A new dawn, A new day.....

Bekkering Adams architecten becomes:
Studio Adams & Juliette Bekkering architecten.

After 15 years of enjoying working together on many great projects, we will continue as two independent offices.

As Bekkering Adams architects we engaged on a variety of special projects such as School Campus Peer (Belgium); Head office Esprit Benelux in Amstelveen and Schuurman Group, Alkmaar; Urban ensemble ‘Bloemershof’ in Dieren; Firestation in Doetinchem; Installation ‘Form-ContraForm’ for the Biennale in Venice (Italy) and many more.

From January 2020 Monica Adams will operate under the name Studio Adams and Juliette Bekkering will combine her work at Eindhoven University of Technology (Tu/e) with her new office Juliette Bekkering architecten.

Studio Adams Juliette Bekkering architecten



Monica Adams is co-founder and co-director of Bekkering Adams Architects. She has graduated in 1989 with honours at the architectural department of Delft, Technical University in the Netherlands. She gained international experience working in London. From 1991 she worked with Mecanoo architecten, joining Erick van Egeraat in 1995 when he set up his own office (EEA) Erick van Egeraat associated architects in Rotterdam.

She worked on several large-scale buildings, such as the FEM in Utrecht, the INHOLLAND Hogeschool in Rotterdam, the Alphen aan den Rijn City Hall and the Royal Dutch Embassy in Warsaw. Since 2005 Monica Adams has been collaborating with Juliette Bekkering, starting the office of Bekkering Adams Architects together.

Monica Adams has taught and lectured at various  (inter)national architectural institutes.She is frequently requested to lecture, being a member of various Quality and Advisory teams, such as the building committee of Amsterdam and the cross-over committee of the Dutch Architects Register. She also enjoys to participating in jurying, master classes and workshops.



Juliette Bekkering is co-founder and co-director of Bekkering Adams Architects. Since January 2013 she is full professor at the Eindhoven Technical University (TU/E), leading the Chair of Architectural Design and Engineering at the faculty of the Built Environment..

She graduated in 1989 with honours at the architectural department of Delft Technical University in the Netherlands. In 1993 she finalized a post-graduate education in Urban design at Barcelona Polytechnic University. From 1989 untill 1997 she worked at several renowned architectural offices, including OMA and collaborated in 1995 with Neutelings Riedijk architecten, working as an associate project architect on, amongst other projects, the Maastricht and Breda Fire station. In 1997 she established her own office, ir. Juliette Bekkering Architecten in Rotterdam. In 2005 she started a collaboration with Monica Adams, founding the office Bekkering Adams Architects. 

Juliette Bekkering is chair Professor at the Technical University Eindhoven.

She is member of the supervisory board of The New Institute (Netherlands Institute for Architecture, Design and Digital Culture).

She teaches and lectures at various national and international architectural institutes and universities such as the Aachen Technical University in  Germany, Delft Technical University and has worked as guest professor at the Technical University of Architecture in Prague. She acts as advisor in different Quality and Advisory teams and is frequently asked to participate in jurys, debates, master classes and workshops. Her projects and articles have been widely published in national and international reviews.




We are an internationally operating, dynamic and versatile architectural office, looking and working with an open mind towards our future society. Founded by Juliette Bekkering and Monica Adams, we share a fascination for enhancing the urban environment. With an enthusiastic team of architects and designers we work on innovative and sustainable projects with a strong identity, defined by expressive architecture with a tactile expression of material and detail.


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3029 BP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
T: 00 31 10 4258166

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