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 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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Website_team photos_Siene1

Siene Swinkels (MSc)

Urban designer

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Defacto staff_Yayun1

Yayun Gao (MSc)

Landscape designer

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Gregor Flüggen (MSc)

Researcher

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Website_team photos_Danielle1

Daniëlle Lens (MSc)

Urban designer

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Website_team photos_Carlinda 01

Carlinda Boom (BFA)

Office Coordinator

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Website_team photos_Jens1

Jens Berkien (MSc)

Urban designer

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Defacto staff_Celcei01

Celsie Huls (BSc)

Trainee

THIS COULD BE YOU!

We’re always looking for talented designers.

Get in Touch
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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

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