STUDIO ANNE HOLTROP
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In 2009 Anne Holtrop started his own office in Amsterdam and currently his offices are based in Amsterdam (NL) and Muharraq (BH). In 2015 the first two major buildings, the Museum Fort Vechten (Netherlands) and the National Pavilion of the Kingdom of Bahrain (Milan and afterwards rebuild in Muharraq), were completed. In 2016, Anne Holtrop co-curated and designed the Bahrain Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennial: Places of Production, Aluminium. The studio is currently working amongst other projects on new stores worldwide for Maison Margiela and the conservation and new additions of 11 Unesco listed heritage buildings in Muharraq of which the former king’s house of Shaikh Isa Bin Ali Al Khalifa, the Siyadi Pearl Museum, Murad Boutique Hotel and the Qaysariya Suq. Anne Holtrop was course director of the master Studio for Immediate Spaces at the Sandberg Instituut Amsterdam from 2012 to 2016, and was editor of the architectural journal OASE from 2005 to 2013. He was recently guest professor at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio in Switzerland. from 2016 to 2018. For his practice he has been awarded several grants from the Mondrian Fund. In 2007 he received the Charlotte Köhler Prize for Architecture by the Prince Bernhard Cultural Foundation and in 2016 the prestigious Iakov Chernikhov International Prize 2014.
STUDIO ANNE HOLTROP is an architectural practice based in Al Muharraq, Bahrain.