Summer workshop in Umeå
In this workshop we will develop sustainable
strategies and spatial devices for temporal conditions.
The aim is to maximise opportunities for interaction and
sustainable occupation of spaces while creating dynamic
and productive landscapes, thus expanding the notion of
Several areas in Umeå will provide a territory to
explore ways to enhance socio-cultural interaction. Sites of
potential will be identified and turned into nodes
in the promotion and reclamation of Public Space, with
the objective to make it accessible for everyone.
During these ten days, students will work together to
develop a new catalogue of social-public furniture; defined
as Urban Entities. Engaged as an "act-tank" group, thus
decoding, analysing and proposing solutions of immediate
implementation and assemblage, using recyclable materials
deployed with minimum
impact construction methods.
This workshop focuses on mechanisms of interaction with the
city at socio-cultural and production level, triggering
subsequent phases of analysis and research along the
summer course. Towards a more detailed analysis and proposals
on methods of action in the city
and network activation.
The workshop is divided into two parts. The first part,
June 11 - 21, will focus on decoding the site
and developing programmes and prototypes of action.
The second part of the workshop, August 14 - 24, focuses
on construction and assemblage of the prototypes. In between
these two parts there will be individual work with
Plats: Umeå, Sverige
Datum: 11 - 21 juni samt 14 - 24 augusti
Antal dagar: 10 + 10
Antal platser: 10 studenter
Studenter står själva för sina resekostnader, boende och
Ansök till en av sommarkurserna "Arkitekturprojekt
- utforskning och gestaltning 1" eller "Arkitekturprojekt
- utforskning och gestaltning 2" och skriv i ditt
motivationsbrev varför du vill delta i denna workshop.