130518_Thought for the Day
Architecture is not so much an act of imposing form on matter as of bringing together diverse materials and combining or redirecting their flow in the anticipation of what might emerge. (After Tim Ingold)
130301_Thought for the Day
Looking through openings in one centimetre thick felt that frame a collection of furniture designed by Like Pastoe. The felt is left to hang and swag. Pastoe’s leather lounge chair ll04 came to mind. The installation is designed by Anne Holtrop and curated by Anne van de Zwaag.
130118_Thought for the Day
Testing a footing against the flow of water in a tank at the Department of Physical Geography at the University of Utrecht. The tank was being used as part of the project ‘Riverland: Self-organisation of River Channel Pattern, Banks and Floodplains”, led by PhD candidate Wout van Dijk.
130114_Thought for the Day
Abstraction of surface is given not only by light but also in the drying time given in the making of the in-situ cast concrete walls. Zumthor’s Kolumba Museum in Koln.
130111_Thought for the Day
To make this felt, wool was brought by artist Cora Jongsma from the island of Gotland in Sweden and was mixed with peat dug from the highest hill on the island of Blasket off the west coast of Ireland and mud scooped out from a former peat bog in the Netherlands.
121118_Thought for the Day
A model of flooding of the Flevoland polder followed by testing a footing to resist flow of flood waters and to sculpt in time the process of sedimentation.
MUD SAMPLE_03 FLEVOLAND