Anne Holtrop, 2008
Anne Holtrop wins Charlotte Köhler prize of architecure
Architect Anne Holtrop, who currently works on the ‘Floating Gardens' resort for Studio Noach received the 2008 Charlotte Köhler Prize for Architecture on behalf of the Prince Bernhard Cultural Foundation of the Netherlands on July the 4th 2008.
Anne Holtrop (Tiel, 1977) of Amsterdam graduated cum laude at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture in 2005. During his studies he worked for different agencies, such as Claus and Kaan and CASE (a research foundation of Reinier de Graaf, John Bosch en Beth Margulis). Since March 2005 Anne Holtrop works as an independent architect. He is a guest lecturer at the Academies of Architecture in both Amsterdam and Rotterdam as well as at the Technical University of Delft. He also works as an editor for OASE, an independent bilingual magazine for architecture.
From the jury report: ‘Anne Holtrop is engaged in a highly personal search for his position in modern architecture whereby he definitely aims for the border zone in between architecture and modern art. A captivating search without conclusions yet, but with lots of promise. http://www.anneholtrop.nl/