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Conflict Space

The workshop “Conflict Space” taking place at the International Symposium on Electronic Art ISEA2022 in Barcelona deals with the re-signification of a very contentious Franco monument and is part of the ‘Deep Space’ research on the politics of memory and heritage in the digital age.

Networked City

What is the relationship between city visions and urban concepts from the past and today’s Smart City narratives?

Climate City

Climate City explores how digital technologies contribute to addressing climate adaptation and develops digitalization strategies that take urban sustainability into account. Climate City focuses on digitally supported participatory climate adaptation and is committed to the idea that a smart city should be a climate-conscious city.

Diplomacy Lab

The workshop creates an inspirational space to speculate on possible diplomacy applications by projecting onto diplomacy innovative digital solutions from numerous fields.

Future Heritage

What’s the future like? For professionals in the exhibition business this is a very relevant and difficult  problem. Because the future does not give us any objects yet.

playVOID

A two week program explores how the VOID in the center of the Embassy’s premises can function as a pleasurable communication space by playing, dancing, lounging, exchanging, enjoying. Public Pop-Up Park Opening Press Conference 18.00-19.00, 15 June 2018 @ Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands Klosterstraße 50, Berlin Studio Talk Reading, Presentation, and Discussion Alexander [...]

Digital Diplomacy

Fast-paced advances in technology are creating diffuse and volatile conditions in which international actors operate. Disruptive innovations such as machine learning and big data analytics are changing governments, NGOs, the media, businesses, and in some cases entire industries. New and unexpected players entering the field are putting pressure on the traditional division of roles between politics, business, journalism and civil society.

Lectures & Workshop @ Un-Conference Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, 2 February 2018

Hybrid Prosumer

The workshop is an experimental laboratory that strongly interacts with the public. During the workshop the participants learn how to use a Do It Yourself (DIY) 3D printer and how to share the digital design information of physical objects through online communities.

GREENfrastucture

Recent developments such as Internet of Things, Big Data and Machine Intelligence will algorithmically organize life, including urban nature. These developments in technology and media are supporting the development of a new hybrid architecture where architecture and nature fuse.

Copy Culture

Hybridization is an evolutionary strategy of cumulative, dynamic cultures that are based on intercultural connections and fostered by cross-fertilization.

FuTourism

Increasingly tourism is contributing to global prosperity and enabling intercultural exchange, increasing the global ecological footprint and threatening local culture.

Global Challenges Smart Solutions

Highly innovative, creative and pragmatic Dutch approach to develop technology solutions for global challenges at the Hannover Messe 2014.

Co-Thenticity

Cross-fertilisation, borrowing other’s ideas and incorporating elements of other’s culture into one’s own is crucial to cultural development.

Lecture Co-Thenticity @ Dutch Design Institute, Beijing Design Week 2011, Beijing, 28 september 2011

reBoot

For a week, from 8 October till 15 October 1999, a boat descended the Rhine, the archetypal symbol of connection between Germany and the Netherlands, as a floating media-laboratory, from Cologne on its way to Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

Floating Media Laboratory, Cologne to Amsterdam, 8-15 October 1999

CRISIS design

Prototyping an open source toolkit for CRISIS design, design addressing sudden or unpredictable changes in climate and social conditions and dealing with migration and mobility as an effect of globalisation, unrest or war.

 

Smart City Governance

How can we co-create the Smart City?
The program addresses Smart City Governance as an interactive process and provides networking opportunities between the different actors involved in urban transformation.

Hybrid Notations

The workshop focused on hybrid space and its notations. Participants included architects, urbanists, landscape architects, software and hardware engineers, philosophers, theatre makers and media artists. The workshop tackled the hybridity and complexity of urban environments, relying on a wide range of fields of expertise and artistic approaches.

Workshop, Installation & Lectures @ Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland, March – April 2011

Hybrid Habitat

Is there no security in the global world? The longing for more certainty in an increasingly complex world – and innovative solutions for coping.
Trust and certainty play an increasingly important role for people in the globalized world. Globalization does not only take place “outside”. For one’s personal environment is also becoming globalized – actual living space is expanded to encompass the virtual space of the Internet.

