustainability.
Student in-house day with site visits
Fokkema & Partners invites Architecture students in their master's program to apply for an action-packed in-house day on 17 November 2022.
Upfield moves into new international headquarters in the Valley in Amsterdam
Upfield moves into new international headquarters in the Valley in Amsterdam
The Ockenburgh Estate wins Gulden Feniks 'Wild Card'.
The citizen's initiative to achieve the impossible was valued by the jury, and awarded a prize outside of the regular categories.
APG's new working environment brings color
APG is the largest pension administrator in the Netherlands and provides pensions for 4.8 million participants. In the unique redevelopment of the EDGE West building in Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Fokkema & Partners created a high-profile design for the APG work floors that adds color to the building.
Wishing you happy holidays and a fantastic 2022
As the year comes to an end, we celebrate some amazing client results. We saw many of our goals met while becoming ever more flexible and creative in facing some major global challenges.
The first glimpse of Clifford Chance in the Droogbak
A love restored
Inez Goessens, Charlotte de Boon and Sjoerd Poelman complete the BEP training
Since 2014 the Dutch Architects Title Act makes the completion of a professional traineeship (BEP) mandatory for all graduates from University to obtain the Architects' title.
Innovation Award for Sustainable Construction of Vopak Lesedi
The judges commented that competition was tough, highlighting that sustainable architecture is on a rise in South Africa.
Construction of Upfield Food Science Centre reaches highest point
The sustainable building with minimal environmental impact is expected to open its doors in the second quarter of 2022.
Mayor of The Hague opens Hotelschool after its sustainable renovation
The principal campus building was renovated completely, improving its energy label from G to A and providing the internationally renowned university with an accommodation fitting to its status.
Nationale Nederlanden is awarded Winning Workplace 2021
And this is why.
Proud to announce two WELL Accredited Professionals
Congratulations to Bénine Dekker and Valerie Arntz for mastering all of the features!
Nationale Nederlanden Finalist
Even before its completion, Nationale Nederlanden is a finalist in the Winning Workplace Award of 2021.
A more sustainable Working World
It takes an integral approach to realise a hybrid office that works for all.
Nominee Gulden Feniks 2021: the Ockenburgh Estate
With the Ockenburgh Estate, the jury of the Gulden Feniks 2021 highlight a multi-faceted transformation of a nationally listed monument.
365 Capital moves into its new office
The 365 Capital offices are completed, featuring the first of the Ypsilon series.
FrieslandCampina Belgium Completed!
After moving to a new location, the FrieslandCampina head office in Belgium was in need of an interior and selected a bold design fitting to its long term ambitions.
Palace of Justice under construction
We are delighted to present this video showcasing the collaborative effort of Dura Vermeer and CroonWolter&Dros, in partnership with Fokkema & Partners Architecten, for the construction of the 'Palace of Justice Den Bosch'."
Rabobank regional headquarters in Rotterdam
Rabobank is a full-range financial services provider that operates on cooperative principles. Therefor, hospitality was essential to the design.
Brinkhof moves to 'de Walvis' in Amsterdam
With its move to ‘De Walvis’, the lawfirm chose an iconic 1960 building on the Bickerseiland in Amsterdam
Mail sorting centre converts into a multi-tenant office
Creating a healthy work environment while building an inspirational community is at the heart of the design concept for 'The City Post' in Zwolle.
Lecture on post covid design, and beyond
On Monday March 22, Laura Atsma and Merle van Marissing will give the closing lecture of the BAU business event for students in Architecture
Completed: Houthoff Rotterdam
The design has turned the previously closed office floors into a spacious and communicative working environment, with smooth lines to guide the user journey.
An exciting office space for Unit4 Bedrijfssoftware
An ordinary office floor transforms to a dynamic work environment that represents the company identity.
First workfloors Nationale Nederlanden completed
The offices in The Hague and Rotterdam are the biggest circular mining pit in the Netherlands, This renovation will leave Zero Waste and aims for WELL Platinum certification at the same time.
