Charlett Wenig, Bark Sphere, 2021. Copyright: Alexander Magerl

Materialzukünfte besuchen
Matters of Activity und CollActive Materials starten Kooperation mit Futurium Lab

Syntopia. Copyright: Jihae Lee, weißensee school of art and design berlin

Syntopia - Harvesting the Forest
Final Review of MoA Design Research Studio

Copyright: N Scot Unsplash

Mangroves Matter
Robert Stock Talks at the Hybrid Symposium »Luso-Ecologies: More-Than-Human Complexities, Agency, and Resistance in the Lusophone Anthropocene« at University of Oxford

Nursery stock of spruce (2+0) for afforestation. Credits: wikimedia commons / adapted by Matters of Activity

Forests as Techno-Natures: Translating Digital Environmental Subjects
Robert Stock Gave Talk at EASST 2022 »The Politics of Technoscientific Futures«
Advanced Materials Design Based on Waste Wood and Bark
New Paper by Members of »Weaving« published in »Philosophical Transactions A«

Left: The Bark Sphere, Charlett Wenig with Johanna Hehemeyer-Cürten I MPI-CI and Alexander Magerl, 2021
Middle: The Bark Project Flexibilized, Charlett Wenig with Johanna Hehemeyer-Cürten I MPI-CI and Patrick Walter
Right: Charles Eisen’s allegorical engraving of the first hut (= Vitruvian hut). Frontispiece in: Marc Antoine Laugier, Essai sur l’architecture, Paris: Chez Duchesne […], 2. edition, 1755. ETH-Bibliothek Zürich, Rar 1254, / Public Domain Mark

Syntopic Architectures
›One Big Green Thought‹
Repair, Regeneration and Rewilding as Artistic Practices in Damaged Environments

Physical damage on the tree due to beetles and fungus. Left: Bark beetle galleries and larvae under the bark of a spruce tree. Middle: Bark beetle galleries on the sapwood of a spruce tree. Right: Other insect holes and brown rot streaks on spruce wood. Pelin Asa, MPICI, 2023.

Building with Insect-damaged Timber
Reversible Components from Low-grade Wood