IAI Design Award 2019 - The jury
Kees Spanjers((Netherlands)

Co-Chairman of Asia Pacific Designers Federation Council(2015-Present)IAI Design Award Academic Committee Member

The chairman of  European Community of Interior  Architect (ECIA) (2004-2008), council member of International Federarion of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) (2004-2009). Successively he has served as Chairman of Dutch National Interior Design Association (BNI) and chairman and honorary advisor of design organizaitons in UK and Spain. As an  internationally renowned design master, he has won numerous international big prizes and is one of the most prestigious and influential leaders in the international design community today.

Kees Spanjers is an  interior architect living and working in Amsterdam and New York. He is the head of the architectural firm of ZaanenSpanjers in Amsterdam, engaged in cultural architecture and public interior design. The main works include theatres, concert halls, libraries and public buildings, in addtion there are private interior design, customized furniture ect. He has obtained  numerous awards including the American Architecture Record Interior Design Award and the European Parking Award.

For many years, Kees has been committed to serving multiple platforms,including holding a post of  the chaiman of European Community of Interior Architects (ECIA)  from 2004 to 2008, the borad member  of International Federarion of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) from 2004 to 2009, the chairman of Dutch Architects  Arbitration Committee, Holland Historical Interior Design Association-SHNI and the Dutch interior design platform.

Kees is the former president of BNI, honorary member of Dutch Domestic Interior Architect Organization, honorary member of  British Interior Designers Association and spanish De losora  Colegios Oficiales De DecoradoresDiseñadoresDe Interior. He is the founder and curator of the World Interior Design Conference and he has published many articles in numerous publications and served as a jury for numerous international design competitions.

Partial Representitive Work

Studio West  Amersterdam

Theater En Congressen


Beursstand Koninklijke Ahrend

Max Euweplein

Theater Van Vlaardingen Stad Sgehoorzaal

'Nedphokoepel' Gerardus Majellakerk Amsterdam