Designing for Interdependence. A Poetics of Relating

Challenging the dominant design paradigm that centers humanity in its practice, Designing for Interdependence puts forward an ecocentric mode of designing that privileges a harmonious relationship between all life forms that share our planet. This book is about the practice of designing … read more

Towards a Posthuman Practice for Architecture and Urbanism?

As a humanist tradition, architecture, with all its associated professions and discourses, has developed within an anthropocentric (human-centred) thought-space. In these disciplines, ontological questions (questions about things in the world) have primarily centred around architectural objects and their human inhabitants. … read more

INSECT Summercamp

We, Ana Goidea, Asya Ilgün, Dilan Özkan, Phil Ayres, Svenja Keune, and Laurin Kilbert are organizing the I.N.S.E.C.T. Summercamp in August and hereby invite you to co-create Part 2 together with us.Dear friends, colleagues, and neighbours!We, Ana Goidea, Asya Ilgün, … read more

MICRO INTERVIEW No. 8 – Thomas meets Svenja

Thomas Laurien: Hej Svenja! What are you up to these days? I know that you quite recently moved your multispecies entourage from one site to another. Could you tell us a bit about that transition, and how you have settled … read more