16th International Summer Academy for architecture, design and art Wismar Wismar. The Hanseatic City of Wismar is at the 16th International Summer Academy Wismar for architecture, design and art in focus. Alternative signs and wayfinding systems to encode to typical characteristics in the old town. All interested persons are cordially invited August 19, 2011 at 17:00 in the foyer of the school to the final presentation on Friday, design the University of Wismar. The admission is free. The participants of the 16th International Summer Academy Wismar for architecture, design and art are titled Scout “with Designer Rebecca Schroder and the architect Ingo Plato from the Cologne Office ‘res d’ on the search after alternative character and orientation systems in public space did.
Lectures, films, and a city tour through the old town of Wismar prepared a total of 13 participants from home and abroad during the first week on the issue. Task is to discover characteristics in Wismar’s old town and with newly developed systems in a to make appear different context. Students and Young Professionals from architecture and design, in particular from the fields of fashion, communication, and product work since the 1 August 2011 in three groups on approaches to this issue. The participants have come for a total of three weeks from Russia, Spain, Austria, China and various cities in Germany. After the morning courses of introduction to modeling, print and photography, every day working on their designs.
The urban lighting in Wismar’s old town is for example, the focus of their work. A typical Streetlight in downtown Wismar will be modeled and represented in a different context. With blue light, this should briefly illuminate the facades of the old town. So far the idea. Using smaller boxes from another group singled out various details of the cityscape and addressed. The pinhole cameras, speakers should be placed in the city centre at various points and allow subtly altered views of the Hanseatic City. Other ideas were discussed. The former beverage factory Wismaria at the mill pond, as well as the street name in the old town were taken for it under the microscope. Already in the third week of August, and so at the end of the Summer Academy of Wismar, the results will be presented. On Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 17:00 the lecturers and participants of the 16th International Summer Academy in Wismar in the foyer of the Department invite design the University of Wismar to the final presentation. A new look at the Hanseatic City is to be expected. The artistic director and initiator, Professor Valentin Rothmaler will welcome the guests with a greeting. All interested parties are cordially invited to the campus of the University of Wismar (Foyer, House 7a, Philipp Muller-Strasse 14, 23966 Wismar). The admission is free.