NEWS

 

BUILDING PERMIT GRANTED FOR THE FIRST COMMERCIALLY PRINTED 3D CONCRETE BUILDING IN EUROPE

On October 3rd 2018 the Municipality of Voorst granted the building permit for the first commercially 3D concrete printed building in Europe. The 100m2 building will house a meeting concept based on sensory experiences which uses scent, sound and 360 degree projection. The Form Foundation. designed the complete building from the initial design in 2016 until the approved version. The construction will be ready before the end of 2018.

 


WORKSHOP PARAMETRIC DESIGN

On October 31st 2018 Gijs Joosen (RoyalHaskoningDHV) and Pim van Wylick (The Form Foundation.) will give a workshop on Parametric Design and building with data. The Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA) is hosting the workshop as part of their academic programme.
Enlisting for the workshop can be done on the website of BNA Academy.

 

 


OPENING OF THE STING, HAARLEM

On March 29th 2018 The Sting opened its 4000m2 retail store in the Brinkmann.

The Brinkmann is a high profile inner city transformation project by Syntrus Achmea real Estate & Finance. The Form Foundation. designed the lay-out of all stores (roughly 11’000m2 retail space) within the amalgamisation of monumental and contemporary buildings. The project is located in between one of the oldest squares in Haarlem, the Oude Markt and the famous Barteljorisstraat shopping street.

Image copyright The Sting.

 


ROYAL INSTITUTE OF DUTCH ARCHITECTS 
On November 2nd 2017 Pim van Wylick gave a lecture at the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects’ annual event. His lecture focused on using computational thinking within the built environment and specifically on PLANALOGIC.

Image taken by Just Justa fotografie

 


BINCKHORST PAVILION 
The Form foundation. handed in their submission for the Binckhorst site in The Hague. The sustainable design comprises of a circular temporary building built out of concrete by means of additive manufacturing. This means the building can be erected in less than two weeks and would occupy the site for five years. After this period the building can be relocated or the concrete can be demolished and reused in a new printed design.

 


DUTCH CONSTRUCTION HACKATON PANEL DISCUSSION
On the 27th of May the Dutch Constructive Hackaton took place in Dome-X plaats als onderdeel van StartupFest Europe. During this hackaton a panel debate was held about the future of start-ups in the construction industry. from left to right the five participants in this debate: Maxime Verhagen (Bouwend Nederland), Neelie Kroes (StartupDelta), Wobine Buijs-Glaudemans (burgemeester Oss), Bart Romeijn (CEO Verolme) en Pim van Wylick (The Form Foundation.).

Hackaton panel neelie kroes verhagen pim van wylick 960px