6 days ago
✖️FINALIST + 6H37 + ‘Making Space’ + Sophie Ros✖️ @so_sophyar
In today‘s society, the word community still means so-
mething different than a few hundred years ago. How can
the feeling of a union change so drastically over the
Today‘s fellow human beings are largely perceived as an
anonymous floating mass in the cityscape. When it comes
to career, social status and finances, people often be-
come competitors. Is it possible to revive a community
detached from the values and ideas of today? A community
or even a neighbourhood that allows living together and
not against each other?
Making Space is a tool for collaborating, talking, play-
ing, relaxing and literally making space out of empti-
ness. Playing with „LEGO“ reminds us of our childhood
and friends sharing this experience by creating somet-
hing new together.
Having this simple tool of creating space on a larger
scale can be used as a chance for interaction with peo-
ple in the city.
Empty space at a parking lot downtown, unused sidewalks
in the grey concrete street and a boring courtyard wit-
hout a place to sit and talk? Say no more and make your
What brings people together? Its the joy for handcraf-
ting and sharing your skills. It is the communication
between neighbours, friends and even strangers interes-
ted in the idea.
In a Do-It-Yourself-Workshop, voluteers teach how to
build and create these Boxes. The material of the boxes
is plywood and is gained out of recycled construction
The boxes are modular and vary in scale and size and can
be used for seating but also for planting some greenery.
The boxes can be rotated and linked together to crea-
te a larger module. Additionally, they have the option for group seating to prepare a stage for a musician or theatre. Ready, set and go!