MindLabs is a beautiful project featuring a mixture of education, knowledge institutions and start-ups. A transformation project like this is invaluable to Tilburg. It’s inspiring and works as a catalyst to the rest of the city.
Bas van der Pol, alderman Tilburg
Ector Hoogstad has done an amazing job. The DIFFER building is transparent and looks beautiful. It has also become a place to do excellent research. Furthermore, it offers ample opportunities for people to meet and connect.
Dr. Wim R. Koppers, Manager DIFFER Institute
I really like our school building. It's like a labyrinth that you can explore! There are plenty of hang-out spots to meet your friends, and my favourite areas in the school are the little benches, the soccer table and of course the giant slide!
Elisa, pupil at Hyperion Lyceum
This is a building that embodies a unique renewal, and it will serve as a source of inspiration for future projects. It’s simultaneously quirky and chic, and has been designed with a great eye for detail.
Jury report BNA Building of the Year
As an architect, I am both an optimist and an idealist. I seek to build a more beautiful and better world because I firmly believe that it can be done. And it is with this conviction that our team approaches every project and collaboration.
Joost Ector, partner Ector Hoogstad Architects