Opening of scenography we designed for Collectible as part of Paris Design Week.
Lecture as part of The 100 Day Studio initiated by The Architecture Foundation. Together with Liza Fior (MUF) and Oda Paelmke we explore ideas around Ambiguity. Curated by Drawing Matter & Marius Grootveld
Opening. We designed the general scenography for Collectible design fair.
Lecture as part of The Project Stories initiated by Bergen School of Architecture. Together with Kastler Skjeseth Architects we look behind the scenes of projects and reflect on the nature of architectural practice today.
Spilling, Intervention at P/////AKT, Amsterdam
Babel, Interventions at Boijmans Museum, Interiors Buildings Cities, TUDelft
Stone in Process, Study of a pavement tile, Eindhoven
Alternative Histories, Publication and Exhibition, London & Brussels
De Dwarsstraat, Housing and care typologies, Rotterdam
Depot Building, Study, Rotterdam
Thread Artist Residency, Architectural object and landmark, Albers Foundation, Senegal
ARC18, Young Talent Award, de Architect, Netherlands
Talent Development Grant, Study on architectural archetypes, Creative Industries, Netherlands
Meesterproef, Redevelopment of the WortelKolonie farm, Vlaamsbouwmeester, Belgium
Atelier Tomas Dirrix is an architecture practice based in Rotterdam working with a cultural and material notion of building. We conceive the primary architectural structure both as spatial configuration and as constructive idea. Our work takes into account and enables different kinds of sensitivities, conditions, initiatives - with respect to the circumstance. We seek to establish new principles, relationships and processes as a basis for an imaginative and attentive architecture.
Atelier Tomas Dirrix designs buildings, spaces and installations on various scales and complexities. With a small team as our base we actively explore possibilities for collaboration, methods of realisation and forms of application. We work with governing and cultural institutions, real estate owners, and private parties. Through contributions to publications and exhibitions our projects and ideas are part of an emerging international conversation on architecture.
The practice is founded in 2017 after winning the Meesterproef competition for emerging Belgian and Dutch architects, organised by the Vlaams Bouwmeester. In respectively 2018 and 2019 Atelier Tomas Dirrix won the Unfair Architect Award for the design of the biennial contemporary art exhibition, and received the ARC19 Young Architect Award.
Atelier Tomas Dirrix was selected for the talent development grant by the Creative Industries Funds, along with the generous support on other research-driven projects.
We are always interested in receiving applications from architects and designers. Currently we are looking for a talented and motivated trainee. To apply please send your portfolio, CV and written motivation to firstname.lastname@example.org Due to the number of applications we receive we may only respond to candidates we would like to invite for an interview.
Tomas Dirrix, MSc TUD
Tomas graduated with honours as Masters in Architecture from the TUDelft. Previously he studied in Mendrisio, Switzerland and Ahmedabad, India. He has worked for various offices in the Netherlands including OMA. In 2017 he established his practice Atelier Tomas Dirrix.
Tomas Dirrix teaches various design studios at the Masters in Architecture department of Interiors, Buildings, Cities and at the TU Delft, the TU/e and at the Academy of Bouwkunst in Tilburg. Tomas Dirrix is a fully qualified architect and is registered in the Netherlands under 1.150115.022
Tomas Dirrix, Stefan Hutterer, Ada Finci Terseglav, Julia Strömland, Previously - Kanika Pawar, Dauwke Frederix, Léa Alapini, Sofie Leenen, Juan Bienvenido Zambrana
Van Abbemuseum, Atelier Rijksbouwmeester, Unfair Amsterdam, Horst Arts and Music Brussels, Collectible Brussels, Dudok Group, Dura Vermeer, Gemeente Rotterdam, Failed Architecture,
Envisions - Design Lab, Team Thursday - Graphic Design, Diederendirrix Architects, Breed-id - Structural Engineering, UTIL - Structural Engineering, Jeroen Verrecht - Photography, Chantal Schoenmakers - Concept/Interiors, Felixx - Landscape designers,