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06.15
// our final weekend of events at Maker Library Berlin!

THU, JUNE 25, 12:00 — 13:00: REALITIES - UNITED PROJECTS
Talk by Tim Edler
Tim will talk about the award winning Flussbad project, a concept to convert part of Berlin’s Spree River into a natural swimming pool. Sign up on Eventbrite.

FRI, JUNE 26, 16:00 — 18:00: MAKING IN IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES (AR & VR)
Talk and Workshop by Miho Tanaka
Miho's first part will be a talk on on the various immersive technologies and devices that are currently available or in development, and how they might change the way we design and prototype things. The second half will be a live demo of some of the products. Sign up on Eventbrite.

SAT, JUNE 27, 11:00 — 13:00: RETHINKING THE CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS AND THE NON-LINEARITY IN BIOLOGY
Talk by Dr. Filipe Natalio
In the Natalio Group, we are designing new materials that can mimic complex structures that can be found in nature by bringing together a wide range expertise from material sciences to biology and chemistry. Sign up on Eventbrite.

SAT, JUNE 27, 16:00 — 18:00: FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION - TRENDS AND PROJECTIONS
Talk by Michel David
Michel's talk will cover upcoming trends in transportation technology, main systems in use today and their projected future. It includes, among the rest; Flying cars, Suborbital flights, gravity trains Helical escalators and much more. Sign up on Eventbrite.


06.15
// our next weekend of events at Maker Library Berlin!

THU, JUNE 18, 11:00 — 13:00: INTEGRATIVE COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN IN ARCHITECTURE
Talk by Oliver David Krieg
Oliver's talk will present current developments in digital design and fabrication necessitating a rethinking of architecture not as an artistic result but as an emergent process. Sign up on Eventbrite.

FRI, JUNE 19, 16:00 — 18:00: MAKING SENSE
Talk by Daniel Charny and Gunnar Groves-Raines
Gunnar’s talk will focus on the experiences, successes and challenges of an architectural practice with making at its heart. Drawing on his 25 years of experience in design, Daniel Charny will reflect on contemporary attitudes to making. Sign up on Eventbrite.

SAT, JUNE 20, 11:00 — 13:00: MAKE OR BREAK
Workshop by Daniel Charny
There are things that can be described or said, and others that can only be experienced or shown. Daniel Charny invites you to a hands on session of thinking through making - or breaking - to celebrate the opening of the Maker Library: Elegant Embellishments, the latest addition to the international Maker Library Network. Sign up on Eventbrite.

06.15
// come see our first weekend of events at Maker Library Berlin!

THU, JUNE 11: A CULTURE OF MAKING
Talk by Jannis Hülsen and Stefan Schwabe, 11:00 — 13:00
Based on their experience of working with biological processes and living systems, Stefan and Jannis picture their view on material development, production processes and cultural implications of biotechnology. Sign up on Eventbrite

FRI, JUNE 12, 15:00 — 18:00: KHIPU - CRAFTING BIG DATA
Installation and Workshop by Cecilia Palmer
In this mixed-media workshop connecting handicraft, coding, ethnographic research and data visualisation we will explore the Incas ancient method of recording information – the Khipu, a system of ropes and knots. Find out more about Cecilia's work and sign up on Eventbrite.

SAT, JUNE 13, 11:00 — 13:00: HI-RESOLUTION ARCHITECTURE
Talk by Gilles Retsin / Bartlett RC4
Gilles Retsin will describe some of the work from Research Cluster 4 at UCL - the Bartlett School of Architecture, which develops computational design methodologies focusing on large-scale 3D printing and robotic fabrication. Sign up on Eventbrite.

 

05.15
// pleased to announce we will be joining the Maker Library Network as the first Maker Library Berlin!

With the British Council, we will be hosting a series of 9 events for the upcoming Make City Berlin.

A great line-up; see the current program. Bookings available soon.

 

04.15
// have a look at our biochar prototypes evolution: elegantembellishments.tumblr

 

02.15
// check our latest biochar prototype just out of the mold.

 

02.14
// our "Depolluting Quasicrystal Facade" at Torre de Especialidades has recently been shortlisted for the Zumtobel 2014 Group Awards, Applied Innovations.

 

01.14
// the "smog-eating" prosolve370e depolluting facade at Torre de Especialidades has been recently featured on the BBC and CCTV News.

 

12.13
// we've recently given a talk at Re.Work:Cities in London amongst a great line-up of speakers reporting on topics like Synthetic Biology, Sustainability, IoT, and Digital Fabrication- all applied to cities.

 

11.13
// our recent TEDx talk "Ornament and Climate" is now online.

 

11.13
// prosolve370e depolluting modules are currently being exhibited at the M:AI Museum of Architecture in Gelsenkirchen as part of "Anything Goes", Nov 5 - Dec 15, 2013.

 

09.13
// prosolve is currently being shown at the Oslo Architecture Triennale as part of "Behind the Green Door", Sept 19 - Dec 1, 2013.

 

07.13
// See the recent CNN report on Torre de Especialidades by Nick Parker.

 

02.13
// First of Its Kind: a 2500m2 prosolve depolluting facade has been installed at Torre de Especialidades, Hospital Manuel Gea Gonzales, Tlalpan, Mexico City.
Press release and details to be posted soon.