We are blue21

Your global leading expert in floating architecture and urban development.

We design, research and realize floating projects in delta cities world-wide. Our belief is that we must shift from sustaining our planet to restoring it. Floating development makes cities more resilient, creates space for new eco-systems and enables bio-based economies to flourish.

 

 

Our Work

CONSULTANCY

CONSULTANCY

Tap into our extensive network of international partners from all required fields of expertise. With 12 years of experience we know the steps required to make your project a success.

DESIGN

DESIGN

We design floating projects on any scale. From a single house to a complete island. From the conceptual phase to completion, we oversee and recruit the best partners for the job.

IMPLEMENTATION

IMPLEMENTATION

The most fundamental aspect of any floating project is strategy. From the on-set we aim to achieve innovation of application, legislation and holism for all phases of the design process.

TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY

We work in collaboration with world-renowned research institutes to improve the available technologies, sustainable approaches and frameworks which floating design can offer.

  

Meet our people

Rutger de Graaf <br><i>Blue21</i>

Rutger de Graaf
Blue21

WATER INNOVATION ENTREPRENEUR

Bart Roeffen<br><i>Blue21</i>

Bart Roeffen
Blue21

WATER PIONEER AND ARCHITECT

Karina Czapiewska<br><i>Blue21</i>

Karina Czapiewska
Blue21

WATER PIONEER AND REAL ESTATE EXPERT

Barbara Dal Bo Zanon<br><i>DeltaSync</i>

Barbara Dal Bo Zanon
DeltaSync

ARCHITECT AND RESEARCHER

Meet our other water pioneers

 

 

 

Our Mission

With every project we want to contribute to our mission: realize floating cities with a positive impact on the planet. Because we believe that this way we can solve the biggest challenges of the 21st century: land scarcity, urban growth and climate change.

VIEW OUR PROJECTS

In the media

Built artificial islands to take off

This autumn Blue21 was featured in Le Monde. The article elaborates on seasteading and [email protected], quoting Blue21’s architect and CEO Bart Roeffen: “We […]

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Floating Schiphol is good for everyone, even the fish

Schiphol at sea is slowly but surely coming into the picture again as a future perspective for aviation.

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Blue21 featured in FACTOR - Life in the 22nd century

Shedding light on our contribution to new ways of creating more living space, Magazine Factor has published an article on […]

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Is our future at sea?

Journalist Sanne Bloemink explores this question in De Groene Amsterdammer. Her article gives an inspiring overview of the blue revolution and seasteading, […]

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