Ulrich Knaack, Delft University of Technology Uta Pottgiesser, Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture Linda Hildebrand, RWTH Aachen Max Ernst, RWTH Aachen Jens Böke, Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture Anan Ashour, Ostwestfalen Lippe University of Applied Sciences


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This edition of Imagine is about a mobile workshop concept, which is and has been travelling across Europe. It links several universities that are members of the European Facade Network, which is developing a closeknit cadre of facade designers and specialists. What is interesting is to see how this workshop is fostering this network by serving as a platform to test concepts through the realisation of 1:1 mockups. Of course, none of the concepts are perfect or even properly functional, but it is the experience and the knowledge gained that are the real products – and once in a while good ideas do come out of it and voila: facade innovation is literally at hand!


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  • mock-up buildings
  • European Façade Network
  • efn
  • emerging envelope
  • facade
  • architecture
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    1 July 2016



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