Book of planks

Boerenverstand book cover

The book is published as part of  Boerenverstand. It reflects on the meaning and value of local identity, discusses the research method of Christiaansen and Montens, and gives an insight in the design process of the project. An introduction shows the complete inventory the wooden planks used for the construction of the field gates and the stories they contain. The core of the book is a photographic essay by Nicole Segers and Irene van der Linde as well as interviews with Jan Kolen and Han Lörzing written by Marieke Berkers. Eva van der Schans and Rene Tichelaar designed the book.

Download a preview of the book (interview with Jan Kolen).

Boerenverstand book, inventory of planks
Boerenverstand book, field gates composed from planks

Title: Boerenverstand
Date: June 2010
Specifications: 200×260 mm, 74 pages, FC+K offset
Language: Dutch
ISBN: 978-90-81490-21-4
Graphic Design: Eva van der Schans and Rene Tichelaar
Published by: CBK Utrecht (Wout Hoogendijk) and Landschap Erfgoed Utrecht
Price: sold out