Exhibition Sponsland starts: A travel through the Groninger landscape in 2100 with Flux

Visit the exhibition Sponsland from now until the end of December. Parts of the exhibition are to be seen on different locations in the North of the Netherlands. Earlier this year, during the Climate Adaptation Week Groningen, the designs of nine landscapearchitects from the Netherlands and abroad have been presented, including the design research of Flux into the Edible Waddencoast. Now that the exhibition is opened, the travel to a climate adaptive Groningen can continue!

Read more about the exhibition and where to find it here:

Start of the exhibition Sponsland

Online exhibition

Edible Waddencoast

Flux excursion in Belgium

Flux has been on excursion to Belgium. Antwerp, Gent and Leuven have been visited and some more places close by. The team has had a tour by the office OMGEVING through their project Buurtpark De Porre in Gent. Also Park Spoor Noord in Antwerp and the Herbert Hooversquare and citywall in Leuven by Flux, were part of the excursion program. We visited beautiful places and projects, which gave us lots inspiration for our projects.

Buurtpark De Porre Gent

Herbert Hooverplein Leuven (foto's)

Park spoor Noord

Team Ballast Nedam wins tender Sluisbuurt: Horizons

Commissioned by Ballast Nedam and in collaboration with Paul de Ruiter architects, Flux won the tender 5C2 in Sluisbuurt Amsterdam. This nature-inclusive building shows how people and nature can live together in harmony and creates new opportunities for forming natural cycles. These opportunities are exploited by offering maximum space for flora and fauna at ground level, collective roofs, facades and balconies. Purposefully designed positions of shelter and nesting areas are inextricably linked to the food supply for the target species. In this way, Horizons is aligned with existing natural values ​​and stimulates new diversity in the environment. In collaboration with Gemeente AmsterdamAlba ConceptsBuro Loo B.V.Pieters BouwtechniekWAXCConcept DesignOneGo en Vogelbescherming Nederland

For more information, take a look at Horizons


Flux selected for the ARC21 Urbanism Award

Flux has been selected for the longlist of the ARC21 Urbanism Award with the project Park Laagraven. The ARC Urbanism Award will reward urban- and spatial plans that distinguish themselves in quality and innovation. A search for plans that anticipate in the most important issues of our time: population growth, housing shortage and social inequality and also environmental problems and climate change.

The selected project Park Laagraven, has been developed in collaboration with the TU Delft and is about the area between Nieuwegein, Houten and Utrecht. This area is threatend to be designated as a housing location in the future. Flux has come up with an alternative plan, in which the potential of this area as a landscape park and green area for the Utrecht metropolitan region is fully utilized. Park Laagraven offers a new approach to landscapes in a context of the increasing urbanization in the Province of Utrecht. Commissioned by the provincial advisor Paul Roncken and in collaboration with the TU Delft.

The winners of the ARC21 awards will be announced on the 18th of November 2021, through a live event.

Would you like to know more? Take a look at Park Laagraven

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Flux wins tender Leidscherijn BLOEI 030

Commissioned by HeijmansMitros and Wonam and in collaboration with Geurst & Schulze architectenMonadnock and BureauVanEig, Flux has won the tender BLOEI 030 in Leidsche Rijn Utrecht. BLOEI 030 is a new green, urban living concept in Leidsche Rijn centrum Oost, with great emphasis for meeting and collectivity. Positioned at the Berlin square, BLOEI 030 is an important addition for Leidsche Rijn, with it’s urban program. At the inside of the residential blocks is a green quality, which lies in the lee of the city. This green quality is takes shape in the form of three courtyards, each with an own atmosphere and identity, with a strong collective character. 

Renders have been made by Wax

Interested? Take a look at project BLOEI 030

Flux on excursion in Utrecht

Flux went on excursion in Utrecht. The team has looked at several projects like the allotment gardens of the Hoge Weide, the surrounding of the Dafne Schippersbrug and the Maximapark. Lots of design inspiration for new projects!​

TiZa-dreven Overvecht

The design team Flux and KCAP is working on a vision to improve the TiZa-dreven (the Zambesibuurt and the Tigrisbuurt around Park de Gagel) at Overvecht Utrecht. The team has thought of multiple ideas to build houses, to include nature and create more spaces to sport and play and to provide for extra public services. In the vision the team is researching for improvements of the public space in the project area around the existing housing, the current park and the potential of Park the Gagel as new city park for Utrecht. At the same time the team is exploring how urban density, the edges and the spacial interpretation around and of the park can be improved.

The study is part of Werkplaats Overvecht. Commissioned by Heijmans, Portaal, Mitros, Bo-EX and Woman. In cooperation with the municipality of Utrecht.

Read more about the district Overvecht here

Image: Excisting green structure of Overvecht Noord, by Flux and KCAP

Flux is looking for a landscape designer or landscape architect!

Interested? Send your motivation, CV and portfolio to info@fluxlandscape.nl

Flux is looking for a project leader or landscape architect

Interested? Send your motivation, CV and portfolio to info@fluxlandscape.nl

Laurierkwartier is more than just a place for living

Mayke Baltussen, landscape designer and project manager at Flux, has been interviewed by the firm Stek about Laurierkwartier: A fine green and sustainable place in the city, that’s Laurierkwartier nearby Leidsche Rijn Centrum. In the interview Mayke tells about the carefully chosen design and planting of the courtyard, which not only connects residents, but also makes a connection between birds, butterflies and other insects.

Click here to read the interview 

Project Laurierkwartier


Faro architects

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