Archive for August, 2006

What the Press says about Zollverein School

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

It’s one month ago today that the new Zollverein School building has been opened in an official ceremony on July 31st, 2006.
Fortunately I’ve been able to attend the ceremony as well. Beside the official character of the event with lots of officials from public administration, politics and the school itself the atmosphere somehow reminded […]

Zollverein School Blog listed at INDEX:2007

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Today I’ve found the Zollverein School Blog listed on the recently released website of INDEX:2007. Haven’t heard about INDEX: yet? Well, after all INDEX: is a non-profit network organization, that focuses on Design to Improve Life worldwide. Here’s a quote from their website:

“The first INDEX: meeting was held from 7 – 11 November 2003 in […]

BuddyGuide 2.0: Experience and Share

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

In the light of Martin’s recent posting about the Buddy guide project I’ve felt tempted to think the somehow great idea a little bit further. However prior to doing so let me first explain for our readers from abroad why I think the BuddyGuide concept is so well suited for the location of Zollverein:
As you […]

Buddyguide - your traveling companion at the entry2006

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

Good news: The first Zollverein School spin-off is on its way! With the innovative BuddyGuide concept, three of Zollverein School’s class of 2006 MBA students kicked-off their own business, which can be tested for a duration of two weeks at the Entry2006 in Essen, Germany. From September 23rd, 2006 up to the October 8th, 2006 […]

The Past and Future are meeting at Zollverein School

Friday, August 11th, 2006

It’s only 10 days ago that the new building of the Zollverein School has been handed over to the school’s new president. Beside some rumors I’ve heard about that the building will be fully usable at the end of August Zollverein School already hosted its first big event yesterday titled: “99 years Werkbund. The future […]

Hand-over of keys: The new Zollverein School Building

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

I’ve returned from the handover of keys ceremony at the new Zollverein School of management and design building yesterday late afternoon after spending some more hours than originally planned ;-) Lot’s of interesting and important (!) people have attended the ceremony and I’d wish I could have recorded some interviews and post them as a […]