TEDx Copenhagen & Materiale Centralen

Author: Monica Quevedo What happens when you put together waste materials, circular thinking, designers and a self-organized team?  On May, Materiale Centralen had the wonderful opportunity to work closely with the TEDx design, pre-stage and LAB teams. We had a couple of exciting weeks of cooperation by providing sustainable consultancy, exclusive and unlimited access to …

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CirkuLær Pop Up

Tomorrow, 17th of June 9:30-15:00 Author: Pierce Morton Kicking off, 9:30 tomorrow at Lundehustorvet v. Strødamvej, Kbh Ø, there will be a collective sprouting of the green mind set as CirkuLær host a pop up event, that is sure to get you thinking about the environment and all things circular. Eva Wendelboe Kuczynski and Line …

HACKING A TON

Author: Nicolas Guilbert https://www.joindiaspora.com/posts/9443134 Original post: http://blog.ecolefrancodanoise.dk/hacking-a-ton Within the hacker communities, a so-called hackathon (the contraction of hacking and marathon) is a well-known concept which consists of meeting up and getting some intensive programming done, typically during a day or so. The hackaton or hackatonne (/hæk.ə.tʌn/) however is a less known concept (to be fair, actually a completely unknown concept at …

Thomas Dambo: Creation in the Wake of Waste

The creations of life are plenty at Thomas Dambo’s workshop. Author: Pierce Morton Photos: Federica Piazza In Copenhagen, lies a large complex of Nordhavnen warehouses, and within this complex lies a powerful piece of Denmark’s creative overflow. More and more creativity is arising from within the people of Denmark, and Thomas Dambo has shown us …

Design X Change

An X Change of Ideas Author: Pierce Morton Photos: Monica Del Basso Last weekend Materiale Centralen contributed to the ‘Design X Change’, held at the Design Museum Danmark in the sunshine of the outdoor courtyards. The weekend long program consisted of varying workshops from varying industries involved with design, such as the Fablab centre and …

Collaboration and Creation

Materiale Centralen and Emergency Architecture & Human Rights: The beginning of a beautiful friendship. Author: Pierce Morton Our partnership with Emergency Architecture & Human Rights (EAHR), so far, has involved various exciting and important projects. And currently, we are embarking together on a new project in Sydhavn. We are also collaborating with them on their …

Ayurveda Massage Workshop

Reinvigorating the body and other old materials. Author: Pierce Morton This Sunday, April 23rd, Materiale Centralen is collaborating with Cesar Rodriguez, in hosting an Ayurveda Massage Workshop. The idea arose from the opportunity to provide an activity where people could come and visit our headquarters and simultaneously enjoy a revitalizing afternoon (from 15:00-19:00). Materiale Centralen’s hopes …