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BASTA urbanism operates in the field of urban strategy, urban design and architecture. We develop strategies and designs to improve cities and communities worldwide.

Bas Horsting
Director | Urban Consultant
+31 6 2713 2930
Dutch Register of Architects


BASTA urbanism is a boutique urban consultancy with a passion to make healthy and sustainable cities. We strongly believe that the design of our built environment is a key contributor to a happy and healthy urban population. BASTA urbanism was founded in Amsterdam by Bas Horsting in 2010. Bas is a Dutch urbanist and architect with over 20 years of experience with innovative and complex urban projects in the Netherlands and abroad.

BASTA urbanism believes in a collaborative approach, teaming up with small and large organisations from around the world to handle different design challenges. Recent projects include masterplans and development strategies for the Randwick Health Campus in Sydney, MO City in Moscow, the NDSM-wharf Amsterdam and former Philips campus Strijp-S in Eindhoven.

Exporting Dutch Design: Contributing to projects in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Asia and the USA
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