ADC Talks: Design, Technology and Architecture featuring ZOKU

On Thursday, May 28th at 7pm in the Amsterdam Apple Store, join the international team responsible for ZOKU, the newest chic long-stay concept about to launch in Amsterdam.

Learn how the best of design, technology and architecture can change how and where we work, rest and play. Zokuwill discuss community connection, creature comforts, ergonomic efficiencies, and sustainability in the emerging hybrids.


Hans Meyer
Hans Meyer is co-founder and managing director of Zoku, a home-office hybrid with the services of a hotel and the social buzz of a thriving neighborhood. Hans is also the initial creator and a former founding partner of the award-winning citizenM hotel concept. Hans is also a mentor for the Rockstart start-up programme and a member of the advisory board of The Hub Amsterdam.

Rob Wagemans
Rob Wagemans is the founder and creative director of the award-winning multi-disciplinary creative office, concrete. concrete develops concepts in architecture, interior design, urban development and brand development. concrete is in charge of the concepts and design for projects such as citizenM hotels worldwide, the W Hotel in London and Verbier, and Supperclub worldwide. Currently also working for KLM, Andaz, DFS and Selfridges. concrete likes to let the work do the talking.

Alex Bennett Grant
Alex Bennett Grant is the co-founder and managing director of WE ARE Pi. Alex founded WE ARE Pi as an Ideas Company at the centre of an Ideas Community, with the belief that you are only as smart as the people you hang out with. A belief that has attracted brands like Coca-Cola and Wrangler and partnerships with some of the world’s most innovative organizations. From co-developing billion dollar IP strategies that shifted founding client LEGO from No: 3 to No: 1 toy brand, growing TED Conferences’ cultural footprint globally, innovating in digital with Deloitte, or helping Under Armour find their voice in Europe, Alex has led global communication effectiveness for the world’s most forward thinking brands with one simple mantra: Ideas Worth Doing.

Jennette Snape, ADC’s ambassador for The Netherlands will moderate the event.


  • 2015-05-28 00:00:00
  • Apple Store, Amsterdam
  • Hirschgebouw, Leidseplein 25
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands