Mels Crouwel will speak at DOCOMOMO (DOcumentation and COnservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the MOdern MOvement): this year a one-day international seminar focussing on the exterior applications of synthetic building materials, which will take place on Monday October 23rd, 2017, at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at TU Delft, the Netherlands. Entitled ‘Plastics in Modern Movement Buildings. Conservation and (Re-)design of Synthetic Building Components’ the programme will feature a.o. material scientists, art conservators, architectural historians, architectural heritage specialists, designers, consultants and practitioners. An excursion to various relevant sites is scheduled for Tuesday October 24th, 2017.
Monday the 23rd of October at 4PM, Mels Crouwel will present our project Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam extension – an innovative synthetic building skin.
EXCURSION PROGRAM OCTOBER 24
9.00 leave from Delft
Factory-visit Poly Products, Werkendam
Bus Station, Hoofddorp (design: Nio Architects 2003 / supplier: Poly Products)
Orphanage / Burgerweeshuis, Amsterdam (design: Aldo van Eyck 1960 / restoration Wessel de Jonge Architects 2017)
Stedelijk Museum Extension, Amsterdam (design: Benthem Crouwel Architects 2013 / supplier: Holland Composites)
17.30 back in Delft
For full program, click and register here