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Dutch Design Week: Bricks of the Future

Saturday 22 October 2016 - Sunday 30 October 2016 -

Bricks of the Future presents the results of three ‘design through making’ studios at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture. Bricks of the future is part of Crafting the Facade, a European Erasmus program.

Students designed and made new bricks produced with less energy or materials,recycled materials. They stacked or assembled the bricks in an innovative way. Each studio is a cooperation with a Dutch brick factory: Den Daas in Azewijn, Zilverschoon in Randwijk and StoneCycling-St.Joris in Beesel. Bricks of the future encourages the thinking and making of new sustainable building materials.

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Curator: Machiel Spaan, Baukje Trenning, Jurjen van der Horst en Jochem Heijmans. Exhibition design: Machiel Spaan, Baukje Trenning, Jurjen van der Horst en Jochem Heijmans. Sponsors: Academie van Bouwkunst Amsterdam, Erasmus+ Crafting the Facade, Daas Baksteen, Steenfabriek Zilverschoon, StoneCycling en Steenfabriek StJoris.

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