Together with a Belgium-Dutch couple we are designing an eco-friendly and lightweight family residence. The smart orientation, roof-shape and the open facades increase energy efficiency and maximize the spatial relationship between inside and outside.
Studio Memo works with the London based branch of Starbucks Construction on an architectural consultancy basis, regarding various Starbucks stores in the greater Amsterdam area.
In collaboration with Architects of Air, we are investigating the structural and architectural design aspects of a new airlock-structure, to be build and used by Architects of Air as a secondary exit to their luminaria.
Studio Memo is working on their design of a biomimetic pavilion with a responsive, kinetic shell. This shell will react through a system of proximity detection.
The City of Barnsley hosted a pilot-festival for inflatable art and architecture. Studio Memo and Architects of Air teamed up in hosting a series of lectures and workshops on Membrane and Inflatable Architecture.
As a part of the Horizon Festival, Eric was invited to speak at the REMIX Summit Symposium on the topic of Art, Architecture and Placemaking.
TensiNews is a biannual engineering magazine on architectural membrane structures. Studio Memo published an article about Architects of Air and their luminaria.
Design and construction of a modular, CNC-milled pavilion at the Welcome to the Village -festival, in collaboration with ALB Surroundings and Achterbosch-Zantman Architects.
To extend fitness activities to the outside patio space, the gym’s owners asked for a cover of sorts: providing ample privacy while still allowing sunlight to reach the windows. Studio Memo is designing a lightweight membrane structure.
As part of the Pinkpop Festival, Eric was invited to be part of a small on-site management team, managing crew, hospitality, logistics and production for approx. 15.000 festival visitors.
Studio Memo completed the renovation and expansion of a classic Dutch 1930’s residence. The design incudes a new, spacious kitchen and diner that opens to a glass façade and garden.
As part of a symposium on architecture and negotiation, Eric was invited to lecture and take place in a debate.
Studio Memo was asked to do a design- and feasibility-study for a retractable membrane roof for the courtyard of the Kulturhaus Osterfeld.
Studio Memo was invited to give a lunch lecture on Inflatable Membrane Art and Architecture at Fluid Structures: a London-based structural design and engineering firm.
Studio Memo was consulted by a London-based structural engineering firm on architectural and structural design aspects for two complex tensile-fabric projects. We provided analysis and advice, and developed architectural parameters.
Studio Memo developed a 10-week introduction program for bachelor students of Architectural Engineering: using cardboard as the main architectural and structural material.
Studio Memo was invited to develop a concept and preliminary design for a temporary city park that covered part of a grey, cool and hard-surface public space in the city centre of Heerlen.
Studio Memo developed and produced five-day introduction week for approx. 100 bachelor students of Architectural Engineering. The introduction included a build-workshop creating a large, geometrical complex, inflatable ‘village’.
In close collaboration with Marcel Bilow’s BuckyLab, we developed and hosted a 10-week prototyping course where bachelor students of Architectural Engineering worked on the engineering of design-concepts for dynamic façades.
In close collaboration with Marcel Bilow’s BuckyLab, Eric was invited to lecture at the Digital Design Unit and to coach architecture students in developing a pneumatic pavilion.
Studio Memo received a honourable mention for designing a series of (green & circular-economic) beach huts for Paris’ summer beaches along the river Seine.
Studio Memo worked with Architects of Air and documentary maker Huw Wahl in hosting a workshop for students of architecture, aiming to create an inflatable cinema in the style of the 1970’s art collective Action Space.