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AVL’s installation architecture

Operating from their warehouse headquarters in the harbour of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Joep van Lieshout and his team of co-workers brood on new ideas for more mind-blowing objects. Between art, design and architecture, Atelier van Lieshout sends installations into the world. Travelling around the globe, they conjure a smile on the face of people, [...]


From instrument of war to a place where people can dream again

When armed forces retreat an occupied territory, they leave numerous war settlements behind. Polluting the view and the morale of the survivors, most of the time these structures are simply destroyed. It may symbolise the end of suppression, but demolishing it results in an enormous pile of rubble. As a poison this rubble will characterize [...]