Bart van der Velde

Senior architect

Working with GVA since



University of Technology Eindhoven, Architecture and Town planning, Cum Laude


Social housing, private housing, homecare complexes, schools, renovation. Also responsible for projects in Zeeland and Belgium.


Worked at Dirrix van Wylick Architecten, Eindhoven (now Diederen Dirrix), 1994-1996 Worked at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), Londen, 1998-1999 Winner of the Europan 5, Turku Finland, 1999 Judge Europan 8 for locations in Finland, Letland and Sweden, 2005 Winner of the Jyväskylä, Finland, international architectonical/town planning competition, 2007 Lecture about repurposing and renovation at the Strelka-institute Moskou, 2012 Teacher/mentor at the Artez academie van Bouwkunst, Arnhem, 2008-2015 Member of the Design Review Committee, Breda, 2017-present Teacher Fontys Academy for Architecture & Urbanism, 2016-present