Associate directors
Harry Kurzhals

Harry Kurzhals (Scherzingen-CH, 1968) was educated in Switzerland and worked three years at Mecanoo before joining Erick van Egeraat when he started his own practice in 1995. He has contributed to numerous projects, ranging from university buildings to office and housing developments. Being appointed associate director in 2000, he is involved in Dutch, German, Danish and Hungarian projects as well as in the general management of the office. Harry has a keen interest in the innovative use of materials, sustainability, detailing and engineering.

Zita Balajti

Zita Balajti (Karcag-HU, 1972) educated in Hungary, worked with Kissziroda Kft., Globex Tervezo Rt and Vegypszer before joining Erick van Egeraats Budapest office in 2000. Since then, she has contributed to a variety of complex projects throughout all stages from design to execution, including the new ING Head Offices in Budapest, Hungary and the Kempinski Hotel Riverpark in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. With her elaborate sense for concepts and design quality, she successfully strives for excellence in design. Zita is one of the key advisors on design aesthetics and quality at Design Erick van Egeraat, she was appointed associate architect in 2008.

Willem van Genugten

(Helmond-NL, 1975), educated in the Netherlands, graduated from the Technical University in Delft. From the beginning of his career he joined Erick van Egeraats team where he has been predominantly involved in Russian projects. In 2005 Willem moved to Russia where he was instrumental in establishing, expanding and managing the Moscow office.

Since 2009 willem is based in Rotterdam where he is involved in acquisition, design, management and construction of several international projects. He is an all-round professional who communicates the added value of the work of Erick van Egeraat to teams, partners, clients and the Media. Willem was appointed associate director in 2014.

For all positions we offer
  • An international working environment on top level
  • Work on innovative and ambitious projects, both domestic and abroad
  • Space for initiative and development
  • An interesting position in an integrated project team
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Design Erick van Egeraat
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Veerhaven 14
3016 CJ Rotterdam
The Netherlands