RURAL LAB

The LAB is a ‘playground’ for research by design, reflection, experiment and cross-creation. A place for kindred spirits, who don’t believe in ‘it can’t be done’. The LAB is about looking forward and imagining a better future. How can e.g. new biobased materials, new making methodes and collective housing models support a sustainable transition? And will new ‘product service models’ speed-up this transition in times of sharing, when owning becomes using? How will the tech revolution influence our build environment? What is possible? What is desirable? By design-thinking and cross-creation the LAB likes to look at new strategies for an affordable and inclusive transition. In this way the LAB is the humus, or nutritious soil, for the creativity within the design STUDIO.

Patience, it’s sprouting & growing in rural soil.The research about density, democracy and the universal basic house is still being written.

Still working on it … come & have a look later

Still working on it … come & have a look later

Umbrian villages - designed for density & connection

Umbrian villages - designed for density & connection

Sustainable architecture & democracy

Sustainable architecture & democracy

The Universal basic house of things

The Universal basic house of things