Amsterdam's Sloterdijk district is on the eve of large-scale urban renewal. PUC is working on the preliminary design and programme of a temporary park in the area.
Commissioned by the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, PUC worked on the preparations for the first so-called Town Deal. This partnership aims to use innovative solutions to improve the housing market, level of facilities and business climate in regions facing population decline.
Since 2018, we have been bringing new energy to Amsterdam's largest urban transformation area under the name HOBU.
Housing construction plays a central role in the great challenges facing the Netherlands. In partnership with WoningBouwersNL, we embarked on a journey spanning 90 years of history and looking ahead 90 years into the future.
Public spaces belong to all of us. In collaboration with RAUM Utrecht, we made a trend report brimming with good ideas for inspiring streets, squares and parks where everyone feels at home.
Public space designers on the new campus of Michigan State University intentionally allowed spontaneous elephant paths to emerge in order to create a pedestrian infrastructure that's much more logical and human-centered.
According to Patrick Bernard, an urban neighbourhood doesn't have to be unfriendly or anonymous at all. Together with his fellow 'super neighbours', he aims to bring the conviviality of a village to the streets of Paris.
Until not so long ago, conceiving and creating public space seemed the exclusive domain of governments and designers. Nowadays, they must increasingly take into account citizens, who long for more control over their living environment. Why is this an important development?
The function of future spaces will be as diverse as the people who use them. We’re entering an era where spaces can change function by the hour.