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.
Design and construction of the Cultural Center in Chamanga, suffering under an earthquake in Spring 2016. A cooperation with: Hochschule München, Portland State University , Tokyo University, cultural collective “Opción Más” and the Architects Atarraya (Lorena Burbano and Sebastián Oviedo) form Quito. Chamanga DesignBuild Studio at the Hochschule München. Chamanga DesignBuild Studio more information:
CoCoon-Studio contributed a case study article to ‘The DesignBuild Studio’ edited by Tolya Stonorov, Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont, USA, recently published by Routledge.
DesignBuild Studio at the Hochschule München. The task is to develop a cultural centre in the costal village of Chamanga that heavily suffer under an earthquake in Spring 2016. We will design and realize the second step of this urgently needed space for the youth of Chamanga.
An interview with CoCoon that took place in the framework of the Structures for Inclusion 17 conference at the Center for Public Interest Design in Portland, US was published on Germany’s leading architecture Website baunetz.de and can be found here.
2017 SEED + dbXchange + Live Projects Network Awards Design Corps, the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED), designbuildXchange, and Live Projects Network in collaboration with the Center for Public Interest Design, are pleased to announce the 2017 Awards winners to recognize excellence in public interest design.
Coproducing Neighbourhoods End-of-the-year Event Wednesday, December 14, 2016 5pm, Bröhan-Museum
Booklet of the DesignBuild Summer University 2016. Dowlnoad here: Booklet of the DesignBuild Summer University 2016 PDF or connect with ISSUU: Booklet of the DesignBuild Summer University 2016
Within the framework of the Summer University organized by the TUBS, TU Berlin, CoCoon offered the four week DesignBuild course: community spaces with refugees in Berlin/ Panke -Feld from July 25th to August 18th. A booklet is available now: Booklet of the DesignBuild Summer University 2016 PDF
International Symposium and Workshop: Reading Patina. Learning from the deterioration of built landscapes through time. 7-9. Juli 2016, Fachgebiet Landschaftsbau-Objektbau, TU Berlin