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Hello Wood Announces Open Call for Team Leaders for Its Summer School

Hello Wood Announces Open Call for Team Leaders for Its Summer School
Hello Wood Announces Open Call for Team Leaders for Its Summer School, © Tamás Bujnovszky
© Tamás Bujnovszky

Budapest-based Hello Wood has announced an open call for team-leaders to participate in its award-winning summer school from July 14-22, 2016. The eight day Project Village program focuses on envisioning a design for a “new village model,” and then on building the imagined projects. The 2015 program brought together academics and students from more than 30 countries and 25 universities. This year, Project Village is looking for experienced architects, designers and artists to join the team in western Hungary, only two hours away from the capital.

The theme for the 2016 program is “Settling: The Rituals of Arrival,” which will explore the ways communities make themselves feel at home. Participants will be asked to build “a place of arrival, permanence, and connection," exploring in their designs the architectural aspects of settling, what makes a place feel like home, and the roles of hosts and guests.

© Tamás Bujnovszky
© Tamás Bujnovszky

Team leaders will help participants plan a village while aiding in the building construction phase. They will also help transform these nomadic objects into something settled. Confirmed team leaders so far include Russian sculptor Nikolay Polissky, German architect Markus Heinsdorff, Urban Think-Tank and Kosmos Architects.

© Tamás Bujnovszky
© Tamás Bujnovszky

The school focuses on conceptual design and “thinking with your hands.” Through the construction of the building, a series of lectures, and chances to socialize, connect, and reflect, participants will learn about the project and the site. A team of cooks, musicians, bartenders, baristas, and other craftspeople will participate in the newly found social scene of the village.

© Tamás Bujnovszky
© Tamás Bujnovszky

The 2015 program designed a “nomadic moving settlement” created out of three cubic meters of wood. These installations were later used by festivals and cultural events in the country. Some of the designs created included a Rolling Pub, a Village Cinema, and a Migrant House.

To participate in this summer workshop, applicants will go through a two-stage selection process. Registration needs to be submitted by April 15, 2016 and project proposals need to be submitted by May 1, 2016. Each team leader will have a team of 10 people. Food and accommodation will be provided.

Learn more and apply here.

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Kaley Overstreet
Cite: Kaley Overstreet. "Hello Wood Announces Open Call for Team Leaders for Its Summer School" 10 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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