Bart co-founded NEXT based on the ambition to increase the significance of architecture in society. He sees NEXT as an agency with a strong vision, always taking a step forward. As an architect, Bart enjoys working on complex urban challenges.
Founding partner, Architect
Architecture that connects, combines, collects, interacts, and supports; as founding partner of NEXT, Marijn firmly believes in the power of design. His work is inspired by the global challenges our society faces and always has a strong strategic value.
Founding partner, Architect
As a co-founder and architect at NEXT, Michel is in charge of large-scale infrastructure projects. These projects are characterized by the complex assignments, strict financial and constructive frameworks and multidisciplinary collaboration.
Founding partner, Architect
Joost is a passionate and responsible architect, who enjoys getting clients and colleagues involved in his practice. He believes that originality and ingenuity are key to create surprising projects in terms of vision, design, and craftsmanship.
Angelos focuses on imagining a sustainable and anthropocentric future. He works on climate change adaptation projects, timber bridge design and mobility analyses. He is driven by his exploratory interest in the public space and public needs.
As an office-assistant, Anna works behind-the-scenes to make sure that everything runs smoothly at NEXT. Dealing with the nitty-gritty means the architects of NEXT are free to create their next big thing.
Bobby used to work for NEXT in China, but after a few detours, he is now working at NEXT Amsterdam. He enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team, solving complex and challenging assignments that involve various functions.
Bobby de Graaf
Clara is fascinated by places that facilitate gathering, where interaction takes place and thoughts are shared. At NEXT, she is part of the infrastructure design team, where her focus lies on improving and maintaining the quality of the public domain.
Ezgi is driven by complex design problems in which the needs of the urban setting, the users, and the environment come together. She enjoys working on unique architectural concepts and bringing them to life with further research and detailing.
As an architect, Jate investigates how buildings can build upon the city's history and how space is created for individual appropriation. He works towards the inclusive city and the public realm as social space. At NEXT, he brings his ideas into practice.
Jorn enjoys working with a team of experts, striving to find the most optimal design possible in which technique, form, and functionality reinforce each other. To solve each design challenge, he likes to experiment with different architectural strategies.
Jouke is an experienced, all-round architect who enjoys working on sustainable projects together with colleagues and clients. He is at his best in the conceptual stage of the process, integrating different ambitions and requirements into coherent designs.
Jurriaan is always brimming with ideas. At NEXT, he focuses on infrastructure, working on challenging assignments within specific contexts. The designs that he works on capture the imagination thanks to the unique interplay with their surroundings.
Karolina loves the opportunity to work on meaningful and exciting architecture projects at NEXT. She is passionate about finding human sense in architecture and making useful constructions look beautiful.
Leire is fascinated by the impact of architecture on society. What really drives Leire as an architect is not just a pretty result, but rather the process of finding the right answer for each particular situation.
Liesbeth likes to work in a creative environment, strategizing and facilitating the process of the projects for and together with the architects. Within Business Development & PR she makes connections to expand the portfolio and visibility of NEXT.
Business Development & PR
As a part of the infrastructure team, Maarten mainly focusses on bridge and station design. He relies on his technical understanding to integrate form and function. Maarten enjoys working together with partners to provide meaningful solutions.
Maarten van der Burg
As an architect, Malgorzata enjoys working on projects with a wide variety of complex programs and different users. Together with her team, she likes to be challenged to come up with new solutions to create a pleasant and attractive atmosphere.
Malgorzata (Gosia) Kowalczak
Marcel is an architect with experience in all design and construction phases. He enjoys working in the tension field between design and implementation, using his knowledge of BIM, Revit, and his strong eye for detail.
Marilena enjoys creating unique experiences combining light, texture, color, and surfaces in space. She likes representing architectural concepts and designs through 3D modelling, digital collaging, rendering, and with physical materials.
Milena finds the best opportunities to develop herself by observing. The most important aspect of architecture for her is cohesion between the function, design of the facade, and adjustment to the urban structure.
As part of the PR team, Myrthe creates creative content for various media outlets. She enjoys working together with the architects to represent their work in the best way possible, always looking for interesting angles and unique features to highlight.
Reza is specialized in developing the designs through the BIM process.. He thrives for learn more on building materials and techniques. His passion lies in innovative designs that blend architecture with the landscape.
Besides working on exciting architectural projects at NEXT, Sonia also takes the wellbeing of her colleagues in consideration by taking active steps to constantly optimize the working environment for everyone.
Vyasa cares about the long-term impact of architectural design on the sustainability of society. At NEXT, he enjoys working with colleagues and collaborators on projects with future value by creating flexible and smart designs and using durable materials.
As an architect, Wouter strives to make good architecture that is accessible for everyone. He believes that architecture plays an important part in achieving a more inclusive society.
Wouter van der Velpen
Zizke is passionate about sustainable design and fostering collaborative work environments. She specializes in BIM projects and has an affinity for project coordination.
As an intern, Alex not only strives to broadening her skill set, but also hopes to contribute to knowledge sharing. Influenced by her studies in Scandinavia, she appreciates functionality combined with aesthetic values in architecture.
During her time at NEXT, Izabela will be expanding her architectural knowledge by working on projects of different scales. She enjoys making visualizations for projects and learning new software skills.
During her internship, Laura aims to gain more experience working on diverse scale projects and all phases of architecture development. She enjoys working on both virtual and physical models.
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