A Small Introduction on Post Occupancy Evaluation Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Wouter Tooren. Learn more about Wouter and his work here. Every year hundreds of buildings, both small and large, are being built and renovated in The Netherlands. Wouldn’t it be great if we could predict beforehand whether a building will work for … Continue reading Does your architecture work?
Architecture & Psychology Editor’s note: This is an interview with kopvol. Learn more about them and their work here. During the Indesem '09 seminar, I met Gemma and Tanja from kopvol - architecture & psychology. I was immediately interested in their office when I learned that they run an architecture office together - an architect and a … Continue reading Interview with kopvol
Be more like Alfred, the butler from Batman. Post written by Simon Droog. Follow him on Twitter. Frank Gehry I just read a short quote on Arch Daily tumblr from the Frank Gehry: Playboy interview that got me thinking. In the interview Frank Gehry answered on being labeled a starchitect, and the celebrity image that comes … Continue reading No more starchitects
Human beings enjoy rhythm Post written by Paul de Vries and Simon Droog. In our series Architectural means we’re trying to find answers to the questions: Which architectural means do we have to create specific atmospheres that can elicit specific emotions? In this post we’ll talk about the aspect Rhythm as one of the architectural … Continue reading Rhythm
3 Interesting articles on the Experience of Architecture Post written by Simon Droog. Follow him on Twitter. I'm always reading articles about architecture and the experience of architecture online. I thought I'd share 3 that you might find interesting. 1. Multiplicity and Memory: Talking About Architecture with Peter Zumthor I've always been a big fan … Continue reading Designed environment and experience