The changing relationship between nature and enclosed space has interested DMAA for many years. In the projects for the “H.O.M.E. House” and for a residential building in Bremen they interpret the subject by using the motif of nature as expanded living space.
We are in #PlantFever! For this guest article disguised as an interview, Evalie Wagner relates the social media phenomenon the #GardensOfInstagram to her own artistic work. In doing so, she shows that this stage-managed approach to flora is far more deeply rooted in our culture than a fleeting glimpse of our social media feeds would lead us to expect.
We spoke with Dr. Marc Olefs, Head of the Climate Research Department in the fields of data, methods and models at the ZAMG – Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik, about the relationship between architecture, the weather and the climate and the possibilities that we have for modelling the climate of tomorrow.
In order to get an impression of the diversity of the ideas that are impacting upon today's view of the relationship between people and nature, it is worth examining the archive of visual culture. Join us on a journey through the history of this very special form of representation.