photography: Noah Valentyn

photography: Noah Valentyn

Alain-Celest de Buck

Alain-Celest de Buck studied at the Technical University of Delft (2004). He worked for international firms like CrepainBinstArchitecture (Antwerp), Soeters van Eldonk Architecten and UNStudio (Amsterdam).  In 2008, after being awarded in several competitions and having their first commissions, he started Architectenaanhetij with his good friend and colleague Hans Schepman. Later he continued as: acdb.architect.


Water Tower (Redevelopment), Leiden, 2009,
2nd price and recommendation

Piece Pentagon (Redevelopment), New York, 2010, honourable mention

Transferium Zoeterwoude,
selection exhibition and publication

Hollandse Brug (Almere, A6),
selection exhibition and publication

'High Rise and Private Development', The Haque, 2014, invitation to participation

'Sustainable Centre', Afsluitdijk, Netherlands
Special Issue/honourable mention and publication


Independant/Freelance Architect
Creative Consultant

Co-Owner Art Gallery & Studio DepartFrom
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Art Gallery & Studio Depart From

Art Gallery & Studio Depart From