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30/12/2013The Berlage: Masterclass with Ole Bouman

The weeklong master class led by Ole Bouman, took place from Friday, April 19 to Friday, April 29, and explored the rehabilitation, redevelopment, and ultimately reprogramming of the former Guangdong Float Glass Factory in the Shekou area of Shenzhen.

Participants will attempt to answer the following questions: How to identify quality in derelict architecture? How can value be created through design? How to regenerate value out of industrial heritage? How to reassess industrial and building project development? How to make it attractive to visitors and users? How to draft new business cases for old plants?

Using comparative historical and theoretical research as points of departure, participants will explore how to translate this knowledge into strategic scenarios for redevelopment of the factory into initial sketches for creative scenarios. At the same time, participants will also rethink the role of a cultural initiative like the UABB*Shenzhen to be an experimental vehicle for social change.

 

video by Abdul Hakim Abdullah

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