Andreas Unteidig

Andreas Unteidig is a research associate & lecturer at the Design Research Lab/Berlin University of the Arts, where he explores the relationship of design, technology and the political. Prior to that, he studied at KISD/Cologne and Parsons/NYC and worked as a graphic, interaction and service designer. He has been teaching design methods and theory in Berlin, Cologne, Dessau, Hildesheim and Jerusalem.

His work has been published and exhibited throughout Europe, the US, Israel and China. Andreas co-founded the transdisciplinary research group Civic Infrastructures, and is currently leading the Berlin efforts contributing to the EU research project MAZI (CAPS/H2020).

recent activities
Workshop lecture at CAPSSI Digital Social Innovation Fair, 02/17, Rome
Co-chair of the pictorial track for ACM DIS2017
Panelist at DGTF2016 “Das Politische im Design”, Bauhaus Dessau
Exhibition & Lecture at Radical Networks 2016, Brooklyn, NY
Exhibition of Polylogue II, Greek Pavilion, 15th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice
Co-editor of Design as Research – Positions, Arguments, Perspectives. Birkhäuser 2016

Publications

IN ZUKUNFT ALLES SMART? Warum Technologie unsere Städte nicht automatisch intelligenter und demokratischer macht

Unteidig, Andreas (2017): IN ZUKUNFT ALLES SMART? Warum Technologie unsere Städte nicht automatisch intelligenter und demokratischer macht. 99% Urban.


Design im Dunstkreis der Smart City

Unteidig, Andreas (2016). FastForward Magazin.


Design as Research – Positions, Arguments, Perspectives

Joost, Gesche; Bredies, Katharina; Christensen, Michelle; Conradi, Florian; Unteidig, Andreas (Eds.): Design as Research – Positions, Arguments, Perspectives. Basel: Birkhäuser 2016.


Design and Social Change: The Changing Environment of a Discipline in Flux

Joost, Gesche; Unteidig, Andreas (2015): Design and Social Change: The Changing Environment of a Discipline in Flux. In: Jonas, Wolfgang; Zerwas, Sarah; von Anshelm, Kristof (2015): Transformation Design. Perspectives on a New Design Attitude. Basel: Birkhäuser, pp.134-148.


The Hybrid Meeting Point. An urban infrastructure for interacting across boundaries of difference

Unteidig, Andreas; Herlo, Bianca; Reiter, Lutz (2015): The Hybrid Meeting Point. An urban infrastructure for interacting across boundaries of difference. Proceedings of Hybrid City 2015: Data to the People. Athens: URIAC, pp. 87-94.


DIY networking as a facilitator for interdisciplinary research on the hybrid city

Antoniadis, Panayotis; Apostol, Ileana; Gaved, Mark; Smyth, Michael; Unteidig, Andreas (2015): DIY networking as a facilitator for interdisciplinary research on the hybrid city. Proceedings of Hybrid City 2015: Data to the People. Athens: URIAC, pp. 65-72


Participatory Design and the Hybrid City. The Living Lab Mehringplatz, Berlin, and the Project “Community Now? Conflicts, Interventions, New Publics”

Herlo, Bianca; Sametinger, Florian; Schubert, Jennifer; Unteidig, Andreas (2015): Participatory Design and the Hybrid City. The Living Lab Mehringplatz, Berlin, and the Project “Community Now? Conflicts, Interventions, New Publics”. Proceedings of Hybrid City 2015: Data to the People. Athens: URIAC, pp. 151-160.


Contact. Facilitating Information Sharing between Strangers using Hyperlocal Community Wireless Networks.

Antoniadis, Panayotis/Apostol, Ileana/Unteidig, Andreas/Joost, Gesche (2014): Contact. Facilitating Information Sharing between Strangers using Hyperlocal Community Wireless Networks. Proceedings of the UrbanIxD Sypmposium. Venice, Italy.


Design as Curator for Urban Discourse

Unteidig, Andreas/Joost, Gesche (2014): Design as Curator for Urban Discourse. Proceedings of the UrbanIxD Sypmposium. Venice, Italy.


Neighborhood Labs

in: Agents of Alternatives (2015), p. 322-340, Fuad-Luke, Hirscher, Moebus (ed.)


Hybrid Letter Box

Schubert, Jennifer; Bergmann, Malte; Herlo, Bianca; Sametinger, Florian; Unteidig, Andreas (2014) Poster Submission, Cumulus Conference Aveiro, Portugal.


Mögliche Dinge. Kompetenz und Bürde designerischer Normativität.

Krings, Manuel; Unteidig, Andreas (2013): Mögliche Dinge. Kompetenz und Bürde designerischer Normativität. kisdedition, Köln.


Community Infrastructuring – Designwerkzeuge zur partizipatorischen Stadtgestaltung.

