Jo Coenen

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The Vesteda Tower in Eindhoven

Jo Coenen (born 30 September 1949, in Heerlen) is a Dutch architect and urban planner. He studied architecture at the Eindhoven University of Technology (graduating in 1975), and later held professorships at TU Karlsruhe, Eindhoven University of Technology and Delft University of Technology.

Between 2000 and 2004 Coenen was Chief Government Architect of the Netherlands (Rijksbouwmeester). In 1995 he won the BNA Kubus award. He is honorary member of the Association of German Architects (BDA).[1]

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Urban planning[edit]


  • Jo Coenen, The Discovery of Architecture. Mit H. Ibelings. Berlin, 1991. ISBN 3-433-02292-5
  • Jo Coenen, From Urban Design to Architectural Detail. With contributions by Umberto Barbieri, Neave Brown, Otto Maier et al. Hamburg, 2005. ISBN 3-7643-7196-X


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