Strijp S nominated for Golden Phoenix 2013
On 2nd of April 2013 the Strijp-S was nominated for this year’s Golden Phoenix award in the Agricultural Transformation category.
Presented by the National Renovation Platform (NRP), these coveted awards recognize the most outstanding examples of area transformation, renovation and transformation in the Netherlands.
Only 10 of the 92 entries were nominated by this year’s jury. Submissions were rigorously assessed against a range of criteria, namely: durability, sublimation, sustainability, economy, innovation and social value.
The two other projects in this category are: The Blue Lake Block, Amsterdam and New Shortcuts in Rotterdam. The awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 4th at 13:00 at PROVADA in Amsterdam, as part of the annual redevelopment, repurpose and transformation conference.
The nomination reinforces Strijp-S’ rapid evolution into a creative urban domain. In less than 10 years, the site of the former Phillips factory has become a vibrant hub, combining living, working and recreation. West 8 is responsible for the master plan and complete design guidelines of Strijp-S as well as the detailed design of the public space.