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Jos de Krieger Lectures

Jos de Krieger is giving free public lectures in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington in late July/August 2016.

Superuse Studios – Turning available flows and resources into urban ecosystems.

villa_welpeloo_enschede_webAt Superuse Studios we believe we can make a difference. We think ingenious, beautiful and functional architectural and social design solutions can be created using existing resources, materials and systems. Everything is already there, we just have to see and utilise it. In this way we can transform to a sustainable society and limit the environmental impact of architecture and design. To make optimal use of locally sourced ‘waste’ in new design solutions is what we call SUPERUSE. Functionality, sustainability and aesthetics are our guiding principles.

Since 2006 Jos de Krieger has been working in the field of architecture, especially innovative architecture and design made from leftover and waste materials. After his graduation at TU Delft he joined Superuse Studios (former 2012Architecten) to push the boundaries of architecture beyond traditional building methods into cyclical processes.

Jos de Krieger lecture details are below

Auckland // 27 July, 6.30pm
School of Architecture & Planning’s Fast Forward Lecture Series
Conference Centre Lecture Theatre, 22 Symonds Street, University of Auckland

Wellington // 8 August, 6pm
NZIA Wellington Branch City Talks series
City Gallery, Civic Square

Christchurch // 3 August, 6pm
DLect, 130 Madras St,
Ara Institute of Canterbury

Each lecture is presented by Te Putahi – Christchurch centre for architecture and city-making in partnership with the New Zealand Institute of Architects. Local partners include University of Auckland School of Architecture and Planning, City Gallery and Ara Institute of Canterbury.

Jos de Krieger’s visit to New Zealand is sponsored by Metalcraft Roofing and Colorsteel, and supported by the Warren Architects Education Charitable Trust.