Urban Design & Visualisation
Delft University of Technology
Prof. ir. Kees Kaan
Kees Kaan is an architect based in Rotterdam where he’s directing KAAN Architecten together with partners Vincent Panhuysen and Dikkie Scipio. They are leading an international team of architects, landscape architects, urban planners, engineers and graphic designers. Beforehand he was the co-founder and leader of Claus en Kaan Architecten from 1987-2013.
Kaan graduated in architecture at Delft University of Technology in 1987. Examples of his work are the Netherlands Forensic Institute in The Hague, the Netherlands Embassy in Maputo, Mozambique, the Heimolen Crematorium in Sint-Niklaas and the Supreme Court of the Netherlands in The Hague.
As full professor he is currently holding the Chair of Complex Projects of the department of Architecture at the Delft University of Technology. His research focuses on large-scale projects that characterize rapid global urbanization.
Kaan is an international lecturer and sits on various juries and boards, both in the Netherlands and abroad. Numerous books and exhibitions have been dedicated to his body of work.