POST-SQUAT NL at 5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

4/20/12 – 8/19/12

Test Site Rotterdam, Schieblock, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Schiekade 189, 3013 BR)

5th IABR featured selected projects from 2011 POST-SQUAT NL course and workshop – “TRAVEL ROTTERDAM,” “sur_URBAN LAYER,” “POST-SQUAT PAKHUISMEESTEREN,” and “SQUATTABLE ARTWORK & SQUARES.”  In addition to the drawings, collages, and models, the exhibit also featured full size tests of “TRAVEL ROTTERDAM” units, and a diagrammatic installation of  “sur_URBAN LAYER.”

On Think Tank from IABR website –“As part of the Test Site Rotterdam, the Think Tank is currently exhibiting projects developed by local stakeholders, cultural and educational institutions, and design practices that test these new models and tools for ‘making city’. The exhibit includes drawings, models, as well as full-scale interventions throughout the Test Site. The Test Site Think Tank provides the opportunity to explore new models and tools for the city. For this we use the method of a ‘sabbatical detour’. Outside the conventions of planning, we initiate experimental research in design. “

Other participants include  Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Versaille, TU Delft, Inside Royal Academy of Arts The Hague, and The Fresh Foundation.

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