Liesbeth van der Pol
Architect / Owner

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Liesbeth van der Pol (Amsterdam, 1959) graduated cum laude from Delft University of Technology in 1988. She spent a year studying at Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona in Spain in 1982. Before and after her studies, she worked at various Dutch and foreign architecture firms. In 1989 she established herself as an independent architect with Herman Zeinstra. In 1995 she set up the firm Atelier Zeinstra van der Pol with her partner Herman Zeinstra. The firm grew rapidly and soon gained a reputation for its wide variety of projects, including residential housing and buildings for the cultural and industrial sectors. In 2007, she co-founded Dok architects, which she is runs together with Patrick Cannon. She was Chief Government Architect from 2008 to 2011 and Supervisor of Schiphol Airport from 2014 to 2017. Currently Liesbeth van der Pol is coordinating the renovation of the Binnenhof-complex in The Hague, the home to the Dutch Senate, Council of State, and Ministry of General Affairs.

In addition to her work as architect, Van der Pol is a guest lecturer at various universities and academies, and she has sat on numerous juries. She was head of Man and Public Space at the Eindhoven Design Academy and is a regular guest speaker at lectures, debates, conferences and workshops. In 1992 Van der Pol received the Charlotte Köhler Prize for architecture from the Prince Bernhard Cultural Fund, and in 1993 she was awarded the Maaskant Prize for young architects in Rotterdam. She has received a host of other awards as well over the years, ranging from awards for the use of materials to public awards.

Little India, Almere - DOK architecten Little India, Almere
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OPDC Saenstroom, Zaanstad - DOK architecten OPDC Saenstroom, Zaanstad
Media library, Delft - DOK architecten Media library, Delft
Childcentre Rivierenwijk, Deventer - DOK architecten Childcentre Rivierenwijk, Deventer
Opticians Jos Peeters, Blerick  - DOK architecten Opticians Jos Peeters, Blerick
Borneokade, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Borneokade, Amsterdam
Shopping centre Lewenborg, Groningen - DOK architecten Shopping centre Lewenborg, Groningen
Claudia Sträter, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Claudia Sträter, Amsterdam
Eekmaat, Enschede - DOK architecten Eekmaat, Enschede
Pharos, Den Haag - DOK architecten Pharos, Den Haag
WKK, Utrecht - DOK architecten WKK, Utrecht
The Sirens, Bergen op Zoom - DOK architecten The Sirens, Bergen op Zoom
Claudia Sträter, Kortrijk, BE - DOK architecten Claudia Sträter, Kortrijk, BE
Zaantoren, Zaanstad - DOK architecten Zaantoren, Zaanstad
Claudia Sträter, Antwerpen, BE - DOK architecten Claudia Sträter, Antwerpen, BE
Police station, Dronten - DOK architecten Police station, Dronten
Meerhuizenplein, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Meerhuizenplein, Amsterdam
Block 30 IJburg, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Block 30 IJburg, Amsterdam
Lex van Deldenbridge, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Lex van Deldenbridge, Amsterdam
Focusschool, Haarlem - DOK architecten Focusschool, Haarlem
Driekolommenplein, Aalsmeer - DOK architecten Driekolommenplein, Aalsmeer
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De Brug Training Centre, Assendelft - DOK architecten De Brug Training Centre, Assendelft
Cinema, Zwolle - DOK architecten Cinema, Zwolle
Op Buuren, Maarssen - DOK architecten Op Buuren, Maarssen
Quayside building, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Quayside building, Amsterdam
Van Tijenbuurt, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Van Tijenbuurt, Amsterdam
Depot Maritime Museum, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Depot Maritime Museum, Amsterdam
Boathouse Royal Barge, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Boathouse Royal Barge, Amsterdam
Country House, NL - DOK architecten Country House, NL
Claudia Sträter, Stuttgart, DE - DOK architecten Claudia Sträter, Stuttgart, DE
Pieter Vlamingstraat, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Pieter Vlamingstraat, Amsterdam
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White Villas, Den Bosch - DOK architecten White Villas, Den Bosch
Villa, NL - DOK architecten Villa, NL
The Binnenhof, The Hague - DOK architecten The Binnenhof, The Hague
Waalfront, Nijmegen - DOK architecten Waalfront, Nijmegen
Wyckerpoort, Maastricht - DOK architecten Wyckerpoort, Maastricht
Oldenerbroek, Zwolle - DOK architecten Oldenerbroek, Zwolle
Richard Holkade, Haarlem - DOK architecten Richard Holkade, Haarlem
Stadskwartier, Nieuwegein - DOK architecten Stadskwartier, Nieuwegein
Claudia Sträter, Arnhem - DOK architecten Claudia Sträter, Arnhem
VDS Lawyers, Amsterdam - DOK architecten VDS Lawyers, Amsterdam
Red Dare Devils, Almere - DOK architecten Red Dare Devils, Almere
Twiske-West, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Twiske-West, Amsterdam
Railway bridges, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Railway bridges, Amsterdam
Coornhert Lyceum, Haarlem - DOK architecten Coornhert Lyceum, Haarlem
Stellinghof, Vijfhuizen - DOK architecten Stellinghof, Vijfhuizen
De Wending, Delfzijl - DOK architecten De Wending, Delfzijl
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Community School The Frog, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Community School The Frog, Amsterdam
The Amazones, Den Bosch - DOK architecten The Amazones, Den Bosch
Aquartis, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Aquartis, Amsterdam
Tower block city centre, Amstelveen - DOK architecten Tower block city centre, Amstelveen
Flevocentrale, Lelystad - DOK architecten Flevocentrale, Lelystad
Maritime Museum, Amsterdam - DOK architecten Maritime Museum, Amsterdam