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27-29 Oktober 2014 van Bergen Kolpa lectures and leads workshops at the 13th International Architecture Symposium University of Monterrey Mexico

1 Oktober 2014 van Bergen Kolpa lectures at the Planet Texel Academy on Architecture for Food

27 June 2014 Opening of the exhibithion Scarcity in het Nieuwe Instituut with Co-Housing Hoogvliet

27 June 2014 Van Bergen Kolpa presents their vision on Architecture for Living at the congress Future Metropolis by CLICKNL Innovation Network of the Dutch Creative Industries top sector.

25 June 2014 Filmpremier Rotterdam Metabolists (cooperation of van Bergen Kolpa, Doepel Strijkers Architects, Exept Integrated Sustainability, Paul de Graaf Ontwerp en Onderzoek, Superuse Studios, De Urbanisten en Studio Marco Vermeulen) during the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

23 March 2014 Van Bergen Kolpa part of the Dutch Trade Delegation at the Netherlands-China Trade and Economic Forum in Noordwijk. The Forum, chaired by the Chinese President Xi and King Willem Alexander, focused on Dutch knowledge of sustainable agriculture and urbanization.

6 February 2014 Festive start of the execution phase of Westpolder Centre. Expected delivery by the beginning of 2015.

18 Januari 2014 Opening exhibithion Mansholt, Landscape in perspective at Bureau Europa Maastricht with Greendeal Urban Agriculture by Bergen Kolpa.

July 2013 van Bergen Kolpa with Wageningen UR and Loos van Vliet Landscape take part in the invited competition for the Agricultural Demonstration Center commissioned by Cofco Eco Valley, Beijing China

1 Juli 2013 Opening exhibition #STADVANDETOEKOMST in the Museon The Hague with the Climate Game by van Bergen Kolpa Architects

30 January 2013 Opening of the International Symposium Bangkok Adaptive City 2045 by Ambassador Joan de Boer organised van Bergen Kolpa in the Netherlands Embassy in Bangkok with oa Silpakorn University, Royal Haskoning and TU Delft

24 January 2013 Conference Climate resilient City with presentation of the Klimaatbestendige Stad 2050 by van Bergen Kolpa and BVR advisors

18 Oktober 2012 Opening of the 2nd Architeture Trienalle of Jakarta Indonesia
with Co Housing Hoogvliet

7 Oktober 2012 Van Bergen Kolpa lectures on Cities and Food at the Future City Festival in Arnhem

September 2012 Van Bergen Kolpa invited to design the foodstrategy of the Archstoyanie festival area in the vicinity of Moscow Russia

17 July 2012 van Bergen Kolpa organizes the workshop Bangkok Adaptive City 2045 at the Silpakorn University Thailand

Juni 2012 Co-Housing shortlisted for the Hedy d'ancona prijs for exellent health architecture 2012

July 2012 Van Bergen Kolpa, BVR, Alterra en Brand Communications work on the climate adaptive city of 2050 commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Enviroment.

14 June 2012 van Bergen Kolpa signs Green deal Urban Agriculture withe the Ministry of Economics, Agricultre and innovation in cooperation with Priva, LEI Wageningen en De Volharding Breda.

28 March 2012 van Bergen Kolpa lectures at the seminar 'Architecture and social responsibility' in the National Museum of Oslo, Norway.

9 March 2012 Opening of the exhibithion Architecture of Consequence in the National Museum of Norway with the projects Park Supermarket and Co Housing Hoogvliet.

22 February 2012 Presentation of the Masterplan Bergpolder Zuid to the inhabitants and entrepeneurs.

9 February 2012 Start construction phase Westpolder center; expexted groundbreaking ceremony april 2012

2 Februari 2012 Area agreements of Bergpolder Zuid signed by developer Vestia and the Municipality of Rotterdam

1 January 2012 Co-Housing Hoogvliet published in the new years issue of the magazine de Architect with beautifull pictures of Jeroen Musch

25 November 2011 van Bergen Kolpa lectures during the Night of Architecture Apeldoorn on food and spatial planning.

18 November 2011 Opening of Architecture of Consequence with Park Supermarket in Baku, Azerbeidzjan.

3 November 2011 van Bergen Kolpa presents in Barcelona during the World Architecture Festival 2011 the projects Co-Housing Hoogvliet and Park Supermarket.

