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Professur Architekturpsychologie_TU BerlinINNOVATIVE PROFESSORSHIP
ARCHITECTURE FACULTY
TU BERLIN

17.10.2016
The Technical University of Berlin established the first architecture psychology professorship in Europe to enhance scientific research and education of architecture students in this field

website TUB>>
www.architekturpsychologie-tub.de>>


DEADLINE 15th MARCH'16
CLOSED

15.01.16
kopvol architecture & psychology invites Dutch designers and makers from the creative industries to become part of the RUN-Cluster Design Team.

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schlemmer_triadisches ballet_kopvol adaptationINTERVIEW
ARCHITECTURE PSYCHOLOGY

15.08.2015
How does our body experience influence spatial perception and its relevance for hospital architecture. Nadja Uhlmann has a disclosing interview with kopvol about their work-guiding hypothesis of 'spaceanthropodysmorphy'.

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schlemmer_triadisches ballet_kopvol adaptation


A REVOLUTION IN EUROPEAN TENDERING
UNIVERSITY BUILDING DEPARTMENT, DE

klinik-für-zukunft_UKF_visione&konzepte_kopvol

27.04.15
For the first time in German Hospital Building History a ´qualitative building program´ will be added to the regular European tender documents. Ministry and University agreed on its´potential to support the translation of the clients needs and wishes into architecture and facilitated the interdisciplinary communication. Kopvol is proud of having developed the concept together with the building team of the UKF.

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DESIGN FOR CHILDREN OF PARENTS WITH CANCER
BARBARA UND WILFRIED MOHR STIFTUNG, HAMBURG, DE

01.05.2015
The Institute of Applied Psychology in Architecture & Health, an affiliate of kopvol, received a grant for a 2-years project to design a virtual consulting space for children and parents who are concerned with cancer. The project is done in cooperation with the University of Applied Science in Darmstadt, monks IT and the German film director Gabriela Zerhau. The project is part of the German speaking research and development program 'Psychooncology Online'.

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designforchildrenofparentswithcancer_iapah+kopvol


ROTTERDAMSE KUNSTKALENDER 2015
23 OCTOBER 2015

01.01.2015
365 pages of selected Rotterdam artists and designers. Kopvol is one of them.

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ADVANCEMENT AWARD
COMIOTTO FOUNDATION

30.10.2016
On a special donation gala of the Marga Comiotto Foundation, located at the Bodensee, kopvol´s 'room for upgrowth, development and normality' (RUN / REN - cluster), developed in 2013 received the advancement award for creating a psycho-socially supportive environment for hospitalized children with cancer.

RUN Cluster website>>
Children Clinic website>>
Schwäbische Zeitung>>
Comiotto Stiftung>>

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CARE UNITS
BUILDING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH

02.06.16
Vollmer lectures at the 4th International Conference of the University Groningen et al.: Groningen.

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ARCHITECTURE & PSYCHOLOGY
MASTERCLASS

13.05.16
Vollmer & Koppen. Masterclass der Schweizer Gesellschaft für Ingenieurswesen und Architektur, Zürich.sia_berufsgruppen_website bild


RAUMANTHROPO-DYSMORPHY
'RINGVORLESUNG' AT BAUHAUS UNIVERSITY WEIMAR

19.01.16
Koppen & Vollmer are invited at Bauhaus University Weimar, faculty of Architecture and Urbanism lead by Prof. Rudolf to give a key lecture...

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perception of architecture kopvol bauhaus university weimar


tu Delft kopvol prinses maxima centre child development real estate

KOPVOL RESEARCH
CERTIFIED BY TU DELFT

Kopvol research methodology and results on the correlation of child development and the built environment were used and proven as highly relevant to develop real estate in child oncology.

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essenzbrochure kopvol unsere kinder und jugendklinik freiburgNEW PUBLICATION
ON HEALING ARCHITECTURE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

01.10.15
Vollmer & Koppen (2015): Unsere Kinder- und Jugendklinik Freiburg. Ein Krankenhaus für die Region, eine Klinik für die ganze Welt! INITIATIVE (Hrsg.), Freiburg i. Br. (ISBN 978-3-00-050943-8)

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FACADE DESIGN FOR INDUSTRIAL HOUSING
BRIGHT HOUSING COMPANY UTRECHT, NL

01.07.2014
Industrial produced houses are prejudged to look uniform and cheap. Kopvol was asked by Bright Housing Company to develop a variety of facades for their innovative construction principle to do away with this preconcep-tion and reflect the living quality of the open and flexible interiors.

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kopvol_raum fuer geborgenheit und zuwendungPATIENT ROOM OF THE FUTURE

Vraetz T & Koppen G (2016). Moderne Familienzimmer. Raum für Geborgenheit und Zuwendung. Zeitschrift: F&W, führen und wirtschaften 11/16: 1010-1013.

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ARCHITECTURE-PSYCHOLOGY
CONTROLLING

15.03.16
Erstmals beauftragt das Amt für Vermögen und Bau Baden-Württemberg einen Berater 'Healing Environment und Evidence based Design'. kopvol freut sich sehr über diesen Auftrag. Vermögen und Bau Baden-Württemberg betreut die Liegenschaften des Landes Baden-Württemberg und führt Baumaßnahmen im Bereich des Staatlichen Hochbaus für das Land durch, darunter auch zahlreiche Klinken.


PSYCHO-ONKOLOGIE ONLINE
PSYCHOLOGIE IM VIRTUELLEN RAUM

25.02.16
Vollmer & Beck. Lecture at the Bi-Annual German Cancer Congress: Berlin

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kopvol research by design method and outcomes

INVITED EXPERT
RESEARCH BY DESIGN_ NEXT LEVEL

12.10.15
kopvol was invited expert in the expertmeeting on Research by Design organized by the Dutch Creative Industries Fund. Other experts/ designers: Paul Rutten, Lauran Schijvens, Egbert Stolk, Marco van Hout, Aglaée Degros, Mathilde Peen, Steven Delva, Ramon Knoester, Jolan van der Wiel, Ekim Tan, Gerwin de Vries, Tim de Boer, Maarten Tas, Nazanin Hedayati and director Janny Rodermond. Architecture as 2nd body was one of the 4 'best practice' projects that were analysed for further development of Research by Design approach and methods.

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INVITED REVIEWER
COMPETITION ENTRIES OF THE EUROPEAN TENDER

01.10.15
kopvol evaluated the competition entries on the quality criteria that were developed beforehand for the new Children University Hospital Freiburg. Never before quality criteria referring to Healing Architecture and patient centred care were part of a competition assessment in Germany. The jury, chaired by prof. Hans Nickl and Rolf Sutter, Financial President of the Building Ministery of Baden Württemberg selected 4 designs to be further developed.

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neue typologie patientenzimmer kopvol


 

virtual healing environments-kopvol-schlegel-bochum knappschaft hospital

VIRTUAL HEALING ENVIRONMENTS AND NEUROLOGY
INVITED LECTURE

22.09.15
Vollmer lectures at the university clinic of Neurology of Prof. Dr. Schlegel at Ruhr University Bochum.

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GUEST AUTHORS BLOG THIEME VERLAG
HEALING ARCHITECTURE ON PRESCRIPTION

kopvol writes in a sequence of three about cancer patients' specific needs and perception changes when it comes to hospitalization.

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KU Leuven oncology center kopvol healing environment



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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