Iwan Baan’s curiosity for the built environment has led him to be one of the world’s most preeminent photographers whose skills are in constant demand by architectural elites worldwide. Constantly on the move, Baan has found himself documenting fascinating testaments to human ingenuity. From the informal vertical community of Torre David in Caracas to the floating Niagara slum of Makoko, Baan’s encounters with thriving communities in some of the most unexpected places has led him to believe that there is “no such thing as normal” and humans can truly adapt to anything.
TED: Ingenious Homes in Unexpected Places / Iwan Baan
Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "TED: Ingenious Homes in Unexpected Places / Iwan Baan " 16 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/439138/ted-ingenious-homes-in-unexpected-places-iwan-baan> ISSN 0719-8884
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