Downtown Rotterdam

Club Cool

Rotterdam doesn’t have much space but it does need a lot of housing. That means densification. In the middle of…

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Amstelstation Amsterdam

Waiting space becomes waiting place

WeLoveTheCity has untangled the maze of infrastructure around Amstel Station. Pedestrians walk across the green and car-free station square to…

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Hamburg, London, Rome

Smarticipate

WeLoveTheCity is also engaged in the development of tools for better cities. Smarticipate is a striking example of this. The…

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Cultural Estates Hilversum

Serenity in the Randstad

City dwellers crave for peace, space and nature, but unfortunately it cannot cost a penny. Many estates have therefore the…

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Bossche Stadsdelta 's-Hertogenbosch

Forever young

‘s-Hertogenbosch is a water city. The Bossche Stadsdelta is the place where the Dommel, Aa, Binnendieze and Zuid-Willemsvaart flow together…

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Rwanda, Ghana, South Africa

Inclusive densification

Affordable housing is a universal fundamental right. But why is it still a global problem? More and more working Dutch…

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Harbour Quarter Deventer

The Flemish Approach

Everyone knows: if you pass the old silos by the sluice, you are really in Deventer. Here, WeLoveTheCity introduced The…

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Cromhoff and Twekkelerveld Enschede

Talent for Twente

After Amsterdam, Enschede is home to the largest and most diverse range of educational and knowledge institutions. The city is…

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Paasbos Nijkerk

Co-creation voor doers

WeLoveTheCity ordered 100 empty ‘Paasboxes’. Residents of Paasbos in Nijkerk drew, taped and wrote their wishes and ideas for the…

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Station Area Delft Campus

Innovative playground

Stationsgebied Delft Campus is an integral part of Schieoevers Noord and forms the missing link between Kabeldistrict, Voorhof, Tanthof and…

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Watertorenpark Hengelo

A Vondelpark in miniature

It was an epic battle but it worked: Watertower Park Hengelo is complete! “Over the cycle highway F35 towards the…

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Kolenkitbuurt Amsterdam

Reclaiming the street

Amsterdam West holds a special place in our hearts. It began with Mercatorplaza on the A10 West ring road. Together…

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Urban Land Swap Winterswijk

The best city centre

In 1998, Andries Geerse drew up the structural plan for the historic centre of Woerden, which was proclaimed the best…

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Waalsprong Nijmegen

Plant Your Flag

WeLoveTheCity believes that the energy transition will proceed more quickly if you give residents and entrepreneurs the space to implement…

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The Village Arnhem

Smart & Slow

Since Dutch TV presentator Mies Bouwman’s crowd funding action in 1962, Het Dorp represents the emancipation of people with disabilities.…

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Overview

Forever young

Forever young

‘s-Hertogenbosch is a water city. The Bossche Stadsdelta is the place where the Dommel, Aa, Binnendieze and Zuid-Willemsvaart flow together in the Dieze, a ‘confluence’ as the French call it. Due to climate change, it is raining harder and more often. As a result, the Dieze is increasingly becoming a bottleneck in the regional water system through which a lot of water has to pass. The development of the Bossche Stadsdelta will solve this problem and increase water safety in the city and the region. It also offers the chance to create a healthy urban environment where people can live with the rising and reclining water.

“I am proud of the plan that is now on the table and pleased with the involvement of residents and professionals. This plan beautifully captures the potential of the area. We want to turn the Bossche Stadsdelta into an attractive and lively area that adds a new quality to ‘s-Hertogenbosch..” 

Mike van der Geld, Aldermen

WeLoveTheCity has long been involved in the Bossche Stadsdelta. In our plan for the new railway bridges, we already took into account the increasing importance of water in the city. And we go further.

In the area between the historic inner city and the railway bridges, there is room for a mixed urban area with 1,300 homes and 45,000 m2 of work & culture around a new water square that connects the 17th century citadel with the industrial heritage. The dynamics of the water inspire the programming and design of buildings and public space. ‘s-Hertogenbosch wants to show that a beautiful ancient city can also be young at heart. This calls for a new philosophy: permanent change, the Bossche Stadsdelta as a place where young life does not congeal but remains in motion. Just like water.

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