THE LIFEPOD [3.0] by Kamel Lokman

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THE LIFEPOD [3.0] Science fiction investigation to develop new conditions for conducting life in apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic scenarios From its invention, utopia has almost always been described and depicted as an island. When, in the 1960s, we saw for the first time the photographic image of our blue planet, it was described as an island floating in space. This image …

Codes in the clouds X – Berlin White noise

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Dessau International Architecture Graduate School – 2016 Brief WHITE NOISE, is a fuzzy always-existing noise in the background, it is a mish-mash, a higgledy- piggledy hogposh – neither definable nor de-constructible. WHITE NOISE is the audible superimposition of traffic, people moving, talking, the humming noise of computers, LED lights shivering or waves of all kinds, the twittering of birds, the …

TUB prototypes – make material city I

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TU Berlin, Chair of Sustainable Urban Design, Prof. Raoul Bunschoten, 2016 The module engages into the research, design and development of an architectural prototype. Small scale. Medium scale. Analog – Digital – Computational – Communicating Alexander Brauer ‘Bioplastics as ‘infill’ paneling component to a voronoi tesselated structure’ This project tests the possibilities of adopting to the usage of bioplastic as …

CITC X – Allanoo

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The project is located in the east part of berlin in between two contradictory neighbourhoods – Friedrichshain and kreuzberg. the site is aligned to the ringbahn station – Berlin frankfurter allee. these two general characteristics contributes location with continuous human flow, variable in terms of needs and interests. the purpose of new building – multifunctional space, hosting art gallery, public …

TUB Prototypes – shape memory alloy shading

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The prototype using ‘shape memory alloy springs’ presents a first prototype for a shading device. It derived from a series of folding tectonics, slotting in the hinges, steel springs and copper wiring between the dual layers of the flaps and base. From the previous prototype of developing only a single wings, now six wings had to be integrated with each …