Sustainable Urbanism

Sustainable urban design has to be imaginable and pragmatic. Hans van der Heijden works within the tradition of architecture. He designs solid buildings which are



Hans van der Heijden (the Hague, NL, 1963) has a portfolio of housing, urban design, re-use, cultural buildings and research. His award-winning designs include the


About HvdH

Social Architecture Under the title ‘towards a new social architecture’, architectural critic Bernard Hulsman writes about the decline of social housing quality. ‘New excellent social

Prijzen voor Hans van der Heijden


Nomination Geert Bekaert Award for Architectural Criticism 2019, Analogen, 2019 Best Designed Book, publication Street Architecture, Amsterdam, 2019 Nomination Brick Award, social housing Oranjeboomstraat, Rotterdam,



‘Best Designed Books 2019’, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL) ‘Alternative Histories’, London (UK) and Brussels, 2019 ‘La Città: Progetti Urbani’, Di Architettura, Padova (Italy), 2018 ‘Social