during a stormy and winterly season in january, I have the great opportunity to reflect upon the approach, meaning and future goal of the new ‘culture axis‘ in katowice, silesia. I am interviewing architects tomasz konior, jerzy szczepanik-dzikowski of JEMS architekci and the town government’s press office on the individual projects and the revitalization strategy […]
my lecture on the revitalization of the postindustrial landscape in japan took place at the university of economics, katowice PL today. a great venture and wonderful opportunity to discuss the potentials and challenges of art/architecture ventures as impulses for change and growth in the region.
I take part in the one month artist-in-residence program in kronstadt, russia, a military naval basis close to st. petersburg. the independent construction development around “shanghai” bay features sleeping opportunities built independently by the owners upon their small boat workshops. As an essential means of transportation in this area, the boat gives inspiring insight into […]
the book presentation to biornametics took place at the university of applied arts vienna, march 18, 2013. biornametics is a design-based research program, conducted by barbara imhof and petra gruber. generated from the words ‘biomimetics’ and ‘ornament,’ biornametics charts the potentials in collaborative processes. examining natural patterns, the project embraces nature and aesthetics as the […]
following the substantial 2012, I relaunched my homepage with a new design. I selected queenstown’s copper mine in tasmania as cover that I experienced last september. more to follow on my recently published article regarding the collaboration between science and the arts and an exciting book presentation of my colleagues’ project biornametics at the university […]