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The book is here! #CityoftheFuture

The book is here! #CityoftheFuture

On Thursday April 18, the book The City of the Future / De Stad van de Toekomst was presented in the New Institute in Rotterdam. The ten design visions for five locations are described and depicted. Also that of team Triangel, of which Tangram is the team leader. Triangel’s contribution concerns the location Eindhoven – […]

Start construction OurDomain

Start construction OurDomain

No building without a party! Yesterday, the construction of the OurDomain residential tower was celebrated at the Wijnhaven in Rotterdam. Charlotte ten Dijke and Bart Mispelblom Beyer were praised by developer Stebru for the ‘inspiring design’.  The NOS-tv news interviewed Charlotte about the special location of the 70-meter-high residential tower, a historically charged place. It is […]

Rhapsody genomineerd voor StiB Award 2019

Rhapsody genomineerd voor StiB Award 2019

Rhapsody in West, in the Amsterdam Kolenkit neighborhood, has been nominated for the Cities in Motion Award 2019. The prize is for the most successful area reinforcement that contributes to the vitality and dynamism of the city or village. The nominated projects are judged on quality, in particular the impulse they give to the environment. […]

Densification is not a goal in itself

Densification is not a goal in itself

Aorta Architecture Center has made a resume of the meeting, 12 March, on densification in Utrecht. We were also present, as advocates of smart densification and as architects of the Galaxy hotel and residential tower on Jaarbeursplein (Utrecht).  The report=> Aorta: Verdichten is geen doel op zich foto: Robert Oosterbroek  

Highest point of Zuidoever

Highest point of Zuidoever

The highest point of the construction of Zuidoever has been reached on February 27. A party for the builders (with fries!). The next memorable party will be this summer when the project is finishend. Zuidoever is the first location of De Oevers, a new Cordaan care...

Crowning of neigbourhood #Rhapsody

Crowning of neigbourhood #Rhapsody

Contemporary, playful and liveability near a traffic junction. That’s what the Amsterdam newspaper Het Parool writes today about Rhapsody in West, our housing project that will be completed this spring. In a ‘damn corner’ of the city we got the chance to create a beautiful living location. This was achieved by a unique collaboration between […]

Garden Rhapsody takes shape

Garden Rhapsody takes shape

We celebrate spring at Rhapsody: the first plants are in it; immediately a huge difference. The public courtyard of the residential project in the Amsterdam Coal Kit neighbourhood is now starting to take shape quickly. The complex gets a green inner world, with ponds, a greenhouse and a terrace. Soon the long façade of the […]

Let’s dence

Let’s dence

It is possible to compact and add quality. If done intelligently. Compaction is a hot item at the moment, especially given the construction task (1 million homes!). For us, compacting has been an important theme since the foundation of Tangram in the early 1990s. We...

Let’s dense

Let’s dense

To build dense and at the same time ad quality in an already crowded city, that’s a complex assignment. But possible, if done intelligently. High density is a hot item at the moment in the Netherlands. For us, density has been an important theme since the founding of Tangram in the early 1990s. We have […]

Highest point Zuidoever

Highest point Zuidoever

The highest point of the construction of Zuidoever has been reached on February 27. A party for the builders (with fries!). The next memorable party will be completed this summer. Zuidoever is the first location of De Oevers (Cordaan), a new care formula: stylish, light, sustainable, green and spacious. The building will be located on […]

Urbanism 3.0 #CityoftheFuture

Urbanism 3.0 #CityoftheFuture

Urbanism 3.0: it must and can be really different. The old model does not work anymore. As part of the City of the Future design study, the Triangel team introduced a radically different approach. Gebiedsontwikkeling.nu interviewed Bart Mispelblom Beyer as chairman of the Triangel team and asked him about the reasons and of course the […]

Team Triangel on tour #CityoftheFuture

Team Triangel on tour #CityoftheFuture

The research is done, time to make the results public. The book City of the Future will be published in April, while the various teams are going on tour. Team Triangel was invited by NATLAB Eindhoven. The sold-out room showed great interest in the innovative vision of urban planning. The basic ingredients: data, participation of […]

Concrete power for Galaxy Tower

Concrete power for Galaxy Tower

The foundation of the Galaxy Tower on Jaarbeursplein is being poured (36 hours continuous!), according to the site CU ‘k you see in Utrecht. They also mention the impressive numbers: 550 concrete trucks deliver 5,600,000 liters of fresh concrete. All this for a 1.80 meter thick foundation slab that will be placed 8 meters below […]

First Panelox project in Netherlands #OurDomain

First Panelox project in Netherlands #OurDomain

Campus tower Bright / OurDomain will have a special facade. The facade consists largely of etched Panelox panels. Most composition panels are lacquered, but a Panelox panel has an anodizing layer. This layer can be etched and made of two colors. That is unique. We have conducted several studies for the etched pattern. We ended […]

Bright/Our Domain connects

Bright/Our Domain connects

Residential tower Bright / OurDomain is the missing link of the city center of Rotterdam. AD news reporter Marcel Potters said in his January 23 column. The tower, which will be under construction this year, will soon connect Wijnhaveneiland, Blaak and Oude Haven. “An illuminated beacon, which also gives the André van der Louwbrug a […]

Bright / OurDomain finally starts

Bright / OurDomain finally starts

After years of downtime, construction of the OurDomain (formerly Bright) residential tower can be started in February. A resident’s objection halted the construction process for a long time. The 70-meter-high tower will be located in the heart of Rotterdam, next to the André van der Louwbrug and nearby the Markthal. More than 600 tiny apartments […]

Galaxy tower in the top 10

Galaxy tower in the top 10

According to Cobouw, Galaxy Tower is one of the ten most remarkable building projects of 2018. It is one of the best viewed projects on Bouwberichten.nl. The 92 meter high tower has only just been under construction on the Utrecht Jaarbeursplein. It is a unique combination of hotel and homes. An Amrâth hotel will be […]

Eindhoven, City of the Future

Eindhoven, City of the Future

Newspaper Eindhovens Dagblad interviewed Bart Mispelblom Beyer (as chairman of the Triangel team) and Mauro Parravicini (Urban Arcipelago team) about their visions for the Fellenoord district in Eindhoven. The area Fellenoord / station was one of the five test locations of the design study City of the Future. Both teams opted for a flexible development […]

Final presentation City of the Future

Final presentation City of the Future

Last Friday was the closing event design study City of the Future. In Pakhuis de Zwijger, 10 teams presented their vision. Team Triangel – chaired by Bart Mispelblom Beyer – showed his fantasy for the Fellenoord district in Eindhoven in 2040. No fill-in exercise with slick renders how it could be, but a new generic […]

Rhapsody in the air

Rhapsody in the air

With our project Rhapsody in West we are in the inflight magazine Discover Benelux., in de special Benelux Architecture, under the heading Creating Quality of Life. And that’s the way it is, because Rhapsody is a quirky building in the Amsterdam Kolenkitbuurt (Bos en Lommer) that is already attracting a lot of attention. Because it looks […]