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Archive 2008 //
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31 December 2008 // Happy 2009

LOOS ARCHITECTS wishes everybody a happy and successfull 2009!
As the Dutch would say: Let's make something nice out of it...
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18 December 2008 // Project presentation on YouTube

A couple of students at the Technical University of Milan have made a fantastic analysis of our project The Salamander. You can find their presentation on YouTube.
See for yourself: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
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20 November 2008 // Lecture about Amsterdam creative industry

During his lecture at the BABEL conference in San Sebastian Miguel Loos presented an analysis of the urban transformations of Amsterdam and described his love affair with the emerging mixed used typologies for the creative industries. More details on BABEL here...
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17 November 2008 // Starters delight

LOOS ARCHITECTS and Urhahn Urban Design collaborate on a commission from STARTGOED to research the possibilities of buildings for small-scale start-up companies along the traintracks in the Amsterdam Dappermarkt neighbourhood. See design here...
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06 November 2008 // Building permit

Our housing project on IJburg archipelago is right on track. After obtaining the building permit we are now in full swing with the production drawings. Furthermore our client De Principaal has launched the website for interested buyers. More project details here...
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16 October 2008 // And the winner is...

After a thorough analysis and intensive discussions the jury (with invited member Miguel Loos) has selected the best projects of the AAA Architetti Cercasi housing competition in Milan. The winners will be announced at the 30th of October. See competition-website here...
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08 October 2008 // Inside Istanbul

In collaboration with the Technical University of Istanbul Jana Crepon and Miguel Loos have accompanied a group of students from the Academie van Bouwkunst on their study trip to the waterfront site of Galata in Istanbul. The studio results are due in December..
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29 August 2008 // Selected

After a quick but intensive pre-study LOOS ARCHITECTS has won
the selection process for a hospice in Amsterdam Duivendrecht.
More information will be available soon...
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01 July 2008 // Exhibition & symposium at arc en rêve Bordeaux

Our housing project The Salamander will be presented and published at the architectural centre arc en rêve during the exhibition "collectif".
The exhibition will open with a symposium on the 4th of July.
For more information visit the arc en rêve website...
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06 June 2008 // Milan round table discussion

Miguel Loos has been invited to be member of the jury panel for the AAA Architetti Cercasi housing competition in Milan, Italy. In advance, he will attend a round table discussion that will be held on the 12th of June organazied by the Comune di Milano. See details here...
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05 June 2008 // LA on the beach

Happy faces during the team excursion of LOOS ARCHITECTS to DEINING in Castricum, a beachpavilion which we designed in 2005.
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03 June 2008 // What we're gonna love...

At the end of June LOOS ARCHITECTS will move to its new atelier across the IJ (Wilgenweg 20b, 1031 HV Amsterdam).
The bold but charming "casa boomerang" hosts an exciting range of creative companies. See new route description here...
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25 April 2008 // What we're gonna miss...

Soon we have to leave our beloved PostCS building where our office was temporarily located. Our colleagues of Het Blauwe Oog have just published a beautiful book about the building and all its tenants. You can buy the book in the bookshops or by following this link...
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11 April 2008 // Gateway Gardens Guidelines

Together with our German colleagues ASTOC, LOOS ARCHITECTS have been commissioned to advise the PPP Gateway Gardens on the architectural guidelines for a 35 ha multifunctional development site next to Frankfurt Airport. See the website of Gateway Gardens...
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12 March 2008 // Approved!

Our design for the housing block on IJburg has been unanimously approved by the aesthetics committee of the Amsterdam municipality.
More project details...
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08 Januari 2008 // We are a chart success!

LOOS ARCHITECTS has been nominated by Hans Ibelings as one of the Top 10 Dutch architects under 40 and has entered the ArchitectenWerk top 40 of most published Dutch practises in 2007 at no. 19.
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03 January 2008 // Annual architectural survey 2007 de Architect

Our project De Salamander has been published in the 2007 architectural survey of magazine De Architect.
See the pdf file of the publication....
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Archive 2007 //
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21 December 2007 // Merry & Happy

LOOS ARCHITECTS wishes everybody a merry Christmas and a splendid 2008!
We will be out of office until 07-01-2008.
20 December 2007 // Definite design block 64 IJburg completed

We have completed the definite design for a 45 unit housing block with parking garage on IJburg / Amsterdam.
More project details...
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30 November 2007 // Joined forces for Munich

This week LOOS ARCHITECTS and Berlin based process yellow have handed in their proposal for the invited competition for a former streetcar depot in Munich. The brief required a new residential neighbourhood, shopping facilities puls a recreational park.
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10 November 2007 // Miguel Loos member of BNA

Miguel Loos has become member of the BNA, the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects. "The BNA aims to boost awareness in government and industry of their own responsibility for the architectural quality of the built environment
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22 Oktober 2007 // Miguel Loos in jury for Prix de l'Equerre 2007

The "Prix d'architecture de l'Équerre d'argent" is a French architecture award. It is given away annually by Groupe Moniteur for a French building, completed in the past year.
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24 September 2007 // Exhibition 44 young architects in Spain

After the succesful opening at ARCAM (see right) we are proud to announce that LOOS ARCHITECTS has been invited to participate in the exhibition "44 young architects" which will be shown at C.O.A.G. in Santiago de Compostela and at C.A.S.M. in Barcelona in October.
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29 August 2007 // Projects on google maps

Find all locations of LOOS ARCHITECTS projects in The Netherlands and abroad.
For the overview map follow the link to google maps...
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20 August 2007 // Exhibition at ARCAM

LOOS ARCHITECTS has been invited to participate in the exhibition "Working Apart Together" at the architectural center ARCAM in Amsterdam. The exhibition will open on september 22nd.
For more information, please have a look at the Arcam website...
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19 July 2007 // Intern wanted

LOOS ARCHITECTS is looking for an enthusiastic intern for a period of 5 to 6 months starting from September. For more information see INFO // JOBS
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07 July 2007 // Vote for best beach pavilion

Our interior design for beach pavillion Deining seems to be a crowd pleaser. Lifestyle + gossip journal Nieuwe Revu has shortlisted it for the title of "best Dutch beach café 2007", with a special mention for its "basic charm without frills". Vote on the Nieuwe Revu website...
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01 June 2007 // Website online

Our website is finally online! Please contact us if you'd like to receive a complete portfolio in print.
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22 May 2007 // Publications

Two of our recently finished buildings (De Salamander and Werkhuis Schoten) have received broad attention and have already been published in several magazines.
For more details, see INFO // Press.
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16 May 2007 // Definite design housing block IJburg has started

De Principaal has asked us to start with the definite design for the housing block on IJburg in Amsterdam.
More project details...
 
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10 April 2007 // Garden De Salamander nearly finished

The inside and outside gardens of this project are nearing completion. Soon they will provide the green setting that is essential to the design of the building.
More project details...
 
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10 March 2007 // De Salamander nominated for award

Our project De Salamander has been nominated for the
"Architectuurprijs Zaanstreek 2006"
More project details...
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10 January 2007 // Commission on IJburg

Housing developer De Principaal has commissioned LOOS ARCHITECTS to design a housing block with 45 units and parking garage on the eastern part of Haveneiland in Amsterdam-IJburg.
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