Events, projects, awards and all our latest activities
Posted by GG-loop | 30 October 2023
GG-LOOP EXTRAVAPARTY – 05/10/2023 – Amsterdam

Many many many thanks to all of the extravaguests joining on last October 5th at our headquarters in Amsterdam And a very special thanks to: -The Mammachef Federica for the italian tastiest delicatessing spree and overall organisation puzzling! -The Siren Julia Pallanch for starting the sound escapades with flute fun, moon swings, and Wurli's good...

Posted by GG-loop | 03 July 2023
RADICAL – Designer’s days 2023 – Paris

We are proud to announce that Roche Bobois showcases Polygonia and Zephyrus together for the first time at the Designer's Day in Paris.  See it for yourself from June 14th to 22nd. Roche Bobois, 207 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris. Roche Bobois reveals a first at this year’s Designer's Days in Paris. Zephyrus and Polygonia –...

Posted by GG-loop | 02 June 2023
Echinoidea at Barilla in Parma

IL BELLO DELL’ARTE INCONTRA IL BUONO DEL CIBO: IN CASA BARILLA ARRIVA ECHINOIDEA, L’OPERA DI DESIGN IN CUI NATURA, INNOVAZIONE E BELLEZZA SI INCONTRANO Parma, 25 maggio 2023 – Il bello dell’arte e il buono del cibo insieme al saper fare Barilla si incontrano a Parma, nell’headquarter del Gruppo. In casa Barilla arriva Echinoidea, l’installazione...

Posted by GG-loop | 03 June 2022
GG-loop ventures in Milan !

GG-loop ventures to Milan GG-loop has opened a new office in the vibrant and bustling city of Milan. Located in the heart of the city, in the renowned district of 5 Vie, this strategic move highlights GG-loop's commitment to expanding their presence and embracing new opportunities. Milan, known as the fashion and design capital of...

Posted by GG-loop | 16 May 2022
GG-loop invites you to the Milan Design Week 2022

Thank you all for making it a special occasion! Photo credits: Saverio Lombardi Vallauri, Carlo Biasia, Richard Gazzo, Robert Plaisier, Carey Urban, Annika Kappner, Giacomo Garziano

Posted by GG-loop | 13 May 2022
GG-loop has a new address!

GG-loop moved to Veemarkt After 2 years in the creative community of Het Veem, we moved our headquarter to Veemarkt. Yes, Amsterdam of course! A historical area in the East of Amsterdam which hosted the cattle market for several decades is currently a hub of plenty of creative practices. COME AND VISIT US!

Posted by GG-loop | 04 November 2020
MITOSIS: biophilic regenerative ecosystem, launches on 11|11|2020

MITOSIS: biophilic regenerative ecosystem, launches on 11|11|2020 The need for healthy homes has hardly ever been more apparent than during the current global condition. The current efforts to reduce the negative impacts of buildings are inadequate. Therefore, we need to start rethinking the way we design our built environment. To bring regenerative collective habitation to...

Posted by GG-loop | 02 October 2020
ARIE KEPPLER AWARD 2020 – Freebooter Nominee

We are excited and proud to share that, following the jury visit last week, Freebooter has been nominated for the Arie Keppler prijs 2020 by MOOI Noord-Holland! Only 10 buildings selected over 122 projects. You can also vote for the public awards at this LINK. As pioneering dutch urban planner, Arie Keppler had applied innovative...

Posted by GG-loop | 25 March 2020
FRAME AWARDS 2020 – Large Apartment of the Year

We are humbled and grateful for all the reactions and support we have been receiving from all over the globe following the release of our project Freebooter 1 year ago. GG-loop is glad to share a great news: The prestigious Frame magazine awarded Freebooter for the Frame Awards 2020 in the categories: Large Apartment of...

Posted by GG-loop | 06 January 2020
Best of the year 2019 – Interior Design Magazine – NY

"On December 6, Interior Design hosted its 14th annual Best of Year Awards, spotlighting the most impactful projects and products in 2019, at the River Pavilion at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Editor in Chief Cindy Allen and Publisher Carol Cisco took to the stage to announce winners." Carlene Olsen Freebooter...

Posted by GG-loop | 16 December 2019
AMSTERDAM PRIZE WINNER – World Architecture Festival 2019

Freebooter won the prestigious Amsterdam Prize at the WAF World Architecture Festival 2019!   We would like to dedicate this important award to our clients, who shared their vision with ours to realise their dream house. The esteemed jury visited the finalist projects of the category and the president Yvonne Franquinet announced Freebooter as the first...

Posted by GG-loop | 17 October 2019

We are glad to announce that GG-loop received the award Architecture Masterprize. 60 architects from around the world judged our project as a winner in the category Green Architecture. On last October 14th, Johan Beijers, whose contribution to the project is dear to us, collected the award during the Gala Ceremony at the Guggenheim Museum...

