1055 RX Amsterdam
Groothuijse de Boer is an architectural practice based in Amsterdam. Established in 2017, Tjerk and Benjamin are working on a diverse range of projects while at the same time teaching in the Netherlands and abroad.
Collaborating with people from in- and outside the profession, Groothuijse de Boer tries to develop productive means to engage the demands put on architectural practice today, while building projects that answer to contemporary issues ranging from the environmental to the representational.
Tjerk de Boer
Tjerk studied architecture at Aalto University Helsinki and the TU Delft. His graduation project was nominated for the National Archiprix 2014. He gained professional experience as a project architect at KAAN Architecten in Rotterdam. He teaches architectural design at the Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst.
Benjamin studied architecture at ETH Zurich and the TU Delft. He gained professional experience at the offices of Peter Zumthor and von Ballmoos Krucker in Switzerland. He currently teaches as an assistent to the chair of Prof. Adam Caruso at the ETH Zurich. As a guest teacher he is connected to the TU Delft and the Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst.
Ziqing Becky Xu
Sophie van Dorsten
2016 -. Benjamin is studio / diploma assistant at the Chair of architecture and construction, Prof. Adam Caruso
2019. Benjamin is parity and diversity delegate of the Association of Assistants at the Department of Architecture
Technical University Delft
2020. Project Thesis at the Berlage. Together with: Salomon Frausto and Ludo Groen
2019. MSc1 studio House Brussels at the chair of Interiors, Buildings, Cities. Together with: Susanne Pietsch and Caspar Frenken
2019. Lecture and workshop at the Berlage: Pictorial narrative and model image
2018. Lecture and workshop at the Berlage: Pictorial narrative and model image
2018. Lecture at the chair of Interiors, Buildings, Cities by Benjamin: Image and narrative – speculations on atmosphere in the model images of Atelier Peter Zumthor
2017. Summer School together with Korbinian Kainz & David Schmidt
University of Cambridge
2017. Guest crit by Benjamin at the Cambridge Design Research Studio of Ingrid Schröder and Aram Mooradian
Event / Exhibition / Publication:
Venice Biennale 2020 Competition for the exhibition design of the Swiss pavilion
Our entry to the competition ‘Hof van Holland’
Steel construction ready to receive the timber frame walls
Completion of our refurbishment of the interior of a 1920s villa in Zwolle
Timber frame walls in anticipation of their move to the site
Site visit to Friedrichstadt
Midsummer: Thesis WIP
Final presentations with Sanne van den Breemer, Anne Kockelkorn, Jonas Nørsted & Ute Schneider
1:1 mock-up of the steel construction and prefabricated wood panels for house Vaneker
construction of house Vaneker has started with an on-site toast organised by our clients