1·Lectures with WeBuildHomes: One Catalog

Thursday 03 March 2016, 20:00 - 21:30 hrs.
Academy of Architecture
Waterlooplein 211-213
1011 PG Amsterdam

Tjeerd Haccou, co-founder of WeBuildHomes, believes that everyone ought to be able to build his or her own sustainable dream home for an affordable price. To this end, WeBuildHomes put together a catalog of materials. Various architects were then invited to design dwellings using the catalog. This has resulted in a library full of unique dwellings from which private individuals can choose their dream home.

Two of the architects who have designed for the catalog are Auguste van Oppen (BETA office for architecture and the city) and Metin van Zijl (Studioninedots). In the third 1·Lectures, together with Tjeerd Haccou, they discuss the thinking behind WeBuildHomes, the designs, their inspiration and experiences.

The 1·Lectures series is organized by the Amsterdam Centre for Architecture and the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture. Renowned designers, from home and abroad, will discuss current issues in the field of architecture, urbanism and landscape design. The 1·Lectures take place at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture, Waterlooplein 213 in Amsterdam. They are held on a biweekly basis on Thursday evenings, starting at 20:00.

Advance tickets costing €5 are available online. In addition, tickets can be purchased at the door from 19:30 on the evening of the lecture itself (if available). Academy students are entitled to free admission on presentation of their student ID card. All lectures are held in English.