Maxwan architects + urbanists are based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. They are an international practice dedicated to contemporary architectural and urban design. Working on a broad variety of subjects, Maxwan have designed widely recognized projects such as the "Saw Tooth Tower (Nuilding)" in Rotterdam, the "Office Building F&I" (Maastricht Aachen Airport) and "50 Bridges" for the City of Utrecht. Maxwan have made a name for themselves internationally with innovative proposals for the new town of Leidsche Rijn (75’000 residents and a hidden highway), the 10’800 houses Master Plan for Barking Riverside, the Master Plan A101 for a new city of 300 000 inhabitants on the fringes of Moscow, the master plan for 2000 houses in the Dnepr River Delta, Kiev Ukraine the urban design for the Waalhafen Zone in Rotterdam with its centre piece "Skill Bill" a new building typology reconnecting the harbour with the city and most recently the master plans for the Central Station areas in Rotterdam and Leiden, the third and fifth largest transport hubs in the Netherlands.
Maxwan encourages collaboration between clients, colleagues and specialist consultants. In each of their projects, Maxwan seek to merge cultural, technical and esthetical influences into an inextricable and beautiful whole. "Considered among the most important offices to emerge from the Netherlands in the last ten years, Maxwan have distinguished themselves as architects who design innovative urban town plans and as urban planners who make beautiful, intriguing buildings." Michael Speaks, design intelligence 7, A+U 393a
Maxwan has a core staff of 15 designers and team leaders charged with 5 to 10 young talents of various design professions. We collaborate with consultants in sustainability, building engineering, structural design, cost management, civil engineering, process management, traffic flows, etc. It is with this broad range of talent and perspective, experience with design, and love for design, that we would like to convince you that we are capable of designing original, beautiful and feasible plans for almost any request you could possibly have.