15.03.2016: UNIVERSITY OF HASSELT
Something Fantastic is invited to lecture in the course of the A-Z Lecture Series at the University of Hasselt.
There is an open discussion planned already in the afternoon, and we hope to see you already there!
15.03. from 8pm, afternoon discussion from 1.30pm, Z33, Zuivelmarkt 33, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium
14.12.2015: MAS ETH ZURICH
Please join Marc Angélil, Charlotte Malterre-Barthes, Somethig Fantastic and all participating students
for the public final crits of the MAS Urban Design 15/16 at the Chair of Marc Angélil.
We are happy to have Sarah Sabry of the University of Zürich,
Omar Nagati of Cluster, Cairo, and Hamdi Reda of Artellewa, Cairo as guest critics.
14.12. from 1pm, ONA, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, Zürich
5.12.2015: SHENZEN BIENNALE
We are happy and excited about being invited to present, together with our colleague Charlotte Malterre-Barthes,
the work of the MAS Urban Design 14/15 on Cairo's informal neighborhood Ar-El-Liwa,
at the Shenzen Biennale 2015 Radical Urbanism curated by Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner.
On display are several 1/20 models of typical Ard-El-Liwa housing typologies,
and three improved typologies conceived by the MAS.
5.12. from 3pm, Shenzen Biennale, Shekou Ferry Port, Shenzen, China
27.11.2015: BIENNALE VENICE 2016
Something Fantastic is going to be responsible for the exhibition and publication design
of the german pavilion at the coming Venice Biennale. Very much looking forward
to the ongoing collaboration with Anna Scheuermann, Peter Schmal and Oliver Elser of DAM Frankfurt,
and Julia Albani and Silke Neumann of Bureau N.
25.05. from 4pm, Padiglione Germania, Giardini, Biennale di Architettura, Venice
05.11.2015: ARTEK–ART AND TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION
Artek, the iconic finnish furniture brand founded, amongst others, by Aino and Alvar Aalto,
is giving an insight into its roots, technology and recent development in the exhibition Art and Technology.
05.11. from 7pm, Exhibition 06.11. – 28.11. Modus, Wielandstrasse 27-28, Berlin
26.11. – 09.01. MC Selvini, Via C. Poerio 3, Milano
05.11. – 24.11.Living Center OZONE 3F Welcome Plaza, Tokyo
9.10.2015: NEW DESIGN UNIVERSITY
Something Fantastic is invited to lecture on exhibition design at the occasion of this fall's semester start
at the faculty of Information and Spatial design, led by Prof. Christine Schweiger.
9.10. from 10am, New Design University, Mariazellerstraße 97a, St. Pölten, Austria
04.10.2015: CENTRO MUNICIPAL DE ARTE HÉLIO OITICICA
We are happy and proud to be part of the exhibition CASA CIDADE MUNDO,
Curated by Evandro Salles of Instituto Casa, and to be able to present our vision of a Tropical Brazilian Arcadian City.
04.10.-14.11.2015, Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rua Luís de Camões, 68, Rio de Janeiro
16.07.2015: ARCHITEKTURMUSEUM DER TU MÜNCHEN
The exhibition PAUL SCHNEIDER-ESLEBEN. ARCHITEKT at Architekturmuseum der TU München
curated by Regine Heß focuses not only on Schneider-Esleben'sbuilding projects,
but also asks about today's perspective on post-war architecture in Germany.
We are excited and happy to see our exhibition design becoming reality this coming week.
16.07.-18.10.2015, Pinakothek der Moderne, Barer Str. 40, München
27.06.2015: cà phê sữa đá AT SOMETHING FANTASTIC
Something Fantastic is opening a Vietnamese Coffee Shop outside Leipziger Str. 61 for one day.
The shop is open all afternoon the 27th of June on the occasion of Make City Festival 2015.
Come by, sit down on a tiny plastic chair, have a coffee, check out a first dummy of the publication
APB–Architetura Popular Brasileira, have a chat with us and enjoy summer on Leipziger Strasse.
