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Wiel Arets

Wiel Arets Architects (WAA) is a cosmopolitan architecture and design firm with studios in The Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland. WAA is comprised of an international team of of architects, designers, thinkers, and administrators, the firm is currently involved in large number of projects globally. Arets himself is known for simple and abstract designs and uncomplicated use of colors. The architecture and design emerge from thorough research and hybrid-programming solutions, which adapt to and anticipate future contextual change. The output of WAA is acclaimed for both its craftsmanship and tactility. Arets worked on the restoration of the Glass Palace in his hometown Heerlen, the IJhal in Amsterdam and Urban Studios in Maasticht. Back in 1996, Arets designed the Lensvelt headquarters.