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30/07/2013
east centric triennale



The treehugger-pavilion has been chosen to be exhibited at this year's East Centric Triennale in Bucharest, Romania. Here we have been nominated for the East Centric Arhitext Award as well. See you - maybe - there.



01/07/2013
cmpr. 3rd prize!



We are happy to announce that our entry for the open Central Mosque of Pristina-competition (CMPR) has been awarded with the third price. Cheers!



01/06/2013
hans-peter nünning third partner at one fine day

After years of delightful and inspiring collaboration M.A.(Arch.) Hans-Peter Nünning has fully joined the team and became a partner at one fine day. Together we are looking forward to even more stimulating future enterprises...



10/04/2013
a new house in the making...



We have not updated this website since a while - simply because we were busy with a couple of things. One of them is a new house in Wiedenbrück, Germany, that is heading for building permission hopefully soon...




28/11/2012
baukunstpreis of stiftung städelschule for baukunst



We are happy to announce that the treehugger-project has been honorably mentioned for this year's Baukunstpreis of Stiftung Städelschule. The jury consisted of Prof. Harald Kloft, Prof. Johan Bettum, Prof. Tobias Rehberger, Till Schneider, Jürgen Riehm, Prof. Gabi Schillig, Peter Cachola Schmal as well as Sir Peter Cook.
Herewith we would also like to congratulate Prof. Gabriela Seifert and Götz Stöckmann of Formalhaut who have been announced winners of the Baukunstpreis 2012 - as well as Prof. Claudio Vekstein, and Bernd Mey/ Christian Pantzer who received honourable mentions as well. Cheers!




16/11/2012
deubaupreis 2014 nomination



On November 16th the treehugger-team has been announced as one of the nominees for Deubau Award 2014. More information to be found here. Cheers!



26/10/2012
dme @ university of wuppertal



Some time ago we have started working on a new weblog for our department for rendering techniques and design (Darstellungsmethodik und Entwerfen) at the University of Wuppertal. Here we showcase our student's work and announce recent activities and projects. Please have a look at it.




18/10/2012
symposium digital matters. adjusting realities



We are happy to announce that the next digital matters symposium will take place at the University of Wuppertal on November 23rd. Please visit our website for registration.




17/10/2012
lecture at hochschule karlsruhe



We were invited to do a lecture at Hochschule Karlsruhe. So on December 5th, 2012, Holger will give a talk together with Jürgen Scholte-Wassink on nowadays collaboration of architects and engineers.




01/06/2012
/\ house under construction



As announced previously one of our recent projects is currently in execution phase. The house is a collaboration of Darmstadt based Dussling+Müller Architekten and us. More to come...





12/05/2012
"architekturteilchen" at makk cologne



We are happy to announce that our treehugger-pavilion is part of the "Architekturteilchen - Modulares Bauen im Digitalen Zeitalter"-exhibition at MAKK Cologne. Please see the announcement in German Baunetz as well.




24/04/2012
mcdc launched



"The three-semester Master program addresses graduates of Architecture, Interior and Product Design, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, as well as Information Technology and related studies. Cooperative projects, symposia and master theses serve as a platform for collaborations with the building industry, software suppliers, other universities and architectural offices. The participation is limited to 15 candidates. Application deadline is June 30th, 2012. Admittance follows an evaluation of the application dossier. For further information, please consult our homepage: www.m-cdc.de"




27/02/2012
shortlisted



a while ago our treehugger-pavilion has been shortlisted at Heinze Architekten Award 2011. Cheers!




10/01/2012
lecture



We are part of the University of Wuppertal's lecture series DI18. So on Tuesday, January 10th, 18.00 h, Holger is going to speculate on the seeming dichotomy of the playful and the rigorous in architectural design. Please feel free to visit the presentation at Campus Haspel (lecture hall HD 24).




02/01/2012
happy new year everyone




one fine day wishes a happy new year and that we all manage to make this world a bit better.




14/12/2011
europan 11. almere




...finally a first glimpse on our competition-entry for Europan 11 online.




30/10/2011
haus /\ heading for construction




One of our recent projects is about to go into construction phase. The house is a collaboration of Darmstadt based Dussling+Müller Architekten and us. More to come...




07/10/2011
treehugger at heinzearchitektenaward




We have sent the treehugger to heinzearchitektenaward - and would be grateful for any support here.




01/10/2011
professorship at bergische universität wuppertal




Since October,1st, Holger holds a professorship for architectural rendering techniques and design at the University of Wuppertal, Germany. More to come soon.




23/08/2011
fhtproxy. koblenz




We have recently opened a small exhibition with student work of the University of Applied Sciences, Trier, at the "treehugger"-pavilion in Koblenz. The projects are on show until Sunday, August 28th. So you need to hurry up in case you want to see it. Otherwise please have a look at our weblog.




21/07/2011
master computational design and construction. detmold




If you are interested in digital design methodology please have a look at the "master computational design and construction" [MCDC] that has recently been initiated by Prof. Marco Hemmerling at the University of Applied Sciences in Detmold. Next to being involved in the master's setup we have helped on the design of "sparkler", a small exercise on computer aided manufacturing processes.




20/07/2011
treehugger pavilion at buga 2011. koblenz




During the past months our treehugger-pavilion has been widely published. You can find it online at (a.o) baunetz, designboom, architonic, architizer, archdaily, evolo, frame-mag, aeccafe, e-architect, as well as in diverse magazines and books: bauwelt (D), adato (LU), C3 (KR), frame (NL), ecologik (F), maru (KR), archiworld (KR), architecture+culture (KR), der zuschnitt (AT) or DAI (D).



