V8 fully operational

19 March 2020

We have taken all necessary measures to protect our colleagues, clients and other contacts. Since 16 March a large part of the V8 team is working from home. We collaborate, both internally and externally, through online tools. You can reach... Lees verder

Sneak peak into construction Netherlands pavilion for EXPO2020 Dubai

03 March 2020

Last week, Construction Week Middle East recorded an exclusive sneak peak video of the Netherlands pavilion at the EXPO2020 construction site in Dubai. From today on, the result is to be seen here. David Spierings, lead architect for the pavilion,... Lees verder

Michiel Raaphorst to speak at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

10 January 2020

On Tuesday 14 and Thursday 16 January, Michiel Raaphorst will be part of key note panel discussions at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020. The story about the sustainable and circular approach of the Netherlands pavilion is part of current... Lees verder

Construction starts for Hulstkamphof Rotterdam

16 December 2019

Work on the construction of the Hulstkamphof has started. After one hundred years, the space next to the 'Hulstkampgebouw' on the Maaskade in Rotterdam will be filled with two apartment buildings with a total of 28 residences. In the courtyard... Lees verder

V8 Architects selected to design Nieuw Kralingen

03 December 2019

V8 Architects today announces that it has been selected as one of the four architectural firms to design the large-scale new residential project Nieuw Kralingen in Rotterdam. The work for the sketch design of the first phase is now in... Lees verder

David Spierings gives lecture at Dubai Design Week 

08 November 2019

It’s lecture season! After Michiel Raaphorst’s and Rudolph Eilanders lectures, it now David Spierings’ turn. On Wednesday 13 November he is part of one of the highlighted talks within the Dubai Design Week programme. After presenting our design for the... Lees verder

Rudolph Eilander gives lecture about Office of the Future

01 November 2019

On Monday 4 November, Rudolph Eilander will share V8's surprising vision on the office of the future at the Architects Showroom Amsterdam. What will our workplace look like in a few years' time? All together in one shared office space,... Lees verder

Michiel Raaphorst to speak at International Conference for Sustainable Construction Materials Dubai

29 October 2019

After Michiel Raaphorst presented the Dutch pavilion during the Dutch Design Week and the DRIVE! Festival last week, he’ll be off to Dubai to tell the unique story once more. This time during the International Conference for Sustainable Construction Materials... Lees verder

Michiel Raaphorst to give lecture at DRIVE! Festival

14 October 2019

On Thursday 24 October, Michiel Raaphorst will give a lecture at ‘DRIVE! The Design Research & Innovation Festival’ in Eindhoven about the design of the Dutch pavilion for the world expo in Dubai. The lecture is part of the Dutch... Lees verder

Construction begins on Dutch pavilion for EXPO2020 Dubai

25 June 2019

Today, work has officially started on the construction of the Dutch pavilion for the world exhibition in 2020 in Dubai. At the expo site in Dubai, water that was specifically harvested out of Dutch air was handed over to the... Lees verder

Redevelopment Verto Arnhem started

14 June 2019

V8 Architects today announced that the redevelopment of Verto Arnhem has started. With the completed selection of contractor Plegt-Vos, Verto Arnhem is one step closer to its realization. In the design of V8 Architects, the temporary municipal office built in... Lees verder

Visit KPN head office during the 'Dag van Architectuur'

03 June 2019

On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June 2019, KPN’s head office will be a proud participant in the Dag van de Architectuur Rotterdam. During the event, a number of special buildings in Rotterdam will open their doors to the public;... Lees verder

V8 Architects to carry out feasibility study for redevelopment Blaak 333 Rotterdam

08 May 2019

V8 Architects has been asked by New Cheese Development to carry out a feasibility study into the possibilities of this beautiful city centre location in Rotterdam exclusively for the building owner. Due to its location between two metro stations and... Lees verder

The Cooltoren: construction phase 2

07 May 2019

All 167 foundation piles for the 150 meter high Cooltoren are in! And that calls for the start of phase 2, the ground excavation for the concrete foundation slab. As soon as the excavation work is at depth and the... Lees verder

work in progress rijk van rodenrijs

16 April 2019

The 'Rijk van Rodenrijs' project is currently under construction. The main structures of the renewed monumental farmhouse, nine semi- detached houses and a multifunctional service building are becoming more and more visible. During the restoration of the monumental farm, unfortunately... Lees verder

The story behind the design for KPN's headquarters

04 April 2019

Curious about the story behind our design for the expansion of KPN's headquarters? A nice article was recently published in 'De Architect'. Click here for the article (Dutch only).... Lees verder

Mayor Aboutaleb (Rotterdam) visits V8 Architects office

26 March 2019

In preparation of the water, food, energy innovation mission to Dubai, last Friday Rotterdam Mayor Aboutaleb visited the office of V8 Architects. The delegates spoke about the design for the Dutch Pavilion for EXPO 2020 in Dubai. The innovation mission,... Lees verder

CNN: "Dutch pavilion design is showcase for low-tech sustainability revival in Dubai"

12 March 2019

CNN, among the world's leaders in online news and information delivery, observed and wrote about a revival of low-tech sustainability in Dubai, shown by three national pavilions for the Expo 2020. Michiel Raaphorst is quoted about the unique design for... Lees verder

Expansion of KPN head office completed

08 January 2019

The expansion of KPN's head office in Rotterdam has been completed. With V8’s design for a new publicly accessible plinth and the renovation of the tower, the building fundamentally strengthens the entrance of the Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam. Architecture Given the... Lees verder

Design of Dutch pavilion for Dubai EXPO 2020 unveiled

09 December 2018

The winning design for the Dutch pavilion was announced today in Dubai by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency and the Dutch Dubai consortium. The pavilion has been designed as a closed-loop climate system in which private... Lees verder

Expansion of KPN head office completed

22 November 2018

The expansion of KPN's head office in Rotterdam has been completed. With V8’s design for a new publicly accessible plinth and the renovation of the tower, the building fundamentally strengthens the entrance of the Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam. Architecture Given the... Lees verder

Consortium with V8 Architects wins contract for the Dubai EXPO 2020 Dutch Pavilion

13 November 2018

A consortium comprising Expomobilia, V8 Architects, Kossmann.dejong and Witteveen+Bos has been selected to design and construct the Dutch Pavilion at EXPO 2020 in Dubai. The award was made following a European tender procedure with a total of eleven consortiums participating.... Lees verder

Cooltoren wins prize 'Most Significant Real Estate Project Rotterdam 2018'

02 November 2018

The Cooltoren has been proclaimed by the Rotterdam public as 'Most Significant Real Estate Project of Rotterdam 2018'. Yesterday evening developer UVastgoed received the prize for this. The other nominees were LittleC and Zalmhaven. The construction of the 150-meter high... Lees verder

Outlines transformation office building Zoetermeer visible

18 October 2018

After a period of demolition work and construction preparations, the first outlines of the new loft apartments at the Stadhuisplein in Zoetermeer are visible. The steel structure on the existing roof has now been installed. Next week a start will... Lees verder