Winy Maas

June 10, 2015


Winy Maas er også professor og direktør ved The Why Factory, et forskningsinstitutt for fremtidens byer, som han grunnla i 2008. Siden 2013 har han vært Visiting Professor ved University of Hong Kong, og har tidligere vært blant andre professor ved ETH Zurich, Berlage Institute, MIT, Ohio State og Yale University. I tillegg designer han scener, objekter og var kurator for Indesem 2007. Han er kurator ved utstillinger, foreleser over hele verden og er involvert i internasjonale juryer.
Nylig sluttet Winy seg til Economic Development Board of Rotterdam.

Winy Maas, is one of the co-founding directors of the globally operating architecture and urban planning firm MVRDV, based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, known for projects such as the Expo 2000 and the vision for greater Paris, Grand Paris Plus Petit.

Winy Maas is also professor at and director of The Why Factory, a research institute for the future city, he founded in 2008 at TU Delft. Since 2013 he is Visiting Professor at the University of Hong Kong, before that he was among others Professor at ETH Zurich, Berlage Institute, MIT, Ohio State and Yale University. In addition he designs stage sets, objects and was curator of Indesem 2007. He curates exhibitions, lectures throughout the world and takes part in international juries.

Recently Winy Maas joined the Economic Development Board of Rotterdam (EDBR). In 2012 he was appointed urban supervisor for the city of Almere and since 2003 he has been supervising the Bjorvika urban development in Oslo. With both MVRDV and The Why Factory he has published a series of research projects.


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