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CHILDREN ARCHITECTURE CENTRE

“HOCHFORM”

As part of the urban development project “Hafencity” in Hamburg we got the opportunity to devise a concept for a Children’s Architecture Centre for the new neighbourhood. “Hochform” contains two exhibitions – one about the history of architecture and one about building and construction – as well as two workshops, a café and a group and teaching room. To get potential investors on board we developed a basic interior and function plan, built representative prototypes of exhibits, designed the corporate identity, created a web presence and designed a brochure and different giveaways. It was a one and a half year project, that included design thinking procedures, workshops with kids of different ages and a seminar given by us at the University of Applied Science in Potsdam. The Centre will be opened presumably in 2019 and will be situated right across the famous “Elbphilharmonie”.

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
― Margaret Mead

POSITION IN TEAM: CONCEPT/ EXHIBITION DESIGN
OPENING PLANNED FOR 2019
WORKING PERIOD: 2012 – 2014