We are known for the development of sustainable urban living environments, with buildings and public spaces that enliven and renew the city. In our designs, we combine our experience with architecture, urban planning and landscape design to create social and spatial cohesion. Designs with the necessary flexibility for adapting to the individual needs of users and new social developments.
Characteristic of our design approach is our ambition to add quality to the living environment in the city. Through vital programming, the buildings are connected with their surroundings. The WELL principle is anchored in all our designs; facilities such as sports and green spaces are within easy reach for residents and users to experience the buildings and their environments as healthy and pleasant. In the projects that we develop, new concepts for living and working, culture, sustainability and infrastructure go hand in hand with the social aspects for current and future generations.
KCAP Architects&Planners is an internationally operating design firm specialized in architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. Since its founding in 1989 by Kees Christiaanse, KCAP has grown to become a leading international player with offices in Rotterdam, Zurich and Shanghai. The oeuvre of KCAP is extensive and diverse, ranging from large-scale urban transformations and landscape designs to distinct architecture and interiors in the Netherlands, Europe and Asia.
KCAP is led by nine partners: Kees Christiaanse, Irma van Oort, Ruurd Gietema, Ute Schneider, Renske van der Stoep, Anouk Kuitenbrouwer, Jeroen Dirckx, Xavier Blaringhem and Edward Schuurmans.