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What happened to my buildings ... ? : met Marlies Rohmer leren van 30 jaar architectuur = learning from 30 years of architecture with Marlies Rohmer / Hilde de Haan, Jolanda Keesom ; vertaling N-E Leo Reijnen.

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School of Architecture NA 1148.6 R64 2016 30007008966359 Stacks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9789462083356 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9462083355 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 312 pages : col. ill., plans ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Rotterdam : nai010 uitgevers, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Informative exploration of what really counts in architecture. Rare, fragile and instructive: an insight into the reality of building and design in the Netherlands. What do you do as an architect when it is as if your profession has been abolished and you would like to know whether what you have built is actually any good? Marlies Rohmer bought a van, pasted big letters saying 'What Happened To?' on it and revisited 25 buildings of which she once had great expectations. She talked with commissioners, residents and users. This resulted in a sometimes moving, often hilarious and always informative exploration of what really counts in architecture. Hilde de Haan and Jolanda Keesom put these lessons into the broader context of building, residing in and working on cities. The concrete examples from Rohmer's study caused them to ask questions that concern everyone: What does it matter how the architect responds to the environment, which façade materials they choose, how much attention they give the outdoor space or how they arrange the interior? And what part do rules and regulations play?
Language Note:
Text in Dutch and English.
Subject: Rohmer, Marlies,
Architecture, Dutch > 21st century.
Architecture, Domestic > Netherlands > 21st century.
Architects and community > Netherlands.

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