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Posted 04.05.12 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Placement & Corine Vermeulen: Living with Mies: The Towers at Lafayette Park



Matt, Lafayette Towers (West)

“My idea was to take the shades down cause they are, you know, very ugly, but in the summer, July and August, it is really unbearable, so I have them up. In the wintertime I take them down, and it is really clean.”

[Portrait by Corine Vermeulen; view by Lana Cavar]

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Living with Mies: The Towers at Lafayette Park
On Places, photographer Corine Vermeulen and the design collective Placement offer a glimpse of life in Lafayette Park, the Mies van der Rohe-designed residential complex in Detroit.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Placement is a transient, site-specific project by graphic designers Danielle Aubert, Lana Cavar and Natasha Chandani.
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Corine Vermeulen is a Dutch artist who has been working and living in Detroit since 2006.
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