Diederik Dam, a third-generation architect, passionately leads Amsterdam based Dam & Partners
Architecten. Dam joined the firm that was founded in 1962 by his father prof. Cees Dam, after
completing his studies at the Delft University of Technology in 1993.
Highlights in his oeuvre include the award-winning European Patent Office in collaboration with
Ateliers Jean Nouvel, sustainable office development Eneco Headquarters and currently Holland’s
tallest building De Maastoren. Residential high-rise De Zalmhaven is scheduled to be completed in
2022 and will set a new record in The Netherlands with a height of 215 meters.
Dam has lectured at numerous universities and institutes, including Delft University of Technology.
He was member of the board of the Dutch Urban Land Institute and member of the board of the
Architectura and Amicitae society.
Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019)