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Zero Emission Home (Methodenkompaktkurs, UdK, 5. Semester)

June 26, 2014, posted in
Die Gesamtenergie in einem abgeschlossenen System bleibt konstant, heißt es im Energieerhaltungssatz in der Physik. Dieses unumstößliche Gesetz klingt wunderbar harmonisch, obwohl es doch gravierende Ungleichgewichte beherbergen kann. Benötigt ein Systemteil mehr Energie als vorhanden, kommt es unweigerlich zu Defiziten bei anderen Teilen. Damit befinden wir uns mitten in der Nachhaltigkeitsdebatte, wie viel Energie wer verbrauchen darf. Read more...

Weekly Colloquium: »Urban Planning and Democracy« (1957) by Lucius Burckhardt

June 24, 2014, posted in Civic Infrastructures
The weekly colloquium will discuss the text »Urban Planning and Democracy« (1957) written by the Swiss sociologist, art historian and economist Lucius Burckhardt (1925 – 2003). It is one excerpt of the 2012 published compilation »Lucius Burckhardts Writings – Rethinking Man-made Environments« edited by Jesko Fezer and Martin Schmitz.

#Kollisionen2014

June 13, 2014, posted in News & Events
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No Colloquium tomorrow!

June 12, 2014, posted in News & Events
The Colloquium for June 19 had to be canceled. See you next week!

Upcoming Talk: From smart cities to engaged citizens

May 31, 2014, posted in Civic Infrastructures
From smart cities to engaged citizens DIY Networking, urban interaction design, and being together in the hybrid city The virtual space created through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) overlays more and more closely the physical space of cities, contributing in the formation of a new hybrid space. Our ambitious goal is to provide concrete tools (analytical, conceptual, and Read more...

@LormHand gewinnt beim Hochschulwettbewerb 2014

May 21, 2014, posted in Connected Textiles
"Interaktiv inklusiv – Taubblind ans Netz" Die LormHand ist eines von 15 Projekten, die im Rahmen des Hochschulwettbewerbs 2014 „Mehr als Bits und Bytes“ ausgezeichnet wurden. Mit dem Preisgeld von 10.000 Euro kann das Projekt Team rund um Tom Bieling und Tiago Martins bis zum Ende des Wissenschaftsjahrs 2014 seine Ideen zur Vermittlung seiner Forschung umsetzen. Read more...

Weekly Colloquium: Tony Fry‘s »Design as Politics«

May 7, 2014, posted in Civic Infrastructures
This week‘s colloquium will once again discuss Tony Fry‘s concepts on Design as being a crucial political force in the striving towards his notion of »Sustainment«. The talk will be held in english.

Weekly Colloquium | Gestaltung und Politik

April 14, 2014, posted in
Über Postästhetik und politische Intervention The colloquium's presentation about political intervention, subversive design approaches, protest movements and post-aesthetic concepts of art is going to be in german. Q & A can be done in English, of course! This is going to be our first Colloquium after semester break!

UHCI project at CeBIT Hannover

March 10, 2014, posted in Connected Textiles
Find us in the Smart Home area of the BMWi (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy) in Hall 9, booth E 24 http://www.bmwi.de/DE/Service/veranstaltungen,did=625256.html

Job Opportunity: Student Assistant (f/m): Interaction Design & Health Care

February 26, 2014, posted in Embodied Interaction
The Design Research Lab at the Berlin University of the Arts is looking for a Student Assistant (f/m) to support us in a research project on embodied interfaces in health care Job #: CL0S3R-2 | Estimated start date: April 1st 2014 Read more...