We are an interdisciplinary team hailing from different backgrounds and parts of the world, currently residing in Cologne, Germany.

Stephen Leitheiser  Political Ecologist I USA  The current urbanization process is both environmentally and socially stratifying. I am interested in finding a new process that prioritizes true value: humans and the natural ecosystems we are a part of.

Stephen Leitheiser
Political Ecologist I USA

The current urbanization process is both environmentally and socially stratifying. I am interested in finding a new process that prioritizes true value: humans and the natural ecosystems we are a part of.

Anne Poggenpohl  Integrated Designer I Germany  By understanding that  nature is us  and not separated, I realized that it is somehow a responsibility as a designer to actually design this idea. So that we can experience in our daily lives again that we are an equal part of nature.

Anne Poggenpohl
Integrated Designer I Germany

By understanding that nature is us and not separated, I realized that it is somehow a responsibility as a designer to actually design this idea. So that we can experience in our daily lives again that we are an equal part of nature.

Ella Schabram  Political Scientist I Germany  The modern city, with its concrete jungle and many opportunities, has somewhat alienated us city dwellers from our roots and our natural environment. This is why I am interested in finding a way through which we can reconnect with nature without giving up the conveniences of life in the city.

Ella Schabram
Political Scientist I Germany

The modern city, with its concrete jungle and many opportunities, has somewhat alienated us city dwellers from our roots and our natural environment. This is why I am interested in finding a way through which we can reconnect with nature without giving up the conveniences of life in the city.

Louis Schreel  Philosopher I Belgium  An environment that is integrally human and made out of abstract signs, where nature has been turned into an instrumental means, is not the world, and takes from man the resistance of nature's alterity, hurting by that the very heart of our plenary humanity.

Louis Schreel
Philosopher I Belgium

An environment that is integrally human and made out of abstract signs, where nature has been turned into an instrumental means, is not the world, and takes from man the resistance of nature's alterity, hurting by that the very heart of our plenary humanity.

Maria José de Villafranca  (Bio) Chemical Engineer I Mexico  Most of man’s greatest inventions have been inspired by its surroundings, namely Nature. It is now time that we design a living space that resembles more this and reminds us that we are part of it.

Maria José de Villafranca
(Bio) Chemical Engineer I Mexico

Most of man’s greatest inventions have been inspired by its surroundings, namely Nature. It is now time that we design a living space that resembles more this and reminds us that we are part of it.

We would like to thank our experts that speak for nature, as well as the following supporters.  Dr. Alex Follmann for taking the time to supervise our project.  Moritz Wallasch for great visuals to show our ideas.  Eric Nkansah for supporting the team in the starting phase.  Eduard Paal for opening up the workshop.  Stadt Köln for providing sample data.

We would like to thank our experts that speak for nature, as well as the following supporters.

Dr. Alex Follmann for taking the time to supervise our project.

Moritz Wallasch for great visuals to show our ideas.

Eric Nkansah for supporting the team in the starting phase.

Eduard Paal for opening up the workshop.

Stadt Köln for providing sample data.