Spikvoorde is part of the large development of de Vijfhoek in the easternmost corner of Deventer. Its urban design reflects the adjacent rural landscape of Salland
BDP Khandekar won the design competition to redevelop a former prison site in Düsseldorf.
Most of the houses are located on the waterfront. Since most of the houses are oriented towards the south, they make use of the passive solar energy. The previous garbage dump is taken up in the design as a park
The masterplan aims to maintain the particular character of the area, while at the same time providing new connections and relations with the city.