De Rolrups – A project for Arnhem Presikhaaf to motivate kids to play outside. During the opening of the Project Tussenruimte.The Rolrups was moved by children along a route of art-play-installations in Presikhaaf
conversation with each other; it does this both through its form and function.
The word “babbel”, Dutch for an informal chat, is split into its two syllables “Bab” and “Bel”. These two parts frame the entrance of the local Municipal Center like brackets.
But the sculpture also has an interactive function relating to communication: If you whisper into the focal point of one of the paraboloids you can be audibly heard in the focal point of the opposite paraboloid, which is located 30 meters away.
Video of the Interactive Sculpture BAB|BEL in Arnhem Presikhaf in use. Children talk to each other by speaking into the focus points of the paraboloids. Their conversions are transferred from one part of the sculpture to the other, even if whispered.
House F – Design for a home for three generations in the Austrian Alps. The house reacts on the strongly inclined land, a fantastic view towards southeast but also a large, sober agricultural building on the neighbour site blocking the view to the south west.
blumenveld 1.0 – a socially interactive art installation with Willem van Engen / blumenveld.com
windmills – a research i did at NL Architects for Atelier Rijksbouwmeester about wind turbines and the relation to the dutch landscape. the series is trying to initiate a paradigm shift in the reception of wind turbines by changing the industrial product accused of littering the horizon(horizont vervuiling) to an integral part of dutch landscape and identity.(the studies had also some serious parts…)
groninger forum – a competition on which I worked at NL Architects. it was the winning project against Zaha Hadid, UN Studio, FOA, and more.