Profile of Neutelings Riedijk Architects, headquartered in Netherlands. Five projects submitted by Neutelings Riedijk Architects have been published on Architecture News Plus (ANP).
Willem Jan Neutelings and Michiel Riedijk have been leading their Rotterdam based office Neutelings Riedijk Architects since 1992. The practice operates as a studio of some 20 architects in varying combination and has strong relationships with engineering and construction specialists for technical details.
The office has realized a considerable amount of prominent projects in The Netherlands and Belgium including the Veenman Printshop, the Minnaert Building for Utrecht University and the STUK Arts Center. Some famous housing projects of the office are the Sphinxes, the IJ-Tower and Hollainhof. The last five years some vast public buildings were completed like the Shipping and Transport College in Rotterdam, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and the Central Dutch Tax Office. In the spring of 2010 the delivery of the Museum for City History is expected. Among the new projects are culture houses in Amersfoort and Arnhem, a hotel and shopping center in Paris, the renovation and extension of the Cincinnati Art Museum and an opera with a hotel in the capital of Slovenia.
Neutelings Riedijk Architects has won various international competitions and was honoured with principal awards several times. Work of the office has been selected for Biennales of Venice, Rotterdam, Sao Paulo and Beijing and has been exhibited all over the world.
Willem Jan Neutelings (1959) studied at Delft University of Technology, worked from 1981 to 1986 at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture and in 1987 established an independent practice in Rotterdam. From 1989 to 1991 he was partner of Neutelings Roodbeen Architects. Since 1992 he has been working with Michiel Riedijk in Neutelings Riedijk Architects, also in Rotterdam. He has taught at various architectural institutes including the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam and was visiting professor at Harvard University. In 1991 his work was awarded the Rotterdam Maaskant Award for Young Architects.
Michiel Riedijk (1964) studied at Delft University of Technology and worked from 1989 to 1991 with Juliette Bekkering. Since 1992 he has partnered Willem Jan Neutelings in Neutelings Riedijk Architecs of Rotterdam. He has taught at various architectural institutes including the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam and the TU Delft, and was visiting professor at the R.W.T.H. in Aachen. In September 2007 he accepted a professorship at the Faculty of Architecture at Technical University Delft.