Students of Design for the Living World at HFBK Hamburg work on water infrastructures, biodiversity and mapping of the urban void at the FUB Floating University Berlin. The FUB is an offshore campus and a laboratory where interested people research and learn together in free formats. It opens the water retention basin of Columbiadamm located next to Templehof airport in Berlin as a space for exploration, improvisation, and experimentation. We work together with teams from other universities, create workshops, learn and collaborate and engage with the site.

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Title: Berlin – FUB Floating University Berlin
Dates: April 23 – 28, and June 7 – 16, 2018
Location: FUB, Berlin.
Students: Angie Chen (Grundklasse HFBK Hamburg), Xin Cheng, Lisa Eggert, Felix Egle (Experimental Design HFBK), Lea Kirstein, Robert Köpke, Laura Levin (Product design, HFBK Hamburg and HAW communication design), Anne Meerpohl (Painting and drawing department, HFBK Hamburg), Dennis Nedbal (Experimental Design HFBK), Juli Paetzold (Konzeptdesign HFBK Hamburg), Leonie Schulz, Mana Stahl, Kastania Waldmüller and Yan Yan.
Guests of the class: Sophia Vyzoviti and students of the Hybrid Ecologies Studio, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece.
The Class of the Design for the Living World in collaboration with: the FUB Floating University Berlin.
Special thanks to: Katherine Ball (an artist working in social practice, in charge of the experimentation laboratory at the FUB with focus on water).
Supported by: The FUB Floating University Berlin and Raumlabor.
Participating universities: TU Berlin, Science Po Paris, UdK Berlin, Universität Witten/Herdecke, Khm Köln, TU München, Universidad La Gran Colombia Bogotá, Bergen School of Architecture, HfG Karlsruhe, ENSA Nantes, Design Academy Eindhoven, Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, Royal Academy the Hague, TH Nuremberg, Ecal Lausanne, HNE Eberswalde, HfbK Hamburg, Kunstuniversität Linz.


LEXICON with Gilly Karjevsky
Four Typologies of Knowledge  – Applied, Site-specific, Situated, Embodied

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