Johan Van Lierop
Johan van Lierop works on a variety of projects, ranging from master plans to complex mixed-use programs to product design. He was the project architect for Crystals, a large retail and public space complex on the main Las Vegas strip, which opened in 2009. He was the project architect for the Centre De Congrès in Mons, Belgium, which opened in early 2015, and is a key member of the team for the Zhang Zhidong Museum in Wuhan, China, set to open in 2017.
Prior to joining Studio Libeskind, Johan worked at Saanen-Knoups Architecten (NL), Steven Holl Architects (New York), where he worked on the acclaimed Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art expansion in Kansas City and Marina & Town Quay Development in Beirut, and TEN Arquitectos (New York) where he was a key member of the design team for the Guggenheim Museum competition in Guadalajara, Mexico, which was awarded the First Prize.
He received his Master of Science degree in Architecture from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands in 2003 and received a B.A. degree in Interior and Product design at the Academy of Visual Arts, Maastricht in 1996.
Johan van Lierop is also a visiting critic at Parsons The New School of Design’s “School of Constructed Environments” Program in New York. Johan speaks Dutch, German, and English.