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Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure, built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on the lagoon heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach to address the community’s social and physical needs in view of the..

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Frank van Klingeren

Rotterdam, Netherlands
born 1919, Rotterdam

Frank van Klingeren (1919-1999) was, unlike Herman Haan, a real outsider in the Dutch architecture scene of the 1960’s and ‘70’s. Trained as a construction engineer, he was a self-taught architect that kept away from architecture gatherings or cliques. He was more at home among people from..

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De Meerpaal

Dronten, Netherlands
by Frank van Klingeren

Asked for a simple multipurpose community building with provisions for amateur theatre and music, sports and a small café for new inhabitants of the pioneer-village Dronten that was being built in the new polder Flevoland, Van Klingeren did much more than that, and in a sense also much less. He..

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