In my daily practice at Atelier V, it appears that it is the enthusiasm of the client and his team that breathes life into a soulless set of requirements. It is the things that are not in a brief, but that you read between the lines, the things that people want and that they feel, that give a building a soul. It is about needs, atmosphere and desires and their marketing (‘The Truth Well Told’). Buildings with a soul for the intended target group.
Read more in the Dutch article ‘Gebouwen met een Ziel’ published in the Real Estate Magazine. (20031001 Real Estate Magazine – René P.M. Stevens MSC Arch/MBA)