15 okt

Routing in Energy Museum

Different museums worldwide have been analyzed in order to obtain a comprehensive overview of routing options applied in museums. It can be concluded that these can be roughly divided in three different routing layouts: a central circulation space, a focus point or a continuous route. More about this can be read in my thesis report: HERE. The generator hall...
20 jul

Model making

After making a virtual 3D model, I’ve started with making a wooden model of the Yangshupu Power Plan. The measurements are based on the little available drawings and my own observations. Meanwhile I’ve started analyzing the different buildings and I have determined which buildings are worth keeping, based on their (industrial) historic value:  ...
04 jul

Visiting the Yangshupu Power Plant

In June 2016 I have visited the Yangshupu Power Plant. I was guided by Mr. Zhou, the deputy director of the Yangshupu Power Plant, who is in charge of the transformation of the power plant. During the visit I was able to take many pictures and some photospheres. These photospheres are taken at different...
20 jun

Trip to Shanghai!

Next week I will be in Shanghai, to visit the Yangshupu Power Plant and see more of the city itself. I’m very much looking forward to it! Below a map of all the places I would like to visit   If you know other interesting (preferably architecture related) locations, please let me know!!  
11 jun

Łódź

With our graduation studio, we went on a studytrip to Łódź. “An important industrial centre, the city, dubbed the Polish Manchester, has been famous for its textile industry; however, after years of prosperity during the socialist era, the city experienced decline after the fall of communism throughout Central and Eastern Europe. In recent years, Łódź was...
11 jun

De glazen boerderij en CHV Noordkade

In kader van het afstudeerthema ‘transformatie’  heb ik een aantal projecten in de buurt bezocht. Het eerste bezoek was aan de glazen boederij door MDRDV in Schijndel. Dit is een 1.6x vergroot schaalmodel van een Brabantse boerderij en symboliseert volgens de architecten de transformatie van het dorp naar de stad. Het tweede gebouw dat ik bezocht heb...
15 mei

Waterlinie museum

Het waterliniemuseum ligt bij Fort Vechten, dat vroeger onderdeel was van de Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie. In het waterliniemuseum kan er geleerd worden over de Nederlandse forten, de waterlinies en de natuur. Zelf ben ik opgegroeid in het Rivierengebied. Voor mij was dit en de uitgevoerde transformatie van het gebied een reden om dit museum...
12 mei

Begin Colloquium

Today was our begin colloquium. Before starting with the individual part of the graduation, a research proposal had to be made. I presented how I wanted to transform the Yangshupu Powerplant in Shanghai and which research I’m planning to do. You can read more about this in the project brief below. Furthermore we prepared...
07 mei

Transforming an image

Transformation is a change of the shape, state or appearance of an object. In architecture transformation is usually considered being a visual change; in the sense that the appearance or shape of the building has changed. But by changing the function, the state of the building and its surroundings also changes. For example, an...