Offline social life – The importance of community and public spaces – what have we learned during the corona virus?

The lockdowns all around the world make us realise the importance of community and public life and spaces. Without coming together, our life is way more difficult. We are all closed into our homes and super narrow social bubbles. Even if we can have online “social life”, we cannot meet and have offline exchange with […]

“Less is more!” – this means almost nothing but also everything – My learnings in life #004

“Less is more” – said once Mies van der Rohe. This is such a big nothing, that nobody can do anything with it. Many people use this phrase as a magical thing, but actually it is everything and nothing. I agree with this phrase, but also with the “More is more”… so what can we […]

1+1=3 which means togetherness + collaboration – My learnings in life #003

Doing things with other people is always a little (or a lot) more complicated than doing things alone (if it is possible at all to do them alone), but it makes a lot of sense to do them together. It brings a lot more than doing them alone. New perspectives, extra energies, new methods, cool […]

Celebration time, not everyday is Saturday! – My learnings in life #002

“You have to celebrate when it’s celebration time!” said once my brother. It makes a lot of sense, but it is also super difficult to make it real. Maybe it is about having a BALANCED life… If you have a life which celebrates everyday (you spend a lot of time and money on crazy things), you will […]

New research + books

We are doing a research and writing an article about #inclusivity #spaceattachment #identity #codesign #collaborativedevelopment #housing #refugees #privacy #communityspace #publicspace Thanks to all the authors! Amazing findings and important thoughts! Can’t wait to share our findings! #refugees #architecture #space #program @ Zürich, Switzerland Thanks Arrival City by Doug Saunders, Jane Jacobs, @Herbert Ludl, Jovis Verlag, […]