Jan Willem van Kuilenburg

Bio Jan Willem van Kuilenburg

Jan Willem is principal and founder of Monolab architects in Rotterdam. He graduated Cum Laude in 1989 at Faculty of Architecture,TU Delft. As a student in Delft he was a DJ for several years. He was member of the advisory committee Architecture, Design and Digital Culture at RRKC, (the Rotterdam Council for Art and Culture) and member of the advisory committee Architecture, Research, and Design at the Dutch Creative Industries Fund. Previously he worked as an architect for OMA in Rotterdam: one year leading the design team Euralille and two years leading the design team Congrexpo (Grand Palais Lille) in Rotterdam and Lille. Later he worked at NS-architects (renamed StudioSK) in Utrecht on infra and stations, KAW-architects in Groningen on social housing and the Architects Association (renamed AA architecten) in The Hague on public buildings. Jan Willem previously taught at TU Delft and the Rotterdam and Groningen Academies of Architecture and Urbanism.

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