Ir. Femke Haccoû comleted her studies as a town and country planner at the Saxion College of Higher Education and as a landscape architect at the University of Wageningen. During her studies in landscape architecture she was the assistant of Dr. Ingrid Duchart and Prof. Yusuck Koh. Through this, she was involved in large-scale design studios as well as the theory of landscape architecture.
She worked for Vondel Vastgoed BV giving support to various projects among which was an urban development scheme for an extension of a Villa park in Les Forges (France), the design of a parking strip and a number of roof gardens in Haarlem. In June 2008 she attended the 45th World Congress of the IFLA (International Federation for Landscape Architects) and as a member of the programming commission she was intimately involved in the organization of the whole congress.
At present she holds an appointment as a landscape architect at the DRO city council of Amsterdam, apart from her activities for Haccoû Consulting & Design.
After winning the first prize of the DROOM.NL contest Tjeerd Haccoû started a new company under the name: www.spaceandmatter.nl