27.06.2015, from 2pm, Something Fantastic Office, Leipziger Str. 61
06.05.2015: DISPLAYED SPACES
Something Fantastic is happy to announce the publishing of Displayed Spaces.
New Means of Architecture Presentation throughExhibitions, edited Roberto Gigliotti, that issues from last year's conference
of the same name, featuring texts by Giovanna Borasi, Anne Holtrop, Wilfried Kühn, Emanuela De Cecco, Something Fantastic,
Ilka & Andreas Ruby, Andres Lepik, Tina di Carlo and two interviews with Kersten Geers and Maarten Gielen.
Leipzig/Bozen 2015, 216 pages, englisch, ISBN: 978-3-944669-69-4, 26.00 €, www.spectorbooks.com
02.05.2015: POST STUDIO TALES AT SOMETHING FANTASTIC
District and Something Fantastic are happy to announce the publishing event of Post-Studio Tales
at Leipziger Str. 61. At this happy occasion, Friedemann Heckel has installed
a large neon work on our wall, and there will be drinks from 5pm.
02.05.2015, 5pm, Something Fantastic Office, Leipziger Str. 61
21.04.2015: HARVARD ABROAD STUDIO BERLIN BRUNNENSTR. 9
Something Fantastic is just finalizing the project documentation for this year's Abroad Studio
of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design taught by Frank Barkow and Arno Brandlhuber
with Niklas Maak and Fritz Neumeyer.
21.04.2015, 10.00 am, final Crits, Harvard Abroad Studio, Brunnenstr. 9, Berlin
23.03.2015: Y-GSA YOKOHAMA
Something Fantastic is going to participate in an international symposium on urban habitats hosted by Y-GSA of
Yokohama National University, presenting the research and design work of the MAS Urban Design Marc Angélil at ETH Zurich.
Recent work addressed in the lecture will be, amongst others, the MAS' contribution
to the UNEVEN GROWTH exhibition at MoMA New York.
23.03.2015, Y-GSA, 79 Energy Center, Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 240-8501, Japan
06.03.2015-19.03.2015: SUMMER SCHOL RIO DE JANEIRO
Something Fantastic and Dr. Rainer Hehl would like to invite students of UdK Berlin and TU Berlin
to a summer school and excursion trip to Brazil in collaboration with PUC Rio de Janeiro and ETH Zurich
from march 9th to 16th on the topic of Tropical Architecture In The Anthropocene with the goal
of analysing and improving low-cost housing in tropical climates. Participants will have the chance to contribute
to an exemplary Minha Casa, Minha Vida pilot project in Parauapebas, Para.
(Image: MAS UD 2012/13 ETH Zurich)
06.03.2015, 10.00 am, Santa Tereza, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
06.03.2015: THE BARTLETT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Sophia Psarra and Fani Kostourou of The Bartlett School of Architecture invited Something Fantastic
to the midterm crits of their E-merging Design Research program.
The course under the title 'Active Architecture' focuses on alternative approaches to improve
life in the favelas through spatial, social, economic and ecological innovation
–A topic and context we're especially interested in!
06.03.2015, 11am, 140 Hampstead Road, London
27.12.2014: IAKOV CHERNIKHOV PRIZE
Something Fantastic is grateful and excited for being nominated for the 5th Iakov Chernikov Prize.
The prize set out by the Iakov Chernikhov International Foundation in Moscow under the title 'Challenge of Our Time'
is going to be awarded in mid-2015. Former laureates include Ensamble Studio, Dogma and Jun'ya Ishigami.
01.06.2015, Iakov Chernikhov International Foundation, Moscow, Russia
12.12.2014: FINAL CRITS MAS ETH ZURICH
Marc Angélil, Charlotte Malterre Barthes, Something Fantastic and the students
of the MAS Urban Design would like to invite you to this semester's final crits at ETH Zurich.
This time the presentation focuses on informal housing in Ardilewa, Cairo. Each group is going to present
their proposals, that follow the market logic of the informal building sector, but aim for higher quality buildings,
a more livable neighborhood, and a more sustainable urban development, on one feddan of land.
