Nieuw Kijkduin is a project like no other. Unique to the Dutch landscape, it comprises the transformation of an entire coastal town. For many years Kijkduin was the number one place for the citizens of The Hague. It attracted local families, friends and visitors from all corners of the Netherlands and beyond.
FRED had taken on the challenge to revive old glory by turning Kijkduin into Nieuw Kijkduin. A mixed-use project with a focus on convenience. The entire project entails 7 uniquely designed residential towers that also house retail, hospitality and a parking garage. Nieuw Kijkduin will be completed in two phases. Phase 1 has already been delivered and is operational since juli 2021. Phase two will follow at the end of 2023.
The 7 towers contain 266 luxury apartments , created by architects such as Piet Boon and the late Jan des Bouvries. On the ground level of these towers visitors will find experience in the form of a shopping street filled with a mix of small boutiques, known retail brands and convenience concepts. Foodcourt the Daily Taste is a prime example of such a concept, offering fresh local food and meals on a daily basis. Visitors are also able to stroll along the stretched out boulevard. A boulevard that is bustling with restaurants and terraces. All visitors can enjoy an unobstructed view of the Noordzee, both in summer and winter, since all terraces are fitted with a glass cover for cold days. Nieuw Kijkduin also contains an underground parking garage, enabling both residents and visitors to safely park their cars. The same will be true for people that ride their bike to Nieuw Kijkduin, as the municipality of The Hague will build a complimentary underground bicycle garage. An important element, as durability is of great importance throughout the entire project.
The project is built in the midst of two ‘Natura-2000’ areas. Therefore both the development of Nieuw Kijkduin and the current operation are extensively green and durable. It has therefore accomplished a BREEAM Excellent score and forms a sustainable destination for fun, convenience and experience for many years to come.