Winy Maas

We are moving into a transparent society where businesses are becoming more open to the public, and people care more about what goes on behind closed doors. Nothing hidden generates trust. But it is also an opportunity for the building to become a reminder of the industrial history of the neighborhood, a monument encased in glass.


133 Way Yip Street Business Center

133 Way Yip Street Business Center

Hong Kong, 2016China

Quick Bio

Professor Winy Maas Ir. Ing. FRIBA HAIA (Schijndel, The Netherlands, 1959) is an architect, urban planner, landscape architect and one of the three founding partners of MVRDV. Maas lectures and teaches extensively around the world in both academic and professional settings, and is also a professor at the Technische Universiteit Delft (TU Delft), where he runs The Why Factory, a postgraduate research institute for the future city. He is also the official Urban Planner of the City of Almere in the Netherlands.