Article, Research & Lecture Architecture of Succession @ European Forum Alpbach, Austria, 1 August 2006

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Hybrid Space @ Digital Leaders in Architecture

How do digital technologies influence the architectural scene and its working world? What transformations are still ahead of us? And does all this change the quality of our cities?
Presented by Schüco and Gira, Digital Leaders in Architecture provides architects with a platform for future scenarios and their embedding in reality. In 20-minute web sessions, opinion leaders from architecture are given the space to combine their specialist knowledge with future digital trends.

Interview, Lecture @ Digital Leaders in Architecture, Berlin, Germany, 4 July 2022

Hybrid Face @ INbetweenSTITUTE

Presentation and Discussion Hybrid Face by Merlijn Schoonenboom.
In the Digital Age, the face has become the most important representation of our identity. Firstly, to show ourselves to the world we use selfies and Zoom-meetings, which focus almost solely on the face.

Presentation + Discussion, Merlijn Schoonenboom @ INbetweenSTITUTE @ Hybrid Space Lab, Berlin, 18.00-21.00, 1 December 2022

 

ReWild Berlin @ bauhaus reuse BHROX

Hybrid Space Lab curates the pocket-size workshop on multispecies mobility at the BHROX bauhaus reuse in the framework of the Von A to B Fieldtrip – Amsterdam meets Berlin.

Lecture & Workshop @ BHROX bauhaus reuse, Berlin, 10.00-11.30, 9 February 2022

Kiez Lab @ Utopolis

Lecture and Workshop at Utopolis Conference 2021, Bundesverband Soziokultur e.V., 16 September 2021

Hybrid Space @ China University of Geo Sciences

With the rapid development and application of the discipline of human ergonomics, the number of people engaged in teaching and scientific research in the field of design ergonomics in China has been increasing.

Hybrid Identity @ Bauhaus University

Hybrid Space Lab contributes to the international conference »Practices of Inheritance – Metaphors, Materializations, Power Constellations« of the »IDENTITY AND HERITAGE« research cluster of the Bauhaus University Weimar and Technical University Berlin.

Lecture @ AMPS University of Kent

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.

Hybrid Space @ National Gallery of Art Vilnius

The lecture describes the development of Hybrid Space Lab’s approach to urban and spatial phenomena, coining Hybrid Space as a new set of conceptual tools and a new qualitative space from the encounter of the physical and the digital.

Regeneration & Discontent @ National Gallery of Art Vilnius

The way we encounter urban transformations in the modern city vary sharply — for some, such development marks the emergence of new and ‘smarter’ future whereas for others a grave omen of a tomorrow they will have no part in. One of the most popular terms for describing these fraught changes is gentrification. While the term has been an effective means for expressing how social inequalities manifest in architecture and the urban landscape, it has a tendency of producing overly reductive narratives about predatory outsiders and local victims.

Climate City @ Berlin City

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.

Deep Space @ El País

Article on “Deep Space” in the Spanish newspaper El País by the journalist Peio H. Riaño.

Future Heritage @ DASA Dortmund

How will the future look? For professionals in the exhibition business this is a very relevant and difficult problem. Because the future does not give us any objects yet.Future is en vogue. In 2018, she delivered the motto of the science year “Working Worlds of the Future”. Daily, the media discusses the extent to which robots intervene in our everyday lives and what the progressive digitization is doing to us. And even exhibitions are not excluded from this.

Diplomacy Lab Cross-Over @ Diplomacy Camp

Issues like disinformation, AI and the civic impact of digital technology have only become more contentious, particularly in Europe, Brexit on the horizon, European elections looming, the rise of China as a technological superpower and continuing security challenges on the continent’s eastern and southern flanks, Europe’s diplomats need to grasp the opportunities and threats of digital technology now, more than ever.

Lecture & Workshop, @ Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the European Union, Brussels, 7 February 2019

Deep Space @ transmediale

Deep Space: re-signifying Valle de los Caídos is presented on 25 January 2019 at the transmediale in Berlin, Germany.

Deep Space @ TRACES

Deep Space: re-signifying Valle de los Caídos is presented on 25 January 2019 at the TRACES Conference in Milan, Italy.

