Archive for the 'Events' Category

Join! Upcoming Symposium: “Entering the Evacuated Field”

Friday, September 1st, 2006

While the new Zollverein School building has just been opened exciting events already knock at the door! Later this month a highly inspiring symposium with international experts will be held at the Zollverein School of management and design. After all make sure, you won’t miss it and mark you calendars for Friday, Sept. 29th 2006 […]

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 […]

Zollverein School in motion

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

Well, I’m back again after having taken some days off. I trust you haven’t missed the blog too much given the gorgeous summer we seem to have more or less over the northern hemisphere ;-)
Actually even though things might go slower when it’s that hot outside (and for most of us inside as well ;-) […]

Design in China: Open evening

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

I’ve just returned from Paris the other day (hey, it was for business purpose! ;-). I’ve spent the nights at a big hotel (chain) where also several airline crews stay while they have to take their downtime. For breakfast I’ve been placed next to a table where some 15 members of China Eastern Airlines had […]

Addendum: GK vanPatter Session

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

I thought it would be nice to spice up my recent posting with some shots from the event itself. Special thanks go to Prof. Kenta Ono from the Faculty of Engineering, Design Systems Laboratory at the Chiba University, Japan for taking the photos!


What’s next at Zollverein School …

Friday, June 2nd, 2006

Time flies and while Zollverein School’s project at IdeasPark has just closed last weekend some new events at Zollverein School are already knocking at the door.
At the same time the construction of the new Zollverein School building is making a considerable progress. I’m really excited to have a closer look at the impressive building […]

Nomadic Academy | Closing Note

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

As you might have recognized two posting have been published recently by Zollverein School members Annekatrin Sonn and Nicolas Beucker. While Annekatrin’s posting provides a good overview about the overall atmosphere at the Hanover trade fair area and the workshop space Nicolas is monitoring “student’s lessons learned” more closely.
Today workshop leader Ed Annink who is […]

Ten faces of innovation at IdeasPark

Monday, May 29th, 2006

From an overall perspective tThe ThyssenKrupp IdeaPark was a real success story for ThyssenKrupp. More than 200.000 visitors joined the exhibition, talks and workshops in Hanover. ThyssenKruppp invested a total of 10 Million Euro in encouraging curiosity for technical development and creativity. They are conceiving this as an important investment in the future of engineering. […]