Workshop and presentation of circulariCITY at the Bits & Bäume 2022 Conference.
Bits & Bäume connect communities and stand up for political change in the interaction of digitalisation and sustainability.
Workshop & Presentation @ Bits & Bäume 2022 Conference, Technical University Berlin, 30 September – 2 October 2022
ReWild Autobahn is presented at the gallery of the Association of German Architects.
Exhibition, BDA Galerie Berlin, 6 October – 26 November 2021
Lecture at Berlin Questions Conference for the Immediate Present.
Lecture @ Berlin Questions Conference for the Immediate Present, Berlin, Germany 14 August 2021
Our whole sense of reality is shaped by our hybrid existence.Hybridity is a multifaceted notion, as we are experiencing a proliferation of hybridization in all dimensions of our contemporary life.This is discussed in an article on Hybrid Space, published by the Lithuanian Union of Architects.
Publication Hybrid Space @ Regeneration [and its Discontents], Lithuanian Union of Architects, Vilnius, Lithuania, 4 June 2021
Hybrid Space Lab contributes to the International Master Class Artistic Research, pioneering developments of immersive 360° concepts and narratives.
Masterclass @ Film University Babelsberg, Potsdam, Germany, 7-18 September 2020
As in the 21st Century the world develops a deeper understanding of heritage, digital technology is ever more present in our reading of the past. Hybrid Space Lab’s lecture Hybrid Heritage addresses how to best unlock the unique potentialities of this interdisciplinary and technological moment.
Lecture @ AMPS, University of Kent, 29-30 June 2020
Professor Sharon Macdonald, Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Social Anthropology at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, refers to our Humboldt Jungle project as an example and an inspiration for the creative appropriation and transformation of the Humboldt Forum.
Publication @ Humboldt Forum website, Germany, 15 June 2020
A lecture and a workshop at Köpenick Town Hall in Berlin explored concepts and instruments to consider the spatial and social dimensions of the climate city with an integrated approach. Accounting for both the spatial and the social, the workshop contributed to the strategic development of a concept for Köpenick’s public spaces.
Climate City @ Köpenick Town Hall, Council Chamber, Berlin, 27 February 2020
Amidst increasing digitalization of cities, alternative social and urban approaches and inputs at play open up room for possibility for shaping urban-tech.
Humboldt Jungle and Humboldt Volcano are mentioned by author and historian Merlijn Schoonenboom in the book on identity “Een kleine geschiedenis van de grootse Duitse worsteling”.
Book “A small history of the great German struggle” @ Publisher Querido, Amsterdam, 5 December 2019
The Mart Stam Stiftung frequently organizes symposia in cooperation with the Royal Dutch Embassy of Berlin. The aim is to create a dialog on interdisciplinary themes in the field of art and design in the Netherlands and Germany by juxtaposing cultural differences.
Poster @ Berlin, 15 November 2019
Ubiquitous digitalization pervades urban environments at an accelerating pace. So is climate change, with increasingly frequent threatening episodes of extreme weather conditions worldwide, urging us to rethink our cities, and rapidly.
Hybrid Space Lab plan is in line with the undoubtedly most important question for contemporary cultural identity: the relationship between tradition and innovation. Their idea of a growing green world around the castle is the portrayal of the idea of tradition as a dynamic phenomenon.
Publication @ A small history of the biggest German struggle, Merlijn Schoonenboom, 11 November 2019
Hybrid Space Lab unleashed and subsequently curated a heated discourse around this utopian proposition. The combination of tabloid-friendly imagery with international expertise on greening cities and climate change proved to be a highly effective strategy.
In the chapter “International Developments; The Schlossplatz and the Museum Island in Berlin” Humboldt Volcano is mentioned as the example of the rethinking of the Humboldt Forum.
Publication, The Vienna Hofburg since 1918, @ Institut für kunst- und musikhistorische Forschungen, Austrian Academy of Sciences , 2018
How is Berlin becoming a socially just smart city?
The Make City Festival discussed ideas like a Volcano at the Humboldt Forum designed by Hybrid Space Lab.
Publication @ Garten + Landschaft, Germany, 15 August 2018
The museum space (1600 sqm) will be transformed into a creative laboratory, an interdisciplinary platform co-developed by international artists, creative thinkers, independent scholars, urban planners and stakeholders, a mini co-op city inside a skyscraper.
Exhibition @ Art Museum of China, Greater Bay Area, Shenzhen, China, 15 March-15 April 2019
The “MakeCity 2018” architecture festival with 250 events in 18 days aims to make architecture in the capital more transparent and invites people to join in the conversation and help develop it
Article @ YEAST, Germany 15 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?
Publication @ Baunetz, Germany, 15 June 2018
The “MakeCity 2018” architecture festival with 250 events in 18 days aims to make architecture in the capital more transparent and invites people to join in the conversation and help develop it.
Publication @ Berliner Kurier, Berlin, 14 June 2018
Berlin urgently needs new ideas, impulses and visions.
Publication by Iris Braun @ TIP, Berlin, 14 June 2018
The architecture festival MakeCity will take place in 2018 under the motto Berlin Remixing | City New Mixed.
Article by Elena Markus @ Detail, Deutschland, 14 June 2018
It must be a very special event when Ada Colau, former city activist and since 2015 Mayor of Barcelona, and Sadiq Aman Khan, London’s first Muslim city head, travel to Berlin without being invited by the Governing Mayor. Nevertheless, both will be in town on Thursday – and will open the second Make City Festival with building senator Katrin Lompscher and other guests. The theme of the 18-day event is “City Remixed”.
Publication @ TAZ, Berlin, 11 June 2018
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”.
Publication @ Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, 23 June 2018
Rüdiger Schaper, author and head of the cultural department of the Berlin “Tagesspiegel” presents his biography on Alexander von Humboldt and discusses Hybrid Space Lab’s Humboldt Volcano project during our Studio Talk @ MakeCity Festival. Moderation is by Merlijn Schoonenboom, historian and journalist. Presentations & Discussion, reading of biography on Alexander von Humboldt and Humboldt Volcano @ Hybrid Space Lab Studio Talk Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Klosterstraße 50, Berlin, 19.30-21.00, 15 June 2018
We are honored to join Sir Peter Cook, architect and writer, founder of Archigram, we will present GRÜNtopia.
“MakeCity the Festival for Architecture and Urban Alternatives in Berlin brings together architect, planners, civic groups and developers in a citywide conversation on thinking and making city differently.
The Swiss architectural magazine Archithese published “Humboldt-Dschungel” as part of the issue on “Ruines”.
How would it be if the Berlin City Palace grew huge trees, sprouted up exotic plants and toppled a waterfall?
The Think Tank Hybrid Space Lab presents a refreshingly ruinous idea in the discussion about the controversial reconstruction.
Publication, 15 Januari 2018, Archithese, Swiss architectural magazine Humboldt Dschungel” as part of “Ruines”
Lecture “Naturetecture” at the Media Lab, Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.
Lecture NatureTecture @ Media Lab, Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, P.R. China, 27 November 2017
The Dutch and Flemish cultural association “Berlijnse Avonden e.V” presents Humboldt Jungle and Humboldt Volcano and invites you on January 6 to the studio of Elizabeth Sikiaridi and Frans Vogelaar, the architects for the new Berlin city palace – the Humboldt Forum – the Humboldt Volcano and the Humboldt Jungle have been designed.
Lecture + Discussion @ Hybrid Space Lab, Berlin, Germany, 6 January 2016