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People Place Purpose describes the specific architecture of Mecanoo illustrating the way they seek for identity in a global world.

Mecanoo | People Place Purpose

Boek, People Place Purpose, Mecanoo architecten, Francine Houben, Publisher: Artifice books, 399 pages, Paper: type Arctic Volume, Binding Thread sewn case bound, Full colour, ISBN 9781908967619, 2015

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I'm specialized in things I haven't done before
- Francine Houben -
A total of seventeen projects, all built in mutually different conditions show the world according to Mecanoo. The reader is given insight into what drives Francine Houben and her team “in making architecture on strange ground

Mecanoo | People Place Purpose

Francine Houben, founder and creative director of Dutch architecture practice Mecanoo released a new monograph entitled: People Place Purpose. People Place Purpose describes the specific architecture of Mecanoo illustrating the way they seek for identity in a global world. From the texture of a local stone, to colours of a fruit tree, or rituals of inhabitants.
A total of seventeen projects, all built in mutually different conditions  show the world according to Mecanoo. The reader is given insight into what drives Francine Houben and her team “in making architecture on strange ground.”

Het boek is gebonden met een linnen band, maar dan niet op de ‘traditionele’ manier in de rug maar horizontaal over het omslag

Francine Houben en Jelle F. Post tijdens een werkoverleg bij Mecanoo in Delft, foto James Taylor Foster, 2015

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