01 February 2014

News
Who cares?

ABK, Stuttgart

4–5 February 2014

weissenhof-institut.abk-stuttgart.de

 

As early as the 1960s, the Austro-American designer and design philosopher, Victor Papanek (1923–1998) called for a social design that “met people’s true needs”. He pleaded for sustainable and participatory practice in design. Fifty years later, this desire is more relevant than ever before. This year’s Weißenhof symposium is tackling the subject.



 

 

What is the social responsibility of the design and architecture disciplines? What would a creative and consciously responsible attitude look like that would achieve a change in the world through design and architecture? The two-day symposium is part of the programme of events for the exhibition “Soziale Projekte – Fragen / Antworten” (Social projects – questions / answers) at Weißenhof. The organisers are inviting international designers to lectures and discussions at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenende Künste, Stuttgart.

 

 

4 February 2014

Neubau 1, Auditorium 301

 

7 p.m.
Anna Heringer: On Sustaining Beauty

 

9 p.m.

TDD (Tischlein Deck Dich)

Konrad Kuhn will play records, the TDD team will cook, serve and mix drinks at the TDD bar

 

 

5 February 2014

Neubau 2, Lecture theatre

 

9.30 a.m.

Coffee and croissants

 

10 a.m.

Greeting from the Director of the Weißenhof-Institut

Tobias Wallisser (ABK Stuttgart)

 

10.10 a.m.

Welcome and introduction

Uwe Fischer/Regina Fasshauer (ABK Stuttgart)

 

10.30 a.m.

Markus Dobmeier (Bauen für Orangefarm e.V.)

studio mzamba – build together, learn together

 

11:15 a.m.

Lindsey Sherman (Urban Think Tank/ETH Zurich)

The Syncretic City

 

Midday

Lunch break

 

1.30 p.m.

Max Borka (author, curator/Berlin)

Form Follows Foco

 

2 :15 p.m.

Massoud Hassani (Designer/Eindhoven)

Improve your environment through product design

 

3 p.m.

Coffee break

 

3:30 p.m.

Dennis Kanter (Kanter & Karlsson/Gothenburg)

Refugee Housing Unit – innovation in humanitarian shelter relief

 

4:15 p.m.

Podium discussion

Chaired by Hans D. Christ (Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart)

 

5 p.m.

Refreshments

Shop

Nº 282
Simulation

form Design Magazine


Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=c2abf531071d572b5a0a8250b94deb5997b12165d69b4787e281d318d79136fc Order now

Contact

Verlag form GmbH & Co. KG
Wildunger Straße 8
60487 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

T +49 69 153 269 430
F +49 69 153 269 431
form@form.de

Subscription Service

Questions to your subscription invoice, to our subscription program or a change of address?

T +49 69 153 269 438
F +49 69 153 269 439
leserservice@form.de

Newsletter

Sign up now and get access to exclusive ticket draws, monthly news about the magazine as well as information on exciting design events and publications.

Sign up

Design Magazine
Established 1957

 

 
form.de