12.12.2014, 9.00 am, ONA, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, Zürich
19.11.2014: MOMA NEW YORK
Something Fantastic is happy to announce the opening of UNEVEN GROWTH at MoMA New York featuring Varanda Products,
a project we've developed together with RUA architects, Rio, and the ETH Zurich MAS Urban Design.
Veranda Products is an urban tactic for Rio based on products that first are practical and desirable, and second change
the cityscape on an urban level, for example by increasing urban vegetation or offering shade.
19.11.2014, 7pm (opening reception), MoMA, 11 W 53rd St, New York
27.09.2014: HDA GRAZ
The Druot, Lacaton & Vassal Tour bois le Pretre exhibition is going into a third round, hosted by Haus der Architektur Graz.
As at DAM Frankfurt and DAZ Berlin, the interiors of Tour Bois Le Pretre will displayed in 1:1 dioramas.
And as in the two previous exhibitions, the approach of Lacaton & Vassal
to open up the tower to the outside will translate and be applied to the spaces of HDA Graz.
27.09.2014, 6pm (opening reception and talk), Haus der Architektur, Mariahilferstraße 2, Graz
12.09.2014: JUDIN GALLERY BERLIN
Barkow Leibinger, Arno Brandlhuber, Jesko Fezer, Christoph Gengnagel, Gonzales Haase, Konstantin Grcic,
June-14 Meyer-Grohbrügge & Chermayeff, Jürgen Mayer H, Sauerbruch Hutton and Something Fantastic have been discussing
and now will present their personal re-edition of This Is Tomorrow, an exhibition and architectural statement
that was first shown in 1956 in London. Something Fantastic's contribution to this project called How Soon Is Now
is going to be a small collection of things that stand exemplarily for their idea of themes
and tendencies in architecture and design, life and work, in the close future.
12.09.2014, 7pm (opening reception), Galerie Nolan Judin, Potsdamer Straße 83, Berlin
04.05.2014 – 06.06.2014: AIRBNB PAVILION, BIENNALE VENICE
Something Fantastic's Berlin Rooftop House is going to be exhibited at the airbnb Pavilion on the 14th Venice Biennale
next to works by Etienne Descloux, GRAU and Sergison Bates architects and others . The exhibition opens May 4th,
but neither the exact address nor the time has been announced so far. We'll keep you posted.
04.05.2014, airbnb Pavilion, Venice
07.05.2014: CHAIR OF SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION, ETH ZURICH
Guillaume Habert, head of ETH Zurich's chair of sustainable construction invited Something Fantastic to hold a lecture on their understanding and practice of sustainable construction as part of his seminar.
07.05.2014, 4.45pm, E1, Campus Hönggerberg, ETH Zurich
03.05.2014: RECEPTION, BERLIN
Something Fantastic is presenting and discussing the APB – Catalogue of Popular Brazilian Architecture
at the UP Bar at RECEPTION Gallery in the course of this season's gallery weekend.
03.05.2014, RECEPTION, 5PM, Kurfürstenstrasse 5/5a, Kurfürstenstrasse 5/5a, 10785 Berlin
03.04.2014: MUSEU DE ARTE DO RIO
Something Fantastic is happy to announce that the work of the MAS Urban Design, Minha Casa–Nossa Cidade,
is being exhibited in Rio de Janeiro at the occasion of a symposium on informal housing at the Museu de Arte do Rio, MAR.
03.04.2014, Museu MAR, Praça Mauá, 5, Centro, Rio de Janeiro
28.02.2014: MINHA CASA, NOSSA CIDADE
Something Fantastic is happy and proud to announce the publication of the third MAS book on Brazilian Mass Housing,
this time focusing on the State's social housing program Minha Casa, Minha Vida (My House, My Life),
turning it into Minha Casa, Nossa Cidade (My House, Our City).
Available now at a bookshop near you.