Posted by GG-loop | 17 October 2019
Freebooter is finalist for 3 awards at the WAF 2019

We are glad to share with you that Freebooter has been selected as finalist for the World Architecture Festival 2019 in the following categories: Completed Buildings - Housing, together with 16 large projects by renown firms like BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, Rafael Viñoly Architects, Studio Gang. The Amsterdam Prize, together with Powerhouse Company, MVSA and 70F...

Posted by GG-loop | 14 June 2019
GG-loop shortlisted for the next step program by BNA and Synchroon

Among 40 nominations, GG-loop has been shortlisted with the project Freebooter for the Next Step Program, the program supporting young practices in the Netherlands, organized by BNA Branchevereniging Nederlandse Architectenbureaus and Synchroon. 9 offices with high motivations and social awareness have been selected for the next phase. Regarding the selection, the jury member Do Janne...

Posted by GG-loop | 30 May 2019
FREEBOOTER: DNA Paris WARDS – Winner Green Architecture

Freebooter reports a new international prize, this time from France: DNA PARIS AWARDS : Winner in Architecture/Green Architecture Our submission at this link In the jury of the awards international renown professionals of diverse creative and editorial industries: Marcus Engman - Sweden (Creative Director & Founder of Skewed productions) Maurizio Cattelan & Pierpaolo Ferrari -...

Posted by GG-loop | 03 May 2019
FREEBOOTER: Golden A’ Design Award – Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design

We are glad to announce that Freebooter received its first award from the A' Design Award & Competition: Golden A' Design Award in the category : Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design More info at this link DESIGN NAME: Freebooter - Biophilic Architecture PRIMARY FUNCTION: Residential House INSPIRATION: Freebooter takes its cue from Dutch maritime...

Posted by GG-loop | 05 March 2019
Thank you for joining the opening of Freebooter

What a wonderful day! Thank you to all the people who joined us last Thursday 28.02.2019 to the opening of our first residential project in the Netherlands, Freebooter. It has been a precious moment for us to collect your reactions, feedback and warm comments. Thank you to all the people who contributed to the success...

Posted by GG-loop | 31 January 2019
GG-loop invites you to the opening of Freebooter

You are cordially invited to the opening of a special residential project in the heart of Zeeburgereiland, Amsterdam. On 28 February 2019, two unique apartments will be unveiled for the first time as part of the Freebooter development. Designed by Amsterdam-based architecture and design studio GG-loop with reference to Dutch seafaring history, the Freebooter building and interiors use contemporary...

Posted by GG-loop | 08 November 2018
Freebooter at the Arcam – Amsterdam

Arcam - architectuurcentrum amsterdam - hosts the exhibition of Freebooter our first project in Amsterdam We are delighted to inform you that from November 14th till January 6th, the ARCAM - architectuurcentrum amsterdam - will showcase the "behind-the-scene" of our first realised project in Amsterdam. A beautiful model, sketches, drawings, details, renders, animations, VR tours and...

Posted by GG-loop | 10 April 2018
Ω (Oxygen-18) at the Fuorisalone 2018 – Milan

Source – Isola Design District – hosts our acoustic modular pavilion Ω for the Milan Design Week In the framework of the event Lovely Waste organized by Source Firenze, Giacomo Garziano from GG-loop and Luca Alessandrini from Fibreacoustics present the innovative acoustic modular pavilion Ω. Ω stands for Oxygen-18. Oxygen was the main source of inspiration for the design....

Posted by GG-loop | 23 February 2018
VIBRIO – and observation by No Water for Whales

GG-loop presents our latest collaboration with No Water for Whales We invited Juliana Gomez, director and founder, to read behind the esthetics of our sofa design. What we explored is our inspiration based on the powerful message of sacred geometry, a tool very much investigated during the Renaissance times. Evolving the Renaissance idea of man as...

Posted by GG-loop | 03 September 2017
ZEPHYRUS – Roche Bobois

We are proud to inform you that Roche Bobois has launched Zephyrus! To celebrate this event we would like to share a teaser to reveal the genesis of Zephyrus, the centerpiece of the latest Roche Bobois Paris gallery collection. Like a chrysalis transforms into a butterfly, our sideboard was generated by a complex controlled deformation of 7...

Posted by GG-loop | 21 March 2017
HAEUSER AWARDS – honourable mention

The House-museum THE SEED OF TIME received a special mention in the competition HÄUSER AWARD 2017:Spectacular Houses. We are proud of this success, being The Seed of Time the only urban intervention and renovation amongst the beautiful isolated villas selected for the competition! Peter Brückner: "Architecture that sets the mark - houses that fascinate and...

Posted by GG-loop | 21 March 2017

We are glad to announce that Giacomo Garziano received the prize Inspireli Awards as the brightest new talent of the up and coming generation. A professional jury of 55 skilled architects from 39 countries selected Giacomo in a closed competition among more than one thousand other contestants from 99 countries. The ceremony was attended by Czech minister...

