Lambert Kamps

  1. Pillow tent

    15/09/2010

    Inflatable tent for indoor and outdoor events. The tent consists of over one hundred connected individual airbags. The different shaped bags and the pressurized air inside give the tent its shape and firmness.

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  2. Fat Furniture

    01/04/2010

    Swollen furniture inspired by the rise in obesity of people in the Western consumer society.

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  3. Bookcase

    15/02/2010

    Bookcase in the office of De Jongens Ronner. The bookcase is made of laminated bending plywood and consists of four separate parts mounted on the wall.

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  4. Hotelroom in design hotel

    15/07/2009

    Interior design for a four person room in hotel "Het Paleis" in Groningen. The divisions, consisting of soft and hard forms, create plenty of privacy, despite the limited space. The beds fold up during the day so that more space is created. The guests will bring colour to the room with their luggage

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  5. Canal Taxi

    15/06/2009

    Community art project in Liverpool. The city council wanted to give the dilapidated Leeds-Liverpool Canal positive attention and stimulate tourism. Artists were invited to start this process and draw attention to the channel. The taxi which was converted to a boat taxi refers to the wrecks at the bottom of the canal there and show what you achieve using a car wreck. The taxi has operated for a whole summer on the canal as a water taxi. Commissioned by Urbanism 2009 Liverpool.   

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  6. Video folly

    01/12/2008

    Inflatable folly for video presentations at CBK Groningen. The construction consists of connected airbags and leans against the wall which can be used as a projection screen.

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  7. Shed

    04/06/2008

    Saved from demolition and redeveloped as a boat, this old shed sailed to the the Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen and was included in its collection. This open air museum has salvaged buildings of historical interest in the vicinity of the former Zuiderzee (Southern Sea). The shed has since been used during festivals and cultural events. Commissioned by Ida van der Lee.

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  8. Heroes

    01/05/2008

    The three Dutch naval heroes, De Ruyter, Maurits and Piet Hein, in turbulent times found a safe haven in the port of Delfzijl. To remember this fact, the heads of these heroes were placed at the centre of a roundabout , where they look straight at you when you approach.

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  9. Coffee counter

    01/10/2007

    Mobile coffee counter for public spaces. The illuminated text on the front leaves no doubt about the function of the object.

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  10. Caterpillar

    01/08/2007

    Flexible inflatable tent, specially designed and made for multi media presentations, theatrical performances and other events. The tent is easy and quick to build. Pitching the tent is quick and easy. Commissioned by platform Gras.

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  11. Video Tent

    03/06/2007

    Small inflatable tent, specially designed for multimedia presentations during open-air or indoor events of K&C Drenthe and Zimihc. The tent has room for eight people. Several tents of the same model can be fitted together to create a space which is exciting to explore.

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  12. Tube Lamps

    01/04/2007

    These lights work in the same way as a pneumatic cylinder. The luminous portion moves in and outwards by using air pressure. This way you can adjust the light intensity, and use the lamp both as mood light as well as a work light.

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  13. Waffle Chairs

    01/03/2007

    The Waffle chairs can provide more than just comfort, they can produce food and pillows. On the seats you bake waffles and make waffle-shaped pillows from polyether foam. Both sides of the seat are made of baking irons, when they are hot you only have to put the waffle mix on it and close the seat. In five minutes the soft, your warm waffle or  pillow is ready.

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  14. Artificial Moon

    01/08/2006

    The Artificial Moon will change the face of the Earth. An inflatable ball with a diameter of one kilometer will be filled with hot air and subsequently rise. The ball will be a temporary celestial body and become a second moon for the earth. During an artist in residance I did a test project (scale model) to give an indication of how it works.  http://www.pechakuchamaastricht.eu/page_content.aspx?id=83&bcpid=9489481001&bclid=45603028001&bctid=45702125001

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  15. Ant

    01/07/2006

    Toon Tellegen, writer of poetry and stories, was awarded the Hendrik de Vries Prize of the City of Groningen. In the stories of Toon Tellegen is the ant an important figure. This specially crafted sculpture of the ant was part of the award.

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  16. Reversor

    01/06/2006

    A tree is clamped in a hydraulic mechanism. It is sawn between two parts of this machine so it can hinge. Now it is possible to put the tree down, but also back in to its upright position. If you regret cutting down a beautiful tree. you can now easily recover the error. The reversor was made for a project of Kunstenlab.

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  17. Magnet Clock

    01/11/2005

    Digital clock, which digits are formed by growing pixels made of iron powder. Electromagnets on the back ensure that iron, transported via oil, on the front is attracted or repelled. Cam wheels drive the system.

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  18. Brick Industry

    01/06/2005

    Project Brick Industry at a new housing estate shows that it is possible to find and produce building materials at or near the place where the houses are built. At the location "Broekpolder" near the village Heemskerk (NL) was clay in the ground, which,  using found wood, could be perfectly baked into bricks. Nowadays, most materials and the builders are transported from faraway to construction sites.

