Willem is a student in the professional Master of Architecture program at UCLA. He is particularly interested in urban design as the intersection of landscape, architecture, history and sustainability in the built environment. Willem is completing the IoES Leaders in Sustainability Graduate Certificate, and currently researches biophilic office design for the Corporate Partners Program.
Willem previously double-majored in English and the History of Art & Architecture at UCSB with a minor in Spatial Studies. Since then, he has worked in architecture firms in the Los Angeles area and published multiple articles on urbanism. After UCLA, Willem looks forward to helping redesign a more sustainable and equitable Southern California.