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Patchwork IBA Parkstad - English

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The future of the region

> Includes inspiring projects by a.o. Francine Houben, Piet Oudolf, Maurer United Architects and LOLA Landscape Architects
> Booklaunch and symposium September 1 during the Stadmaakweek and Cultura Nova> Visit IBA Parkstad website

For the first time in history, the Internationale Bauausstellung or IBA isbeing held outside Germany, in Parkstad- Limburg, the Netherlands. What started as an exhibition for modern construction in 1901, has developed into an urban planning instrument that often provides a powerful impulse to the local economy, public space and society. IBA Parkstad was launched in 2014.

Through sometimes intricate, sometimes far-reaching urban and rural interventions and the cohesion of regional politan Parkstad – the patchwork – was increased and the transformation of this area accelerated.

Patchwork IBA Parkstad presents inspiring projects by Piet Oudolf, Francine Houben and reflections by Jo Coenen and Dirk Sijmons, among others, on healing landscapes and stunted cities. Lessons learned, projects and a post-IBA strategy are used to address the extent to which IBA Parkstad has succeeded in making a contribution to the rich IBA tradition.

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ISBN 978-94-6208-692-0 | August 2022 | expected | Maurice Hermans | design: Koehorst in 't Veld | photography: Philip Driessen, Perry Schrijvers | English | paperback | 23 x 28 cm | 240 pages | illustrated (400 color and b/w) | in conjunction with: IBA Parkstad

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