With a team of urban planners, architects and landscape architects, marco.broekman works on various projects.
Floris van der Zee
Onno van Rieven
Senior urban planner, architect, owner
Senior urban planner, architect
Senior urban planner
Pinar Balat (1986) is an architect and urban designer. Before acquiring her master's degree from TU Delft she completed her bachelor's in METU, Ankara and her master on collective housing in UPM, Madrid. In the last seven years she worked in various architecture and urban design offices in The Netherlands on projects of housing and neighbourhood-scale urban planning. She aspires to work on research and design projects by which inclusive, equitable and sustainable urban environments are created.
Mariëtte Harms is an urban planner, who graduated in 1996 at the TU Delft. She worked in different architecture and urban planning offices in the Netherlands and in Hungary. When she lived in Budapest and in Lyon (France) she also worked as a photographer. In 2018 she returned to the Netherlands and started working at marco.broekman. In her work creativity and realism go hand in hand, to create an attractive, sustainable and vital living environment.
Bart Claassen (1982) is an urban designer, who graduated from the TU Eindhoven on a research about heat mitigation in cities. He worked in architectural and urban design companies in the Netherlands, Sweden and Belgium. Bart worked on projects on various scales, ranging from small scale architectural interventions to eco-districts, and in different countries. Bart has a special interest in sustainability within urban design.
Jordy Stamps is an urban geographer and urban designer who started in the office in January 2017. He enjoys the space around us and wants to use present-day themes to create practical and appealing designs. In addition, he works for the ‘Bosch Architectuur Initiatief’ (the architecture center in Den Bosch) where he organizes various activities that contribute to the debate and spatial quality of the city.
Senior urban planner
Yun-shih Chen is an architect from Taiwan. She has worked as architecture and urban designer in private offices and the Municipality of Taipei. During 2015-2017, she attended the European Post-Masters in Urbanism in TU Delft where she graduated with Cum laude. She is enthusiastic in various urban questions, especially in landscape infrastructure, design with water and the integration of urban thinking and architecture.
Martha Seitanidou (1992) is an architect from Greece and recently acquired her Master of Architectural Urban Design at TU/e in Eindhoven. She has a special interest in projects that designed on a base of innovation create spaces which are both functional and pleasant. Her motto: work together, design for the people and make the world better.
Jacopo Grilli (1991) is an assistant designer from Italy, graduated in 2015 in Urbanism at The Politecnico di Milano. He is developing an approach to urban design, related with arts, installation and concept.
He worked for several design firms in the Netherlands, like: Play the City, VenhoevenCS and West8. Since September 2016 he is attending the master course at the Accademy of Architecture in Amsterdam.
Milja Hartikainen is an architect from Finland. She graduated cum laude after studying at Aalto University and TU Berlin.
Previously she worked in architecture and urban design offices, in Finland and in the Netherlands, and at the architecture faculty of TU Berlin. Working on projects from building and neighbourhood scale designs she designed both concepts and realisations.
Her aim in work and design is to imagine and facilitate better and more resilient (urban) life with empathy.
Photo credits: Joost Bataille
Former marco.broekman team members:
Guido Martin, Giel Wieggers, Martine Koppers, Will Priestley, Paul van Eeden, Julianna Lánczky, Boris Duijst, Hannah Penwarden, Ginevra Melazzi, Rosita Hemelaar, Max Tuinman, Kim van Balken, Ania Sosin, Jeroen Castricum, Sander Maurits, Hester Koelman, Daan Helmerhorst, Zuzanna Bręk, Tea Hadzizulfic, Manon den Duijn, María Navarro Sánchez, Joske Bruijns, Chloé Charreton, Tessa Schouten, Mariëlle Wetter, Lindy Beuk, Niels Leusink, Justus Bos, Imane Boutanzit, Alexandra Kern
Saskia Kleij (1993) is an assistant urban designer. She graduated in History of Art at the University of Amsterdam with a specialisation in history of architecture and urbanism. In september 2019 she started the master Urbanism at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam. She is especially interested in the interdisciplinary character of urbanism and the wide range of aspects that are important in an urban design, like sustainability, the experience of the user and the history of a place.
Chiara Stucchi (1995) is a graduating architect-engineer from Brescia, Italy. She studied at the Università degli Studi di Brescia and she’s doing a 6-months internship at marco.broekman.
Her aim is to graduate with an internal research project about urban regeneration particularly considering sustainability and waterfronts matters.
Katrin Schneider is a landscape architect who graduated from the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf in Munich, Germany. Currently she studies the European Master in Landscape Architecture (EMiLA) at the Leibniz University Hannover and spends a semester abroad at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam. During that time, she is joining the team as an intern to expand her knowledge about urban design.