Bergmann, Malte; Herlo, Bianca; Sametinger, Florian; Schubert, Jennifer; Unteidig, Andreas (2013): Community Infrastructuring – Designwerkzeuge zur partizipatorischen Stadtgestaltung. In: Lange, Bastian; Prasenc, Gottfried; Saico, Harald (Hg.): Ortsentwürfe. Urbanität im 21. Jahrhundert. Jovis Verlag, Berlin. p. 62-67.


Jenseits der Stellvertretung: Partizipatorisches Design und designerische Autorschaft.

Unteidig, Andreas (2013): Partizipatorisches Design und designerische Autorschaft. In: Mareis, Claudia; Held, Matthias; Joost, Gesche (Hg.): Wer gestaltet die Gestaltung? Praxis, Theorie und Geschichte des partizipatorischen Designs. Trascript Verlag, Bielefeld. p. 157-163.


Neighborhood Labs: Building urban Communities through Civic Engagement

Unteidig, Andreas; Sametinger, Florian; Schubert, Jennifer; Joost, Gesche (2013): Neighborhood Labs: Building urban Communities through Civic Engagement; Proceedings of the Participatory Innovation Conference 2013. Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lahti, Finland.


Neighborhood Labs – Community Building through Knowledge Transfer.

J. Schubert, F. Sametinger, A. Unteidig, V. Aumann, M. Schäth 2012. Neighborhood Labs – Community Building through Knowledge Transfer. In Proceedings of the DRS Conference, Bangkok, 2012




Talks & Lectures

ACTIVATING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Public conversation with Marco Clausen (Prinzessinnengärten & Nachbarschaftsakademie) and Andreas Unteidig (Design Research Lab).
Supermarkt, Berlin.

15. 02. 2017


Creating a MAZI zone in Berlin

Workshop talk at the Digital Social Innovation Fair 2017.
Municipality of Rome, Italy.

02. 02. 2017


Panel Discussion »Das Politische im Design«

w/ Prof. David Oswald, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jonas, Sabine Junginger (PhD), Andreas Unteidig
DGTF-Jahrestagung 2016
Bauhaus Dessau

November 2016


MAZI – Between digital commons, urban struggles and local self-organization

Radical Networks 2016 Conference, in partnership with EyeBeam
Brooklyn, New York

November 2016


Polylogue II

15th International Architecture Exhibition/Biennale di Venezia
Greek Pavillon
October 2016


Digital Commons, Urban Struggles and Local Networks

MetroZones Camp, Hamburg
September 2016


Smart City vs. Smart Citizens?

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft 2016
Haus der Zukunft, Berlin
Juni 2016


Round Table Moderation: Open Cities

Open Cities Symposium (12./13. Februar 2016)
opencities.community-now.org


»Connecting Strangers«

NetFutures, European Commission, Brussels
April 2016


»Design, Technology & Civic Infrastructure«

This Happened, Edinburgh
April 2016


Panel Discussion »Off the Cloud«

Transmediale, Berlin
February 2016


Participatory Design and the Hybrid City

Hybrid City 2015: Data to the People. Athens, Greece.
September 2015


The Hybrid Meeting Point

Hybrid City 2015: Data to the People. Athens, Greece.
September 2015


Design, Technology and Civic Infrastructures

MobiSys, Florence, Italy.
May 2015


Community Wireless Network Panel

Transmediale, Berlin.
With Aram Bartholl, Mathias Jud, David Darts, Matthias Strubel, Jeff Andreoni, James Lewis, James Stevens, Panayotis Antoniadis, Ileana Apostol.
January 2015


Partizipatorische Ansätze und Community Engagement im Design

Künstlergespräche, Ara Gülers Ausstellung. Willy-Brandt-Haus, Berlin.
November 2014


Vernetzte Nachbarschaften Analog/Digital

Morgenwelt Keynotes 2014, Elmshorn.
October 2014


Design as Curator for Urban Publics

Urban IxD Symposium, Venice, Italy.
Sept 2014


CONTACT. Information Sharing between Strangers

Poster Präsentation.
Urban Interaction Design Symposium, Venice, Italy.
Sept 2014


Hybrid Infrastructures

University of Thessaly, Volos
July 2014


Zur Gestaltbarkeit städtischer Diskursräume

Interdisziplinäres Syposium „Revival of Places. Routinen und Orte in vorübergehender räumlicher Nähe für die Wissensgenerierung“. Hannover, April 2014.


Neighborhood Labs: Building urban Communities through Civic Engagement

Participatory Innovation Conference. Lahti, Finnland
June 2013


Design, Technology and the Right to the City

Tuesday Talk, Köln International School of Design, Cologne,  April 21st 2015


Design als Kurator städtischer Öffentlichkeiten

Fachhochschule Mainz, Vortrag im Masterstudiengang “Design for Participation”, May 2014


The Neighborhood Will Not be Streamed

Re:publica, May 2013


Building Community Infrastructures through Civic Engagement

Participatory Innovation Conference 2013, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lahti, Finland.


Participatory Design and Authorship

Workshop at DGTF Conference 2012, HAWK Hildesheim, November 2012