Our Rotterdam office

The Netherlands

Defacto Urbanism is an innovative office for research and design in the domain of urbanism. We are located in the city centre of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, from our Rotterdam office, we travel the country and world to work on our (inter)national projects. Defacto was founded in 2006.

Our Core Team

Our team consists of designers and researchers in the field of urbanism
and landscape architecture. We are supported by our interns, trainees
and other support staff and regularly team up with (multi-disciplinary)
experts from our international network.

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Defacto staff_Anne Loes1

Anne Loes Nillesen (PhD)

Founding director, architect & urban designer

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Defacto staff_Mona1

Mona zum Felde (MSc)

Urban designer

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Defacto staff_Laura1

Laura Lijdsman (MSc)

Urban and landscape designer

Vacature ontwerper stedenbouw of landschap

Vanwege het groeiende aantal projecten zijn we op zoek naar een enthousiaste (assistent)ontwerper.

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Defacto staff_Lisheng1

Lisheng Jiang (MSc)

Landscape designer

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Defacto staff_Gertie1

Gertie van den Bosch (MSc)

Urban and landscape designer

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Defacto staff_Yayun1

Yayun Gao (MSc)

Landscape designer

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Gregor Flüggen (MSc)

Researcher

THIS COULD BE YOU!

We’re always looking for talented designers.

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Defacto staff_Ke1

Ke Zhou (BSc)

Trainee

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Defacto staff_Yizhuo1

Yizhuo Zhang (BSc)

Trainee

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Office cat1

Jaques

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Want to join our team?

We’re always looking for talented designers

We are always looking for talented urban- or landscape designers who have affinity with research by design approaches (and preferably have Dutch language skills).

If you’re interested, we are looking forward to receiving your application. Please send your portfolio and motivation to office@d.efac.to.

You can also apply when you are looking for an internship that is part of an urbanism or landscape architecture curriculum at a university within the European Union.

Let’s connect

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.
We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Defacto Urbanism

Rotterdam studio

Mathenesserlaan 282
3021 HV Rotterdam
The Netherlands

office@d.efac.to

+31 10 841 11 14

Monday – Friday 09:00 – 18:00