September 30, 2020•141 words
When the Dutch started building windmills they not only protected their land from flooding and provided their people for food, it also was a new construct that became an iconic addition to the Dutch landscape. Today the windmills no longer function as their original intention, they have become a touristic sightseeing place where you get to learn how the Dutch interplayed between human, technique and nature.
Since the windmills are build to prevent the land from flooding, I find it questionable if it really was an interplay between those three aspects. It seemed more like an interplay between human and the humanly ability to create for their own favour and against the nature of water.
By re-designing the inside of the mills, Max and I made sure its new function would be to give back to nature.
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