MVRDV - Partner Jan Knikker to discuss public spaces at Kulturbauten der Zukunft

Partner Jan Knikker to discuss public spaces at Kulturbauten der Zukunft


MVRDV believes in giving public spaces and buildings the attention they deserve, with exciting and welcoming designs that communicate the spaces importance to passers-by. Public spaces and buildings deserve to be accessible to everybody in society in an equal manner. Partner Jan Knikker will speak about public spaces and cultural buildings at Kulturbauten der Zukunft on January 18.

As Partner and director of strategy at MVRDV, Jan Knikker drives the Business Development and Public Relations efforts, spearheading a large and dynamic studio that also includes the office’s visualization capacity. He further leads the office’s branding efforts, and MVRDV’s expansion into new markets, by supporting the office’s ambition to generate solutions to global challenges through a multifaceted approach to architecture and urbanism.

The Best Practice-First Mover (kennen-)lernen discussion is part of a digital lectures series on Kulturbauten der Zukunft. Jan will be discussing libraries, museums, opera, houses and how to learn from innovative concepts for public spaces. He will be joined by Andrea Jürgens from Deutches Architekturmuseum Frankfurt am Main, Max Wagner from Geschäftsführer Gasteig München GmbH, Alan Stanton from Stanton Williams and Juho Grönholm from ALA Architects and Christina Arseni from Greek National Opera. The moderator during this discussion will be Anna Kleeblatt. The main language of this discussion will be English.

  • Date and time: January 18, 2022. 10:00 – 12:00 (CET).
  • Location: Online via Zoom.
  • More information about the event and how to register here.