21.11.2014: MUSEUM OF MODERN ART NEW YORK
The MAS Urban Design of ETH Zurich directed by Something Fantastic and Rainer Hehl
is invited by Pedro Gadanho of MoMA New York to contribute to the exhibitio Uneven Growth,
which thematizes the fact that the majority of the world's population growth happens in poor, urban environments.
The contribution/intervention will be developed in collaboration with Brazilian RUA architects, and focus on Rio as field of action.
22.11.2014-10.05.2015, Architecture and Design Galleries, third floor, MoMA, 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY
21.11.2013: VALERIE TRAAN ANTWERP
A model of Something Fantastic's yet unbuilt Berlin rooftop house is going to be exhibited as part of the group exhibition
Berliner Mood at Valerie Traan Gallery Antwerp. The 1/20 laminated paper model was especially made for the show
in collaboration with Berlin artist Friedemann Heckel, who will also be present at the opening.
21.11.2013, 4pm, (Opening), Gallery Valerie Traan, Reyndersstraat 12, Antwerp
17.11.2013: FLORIAN CHRISTOPHER ZÜRICH
Something Fantastic's Crystal Lamp is going to be exhibited (and for sale!)
in gallerist Florian Christopher's home in Zurich for the coming two months.
She show features 70 artists and is curated by Carson Chan.
17.11.2013, 3pm (Opening), Zurlindenstrasse/Erlacherstrasse, Zürich
or Sundays through 12.01.2014, c/o Seedorf Gotthelfstrasse 37, Zürich
14.11.2013: TU BERLIN
Something Fantastic is invited to talk about How Ideas Travel, Rainer Hehl's lectue series linked to his TU design studio
that investigates the practice of global idea- and knowledge-transfer.
14.11.2013, Technische Universität Berlin Architecture building, lecture hall A053, Straße des 17. Juni 152, Berlin
12.10.2013: BIENAL INTERNATIONAL DE ARQUITETURA DE SÃO PAULO
The MAS Urban Design conducted by Rainer Hehl and Something Fantastic is exhibiting its proposals
for the improvement of the Brazilian national housing program Minha Casa Minha Vida at this years' São Paulo architecture biennale.
12.10.2013, 3pm (Opening), Museu da Casa Brasileira, Av. Brg. Faria Lima 2705, São Paulo
09.10.2013: DEUTSCHES ARCHITEKTUR MUSEUM FRANKFURT/MAIN
The MAS Urban Design publication "Cidade de Deus" edited by Marc Angélil, Rainer Hehl and Something Fantastic was awarded the DAM Archticture Book Award for best "Urban Theory" publication 2013 making the MAS Urban Design winning the price for a
second year in a row after the predecessor "Building Brazil" won the same prize in 2012.
Both publications are published and available through Ruby Press.
30.09.2013: UME LECTURE ETH ZURICH
Something Fantastic is invited by Sarah Nichols and Nils Havelka to hold a lecture in the course of the Urban Mutations On The Edge
lecture series envisioned by Marc Angélil that covers topics around the global future of Cities.
30.09.2013, ETH Fokushalle, ONA, Neunbrunnenstrasse 50, Zurich
06.09.2013: IBA THÜRINGEN INAUGURATION ERFURT
Something Fantastic together with Ludwig Engel has joined the IBA Thüringen organization team
led by Katja Fischer and Tobias Haag and is looking forward to several upcoming events, discussions and publications
06.09.2013, Ehemaliges Heizkraftwerk, Maximilian-Welsch-Strasse, Erfurt
28.06.2013: TU MÜNCHEN
Something Fantastic is invited by the students of architecture of TUM
to lecture in the course of their newly initiated, independent lecture series.
06.06.2013, 7.30pm, TUM, Arcisstraße 21, München
20.06.2013 – 08.08.2013: EXHIBITION MINHA CASA– NOSSA CIDADE!
The Exhibition Minha Casa – Nossa Cidade! is opening the 20th of July in Rio de Janeiro.
