Joost Moolhuijzen

Partner | Director, Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Architect DPLG based at Paris Office. Joost Moolhuijzen was born in Amstelveen, Netherlands, in 1960. He studied architecture at the Delft University of Technology and after graduating, he worked in London with Michael Squire from 1987 to 1990.

He joined RPBW’s Paris office in 1990, working on a number of important projects including the Cité Internationale development in Lyon. He subsequently worked as lead architect on the Potsdamer Platz project in Berlin.

Since becoming a Partner in 1997, Joost has overseen a wide range of projects including the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago and the masterplan for Columbia University’s Manhattanville development. He was the partner in charge, from inception to completion, of the Shard in London, completed in 2012.

He is now responsible for the Fubon Headquarters tower & Museum in Taipei, three projects in Monaco : the Mareterra, Larvotto waterfront and a museum, as well as two projects in London, the Shard Place and the Paddington Square. Joost is also overseeing the Cern Science Gateway in Geneva and a project in Chamonix, France.

Joost was appointed member of the board in 2011.

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