Performatieve Ruimte

Re-activating public space

a research on active public space
a research on active public space

Performative Space

Re-activation public space

Public space is traditionally the place where strangers meet. With the arrival of social media, there’s little reason for these casual encounters. Debates are held, but no longer in public space. Even more, the averse of risk in recent design for public space is little suprising.

The research ‘Performative Space’ presents a new idea on the design of public space for interaction. The actively engagement of the public by this movement is the startingpoint for performative space. A collection of examples of spaces shows how people can actively engage in space. Seeing other people playfully interact, it invites others to join and work together. These ideas are translated into spatial designs: such as BELLEN, Kom! and Tubes. Two of which are elaborated for sites in Rotterdam and Eindhoven. BELLEN in Eindhoven was realised. 

reference to performance art: Yard, Allan Kaprow, 1961
reference to performance art: Yard, Allan Kaprow, 1961
reference to performance art: 50X50 Foot Pillow, Ant farm, 1969
reference to performance art: 50X50 Foot Pillow, Ant farm, 1969
example of performative space: pipes provoke playful behaviour
example of performative space: pipes provoke playful behaviour
example of performative space: find balance together in a bowl
example of performative space: find balance together in a bowl
example of performative space: pole sticks provoke sportive behaviour (and getting wet)
example of performative space: pole sticks provoke sportive behaviour (and getting wet)

Background stories

design for Strijp-S in Eindhoven
design for Strijp-S in Eindhoven
the design is based on the idea of communicating through bells
the design is based on the idea of communicating through bells
BELLEN: ringing the bell alone, or making music together
BELLEN: ringing the bell alone, or making music together
by moving the bell you create sound
by moving the bell you create sound
the bowl is a large maraccas
the bowl is a large maraccas
design for the Museumpark in Rotterdam
design for the Museumpark in Rotterdam
KRULLEN: the coloured asphalt stripes become mats that curl up
KRULLEN: the coloured asphalt stripes become mats that curl up
on the curls you can play, lie down, sit
on the curls you can play, lie down, sit

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Location: Rotterdam

Client: Netherlands Architecture institute, Studio for Unsolicited Architecture

Year: 2012

Status: published

Programme: research into performative space

Collaboration: Luna Maurer & Roel Wouters (Moniker)

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About Lilith Ronner van Hooijdonk

The office was founded in 2010 in Rotterdam. We design narrative architecture that tells the story of the assignment at hand. A story with different layers: that of the context, a response to building tradition, the wishes of our client, sustainable applications and technical opportunities. The architecture surprises with imagination. Our work reaches from transformations to public spaces like a Performative Space in Eindhoven, and from building a multi-family house in Amsterdam to researching our practice and writing stories about it.

Partners: Elsbeth Ronner, Lilith van Assem 

Employees: Laura Steenbeke (2018), Joppe Douma (2018), Madeleine Mans (2016 - 2018), Paula Cores Barrel (2017), Jimmy Stegeman (2016), Dirk Gonzáles Veugelers (2016), André Cramer (2014), Clémence Boru (2013), Anne de Ruyter (2012)

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