The show features the proposals of this year's MAS Urban Design at ETH Zurich regarding
the state's housing programme Minha Casa Minha Vida and the course's yet unpublished APB Catalogue,
a collection of popular elements in the built and unbuilt environment of Brazil.
20.06.2013 – 08.08.2013, Studio X, Praça Tiradentes, 48, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
24.05.2013: FINAL CRITS MAS ETH ZURICH
Marc Angelil, Rainer Hehl, Something Fantastic and the students of the MAS Urban Design are inviting everyone to join
this semester's final crits. The 8 proposals understand themselves as alternatives to Brazil's Minha Casa housing programme,
respecting not only the programme's outlines but also the individual potentials and problems of four different sites.
(Photo: Martin Dumont, MAS ETH)
24.05.2013, 9.00 am, ONA, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, Zürich
16.05.2013: BTU COTTBUS
Something Fantastic is lecturing at BTU Cottbus, opening this years turn of the Der Die Das lecture series.
16.05.2013, 6.00 pm, BTU, Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1, Cottbus
27.03.2013: GHENT UNIVERSITY
Something Fantastic will present a lecture called Something Fantastic for Flanders
during the Joker Week at Ghent Univserity. The lecture shows the potential laying in the Flemish form of
urbanization and how it could be tapped through recent project ideas by Something Fantastic
making it a picture role model for the 21st century.
27.03.2013, 7.00 pm, Department of Architecture & Urban Planning, Ghent University
Jozef Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent, Belgium
27.03.2013: FREE UNIVERSITY OF BOZEN
Something Fantastic is participating in the Conference Displayed Spaces - New means architecture presentation through exhibitions
initiated by Roberto Gigliotti, where they are going to present their four statements on the topic:
Embrace the spirit! Respect the audience! Use minimal means! Create a sensation!
Other lecturers are Andres Lepik, Wilfried Kühn, Ilka & Andreas Ruby, Anne Holtrop, Tina di Carlo and Giovanna Borasi
27.03.2013, Free University of Bozen, Piazza Domenicani 3, Bolzano
14.02.2013: DAZ BERLIN
Something Fantastic and Ilka and Andreas Ruby are happy to announce the opening
of the exhibition Druot, Lacaton & Vassal, Transformation eines 60er Jahre Wohnhochhauses
at DAZ Berlin on February 14th.
14.02.2013, 7.00 pm, DAZ Köpenicker Straße 48, Berlin
09.01.2013: (s)(S)pe(c)(k)ulati(es)(on)(s)(en) : (r)(R)(e)(é)fle(ct)(x)i(e)(on)(s)(en)
Something Fantastic is working on a research-through-design project
initiated by the Vlaams Bouwmester Pieter Swinnen that is focusing on collective housing.
Something Fantastic is collaborating with Monadnock , V+, Trans, several consultants, and photographer Filip Dujardin,
to investigate succesful ways of cohabitation, and to create and realize a number of indicatory projects throughout Flanders.
first presentation 19.02.2013, 1.00 pm, Atelier Bouwmeester, Galerij Ravenstein, Brussels
14.12.2012: FINAL CRITS MAS ETH ZURICH
Marc Angelil, Rainer Hehl and Something Fantastic is inviting everyone to join
this semester's final crits of the MAS Urban Design.
The 14 projects situated on sites in Paraisópolis and Cabuxo de Baixo, SP, are going to be discussed
with Sarah Graham of agps architecture Zürich and a Project Leader of MMBB from Sao Paulo
that is responsible for the current master plan of Paraisópolis.
14.12.2012, 9.00 am, ONA, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, Zürich
10.12.2012: WHAT IS CRITICAL SPATIAL PRACTICE?
Markus Miessen and Nikolaus Hirsch's publication on critical spatial practice is out now.
Please note Something Fantastic's message from Rio.
Sternberg Press 2012
240 pages, english
available at Motto Berlin or elsewhere
05.12.2012: LECTURE MÜNSTER SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Something Fantastic was invited by Joachim Schultz-Granberg to hold a public lecture
at his master class at Münster School of Architecture.
