Willem Jan Snel Selected Projects

Willem Jan Snel
Landscape Architect
With Mecanoo since: 2013
Professional qualifications: Bachelor Science in Landscape Architecture, Wageningen University
and Research Centre; Registered with the Bureau of Landscape Architecture (NL)
Responsibilities: Landscape Architect
“My aim is to create meaningful and vital outdoor places that are
sustainable and serve to enhance the lives of those who occupy
Willem Jan graduated from the Garden & Landscape University
Larenstein, Velp in 1999. Williem has extensive experience
leading diverse complex landscape and urban planning projects
from rural landscapes to dense urban situations. Besides his
professional expertise in area development, aesthetic control
and project realisation he is an exceptional coordinator for
complex planning processes with multiple principals and many
parties involved, creating added value for all.
Willem Jan has worked on a variety of urban planning and
landscape projects from master plans to realisation - always
integrating landscape and built environment. He specialises
in master planning and public space design in complex urban
situations - reconciling technical and complicated procedural
situations into a clear and strong design.
Prior to joining Mecanoo, Willem Jan worked as design
architect/project leader at leading Dutch landscape architecture
office DS Landscape Architects.
Selected Projects
Manchester Engineering Campus
Manchester, UK
Lo Recabarren Master Plan
Santiago, Chile
Zaans Medical Centre
Zaandam, NL
The Hague, NL
Size: 70,000 m2
Year: 2014 - 2018
Size: 390,000 m2
Design: 2014
Size: 40,000 m2
Year: 2012 - 2016
Size: 18,000 m2
Year: 2011 - 2015
Almere City Centre**
Almere, NL
The Hague World Forum**
The Hague, NL
Park Brederode**
Bloemendaal, Netherlands
Space for the River**
Voorst, NL
Size: 60 ha
Design:1999 - 2005
Scope: public space project
Year: 2006 - 2013
Scope: landscape design
Design: 2003 - 2013
Scope: integrated analysis
Design: 2010 - 2011
** DS Landscape Architects
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