Remi Groenendijk

– Owner at whatremimakes | architectural research & design, with a good focus on social & climate justice

– Co-founder stichting Bouwtuin

– Working with Maathuis under the Open Oproep Bouwen aan Talent by STIFO

2020 – Graduation project pre-selected for Archiprix Netherlands

2017 – 2020: MSc Architecture, TU Delft
2017 – 2018: MSc 1 & 2 Building Technology, TU Delft
2017: MSc Architecture Erasmus, NTNU Trondheim, Norway
2011 – 2016: BSc Architecture, TU Delft
2004 – 2010: Pre-university education, Profile: science & engineering

April 2021 – now: Co-founder Bouwtuin foundation (secretary)
Februari 2020 – now: Owner at whatremimakes | architectural research & design
March – October 2016: Manager, Event center Westbeach, Monster
September 2014 – February 2015: Internship, Architecture studio JVG, Bali, Indonesia
2012 – 2014: Part-time carpenter, Wood Creations, ‘s-Gravenzande

September 2020 – July 2021: Netherlands: Building circular facade panels with local wood, reed, earth
September 2018: Norway: Gjildeskal future urbanity design
July 2018: Netherlands (self organized): Diogenes on wheels; constructing a mini-cabin on a cargo-bike
April 2018: Poland: Wroclaw Technoledge Design Informatics structure (workshop certificate)
October 2017: Sweden: Constructing a sauna
September 2017: Norway: Lødingen future urbanity design
September 2017: Norway: Harpefoss pavilions (octagon)
July 2016: European Architecture Students Assembly, Summer school in Lithuania. Theme: ‘Not yet decided’
July 2015: European Architecture Students Assembly, Summer school in Malta. Theme: ‘Links’

Additional work
Thatcher @ Rietdekkersbedrijf ‘t Ambacht
Surfcoach @ Westbeach, Feralsurftours & The Dutch Surf Experience
Snowboardcoach @ Ski und snowboardschule Hartkeiser, Ellmau
Waiter/bartender @ Jorplace, Ciccionina, Jamm beach, Bij5 & Elzenduin

April 2016: International Surfing Association level 1 surfcoach and beach lifeguard
November 2010: Level 1 instructor snowboarding: ‘Anwarter’
May 2010: Holland Surfing Association level 1 surfcoach and beach lifeguard

Sketching: ++
Carpentry: ++
Photoshop: +++
Indesign: +++
Illustrator: +++
Autocad: ++
Revit: ++
Rhino: +++
Grasshopper: ++
Microsoft Office: +++

Nederlands: moedertaal
English: fluently, started in primary school, watched Johnny Bravo in English as a kid, had English employers
Francais: un peu, j’ai appris au lycée
Deutsch: ein bisschen, auch an der High School gelernt und habe vier Monate in Österreich gerarbeitet
Norsk: det går som det går, jeg har bodd i Trondheim i fem måneder
Bahasa Indonesia: sedikit, saya bekerja di sana selama empat bulan

Reading, carpentry, fishing, surfing, gardening