05.12.2012, 7.00 pm, Lecture hall LEO 1, Leonardo-Campus 5, Münster
04.12.2012: LECTURE HOCHSCHULE MÜNCHEN
Something Fantastic is going to lecture together with Florian Fischer and Sebastian Multerer
of Fischer Multerer at the opening of a lecture series with young architects at Hochschule München.
04.12.2012, 7.00 pm, Hochschule München, Lothstr. 34, München
16.10.2012: DOMUS, LONG LIVE THE CRISIS!
Something Fantastic contributed to the October issue of DOMUS with a selection of drawings
of their favourite great ideas and the essay Long Life the Crisis that outlines a positive approach to
the consequences of the crisis on quality, sustainability and innovation in architecture.
The DOMUS October issue is available at news stands worldwide.
10.10.2012: DUMPLING EXPRESS AT VIA PARIS
The Dumpling Express is being presented at the exhibition Ma Cantine en Ville at VIA Paris
on invitation by Damien Antoni and Lydia Blasco who initiated the exhibition project for the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine.
The show will be on until November 18th and features their research on mobile kitchens worldwide as well as a choice
of mobile kitchen projects like the Dumpling Express or Bow Wow's long dining-table-bike.
10.10.2012 - 18.11.2012, Galerie VIA, 29, Avenue Daumesnil, Paris
06.10.2012: DAM FRANKFURT
The exhibition Druot, Lacaton & Vassal, Transformation eines 60er Jahre Wohnhochhauses curated by Ilka and Andreas Ruby
in collaboration with Something Fantastic is focusing on the Tour Bois le Prêtre, the first PLUS-project to be realized in Paris.
06.10.2012 - 13.01.2012, Deutsches Architektur Museum Frankfurt, Schaumainkai 43, 60596 Frankfurt am Main
29.07.2012: 19 HOURS AT THE KIOSK, HKW BERLIN
Something Fantastic is invited to contribute to Markus Miessen's event series 19 Hours at the Kiosk in the context of
Between Walls and Windows - Architektur und Ideologie at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin on September 29th at 7pm.
Next to a screening of Eduardo Coutinho's documentary Edificio Master Something Fantastic are going to mix
their Brazilian favorite caipis: Sake-Litchi and Wodka-Maracuja, and talk on their take on the topic.
The evening will be complemented with a DJ set and the appearance of performance artists Wet Nails.
17.09.2012 – 18.10.2012: AGPS CLUES at AEDES
The exhibition agps clues is being presented at AEDES Berlin.
Something Fantastic cooperated with agps on the exhibition design.
17.09.2012 - 18.10.2012, AEDES Berlin, Christinenstr. 18-19, Berlin
29.08.2012 – 25.11.2012: SPANISH PAVILION, BIENNALE VENICE
Something Fantastic and Ilka & Andreas Ruby present their participative book Thats Really Cool
as a contribution to the spanish pavilion at the 13th Biennale di Arquitettura in Venice.
The book invites everyone to share their favoutite idea in architecture and,
by doing so, becoming a part of the Biennale exhibition
29.08.2012 – 25.11.2012, Spanish Pavilion, Giardini, 13th Biennale di Arquitettura, Venice, Italy
03.06.2012 – 14.07.2012: EXHIBITION FAVELA RULES!
The exhibition Favela Rules! on the MAS Urban Design's outcome of its occupation
with Cabuxo de Baixo is opening in Sao Paulo's central station. Heart of the exhibition
is a 20-m-section of the area including buildings and infrastructure proposals in 1/100 scale.
30.06.2012 - 14.07.2012, Estação Júlio Prestes, São Paulo
26.06.2012 – 08.07.2012: EXHIBITION CIDADE DE DEUS!
The Exhibition Cidade de Deus – City of God is opening the 26th of July in Rio de Janeiro.
The show features the resulting prototypes of this year's MAS Urban Design at ETH Zurich,
the 26-piece-collection of posters of essential ideas of student projects and research,
and two exemplary strategies for both informal and social housing in CDD.
