Ard-Jan Lootens (1985, The Netherlands) is a project architect at Powerhouse Company. He is one of the longest-serving employees, having joined the Rotterdam team in 2008. Ard-Jan graduated from TU Delft in 2013, obtaining his master’s degree in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences.
Since 2013 he has been working as a project architect and manager on a wide range of complex and technically challenging assignments, fulfilling additional roles including BIM manager, BREEAM-NL expert and on-site supervisor.
During the design process, Ard-Jan Lootens finds inventive and creative solutions to bring the ideas of the design team to life. Within this, Ard-Jan Lootens believes that finding the right balance between the ecological footprint, the functioning of the building and the environmental awareness of the client in relation to costs and profit is the most challenging aspect.