our projects

Each project is unique. Every journey with our clients and partners an adventure. Together we find the best solution for the challenge at hand.

A second chance

redevelopment of one of Piet Blom's famous supercubes into a boarding school for detainees

A warehouse in disguise

historical monument transformed into a multifunctional leasure complex


a Brightside in-house redevelopment of a post-war warehouse into a creative hub for entrepreneurs

'Utreg's geluk'

urban housing project with partial social housing, focusing on wellbeing, community and green

An old castle for young people

transformation of a 16th century monumental ensemble into a hostel with restaurant, meeting facilities and bridal suite

On top of rotterdam

a Brightside in-house development of a bio-based passive-house penthouse

A bright smile once again

a masterplan that connects three separate exploitations and a new construction into one integral boutique hotel

'Op de hill'

a Brightside in-house development of seven high quality, energy-efficient homes

a home for the elderly

healthcare complex featuring 160 care homes, shared living spaces and a public plinth

A former void in the city

a Brightside in-house development of a bio-based, mass timber, high quality co-living community

Back to nature

hostel and education center in the rolling woodlands of Bergen op Zoom

A strong foundation for the future

research collaboration towards a sustainable climate development strategy for the city of Weert

A guest in the woods

transformation and extension of a hostel complex in historical buildings

A spectacular skyline

proposal for Rotterdam's first '6 star' hotel with spectacular rooftop pool & bar

a building in balance

multifunctional complex with main auditorium, course rooms, meditation and yoga space

The harbour symphony

largescale multifunctional complex with over 90 homes, a primary school, daycare, supermarket and parking garage

Education for a lifetime

LOC+ is a collective culturehouse for 'lifetime education' integrating 23 stakeholders between education, culture and social services

Back in shape

a fresh start in a new building for physiotherapy practice Amyon

A green haven in the city

a Brightside initiative for ecological & community-focused urban redevelopment

Care for the neighbourhood

multifunctional complex with health clinic, residential apartments and underground parking garage

An ode to brick

a contemporary take on the classical Dutch farmhouse, made to blend into the surrounding farmlands

"Not a box in an empty field!"

contemporary interpretation of the classical Dutch dikehouse typology

A bold intervention

a daring metamorphosis of a classic Dutch house.

Along the dike

design of a luxurious contemporary family home

get in touch with Maarten or Sander

Curious about what we can achieve together? Feel free to get in touch with Maarten or Sander by giving them a call or sending an email.

Contacteer Brightside

Maarten Polkamp

+31 6 41 23 51 84

Sander van Schaik

+31 6 48 31 81 96

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