Alberto Rey

ZULOARK Studio Partner & Researcher / Illustrator, designer, Architect.

Juan Chacón Gragera

Founder Member of the architecture group zuloark, a distributed architecture and urbanism office founded in 2001. Also currently teaching at the University of Arts in Berlin in the department of Architecture: Building Planning and Design and Head of Space in Making Futures (making-futures.com)

ConstructLab

Constructlab (www.constructlab.net / I: @hello_constructlab) is the description of a collaborative spatial and artistic practice, working on ephemeral and permanent place-making from different local organisations: Berlin (DE), Fribourg (CH), Gent (BE), Valence (FR). The collaborators to projects share an approach to, rather than a method of making.

UR_EU Berlin Embassy Session

The use of the plural pronoun is a common phenomenon within critical urban practices, initiatives and political groups and suggests a solid cohesion of groups and networks. At the same time, if we look behind the scenes of such practices we find ourselves in underwhelmingly conservative and non-transparent structures, ambivalent power relations, (over-)working in precarious conditions, disconnected from the representation and recognition of the results of “our” work.