The project ‘Ems, Full Hybrid’ by my former students Remco van der Togt and Jonas Papenborg (co-supervised by Harro de Jong) won the prestigious Archiprix first price 2014. For the project description see here and for the jury report see below: Each year the Dutch institutions offering Master’s programmes in architecture, urban design and landscape […]Read More First price Archiprix competition won by a landscape machine!
Designers should design landscapes that challenge human beings and human collectives to allow them to redefine nature within and beyond themselves. We are well aware that the two words ‘landscape’ and ‘machine’ are dissonant in many ways; something technocratic versus something pristine? The dissonance is on the other hand exactly right, if you consider an […]Read More Why a landscape machine?
szovetseg’39 saves critical shorelines with caltrope system.Read More mangrove landscape machine
There are several possible research angles that are relevant for the conceptual development of landscape machines: Landscape production e.g. concerning diversification of yield, introducing (new forms of) biodiversity, ecosystem analyses and thermodynamical system mapping. Landscape aesthetics e.g. embodied experience, (new) ritual engagement, everyday landscape interactions, shades of sublime and design style. Landscape anthropology e.g. […]Read More Relevant research angles
link to: BLDGBLOG: Lightning Farm. There are times at which a project strikes me with both an incredible awe and a diminishing type of jealousy for the work being performed. This is such a project. A Landscape Machine of the type of dream that you can have, but do not remember the following day, leaving […]Read More Lightning Farm
Archiprix 2013 / Slow Machine.Read More waste landfill: Archiprix 2013 / Slow Machine
Archiprix 2013 / Embraced Water.Read More urban ecology: Archiprix 2013 / Embraced Water
Archiprix 2013 / Capturing What’s There.Read More open infrastructure: Archiprix 2013 / Capturing What’s There
Archiprix 2013 / Acid Ecologies.Read More acid ecologies: Archiprix 2013 / Acid Ecologies
Archiprix 2013 / SED.Read More water factory: Archiprix 2013 / SED