Work


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Informal Justice Court

2018 - 2022

How will inmates of Lagos largest prison create justice?

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Pension Almonde

2018 - 2021

Pension Almonde is a temporary home for city nomads and community initiatives.

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Human Power Plant

2017 - 2021

Human power is the most sustainable power source on Earth.

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Mental Border Control

2017 - 2019

Investigates the new frontier of emerging borders.

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Survival Island

2016

Workshop – Former Waterdefence fortresses become the survival islands of the future.

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Department of Search

2014 - 2017

Introduction of a new department in the Utrecht Science Park, the Department of Search. Where the methods artist and science pull together to investigate complex issues.

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Turtle 1

2012 - 2015

Building a car in Africa.

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VAD

2012

Garbage Analytics Service

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Radio Homo Ludens

2012 2013

A radio shack for the Homo Ludens in the most hated, but also successful shopping centre Hoog Catharijne.

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New Towns

2011 - 2014

An exploratory mission to three New Towns, three countries, with three different founding ideas.

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Highway Stories

2009 - 2011

A travel guide, cultural criticism and picaresque novel in one, examining the significance of the highway with regards to the Netherlands.

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P11

2010

Design proposal for the Highway rest space of the future.

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Walking Score

2010

Re-learned how to see, not with your eyes but with your ears. Blind people from Rotterdam guided Smets blindfolded through the city.

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Highway Studio

2010

Testing the highway as a new public domain.

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Vulture Island

2009

A modern ruin as an ode to the industrial age.

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Highway Museum

2008 - 2011

Regional museum of the highway culture.

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Public Lease Garden

2008

Sketch – Proposal to put public space for lease.

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Olympic Trade Mission

2008

A journey upstream the plasic river to the Made in China source.

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Tentstation

2007

Monument – An installation of wood and fluorescent lighting in the Wadden Sea.

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Check Your Place

2006-2008

Give the youth a voice to improve the public space of the New Town Leidsche Rijn.

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Car Boys

2006

The first Orthodox highway chapel in the Netherlands for car dealers from the East.

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Rijndeer

2006

Monument – Gatekeeper of the Hoge Veluwe National Park.

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Binck!

2005

A charm campagne for the last free zone of The Hague.

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Easy Garden

2003

A campaign for the ‘Best front yard of the city’.

A12 - Duiven

Leisure Resort Parallelweg

2003

An all inclusive weekend to a business park viewing the A12 highway.

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Genuine Souvenirs

2003

A souvenir shop sells washed up waste from the Atlantic in handmade packaging to cruise ship tourists.

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Beyond the Farm

2002

A short documentary investigates how farm life became an affordable lifestyle product taking over the landscape in the East part of the Netherlands.

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P-Travel

2001 - 2005

Trips to the Parallel World. Destinations where other tour operators don’t talk about.

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Showroom G.A.N.G.

2000 - 2005

Resuscitation of a hole in the city.