GRAFT LECTURE AT TRILUX PARTNER SUMMIT COLOGNE

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On the occasion of the TRILUX Partner Summit, GRAFT partner Sven Fuchs will give a lecture on “Light in harmony with architecture” in which he will, among other things, report on how visions shape thinking and acting at GRAFT. Trilux Light Campus is a prime example of how a vision became reality and how innovative spatial concepts emerge when light is in harmony with architecture.

When: Friday, 10 May 2019

Where: Trilux Light Campus, Cologne

More information: https://bit.ly/2W7RsMv

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GRAFT LECTURE AT QUADRIGA UNIVERSITY BERLIN

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GRAFT Director of Communications, Nora Zerelli has been responsible for the campaign of “Unbuilding Walls”, the German Biennale contribution 2018 curated by GRAFT and Marianne Birthler. On the 17th of May, she will give a lecture at Quadriga University focusing on the exhibition concept, the communication strategy as well as her experience as Project Lead.


When: 17 May 2019, 2 pm

Where: Quadriga University, Berlin

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GRAFT LECTURE AT AEDES METROPOLITAN LABORATORY IN BERLIN

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GRAFT founding partner Wolfram Putz will giva a keynote on sketching in times of digital transformation. The keynote entitled “Crossmedia Sketching” deals with artistic and technical possibilities in the form finding process and gives an outlook on innovations in this field.


When: Friday, May 10, 9:15
Where: ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory, Christinenstrasse 18-19, 10119 Berlin

more information can be found here: https://bit.ly/2WxQVk9

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GRAFT KEYNOTE AT THE FUTURE MOBILITY SUMMIT IN BERLIN

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On the occasion of the Future Mobility Summit in Berlin, GRAFT founding partner Thomas Willemeit will hold a keynote entitled ‘Future Spaces for Mobility’. The keynote will cover topics of urban development in times of transforming transportation and a new urbanity.

When: April 8, 2019, 5:30 pm

Where: Gasometer, Berlin

More information on the event can be found on >> https://bit.ly/2H72RV0

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GRAFT KEYNOTE AT THE ARCH + DSGN SUMMIT IN ISTANBUL

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GRAFT partner Sven Fuchs will give a lecture on April 5 at the ARCH + DSGN Summit in Istanbul. The keynote entitled ‘Less is Future’ will be about the big questions of our time and how they can be addressed by architects and designers.  Special focus will be on the chances of new technologies such as Virtual- and Augmented Reality and GRAFT’s related projects SOLARKIOSK or Parametric (Dream) Room Design.

 

When: April 5, 2019, 5 pm

Where: ARCH + DSGN SUMMIT, Istanbul, Turkey

More information on the event can be found on >> https://bit.ly/2WGTEr6

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DESIGN COMPETITION „BEYOND BAUHAUS – PROTOTYPING THE FUTURE“ IS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES

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To mark the centennial anniversary of the Bauhaus design school, the ‘beyond bauhaus’ competition is calling visionary designers from across the world to contribute concepts and prototypes which address relevant social issues, and aim to make the world a healthier, fairer, more sustainable and better place. GRAFT founding partner Wolfram Putz will be part of the Jury.

 

Apply until March 31st for a chance to travel to Berlin at the organizers’ expense and to present your project in an exhibition in Germany’s design capital this summer: www.beyondbauhaus.com

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GRAFT KEYNOTE AT THE NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE CONFERENCE 2019

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At in:situ, The New Zealand Institute of Architects​ Conference 2019, 11 accomplished international architects will visit Auckland to share insights about their work and the contemporary practice of architecture.

GRAFT founding partner Wolfram Putz will speak at the conference alongside Reinier de Graaf, Ma Yansong and Sadie Morgan! His keynote takes place on February 14, 3:45-5:00pm at Spark Arena​ in Auckland, New Zealand​. At the end of his presentation there will be a question session facilitated by Christopher Hawthorne, the chief design officer of Los Angeles.

 

When: February 14, 3 pm
Where: New Zealand Architecture Conference, Spark Arena, Auckland, NZ
For more information please visit >> https://www.insitu.nzia.co.nz/

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GRAFT KEYNOTE AT KNAUF ARCHITEC IN STUTTGART

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GRAFT founding partner Wolfram Putz will hold a lecture on January 30 at Knauf Architec in Stuttgart’s Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle. The lecture entitled “Homeland and Identity, Departure and Experiment – What will shape architecture and urban planning in the future.” deals, among other things, with the effects of the advancing digitization in urban planning.

 

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 4:00 pm
Where: Knauf Business Days Architec, Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart.
More information about the event can be found here: www.knauf-werktage.de/de/knauf-architec/

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JURY ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE UNBUILDING WALL TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP

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The jury committee selected two winners from numerous applications from over ten countries for this year’s UMBUILDING WALLS Travel Grant on January 14. We congratulate Antonio Giráldez López with “MORE THAN WALLS” and Brooke Adams with “UNBUILDING HERE” to their convincing proposals and wish them much joy and success in the realization within the coming months. Follow us on Facebook to learn more about the projects as they unfold.

Thanks to everyone who sent in a proposal and helped make the first UNBUILDING WALLS travel fellowship a success.

 

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GRAND OPENING OF TRILUX HEADQUARTER IN COLOGNE

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Today we celebrate the completion and opening of the latest GRAFT project, the new headquarters of the German lighting company TRILUX in Cologne. The design of the rectangular building is strongly inspired by the client’s craft: light, refraction and reflections. The innovative Smart Workingscapes provide the optimal balance between spaces for privacy and communication.

 

Find out more about the project in our online portfolio.

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EXHIBITION TALK “THE SOLARKIOSK AS SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE” IN ZURICH

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As part of the “Social Design” exhibition at the Museum fuer Gestaltung in Zurich, GRAFT founding partner Lars Krückeberg will talk to curator Angeli Sachs about the SOLARKIOSK as a social infrastructure instrument and the development of the project.

 

When: January 16, 6 pm
Where: Museum für Gestaltung Zurich, Toni-Areal, Zurich
For more information please visit https://museum-gestaltung.ch/de/events/der-solarkiosk-als-soziale-infrastruktur/

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GRAFT KEYNOTE “UNBUILDING WALLS” AT UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES KOBLENZ

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GRAFT founding partner Wolfram Putz will give a lecture about GRAFT and the Biennale exhibition UNBUILDING WALLS at the University of Applied Sciences Koblenz. The keynote is part of the lecture series ‘Profile der Architektur’.

 

When: January 16, 7 pm
Where: University of Applied Sciences Koblenz, RheinMoselCampus, Koblenz Karthause, Konrad-Zuse-Straße 1, 56075 Koblenz

For more information please visit https://www.hs-koblenz.de/architektur/die-fachrichtung/

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