2008 | Michel Heesen has won the Zuid-Hollandse Vormgevings Prijs 2008 (category young-professionals).

Heesen designed ‘Mud Spa Grevelingen’, a spa in which the excessive algae in lake Grevelingen are used for renewable energy, water purification and cosmetics. After winning the prize, Heesen took part in two strategy meetings on the future of Grevelingen.