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Discover the Next Space

21 - 22 February 2018

Spaces that heal. In-store shows. Hospitality in hospitals. Discover the future of spaces through an immersive blend of talks, multisensorial exhibitions and workshops at Frame Lab: The Next Space, in conjunction with the Frame Awards Show.

Please note that tickets to the Frame Awards Show are sold separately.

Frame Lab is not wheelchair accessible.

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Design from Every Angle

Within an innovative installation designed by XML Architects, Frame Lab explores the future of the spatial design world from four different angles. The four Labs centre around the auditorium, which will unfold into the stage for the Frame Awards Show on the evening of 21 February.

Frame Lab is proudly presented by IBA, the German trade association for the design of work environments representing the interests of office and contract furniture, acoustics, light and AV technique manufacturers.

ME LAB

How does design make experiences more personal, tailoring products or services to the individual?

WE LAB

How does design support collaboration and connection in co-working and co-living?

WORLD LAB

How does design impact the environment and society for the better?

Wellness lab

How does design enhance human wellbeing in every aspect of the built environment?

Beyond the Trade Fair

The Gashouder of the Westergasfabriek, one of Amsterdam’s most remarkable event spaces, will play host to Frame Lab and the Frame Awards. A former gas holder, its unique architecture and exceptional height informs the sweeping circular walkway of brand presentations and Frame Lab exhibitions. The live judging for the Frame Awards will also take place on this elevated installation, ensuring each exhibition is seen by every visitor through literal circulation of the space.

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Me lab
We lab
World lab
Wellness lab
Exhibitors

Andreu World | ASB GlassFloor | BASF | Dell | Haworth | Interface | Interstuhl | König & Neurath | Sedus | Vitra | Wallstyle.com | Wilkhahn

with contributions by

Aectual | Alice Bleton | Exozet | Jólan van der Wiel & Benthem Crouwel | Julica Morlok | Studio Klarenbeek & Dros | The New Raw | Wellsun | Zu Studio

Insights and Inspiration

Get up to speed on the global issues that are driving spatial innovation with a series of talks, panel discussions and workshops by industry and thought leaders. From digital production to future-proof human-centric design, the perspectives presented by these speakers will shape the future of architecture and design. 

David Gianotten Zw

David Gianotten

OMA Managing Partner

Managing partner of acclaimed architecture studio OMA David Gianotten has overseen the design and construction of projects such as the Taipei Performing Arts Centre and the CIFCO building in Beijing. 

21 Feb | 10:00
How Entrepreneurial Architects Guarantee Sustainability

Paul Skinner Zw

Paul Skinner

Tellart Creative Director

University of Plymouth graduate Paul Skinner develops creative concepts for Tellart clients across the world to deliver digitally interactive products and experiences.

21 Feb | 10:40
Do We Want This Future? Technology vs the Human Race

Floriane De Saint Pierre

FLORIANE DE SAINT PIERRE

Floriane de Saint Pierre & Associés Founder

Renowned as the matchmaker for the world's leading design driven brands and top-level creatives and executives, Floriane de Saint Pierre heads the HR consultancy firm she founded in 1990.

21 Feb | 12:00 
Shaping Tomorrow: What It Takes to Be a Future-Proof Creative

Work 02 Ben Van Berkel

BEN VAN BERKEL

UNStudio Founder

UNStudio founder Ben van Berkel is known for his studio’s groundbreaking projects in architecture, urban development and infrastructure.

22 Feb | 10:30
Can We Work Alone Together?

Jos Stuyfzand

JOS STUYFZAND

Philips Ambient Experience Design Global Director

Having served as director in lighting and ambient experience design at Philips Design for almost 20 years, Jos Stuyfzand has a wealth of knowledge in dynamic, interactive and experiential lighting.

21 Feb | 11:20 
How Spaces Can Heal People

Raphael

RAPHAEL GIELGEN

Vitra Head of Research and Trendscouting

Raphael Gielgen contributes his understanding of the way work environments respond to technology and social change to inform Vitra's approach to workspaces.

21-22 Feb
Hackathon: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Laurent Lacour

Laurent Lacour

Hauser Lacour Associate

As a professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf as well as an associate at design studio Hauser Lacour, Laurent Lacour specializes in corporate design.

21-22 Feb 
Hackathon: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Carla Camilla Hjort Zw

CARLA CAMMILLA HJORT

Space10 Founder

Carla Cammilla Hjort established future living lab Space10 in close collaboration with Ikea to develop improved and more sustainable ways of living.

22 Feb | 14:00
Why Co-living is the Way Forward

Dominique Taffin

DOMINIQUE TAFFIN

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Industrial Design Senior Manager

Leveraging more than 25 years of experience in industrial design, Taffin manages international projects for the automotive industry.

