b210 is an architecture office with a think tank approach to everyday spatial challenges. We believe that positive change in the built environment is driven by a smart design process where architectural ideas are as important as methods of developing them. We like to design ways of thinking as much as physical spaces.
The corner of Nordbahnhofstraβe and Eckartstraβe in Stuttgart is the local centrepoint. This is the Axis Mundi or the world axis of the neighbourhood – each and every one of the locals walks this path to the supermarket. Countless fortunate and less fortunate meetings happen here every day – this is the spot of serendipity and conflict. Both are the essential part of urban life and the installation does not choose one over the other but jumps in the middle of whatever is going on with a surprise KUKU!
The person on the swing can make the world’s shortest stage appearance by swinging through the curtain into the street space and the urban scene. The split second presence of a surreal intruder will rupture the social structure of street life and leave everyone present equally startled, amused, disturbed, speechless, …
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Team: Kadri Klementi, Aet Ader, Niv Koren, Andreas Wagner, Tõnu Narro, Alvin Järving, Flo Kasearu, Angelika Weissheim, Sabrina Brenner, Karima Klasen, Erez Falk
Location: Stuttgart, Germany (72 hour urban action Stuttgart)
Photos: Niv Koren, b210
25. septembrist 2013 24. septembrini 2014 aitas OÜ-l b210 põhivara ja rakendustarkvara soetada Ettevõtluse Arendamise Sihtasutuse alustava ettevõtja starditoetuse programm.