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  19. War of Furniture

    01/02/2005

    This random moving furniture changes position in the room every ten seconds. The furniture determines its own position. While moving, the pieces collide and demolish each other.

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  20. Box Tent

    01/06/2004

    This tent was designed and made to house the Boxing machine during several festifals in the Netherlands. The tent, which gets its stregth from high pressure air, weighs almost nothing altthough its size is coniderable. It can easily be managed by one person.

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  21. Light Emitting Roof Tiles

    03/01/2004

    Tiles with built-in lighting. This product makes it possible to show texts, figures or even moving images in all kind of colours on a roof. Commercial, artistic, eye-catcher, anything is possible.

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  22. Flexible house

    15/07/2003

    The different layers of this object are symbolizing the different functions of a standard house. When a function of a layer is not utilized, this layer disappears. If it is utilized again, the layer fills with air. This way, the volume of the object stays minimized.
    ‘Flexible House’ is a project in collaboration with Tjeerd Veenhoven in commission of the Day of Architecture and Platform Gras.

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  23. Driving currant Bun

    15/06/2003

    At special occasions, the B1 Bakers, Erik Botman and Lambert Kamps carried out some high-profile bake performances. They made the biggest Poffert (cooked currant loaf) ever, baked a riding Currant Bun and tried to fly away in a Pie-copter.

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  24. Balloon tent

    31/12/2002

    The balloon tent is made of the upper half of a depreciated hot air balloon. Equipped with a ballasted rim and filled with air, it turns into a dome tent in which about 300 people can party.

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  25. Boxing

    01/12/2002

    Boxing is an interactive game for two people.
    Participants control, via panel buttons on the floor, a cart containing a boxing glove. The idea is to place the cart into a position so you can hit the opponent.
    Boxing is inspired by highly violent computer games in which the player can lose several lives. In Boxing a punch can really hurt.

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  26. Space Maker

    15/08/2002

    The Space Maker is a tent with an interactive moving roof. The roof is normally too low to stand in the tent. At the places visitors move towards, the tent roof rises up automatically so you can stand there. When you walk, ahead of you the roof goes up, and behind you it goes back down. That way, the volume of the tent stays minimal.

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  27. Poffert

    15/06/2002

    At special occasions, the B1 Bakers, Erik Botman and Lambert Kamps carried out some high-profile bake performances. They made the biggest Poffert (cooked currant loaf) ever, baked a riding Currant Bun and tried to fly away in a Pie-copter.

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  28. Air Bridge

    01/09/2001

    The Air Bridge has been developed as a test object to examine the possibilities of inflatable spans. The results are still to be incorporated into an inflatable building with multiple floors. The construction consists of only pressurized air and cloth.

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  29. Ferry-Go-Round

    15/08/2001

    The Ferry-Go-Round was a ferry across the pond between the two festival sites at the Noorderzon Festival in Groningen. In a  theatrical and disorienting way, the public was transpaorted over water. The Ferry-Go-Round is a joint venture with Tjeerd Veenhoven.

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  30. High Point

    01/06/2000

    High Point is a design for a drugs self-service machine. Addicts can use this convenient public machine public for their daily shot.

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  31. Matrix

    05/04/2000

    This inflatable construction resembles a molecular model, but is actually the upper part of a building that was once destined to become a tower. For each presentation, this construction will grow a little, so that one day... The design is the result of images that sprung to mind during sleepless nights.

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  32. Inflateble furniture

    15/06/1999

    This furniture can be filled with air or be deflated. You fill up what you need and deflate what you don’t use. Now it is possible to move to a smaller house, because one room can be used for all purposes. A room can change its function, for example from a living room into a bedroom: you fill up your bed and deflate your table, chairs and cupboard.

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  33. Spy shack

    15/09/1998

    Stretched trailer, from which you can spy into first floor of buildings.

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  34. Soapstonemachine

    01/08/1998

    Symbolic machine of soapstone. This machine could recycle the big mountain of waste stone from the nearby quarry in Joensuu (Finland) The sizes of the wheels reflect the chemical composition of the stone. In collaboration with Erik Botman.

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  35. Numbers

    01/06/1998

    Three flashing headlights generate different numbers. They state the past and hopefully future years of the Minerva Academy in Groningen. The institute selebrated its 200th birthday at That time.

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  36. Traffic Jam

    01/05/1998

    Before the advent of the car, this old canal was the main trafficking route to the old town of Meppel. The road took over this position and parts of the canal were filled in to make way for cars, but there are still long queues at the traffic lights.
    The playful cars in the canal give the people stuck in traffic a cheerful image of the awkward situation they are in.

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  37. Flowerpot

    01/05/1995

    This oversized flowerpot was placed around the trunk of a tree. The enormous scale of the pot reduces a tree to a pot plant. The pot has toured through Groningen and it diminished various trees.

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