|JoustraReid Architects is an international team of architects and urbanists. The office was set up in 1998 after several successful competition entries. Currently, the office is eight strong and has two principals, Nynke Joustra and Steve Reid. The office is situated at Keizersgracht 117 in Amsterdam.
To enable the development of well founded projects the office works with related disciplines and specialists. These vary according to project, and include engineers, designers, landscape architects, urbanists and artists.
Through extensive analysis of the location history and transformations are translated into a model. This model is used in combination with an analysis of the programme to form the basis for each project. In this way it is possible to explore the possibly unexpected potential of the situation, and to create a project which is firmly rooted in its cultural and physical context.