2023 02 27

Mecanoo tops Architizer's 30 Best Architecture Firms in the Netherlands

27.02.2023 - Publications

The Dutch have long been at the vanguard of architectural discourse. From functionalism and neoplasticism to structuralism and deconstructivism, to the “international” character of the contemporary global context, designers from the Netherlands have been realizing daringly dynamic constructions for over a century. The culture of experimentation that fuses bold aesthetic detail with even bolder engineering feats comes as no surprise in a country that has, for centuries, relied on engineering to make their land liveable by draining water and relying on polders.

With so many architecture firms to choose from, it’s challenging for clients to identify the industry leaders that will be an ideal fit for their project needs. Fortunately, Architizer is able to provide guidance on the top design firms in Netherlands based on more than a decade of data and industry knowledge.

Winner of 9 A+Awards, some of Mecanoo’s most prominent projects include: National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts, Taiwan; Delft City Hall and Train Station, Netherlands; Palace of Justice, Spain and the transformation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, United States.

The following ranking has been created according to key statistics that demonstrate each firm’s level of architectural excellence. Each of these metrics is explained in more detail at the foot of this article. This ranking list will be updated annually, taking into account new achievements of Netherlands architecture firms throughout the year.

Read the full article '30 Best Architecture Firms in the Netherlands' here.

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