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Metropolis

Bestemming AMS

Kunsthal Rotterdam (NL) / Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam (NL)

The Amsterdam entry for the third International Architecture Biennial at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam. Following this, the presentation was also on show in the Zuiderkerk in Amsterdam. Commissioned by the Physical Planning Department and Development Corporation of the city of Amsterdam and others.

Location
Rotterdam (NL) / Amsterdam (NL)
Client
DRO / OGA, Gemeente Amsterdam
Year
2007
Surface
100 m2
Status
Temporary
Concept/Design

Based on a powerpoint presentation by Zef Hemel (deputy director of the Physical Planning Department) in which he presented a future vision of the city and region as a metropolis. Kossmann.dejong was invited to create a spatial translation of this presentation. A large number of artists, designers, filmers, poets etc. were asked to create a spatial visualisation of Zef Hemel’s plan. Under the direction of Kossmann.dejong, these creations were combined into one large exhibition. The presentations were placed on a ramp that rose up around a gigantic model of the region.