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Don Murphy, M.Arch.

Don Murphy (1965 Cork, Ireland) has founded VMX Archtects in 1995. After his studies at the South Bank University in London he followed the post graduate course of the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam.

Don Murhpy is an international operating architect with a strong focus on high quality and innovative design. In VMX Architects he operates as the creative director and is responsible for the office designs and presentations.

Besides an architectural practitioner is Don Murphy active in the Academic world. He regularly lectures on architectural topics in many countries. As professor at Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea, Unit professor at the Berlage Institute Rotterdam, visiting professor and external examiner at several institutes he is involved in the educational world.

Don Murphy has taken place in many juries and his own work has won numerous prizes. Since 2008 he is supervisor for the Municipality of Amsterdam for the Sloterdijk area.

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Leon Teunissen, Ir.

Leon Teunissen (1965 Heerlen, The Netherlands) is partner of VMX Architects since 1995. After graduating in both Architecture an Building Management at the TU Delft Leon Teunissen gained practical experience in a large architectural firm. Since then he has developed into a leading project and office manager with a strong focuss on communication and cost control.  In VMX he is responsible for the organisation of the office and the projects in his role as business director.

Besides his practical work Leon Teunissen is active as a guest professor at a number of institutes and he regularly lectures on the managerial aspect of Architecture. He has published several books and articles on these subjects. Leon Teunissen volunteers his professional skills to community service organisations. Since 2010 he is member of the advisory board of Real Estate and Housing at the TU Delft.