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The active city

A lot has being spoken about healthy, active cities, but how do you make them? We show this in our new book! Now available.

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Organic area development Oostenburg Amsterdam

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.

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A winning region

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.

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Vision for Hoorn city centre: an innovative process approach

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.

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The new savannah in Emmen

A former city centre zoo will be turned into a city park with space for initiatives. Urhahn made the inspirational development framework.

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Innovation through interaction

How can urban environments contribute to greater interaction, and hence to greater innovation? Urhahn offers its vision of the development of urban interaction environments for knowledge workers, within the Spatial Economic Development Strategy (REOS).

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Strategy indicator for urban transformation

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.

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More quality, less expansions

Municipality of Stede Broec aims to further develop the Streekhof, a large regional shopping mall in a small town, into a sustainable, attractive town centre.

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Sustainable area development Strijp-T

Once a Philips factory behind a fence, now an employment area in the city. What is the future? In workshops with stakeholders Urhahn developed a sustainable area development strategy for Strijp T.

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A lively city centre

Urhahn advises Amstelveen with a vision to strengthen the connections between the adjacent districts and the city center and improving the public spaces in and around the center.

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Integration of highway A9

How can the barrier of the A9 through Amstelveen be integrated in the urban area in an affordable way, and at the same time offer an advantage for the development of the city centre?

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North Sea Canal area: together along the waterside

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.

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Art by the River Rhine

Arnhem has searched for years for a feasible way to connect the city centre and the river Rhine, in the area around the Nieuwstraat. The urban design and the development strategy by Urhahn give shape to this ambition.

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Water plan Hasselt (BE)

How can the design and the programming of the water strengthen the property development around the harbour basins and vice versa?

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A new bridge for Oaxaca

Technical knowledge of the Netherlands is combined with local knowledge from Mexico in the urban design for a new bridge, a park and traffic flow: Puente IV Centenario, Oaxaca de Juárez (MEX).

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The Spontaneous City

The era of large-scale urban planning is over. With the book ‘The Spontaneous City’ Urhahn heralds another practice.

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Factory intertwines with the city

With the development of a former textile factory, the town centre of Almelo suddenly increases with 22 hectares. Urhahn made the development plan for Indië terrain.

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A Pattern Image

Typological tool for quality in urban planning

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