Knevel Architecten strengthened by 3 associates
Knevel Architecten has expanded their management team with three associates: Barbara Dirks, Rob Dekker en Naud Schroeder. They have recently joined the management team, which previously existed of founder Gert Jan Knevel and partners John van de Weg and Benjamin Robichon.
The three of them have led many projects within the office. Next to strengthening the management team and leading projects, the new associates will each focus on a specific professional area.
Barbara has graduated cum laude from her master Architecture at the Technical University of Delft in 2012, next to possessing a bachelor Industrial Design In 2014 she has started her career at Knevel Architecten where she is primarily involved in tenders, concept development and urban strategies, with the main focus on social themes, such as nature-inclusive, sustainability, users and public space.
Naud possesses two master degrees in architecture of the Technical University of Delft and the Pratt Institute of New York. After working at offices such as Van Herk & De Kleijn Architecten, together with Rozemarijn de Jong, he was the founder of architectural studio SJO architecten (2017-2016). Since 2016 Naud is working at Knevel Architecten with his main focus on concept supervision, integral design and the digital workflow within the office.
Rob has studied Architecture at the Haagse Hogeschool and afterwards graduated from the Technical University of Delft in the field of Urban architecture and Hybrid buildings. Since 2006 he has been working at Knevel Architecten and currently working as an architect / project manager within the office. Rob is mainly focused on technical design, project management, contract process and construction supervision and managing.
Knevel Architecten growth and success is also thanks to the contribution of Barbara, Naud and Rob. Currently the office is working on challenging and ambitious projects such as the extension of the Sparta Stadium, the Technical Coordination centre Port of Amsterdam, tower Grand Hotel Central in Rotterdam, an urban strategy for Sloterdijk I Zuid and a new residential building of approximately 190 units at Zeeburgerdijk in Amsterdam
From left to right: Naud Schroeder, Barbara Dirks en Rob Dekker. Photography by Leonard Fäustle.