Humboldt Volcano @ YEAST

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

Humboldt Volcano @ Baunetz

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

Riga Readings Social Sciences

Hybrid Diplomacy: How to integrate digital and creative innovation in diplomatic processes.
AR/VRxIoT+AI+? = Hybrid Space
The combination of physical and media space, of local place and digital networks, is coined Hybrid Space. Space today is transformed by technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) or Mixed Reality, becoming increasingly hybrid.

Lecture, @ Advanced Social and Political Research Institute, University of Latvia, 22-23 November 2018

Mart Stam Talks @ MakeCity

Lucas Verweij will moderate presentations and a panel discussion with leading artists and architects from the Netherlands and Germany who work at the interface of architecture, theatre, and material & surface design in the public space and develop remarkable, often participatory concepts.
The Mart Stam Talks are organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Mart Stam Stiftung für Kunst + Gestaltung and the Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin.

Lectures + Panel, Mart Stam Talks @ Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Klosterstrasse 50, Berlin, 19.00-21.00 29 June 2018

Like Space @ transmediale

Like Space kick’s off project for the Affect Space 2 year long project initiated and organised by Eric Kluitenberg at the Transmediale Festival “Face Value” on 4 February 2018 at the HKW in Berlin.

Panel Discussion Like Space, Transmediale Festival Face Value, @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt, John Foster Dulles Allee 10, Berlin, Germany, 4 February 2018

Digital Diplomacy Un-Conference @ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

Fast-paced advances in technology are creating diffuse and volatile conditions in which international actors operate. Disruptive innovations such as machine learning and big data analytics are changing governments, NGOs, the media, businesses, and in some cases entire industries. New and unexpected players entering the field are putting pressure on the traditional division of roles between politics, business, journalism and civil society. And this is just the beginning: developments like artificial intelligence and blockchain technology are only just starting to have an impact.

The Hague Digital Diplomacy Camp 2018 Un-Conference, @ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, 2 February 2018

Humboldt Volcano Erupts @ Berlijnse Avonden

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

BioTecture @ Communication University of China

BioTecture proposes how architecture will merge with green structures.
The accelerating developments in nature, bio-technology, technology and architecture are creating a new hybrid architecture.

lecture BioTecture @ Communication University of China (CUC), Dingfuzhuang, Chaoyang District, Beijing, P.R. China, 24 November 2017

Deep Space @ (re-)Designing Affect Space

Like Space refers to self-mediated leisure spaces that act as affective backdrops for digital self-enactment.
Hybrid Space Lab is leading a master class in Madrid in 2018 and organizing an international conference and a master class with public interventions and pop-up exhibition in Berlin in 2019.

Conference, Master Class, Lecture  @ Berlin, The Hague, Madrid, Rotterdam, 2018-2019

Urbanism Architecture Bi-City Biennial

The Urban Garden Kit at the Urbanism and Architecture Bi-City Biennial (UABB) brings together urban planners, architects and landscapers, artists and curators, game developers and communication experts and other creative professionals.
16-22 December 2017

Biotecture @ Central Academy of Fine Arts Art Museum Beijing

Today’s agriculture is pioneering ‘smart’ developments such as robotics and autonomous driving on farms, drones and satellite monitoring or transponder-implants. With the help of green infrastructures, precision farming methods are informing Smart City development and enabling NatureTecture, a hybrid architecture integrating nature in built environment.
25-26 November 2017

German Cityscape

Exhibition and lecture “German Cityscape” at the Seoul National University.

Internet of Things & Nature @ V2

NatureTecture proposes how Internet of Things will merge with green structures in the city.
With the Internet of Things, Big Data and Machine Intelligence algorithmically organizing life, society, work and industry, the only question that remains is what will happen with nature. The accelerating developments in nature, bio-technology, technology and architecture are creating a new hybrid architecture.

TOURcity

New forms of tourism are emerging such as Medical Tourism, Slow Tourism, Disaster Tourism, Slum Tourism, Culinary Tourism.

Lecture & Workshop FuTourism & Circular City @ ARTez, Arnhem, the Netherlands, 10 November 2016

Hybrid Culture @ Kulturinvest Conference

Digitalization supports hybridization as a fusion of creative artistic practices (post-medium art) as well as of cultural creators and consumers (cultural co-creation).