26.06.2012 - 08.07.2012, Studio X, Praça Tiradentes, 48, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
08.06.2012: LECTURE INSTITUT FÜR RAUMEXPERIMENTE
Something Fantastic has been invited to lecture at The World is not Fair Fair initiated
by Olafur Eliasson's Institut für Raumexperimente.
08.06.2012, 14.00 pm. The World is not Fair Fair, Tempelhofer Feld, Berlin
07.06.2012: FINAL CRITS ÉCOLE NATIONALE SUPÉRIEURE
Something Fantastic has been invited to critique the work of students of architecture at Paris Malaquais
that focuses on ways of improving their spatial and political situation at the school and in relationship with the neighboring
École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, initiated and supervised by Andreas Ruby.
07.06.2012, 12.00 pm. 14, Rue Bonaparte, 75272 Paris
02.06.2012: MID TERM CRITS TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT BERLIN
Something Fantastic has been invited to co-critique the current state of work at
Prof. Jörg Stollmanns Chair for Urban Design and Architecture.
02.06.2012, 10.00 am. TU Berlin, Straße des 17. Juni, 10623 Berlin
13.04.2012 – 30.04.2012: EXHIBITION POST STUDIO TALES
Post-Studio Tales is a residency-as-exhibition investigating »contemporary art practice and the spaces of its production«.
For one month, eighteen artists and the project's three curators will stay and work at District Kunst- und Kulturförderung
in a site-specific exhibition architecture designed by the Berlin-based architectural collective Something Fantastic.
The lecture andpresentation series Raconter et rencontrer will take place on three days during the project; details and further events
will be announced online.
From 13.04.2012–30.04.2012, POST-STUDIO TALES will be open to visitors Wednesday–Friday 12.00pm - 6.00pm and
Saturday–Sunday 2.00 pm - 6.00 pm as well as by appointment. For more information, please contact the
curators either on site during opening hours or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
District Berlin, Bessemerstraße 2-14, 12103 Berlin
29.03.2012: LECTURE: LEHRCANAPÉ, PHILLIP URSPRUNG, ETH ZÜRICH
Something Fantastic will hold a talk about their office at the "Lehrcanapé" Lecture Series originally insituted with great acclaim by
Lucius Burckhardt in the 1970s and revived by Phillip Ursprung and his Institute for Art and Architecture history at the ETH Zürich.
29.03.2012, 13.45 pm. ETH Zürich, Höngerberg, HIL E1
15.03.2012: BOOK LAUNCH VALERIE TRAAN GALLERY ANTWERP
The book "Reasons For Walling A House" edited by 51N4E and published by Ruby Press will be released on thursday
the 15th of March between 4pm and 9pm. The publication contains pieces relating to 51N4E's Espeel-Vandenbrouckee residence
by 51N4E, BeL, Andrea Branzi, Dirk Braeckman, Josse de Pauw, Enrique Marty and Something Fantastic.
15.03.2012 – 05.05.2012: EXHIBITION VALERIE TRAAN GALLERY ANTWERP
The exhibition "Reasons For Walling A House" currated by 51N4E will be opened on thursday
the 15th of March between 4pm and 9pm. The exhibition contains pieces relating to 51N4E's Espeel-Vandenbroucke residence
by 51N4E, BeL, Andrea Branzi, Dirk Braeckman, Josse de Pauw, Enrique Marty and Something Fantastic.
Valerie Traan Gallery, Reyndersstraat 12, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
Photograph by Filip Dujardin
28.02.2012 – 15.07.2012: ÉCOLE NATIONALE SUPÉRIEURE
Something Fantastic has been invited by Andreas Ruby to co-create a strategic study with his students
on the ENSA Paris Malaquais' future development and its possible synergies with Paris Beaux Arts school.
17.11.2011: 9A BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE ARQUITETURA DE SAO PAULO
The municipality of São Paulo will present the book Building Brasil edited by Marc Angélil and Rainer Hehl in
collaboration with Something Fantastic on the 17th of November at 7pm at the OCA, Parque do Ibirapuera
as part of the 9a Bienal de Architectura de São Paulo.
