Born February 8, 1975 in Alkmaar, Netherlands, Iwan Baan is an award winning architectural photographer. He studied at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and went on to work in publishing and documentary photography in New York and Europe.
He as worked with architects such as Rem Koolhaas, Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid, Diller Scofidio & Renfro, Toyo Ito, SANAA and Morphosis. Alongside his architecture commissions, Iwan has collaborated on several successful book projects such as Insular Insight: Where Art and Architecture Conspire with Nature, Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities and Brasilia & Chandigarh – Living With Modernity. Baan’s work also appears on the pages of architecture, design and lifestyle publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Architectural Record, Domus, Abitare and Architectural Digest.
In 2010 he was the first recipient of the Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award and in 2016 he received the Stephen A. Kliment Oculus Award from the AIA.