imagine 09



Ulrich Knaack, Delft University of Technology; Uta Pottgiesser, Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture; Jens Böke, Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture; Max Ernst, RWTH Aachen; Linda Hildebrand, RWTH Aachen; Anan Ashour, Ostwestfalen Lippe University of Applied Sciences


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This edition of Imagine is about a mobile workshop concept, which is and has been travelling across Europe. It links several universities that are members of the European Facade Network, which is developing a closeknit cadre of facade designers and specialists. What is interesting is to see how this workshop is fostering this network by serving as a platform to test concepts through the realisation of 1:1 mockups. Of course, none of the concepts are perfect or even properly functional, but it is the experience and the knowledge gained that are the real products – and once in a while good ideas do come out of it and voila: facade innovation is literally at hand!


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