CoCoon - contextual construction

et al. TU Berlin, Hochschule München
CoCoon-Studio GbR

Schustehrusstraße 3
10585 Berlin
Germany

Academic Organisation
established 2004

About

CoCoon is a sector for contextual planning, design and construction in an intercultural and interdisciplinary context. It combines teaching, research, practice and networking. CoCoon promotes sustainability and social engagement in the production of living environments. CoCoon is dedicated to the designbuild-methodology, fostering academy to dedicate knowledge as service for the community. CoCoon is associated with university departments as well as non-academic organisations and experts. CoCoon emerged in April 2005 from the „Studienreformprojekt Foreign Affairs" and the Designbuild projects "Students Building in Mexico/ Ecuador" / "Students Building in Kabul", based at the TU Berlin.

The active members of CoCoon are: Nina Pawlicki, Simon Colwill and Ursula Hartig.

They research and teach at different universities with an emphasis on DesignBuild projects.

Projects

A School for Zaachila

,
Mexico

Function Care / Education
Project Status: Completed / Usage Phase
Year of Completion: 2015
Scale of project: M - Medium
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Escaleras Oasis Tropical

Medellín, ,
Colombia

by: Urban Oasis in collaboration with CoCoon - contextual construction
Project Status: Completed / Usage Phase
Year of Completion: 2016
Scale of project: M - Medium
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Panke Platz

Berlin
Germany

Project Status: Completed / Usage Phase
Year of Completion: 2015
Scale of project: S - Small
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Sooria Girls School Kabul

Kabul
Afghanistan

by: FG. Prof. Rainer Mertes
Function Care / Education
Project Status: Completed / Usage Phase
Year of Completion: 2014
Scale of project: M - Medium
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The Concrete Garden

Brandenburg
Germany

Function Other Function
Project Status: Completed / Usage Phase
Year of Completion: 2014
Scale of project: S - Small
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Facts

Academic Levels
  • BA, 5th Semster Achitecture, Landscape Architecture
  • MA/ MSc: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Civil Engineering

Registered Members
Dipl. Ing. Ursula Hartig Architect I Researcher I Lecturer
Founder
Simon Colwill Landscape Architect I Researcher I Lecturer
Co-founder
Nina Pawlicki Architect I Researcher I Lecturer
Co-founder
Florian Träger IT Student
Tutor
Former Members
Dr. Frank Hassenewert Architect
Teacher, project director
M. en Arq. Karina Flores Arquitect
Assistant Student
Valentina Rojas Loa Curator
Member

Internal Network
University of Applied Sciences, Munich
Teaching, Engineering
Prof. Dr. Jörg Jungwirth
Teaching, Landscape Architecture
Teaching, Civil Engineering
Prof. Dr. Klaus Rückert
External Network
Implementation
Title Cesar Lopez
Research, Field Work, Education, Planning and Building
Sergio Palleroni
Field Work, Research, Planning, Building, Education
Sebastian Oviedo, Lorena Burbano
Construction Methods/Techniques