Through 49 contributions from more than 20 countries scattered across 5 continents, a mix of celebrated authors and students share inspiring reflections and concerns on buildings, exhibitions, movies and more.
with CAFA, The Berlage, University of Nairobi
Back to the Office
520 page publication looking at the life of 50 (once) revolutionary office buildings looking at the sustain of sustainability.
with Ruth Baumeister, published with NaI010
Ministerie van Maak
founding of a new special Ministry of Making to address the different spatial crises the Netherlands faces.
with ZUS and IABR
VOLUME #58: LEGACY
VOLUME #58: The Legacy reflects on the life of a 91 year old magazine in order to rejuvenate for the next 91 years to come...
with VOLUME: Arjen Oosterman, Lilet Breddels
SDG 2: ZERO HUNGER
An intensive 3 month research program at the Design Academy in looking at SDG 2: Zero Hunger for the UN World Food System Summit in the Fall of 2021
with Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands Food Partnership and NethWork
OMA / Rem Koolhaas in China
Curation and exhibition design of OMA / Rem Koolhaas in China, which will show the development of 12 key architectural OMA and AMO projects in China at the CAFA Art Museum in Beijing in 2023.
with Central Academy of Fine Arts, Rem Koolhaas, Dongmei Yao
Chinese Villages: Xihu Futures
Experimental design studio with Zhu Pei, Rem Koolhaas and Dongmei Yao exploring the future of four villages in Jianxgi province
with Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing, Rem Koolhaas, and Dongmei Yao
Chinese Villages: The new Era
Research collaboration and studio at Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing which lead to a contribution to AMO / Rem Koolhaas Countryside Future exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2020.
with Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing, and Rem Koolhaas/AMO
From citizens, to governments and tech-giants, we all love to hope that new technologies will solve every issue of our cities. But how often have these promises actually turned into reality, and evolved from a wishful thinking press-release?
with VOLUME, Media Architecture Biennal, and others.
The F*cking Bubble Diagram
Text for VOLUME #57 about a COVID Zoom session gone wild and the future of architecture education.
Sustained / unsustained
Instalation about 40 once revolutionary office buildings and what they are up to now at the 2019 Oslo Architecture Triennale.
with Prof. Ruth Baumeister and Prof. Ashley Schafer
The EU costs you the same as netflix
Animation to promote voting at the 2019 European Parliament Elections focusing on the most important achievements by the EU in the last 5 years.
with the Guardian and supported by Betweenbridges
speculation on the future of the European Union, when AI and tech meet populism...
for DOMUS 1033 (Winy Maas / Jan Knikker)
Elements of Architecture
2.524 page volume on the history and future of architecture's basic components published by Taschen.
AMO with Harvard GSD, Irma Boom, James Westcott, Stephan Truby and others
10 day workshop with 172 master students founding a temporary research consultancy practiced focused on the history and future of the workplace…
as VELUX guest professor at Aarhus School of Architecture with Prof. Ruth Baumeister
Article as a Dutch correspondent on right-wing architecture and the overall political apathy for spatial affairs in the Netherlands...
for Arch+ #235 (Stephan Trueby)
contribution to the catalogue of the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale about autonomous farming in the Dutch polders...
commissioned by Het Nieuwe Instituut, Hatje Cantz Verlag
Eurolab. Act for Democracy
Four-day workshop organized with Rem Koolhaas and Wolfgang Tillmans with 50 creatives and experts to create proposals to improve the communication the European Union.
at the Forum on European Culture organized by De Balie and Dutchculture.
Land of plenty
short text on the rise of the lounge as our ultimate workspace…
published in Domus 1022
Interview Marathon on Europe
12 hours interview marathon with more than 36 guests from politics, sports, culture, economy and mysticism, interviewed by Rem Koolhaas, Luuk van Middelaar and Yoeri Albrecht on the future of the European Union at the first Forum on European Culture.
with AMO, De Balie
WKCD / Times Museum
Room instalation dedicated to OMA's WKCD and Times Museum project.
for OMA/AMO at the UABB in Shenzhen
1:1 replica of the office space of EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
with AMO at New Narratives exhibition, BOZAR in Brussels
Elements of Architecture
Exhibition in the Central Pavilion during the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale on the history and future of architecture's most essential components.
as Associate-in-Charge with AMO
Contribution to the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennial on the unstopable growth of the preservation movement...
Put down the hoe, pick up the mouse
the Chinese countryside is rapidly changing landscape in which ecommerce increasingly provides alternatives to urban life.
text for e-flux architecture
A matter of zooming
interview for MONU Magazine #27 on the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014.
by Bernd Upmeyer
Best of Both Worlds
Movie review of the 2015 documentary "Andermatt" by Leonidas Bieri on the radical transformation of a sleepy Swiss village into a new Gstaad...
Designing the Rural: A Global Countryside in Flux Volume 86, Issue4 Special Issue: Designing the Rural: A Global Countryside in Flux, July/August 2016
"Through corruption, intrigue, lies and conduct that...
text for the 100 year anniversary of De Stijl with a call to embrace Theo van Doesburg’s anger.
published in Archiprint, volume 6 ,issue 1
The most powerfull office in the world
A brief history of Brussels' absolute heart of political power: The Justus Lipsius Building (text in Dutch).
for A+ 260
Gutersloh Ice Core Drilling
text on what happened to the most revolutionary modern office space of the 20th century…
published in Perspecta 48, Yale Publishers