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Cornago Bonal, I. (author), van den Heuvel, D. (author)
This chapter discusses the notion of ‘Open Building’ through its conceptualisations and implementations in the Netherlands since the 1960s until today. It focuses on the place of dwellers’ agency in the development of residential open buildings to investigate the potential of users’ empowerment. <br/><br/>The ‘Open Building’ approach synthesises...
book chapter 2022
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Leijten, Pelle (author)
Flexible housing is offered as a way to extend the lifespan of architecture. This research paper explores the different ways to design flexible housing through the publications of Habraken, Brand, and Leupens as well as the findings by organizations like OBOM and Openbuilding.co. Three modern housing projects in Amsterdam, Superlofts houthavens,...
master thesis 2021
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van den Heuvel, Job (author)
WeGrowCo, reintroduced the open-building ideology of John Habraken and Frans van der Werf within the organic design proces of a new neighborhood at Strandeiland, Ijburg. WeGrowCo proves that open-building has a large potential to grow, make and build adaptable and self-sufficient neighborhoods together with inhabitants. Before buildings are...
master thesis 2020
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Duijn, E. (author)
This project is about adapting existing office buildings into building-plots for dwellings. All plots can accommodate an independent house, in order to allow for infinite changes. Meaning that they could be demolished without affecting other houses. This project is a revival of ‘Supports’, a concept introduced by John Habraken in 1961. Steward...
master thesis 2015
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