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Atelier Ten

Partner > Environmental Engineering

Atelier Ten

As environmental design consultants and building services engineers Atelier Ten is committed to high- performance and sustainable design within the built environment.

Atelier Ten has a global presence, with headquarters in London, UK.

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Atelier Ten and Except work together on challenging design and development in the built environment. Atelier Ten's experience and expertise in building systems and engineering, as well as design consulting insight is a valuable asset in large scale projects developed by Except, where the two organizations work closely together.

The partnership between the two organizations started with the Sustainable Schiebroek-Zuid project and continues to this day on a variety of projects.



May 04, 2020, System modeling and simulation software

Symoto is an online software application that enables the development, simulation and monitoring of large scale material and energy cycles, such as urban metabolism, industrial symbiosis and the circular economy.

Symoto enables organizations to save vast amounts of time modeling and simulating systems, perform in-depth dynamic analysis and boost stakeholder communication.


San Francisco Transbay / Salesforce Park

Sep 09, 2020, World's largest ecological rooftop park

The San Francisco Transbay Center redevelopment project realizes the world’s largest rooftop park in the center of one of the world’s most exciting cities: Salesforce Park. The concept, developed by Except together with Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, restructures an existing transport hub into a beacon of beauty, biodiversity, and health.  The project started in 2007 and the park opened in 2019.


BKCity Slim Refurbishment

Feb 19, 2013, Sustainable Renovation of TUDelft's Architecture Faculty

BKCity is a magnificent listed monument of more than 30.000m2 functioning as the faculty of Architecture of the TU Delft. Except created a phased plan to make this historic educational building energy and carbon neutral within ten years.

The plan converts the building into a didactic tool that puts sustainability at the heart of education for generations of architects, introducing a unique in-building ecosystem that provides an inspiring environment, functional qualities and cost savings.


Sustainable Schiebroek-Zuid

Feb 25, 2021, Redevelopment of post-war social housing

We developed a sustainabile conversion and development plan for the post-war social housing area Schiebroek-Zuid in Rotterdam.  The project provides a flexible and exemplary roadmap for converting the neighborhood into a self-sufficient and sustainable area. It applies innovative energy solutions, urban farming, social and economic programs, secondary currencies, and adaptive redevelopment strategies.

This project was commissioned by housing corporation Vestia and agricultural research network InnovatieNetwerk.