Recently named the best new skyscraper in the world according to 2021 Emporis Skyscraper Awards, Valley in Amsterdam interestingly distinguishes itself through the impact the skyscrapers make on the surroundings and peoples lifestyle with the combination of offices, shops, catering, cultural facilities, and apartments all in one building. Join Gideon Maasland on October 6th and he speaks to the Coventry Architecture Society on the design of skyscrapers and their impact.
Director and Architect Gideon Maasland joined MVRDV in 2016. Maasland leads MVRDV’s Studio 8, which is responsible for large-scale, complex buildings. He leads all projects in his studio under development and construction, including Valley, Tripolis Park, and the transformation of Jaarbeurs in Utrecht, as well as various projects in Eindhoven, Poland, and the UK. Renowned for his detailed and dedicated approach, Maasland’s work is hands-on. To ensure the highest quality, he is often on the construction site directly overseeing building processes.