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De Jong Gortemaker Algra Architects and Engineers

De Jong Gortemaker Algra Architects and Engineers create innovative building forms for both the community sector (healthcare, education, sport and recreation) and the commercial sector (offices, industrial buildings, exhibition buildings). The firm offers a broad service package for all round design and execution, covering the disciplines of architecture, interior design, building technique, structural engineering and project management.


De Jong Gortemaker Algra has been multidisciplinary firm for 30 years. This means that all aspects of an architectural commission can be handled in-house. The firm's disciplines are as follows:architecture (senior architects, project architects and assistant designers), interior design (interior designers and draughtsmen), building technique (architecture group leaders and architectural draughtsmen), engineering (structural engineers and technical draugthsmen), project management (project managers, assistant project managers; site managers), project support office (calculators, specification writers and building physics specialists).


The company is a member of the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA), Dutch Association of Interior Architects (BNI), Dutch association of consulting engineers (NLingenieurs), UIA-PHG, Task Force Health Care (TFHC), the European Foundation for Business Qualification (EFBQ). It is a founding member of the Dutch Health Architects (DHA).



Main roles in STREAMER

- Leader of Task 1.3 on knowledge-based design for new healthcare buildings/districts, and Task 5.3 on the parametric modelling of design solutions.

- Lead investigator in design studies based on a broad range of architectural and urban design experience.

- Lead investigator in design collaborative process, semantic knowledge management and design ontologies, and BIM-GIS inter-connection in designing, representing the roles of the architect.

- Contributor to the demonstration case and practical validation in the real project in the Netherlands, and benchmarking at EU level.

- Active partner in knowledge dissemination, valorisation and standardisation in EeB design/engineering, especially making use of real design practice.


Key persons involved

 - Mr. Maurits Algra, MSc. Is Board Architect. He has studied Structural Engineering at the Delft University of Technology and Architecture at the Academy of Architecture and Urban Design. He has more than 17 years of experience as a structural engineer and architect. He is the leading architect of the UZ University Hospital Leuven and the Princess Elisabeth Hospital in Ghent. He was also the leading architect of a number of hospital projects, a psychiatric centre, of various  schools, offices and nursing homes in the Netherlands as well as abroad. He is currently one of the leading architects and civil engineers of the Cancer Centre of the Honliv Hospital in Changyuan, China. Maurits is active as coach for young professionals in entrepreneurship. Besides being a member of the Council of Members BNA he is also a registered architect by the SBA and the Order of Architects in Belgium.

- Mr. Martjan den Hoed, MSc. (Operations Director/Architect and BIM expert) studied at the University of Rotterdam and at Delft University of Technology and he represents one of the first Building Information Modelling (BIM) experts in the Dutch architectural industry. He also plays an advisory role to various clients concerning the implementation of BIM. From 1999 until now he has been working at several renowned architectural offices on several complex projects at all scales. As operations director he is responsible for Quality (ISO 9001) and Environmental (ISO 14001) management systems of the office and responsible for the strategical internal and external business-ICT ambitions. He is member of the board of the RevitGG, the Dutch usergroup responsible for the DRS, Dutch Revit Standards which have international influence. Martjan is a registered architect by the SBA.



Martjan den Hoed


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