Project archive

Our projects span a wide range of topics, including buildings, business strategy, policy research, publications, software, and sustainability assessment. In addition, we develop our own investment projects, that define the cutting edge of sustainable development.


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1999 2010 2021

A transformation to a climate adaptive and enjoyable green city center

Sep 2020

Action plan for a future-proof Roosendaal

During Spring of 2019 the municipality of Roosendaal, the Netherlands, took the initiative to develop “Action Plan Future-proof Citycenter …


The transformation of Zevenkamp into the happiest neighborhood in Rotterdam

May 2020

Zevenkamp through our eyes

“Zevenkamp through our eyes: a story of three students and one neighborhood” is an urban transformation project by Except Academy, a learni…


Medieval castle innovates a new future

Apr 2019

The future of Sterkenburg

Historic sites struggle to find business models that protect and optimize their cultural heritage in a rapidly changing world. The owners o…

ReGen Villages

Masterplan for a self sustaining neighborhood

Jul 2018

ReGen Villages Oosterwold

For ReGen Villages, we developed a globally unique masterplan for a self-sustaining housing neighborhood of 203 houses in the Netherlands. …


World Heritage Center Wadden Sea Lauwersoog

Jan 2018

Waddenworld UNESCO Experience Center

Together with partners Groningen province, the municipality of De Marne, Staatsbosbeheer and Seal Center Pieterburen, Except developed the…


The future of the Utrecht urban ring road

Oct 2017

Highway x City

Early 2017, the society of Dutch architects BNA published its design study 'Highway x City'. This study investigates the spatial consequenc…


National center for sustainable entrepreneurship

Jun 2017

Utrecht Community (UCo)

The Utrecht Community (UCo) is a national center for sustainable entrepreneurship in the city of Utrecht. UCo brings together over 150 pion…


Framework for Park Management and Nature Conservation

Aug 2016

National Park Oostvaardersplassen

For Staatsbosbeheer (the Dutch nature management agency), Flevoland Province, and the municipalities of Almere and Lelystad, we developed …


Boosting sustainability and health of Amsterdam Airport CBD

Jul 2016

Schiphol Catalyst Office Innovation Concept

We’re worked with Schiphol Real Estate and more than 70 stakeholders and experts on boosting sustainability and performance of the Schiphol…