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Architecture helps us to understand the world around us – and to cope with it. From the laws of nature to the caprices of human…

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Ole Bouman is currently Director of Design Society, which includes the Shekou Design Museum, Shenzhen. Before, he was Creative Director at the Shenzhen Biennale for…

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Creative Leadership
2015 Founding Director Shekou Desgn Museum
2013-14 Creative Director Urbanism/Architecture Biennale*Shenzhen
2007-2013 CEO Netherlands Architecture Insitute
2005-2007 Founder and Editor in Chief Volume Magazine
2001-2005 Director Archis Foundation
1996-2000 Editor in Chief Archis, magazine for Architecture, City and Visual Culture

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