The iconic new Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Schiphol, Netherlands

No place like Home. Manchester´s Cornerhouse and Library Theatre have a new place to dwell.

via RIBA Journal - by Phil Griffin

"The building is meant to be a symbol, the centerpiece of a revitalized, no longer neglected Dudley Square that will unlock its potential"

Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, Boston (MA)

Mecanoo to lead New York Public Library renovation

“Libraries are the cathedrals of our time. It is the most important public building in a city” - Francine Houben. 
Image copyright by Wally Gobetz

People Place Purpose New monograph Francine Houben/Mecanoo

The world according to Mecanoo

Get new insight on the project which is reshaping the city of Delft!

Delft, the Netherlands

“It unites a whole people so they can become something bigger and better... a successful, cohesive society depends on buildings like this”

Tom Dyckhoff, The Culture Show, BBC TWO

Special Commendation for Kaap Skil Museum, European competition of the Luigi Micheletti Foundation

Texel, the Netherlands

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Grand Opening Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Grand Opening Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

10.02.2016
Over 800 guests attended the Grand Opening of the new Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on February 9. The event celebrated the completion of the iconic Mecanoo-designed hotel. The party was staged in the 42-metre atrium lobby, which was decorated wi... read more
Francine Houben lecture in Rotterdam

Francine Houben lecture in Rotterdam

03.02.2016
Saturday February 20th, Francine Houben will give a lecture hosted by NAi Booksellers in Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. In the lecture “People, Place, Purpose”, Francine Houben will present her body of work that has been based on t... read more
Entrance hall for Keukenhof spring gardens tops out

Entrance hall for Keukenhof spring gardens tops out

29.01.2016
Mecanoo designed a new entrance hall for the Keukenhof, the most beautiful spring park in the world, with all the required facilities to welcome and receive local and international visitors. The topping out of the building was celebrated on January 2... read more
Francine Houben to be awarded Honorary Doctorate

Francine Houben to be awarded Honorary Doctorate

20.01.2016
Utrecht University announced that Francine Houben will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate on March 29 during the 380th Dies Natalis, the University’s Anniversary Day celebration. She was nominated by Maarten Hajer, Professor of Urban Futures a... read more
Mecanoo new member firm Van Alen International Council

Mecanoo new member firm Van Alen International Council

14.01.2016
Van Alen Institute, a non-profit organisation in New York, announced additions to its board of trustees and four new member firms of its International Council, one of which being Mecanoo. The Institute believes design can transform cities, landsca... read more
Mecanoo and Gispen launch Room to Learn

Mecanoo and Gispen launch Room to Learn

13.01.2016
Mecanoo and Gispen are collaborating on the learning environment of the future. They have recently launched www.roomtolearn.nl, a platform for inspiration and knowledge exchange on further development and application of the innovative learning spaces... read more
First phase Municipal Offices Delft completed

First phase Municipal Offices Delft completed

06.01.2016
The first phase of the new municipal offices in Delft was completed late last year and the building has since been officially handed over to the City of Delft. The moving-in process is on its way and the first council workers are expected to be using... read more
Mecanoo's magnificent 2015

Mecanoo's magnificent 2015

23.12.2015
2015 turned out to be a very special year for Mecanoo. With only a few more December days ahead, we look back at some of the defining moments.  In February, arriving in Delft by train became an unforgettable experience when the new Delft Stat... read more
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