Jurjen van der Meer
Founder | Partner
Jurjen van der Meer (1953) is founder of De Zwarte Hond. After studying architecture, he worked for a number of years in Berlin, after which he founded Karelse Van der Meer architects together with Thon Karelse. In 1992 the Groningen office expanded with an office in Rotterdam, followed by Cologne, Germany in 2011. Since 2004, the agency is named De Zwarte Hond.
Jurjen has been working from Groningen for more than 30 years on a wide variety of architectural projects. With his extensive knowledge and down-to-earth attitude, he inspires and coaches the younger designers.email Jurjen