Author: Muaaz Odah Bashi

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GRAFT LECTURE AT GET ENGAGED CONFERENCE

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GRAFT founding Partner Thomas Willemeit will give a lecture on “Inclusive Architecture” at the first Get Engaged conference called “Space + Possibilities” this Sunday the 21st of February. The one-day day conference will take place in the newly redesigned Kabbalah Centre in Berlin.

Several speakers will take about the possibilities of creating spaces for communities that support tolerance, acceptance and the development of the individual as well as the collective.

The concept of the event is based on volunteerism in order to offer free tickets for everyone who is interested to attend, irrespective of their personal financial situation.

Find more information on the conference and tickets here:http://www.getengaged.de/conference

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GRAFT LECTURE IN MUNSTER

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Within the ninth season of the lecture series “Architektur im Kontext” GRAFT founding partner Wolfram Putz gave a lecture at the LWL-Landeshaus in Münster on 01.02.2016.He presented current GRAFT projects and took a closer look at the importance of architectural details, form the draft up to the design of door hardware.Parallel to the lecture, the manufacturer FSB presented their exhibition „Begreifbare Baukunst. Die Bedeutung von Türgriffen in der Architektur“ (Graspable Architecture. The Importance of Door Handles in Architecture), which also showed the new door handle designed by GRAFT.Together with the Association of German Architects (BDA Münster/ Münsterland), the Regional Association of Westphalia – Lippe (LWL) invites notable architects to present their work at this annual lecture series.

 

https://www.lwl.org/dlbw/service/veranstaltungen/architektur-im-kontext

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INSTAGRAFT

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GRAFT extends its social media appearance with Instagram

As “graft.official” we are going to post images and videos from our office everyday life, the activities of our founding partners and the progress of our projects on a regular basis.
Beside our activities on Facebook and Vimeo, Instagram is the third social media channel we use to present our work.

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NEW GRAFT COLLABORATION: YOUNG ENGINEERS FORUM

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We are happy about the collaboration “Young Engineers Forum” between GRAFT and BuroHappold Engineering!  Last week a group of 12 young engineers from BuroHappold came to our Berlin office to get an introduction to freehand 3d-sketching from Graftie Jerzy Gabriel.  We are looking forward to the next workshop this Thursday at BuroHappold where architects and engineers will speak about BIM Modelling.

Check out the talent of our freehand 3d-sketching teacher:

https://www.facebook.com/Studio-Rysunku-133667110036287/?fref=ts

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SOLARKIOSK AG

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SOLARKIOSK AG, the energy and business gateway to underserved communities worldwide, and SES Techcom Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of world-leading satellite operator SES, announced today that they have entered a new partnership to deliver high-quality connectivity to communities worldwide.

The partnership between SES Techcom Services and SOLARKIOSK is the first major step to deliver off-grid, connected solar infrastructure solutions for communities worldwide, targeting individual users, businesses, schools, medical centers and farms.

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OPENING OF GRAFT PROJECT “KABBALAH CENTRE DEUTSCHLAND”

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We are happy to announce the opening of the GRAFT project Kabbalah Centre Deutschland! It is a part of the new unique residential and commercial quarter with a mixture of historical architecture and contemporary reconstruction called BRICKS BERLIN SCHÖNEBERG, which will be developed on the grounds of the former Postfuhramt (post office) in Berlin Schöneberg.

The architectural concept translates one of the central ideas of the teachings of Kabbalah: gradual perception as spatial development along a path. If you want to find out more about the Kabbalah Centre Deutschland, please click here.

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HOTEL SPACE AWARD FOR OLD MILL HOTEL BELGRADE

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We are happy to announce that our project Old Mill Hotel Belgrade won an Annual Hotel Space Award in the 13th Modern Decoration International Media Award Competition. The GRAFT project was published in Issues no. 357 of the Chinese Modern Decoration Magazine and has now been chosen as a winner among 11 additional candidates out of competing 4,000 entries from 22 countries.

The International Media Award was founded by the Modern Decoration Magazine publishers in 2003 for giving awards to excellent interior design works from the perspective of media.

The awarding ceremony took place at the Hilton Hotel in Shenzen/ China on Monday the 7th of December. A summary of the event will be published in the January issue of the magazine.

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