Ard de Vries
Ard de Vries Architecten , Founder
Following his studies in architecture at the Delft University of Technology, Ard de Vries worked for the Atelier of the Rijksbouwmeester (Chief Government Architect) in the Netherlands and with Jo Coenen in Amsterdam. He founded his office, Ard de Vries Architecten in 2014.
The house in Valkenberg on the eastern edge of the Netherlands was shortlisted for the AR House awards in 2017 and won the Abe Bonnema Architectuurprijs in 2016. In collaboration with Donna van Milligen Bielke and garden designer Piet Oudolf, De Kunstwerf, or the ‘art yard’, is currently under construction in Groningen in the Netherlands. De Vries teaches at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam and Rotterdam.