MAGAZIN practical analysis

MAGAZIN practical analysis The goal of the practical analysis was to pursue individual questions less analytically and more practically-experimentally. We decided to disassemble a container DS. Since the product is not made entirely of powdered steel parts, disassembly would be the first step to accomplish “closed-loop” recycling by an appropriate recycling company. This disassembly took […]


IDEATION WORKSHOP 28.10.2021 In order to begin our project, we took part in a two day workshop during which we made a few exercises to open our mind to the possibilities of the mycelium. It was never questioned to think about the limits or feasibility but only about seeing opportunities, imagining processes. The goal was […]


EXCURSION #3 TO BERLIN 26.10.2021-27.10.2021 Our second visit to Berlin was filled with more input we gained through Museums and their exhibitions, from designers and their work life, universities and their design studies and other associations that are specified on mycelium. Felix Kraemer Our first stop was in Felix Kraemers Studio. Felix is a Berlin […]


NETWORK ANALYSIS 19.10.2021 – Workshop with Rebecca Ritter-Grieshammer & Katherina Mludek At the beginning of our workshop, given by Rebecca Grieshammer and Katherina Mludek, we had the chance to analyse our own networks, sort them into categories and write them down for comparison. Main aspect in this task was to understand and visualize the participants […]


EXCURSION #2 TO JENA 20.10.2021 HKI / Hans-Knöll-Institut Our second trip to Jena started with a lecture on symbioses and fungi in general as well as on the specific relationship between Termitomyces and fungus-growing termite species. Who houses whom in this mutualistic system is just one of the few complex questions the students had for […]


ONLINE LECTURE SERIES 12.10.2021 & 13.10.2021 Gestaltung forscht: Conference of Design-Science “Designforschung” Questions about the meaning of research in design, about its self-understanding and its methods were discussed from different perspectives. In three presentations, experts presented their view on the topic during the digital discourse, which was initiated by Rita Rentzsch, professor for interior architecture […]


EXCURSION #1 TO BERLIN 08.10.2021 Literaturhaus Berlin On Oktober the 8th we spent the morning at Literaturhaus Berlin. The Exhibition “The Festival of Cooperations” takes a look at the overlapping social, political and ecological crises of the present. It expands on this and also sets its own accents. In seven rooms spread over two floors, […]


MIND THE FUNGI 05.- 06.10.2021 – Workshop with Alessandro Volpato Berlin based Alessandro Volpato has a background as biologist and is involved in citizen science projects as communicator and demonstrator for open scientific tools and the work with fungi.He designs tools to facilitate the learning process in life sciences and explore interdisciplinary research, in- and […]