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Who we are

Mission Statement

MVSA is a renowned international architecture and design firm with offices in the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Our mission is to create architectural solutions that enhance wellbeing.

We plan, build and design seamless environments that add functional and emotional value for those who use them, enrich their surroundings, promote sustainability and help companies to succeed.

MVSA creates innovative and exciting architecture, future-proof and sustainable, within schedule and budget.

Vision

Everything MVSA designs should be future proof, contributing to a durable and sustainable society. Our solutions are the result of a collaborative, integrated design approach that embraces the entire architectural process, from first sketch to final detailing. We base each and every design on the functional needs of our client, the specific context of the project and the highest standards of sustainability. Our goal is always to mix this pragmatism with architectural poetry, to create a building that people love to use.

How we work

We search for the ‘soul’ of a commission, challenging every assumption – including our own. Our solution evolves from the questions we ask our clients, stakeholders, users and colleagues.

Our office team includes exterior and interior architects, structural engineers, workspace consultants, project leaders, sustainability experts, model makers and product designers. By blending these areas of expertise, we believe we can achieve more innovative and longer lasting solutions. We work as closely as possible with our clients, contractors, and external experts to ensure a tailored, specific solution every time.

Our skills include taking a coordinating design role in complex projects and we have extensive experience in new contractual forms such as public-private partnerships and design & build contracts. Since our in-house expertise allows us to manage each project from concept to completion, our clients benefit from a single contact from start to finish and a result that truly matches their needs – probably the reason why so many of them return to us time and time again.

Research and development

Research is a natural part of our working process and we embrace experimentation and innovation. We have pioneered sustainable solutions from our earliest years and often employ a design-build approach, with the contractor on board from the beginning, for optimal results. Our technical know-how means we can get the best out of standard materials and processes, achieving surprisingly high-impact effects within schedule and budget. We pride ourselves on our technological ingenuity and our in-house expertise includes advanced modelling software and 3D printing. Our approach to materials is innovative, and we find our inspiration not only in architecture, but also in many other related disciplines, including vehicle and aviation design.

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The Flow has been awarded the WELL Core v2 Platinum certification

The Flow has been awarded the WELL Core v2 Platinum certification

The Flow has been awarded the WELL Core v2 Platinum certification, now being the first new building project of The […]

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New EMA office delivered within the specified deadline

New EMA office delivered within the specified deadline

Click hier voor Nederlands AMSTERDAM – Construction-combination EMA, a collaboration between Dura Vermeer and Heijmans, has realized and delivered the […]

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MIPIM AR Future Project Awards 2019 Winners

MIPIM AR Future Project Awards 2019 Winners

https://www.e-architect.co.uk/awards/mipim-ar-future-project-awards-2019 Architectural Review Future Project Awards in Cannes, France 14 Mar 2019 MIPIM AR Future Project Awards 2019 MIPIM AR […]

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These Are the World’s Best Unbuilt Projects

These Are the World’s Best Unbuilt Projects

https://theurbandeveloper.com/articles/mipimar-future-project-awards The world’s best unbuilt or incomplete projects have been celebrated at the 2019 MIPIM Architectural Review future project awards. […]

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MVSA + Stefano Boeri wint MIPIM Future Projects Award

MVSA + Stefano Boeri wint MIPIM Future Projects Award

https://www.dearchitect.nl/architectuur/nieuws/2019/03/mvsa-stefano-boeri-wint-mipim-future-projects-award-101207502 Wonderwoods van MVSA Architects + Stefano Boeri Architetti is de ‘Overall Winner’ van de MIPIM / The Architectureal Review […]

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Hoofdkantoor EMA: veel kwaliteit in korte tijd

Hoofdkantoor EMA: veel kwaliteit in korte tijd

https://architectenweb.nl/nieuws/artikel.aspx?ID=45627 Door Ronnie Weessies, redacteur Naar verwachting wordt eind dit jaar het nieuwe gebouw van het Europees Geneesmiddelen Agentschap (EMA) […]

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Blog

Reimagining healthcare design with cocreation

Reimagining healthcare design with cocreation

Who’s best suited to design a new healthcare facility? A team of architects or its users? At MVSA we believe that […]

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Designing for health & wellness; green elements grow a better future

Designing for health & wellness; green elements grow a better future

Buildings are more than four walls and a roof. Research shows that their design, construction and maintenance have a profound […]

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Meet our team: Mark, Senior Architectural Engineer

Meet our team: Mark, Senior Architectural Engineer

MVSA strives for innovation and technical perfection. Our passion is to redefine the future of urban landscapes. Whilst our design […]

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Our four top inspirations from Dutch Design Week 2018

Our four top inspirations from Dutch Design Week 2018

Innovation and experimentation are at the heart of what we do. We know that the future belongs to those with […]

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Credits

Project credits

All projects completed before January 1st, 2013 are designed by MVSA Meyer en Van Schooten Architecten

 

Editorial

MVSA Architects, Jane Szita

 

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