Mei architects and planners is an internationally operating architectural firm with extensive expertise in the area of redevelopment, transformation, urban planning and inner-city development projects. The office was set up by architect Robert Winkel and is based in Rotterdam. A strong focus on the user, flexibility and sustainability, new aesthetics, and community building characterize the Mei-method. The work of Mei has been widely published and awarded.
Mei is particularly noted for transforming existing buildings such as the Jobsveem warehouse, Delfshaven factory and Fenix I warehouse in Rotterdam. It has completed striking new-build projects such as Schiecentrale 4B in Rotterdam, De Verkenner in Utrecht and McDonald’s Coolsingel 44 in Rotterdam. In addition, the office has drawn up urban designs that include dynamic master plans for Moss Verket in Norway, Naro-Fominsk in Russia, Nantes in France, and the Cable District in Delft, The Netherlands. One of their latest projects is the first and highest fully wooden residential building of Rotterdam, SAWA.
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