Bas Princen

STUDIOLO DEL DUCA
Bozar
2016

STUDIOLO DEL DUCA
Bramante 12
2015

MODEL FOR A PAVILION
Chicago Biennial
2015

MODEL FOR A PAVILION
Chicago Biennial
2015

ROOM OF PEACE, DETAIL II (SIENNA)
Venice Bienale of Architecture
Monditalia
2014

BRICK WALL II
Dendera
2013

BRICK WALL I
Dendera
2013

WALL PAVILION
Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture
2013
i.c.w. OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

WALL PAVILION
Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture
2013
i.c.w. OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

WALL PAVILION
Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture
2013
i.c.w. OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

WALL PAVILION
Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture
2013
i.c.w. OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

WALL PAVILION
Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture
2013
i.c.w. OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

BATARA
Exhibition
Triggering Reality
Pecci Centre, Tuscany
2012
i.c.w. Anne Holtrop

BATARA
Exhibition
Triggering Reality
Pecci Centre, Tuscany
2012
i.c.w. Anne Holtrop

BATARA
Exhibition
Triggering Reality
Pecci Centre, Tuscany
2012
i.c.w. Anne Holtrop

BATARA
Exhibition
Triggering Reality
Pecci Centre, Tuscany
2012
i.c.w. Anne Holtrop

PILLAR
Petra
2011

EARTH PILLAR
Hypostyle hall
2010

MINE
Orogenic Deposit
2010

ALLEY
Skywalk
2010

RESERVOIR
Central valley
2010

BOTANIC GARDEN
2009

VALLEY
Jing’ An
2007

RINGROAD
Ceuta / Fnideq
2007

SUPERIOR COURT
2005

RESERVOIR
Concrete rundown
2005

RINGROAD
Houston
2005

Bas Princen (1975 / NL) is an an artist and photographer living and working in Rotterdam and Zurich. He was educated as industrial designer at the Design Academy Eindhoven and later studied architecture at the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam. Since then, through the use of photography, his work focuses on urban landscape in transformation, researching the various forms, outcomes and imaginaries of changing urban space.

Recent exhibitions include: Constructing Worlds in the Barbican Art Gallery, London 2014; Room of Peace in the Arsenale exhibition Monditalia, at the 14th Venice Bienale of Architecture 2014; Reservoir, deSingel, Antwerp 2011; Five Cities, Depo, Istanbul 2010; Refuge, Storefront for art and architecture, New York 2010; Invisible frontier, AUT, Innsbruck 2008; Nature as Artifice, Kroller Muller Museum, Otterloo and Aperture Foundation, New York 2009; Spectacular City, Nai, Rotterdam 2006; the Venice Bienale of Architecture 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2012.

In May 2004, Bas Princen published his first book Artificial Arcadia with 010 Publishers. Further monographs include Rotterdam (Witte de With Publishers, 2007), Galleria Naturale for Linea di Confine (Rubierra, 2008), Five Cities Portfolio (SUN Publishers, 2009), Reservoir (Hatje Cantz, 2011) and The Construction of an Image (Bedford Press, 2016).

At the 2010 Venice Bienale of Architecture, Bas Princen was awarded the Silver Lion for his collaborative work with OFFICE Kersten Geers David van Severen. In 2004 he won the Charlotte Kohler Prize for promising young artists and architects in the Netherlands.