FutureCityLab

Cities in Progress: Please do not disturb

Exhibition:
22. May – 05. July 2012
Opening:
Tuesday, 22. May 2012, 6.00 pm

Speaking at the opening will be:
Dr. h.c. Kristin Feireiss, Aedes Berlin
Prof. Colin Ripley, Ryerson University Toronto
Dr. Ewald Boehlke, Zukunftsforscher Berlin

On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition „Public Space by Atelier Bow-Wow, Tokyo“  ANCB The Metropolitan Laboratory invites you to the public debate:

Urban PlayScapes

Time: May 22, 2012, 4pm – 5.30pm
Location: ANCBerlin,  Christinenstr. 18-19, 10119 Berlin

with Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, Atelier Bow-Wow and Thomas Auer, Transsolar
moderated by Ulf Meyer, Journalist, Berlin and Mekonnen Meshghena, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Berlin

 

Aedes Cooperation Partners

 

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  • Thomas Auer, Transsolar

  • Colin Ripley, Ryerson University Toronto

  • Exhibition Opening

  • Exhibition Opening

  • Workshop

  • Workshop

  • Workshop

  • Workshop

  • Thomas Auer, Transsolar & Kristin Feireiss, Aedes

  • Exhibition Opening

  • Exhibition Opening

  • Exhibition Opening

We are now in a period of unprecedented ecological, climatic and energy change on a global scale. We will have to address a number of urgent and intransigent issues like foods and water shortages as well as sustainable mobility and the necessary proliferation of energy sources.
Future Cities will have to respond to these changes and utilize their inherent opportunities to be vibrant, energy-efficient and sustainable cities. By the end of the 21st century, two-thirds of the world's population will be living in cities or urban centres. Other regions will suffer from rapidly decreasing population. All these issues make cities the focal point in the search for solutions. But what might these solutions be? Can we imagine, now, what these future cities might look like?

In order to answer these questions, institutions, educators and leading professionals worldwide have collaborated to launch the open-source initiative FutureCityLab. The Lab initiated by Thomas Auer (Transsolar) and Daniel Dendra (anOtherArchitect) in 2010, is a distributed non-hierarchical mechanism for the envisioning of sustainable futures.

Organized as a complex, multi-layered, peer to peer network, FutureCityLab seeks to mobilize the efforts of students of architecture and urban design around the world, combined with the expertise of the network experts. Through networking and social media technologies FutureCityLab is developing a global, grassroots discourse on what we need to do as a species to address our cities’ most pressing issues. In creating an opensourced database of research and ideas, FutureCityLab looks to build, in a manner akin to crowdsourcing, viable and achievable visions for our urban future(s).

The exhibition presents the work-in-progress of the lab. The first chapter shows the discussion and visualization work that FutureCityLab has undertaken over the last year, is compiled and presented through the medium of “DIALOGUES”.  The second part of the exhibition, DIALOGUE 2.0, is using the event of the exhibition as an opportunity to move the discussion forward and to increase the scale and scope of the FutureCityLab network. The exhibition space will be used as an active stage using the Aedes gallery as a context for the construction of future scenarios. Workshops and discussions will be initiated. The goal of DIALOGUE 2.0 is not only to engage FutureCityLab participants but also the larger in lively debates. For a full listing of events, please see the website, www.ftrctlb.com.

You can also interact with the FutureCityLab by tweeting questions for roundtables or sending your opinion and thoughts directly to the exhibition.
Just mention `FutureCityLab´ in your tweet on Twitter either by addressing directly @FutureCityLab or by using the hashtag #FutureCityLab. Every tweet will automatically be printed at the exhibition. For more info about the exhibition please see:  http://www.aedes-arc.de.

Please see the video trailer of the exhibition: http://vimeo.com/43436462
and the first round table video: http://vimeo.com/43762461


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The FutureCityLab cordially invites you to the following events within the exhibition `Cities in Progress: Please Do not Disturb´:

11.6. - 12.6.2012, 11:00 h - WORKSHOP
Transfomation/ Urban Evolution
HOW CAN WE AS ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS HAVE A REAL IMPACT?

13.6.2012, 17:30 h - ROUNDTABLE / 20.45 h SOCCER
Transfomation/ Urban Evolution
HOW CAN WE AS ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS HAVE A REAL IMPACT?
hosts: Martin Haas + David Cook, Stuttgart
guests: Kaye Geipel, BAUWELT (Berlin), Matthias Böttger, DAZ (Berlin), Stephen M. Anderson, University of Philadelphia, Michael Künzel, Senat der Stadt Berlin, Daniel Dendra, anOtherArchitect (Berlin), Christian Burkhardt, Architectuul (Berlin)

20.6.2012, 19:00 h - ROUNDTABLE
Lively City Los Angeles
PEOPLE-CENTRIC CITY SURVEY AND DESIGN TECHNIQUES
host: Oliver Schulze, Gehl Architects (Copenhagen)

23.6. - 24.6.2012, 11:00 h - WORKSHOP

BERLIN, CITY OF THE FUTURE?
host: Christian Burkhard, Architectuul (Berlin)
Robert Eysoldt, Farbwerte (Berlin)
Daniel Dendra, anOtherArchitect (Berlin)

27.6.2012, 19:00 h - ROUNDTABLE
THE BILBAO EFFECT: WHAT CAN ONE BUILDING REALLY ACHIEVE IN ORDER TO CREATE A VIBRANT CITY?
hosts: Thomas Auer, Transsolar (Stuttgart), Daniel Dendra, anOtherArchitect (Berlin)
experts: Bruce Kuwabara, KPMB Architects / Tom Akerstream, Manitoba Hydro / Matthias Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton Architects / Frank Barkow, Barkow Leibinger Architects / Ares Kalandides, Inpolis

30.6. - 1.7.2012, 11:00 h - WORKSHOP
ECOSYSTEMS: THE POTENTIAL OF URBAN FARMING
hosts: Taymoore Balbaa, Ryerson University (Toronto)
Mathias Rudolph, Transsolar (New York)

2.7. - 4.7.2012, 11:00 h - WORKSHOP

THE FUTURE OF THE BUILDING SKIN
hosts: Thomas Auer, Transsolar (Stuttgart)
Marcel Bilow, Bucky Lab (TU DELFT)

4.7.2012, 19:00 h - ROUNDTABLE/ FINISSAGE
THE FUTURE OF OUR CITIES
hosts: Thomas Auer, Transsolar (Stuttgart)
Daniel Dendra, anOtherArchitect (Berlin)

We are looking forward to your visit!

 


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