CoCoon is a sector for contextual planning, design and construction in an intercultural and interdisciplinary context. It combines teaching, research, practice and networking. CoCoon is dedicated to the DesignBuild methodology.
Virtual version of the Design for the Common Good International Exhibition, Denver from January 14–March 19, 2022.
CoCoon and the network designbuildXchange.eu as co-developer are proud to announce the launch of the web-platform “Design For The Common Good” .
The Center for Culture and Ecology Quiané is nominated for the DAM 2022 Price in the category foreign projects.
The MUAS DesignBuild project Center for Culture and Ecology Santa Catarina Quiané is winner of the special mention of the Fritz Höger award 2020.
The MUAS DesignBuild project Center for Culture and Ecology Santa Catarina Quiané got awarded by the Bienal Panamericana de Arquitectura Quíto 2020 as finalist in the category: Premio Mundial – Hábitat Social y Desarrollo.
In limits, Ursula Hartig writes about process as a key element of DesignBuild projects as opposed to the finished product. She talks about challenges, failures and the ethical dilemma of the projects.
The Chamanga Cultural Center is nominated for the shortlist of the DAM 2020 Price for the cathegory foreing projects. https://dam-online.de/veranstaltung/dam-preis-2020/
Petition: The project in Santa Catarina Quiané is the last in a series of studios at the Hochschule München (University of applied Sciences Munich).
Quiané DesignBuild Mexico II, ein Bautagebuch in 38 Kapiteln is published by the Hochschule München.