Monthly Archives: November 2013

Ben Flanner Interview with La Contra

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When Energy Becomes Form Studio – Mid Term Review

Today the When Energy Becomes Form Studio had their Mid Term Review with Claudia Pasquero, Marco Poletto and Carmelo Zappulla, as well as MAA Director Areti Markopoulou, during which the students presented the research developped until now as well as their bio-technological prototypes, presenting morphology, materiality and aesthetic novelty, through the emergent qualities of specific flows [...]

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Tuesday 26th of November 2013 Richard Blythe Lecture: The Ticklish Subject of Architecture @ 19.30, IAAC Auditorium Open to the Public RICHARD BLYTHE Dr Richard Blythe is Professor in Architecture and Dean, Architecture + Design at RMIT University, Australia a position he has held since June 2007. In 2010 he led the establishment of the RMIT [...]

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Today we had the pleasure of hosting a Lecture by Ben Flanner, the head farmer and CEO of Brooklyn Grange. during the Lecture Ben described the many facets and projects of the Brooklyn Grange, a 2.5 acre rooftop farm in New York City. As the population in cities rise, these appear to be evermore removed [...]

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Workshop – Does self-sufficient real estate exist?

Since 2008 the world has changed. The economic system has undergone all kinds of system failures. So far we have seen the meltdown of the housing industry, bank savings, big organizations, companies and so on. But we have also witnessed new initiatives that are based on alternative financial models, informal currency systems and community based sharing models. In [...]

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Vote for the People’s Choice Award – 5th Advanced Architecture Contest

In parallel to the 5th Advanced Architecture Contest, the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IaaC) and Hewlett-Packard are also running the international People’s Choice Award. On IaaC’s Facebook page, inside the 5th Advanced Architecture Contest Album, vote by giving “like” to the picture of your choice. The most popular image will win an HP Designjet web connected Printer. The People’s Choice Award will be open untill December [...]

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Tuesday 19th of November: BEN FLANNER – BROOKLYN GRANGE

  Tuesday 19th of November 2013 Ben Flanner Lecture: Brooklyn Grange @ 19.30, IAAC Auditorium Open to the Public BEN FLANNER Ben Flanner is the head farmer, CEO, and co-founder of Brooklyn Grange rooftop Farm, based in New York City. A pioneering urban farm operation, the business produces vegetables, herbs, and honey on 2 ½ [...]

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