03 Novembre 2011 Vernissage de l'Exposition "L'Architecture Néerlandaise : Un Tour d'Horizon" en Casablanca, Maroc avec le project Parc de Supermarché de van Bergen Kolpa Architects.

29 Oktober 2011 BREAKING NEWS: Park Supermarket on CNN.com!!.

25 Oktober 2011 Approval of the Masterplan Berpolder Zuid by the Rotterdam mayor and board of alderman.

September 2011 van Bergen Kolpa has contributed with two projects Infra Ecologie and Park Supermarkt to the new permanent exhibition in the Netherlands Architecture Institute: Stad van Nederland. Both projects show resilient solutions for the development of the Dutch city and are on display till July 2016.

31 August 2011 Opening of the Architecture and the City Festival San Francisco with work of van Bergen Kolpa in the Center for Architecture AIA San Francisco.

August 2011 van Bergen Kolpa shortlisted twice for the World Architecture Festival 2011 Awards among BIG and Robert A.M. Stern. Vote now with this link for Co-Housing Hoogvliet and Park Supermarket!!

July 2011 van Bergen Kolpa questioned on the City and it's future by Christa Vlodrop and Urban Signatures.

08 June 2011 Opening of the exhibition 'Glimpses 2040' with work of van Bergen Kolpa in the Center for Architecture AIA New York City and Arcam in Amsterdam.

16 April 2011 Opening of the culinary spring season at caterer Chezmo-i with the projects Park Supermarket en Flow Food.

March 2011 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned by the Municipality of Lansingerland to design the bridge over the Zilvergracht of Westpolder Centrum.

February 2011 van Bergen Kolpa designs with BVR advisers and the Grontmij the urban plan for the Roer Vallei commissioned by Ontwikkelingscombinatie Midden-Leigraaf bv.

15 February 2011 van Bergen Kolpa lectures at the Silpakorn University of Bangkok Thailand on Sustainable Landscapes.

11 Februari 2011 Opening of 'Architecture of Consequence' with Park Supermarkt in Mumbai, India in cöoperation with the Dutch Design Fashion Architecture programme (DutchDFA).

5 Februari Book Launch 'NHM in Sketches' in the Westerkerk Amsterdam with the results of the research & design studio at the Berlage institute led by van Bergen Kolpa Architects.

Januari 2011 Publication of Park Supermarkt in the book 'Kost, nieuwe gezichten op eten' by Brigitte van Mechelen and Diana Krabbendam published by BIS Publishers.

02 december 2010 Opening of the exhibithion 'Duurzaamheid is' with Park Supermarkt in the Leids Architecturecentre (RAP).

November 2010 Publication of Park Supermarkt in the magazine Stedenbouw + Ruimtelijke ordening (S+RO).

21 October 2010 Presentation of Park Supermarkt during the Launch of Studio for Unsolicited Architecture.

12 & 13 October 2010 Week of Debate with inhabitants and entrepreneurs from Bergpolder concerning the Bergwegkwartier (BP 3738).

25 September 2010 De Nabuurschappen en Tuinkamers Hoogvliet are delivered and officially opened with a neighbourhood festivity. See the new inhabitants in a special broadcast of Hart van Nederland and TV Rijnmond.

September 2010 opening of the exhibition 'Architectuur als Noodzaak' with Park Supermarket in the Architecture centre of Nijmegen.

Augustus 2010 Park Supermarket is published in a special theme issue of de Architect on City and Landscape.

