Beyond Sustainability

Kasper Guldager Jensen, architect, Senior Partner 3XN architects, Director GXN Innovation, and guest teacher at Chalmers architecture was the first guest lecturer in the program BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY at Chalmers. He talked about Regenerative Architecture,  Circular Future,  Lifecycle Design , Material Passport, Design for Disassembly, … . “How can buildings do something good?” “A building is a material bank.” “Waste…

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Design Ahead

Design Ahead is a new program of lectures and Workshops organized by the Design Department at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. I was invited for a lecture and a short Workshop to inform about future developments in Design. I very much enjoyed the robotic music with Moritz Simon Geist, learning about neuronal networks with Nikolai…

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Co-lab Biomaterial

To learn more about biomaterials, protocols and processes I went to London to join the Co-lab Workshop about biomaterials at UCL and the Institute of Making. Within 3 days I worked together with Designers, Artists and Scientists on a project, learned about Algae and Bioreactors, Bacterial Inks and was very fascinated about bioluminescent Algae.     About…

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Prototype Nature

Prototype Nature December 09-10, Essen, Germany “The „Prototype Nature“ symposium was initiated by the Fraunhofer UMSICHT Oberhausen and the Folkwang University of the Arts Essen, in order to learn from the enormous diversity of nature and to ascertain how this knowledge can help meet the challenges of the today’s world. How should our coexistence look like?…

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