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HSL and Urban Farming Partners team up for sustainable local greens

Singapore imports 90% of its food – a sustainable solution was launched at the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore.


Infrastructure construction company HSL and Dutch consortium Urban Farming Partners formally marked their partnership at the Singapore International Water Week, the World City Summit and the CleanEnviro Summit in Singapore. The two partners will develop an urban farm in Singapore. Urban Farming Partners is a consortium with expertise in various aspects of indoor growing concepts, from growing and logistics to marketing and urban planning. The aim of the cooperation is to produce vegetables for . ...


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KuiperCompagnons at We Make The City-Festival

As part of We MakeThe City-festival KuiperCompagnons was involved in events in Amsterdam and Berlin. On June 21st we were in Amsterdam for the Charge event at the Knowledge Mile Parool Theater and the next day we were in Berlin at the GRÜNtopia event at the Embassy of the Netherlands sharing our vision on the cities of the future. Inspiring to learn from other initiatives, to exchange experiences and our challenges. What works and what not?
Wouter Vos presented how we se. ...


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KuiperCompagnons and its partners has been awarded the first prize for the Zhejiang outstanding urban and rural planning 2017 for Xiaojia River Countryside planning , Ningbo, China.

In recent decades the booming Ningbo economy has resulted in rapid industrialization and urbanization. Besides economical growth and increase of wealth and prosperity, this fast urbanization also result in challenges to create liveable cities for the Ningbo citizen.

This conceptual strategy describes a new perspective for this green rural part within the urbanisation of the city of Ningbo. The plan aims to protect the environmental and cultural heritage and simutaneously improves the social economic position of the people in the project area. The strategy builds. ...


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KuiperCompagnons develops Urban Farming in Singapore

As part of Urban Farming Partners KuiperCompagnons is developing a series of architectural models for urban farming in Singapore. Urban Farming Partners are a consortium of Dutch enterprises supported by the Dutch Government. This week at Indoor Ag-Con Singapore KuiperCompagnons is displaying a 3D print of their design for the 101 Tower, an innovative concept in which urban farming is combined with offices, solar energy and vertical parks. This world-famous expo is known as the hotspot when it comes to cutting-edge concepts and innovations in the indoor-agriculture scene. ...


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KuiperCompagnons and Kenlog signed an MOU with Jiashan Vice Mayor Mr. Lu Chunhao

On September 27th 2017 KuiperCompagnongs was invited to attend the opening ceremony of the Jiashan City representative office in Capelle aan den Ijssel. During the ceremony KuiperCompagnons and Kenlog signed an MOU with Jiashan Vice Mayor Mr. Lu Chunhao to better promote the regional economy and trade exchange between China and the Netherlands in high tech agriculture within the urban and suburban context. Depending on the request from Jiashan in the near future other members from the consortium ‘Urban Farming Partners’ can provide consulting services, training and supply high-end products based on integrated concepts.

Later during the ceremony a mo. ...


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KuiperCompagnons awarded Second prize for Duke Town international competition in Kunshan, China

In a very close call, KuiperCompagnons was awarded second prize for the international urban design competition in Kunshan, Jiangsu, China.

Duke Town is a 6 square kilometer km2 zone located on the West of Kunshan city.

In recent years, an increasing number of knowledge based institutions, have been established in the region, such as the USA based Duke university, Kunshan Technical Park and Qinghua Science Park.

The new plan for Duke Town aims to further stimulate the development of a high-tech and R&D cluster to this area, creating a world class ‘feature town’, which will attract investors, companies and talent. ...


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KuiperCompagnons awarded First prize for Luozhaiwan International urban design competition in Jinshan District, Shanghai, China

KuiperCompagnons won the first prize in the International urban design competition for the Luozhaowan.

Luozhaowan is located in Zhujing town in southwest of Shanghai. In the future, a new transportation hub will be built that makes commuting to and from Shanghai possible. Luozhaowan will become one of the key areas for Shanghai urban upgrades and transformation.

With it's rich history and culture heritage, the design concept of KC focus on creating a balance of old and new. ...


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Feed the Smart City Singapore

At the Singapore International Water Week an initiative has been launched to realize rooftop farming in this highly densified island city-state. The initiative was launched by a collective of KuiperCompagnons, Priva, Kenlog and is endorsed by the Dutch Embassy in Singapore.

Rooftop Agriculture in Singapore integrates food production, water and energy efficiency, with smart urban planning. High quality food is produced close to the consumers, simultaneously creating a green attractive and more independent Singapore. ...


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Official Opening Zhejiang Sino-Dutch (Jiashan) Industrial Cooperation Park

After a year of planning and construction, recently Zhejiang Netherlands (Jiashan) Industrial Cooperation Park officially opened. KuiperCompagnons has developed the masterplan for this Sino-Dutch industrial park. The General Counsel of the Netherlands, Anneke Adema, City Mayor of Capelle aan den IJssel Peter Oskam, Ma Hongtao, deputy director of the Office of Jiaxing City, Vice City Major Sheng Quansheng, attended the opening ceremony.

Jiashan is located 1 hour drive from Shanghai and Hangzhou, a central location in one of Chinas strongest economic development zones. ...


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A new approach for Delhi

As work moves from the drawing table to implementation, KuiperCompagnons project for the beautification and optimisation of the public areas of the Aerocity at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) Delhi, India, starts to become reality.

Client: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL). . ...


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Sino-Dutch Park Jiashan Masterplan presented at WTC

During the Sino-Dutch Investment & Trade Forum last April in Rotterdam World Trade Center KuiperCompagnons has presented the masterplan and design for the phase 1 of the Sino-Dutch park to a Jiashan delegation and Dutch audience. Phase 1 of Jiashan Sino-Dutch Park covers an area of 85ha, including functions such as manufacturing, R&D, trading, commercial and recreation. Our design aims to create an integrated high efficiency, high quality work-living environment. The design was highly appreciated by Jiashan Government officials. ...


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An integrated sustainable strategy for Beijing

Unique cooperation companies, knowledge institutions and government

Dutch companies, knowledge institutions and government have developed an integrated sustainable strategy for Green Dragon Lake, a city part of Beijing. This plan has been presented during a state visit to the Dutch king Willem-Alexander and representatives of China Development Orient, a development company affiliated to the Chinese Development Bank.

Chinese cities face major challenges relating to their liveability. President Xi. ...


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