Voicing Borders

On the Eastern boundary of Europe, razor-wire fence stretches across Georgia. It marks territories occupied by the Russian invasion of 2008. Voicing Borders is an installation addressing this situation.

Topographie Digitale

Topographie Digitale is an interactive installation. This landscape uses electrically functionalized and pleated textiles as sensitive surfaces reacting to touch to interact with a video-projected digital clone of this scenery.

The Net Wanderer – A tour of suspended handshakes

The Net Wanderer is a research project that explores the connection between the critical network gateways in China and the infrastructure running these gateways.

The Substitute

The Substitute explores a paradox: our preoccupation with creating new life forms, while neglecting existing ones.

Stymphalian Birds

Stymphalian Birds is an art installation in which complex haptic interactions with feathers are sonified in acoustic soundscapes.

Sounding Soil

Sounding Soil began when Marcus Maeder one day, out of sheer curiosity, stuck a self-developed, highly sensitive needle microphone into the ground on an alpine pasture in the Valais/Switzerland.

Re3 Glass

The Re3 Glass project introduces a novel, reversible building system comprising dry‐assembled, interlocking cast components out of waste glass.


Re:flex is the result of experiment-driven, multidisciplinary research around materials that can respond to physical stimuli. It draws inspiration from natural organisms which can adapt to changes in their environment by adjusting themselves naturally to new circumstances.


INNER VALUES deals with the value of alleged waste products in animal processing.

Hybrid Living Materials

Hybrid Living Materials (HLMs) point to an exciting future for designers at the intersection of biology and technology—the grown and the made—to deliver products that are customized to a particular shape, as well as a specific material, chemical, and even genetic make-up.