Archive for April, 2010

Early iPad

April 30, 2010

A drawing board the size of a small notebook. Dutch avant-garde architect Robert van ’t Hoff (1887-1979) didn’t go anywhere without it. On display in the Kröller-Müller Museum.

http://www.kmm.nl/exposition?lang=en

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Site supervision Kameleon

April 28, 2010

The eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull offered a wonderful opportunity for spectacular site supervision…

Flush

April 28, 2010

Our project in de Bijlmer reached a crucial level. The first 3 layers of Kameleon are now in place. A spacious courtyard will be constructed on top of the 5 meter high retail floor and two layers of parking. The elevated garden-to-be will feature a creek and is now exactly flush with the sensational subway track. Both elevated levels will be visually connected through a large opening in the front facade; the view to and from Kraaiennest Station will be framed through this ‘Fenetre Urban’.

http://www.nlarchitects.nl/slideshows/uc/kameleon/


Way to go Aldo!

April 20, 2010

In the reconstructed pavilion of Van Eyck at Sonsbeek, one pedestal is left unoccupied…

Heavy

April 20, 2010

NOWHERE 5 year anniversery!

April 19, 2010

On April 15 there was a big party to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Nowhere. Nowhere is an exhilarating laboratory and stage for creative young people in a former school building in Amsterdam.

The design idea was to create a direct relationship between company logo and the way the building looks: this explains the overwhelming red womb, a scaled up business card.

Rumor has it that Nowhere wants to change the color scheme of the interior. But changing the ‘architecture’ in this case implies also redesigning the graphic style…

http://www.nowhere.nl/nowhere/

Sk8 A8ernA

April 15, 2010

Thank you Matthieu for this ‘teaser’ of Sk8: a short movie partly shot under the A8 in Koog.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1uow1A1z9c&feature=player_embedded

We found some more clips: check out these utubes:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EiwQ_1QjHg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNWlhmhet2c&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFR3HbkEYe8&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC4_GAhE9DU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0iEpYXG0KM

Park or Picnic?

April 15, 2010

Kirsten came up with yet another great idea: let’s install some picnic tables in the courtyard. Creating this outdoor meeting room of course meant sacrificing a parking space: a real hard dilemma where we come from…

Funen Bing Maps

April 14, 2010

Talking IED Roma

April 12, 2010