22 Feb | 9:45 
How Mobility Will Change the Way We Live and Work

Hans Vermeulen Zw

HANS VERMEULEN

Dus Architects Co-Founder

Co-founder of Dus Architects as well as digital production technology company Aectual, Vermeulen has had many years of experience leading a firm at the forefront of its field.

22 Feb | 11:15
Will We Live in 3D-Printed Houses?

Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes

STEPHANIE AKKAOUI HUGHES

Akka Architects Founder

Architect, speaker, author and founder-CEO of Akka Architects, Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes explores human interaction in the context of spaces and environments.

22 Feb | 9:00 
How to Design Human Interaction

Oliver Heath

OLIVER HEATH

Heath Design Founder

Recognized as a global authority on biophilic design, Oliver Heath is an author, industry expert for media including BBC and National Geographic, and ambassador for Interface on the subject.

21 Feb | 14:00 
Biophilic Design: How to Make Green Buildings Even Greener

Uwe Bruckner Zw

UWE R. BRÜCKNER

Atelier Brückner Founder

Architect, stage designer, and scenographer Uwe R. Brückner is an expert on museum architecture and exhibition design, with a design philosophy that form follows content.

22 Feb | 14:45
Hybrid Spaces: Does the Digital Kill the Real?

Rob Wagemans

ROB WAGEMANS

Concrete Amsterdam Founder

Alon Baranowitz

ALON BARANOWITZ

Baranowitz + Kronenberg Founder

Programme

Inspiring talks, panel discussions, engaging workshops, the Frame Awards live judging and a hackathon will be taking place alongside the multisensorial exhibitions and immersive displays. The Awards Show ticket is sold separately. Of course, the All Access ticket means you won't miss any of the excitement!

Programme is subject to change

21 February 2018

9:00 - 12:30
Live Judging Frame Awards 2018

The Frame Awards nominees will defend their work before the jury. The public voting decides the people’s favourites, but the jury members decide the winners in each category.

10:00 - 10:30
How Entrepreneurial Architects Guarantee Sustainability

Talk given by: 
David Gianotten OMA Managing Partner

Gianotten will address the changing role and structure of an architectural studio with regards to today’s society.

10:40 - 11:10
Do We Want This Future? Technology vs the Human Race

Talk given by:
Paul Skinner Tellart Creative Director

From synthetic biology to artificial intelligence, technology threatens and promises to disrupt every aspect of our everyday lives. Paul Skinner charts a path to navigate this future.

11:20 - 11:50
How Spaces Can Heal People

Talk given by:
Jos Stuyfzand Philips Creative Director Ambient Experience Design

12:00 - 16:00
Hackathon: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Hackathon facilitated by:
Raphael Gielgen Vitra Head of Research and Trendscouting
Laurent Lacour Hauser Lacour Associate 

In 2018, it is a widely accepted truth that anything that can be digitized will be digitized. From bikes to cars, heating to the chairs we work on, if they are not completely connectible yet, they will be soon. But how much of our physical world do we want to digitize? Investigating our needs for living and working environments, technologies, and the interface between them, participants will aim to find answers to the question which objects and spaces will survive in a hyper-connectible future – and why. To apply for the hackathon, visit workhackathon.com


12:00 - 12:30
Shaping Tomorrow: What It Takes to Be a Future-Proof Creative

Talk given by: 
Floriane de Saint Pierre Floriane de Saint Pierre & Associés President and Founder 

13:00 - 13:45
What Retail Can Learn From Hospitality

Panel discussion with: 
Alon Baranowitz Baranowitz + Kronenberg Founder
Rob Wagemans Concrete Architectural Associates Founder
Matteo Bressanin Nespresso Global Retail Channel Manager
Vlastimil Spelda Pernod Ricard Ideation and Strategy Director 

14:00 - 15:30
Biophilic Design: How to Make Green Buildings Even Greener

Workshop with: 
Oliver Heath Heath Design Ltd Founder, in partnership with Interface

This interactive workshop will examine strategies to improve cognitive performance as well as mental and physical health through the built environment, from workspaces to healthcare centres.

14:00 - 14:45
Getting Experiential: How to Bring Show to the Store?

Panel discussion with: 
Jo Nagasaka Schemata Architects Founder
Pieter Kool Design Strategist and Creative Director 
Mike Hughes Universal Everything Creative Director
Uwe R. Brückner Atelier Brückner Founder and Creative Director

16:00 - 17:00
Cocktail reception
19:30 - 22:30
Frame Awards Show and Prize-Giving Ceremony

The Frame Awards winners will be announced and the People’s Vote will be revealed in the culmination of the Frame Awards 2018, as guests enjoy a grand dinner.