June 2010 van Bergen Kolpa and Juurlink+Geluk commissioned by the Municipality of Utrecht for the design of 7000 houses in the polder landscape of Rijnenburg.

May 2010 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned by the cooperative farmers association Oregional to design a landscape supermarket in the Ooijpolder near Nijmegen.

April 2010 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned by Woonstad Rotterdam to design the Master plan for the redevelopment of the south wing of the garden city of Pendrecht.

March 2010 2nd column of van Bergen Kolpa published in the magazine de Architect. This time about knowledge and experience of the architect

19 February 2010 opening of the exhibition 'Architecture of Consequence' in the NAI with the project Park Supermarkt

January 2010 Nabuurschappen published in Collection Portrait de Ville Rotterdam; annual city portraits of the Cité de L'architecture et du Patrimoine de France

January 2010 van Bergen Kolpa presents Park Supermarkt at the Pecha Kucha Amsterdam volume 12 with Mediamatic

December 2009 van Bergen Kolpa publishes their first column in the restyled architecture magazine de Architect; Jonge of oude Architecten?

December 2009 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned by Schipper Bosch to design the sustainable business estate de Wieken in Amersfoort

1 November 2009 Opening of the Lucky Dutch Festival Moscow Russia where van Bergen Kolpa takes part with the projects Park Supermarkt and Nabuurschappen organized by the Nai.

31 oktober 2009 Opening Architecture Biennale of Soa Paulo Brazil where van Bergen Kolpa takes part on the Dutch exhibition entry 'Architecture of consequence' curated by Ole Bouman and Saskia van Stein with the projects Park Supermarkt and Nabuurschappen.

12 Oktober 2009 Presentation of the Park Supermarkt project at the Bestuurdersconferentie Zuidvleugel 2009

25 Juni 2009 van Bergen Kolpa presents the designstudy Park Supermarkt at the Foodprint Symposium commissielonen by Stroom Den Haag

18 Juni 2009 van Bergen Kolpa presents together with 24 international offices their designs for the Olympiakwartier of Almere

Juni 2009 first phase of the Masterplan Bergwegkwartier has been presented to the Alderman of Rotterdam Harika en Karakus

May 2009 on the 9th of June 2009 @ 18.00u van Bergen Kolpa presents together with 15 architectural firms from Rotterdam their Agenda Rotterdam to alderman Grashoff.

May 2009 van Bergen Kolpa designs a series of apartment buildings within the urban plan of MVRDV for the Olympiakwartier Almere commissioned by Stadgenoot.

April 2009 construction of the Tuinkamers Hoogvliet within the Co-Housing project started. Completion expected for spring 2010.

April 2009 van Bergen Kolpa designs for the manifestation Foodprint a Landscape Supermarket commissioned by Stroom Den Haag.

April 2009 van Bergen Kolpa appointed as urban planner for the Bergwegkwartier Rotterdam commissioned by Vestia Rotterdam.

April 2009 the research project Zilte Proeftuin is completed. Entrepreneurs and consortia interested in the concept can download a handbook.

March 2009 van Bergen Kolpa exhibits in the Netherlands Architecture Institute the projects Greenhouse and Land and Flow-Food during the manifestation 'Shape our Country'.

February 2009 van Bergen kolpa publishes four building projects in a special issue of the magazine FUTURE ARQUITECTURAS MAGAZINE on the architecture and urban-planning of Rotterdam.

December 2008 van Bergen Kolpa en Bouwfonds Development present their initiative for a development strategy for Cool Zuid to Alderman Karakus of Rotterdam.

November 2008 van Bergen Kolpa presents 'Water Hectare City'; a development strategy for 'Building with Water' commissioned by the Gouds Regionaal Architectuur Platform.

November 2008 van Bergen Kolpa exhibits in the Netherlands Architecture Institute de movie Infra Ecologie during the manifestation 'Shape our Country'.

