The architect Volker Halbach from Blauraum and the curator Sally Below from the studio SBCA grouped together three design teams along with whom they implemented the renovation in a process open from June 2015 to June 2016. The process was launched in June 2015 with the architecture hall no. 1 where the concept was presented, which will now be developed in terms of contents and practice.
sala architettura Berlin nr. 3
WORKSHOP NR. 2 / INTERACTIVE SURFACES
January 27 – 28, 2016
For A Day of Architecture, 25th – 26th June 2016, a new location will be opened for the communication of architecture in the Sarotti-Höfe in Berlin Kreuzberg – the FAB ARCHITECTURAL BUREAU BERLIN.
On June 9 at 6:30 p.m., FAB Architectural Bureau in Milan, a showroom by Fiandre and Porcelaingres, hosts the second edition of FAB's One Night under the care of the Floornature's team. The theme of the event is photography and Instagram. The event, which will have as guests of honour Luigi Bussolati and Pamela Campaner, will be followed by a cocktail party open to the press and to the public.
In a continuing open process from June 2015 to June 2016 this selection of experts will create a new face for the FAB ARCHITECTURAL BUREAU BERLIN – one of four showrooms concerning architecture and surfaces in Europe.
FAB Architectural Bureau was created to coincide with the International Furniture Fair of Milan: the new multi-purpose exhibition area of the Fiandre Group, born from the creative mind of the architect Matteo Nunziati, is located in the heart of the Brera
On January 27th and 28th the second workshop of the transformation process highlighted "interactive surfaces" in the exhibition space of the FAB ARCHITECTURAL BUREAU BERLIN.
On 19 June FAB Milano is hosting TAMASSOCIATI X EMERGENCY, an exhibition dedicated to the architecture of hospitals and the crucial issue of right to healthcare. The event will be an opportunity to talk about the ten-year partnership between the team of Italian architects, the full protagonists of Social Design and the independent humanitarian organization famous throughout the world.
On the 26th of June 2015, in the lively neighbourhood of Kreuzberg, FAB Architectural Bureau Berlin was inaugurated the Fiandre, Ariostea and Porcelaingres showroom gallery. An innovative concept and a work-in-progress display will liven up the former Sarotti chocolate factory, giving a new face to the fourth Fiandre showroom in Europe dedicated to architecture and surfaces.
FAB Architectural Bureau Milano inaugura un grande evento in 3 tappe che indaga la poetica dell’architetto italiano Pier Carlo Bontempi. Il 12 novembre al civico 40 di via Solferino avrà luogo la presentazione ufficiale della monografia, edita da Franco Maria Ricci, “Pier Carlo Bontempi. Architettura e Tradizione”. L’evento sarà accompagnato da una esposizione di acquerelli che documentano i maggiori progetti dell’architetto e dal cooking show dello chef Massimo Spigaroli.
“How many architectures from tradition?” This is the title of the discussion that, on 10 December 2015, at 6.30 pm, will close the exhibition dedicated to Pier Carlo Bontempi, at the gallery and showroom at theFAB Fiandre Architectural Bureau in Castellarano. The stars of the event are Pier Carlo Bontempi and Raul Pantaleo of TAMassociati. The moderator of the conversation is journalist Luca Sommi.
Since June 2015 architect Volker Halbach und curator Sally Below have transformed the former factory floor with handpicked teams of architects. During three consecutive workshops they are working on the design of the space, adding layers that are subsequently implemented to the already existing – an unconventional way to work, allowing the teams to collaborate in a very communicative and productive manner.
INSIDE TOWN, presented by Fiandre as part of Milan's Fuorisalone programme, is an installation that draws in visitors and surrounds them in an imaginary urban environment.
FAB Architectural Bureau Milano inaugurates its new “Le one night di FAB” (FAB One Nights) event series at 6.30 p.m. on 5 May. The project, curated by the space’s creative director, Paolo Schianchi, opens with its first event, “Grazia Gamberoni e Oscar G. Colli. Una rivoluzione silenziosa nell’editoria italiana” (Grazia Gamberoni and Oscar G. Colli. A Silent Revolution in Italian Publishing), dedicated to the birth of communication for the bathroom environment. Special guests Grazia Gamberoni and Oscar G. Colli
On the 19th of May at 6:30 pm, Fiandre and Porcelaingres will open the doors of FAB Milano to host the presentation of the photo book on design by Daniele Duca, showcasing the shapes of De Cecco Pasta.
