Head of final projects at the Fontys Academy of Architecture and Urbanism in Tilburg.
Member advisory committee contribution programme architecture and research and design Programme, The Netherlands Architecture Fund, Rotterdam.
Jan Willem graduated with distinction in 1989 at Delft Technical University, Department of Architecture. He worked as an architect for OMA in Rotterdam: one year leading the design team Euralille and two years leading the design team Congrexpo (Grand Palais) in Rotterdam and Lille. Later he worked at: NS-architects in Utrecht (renamed Holland Railconsult, now StudioSK), KAW-architects in Groningen and the Architect association (renamed AA architecten) in The Hague. He taught at Delft Technical University and the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urbanism and currently teaches at the Tilburg Fontys Academy of Architecture and Urbanism and is regularly lecturing in Holland and abroad.