All too often, building in a climate neutral way is seen as a matter of materials and techniques.
Peer-to-peer (P2P) is a way of producing whereby people create goods as equals, and use it communally - such as Wikipedia.
Today’s increased complexity and entropy requires different spaces, organised around collaboration, co-learning, and synthesis. Insulated disciplinary typologies can be replaced by loose frameworks, compartmentalising to parts while remaining linked to a whole.
Using unstable media the multi-talented group members have truly become masters of the unexpected.
The End of Sitting is social because it invites us to a negotiation of context; it makes us reconsider our routine behaviours and makes us ask “What is it that we are up to here?” It is design because in the negotiation it offers us new perspectives
For the NDSM project we initially started a think tank inviting a diverse group such as developers, architects, artists, squatters. We came together and started to think of alternative development strategies for cities.
Style, then, rather than pertaining to something external to a building, manifests itself as the cluster of affects which make up that building and which determine how people experience it − both aesthetically and in their everyday activities.
For us, making models is to continue the tradition of making things with your hands. We also like to solve issues three-dimensionally and work directly with different materials and textures. We like building things slowly, layer by layer.
The image used for the symposium (the ‘hands up, don’t shoot’ gesture from Black Lives Matter manifestations) is an example of how bodies may try to protest and mediate the 'immediate' affective energies with which they respond to each other as they attempt/resist m
How do music, art, architecture or youth culture contribute to the development of a city? Why is that creative culture so important? And how do you realize your own projects or deal with politics? On Wednesday May 10, three European changemakers share their story and vision.
With Theory of Contemporary Dance Kunstencentrum STUK and KU Leuven join forces to deliver a diverse series of classes introducing s
Can artistic engagement with global inequality bring sustainable growth?
We regret to inform you that the upcoming AUDITORIUM double lecture by the renowned architect Peter Eisenman and artist Pieterjan Ginckels, scheduled for Tuesday 21.03 in STUK, is canceled. Peter Eisenman (USA) ca
For the second year in a row, Artefact and Interactive Media SLAC/Academy organise a guest lecture in the context of Artefact.
Self-repairing jeans, an invisibility cloak and clothes that can monitor and display our emotions. These things sound futuristic, magical even, but are not as far-fetched as you might think.
How do animals communicate? Which kind of senses do they use? What are they telling each other? How does noise affect their signals? And how do they know that they’re telling the truth?
An analysis of the relation between science and the public domain as a magic show: science retreats from the public eye, while the public remains both attracted to and blinded by technical ingenuity and spectacle.
A lecture on the boundaries of knowledge and science, and on the magic of breaking those boundaries.
Thomas Hertog (BE)
Which price is architecture willing to pay in the search of an ideal society?
In his lecture performance, Tobias Revell will address contemporary and historical relationships between magic and technology.
How does the modernist work of Lina Bo Bardi influence a contemporary practice of architecture?
What can informal urban processes and bottom-up dynamics imagine for the city?
Oikos Magazine celebrates its 20th birthday. For two decades, Oikos has built a lively network of citizens who passionately care about the future of Earth and the world we are building on it. And what better way to celebrate than by giving the ecological debate an extra boot?
On 24 November, Spinoza's birth date, the leading British-Ghanaian philosopher and writer Kwame Anthony Appiah (1955) receives the 2016 edition of the biennial Spinozalens in Amsterdam.
This unique presentation takes its inspiration from the poem Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hazard by Stéphane Mallarmé and a rendition of the same poem by Marcel Broodthaers from 1969.
How can a broader understanding of the public realm transcend the scope of architecture?
When economic renewal focuses on the 'circular economy', it risks being limited to reducing environmental impact through the technological redevelopment of economics and related business models.
The postponed Auditorium lecture by PATRIK SCHUMACHER, which was planned for 24 March, will now be held on Thursday 13 October 2016, at 20:00 at STUK.
Alzheimer’s disease is fast becoming one of the world’s most prevalent illnesses. We give the floor to three top researchers from the low countries involved in work looking into the causes, preventions, and cures of this most common form of dementia.