An accident evidently exists at the Wierdensestraat 2 in Almelo. A car is crashed in the front facade of the former Ledeboer Bank building. The potential driver is absent even though the hazard lights of the damaged vehicle are on. Yet not only the car is blinking...

Four poles with flags (Europe, Turkey, Germany, Turkish- Islamic Union) are part of the façade of the building at the Bremer Platz 42 in Münster (Germany). It belongs to the Turkish- Islamic Union of the Institute for Religion and hosts different spaces with for example prayer rooms, classrooms and a café. In order to change the situation one of the flagpoles was turned around and pushed into the building where behind a large window the flag of the turned pole was animated with ventilators....

The sculpture “Sint-Begga is protecting a beguine”* and a nearby stain on the street are set in a formal connection to each other. A simplified replica of the stain was resized according to the Sint-Begga sculpture and installed vertically next to it. The strange ‘coincidences’ between the two objects creates a situation that connects the sculpture with its history and meaning in an almost miracle way with the present. It can be considered as a contemporary homage to Sint-Begga’s mystical qualities...

A patched area of the façade the Stasi Museum in Berlin is partly covered with a photo print of the exact same spot. Memorial Repair / Gedenkreparatur is a temporary, site-specific installation at the Stasi Museum the former headquarter of the state security of the GDR in the Ruschestrasse / Normannenstrasse in Berlin Lichtenberg.

The Priority Dome is a permanent installation sited on the roof of Middelzeehuys, a government building in Leeuwarden. The building is home to the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, as well as the Government Service for Land and Water Management. In addition to other tasks, these government departments are primarily responsible for the management of the road network and car traffic of the Netherlands.The sculpture is 11 m in diameter, 6 m high and weighs 8 tons. The surface of the dome consists of 250 (European) standard 'priority road' traffic signs...

At first glance this appears to be an ordinary construction site, but taking a closer look, examining Mary's gaze and the cluster of Jesus figures on the ground, this explanation becomes clearly insufficient. The discovered situation appears perplexing and mysterious, existing somewhere between a miscalculated restoration attempt and a biblical miracle of sorts.

The window of the medieval city gate that is pointed out by the word ‘hier’ suggests that the selected location may have ‘captured the energy’ of an event with historic importance and therefore, be of interest to the public. But at the same time the appearance of the writing does not match with the official municipal conventions that are used to highlight or present a historical site.

The Predator Blocks are located in 'de Bijlmer' a recently urbanized area in the outskirts of Amsterdam. In volume, one of the Predator Blocks is roughly equivalent in size as a living room in one of the connected tower block’s apartments. In this way, the project further comments on the mentality and attitude regarding architecture and how it manifests and is used within communities...

The Single Family House Rhizome was built in a newly developed area of Heinde, a small village close to the city of Hildesheim in Germany. The project was developed in collaboration with local homeowners. From one of the houses in the neighborhood, a 1,80 m tall ’offshoot’ grows, and appears on the opposite side of the road. Although this offshoot has its own distinct form, the architectural style and color, as well as the standardized building materials, clearly connect it to the initial family house across the road.

Directly in front of one of the high-rise buildings in Gropiusstadt, 10,000 lettuce heads were grown on a 1200 m² field. The field mirrored the building, with the exact same shape and expanse as the frontal façade of the fourteen story high building. After a period of 5 weeks the salad heads were fully-grown and ready for consumption. They were distributed to the people living in the neighborhood during a one-week harvest period.

The Green Car was installed at ‘Hoofdtoren’, in the historic city-centre of Hoorn, Netherlands. Built in the 16th century by the Dutch whaling trade group, Noordsche Compagnie (Northern Company), this defense tower is one of the most important architectural monuments in the city. For the project, the street-side of the building acquired a completely new façade, coated with green lacquer paint. The surface and color matched exactly with an Opel Kadett car which was parked right in front of the building

  TITLE: NATURMUSEUM STAINZ - AUSSENSTELLE / NATURE MUSEUM STAINZ - OUTBUILDING  SHORT DESCRIPTION: The former lodge of a weigh bridge in the West Styrian town of Stainz was reconstructed. It became an outbuilding of an imaginary nature museum. The little building was adapted in order to host a life-size model of a giraffe (4.5m tall) in a glass cabinet. The town’s landmark is the Castle Stainz with its well-known hunting museum.  LOCATIONS: On the corner Kärntner Strasse / Badgasse, Stainz Austria  CONTEXT: Permanent work in the scope of 'Freizeichen'. In collaboration with Kunst im öffentlichen Raum Steiermark and Rotor (Graz)  photography: Holger Abel, Marcus Auer, Anton Lederer, Helmut Dick

On the corner of Kärntner Strasse and Badgasse, in the West Styrian town of Stainz, Austria there is a small lodge of a former weighbridge. The small building has been adapted and rebuilt to accommodate a life-size model of a giraffe (4.5 m tall) in a glass cabinet. The modified small house became the officially designated branch office of an imaginary nature museum.

The Cap

One of the two towers of a baroque castle from the 15th century was dressed up with an exact fitted red and white football cap. The name of the German club ‘1 FC Köln‘ was written with 2m high letters on the castle.

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