Uri Gilad, co-founder, and partner at Office Winhov, focuses on the renovation and extension of buildings of special historical significance, sustainable housing, and multifunctional projects at the intersection between hospitality, culture, and commerce. Developed with a careful understanding of context and an interest in material presence, his work incorporates the environmental, social, and cultural dimensions related to architecture and city planning. Uri is directly involved with the office projects and responsible for the communication with clients.
Uri graduated from the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture where he obtained his Master’s ‘Cum Laude’ under Prof. Herman Hertzberger. And now, Uri teaches at the same institution while also regularly giving lectures worldwide on his work and vision. In 2016 he was nominated as a young architect for the Abe Bonnema Prijs and in the same year received the ARC16 Oeuvre Award for the work of Office Winhov. From 2021, Uri holds the position of architect member of Committee 1 (city center) of Amsterdam’s Spatial Quality Committee and is the editor of the yearbook Architecture in the Netherlands.