architect as initiator
Lookout Tower The Weusthag
The cabbage-shaped Corten steel lookout tower in The Weusthagpark along the A1 motorway at Hengelo, has now become a valued landmark in its surroundings. The rust-coloured object was built for a joint contest design by IAA Architects' Marko Matic, Royal IHC's Hans de Klerk and ABT's Ronald Wenting and Kars Haarhuis.
Living, working and relaxing in a former milk hall
In 2014, IAA Architects took the initiative to protect the monumental industrial complex of the former Lonneker Cooperative Milk Establishment from imminent demolition.
The role of the architect is changing: besides being contractor, we are increasingly becoming initiators of special projects. As process supervisors of CPO processes, we find ourselves at the forefront of intense but …