Currently the Zwolle station area is undergoing its biggest transformation in 150 years. karres+brands has been commissioned by the municipality of Zwolle to make an ambitious plan which sets course of development for the coming 15 to 20 years.
The plan was made in close cooperation with NS Stations, ProRail and the Province of Overijssel and describes a comprehensive vision of new developments such as station squares, recognizable station entrances, the revitalization of the historic station building, a new pedestrian bridge, a new bus station and an underground bike parking. In addition it also provides an future image of possible urban developments on the south side of the station into an transit-oriented multifunctional urban district.
The development perspective also includes ambitions and suggestions for urbanization, climate adaptation, energy transition, and new strategies for mobility and parking.