|Prof. ir. Nathalie de Vries|
Nathalie de Vries is an architect and urbanist. She graduated from Delft University of Technology in 1990. De Vries is director and co-founder of globally operating architecture and urban planning firm MVRDV, which she initiated together with Winy Maas and Jacob van Rijs in 1993. Nathalie de Vries has taught at several schools and institutions, including Harvard GSD, IIT Chicago, the Berlage Institute, TU Delft, and the Architecture Academy Arnhem and has been Professor of Architecture at TU Berlin (2002-2004). From 2013 until the summer of 2018 she was Professor at the Baukunstklasse of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. From 2005-2008, she was Chief Railroad Architect of NS/ProRail. Until 2019, De Vries was the president of The Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA).
|Dr. ir. Susanne Komossa|
Susanne Komossa graduated from the Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture. In 1991 Susanne started her own firm Komossa Architecten BNA in Rotterdam. As Associate Professor of Architectural Design she coordinates, teaches and lectures in the masters program of A-PB. She is the co-editor and author of the book “Atlas van het Hollandse Bouwblok” (Thoth, 2003) Its English edition “Atlas of the Dutch Urban Block” was published in 2005. He also edited and published “Color in Contemporary Architecture” (Uitgeverij SUN, 2009).
Research Focus: public building, hybrid, urban block, public sphere, physical realm, architectural design & composition, urban green
|ir. Sien van Dam|
Sien van Dam graduated in 1989 from the Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture. From 1986 till 2006 she worked in the office of Emilios Chlimintzas. She has been a lecturer at the faculty since 1990, and joined A-PB as a regular staff in 2000. She has been one of the coordinators of A-PB’s design studios and teaches architectural design. The theme of architectural identity, related with collective memory and the principles of transformation, are the major topics of her interest in architecture. Sien has been co-editor of the books “Idee en Architectuur” and “Kleine openbare gebouwen”. In collaboration with S. Komossa and L. Spoormans, Sien also published “De Transformatie van het Schoolgebouw” (Thoth, 2011).
|ir. Paul Kuitenbrouwer|
Paul Kuitenbrouwer graduated at TU Delft in 1988. He has extensive practice experience having worked in London for a year, and in the Netherlands for the offices of Wiel Arets (KNSM tower, Amsterdam), buro boosten Rats (Jardin Céramique, Maastricht with Martorell Bohigas Mackay from Barcelona), Geurst & Schulze and SeARCH. He was acting supervisor of Céramique in Maastricht for Jo Coenen. For the Atelier Rijksbouwmeester (the Dutch state architect office) Paul Kuitenbrouwer worked as an advisor on architecture and urbanism (2001-2004).
Before joining the staff of the chair of Architecture and Dwelling in 2006, he taught design studios with Public Building and RMIT, TU Delft. Research projects at the Chair of Architecture and Dwelling for the city of Groningen were focused on low rise housing in high density configurations (Intense Laagbouw) and student housing (Bouwjong!). Paul is an editor of DASH (Delft Architectural Studies on Housing). He has been guest lecturer at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam and currently is guest lecturer at the Academy of Architecture in Maastricht (MAA).
|Dr. Nicola Marzot|
Nicola Marzot has taught as a lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture of Firenze, Ferrara and the Faculty of Engineering of Bologna, where he obtains his PhD in “Building and territorial engineering” in 2000. Nicola focuses on theory and method of architecture and urban design strategies in close relation to Urban Morphology and Building Typology.