The first iBook of the engineering consultants schlaich bergermann and partner, designed by Moniteurs, will be launched on the 20th of October. The digital medium presents the highly complex projects with the issue “movable structures” with films, slideshows, many images, text and music in a vitalized way. The stylish book includes 10 informal interviews with the associates, who talk about the forward-looking technology and inventive genius behind the projects.
Within the scope of the project “Westfalenhalle Signage” supervised by Professor Martin Middelhauve, Lars Harmsen and Alexander Branczyk, Sibylle Schlaich has given a talk about "Orientation and Identity" at the FH Dortmund.
Heike Nehl is teaching Interaction design at the Fachhochschule Bielefeld this winter semester. Her project “Digital Orientation” addresses to design students and students of new media informatics of the University Bielefeld. Together they will engaged in the subject “mobile guide” and develop concepts and prototypes. > Blog about the project
“VisionPlus Vienna: transforming information” is a conference, organized by the International Institute for Information Design (IIID), to examine the role of the Isotype transformer 90 years on. The venue is dedicated to Marie Neurath. Much of her early work for the Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum was pathbreaking. Siyblle Schlaich und Heike Nehl are invited to join the conference as speakers.
The beginning of June will see the 15th “Children and Youth Welfare Day”, with Berlin as this year’s host city. The event will take place in a dedicated area of 1,300 square metres, supported by the 12 districts of Berlin and sponsors. Moniteurs is in charge of the exhibition design, while xplicit has designed the exhibition graphics for over 50 participants. Individually designed, modular elements will be combined to create a cityscape, accompanied by experimental artwork. > To the project
Moniteurs is to be a guest at “Wednesday Seminars” at the university of Design Schwäbish Gmünd on the issue “communication in space”. Experts from the fields of design, art and culture, science and industry are invited to speak on current topics in their respective fields.
Sibylle Schlaich has been invited by Professor Skopec to speak at “Beziehungsweisen” (“Making Connections”) in the class of Visual Systems. She will talk primarily about the design process with respect to large projects, and on the topic of orientation systems.
The historical Palace of Culture in Dresden, a national heritage site, will be renovated by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and partners. Moniteurs has designed the orientation system, commissioned by Kommunale Immobelien Dresden. From 2017, Dresden will once again have a cultural centre with a concert hall, a central library and a cabaret theatre. Visualisation: gmp Architects
Right in the centre of Berlin, on the corner of Französische Straße and Glinkastraße, the Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung, the DGUV (German Social Insurance Organisation) is under construction. The administration building, designed by Grüntuch Ernst Architects, has been awarded the Gold Certificate from the German Sustainable Building Council. Moniteurs, commissioned directly by the DGUV, has designed the building's orientation system, and should be completed later this year. Visualisation: Grüntuch Ernst Architects BDA