The student exercise ‘Vom Gartenhaus zum Räumling’ aims to validate the potential of the urban mine. Using a garden shed near Karlsruhe as material depot, we carefully deconstructed the house and diligently documented each element. As a group, the students then designed a spatial installation utilizing only the harvested elements and no glue or permanent fixtures. After all, also this installation had to be designed for disassembly, providing building materials for yet another structure.
Mohammad Mouaz Alez, Katharina Blümke, Laura Maria Ganz, Felix Heisel,
Ann-Kathrin Holmer, Hannah Hopp, Marie Kamp, Sophie Klaß, Antonia Kniep, Jan Matthies, Katrin Oldörp, Manuel Rausch, Andrea Cecilia Santos Rodríguez, Pia Antonia Thissen, Arta Topallaj, Lars-Erik de Vries
Professorship of Sustainable Construction, KIT Karlsruhe
KIT Karlsruhe, 2019
Felix Heisel, Circular Construction Lab, Cornell University, 2020
Manuel Rausch, Felix Heisel