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MobilityCommercialModular ArchitectureBranding
MobilityCommercialModular ArchitectureBranding
Project typeInfrastructure, charging stations, electro mobility
StatusDesign guideline, first implementation
LocationGermany, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Sweden, Denmark and Norway
TimeOngoing
Sizevariable

On behalf of E.ON Drive, GRAFT and GRAFT Brandlab developed a prototype for an ultra-fast charging station. This was further developed into an innovative, extendable system of modules capable of adapting to future requirements.

GRAFT Energy Connectivity Hubs
MobilityCommercialModular ArchitectureArchitecture Activism
MobilityCommercialModular ArchitectureArchitecture Activism
Project typeOff-grid and clean energy provision, drone technology, solar power, sustainable business, rural communities, architecture activism
StatusOngoing
LocationAfrican Drone Forum, Rwanda
TimeOngoing

At the African Drone Forum in Rwanda in early 2020, GRAFT and DroneMasters presented a new concept that would enable the fast and easy implementation of a decentralized drone, energy and education network. The idea is to link the existing functions of the SOLARKIOSK project with a drone infrastructure to increase rural connectivity in Africa.

GRAFT Solarkiosk
Architecture ActivismModular ArchitectureCommercial
Architecture ActivismModular ArchitectureCommercial
Project typeOff-grid and clean energy provision, solar power, sustainable business, rural communities, architecture activism
StatusOngoing
LocationWorldwide
TimeOngoing

SOLARKIOSK is an infrastructure instrument that can create an impact from the bottom up, cooperating directly with local people and developing their community. With clean solar energy and an inclusive business model, SOLARKIOSK provides an energy supply, connectivity, and communication even in remote regions.

Heimat2 Birdview
ResidentialUrban PlanningModular ArchitectureArchitecture Activism
ResidentialUrban PlanningModular ArchitectureArchitecture Activism
Project typeTemporary housing for refugees
Statusongoing
LocationGermany
Time2016
Sizescalable

GRAFT co-founded Heimat2 with partners Comterra Care, Lepi Ventures, Bernstein Group and H.W. Pausch to provide dignified housing solutions for refugees in Germany that combine short- and long-term solutions from typical disaster relief programs.

BRLO BRWHOUSE
HospitalityModular Architecture
HospitalityModular Architecture
Project typeMobile brewery and beer garden
StatusBuilt
LocationBerlin, Germany
Time2016
Size1,821m² (GFA)

In Berlin, on the site of “Urbane Mitte” between eastern and western part of Gleisdreieck Park, a mobile brewery and beer garden designed by GRAFT has been erected in summer 2016. The building volume of BRLO BRWHOUSE combines gastronomy, events, administration and the art of brewery and is remarkable for its container architecture in modular design.

Affordable Housing Namibia
Architecture ActivismModular ArchitectureResidentialUrban Planning
Architecture ActivismModular ArchitectureResidentialUrban Planning
Project typeAffordable housing, prototypical urban planning of 1,000 housing units
StatusOngoing
LocationWalvis Bay, Ongwediva and Ondangwa, Namibia
Time2014–2015
Size41m² apartments – 205m² housing units

Namibia is experiencing a housing crisis with half a million people living in unsafe shack settlements. The average prices for houses and apartments have become unaffordable for over 90% of the population. In a study commissioned by KfW Bankengruppe, GRAFT identified several approaches to reducing construction costs by up to 30% compared with the cost of a comparable National Housing Enterprise unit.

Platoon Berlin
CulturalModular ArchitectureExhibition / StageWork
CulturalModular ArchitectureExhibition / StageWork
Project typeExhibitions, Bar & Restaurant, Event Hall, Artist Studios, Office Studios, Workshop Room
StatusBuilt (dismantled in 2017)
LocationBerlin, Germany
Time2012

PLATOON KUNSTHALLE Berlin is built of 34 iso cargo containers. As icons of a flexible architecture in a globalized culture, the stacked containers form a unique construction that can be rebuilt anywhere else any time.

Platoon Seoul
CulturalModular ArchitectureExhibition / StageWork
CulturalModular ArchitectureExhibition / StageWork
Project typeExhibitions, Bar & Restaurant, Event Hall, Artist Studios, Library Lounge, Office Studios, Workshop Room, Roof Top Bar
StatusBuilt
LocationSeoul, South Korea
Time2009
Size415m²

PLATOON KUNSTHALLE Seoul is built of 28 iso cargo containers. As icons of a flexible architecture in a globalized culture, the stacked containers form a unique construction that can be rebuilt anywhere else any time.

GRAFT Solarkiosk
Architecture ActivismModular ArchitectureResidentialUrban Planning
Architecture ActivismModular ArchitectureResidentialUrban Planning
Project typeRebuilding the Lower Ninth Ward, master planning, single-family houses
StatusOngoing
LocationNew Orleans, USA
Time2006–2008
Size1,000 sqft (100m2) - 3,000 sqft (300m2) houses

In 2007 GRAFT started the “Make It Right Foundation” together with Brad Pitt, Bill McDonough, and the Cherokee Foundation, to rebuild the Lower 9th Ward.

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