Podcast on the Post-COVID-19 office
INSIDE/INSIDE recorded a Podcast with Saskia Roelofs on the Post-Covid-19 office and sustainable design
We wish you a Happy Healthy 2021
A new year, following one of amazing resilience and creativity. As a result, we enter 2021 with a brand-new website.
Vopak achieves a 5 Star Greenstar rating
To achieve the 5 stars, net zero carbon rating for the terminal and office building, technical measures complement an outspoken building design.
Inside/Inside interviews Saskia Roelofs
From her experience in circular design and sustainable renovations, Saskia shares her thoughts on sustainable design thinking.
The Upfield Food Science Centre has broken ground
The building is designed according to an inside out approach and with lots of green, reflecting the company mission.
Ockenburgh opens its doors
Villa Ockenburgh at the edge of The Hague was restored with the help of many committed volunteers.
p-ART-ition for EDGE technologies
P-ART-ition, introduces art and acoustic measures to accompany a safe return to the office.
Celebrating the construction start of Hotelschool The Hague
This week, we celebrate the start of construction on the Hotelschool in The Hague.
State Office 'de Knoop' wins FRAME Award
State Office de Knoop was awarded Governmental Interior of the Year, winning the people's vote!
Rechtbank Rotterdam opened by Mayor
Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb officially opened the new public domain after the renovation of the District Court in Rotterdam.
Tender awarded renovation Palace of Justic
The tender for the renovation of the Palace of Justice was awarded to Fokkema & Partners, together with Dura Vermeer Bouw Heyma and Croonwolter&dros.
King opens Unilever Foods Innovation Centre
Today, King Willem-Alexander, opened the highly sustainable Unilever Foods Innovation Centre ‘Hive’ on the Wageningen Campus.
Construction completed on the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
The new office- and conference building for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has been delivered according to schedule.
Ypsilon at Dutch Design Week
The Ypsilon was presented at the Dutch Design Week 2019.
Podcast on workplace design
Architectenweb chose to talk to Laura Atsma on their podcast, for an episode on design to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Citizen’s initiative to revive Ockenburgh
Earlier this month, the municipality granted the construction permit for renovation and reconstruction of the Country Estate: a huge milestone for the initiative!
In-house day for architecture students 2019
Fokkema & Partners invites Master's Students in Architecture to apply for an action-packed inhouse day on 3 October 2019.
EDGE Technologies world's first WELL v2 Certified Platinum project
EDGE Technologies HQ, the world's first WELL v2 Certified project at Platinum level!
'Elimu Bora' for Tanzania
Winning the global SHAW design award in 2018 allowed Fokkema & Partners to choose a charitable organization to award a 2000 USD donation.
Our next-generation Architects
Marc Souverein and Vera Vorderegger earned their architects' title through a 'Bureau Architecten Register' assessed traineeship (BEP), making them pioneers in a new generation of architects.
New project: Nationale Nederlanden
Fokkema & Partners Architecten was selected to come up with an interior design for the refurbishment of the offices from Nationale Nederlanden in Rotterdam and The Hague.
Two BREEAM design Awards for Unilever Foods Innovation Centre
Last night in Lodnon, the BREEAM Design Award and Your BREEAM Award (2019), were both awarded to Unilever Food Innovation Centre.
Just delivered: Zorginstituut Nederland
Just delivered: The National Health Care Institute (Zorginstituut Nederland) is concerned with taking care of good healthcare.
The beauty of the interior
In October we hosted an event for Architecture Students, offering a chance to get acquainted with the dynamic day-to-day work at our office.
Sustainable new building for Vopak in South Africa
Commissioned by Royal Vopak, the world’s leading independent tank storage company, Fokkema & Partners Architecten designed a sustainable office building on their new terminal location in Lesedi, South Africa.
Design award for HabrakenRutten
Fokkema & Partners' design for HabrakenRutten was awarded global winner in the category small office!