Posted by GG-loop | 22 November 2016
TEDx Amsterdam – Resonating Spaces

Last Friday 18-11-2017 we showcased our research on Bio-technology applied to Architecture Resonating Spaces at the TEDx Amsterdam. "Enjoy the VR experience of GG-loop and wander through the world of Italian scientist/architect Giacomo Garziano, who creates houses, furniture and objects inspired by and based on algorithms found in nature and music." It was fun!!! Thank...

Posted by GG-loop | 01 June 2016
Young Italian Architect 2016!

We are happy to share that GG-loop was awarded Young Italian Architect 2016 by Associazione Italiana di Architettura e Critica – presS/Tfactory at Palazzo Widmann in Venice. (more…)

Posted by GG-loop | 01 May 2016
MILANO DESIGN WEEK – Thank you for visiting GG-loop at Ventura Lambrate!

Thank you for visiting us! We are glad for everyone who stop by our stand at Ventura Lambrate during the Milan Design Week. With you we successfully presented the first three furniture pieces designed by GG-loop. For all of you who wish to see Vibrio, Diatom and Zephyrus have a look at the Works page....

Posted by GG-loop | 01 March 2016
FUORISALONE – GG-loop is going to Milan!

GG-loop is going to the Salone del Mobile in Milan, to present our first three pieces of the modular ever-changing furniture series: Vibrio (sofa), Diatom (table), Zephyrus (cabinet)! Our stand will located at Ventura XV (Via Giovanni Ventura 15) between 12th and 17th of April. The official launch event will happen on the 13th of...

Posted by GG-loop | 20 December 2015

Our sustainable building Freebooter is going to be presented to the public for the first time this Saturday, 12th of December at 12.00! The event will include the presentation of the project and visitors will get the opportunity to experience the house through the virtual tour made in collaboration with Vrmonks!

Posted by GG-loop | 01 November 2015

Our most recent project’s web page was just launched! Come and check it out! For more information about Freebooter stay tuned! From now on you can also follow us on our Facebook page.

Posted by GG-loop | 03 October 2015
DIATOM – Voronoi dining table

We spent the whole week in the workshop of our Italian blacksmith Saverio Petronella, creating our third furniture piece this summer! It is a new Nature-inspired furniture named Diatom. Here is a sneak peak of what we did and stay tuned for more info from GG-loop! More pictures to come!

Posted by GG-loop | 02 October 2015
THE SEED OF TIME – opening of the House-museum!

The opening of the House-museum The Seed Of Time is happening next weekend. Toady’s press conference for the opening event was a success! See you next weekend! For the invitation RSPV to! Reading is not only informed by what’s going on with us at that moment, but also governed by how our eyes and...

Posted by GG-loop | 17 August 2015
ZEPHYRUS – a new creature is here!

From a chrysalis a new creature is about to come to life. New collaboration, with Peter van Bruggen resulted in another furniture piece inspired by Nature. Soon to see more!

Posted by GG-loop | 26 June 2015
VIBRIO – prototype!

And here it is! The first prototype of our modular furniture piece inspired by the relentlessly changing organic shapes. Have a quick look and expect more to come in the following weeks!

Posted by GG-loop | 21 April 2015
BIOHACK ACADEMY – graduation day

This Tuesday Giacomo was awarded with the Waag Society’s title of Bio-hacker! He is part of the first generation of BioHackers who learned how to grow their own microworld. GG-loop’s research was focused on the new materials and (building) techniques that will influence new aesthetics and designs for architecture. The research diary is available here ,...

Posted by GG-loop | 01 March 2015
THE INFECTION – part 3 (completed)

The Infection is completed! This weekend we successfully finished fixing all the details of our biggest interior extravaganza! Stay tuned! The opening will happen soon! The previous phase is available here and the overview of the project here 

Posted by GG-loop | 24 November 2014
GENTLE GENIUS – completed

The refurbishment of the façade is complete! We proudly present you the Gentle Genius! Previous phase of the project is available here and for the full project click here!

Posted by GG-loop | 01 May 2014
THE INFECTION – part 2 (assembled)

After 3 months of construction and 2000 km, The Infection is home! Watch the video here!

Posted by GG-loop | 24 November 2013
GENTLE GENIUS – last phase

The façade refurbishment is almost complete. The painting phase started this week and will be completed in a few days. Check out the whole project here, stay tuned and… MERRY XMAS! For more info contact us at

Posted by GG-loop | 16 November 2013

A challenging project, motivated people and a good dose of fun are the ingredients for making it happen. This is just a sneaky preview. Check out the whole project here and… STAY TUNED! The project is a collaboration between GG-loop and mgarba and is under construction in the vibrant suburbs of Rotterdam. For more info contact us...