Urhahn is a leading urban design office with 3 decades of experience in the profession. We are very passionate about transforming both city and landscape.
In support of openness, flexibility and surprise in urban design
Collaboration creates support in Amersfoort
Everyone seems to agree: mixed use areas contribute to livable cities. But why is it so difficult to achieve a mix of functions in urban area developments and transformations? This dilemma intrigues us and forms the basis for our latest research.
The city center and the station area of Eindhoven will become ‘brainport-worthy’.
A lot has being spoken about healthy, active cities, but how do you make them? We show this in our new book! Now available.
Oostenburg is being developed into a mixed use area. The design by Urhahn investigates the balance between flexibility for future initiatives on one hand, and consistency and security on the other.
Four pillars provide a basis for economic progress: more jobs, more spending, more visitors and more businesses.
Urhahn has drawn up a structure plan for the West-Friesland region. This ambitious project involves regional parties and local people in safeguarding the future of West-Friesland.
Over one thousand Facebook reactions, numerous conversations with residents, members of the business community and visitors to the city centre during the City Centre Labs, and intensive collaboration with the municipality, have all helped shape this vision.
Development plan and strategy for Hoofddorp Central is attractive and provides guidance for initiators.
The practice of urban area development has changed considerably in recent years. Area development today calls for flexibility. Urhahn researched the practice and concluded that there is plenty of experimentation with new strategies.
A complex strategy presented in a comprehensible manner
Urhahn takes ideas of future tenants seriously and works it out with their own expertise to an urban plan and design for the public space.
How can the divergent interests alongside the North Sea Canal area come together? Urhahn creates the vision for 2040 in which the area of tension between urbanization, increase of employment and conservation of regional qualities are drawn together.
In search of the most optimal match between supply and demand for reuse of industrial buildings
An integrated approach to water, traffic, nature, economy, urban development and civic participation makes Urhahn's vision for improving river Atoyac in Oaxaca (MEX) more than just a spatial design.
The era of large-scale urban planning is over. With the book ‘The Spontaneous City’ Urhahn heralds another practice.