René van Zuuk Architects was founded in 1992 by René van Zuuk. The practice has several skilled workers of different nationalities based in Almere, The Netherlands. Despite the diversity in the designs of René van Zuuk Architects, there are a few constant themes that run throughout. Above all is the desire of both clients and architect alike to create ‘something special’. Early projects, such as ARCAM and Psyche, attracted a lot of attention in the international Architectural scene. The office strives to create architecture that challenges conventions.Underlying all of the designs is the continued search for methods to create a building as interesting as possible with minimal cost. The aim is to unite a maximized degree of detail in the final product with simplicity in manufacturing. René van Zuuk's knowledge of building production technology often ignites a concept behind a project. Every project derives its brilliance from an idea, an invention that initiates and boosts the design process. A closer analysis of these triggers reveals that they can be clustered in three main themes: Structure, Production Technology and Construction Functionality.