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Discover Benelux |  Architecture |  Inbo

“We think it to build it” Creating precious places for everyday life – that is what Inbo strives for. It does that by connecting existing values and new impulses across all levels of scale and from the perspective of the full life cycle – from development strategies and urbanism to architecture, interior design and engineering. TEXT: JANINE STERENBORG  |  PHOTOS: INBO

“Collaboration is the key in realising truly successful designs for a sustainable living environment,” Tako Postma, architect and partner at Inbo. He elaborates on the practice's commitment to meaningful design solutions: “We do it together. Our clients and the end users are a valuable partner in finding clever and efficient ways of creating exiting and highly usable space. Space that users really appreciate. The design process is a joint venture, to assure mutual understanding of where we all come from and the point we want to arrive at together. From common ground we can realise an

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undisputed and self-evident level of quality in our buildings and environment.” For almost 50 years now Inbo has been successfully developing the built environment through multidisciplinary collaboration. “We operate within a network of professionals, committed to realising joint targets,” says Postma. “Our social standing in the field is characterised by innovative thinking based on a solid foundation in practice. Our architects realise their designs. Our engineers think BIM (Building Information Modelling). Our urban planners

clarify complex issues through clear analysis. Organising complex processes from the content within inspires our consultants in their work.” “We see the fact that so many of our clients have become long-term business relations as a great compliment,” Postma continues. This sustainable business approach is evident in the ongoing design activities for the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven already spanning a decade and a half. The ‘smartest square kilometre on the planet’ is where Philips has concentrated its key

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Discover Benelux | Issue 12 | December 2014  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux | Issue 12 | December 2014  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.