BPD Magazine published in June 2018 the double interview with
Prof. Frans Vogelaar, Partner at Hybrid Space Lab in Berlin and
Prof. Dr. Elphi Nelissen, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) on how digitization is changing mobility and the city. Elphi Nelissen and Frans Vogelaar explore the possibilities of digital technologies for citizens and cities and the design of future cities.
Dubble Interview, BPD Magazine in Dutch, German and French, 1 June 2018
In the Jewish Museum you are in the midst of the topic: How to bring the green back to the cities, after more and more open space disappeared, because they had to give way to new buildings?
The “Gardens of the Diaspora” in the W. Michael Blumenthal Academy are a possible answer to this question: When the natural spaces in the city go back, nature gets into the rooms. The Diaspora gardens are one of many examples the book “Garden City: Supergreen Buildings, Urban Skyscapes, and the New Planted Space”. It was edited by Anna Yudina, member of the cooperative A 10 New European Architecture.
Among other international experts, she was invited to attend the “Embassy Lab GREEN TOPIA” at the Dutch Embassy, where Elizabeth Sikiaridi and Frans Vogelaar of Hybrid Space Lab invited to the event, which is part of the international festival “MakeCity”.
Article, Der Tagesspiegel, 23 June 2018
With the increasing urbanization and the virulent climate crisis, interest in nature is also growing. In various formats, such as talks, discussions, guided tours, exhibitions, workshops, open-house events and more, the public is invited to think of green and gray infrastructure in the city. Something like this: what if we were to look at urban space from the perspective of animals and plants?
Article, Baunetz, 15 June 2018
The Make City Festival wants to rethink the city.
It’s a big boost, an ambitious project. “Make City” is called – “the biggest festival for architecture and urbanism in Germany”. Throughout the city with 250 events within 18 days, under the motto: “Berlin Remixed.” Future-oriented projects in architecture, urban development, spatial planning – for the second time after 2015 run by the founder and artistic director, Francesa Ferguson, stir up the city. Berlin urgently needs new ideas, impulses and visions.
Article, TIP, 14 June 2018
How is Berlin becoming a socially just smart city?
The Make City Festival discussed ideas like a Volcano designed by Hybrid Space Lab at the Humboldt Forum.
Article, Garten + Landschaft, 15 August 2018
With the words “Die heiße Asche des Diktators”, in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) of November 1st 2018, journalist Paul Ingendaay captures the toxicity of the highly divisive Francoist Memorial at Valle de los Caídos, as well as the urgency of Hybrid Space Lab’s workshop “Deep Space: Re-signifying Valle de los Caídos”.
Article, Paul Ingendaay @ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 1 November 2018
Catalan journalist Sílvia Marimon describes in her article “The Gaze of European Experts” in the Catalan newspaper ARA on 31st October 2018 the workshop “Deep Space: Re-signifying Valle de los Caídos” participants’ visit to the site and the necessity of a change of the monument’s narrative.
Article, Sílvia Marimon @ ARA, 31 October 2018