Dutch cities are built in a manner designed to enable the most functional use possible. As a result of its overfull planning, however, there is v… Read More
Dutch cities are built in a manner designed to enable the most functional use possible. As a result of its overfull planning, however, there is very little scope for architectural and spatial spontaneity. Spontaneous architecture, crafted by its residents and the sands of time, is something one rarely encounters nowadays. There are nevertheless places within the city where (over) designed urban planning has not run rampant. These remaining spaces are the residues of urban planning.
The installation symbolizes how these remaining places arise between the tight city planning. Using the word ‘Stad’ (Dutch word for City) as layers, the typography can be changed by the influence of its residents. Changing every layer of the installation causes to create new and unplanned patterns in the city.
The installation is meant to be interacting with an audience. The visual essay explains the project and could be presented on the wall as well be folded to a paper. Read Less