Wico Valk is a practicing architect since 1989. Until 2009 he was a co-owner of a Rotterdam-based architects firm of 40 people.
He was fascinated by type in his early childhood. In his adolescent years however, he dreamed of being a pilot. Too young to be tested properly, he studied Aerospace Engineering for a year, where he found out that designing and drawing was his true passion. In Architecture he decided, he could completely fulfill that passion and left flying to the birds.