Keynote @ Tagesspiegel, Kulturinvest Conference, Digital Strategies & Social Media, Berlin, 4 November 2016

CLASH @ Xi’an Art Museum

CLASH refers to the clash of the encountering systems and functions as a social tool for bargaining, exchange and cross-fertilization. CLASH is made out of elements that are to be transformed and expanded by visitors, tourists, artists, and inhabitants of Xi’an. The futuristic and utopian installation CLASH embraces a social space and a shelter.

Lecture & Exhibition CLASH @ Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an, Shaanxi, P.R. China, 16 September-3 October 2017

 

Lecture & Exhibition CLASH @ Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an, Shaanxi, P.R. China, 16 September-3 October 2017.

Ethics of Technology @ Beijing Media Art Biennale

Our current geological age is being described as “anthropocene”, as the epoch during which human activity is the dominant influence on climate and the environment. But we do not need to consider a “longue durée” historical approach, giving priority to long-term historical structures over events. Todays’ world is witnessing an unforeseen acceleration of environmental changes with a growing human influence on biodiversity and ecosystems with species extinction and climate change.

Lecture & Exhibition NatureTecture @ Beijing Media Art Biennale, China Millennium Monument, Beijing, 24 September-30 October 2016

Culture of Sustainability @ Station Berlin

Communicating the complex issues of sustainability to a broad international audience by using cultural means.

Lecture & Workshop Menschen Bewegen 2016 @ Station Berlin, Foreign Cultural Policy, Berlin, 15 April 2016

Humboldt Jungle Dinner @ Alte Tankstelle

How do we save the Humboldt Forum? Experts involved in culture and politics discuss Humboldt Dschungel.

Lectures, Discussion & Dinner @ Alte Tankstelle, Berlin, 29 January 2016

Hybrid Space Lab @ Berlin Climate Protection Conference

Berlin is growing. With an increasing demand for mobility, infrastructure and communal services the challenge is climate protection.

Prof. Frans Vogelaar @ Climate Protection Urban Growth Conference, EUREF Campus, Berlin, 11.00-18.30, 24 November 2015

B.A.N.G. @ Design. Innovation. Europe.

Subject to the exponential technological acceleration, challenged by alarming ecologic and social changes design’s role in shaping our increasingly hybrid world is changing.

Lecture & Discussion B.A.N.G. Design @ Design.Innovation.Europe., Embassy Kingdom of the Netherlands, Berlin, 30 November 2015

Players of Change @ Cities in Transition Conference

In pitch camps you can discuss your issues with experts, city officials as well as creatives to get inspiration and build networks.

Conference Cities in Transition @ Mörchenpark, Berlin, 10 October 2015

Hybrid Design @ Media Lab CAFA Beijing

Lecture on Hybrid Design on 25 September 2015 at 14.30 hrs at CAFA Media Lab, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing.

Lecture Hybrid Design @ Media Lab, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, 27 September 2015

Hybrid Heritage @ Beijing Design Week 2015

Hybrid Heritage exhibition on 25 September till 7 October 2015 from 11.00 to 19.00 hrs Beijing Design Week 2015.

Exhibition Hybrid Heritage @ Beijing Design Week 2015, Beijing, 7 October 2015

Hybrid Design @ IFA+ Summit

Keynote Hybrid Design at the IFA+ Summit on Design (Tendencies, Brands, High-Tech) in Berlin, the global trade show for consumer electronics, on 8 September 2015.

Keynote & Discussion Hybrid Design @ IFA+ Summit, CityCube, Berlin, 8 September 2015

Humboldt Jungle @ GRÜN kulturell

Humboldt Dschungel symbolises the origin of the future collections in the Humboldt Forum. At the same time, Humboldt Dschungel stands for an innovative Germany in which the city is rethought.

Expert Meeting Humboldt Jungle @ GRÜN.kulturell Kulturcontainer, Politics meets culture: ANAlyseS, ideaS, CoNcePts, Berlin, 9 July 2015

New Civic @ Make City Berlin

Citizens take part in innumerable co-creation initiatives in the private and the public domains, and more importantly in the hybrid blur where the one can’t be separated from the other.

