THE BLUE GOLD

THE BLUE GOLD Saltwater Filter Two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered with water. 97% of it is salt water. Nowadays, billions of people have no access to drinking water sources. Due to increasing population numbers and in order to avoid threatening conflicts like water wars, drinking water must be provided. Taking that into account, […]

THE ANTHROPOCENE – LECTURE by INA TURINSKY

THE ANTHROPOCENE – LECTURE by INA TURINSKY Halle – 09.04.2019 Ina Turinsky begins the lecture on her master’s thesis by enumerating examples illustrating the effects of environmental pollution, such as the extinction of species, rising water levels and air pollution. All the examples can be traced back to human behaviour and interventions in nature. Because […]

METAL RECYCLING LECTURE by MARKUS REUTER

METAL RECYCLING LECTURE by MARKUS REUTER Halle – 09.04.2019 Markus Reuter’s career began 35 years ago in South Africa’s gold mines. Later, after spending a few years in Australia, among other places, he went to Europe and was director of technology management in the recycling industry. He seeks contact with designers and dialogues in general. […]

URBAN MINING LECTURE by FELIX MÜLLER

URBAN MINING LECTURE by FELIX MÜLLER Halle – 09.04.2019 Felix Müller started his lecture with: One of the biggest design flaws may possibly be the way we commute, car transportation with its roads and waste of fuel. The environmental impact of looking at the automobile industry is underestimated. Factors such as road construction, destroying valuable […]

SUSTAINABILITY LECTURE by CONRAD DORER

SUSTAINABILITY LECTURE by CONRAD DORER Halle – 08.04.2019 The German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt UBA) is an institution in Dessau that deals with environmental conditions. It is essentially divided into five departments: Strategies of sustainability; soil, water, air; production and consumption; chemicals and energy. About 1600 employees work at the German Environment Agency in Dessau.Conrad Dorer’s […]