3D printing clay @EKWC

Working at Sundaymorning@ekwc; exploring the possibilities of 3D printing ceramics for architectural use. Read more »


Working at Sundaymorning@ekwc; exploring the possibilities of digital manufacturing ceramics in architecture. Read more »

Invitation: presentation @EKWC

Final presentation Residency @EKWC Giovanni Dalessi (NL) / Drew Ippoliti (US) / Erno Langenberg (NL) Read more »

News: Hospice animation

Chuck Bekker made a nice 3d animation for the Hospice Project in Zambia. Read more »

News: wonderlab “24 Hour City – All Inclusive”

Elstudio participates in the Wonderlab exhibition in Vienna From August 7th till August 25th  the Alte Halle at Architekturzentrum Wien. Read more »

National Archives South Sudan

Shortlisted design for the National Archives in South Sudan chosen for the last round by the Council of Ministers. Read more »

Commemorative Coin Treaty of Utrecht

To commemorate the  300 year Treaty of Utrecht, the Royal Dutch Mint issued a special 5€ coin. Elstudio made the design. Read more »

News: first strike in the media

First strike of the Commemorative Coin Treaty of Utrecht, the last coin with Queen Beatrix depicted, on the 11th of April 2013 in Utrecht was widely covered in the media. Read more »

On African Architecture

Publication Hospice Chipata in this collection essays on African architecture by Mathias Agbo Jr Read more »

Project: New Utillity

In the second round of the Studio for Unsolicited Architecture, team NUT researched to which extent a new energy landscape, existing of renewable energy sources, could be placed in office areas with a large amount of vacancy. For a test case they took the famous Amsterdam Amstel III area. Read more »

News: Offering the New Utility bid

Preparation for the presentation 2012-09-11 @ NAi.

The New Utility bid is offered to Alderman Maarten van Poelgeest of the municipality of Amsterdam during a closed session at the town hall in Amsterdam. The event is documented on film for the presentation “Showcase for Unsolicited Architecture” at the NAI in Rotterdam on 11 September 2012. Read more »

News: Donations for the hospice in Zambia

DWA doubles the donations for the hospice in Zambia. This initial contribution will be used to start building, laying the foundation and beating of the well. Read more »

News: SAM kick-off in Casablanca

Robert van Kats presenting the Sustainable African Metropolis (SAM) project at the African Perspectives 2011 in Casablanca. Read more »

Research: Sustainable African Metropolis (SAM)

‘The Sustainable African Metropolis’ (SAM) is a research project about sustainable development of the future African Metropolis. Read more »

Project: De Waardering #00

ELstudio co-organized the first evenings in a series of debates about future perspectives for creatives. Read more »

News: Copy & paste, the “7 plots” in the news

The photograph of our project “7 plots” in Almere keeps on popping up in the newspapers, even on TV ! Read more »

News: Mobex revisited

Visit to the MOBEX in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht to see the exhibition ‘A Falling Horizon’ from Heidi de Gier. Read more »

Project: Sustainable building begins in Chipata Zambia.

Design for a hospice for the palliation of terminally ill patient’s in Chipata, Zambia. Read more »

Mobex Publication

Publication documenting all the event which toke place in the Mobile Exhibition Space (mobex) from 2005-2010

Project: 7 plots

7 houses on 7 adjacent plots designed by 7 architect. Elstudio has designed one of the seven detached houses in the Homeruskwartier in Almere. Read more »

Project: City Farm

City Farm is a concept for housing combined with care; living in groups in an urban environment with rural quality. Care is customized and shared with the group. Read more »

Project: What defines the shape of a farm?

2nd prize in the competition “‘Een boerderijenfamilie voor de Overdiepse Polder: eenheid in verscheidenheid” for the project “Wat maakt een boerderij?” Read more »

Project: E-Vlot

Honorable Mention in the competition “Duurzaam Drijvend Wonen” for the concept for autarkic units which aim to increase self-sustainability of houseboats. Read more »

News: Urban Environment Design #40

Publication in the Chinese magazine “Urban Environment Design #40″. Read more »

News: self.fab.house

The project Self.urb is published in the Actar publication Self-Fab House. Read more »

Project: The Open Monument

The Open Monument takes over the August Allebéplein creating a platform in the form of a monumental plinth, the plinth is the square and the square is the plinth. Read more »

Project: Self.Urb

FINALIST in the 2nd Advanced Architecture Contest
WINNER in the World Architecture Community Awards 2009
Self.Urb focus on the possibility of building extensively over water, tackling the current issue of the raising sea level, in an environmental manner. It creates a ‘floating city’. Read more »

Project: Ramses Park

Ramses Park becomes the green heart of Cairo. A sustainable city needs green. Located at the base of the Nile delta, Cairo has good soil for building parks. Read more »

Facit Pavilion

The paVilion is a proposal for the Art Fund Pavilion Competition. The paVilion is constructed with the FACIT Building System, ‘a new digital method for fabrication using computer controlled machines’. Read more »

News: 44 young international architects

Publication ELstudio in: 44 young international architects; A+ ArquitecturaPlus, October 2008 Read more »

Project: Cc: JCDecaux

Honorable mention
Date: 2008/6/9
Subject: Design idea competition kiosks Pastoor Joorenplein
To: BNA Kring West Brabant
Cc: “JCDecaux” Read more »

Project: Bypassing the bypass

Herning is one of the fastest growing cities in Denmark and therefore has to be attend to the theme of expansion. Recently two planning actions have changed the future scenario of Herning drastically and challenges the city to rethink its positioning from just a suburb to a regional player. Read more »

Project: unguided tours Berlin

Unguided tours / Transit Lounge, Part II / Berlin
Project by Isabel Cordeiro / Hugo Moline
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Project: Aldabra Research Station

The Aldabra Research Station is a scientific unit devoted to the study of the uniqueness of the ecological and biological conditions of Aldabra. Read more »

Project: Villa Almera

One of the first things people do after buying a house in the suburbs is to fence their plot so they can truly enjoy a taste of the ‘countryside lifestyle’. Read more »

Project: Mobex

The Mobex is a mobile exhibition pavilion touring different locations in the Volgerlanden, a new housing development under-construction in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht ( Vinex location). Read more »

Project: Out desk

Buitenbureau (out-desk) was designed for the exhibition ‘Protopark II: NUT’ in the Siegerpark Amsterdam. Read more »

Project: Local food production: “jus de rotonde”

Useful art at the roundabouts in Overbetuwe.
We propose to transform all roundabouts in town into little apple orchards.Apples from these trees will be used to make local “jus de rotonde” a new drink from local pressing. Read more »

Project: Consumption Required !

‘Consumption Obligatory!’ exposes the boundaries imposed by the rules that control behavior in public space, stretching them till the limits of the reasonable. Read more »

Project: 2×4=24

Honorable mention in the competition ‘Casa Casla’ Almere
2×4=24 is a design project for two floating exhibition pavilions in Almere. One of the pavilions is meant to be used as an architecture exhibition space, the other as an archaeological exhibition space. Read more »