At first he was skeptical, but columnist and architect Eugène Franken is becoming more and more convinced of the way Eindhoven is changing into a quirky center city with international allure.
Stefano 'architect-of-the-vertical-forest' Boeri embarks on an innovative path with a Milanese project, where the partly timber-framed botanical tower and greenhouse-on-the-bridge stand out.
Occasionally, in order to be innovative, you only have to look into the past, architect Eugène Franken contends in his column this week. Take bio-composites, for example.
A new type of textile facade cleans city air of nitrogen oxides, one of the biggest pollutants in the air. This could improve air quality in cities.
They de-stress and cool things down. Roof parks bring together what long seemed incompatible in cities, as architect Eugène Franken writes in his first column for Innovation Origins.
"Construction is an incredibly archaic industry," says our new columnist architect Eugène Franken. Starting this month, he will be writing in his columns about the architecture of the future.
An Italian-American investigation has revealed the secret of domes built without the use of formwork or scaffolding. This science can be very useful for modern […]
“We form the public space, but the public space also forms us.” With these words on Sunday afternoon, Chief Government Architect of the Netherlands Floris […]
The reservation of land by the municipality of Eindhoven and the project developer for the spectacular Dutch Mountains architecture project attracted the most visitors to Innovation […]
One hundred years ago, the Bauhaus architectural movement began in Germany. Until the Nazis came to power (and afterwards), the entrepreneurial and innovative architectural style […]
People from many different countries live, study and work in Eindhoven. Every week, E52 has a talk with an international about what brought them here and […]
If there is one city in the Netherlands where modern architecture is cherished and shown, then it must be Rotterdam. So it’s quite an honor […]