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    Wiel Arets

    Wiel Arets

    The Rowe Family College of Architecture Dean Endowed Chair

    Office: S.R. Crown Hall, Upper Level
    3360 S. State Street
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Office Hours: By appointment
    Phone: 312.567.3263
    Fax: 312.567.5820
    Email: wiel.arets@iit.edu
    Web: wielaretsarchitects.com



    • Bachelor of Architecture, Eindhoven University of Technology

    Curriculum Vitae

    Courses Taught

    Research & Major Accomplishments

    Current Projects

    • Allianz Headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland (In progress)
    • Schwabischer Verlag, Ravensburg, Germany (In progress)
    • Anna van Buerenplein Tower, The Hague, Netherlands (In progress)
    • Four Towers Osdorp, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2010)
    • Utrecht University Library, Netherlands (2005)
    • AZL Pension Fund Headquarters, Heerlen, Netherlands (1990-95)
    • Academy of Art and Architecture, Maastrict, Netherlands (1989-93)


    • 2010 Amsterdam Architecture Prize for Four Towers Osdorp project
    • 2009 Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award for Alessi product design
    • 2005 BNA Kubus Award
    • 2005 Rietveld Prize for Utrecht University Library
    • 1994 Mies van der Rohe Award, "Emerging Architect"
    • 1989 Rotterdam Maaskant Award



    Selected Publications

    Strange Bodies.
    Birkhäuser Basel. (1996)

    An Alabaster Skin. Princeton Architectural Press. (1992)

    Wiel Arets Architect. Uitgeverij 010. (1989).

    F.P.J. Peutz Architekt 1916-1966
    . Co-author with Wim H.J. Bergh and William P.A.R.S. Graatsma. Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven, Afdeling der Bouwkunde. (1981)

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