Architect and Urbanist
Wouter Pocornie is an architect and urbanist from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During his studies, he focused primarily on bottom-up strategies in urbanism and on design approaches, influenced by semiotics, in architecture. As a professional, Wouter worked for small and large commercial practices as well as the City of Amsterdam. He currently dedicates most of his work in grassroots organizing and building up a local movement with multidisciplinary creatives in the Southeast part of the city (Bijlmer). As a researcher, entrepreneur, and designer he prefers a contextual approach supported by critical studies as well as integral design strategies with a strong sense of visual languages.