Lecture & Workshop @ Make City, Berlin, 13 June 2015

Urban Lab @ Metropolitan Solutions

In the Dutch Urban Lab the Dutch Embassy in Berlin showcases in cooperation with Hybrid Space Lab and the City of Amsterdam the “Dutch Approach” on urban challenges.

Public Program @ Dutch Urban Lab, Metropolitan Solutions, Smart City Governance, CityCube, Berlin, 21 & 22 May 2015

Internet of Things & City @ V2 Institute for Unstable Media

International Internet of Things Day Rotterdam explores the concept of IoT and implications for society.
Technology and data will merge with physical objects and structures in the city and alter our city experience. In all domains, whether healthcare, waste management, shopping, public transport or education and social life, IoT will influence our cities.

Lecture @ V2 Institute for Unstable Media, Rotterdam, 9 April 2015

Hybridnet @ V2 Institute for Unstable Media

The lecture Hybridnet & Industry 4.0 will be streamed from the Hannover Messe 2014 and will take place at the Holland Smart City House in the TV studio, Halle 16, Metropolitan Solutions.

Lecture @ Hannover Messe, Metropolitan Solutions Conference Berlin, 9 April 2014
Lecture @ Internet of Things Conference Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 9 April 2014

Anti-Tectonics @ Beijing Design Week 2013

Can the mutable conditions of today’s China become the basis for radical development of architecture and urban planning disciplines?

Lecture Urbanisation in China @ 2013 Beijing Design Week, Dashanzi/798, Beijing, 14.00–17.30, 28 September 2013

Big Design & Big Data @ Geo City Symposium Beijing

GeoCity Smart City is the feature exhibition for Beijing Design Week 2013. Curated by CMoDA (China Millennium Monument Museum of Digital Arts), the exhibition augments and maps information design and application cases for smart cities initiatives around the world, and to use it as input for Smart Beijing case development.

CRISIS Design @ Beijing Design Week 2013

How long can you hold your breath? Lecture on Crisis Design on September 26th 2013 at the event Our air! Our responsibility! , organized by Interactive Beijing and the Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing.

Lecture Our Air! Our Responsibility! @ Beijing Design Week 2013, China Millennium Monument Museum of Digital Arts, Beijing, 26 September 2013

Hybrid Space Lab @ Refugium

Hybrid Space Lab’s work is exhibited at the Refugium: Berlin as a Design Principle exhibition at Tempelhof Flughafen Berlin.

Exhibition & Lecture @ DMY International Design Festival, Berlin Design Week 2013, Berlin, 5-9 June 2013

Hybrid City

Lecture on Hybrid City” at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture is part of the SHarc + SUAS Guest Lecture Series 2013-14.

Lecture @ SHarc + SUAS, University of Sheffield School of Architecture, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 13 March 2013

Copy Culture @ Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion

The Copy/Culture Symposium İstanbul, presented by Premsela, the Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion in cooperation with SALT examines the implications of copying, open source and sampling on the design trade and profession. Talks by Fulco Blokhuis, Aslı Kıyak İngin, Geert Jan Jansen, Tomas Klassnik, Elizabeth Sikiaridi, Tim Vermeulen, Fei Wang and Atilla Yücel.

Lecture @ Symposium Copying Open Source Sampling, SALT, Premsela, the Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion, Instanbul, 13.30-17.00, 28 April 2012

The Future of Germany @ Club of Amsterdam

Hybrid Space Lab is invited to lecture “Inert Innovation” on “The Future of Germany” at the Club of Amsterdam.

Lecture Future of Germany, Panel Discussion @ Club of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 19:00-21:00, 20 April 2021

Hybrid Prosumer @ Forbes

Hybrid Design initiated by Prof. Frans Vogelaar, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, approaches technological developments from the perspective of the designer, by “inhabiting technology”, by transforming these technological developments to meet the way we want to live. It introduces the design fields that are emerging through the combination and fusion of environments, objects and services in the information-communication age.

Publication Re: Thinking Innovation @ Forbes, USA, 16 October 2011

Iannis Xenakis @ Contemporary Art Center Torun

When asked about the precursors of hybrid projects, Elizabeth Sikiaridi and Frans Vogelaar mention Buckminster Fuller and Iannis Xenakis. During the lecture, they introduce Xenakis, the Greek music composer, theoretician, and architect.

