Monolab has won the second and third prize
in the TenneT competition for an upgrade of the fencing
around an electric power station.
5 June, 2013
We have one internship position available
for an EU student with full scholarship.
period: starting 12 August 2013.
The optimum duration is 4-6 months.
15 May, 2013
Have a look at our entry THE YELLOW
for The Spaces Between - Salt Lake City competition
and our animation.
1 May, 2013
Have a look at our NETWORKED TISSUE
for the heart of
Aalto University’s Otaniemi Central Campus
April 17, 2013
from now on we do no longer reply
to internship applications from non EU students.
February 11, 2013
We have one intern position available
for a student/graduate with full scholarship
from the beginning of April/May 2013.
(PLEASE do not apply for a job position)
January 30, 2013
MONOLAB HAS MOVED
(call us 06-17612036 to get entry):
Willem Ruyslaan 225
3063 ER Rotterdam
3071 PR Rotterdam
November 22, 2012
monolab has a QMS-Minolta A3 monochrome laserprinter for free.
Old model, but works fine.
Driver on computer (included) under windows 2000.
October 17, 2012
Body House on USA tv
The Body House is featured in EXTREME HOMES
at HGTV channel in USA on October 18, 9:00 PM.
October 8, 2012
monolab is published in ARCHITECTUURGUIDE
for private plots in Waterwijk Nesselande.
The guide can be downloaded for free.
October 3, 2012
we have two intern positions left:
- one position is available until March 2013
- and one position from March 2013.
July 10, 2012
BODY HOUSE FILM
Pioneer Productions is currently filming the Body House as part of a
design focused television series on residential architecture
for Home and Garden Television (HGTV) USA.
June 25, 2012
all animations of monolab are currently broadcasted
at MONOLAB FILMS under MEDIA
June 22, 2012
Blog IABR 2012 on Hollandstad is online
June 21, 2012
Have a look at our entry for PRUITT IGOE
May 30, 2012
Monolab has some small office rooms for rent.
These are very suitable for starters
and can be rented per month through simple short term contracts.
Let us know if you are interested!
May 15, 2012
Masterclass Smart Synergy - Inverted Metropolis
at IABR 2012 Rotterdam is online.
April 20, 2012
HOLLANDSTAD - INVERTED METROPOLIS
winner of a shared first prize in the Smart Cities Biennial 2012 Award
during the IABR Rotterdam Architecture Biennal.
HollandStad is a design by the 2011-2012 graduate studio
of the Fontys Academy of Architecture and Urbanism in Tilburg,
under guidance of Jan Willem van Kuilenburg and Pieter Feenstra.
The project team that made the interactive tablet at the exhibition was guided
by Silvia Roxana Palfi and Gustavo Nascimento,
principals of PAN Architects,
The Smart Cities competition was open to students worldwide.
They were challenged to develop a vision on future urban development
in which a smart city contributes to a sustainable world, socially and economically.
The curators, the IABR and the NAI selected 23 projects from over 80 entries.
February 16, 2012
MASTERCLASS 21-26 april 2012 at IABR 2012 Rotterdam
Jan Willem van Kuilenburg organizes a masterclass
for Stadslab within the Parallel Cases 2 program SMART CITIES
of IABR 2012, the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam.
The subject is SMART SYNERGY - INVERTED METROPOLIS
...New perspectives for the Randstad Region through synergy
of Green Core (Groene Hart) and Randstad conurbation (periphery)...
Master is Ton Venhoeven
Focus on ‘urban hardware’ at various scales: integrated cycles of water, energy, waste and food
and its impact on infra, occupation and tourism.
Focus on ‘urban software’ as instrument of valuation:
smart economy (strengthening urban and peripheral territories), smart infra (mobility and ICT),
smart environment (resources and climate), smart people (human capital),
smart living (quality of life), smart coalitions (between citizens, administrations and institutions).
Application procedure has started...
February 14, 2012
for applicants fom EU only
INTERN POSITION AVAILABLE
monolab has one 6-month intern position available
from the start of September 2012
for a EU student / graduate with full scholarship.
March 8, 2011
Have a look at HIGHLAND,
the monolab entry for eVolo 2011
...on tallnes, overtaken by public space and density...