September 2008 van Bergen Kolpa takes part in the Archis/Volume expert meetings in preparation of the publication of Volume #18 with the theme of ‘Sustainability after zero’.

August 2008 The construction of the 'Nabuurschappen', the three neighborhoods consisting of terraced housing surrounding their collective gardens in Hoogvliet garden city is at full speed already for half a year.

Juli 2008 van Bergen Kolpa mentors the Internationale Summerschool 2008 with the theme of ‘Sustainable urban development’ at the Academy of Architecture Rotterdam.

June 2008 The Masterplan 'Rode Waterparel' for the Zuidplas polder is ready and will be presented to Minister Cramer at the Midzomermiddag van De Zuidplas.

April 2008 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned by Herkon Vastgoedontwikkeling BV to design Appartmentbuilding Riekeroord along the Rijerdijk in Rotterdam IJsselmonde.

March 2008 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned in cooperation with BVR Advisors to develop the Masterplan Rode Waterparel for the development of 1300 private dwellings in the water Polder landscape of the Zuidplas Polder.

February 2008 van Bergen Kolpa exhibits at the ‘Cooking and Constructing’ exhibition part of the GNAM festival “Gastronomia nell’arte moderna" bij Platform 21 Amsterdam.

January 2008 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned in cooperation with BVR Advisors to develop an urban planning strategy for the development of 700 private dwellings in the hill landscape of Roermond Melickerveld.

December 2007 van Bergen Kolpa presents its redevelopment strategy for Bergpolder centre commissioned by Estrade projecten to the municipality of Rotterdam North.

November 2007 van Bergen Kolpa wins the first prize in the Casa Nova 2007 competition with the design Westwater Stad.

October 2007 Festive start of the execution phase of the apartment block 11 ‘Mercurius’ on the Müllerpier.

September 2007 Festive start of the execution phase of Nabuurschap Hoogvliet within the Co-Housing project.

June 2007 In cooperation with ruimteLab van Bergen Kolpa presents its development strategy Pak Huis Waalhaven commissioned by the Stimuleringsfonds voor de Architectuur.

May 2007 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned by Herkon Vastgoedontwikkeling BV to design Apartment building Geestbrugkade along the Rijswijkse Schie.

April 2007 Minister Cramer of Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke ordening en Milieu invites van Bergen Kolpa, Rob Baris (Z&M delicatessen), and Vincent Kuipers (Alterra) to present a spatial, culinary development strategy for the Netherlands during a special edition of the Flow-Food diner.

March 2007 In cooperation with BVR Advisors van Bergen Kolpa commissioned to develop a spatial strategy for restructure of the Barendrecht city centre.

January 2007 van Bergen Kolpa designs in cooperation with Neutelings Riedijk Architecten the new taxoffice in Groningen.

January 2007 van Bergen Kolpa Architects moves the office to the former Savings bank Building of J.J.P. Oud in the city centre of Rotterdam.

December 2006 van Bergen Kolpa commissioned by the Happy Shrimp Farm to design the restaurant, exposition spaces and offices for the first Salt Taste Garden on the Maasvlakte.

2 October 2006 Intention contract signed by the City of Rotterdam and developer AM starting the design development of Kaap the Goede Hoek

June 2006 van Bergen Kolpa Architects commissioned to design the new housing facilities for a young and eldery community in the Co-housing project of Hoogvliet.

5 April 2006 van Bergen Kolpa Architects lectures on Kaap the Goede Hoek in the AIR debate events

March 2006 van Bergen Kolpa Architects wins the invited competition for centre development of the new town of Westpolder

17 January 2006 Flow Food Buffet, special edition of the Flow Food concept on the occasion of the Water Research centre symposium

November 2005 van Bergen Kolpa Architects wins the invited selection in the Wimby! Co-housing project for 60 single family houses

3 Oktober 2005 van Bergen Kolpa Architects wins the invited competition for the Waterwegcentrum west development in Hoek van Holland Algemeen Dagblad