Geurt Holdijk

Senior Architect & Founder

Geurt Holdijk is the founder of HOUSE OF ARCHITECTS.
He studied Real Estate (HEAO) in Groningen and one year Art and Architecture History (RUG). In Cologne he worked several years as director of a production and trade company. During the first two years of his studies at the Academy of Bouwkunst in Amsterdam he worked at SeARCH. During his studies he started his own office. Geurt Holdijk is also one of the partners of the byBali architectenmaatschap.

Guus Peters

Senior Architect & Partner

Guus studied architecture at the TU Delft and at CEPT in Ahmedabad, India. During his studies he gained experience at Koen van Velsen and MVRDV. After graduating Guus worked for 3 years at SeARCH, then as project architect at NL Architects, leading projects in The Netherlands, Austria, China and India. One of which, The project Kleiburg ‘The Flat’, won the EU Mies Award for Contemporary Architecture in 2017.


Niene Laan


Niene Laan got a bachelor degree in Spatial Design at Utrecht University of the Arts. In september she started her Masters at the “Academie Van Bouwkunst” in Amsterdam. She finished an internship at M3H before joining the team of House of Architects.


Giannis Nikiforou

Stagiair / Intern

Giannis got a bachelor degree in architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff and intents to continue his studies. He has previously worked at NEXT Architects in Amsterdam and Daneshgar Architects in Vienna. He is currently doing an internship at House of Architects.

Hilal Karaagac

Stagiair / Intern

Hilal studies interior design at Deltion in Deventer and is doing an internship at House of Architects to explore the interface between interior design and architecture.