Lecture @ Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu in Torun, 1 April 2011

Hybrid Space @ Contemporary Art Center Torun

Discussing hybridization as a general approach and strategy and as a quality of urban spaces. The public lecture serves as an introduction to the workshop “Hybrid Notations”.

Lecture @ Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu in Torun, 31 March 2011

City Kit @ Platform 21 @ Dutch Design Foundation

Playing the game City Kit, you adapt a digital version of your local surroundings according to your desires. In a switch from changes in the neighbourhood that are beyond your control, City Kit makes you the architect, urban planner, environmental expert or designer. City Kit is currently shown with a presentation and demo version and soon you will be able to play and experience the game at Platform 21 during Checking Reality.

Exhibition City Kit @ Platform 21, Checking Reality, Dutch Design Foundation, Amsterdam, 18 May-27 August 2008

Migrating Reality @ General Public Berlin

Electronic and digital systems generate completely new forms of migration. In the creative arts, new phenomena related to migration and the synergies of disparate systems are emerging. Artistic products evolve from traditional forms into hybrid digital forms. Analog products are being digitized; data spaces are trans-located from one data storage system to another; existing sounds, images, and texts are remixed and fused into new datasets.

Lecture Hybrid Space @ General Public, Berlin, 4 April 2008

Hybrid Habitat @ European Forum Alpbach

What about security in our globalized world? The yearning for more security in our increasingly complex world and innovative solutions for coping with it.
Trust and security are becoming increasingly important for people in our globalized world. Globalization does not only take place “outside”; our own personal environment is also being globalized, with our real surroundings being expanded by virtual Internet space.

Communication Space @ ISEA 2004

Today, the communicational paradigm, with its “network-cities” and “nodes”, “terminal architectures” and “urban branding strategies” is infiltrating and transforming the architectural/urban discourse and practice.

Lecture & Discussion Architecture of Switching @ ISEA 2004, Helsinki, Finland, 19-22 August 2004

Media Architecture @ New Media Cultural Festival

The sixth Media Architecture, New Media Cultural “Art + Communication” festival , an event that stands at the cusp international research network between the computer and the postmodern architecture.

Lecture Networked Media Architecture @ New Media Cultural Festival, Riga, Latvia, 16-17 May 2003

Mobility Lab @ International Architecture Biennal

International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam event is held every two years in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam, itself recognized worldwide as an architectural trendsetter.
The International Architecture Biennial focuses 2003 entirely on the theme of ‘mobility’, examining the issue of modern-day mobility and the consequences for architecture and urban development. Architects, civil engineers, urban planners, traffic experts, landscape architects, students, filmmakers and photographers from around the world will spend two months presenting plans and exchanging ideas in the form of exhibitions, lectures, publications, debates, films and excursions.

Lecture & Exhibition @ International Architecture Biennal, Rotterdam, 7 May-7 July 2003

New Mobility @ A2B International Architecture Symposium

The world is changing and with it the cities. The new possibilities of physical mobility in the industrial age have decisively influenced architecture and city planning. The question now arises as to how much the present revolution of information and communication will have.

Lecture Technology & the City @ A2B International Architecture Symposium 02, Basel, Switserland, 24-25 January 2002

Information Technology @ the Urban

In architecture’s role of defining and materialising the spaces for social interaction, designing the relationship between the physical and digital public domain is becoming more and more of a challenge: investigating the relation and interconnection between the “soft” city with its finite material counterpart, the living environment, speculating about interfaces between the “virtual” and the material (urban) world and designing hybrid (analog-digital) communicational spaces.

Hybrid Space @ Doors of Perception Conference

Doors of Perception is an annual conference, and a programme of workshops, seminars and pilot projects, organised by the Netherlands Design Institute in Amsterdam. Doors of Perception seeks answers to the question: what are multimedia and global networks actually for? Doors of Perception generates scenarios about future applications of new technology and enhance the development of multimedia and online environments by bringing together previously unconnected knowledge and skills.

Lecture Hybrid Space @ Dutch Design Institute, Doors of Perception Conference, Amsterdam, 4-6 November 1994