Sixth Edition 2017-2018
Born 1977, he graduated in 2005 from the Academie van Bouwkunst in Amsterdam with a cum laude degree in Architecture, in 2009 he started his own studio. Today his office is based in Muharraq (Bahrain) and Amsterdam (The Netherlands). His work ranges from models to temporary spaces and buildings. In 2015 his first two major buildings, Museum Fort Vechten and the National Pavilion of the Kingdom of Bahrain, were completed. He is course director of the “Studio for Immediate Spaces Master” at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam, and was editor of the architectural journal “OASE” from 2005 to 2013. For his practice he has been awarded several grants from the Mondrian Fund, as well as receiving the Charlotte Kohler prize for Architecture from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds in 2007. He has been visiting professor at the Mendrisio Academy of Architecture, and since 2018 professor at the Federal Institute of Technology Zürich.
Germany / Austria