Rotterdam, Nederland

SAWA

Rotterdam's first fully wooden 50-meter high residential building

Commissioned by Nice Developers & Era Contour, Mei architects and planners is designing "SAWA": a unique wooden residential building in the heart of the Lloydquarter in Rotterdam. Exceptional to SAWA is that the building will be built entirely in CLT (cross-laminated timber) and is therefore the first fully wooden residential building of 50 meters...

Delft, Nederland

Kabeldistrict Delft

Transformation of a former Cable Factory into a vibrant living and working environment

The Delft Kabeldistrict (cable district) is a distinctive contemporary urban expansion in which a business park is being transformed on a large scale into a vibrant living and working environment. The Kabeldistrict builds on existing qualities, activity and the industrial past of the existing large Cable Factory. The visible fusion of old and new...

Rijswijk, NL

De Generaal

From an empty office tower to a beacon of light with unique homes

The oldest Jackblock building in the Netherlands, the former head office of the Dutch Tax Authorities, has been transformed into a residential building "De Generaal". On the initiative of Aertgeerts Bouwgroep, Mei architects and planners designed an inventive plan to transform this centrally located office tower into a spacious, flexible and sustainable residential building...

Amsterdam, Nederland

Max & Moore

High-profile office buildings for the pioneers of Buiksloterham

Max & Moore are two high-profile office buildings for the pioneers of Buiksloterham. The creative, productive entrepreneurs who consciously choose an environment in which collaboration is central, and recognize themselves in words such as pronounced, robust, chic, and healthy. The core values ​​of Mei are key to this: a healthy nature-inclusive environment, an aesthetic...

Hamm, Duitsland

CreativRevier Hamm

From coal to culture; redevelopment of a former mine complex

Scrollen Sie nach unten für Deutsch In the former Heinrich Robert mine complex, one of the last producing coal mines in Hamm (Ruhrgebiet, Germany), Mei is working on the transformation of a number of national monumental buildings. The mining complex, which has hitherto been closed off to the outside world, will be transformed into an...

Gouda, The Netherlands

Gouda Cheese Warehouse

lofts in monumental cheese warehouse

Cheese Warehouse ‘De Producent’ in Gouda, the internationally famous Dutch Cheese Capital, experienced a spectacular transformation to residential lofts. Mei architects and planners together with White House Development initiated this successful development. In the heart of the building, a spacious atrium is created, enclosed by 52 unique and sophisticated loft homes. Because of the...

Rotterdam, NL

WEST507

Transformation of modern business palace to monumental loft apartments

The Ocean House, popularly also called the Stokvis building, was a "modern business palace" with innovations such as car passages, a covered courtyard, and a canteen with a roof terrace. Due to an eventful history, many different time layers are visible in the building. With the transformation into a residential loft building with modern...

Den Haag, Nederland

De Nieuwe Hallen

Industrial heritage ensemble becomes dynamic living and working area

On the Melkwegstraat across the harbor in the Binkhorst district in The Hague, a distinctive industrial heritage ensemble: De Nieuwe Hallen is situated. These industrial halls were built for the Hague entrepreneurs in the 1950s on behalf of the municipality, to stimulate the local economy and employment. The interest in this was great. The halls...

Bonn, Duitsland

Bonner Fahnenfabrik

Transformation of flag factory into comfortable living-working ensemble

Scrollen Sie nach unten für die Deutsche Übersetzung The Bonner Fahnenfabrik, which housed one of the largest flag manufacturers in Germany in the last century, is an important part of the industrial history of the former capital of the Federal Republic. Commissioned by Cube Real Estate, and together with Gaus Architekten, Mei is transforming the...

Rotterdam, NL

McDonald’s Coolsingel 44

'world's fanciest McDonald's'

McDonald's invited Mei architects and planners to design a new pavilion on this spot with a character in keeping with the (renewed) Coolsingel and the rich historical surroundings. After a very fast construction time of two months a spectaculair new pavilion now shines in the heart of Rotterdam. Connection with the city The new building of...

Gouda, NL

Spaardersbad Gouda

Unieke loftwoningen in monumentaal zwembad

One of the last remaining 1930s indoor swimming pools in The Netherlands, the Spaardersbad, is located in Gouda. The pool owes its name (literally translated ‘Saving pool’) to the inhabitants of Gouda who collectively saved money during the crisis period (1933) to realize an indoor swimming pool. It is a unique building, created, preserved,...

Gouda, NL

Weeshuis Gouda

adaptive reuse of unique historical ensemble

This former orphanage is a unique collection of historic buildings in the centre of Gouda. The special listed monuments constitute a culturally and historically valuable location. The Orphanage ensemble is located in the oldest and most atmospheric part of the town, between greenery and other top monuments such as St. John’s Church. The rich...

Utrecht, NL

Residential tower ‘De Verkenner’

residential building

A new residential tower completed on Churchilllaan in Kanaleneiland, Utrecht, will give a big impetus to the development of this typical post-war reconstruction district. The new 50-metre-tall building, designed by Mei architects and planners, acts as a gatekeeper to Kanaleneiland. The tower contains a mixed programme of housing: 71 private sector rental dwellings in the...

Rotterdam, NL

Lloydkwartier

from port area to vibrant center for creative industry

In and around the building of the former power plant on the Lloydpier in Rotterdam in Rotterdam, a vibrant area has developed for the creative and audiovisual industry, with business premises, TV studios, catering, shops and homes. The Schiehavencentrale from the beginning of the last century was an extensive complex that included a battery house,...

Rotterdam, NL

Jobsveem

re-use of a national monument

The former warehouse and national monument Jobsveem, also known as St. Job, on the quay of the Lloyd Pier in Rotterdam, has been changed significantly. The warehouse was originally a substantial industrial building. The design by Mei architects and planners breathes new life into the old warehouse. Since its completion in 1913, the former warehouse had...

Almere, The Netherlands

Gnome Parking

car park

The Gnome Parking is part of the expansion of the city centre of Almere-Buiten. This plan feautures a lot of ‘green’ buildings and a clear urban structure. At an architectural level many experiments with innovative materialisation and new constructions have been made, like in the Gnome garage. The special façade of the garage contains...

Rotterdam, NL

De Lijnbaan

renovation of world famous reconstruction monument

Mei architects and planners won the architect selection in 2014 for the renewal of De Lijnbaan. De Lijnbaan is world famous as the first car free shopping promenade, designed in the Rotterdam reconstruction period by Van den Broek & Bakema. De Lijnbaan was designed as an exclusive shopping area with 70 luxury shops. In...