01/07/2011
we have moved (again)



We have moved (again) and rented a fabulous space at Schloßstraße 1 in Düsseldorf. Please feel free to visit us at our new "scene of action"...



15/04/2011
treehugger pavilion at buga 2011. koblenz




The past months have been very busy - so busy that we even didn't find the time to upate our website. But finally the pavilion at Koblenz's national garden exhibition has opened this week... and appears to be packed with people. We will show a bunch of images soon - until then the project weblog should suffice.



14/04/2011
lectures in spring




We have been invited for two lectures this spring. The first to come is at Städelschule's Architecture Class, Frankfurt am Main [14.04.2011, 19:00]. The second one will be part of Kassel University's sub.40 series and will happen on May, 31st at "Kellerwerkbar". Many thanks to Johan and Jan for the invitations.



22/11/2010
renovation on its way



The refurbishment of a 90sqm appartement in Duesseldorf has recently started. If all goes well we will finalize construction in February 2011.



01/11/2010
3rd prize at "Germany-India - infinite opportunities"-competition.



We have won the third prize at the "Germany-India - infinite opportunities"-competition. Cheers!



14/09/2010
lectures during fall



During this fall Holger is going to lecture at a couple of occasions: 29.09.10, 19:00 at diyda, Koeln /// 08.10.10, 19:00 at the annual10, MSA, Muenster /// 05.11.10 at the carpenter's conference, Koblenz /// 06.11.10 at chamber of skilled crafts, Koblenz /// and 07.12.10 at the University of Applied Sciences in Dortmund. Please feel cordially invited.



10/09/2010
westarch vernissage



Finally our "piece" for the WESTARCH-exhibition is done... and is made of, some 40 folded steel-elements, 300 screws, two beamers, hours of work of two enthusiastic architects, and the engaged lasercutting, folding, and varnishing done at the chamber of skilled crafts in Koblenz..



25/08/2010
tree top walk in gemuenden



We are happy to announce that we have won the first prize in an invited competition for a tree top walk in Gemuenden, Germany.



07/07/2010
staedelschule



Holger had a fantastic day at the staedelschule's first year final presentations. Many greetings and thanks to Johan Bettum for the invitation.



22/06/2010
westarch



one fine day is going to be part of a group exhibition taking place at Ludwigforum in Aachen, Germany, from September 12th until November 14th. Around 30 young offices from the Netherlands, Belgium and North Rhine-Westphalia are part of the show and we are looking forward to have a fantastic time there... Thanks to Marc and Jan of modulorbeat for inviting us.




30/04/2010
adato: die jungen wilden



one fine day has been featured in adato-magazine, Luxembourg. If interested you can find the article here.



30/04/2010
hand-in of tree-top-walk competition entry



Today we have submitted our entry for an invited competition for a tree-top-walk in Gemuenden, Rheinland-Pfalz. Stay tuned for details to be published soon...



25/03/2010
presentation of treehugger-pavilion in koblenz



After six months of development we have presented the preliminary design of a pavillon in Koblenz. "treehugger" is a research project done with students of our department digital design at the University of Applied Sciences, Trier. More in the "projects"-section.



09/02/2010
workshop and lecture at Istanbul Technical University



Next to a workshop on integral design strategies Holger gave a lecture at Istanbul Technical University/Istanbul's Building Information Center (YEM). Please check our university-weblog as well.



14/01/2010
honorably mentioned



Our competition-entry for the exporeal 2010 stand of Germany's Architects Chamber got honorably mentioned. Cheers.



30/10/2009
...to come



First thoughts on a - still - secret thingy...




03/10/2009

design modelling symposium. berlin



We have been invited by Wolf Mangelsdorf of Buro Happold to join him for this year's Design Modelling Symposium. Thus we are looking forward to some magnificent days in Berlin.




18/08/2009
moved



We have moved back to Germany. For the time being you will find us at one of the most beautiful streets of Duesseldorf if you want.




01/08/2009
prototectonics



Our friend Asterios Agkathidis of a3lab.org recently published a book on "Modular structures in design an architecture" for which we have contributed an essay on "prototectonics".


link



02/07/2009
digital matters seminars, trier, D



Please visit www.digitalmatters.de for the upcoming seminars on digital modelling and algorithmic procedures. We offer two three-day seminars from July 15th until 17th, 2009. Additional information at www.toolboxtrier.wordpress.com as well.





26/06/2009
digital matters conference, trier, D



Please check our website www.digitalmatters.de as well. On June 26th, 2009, we are going to have a fantastic conference on digital design and materialisation technology in Trier. Please feel cordially invited.





10/06/2009
seminar at university of wuppertal, D

Holger had a great day doing a seminar on digital design methodology at the faculty of architecture in Wuppertal.






23/03/2009
lecture at university of wuppertal, D

On 22.04.2009 Holger is going to lecture at the faculty of architecture in Wuppertal on digital design methodology.






23/03/2009
toolbox trier weblog

Please check our weblog as well.
Here we summarize all works and studies done at the department for digital design at the Fachhochschule Trier, Germany.






14/03/2009
www.o-f-d.net



Launch of www.o-f-d.net
one fine day office for architectural design online