What Is It Like to Work at MVRDV? A Video Tour with #donotsettle

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#donotsettle is an online video project created by Wahyu Pratomo and Kris Provoost about architecture and the way it is perceived by its users. Having published a number of videos on ArchDaily over the past two years, Pramoto and Provoost are now launching an exclusive column, “#donotsettle extra,” which will accompany some of their #donotsettle videos with in-depth textual analysis of the buildings they visit. “The office has an easy-going mood and relaxing atmosphere. That’s why we call it The House,” says Jacob van Rijs, one of MVRDV's founders, when he brought #donotsettle into his office. For architecture, an industry that is famous for long workdays, the office can potentially be a stressful environment. Van Rijs explains how the office could have a significant impact upon people's psychology, as they spend a large part of their life there. The MVRDV House has broken the rigid office typology,
© Wahyu Pratomo and Kris Provoost
© Ossip van Duivenbode
© Ossip van Duivenbode
© Wahyu Pratomo and Kris Provoost
© Ossip van Duivenbode
© Ossip van Duivenbode
© Wahyu Pratomo and Kris Provoost
© Wahyu Pratomo and Kris Provoost
© Wahyu Pratomo and Kris Provoost
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