22:30 - 1:30
Afterparty

22 February 2018

9:00 - 16:00
Hackathon: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Hackathon facilitated by:
Raphael Gielgen Vitra Head of Research and Trendscouting
Laurent Lacour Hauser Lacour Associate 

In 2018, it is a widely accepted truth that anything that can be digitized will be digitized. From bikes to cars, heating to the chairs we work on, if they are not completely connectible yet, they will be soon. But how much of our physical world do we want to digitize? Investigating our needs for living and working environments, technologies, and the interface between them, participants will aim to find answers to the question which objects and spaces will survive in a hyper-connectible future – and why. To apply for the hackathon, visit workhackathon.com

9:00 - 9:30
How to Design Human Interaction

Talk given by:
Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes Akka Architects Founder

The talk by Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes will focus on her ideas about the ideal environment for learning and creative collaboration towards interactions that lead to innovation.

9:45 - 11:15
Biophilic Design: How to Make Green Buildings Even Greener

Workshop with: 
Oliver Heath Heath Design Ltd Founder, in partnership with Interface

This interactive workshop will examine strategies to improve cognitive performance as well as mental and physical health through the built environment, from workspaces to healthcare centres.

9:45 - 10:15
How Mobility Will Change the Way We Live and Work

Talk given by:
Dominique Taffin Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Senior Manager Industrial Design

In a world where user experience is dictating design so far as to overthrow the primary function of the systems we engage with, how is the modern idea of mobility – which blurs the boundaries of analogue and digital – impacting our future?

10:30 - 11:00
Can We Work Alone Together?

Talk given by:
Ben van Berkel UNStudio Founder

As human labour is increasingly replaced by automation, Ben van Berkel examines how architects can anticipate this changing landscape to future-proof the workplace.

11:15 - 11:45
Will We Live in 3D-Printed Houses?

Talk given by:
Hans Vermeulen Dus Architects Co-Founder

To counter the stagnating productivity of the architecture and construction industry, Vermeulen presents a digital design and production concept with the potential to revolutionize the building process.

12:00 - 12:45
How to Bring Wellness to Work

Panel discussion with:
Burkhard Remmers Wilkhahn International Communications Manager
Carla Camilla Hjort Space10 Founder
Mark Gutjahr BASF Head of Design Europe
Michele Fuhs BMW Head of Premium Retail Experience
Oliver Heath Heath Design Ltd Founder 

12:30 - 14:00
How VR Can Create the Perfect User Experience

Workshop with:
Exozet

Founder-CEO of Exozet Frank Zahn and VR specialist Thomas Bedenk will empower participants to work in virtual reality, creating photorealistic rooms and objects in a revolutionary way to design, communicate and collaborate.

13:00 - 13:45
Can Hotels and Offices Learn From Cars?

Panel discussion with:
Clive Wilkinson Clive Wilkinson Architects Founder
Dominique Taffin Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Senior Manager Industrial Design
Ramon Beijen CBRE Workplace Strategies and Design Creative Director
Richard Hywell Evans Studio RHE Founder

14:00 - 15:30
Illuminate Me: How Light Can Personalize Space

Workshop with:
Paul Thursfield Philips Lighting Design Head of Light Experience
Maarten Pieters Philips Lighting Design Head of Co-Creation

Join Paul Thursfield and Maarten Pieters of Philips Design in a creative session to innovate the integration of smart lighting into the architectural materials and interior surfaces of living spaces.

14:00 - 14:30
Why Co-living is the Way Forward

Talk given by:
Carla Cammilla Hjort Space10 Founder

Rethink the ways in which we design and use spaces in densely populated areas, as Carla Cammilla Hjort explores how to tackle the social and economic issues in our urban realities.

14:45 - 15:15
Hybrid Spaces: Does the Digital Kill the Real?

Talk given by:
Uwe R. Brückner Atelier Brückner Founder and Creative Director

Digitally integrated spaces are a contemporary phenomenon in creating visitor-oriented experiences. Uwe R. Brückner investigates the nature of this relationship between the 'real' and the virtual.

16:00 - 17:00
Live Judging of Hackathon: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Hackathon facilitated by:
Raphael Gielgen Vitra Head of Research and Trendscouting
Laurent Lacour Hauser Lacour Associate 

17:00 - 18:00
Cocktail reception

The venue

Fa Gashouder Outside Sfw

Gashouder Westergasfabriek
Klönneplein 1
1014 DD Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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21 February 2018

Frame Awards Show

On 21 February 2018, the prize-giving ceremony for the Frame Awards will see the best and the brightest of the interior design world take their places in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.

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