Design Public Space
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Active as an independent designer since 2007, Francois Lombarts work focusses on physically experiencing, researching and defining the various aspects of public space. His fascination of public space is especially rooted in its informal use. Where every day basic needs often manifest themselves in the informal and unstructured ways. His designs strive to create situations and develop means in which this spontaneity can manifest itself.
Motel Out of the Blue
Designers Maartje Dros and Francois Lombarts used scaffolding to convert an empty construction site in Amsterdam into a temporary conference centre over the summer.
Called Motel Out of The Blue, the ...
Retreats is a solution for sleeping modules for the Faculty of Invisibility’s symposium 'Assembly', in the exhibition space Shedhalle, Zurich (CH). Designers Maartje Dros and Fancois Lombarts created ...
Designer Francois Lombarts and artist Paul Cox designed a new market stall for Freehouse intended to function as the market centre for the Afrikaandermarkt in Rotterdam.
It had been determined that ...
Weerzin in Zandvoort
During the Noord Hollands Biennale, designer Francois Lombarts and artist Jeanne van Heeswijk initiated Buro Boulevard in order to produce an alternative urban plan for the boulevard in Zandvoort. With ...
‘Inter-val’ a meeting place for teenagers in a vacant lot in Rotterdam.
After demolishing a row of houses, housing cooperation ComWonen wanted to find a temporary use for the resulting empty ...
Chill with the view
‘Chill with the view’ is a proposal for a chillout area for the Magneet cultural festival. The festival which took place on Zeeburger island in Amsterdam inside an artificial cove ...
'Noorderpark Benches' a project by Francois Lombarts Joost Nijhuis and Jan Kamphuis is series of adapted park benches in the Noorder Park Amsterdam.
After spending a week sleeping in theNoorderpark and ...
Another Beach Bar
The last thing Scheveningen, the Netherlands needs is another beach bar, with this in mind this proposal calls for a different form of public structure on the beaches of Scheveningen.
Over-Spel is an unsolicited intervention which emphasises’ the relationship between two adjacent neighbourhoods in Amsterdam, the newly built Overhoeks and the much older traditional Van Der ...