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  When the concrete buildings are knocked down, big piles of mashed concrete are left over, which are usually put under highway constructions. Instead of this downgrading, the components as a whole could be used as sound-walls besides the highways. The creation of a Folly for the outdoor exposition Rotterdam City of Architecture 2007, allowed us to experiment before wider implementation and upscaling: de-mounting instead of demolishing, the logistics of transport, building regulations, appreciation, security etc. As the former Dura Coignet Building Components factory was at theFollydock location, we designed a 'Folly' made of Dura Coignet slabs recovered from urban renewal. We are currently working on a documentary about Dura Coignet.

Terug naar de fabriek bekijk de film (2006)