Baunetzwoche #490

18. May 2017

In the most recent issue of the german weekly online newspaper "Baunetzwoche" the Cameroon project, including the operation theatre and the last year´s follow up got published accompanying an interview with Ursula Hartig (HM München), Nina Pawlicki (TU Berlin) and Peter Fattinger (TU Wien) about the importance of DesignBuild as a building method. Read the full issue here



DAM Preis 2018

01. May 2017

The new Operation Theatre in Cameroon got nominated for the long list of the DAM Award 2018. We are very happy and hope to get along. 





And the Winner of real studio Sri Lanka is...

22. February 2017

On February 9th the final presenation of the real studio "Orphanage Rakwana" took place. We were glad to had Anna Heringer joining the jury as well, so after a two our discussion the winner was announced to be the circular project from Anna Gehringer, Tobias Grund, Omar Mekati, Sarah Seitz und Franz Siebler.



Design Build + participation
multipurpose building for Grünspitz Giesing

17. Oktober 2016

In the Winterterm 16/17 we will offer a seminar to create a design for a small building which will be build in the Summerterm 17 at the Grünspitz in Giesing. The project is going to be designed in participation with citizens and later users of the space.

More information: Introduction - 20.10.2016 - room 4166 - 14 h


Upcoming Design Build Project in Sri Lanka: Apply now

15. August 2016

In the upcoming Winterterm 16/17 we will offer the participation on the next Design Build Project. The project will take place in the southern part of Sri Lanka. It will be an orphanage for a buddhist monastery.

All further informations you will find here (german)


Next Step Ngaoubela: On going building site in Cameroon

01. August 2016

On July 28th the first group of students traveled to Ngaoubela to set up the building sites for the reconstruction of the intensive care unit and the relative housing in the rural cameroonian hospital.

Here you can follow the progress of the project on almost daily basis.


Exhibition: The Ngoaubela Operation Theatre is displayed in the BDA Office in Munich

01. June 2016

In February the project Operation Theatre for a rural hospital in Cameroon won the so called "BDA Preis Bayern 2016 - Nachwuchspreis" which is the offspring award of the BDA Bavaria.

Now we are happy to be able to present the project as part of the award for one month in the display window of the BDA office Munich in Türkenstraße facing Brandhorst museum.


Venice Architecture Biennale opening with MUD WORKS of Anna Heringer and Martin Rauch

31. May 2016

From now on until the November 27th you are able to visit the MUD WORKS contribution in the main pavillon of the recent Architecture Biennale with the topic "Reporting from the front". Anna Heringer and Martin Rauch have been invited by Alejandro Aravena to do mud works, the real studio Ngaoubela students Hanna Albrecht, Lotta Ewert, Sophie Kotter, Leonie Morano and Jonas Pauli joined in March for a mud building workshop and mounting the exhibition entry.

Read also the Interview with Anna Heringer in the June issue of MAP


TUM Design Build at "Hands on" Vienna

24. May 2016

We are glad to be part of the exhibition "Hands On: Design Build Symposium" from 1. - 3. June 2016.  The Symposium is organized by the Design Build platform


Biennale Venezia set-up

05. April 2016

Part of the students who are working on the current DesignBuild course for relatives housing in Cameroon joined Anna Heringer and Martin Rauch for their Biennale set-up to learn about constructing with clay.


Operation Theatre in Ngaoubela wins "BDA Nachwuchspreis"

24. Februar 2016