Currently a new space for communication and architecture is developing at the Sarotti Höfe – the FAB ARCHITECTURAL BUREAU BERLIN. Architect Volker Halbach, blauraum, and curator Sally Below, sbca, developed the renovation together with handpicked teams of architects, in an open process since June 2015.
On 7 and 8 October the transformation of the space in the Sarotti-Höfe began with the first of three workshops on the subject of "light surfaces" run by Volker Halbach and Sally Below. The professor Ruth Berktold from yes architecture, Munich; Nils Buschmann from RobertNeun Architekten, Berlin; Laura Fogarasi-Ludloff from Ludloff + Ludloff Architekten, Berlin and Claudia Meixner from Meixner Schlüter Wendt Architekten, Frankfurt am Main took part.
On 13th October at 6.30 pm, the FAB Architectural Bureau in Milan, the exhibition space of the Fiandre and Porcelaingres brands, will host the fourth evening in a series of appointments titled FAB One Night, dedicated to the topical theme of emergency relief architecture. Organised by the website Floornature with the patronage of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Milan, FAB presents the meeting “Contingency architecture. The Munich experience by Nicola Borgmann”. Exclusively in Italy, the German cultural approach to a new notion of housing at a time in history characterised by mass global migration.
The role of architects in German cinema and TV. FAB Architectural Bureau was created by a team of architects from all over Germany, who, through a series of innovative workshops led by Volker Halbach, of blauraum studio, and Sally Below, of sbca, dedicated this space on the relationship between architecture and film.
On 24th November at 6.30 pm, the FAB Architectural Bureau in Milan, the exhibition space of the Fiandre and Porcelaingres brands, will host the fifth OneNight by Fab. With this final appointment in the series dedicated to design, the evening's special guest - eco-social designer Luca Gnizio - will explain his uniquely personal approach to this theme, discussing the issues with Antonio Mancinelli, editor-in-chief of Marie Claire, and Paolo Schianchi, editorial director of the Floornature.com website.
For the upcoming Day of Architecture 2016 on Friday, 24th June, the now finished space will celebrate its opening with an exhibition and guided tours. The exhibition documents the states of transformation throughout the whole process and introduces all involved parties and participants.
On the eve of the 2017 Berlin Food Week, the FAB Berlin in Kreuzberg really hit the mark with its invitation-only event called “The Rooms - A Design and Food Experience”. An innovative combination of design materials, music and food accompanied guests on a multisensory exploration of the architectural context
On 8 September, at 6.30 p.m., FAB Architectural Bureau Milano, the exhibition space of the brands Fiandre and Porcelaingres, will be hosting the third of the OneNight by Fab cycle of encounters, organised by the Floornature portal, dedicated to the contemporary relationship between design and video. Paolo Schianchi, artistic director of the exhibition space, will be joining the journalist Mara Corradi in a series of conversations with guests Francesco Faccin, Matteo Ferroni and Emilio Tremolada. The FAB exhibition space will also be hosting a video installation showing selected works by the three guests.
Fashion at the centre of an event in collaboration with Fiandre, Laufen, Dallmer and Kreon/Belux.
From 24th to 26th June FIANDRE has been celebrating the opening of the FAB ARCHITECTURAL BUREAU BERLIN, located at the Sarotti-Höfe in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Hereby FIANDRE contributed with the new design space, an exhibition revealing the transformation process and guided tours as contribution to the nationwide day of architecture 2016.
After Venice and Milan,” Next Landmark”, the international architecture and urban photography contest, promoted by the Floornature.com website, chooses Berlin and the exclusive location of the FAB Architectural Bureau Berlin for the prize-giving ceremony taking place on 16th November at 7.00 pm.
Work in Progress
On Thursday 8 June, the FAB Fiandre Architectural Bureau gallery in Castellarano reopens its doors to the public, hosting, until Friday, 7 July 2017, an exhibition that explores the more intimate and less well known side of Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza.
ALVARO SIZA. VIAGEM SEM PROGRAMA (“Journey without a Plan”), which was a collateral event at the thirteenth La Biennale di Venezia international architecture exhibition, makes its exclusive return to Italy in GranitiFiandre’s headquarters. A unique occasion to see drawings and portraits that explore the most private dimension to the existence of the renowned architect.
Thursday 27.04.04.2017 the Product Showcase was held at the FAB Architectural Bureau in Berlin.
A meeting between Mario Cucinella MCA, curator of the Italian pavilion, Lars Krückeberg of GRAFT, curator of the German Pavilion, and Christine Edmaier, president of the Order of Architects of Berlin to discuss FREESPACE, with exclusive images of the Biennale by Berlin photographer Ken Schluchtmann