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 2022

Establishing a sustainable timber industry in the Netherlands

Aug 2020

System Transition Wood Construction NL

This project recognizes and promotes a shift in the construction sector towards reigniting the popularity of wood in building construction.…

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Integrated action plans for sustainable urban improvement

Jan 2017

Urban regen sustainable cities

The Urban ReGen program delivers redevelopment plans for sustainable cities and neighborhoods, integrating all major sustainability aspects…


Workshops & Workdocuments

Mar 2016

Van het Zuiverste Water

Van het Zuiverste Water ('from the purest water') was a stakeholder-led trajectory supported by Stadsstromen to help the Municipality of Al…


Visualization of waste water systems around the house

May 2014

MWH Global wastewater

This project illustrates examples of domestic waste water use. By showing simple sketches of complex systems, the illustrations create unde…


Introducing sustainable opportunities

Dec 2013

Opportunity Map Waste Water

The Opportunity Map Wastewater Processing visualizes the twelve most critical sustainable opportunities within wastewater processing. Users…

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A Vision for wastewater treatment in the Netherlands

Jul 2012

DNV Waste Water Chains

This project visually explores the Dutch wastewater sector moving toward 2030. It takes a closer look at the role of wastewater processing …


Can the country be CO2-free by 2040?

Aug 2010

Netherlands CO2040

What are the key projects necessary to make the Netherlands CO2 neutral in 2040? That was the central and massive question put before Excep…