February 17, 2011
is the title of the Monolab keynote lecture on April 1, 2011
at the AIAS (American Institute of Architecture Students) Midwest Quad Conference
at SIUC, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA.
February 14, 2011
Monolab has been awarded an honorable mention
for its entry ARCHIPELAGO
in the SPIRETEC competition in India. Also see e-architect.
February 4, 2011
Monolab has intern positions available
from the start of September 2011.
Please only apply if you have a full grant/scholarship
and if you do not need additional payment.
December 15, 2010
INTERNSHIP POSITION AVAILABLE
Since today Monolab has one 6-month intern position available
from May until October 2011.
Please only apply for this period if you have a full grant/scholarship
and if you do not need additional payment.
November 12, 2010
Because of many applications
Monolab has no more intern positions available
until the start of September 2011.
Please only apply for the period after if you have a full grant/scholarship
and if you do not need additional payment.
September 8, 2010
has been broadcasted.
Also see e-architect
August 18, 2010
Monolab will broadcast this new initiative around 6 September.
The project focusses on Rotterdam public space.
It makes a greener city and opens a new era
of leisure oriented use of the Rotterdam river banks.
July 11, 2010
Monolab has decided to withdraw from Agenda Rotterdam.
June 25, 2010
NEDERLAND WORDT ANDERS
On Wednesday morning June 30 the results of the labs of
Nederland Wordt Anders will be screened and discussed in Almere.
HOME MADE as well is included.
Reservation required, entry is free.
May 16, 2010
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR JOB POSITIONS
Monolab only has vacant intern positions from next year June 2011.
So PLEASE only mail us your application for the period AFTER JUNE 2011
if you are supported by a grant or scolarship
and you do not need a fee.
March 9, 2010
Monolab has been selected to lead
one of the research and design labs of NEDERLAND WORDT ANDERS.
This particular lab starts in April and is called HOME MADE:
what are the options for private and collective client ship
in residential development on an urban scale?
The test site is Almere.
The labs are organised by the Bureau Rijksbouwmeester (the Dutch State Architect Office)
for currently unemployed young Dutch designers.
The labs take three months unil the end of June 2010.
February 10, 2010
AIR Foundation has invited Monolab
to lecture on February 10, 2010 at De Unie
on Rotterdam tall buildings and icons.
Other speakers are Han van den Born of KCAP
and Prof. David Dunster of Liverpool School of Architecture as moderator.
Monolab will contribute with a review on Rotterdam
and will present an instrument to review tall buildings.
This instrument is meant to operate as an auto-critical reference
and bridge to architecture for urban designers,
in order to overcome the absence of a coherent urban framework in Rotterdam
and as a pro-active mind frame for designers
to improve architectural design of tall buildings.
August 14, 2009
Magazine De Architect has published an interview (in Dutch)
with some participants of Agenda Rotterdam (generation 3.0)
in the July-Aug issue.
June 9, 2009
MANIFESTO AGENDA ROTTERDAM
The manifesto Architecture as generating power for Rotterdam
is presented and reviewed on Tuesday June 9, 2009 at 18.00
by 16 architecture practices (Monolab as well) of generation 3.0 from Rotterdam.
Supported by AIR.
Location Van Bergen Kolpa Architecten.
June 4, 2009
Monolab will lecture in Delft
on June 4, 20.30
in the scope of the Day of Architecture
on network urbanism at TOP
May 5, 2009
Monolab is launched at world architects
April 16, 2009
INTER RELIGIOUS CITY BLOCK
Currently in design.
Monolab takes its responsibility
with a downtown prototype
that enhances communication
between people of different origins.
Currently presented to market parties.
Possible publication expected in December.
March 25, 2009
February 11, 2009
FUTURE 15 - ROTTERDAM
has been released.
Future 15 features an extensive project overview
of Rotterdam-based practices.
Monolab is reviewed on pages 70-71 / 128-133.
January 8, 2009
ROTTERDAM CITY TOWER
Monolab has launched the initiative to realise
a true skyscraper in Rotterdam.
January 6, 2009
BODY HOUSE IN FRAME MAGAZINE
Frame Magazine has published the Body House
in the Jan/Feb 2009 issue, p. 108-115
words by Femke de Wild.