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Whilst designing, Soda typically looks for existing elements that can be used to link the past and the present. These may have any kind of origin: the building, its interior, the collection or the history of the location, for example. By employing these components, all kinds of strata become apparent and new stories are created. In addition, our style is typified by clear lines and a strong sense for colour, material, detail, rhythm and scale.

City Hall UtrechtSoda is consulting on the use of the area of Utrecht City Hall accessible to the public. The city hall needs to become livelier: a 'House of the City' where the people of Utrecht can participate in political, educational and cultural activities. This places demands on the already frequently renovated nationally listed monument. Zaans MuseumSoda conducted in 2023 a design study for the Zaans Museum. The rationale here was twofold: a repositioning of the museum in relation to the adjacent Zaanse Schans; and looking into the sustainability and renovation of the building. Netherlands' Photo MuseumPrior to the decision to move the Netherlands' Photo museum (Rotterdam) to a new location, Soda created for the current location Las Palmas a new layout for the entrance area, routing, exhibition spaces and ancillary functions. Open Air Museum > Craft WorkshopSoda transformed the former entrance building of the Dutch Open Air Museum into a 'Crafts Workshop': a multifunctional space where visitors can learn about crafts by experimenting with them themselves. In April 2022, the Crafts Workshop was officially opened. Centraal Museum > redesign Soda successfully carried out the redesign - including research and concept - of the Centraal Museum Utrecht (design by Soda+). The Centraal Museum was nominated in 2018 for the EMYA, the European Museum of the Year Award. Important elements were the connection of the building to the city, the integration into the environment, the visitor routing, multifunctional spaces, the entrance/shopping area, the catering and the garden.Centraal Museum > hospitalityIn anticipation of the redesign, Soda designed a museum cafe (2011), a gaderobe (2010) and a temporary entrance and museum shop (2010).Afrika Museum Soda developed in 2019 for the Afrika Museum a preliminary design for the entrance area, ticket office, cloakroom, shop, café and the adjacent exhibition spaces. Furthermore, Soda renovated several exhibition rooms in the oldest part of the museum. Rijksmuseum Boerhaave For the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave (Leiden), Soda designed the entrance-area, the shop, the cafe and the rentable spaces. The museum reopened in 2017.Museum Oud AmelisweerdIn 2016 the 'EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards' in the category ‘Outstanding achievements in the conservation, enhancement and adaptation to new uses of cultural heritage’ was awarded to Museum Oud Amelisweerd. The jury praised the outstanding conservational and museological aspects of the project all through. Soda and restoration architect Krijn van den Ende (BBOR) took the monumental building itself as a starting point for all their ideas and interventions. Museum ArnhemSoda designed the museum cafe (2007) and the entrance & museum shop (2008) for the Museum Arnhem.Kilsdonk MillIn 2010 SODA+ won the competition to design a new visitor centre and a miller's house for the Kilsdonk Mill. For both buildings, a maximum relation was sought with the surrounding landscape, the history of the location and the identity of the organisation/residents. Sustainability was another important feature. This approach by Soda+ was one of the reasons why the Kilsdonk Mill Foundation won the Brabant Culture Prize.