From the architect:
People Place Purpose describes the specific architecture that Mecanoo explores, illustrating the way they seek for identity in a globalised world. From the texture of a local stone, to colours of a fruit tree or rituals of inhabitants, Mecanoo is driven to design buildings with strength to earth. A total of 17 projects, all built in mutually different conditions show the world according to Mecanoo.
Mecanoo: People, Place, Purpose
Copyright Texts © 2015 Mecanoo architecten, Francine Houben, Herbert Wright
Editors: Hanneke Hollander, James Taylor-Foster
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