10.11.2011 – 11.11.2011: DAM FRANKFURT
Something Fantastic will participate in the City of Future Conference initiated by the Goethe Institut and
the Deutsches Architektur Museum (DAM). Their will be a public lecture on thursday the 10th of November at 5pm at the DAM.
Other lecturers include among others Arno Brandelhuber, Jan Liesegang of raumlabor Jörg Leeser of BeL and Steffan Rettich of KARO.
06.07.2011 – 30.08.2011: ETH ZÜRICH
Something Fantastic has been invited by Rainer Hehl to develop a publication on Rio and Sao Paulo with
master students of MAS, Marc Angélil' chair at the ETH Zürich. Next to two intense workshops Something Fantastic
will spend large parts of the summer working with the stundents on bringing out the best of their work.
16.07.2011 – 9.10.2011: EXHIBITION KUNSTHALLE DÜSSELDORF
Something Fantastic is working on an exhibition design with Matthias Boettger of raumtaktik, who is continuing his occupation on
"Raumproduktion" with an exhibition in the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. Featured Artists are Ingrid Hora, Julika Gittner, Larissa Fassler,
Juul Hondius and Alex Schweder.
15th to 17th of july.2011: UDK Buchshop 2011
Something Fantastic is mentoring the student team of this year's UdK Buchshop that will open between 15th and 17th of July.
The image shows the winning proposal of the interdisciplinary shop furniture competition that was supervised by
Julian Schubert, Leonard Streich and Elena Schütz in collaboration with Axel Kufus.
28.06.2011: sub-40, UNIVERSITÄT KASSEL
Something Fantastic will hold a lecture at the sub.40 Discussion Forum at Kassel University on the 28th of June at 7.45pm.
The Lecture and following Discussion will be held in front of Room 1140 at the Architectural Department.
HORIZONTE ISSUE 03
The current issue of the student initiated magazine for architectural discourse "Horizonte" of the Bauhaus Universität Weimar features an
article on improvisation as an architectural technique written by Something Fantastic.
20.01.2011: POP-UP LECTURE, NAL, OSLO
Something Fantastic has been invited by the National Association of Norwegian Architects to give the inauguration lecture
to "POP-UP", one of its "Year of Architecture" programmes marking the 100 year existence of the NAL.
The Lecture will be held at the office of Snøhetta, thursday the 20th of january 2011, 7pm.
14.01.2011: SENSITIVE MATTER, EXHIBITION CRITIC, AEDES, BERLIN
Something Fantastic have been invited to Catalonia, Spain, as guest critics for the exhibition "Sensitive Matter" curated by Pere Buil,
Carlos Cámara and Joan Vitòria that is going to be on display at Aedes Architecture Gallery between January 14th and 16th. Julian and
Elena just travelled between Barcelona, Reus, Ollot and Palma to visit the work featured in the exhibition.
18.12.2010: INTERVIEW, BAUNETZ
Something Fantastic has been shortlisted as one of the architecture firms to keep track of in 2011.
Read the interview with Schubert, Schütz and Streich in Baunetzwoche #204.
09.12.2010: BOOK PRESENTATION, BAUHAUS UNIVERSITÄT, Weimar
Julian Schubert, Elena Schütz and Leonard Streich are presenting Something Fantastic – A Manifesto on Worlds, People, Cities and
Houses at the Bauhaus University Weimar as part of the "Redefinition" program initiated by the editors of Horizonte.
03.12.2010: BOOK PRESENTATION, AEDES, BERLIN
Julian Schubert, Elena Schütz and Leonard Streich will have the pleasure to co-present their contribution to
the book Re-Iventing Construction edited by Ilka & Andreas Ruby. The evening will be further enchanced by presentations by
Ilka & Andreas Ruby of Ruby Press, Phillip Vassal of Lacaton Vassal, Peter Swinnen of 51N4E, and Tobias Wallisser of Lava.
The launch will be held at Aedes Network Campus Pfefferberg from 7pm.