For over 20 years our work has contributed to groundbreaking advancements in sustainability for buildings and cities, industry and agriculture, business strategy, policy, and tools to develop innovative management and process design.

As a social enterprise, we invest all profits in funding the development of projects that showcase innovations that continue to redefine the future of sustainable development. Such self-funded projects include Polydome, UCo, and the self-sufficient Orchid City framework.

On this page, you'll find project highlights and an archive of detailed documentation going back to our founding in 1999.


Recent Projects

Project Archive

1999 2010 2023

Using the Orchid City framework to improve systemic sustainability

May 2022

Middelburg Sint Laurens Sustainable Masterplan

The Netherlands is facing challenges in expanding its housing stock in a future-proof manner - strategically, qualitatively, and sustainabl…

pexels-trung-nguyen-7904862 (1).jpg

Building long term partnerships for innovation

Feb 2022

ViCo - Vietnam's first Sustainability Center

ViCo is Vietnam's first national center for sustainability in Ho Chi Minh City. In a time of great demand for sustainable solutions, ViCo s…

EISAP Cover image industrial.jpg

Europe’s most ambitious and sustainable industrial agro-park

Dec 2021

Estonian Industrial Symbiosis Agro-Park (EISAP)

EISAP promises to be home to Europe's most innovative, circular, and sustainable agro-park. The concept centers around a 1500 ha regenerati…

OC Logo Splash 002.jpg

The world's first blueprint for a fully self-sustainable city

Jul 2021

Orchid City

Orchid City is the world's first future-proof and fully self-sustainable city, using proven practices to build communities for up to 50,000…


Reimagining the Use of a monumental prison complex

Mar 2021

Loup: the Square of Spaces

The Loup project addresses the redevelopment of the Wolvenplein Penitentiary, a former prison complex built in the mid-1800s beside one of …

Hangang Green Jade - UNStudio - Google Chrome 06_10_2020 16_31_19.jpg

City masterplan design integrating water to revitalize industrial site

Feb 2021

Hangang Green Jade Masterplan

The Hangang Green Jade masterplan transforms a polluted industrial area into a lush, green, and vibrant urban space. By combining nature, t…

Roosendaal june 2022 3

Climate adaptive garden transforms a parking lot

Feb 2021

City park van Hasselt Roosendaal

Van Hasselt's Urban Garden is a transformation of an inner-city parking lot into a climate-adaptive and biodiverse urban garden in the city…


A transformation to a climate adaptive and vibrant city center

Sep 2020

Action plan for a future-proof Roosendaal

During the spring of 2019, the municipality of Roosendaal in the Netherlands took the initiative to develop an "Action Plan to Future-proof…


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…