Mecanoo is happy to announce the promotion of Floris Overheul as new partner. Together with Francine Houben, Founding Partner/Creative Director, Dick van Gameren, Nuno Fontarra, Rick Splinter and Arne Lijbers, the company now consists of six partners. This appointment reflects Mecanoo’s ambitions and contributes to the company’s continued global success.
Floris joined Mecanoo in 2019. As Financial Director and Board member of Mecanoo, he leads the Finance, Business Development, People & Organization, ICT and Quality Management departments of Mecanoo. Floris is responsible for the day-to-day management and together with the partners for setting Mecanoo's overall strategy and direction. Floris holds a Master in Business Administration and has broad international experience.
Floris Overheul: “I'm proud to be part of Mecanoo, a company that has designed world-famous buildings that enhance the lives of the people who use them every day. It is a privilege to work together with so many talented and creative colleagues.”
Mecanoo, officially founded in Delft in 1984, is made up of a highly multidisciplinary staff of 140 creative professionals from 27 countries. Mecanoo has extensive experience designing and realising exceptional buildings which serve client ambitions while creating vibrant end-user spaces. Each project responds to Mecanoo’s philosophy of People, Place, Purpose, Poetry: to the client’s requirements and the user’s needs (People); the physical context, climate and culture (Place); and the current and predicted potential of a building’s function (Purpose), creating designs that touches all the senses (Poetry).