kwr nominated for arc15 architecture award

The cepezed-designed new housing of the KWR Watercycle Research Institute in Nieuwegein has been nominated for the ARC Architecture Award, which will be granted this year for the fourth time and promotes sustainability as an integral part of the design. Therefore, the prize decorates recently realized projects that innovatively combine surprising architecture with high sustainability preformances in the widest sense of the term. Selected from 114 entries, KWR is the only Dutch nomination this year; the other three nominated projects are situated in neighbouring country Belgium. The jury of this year's award is composed of the architects Kees Kaan of KAAN Architects and Bastiaan Jongerius of Bastiaan Jongerius Architects, as well as of architecture publicist Kirsten Hannema (a.o. de Volkskrant), Cor Notenboom of BAM Bouw en Techniek and editor in chief Harm Tilman of trade magazine De Architect. The winner will be announced on November 19th during the ARC15 Award Show in the Engergiehuis in Dordrecht.