Archive for May, 2013

Quick Sand

May 29, 2013

Baron von M

Building production in the Netherlands has come to a full stop. On many locations former buildings have been flatted: many plots have been made ready for construction but now remain vacant…

For one of these near Lelyaan Station in Amsterdam we made a catalogue of possible new functionalities back in 2010. But still many of these lots remain empty; our cities are specked with open spaces with huge potential for the people living around them. Some are being colonized but others remain inaccessible. Some allegedly are dangerous. Achtung: Quick Sand!

Baron von Münchhausen as a metaphor for a new type of architect?

Now we are once again involved in a project to catalyze these ‘Baulücken’ with spatial interventions. ‘Design as Activator‘ has been organized by Carolien Ligtenberg of Platform Openbare Ruimte (POR) and also features Space & Matter and AAYU. Great Fun, but we still have to figure out the businessmodel… we have 2.500 euro to design and build our proposals…

Verdana: Harvest or Maintenance?

May 28, 2013

Funen_Blok K_Maintenance_Jan Joris_01

Funen_Blok K_Maintenance_Jan Joris_04

Groninger Forum!

May 22, 2013

Groninger Forum_Solid as a Rock
At the quarry today.


May 14, 2013

Barneveld Noord for real!

Model 1:1!
The clock tower contains the toilet!
Prettig Wachten, Barneveld Noord!

Wie Dicht ist Dicht?

May 14, 2013

Wie Dicht ist Dicht?

Coming soon

May 13, 2013

Design as Activator_POR

Design as Activator_ Platform Openbare Ruimte


May 3, 2013

Sanya Block 5_01

Concrete! More and more…


May 3, 2013


Muziekpaleis nearing completion: crossoverzaal taking shape, 10 tentacle monster unfolding inside mega aquarium!