Klaas Hofman

Klaas Hofman

Senior Associate | Architect

Klaas Hofman (1974, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) started working for MVRDV in 2008 as an architect and was appointed as a senior associate in 2017. He is a strong conceptual designer leading a wide variety of architectural and urban projects. As a project leader, Klaas is responsible for the Almere 2.0 vision, Almere Oosterwold and Almere Floriade World Expo, the winning competition designs for Ku.Be House of Movement in Copenhagen and the Ragnarock museum in Roskilde (both completed in 2016), and the Zaandam Cultural Cluster. “The great quality of MVRDV is the ongoing sense of curiosity that drives the ambition to create something new and innovative. It allows me to work on a great variety of projects that are always surprising, challenging, inspiring and motivating.” 

Klaas is currently working on the transformation of Magasin 113 in Gothenburg and the refurbishment of the former BUFA film studios in Berlin.

  • Architeller award, Light+Building 2024 - Social Responsibility - winner High Profile, Delta Light

  • German Design Award 2018 - Excellent Communications Design Architecture category - Ragnarock, Roskilde, DK

  • ArchDaily Building of the Year 2023 - Interior Architecture - winner Atelier Gardens, Berlin

  • Nomination European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2017 - Ragnarock Museum, Roskilde, DK

  • Arc22 - longlist High Profile, Delta Light, Innovation category

  • ArchDaily Building of the Year 2024 - Offices - Finalist Haus 1, Berlin

  • Architizer A+ Awards - Architecture + Renovation - jury winner Haus 1, Berlin, Germany

  • Dezeen Awards - winner High Profile, Delta Light, category Lighting Design

  • Music City Awards - winner Rockmagneten, Roskilde, DK

  • Architizer A+ Awards - Architecture + Colour - Finalist Haus 1, Berlin, Germany

  • Pineapple Awards - shortlist Atelier Gardens, Berlin

  • MIPIM Awards 2023 - Best Urban Regeneration Project - winner Atelier Gardens, Berlin

  • DAM Preis 2025 - nominee HAUS 1, Berlin, Germany

  • 2020 German Design Awards - Roskilde Festival Folk High School, Excellent Architecture category

  • Klaas Hofman