Martine van Vliet, co-founder of the studio, is an urban planner and landscape architect. Graduated from the IAHL in Boskoop / Velp in1995, studied urbanism on the Academy of Architecture from 1995 until 2001 and passed her state exam for both urban planning and landscape architecture. The studio she founded in 2009 with Freek Loos with whom she formed the team of managing directors of Bureau B + B from 2001 to 2009. She works internationally on both urban planning, landscape and public space and on multiple scales. The identity and context of the place is often a starting point for the design. She works on bright and durable designs with innovative solutions in which detailing is essential. Plantations form an important part of the design.