DE URBANISTEN are an innovative office for urban research, design and landscape based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

DE URBANISTEN are founded in 2008 by Florian Boer (1969) and Dirk van Peijpe (1962). The office consists of an international team of urban designers and landscape architects.

DE URBANISTEN have a broad experience in the field of research, urban design, public space design and landscape architecture. We practice an engaged polytechnical urbanism to improve the quality of life in our cities.

DE URBANISTEN are currently involved in a wide variety of projects ranging from water cycle based urban plans to flood defense research for entire cities and from strategic plans based on closing energy and material cycles to detailed public space design of watersquares.

DE URBANISTEN clients are project developers, housing corporations and governments. In all our projects we closely collaborate with the relevant experts, like engineers, process managers and costs experts.