You Make Meaning: The Essentials to Film Viewership

By Rebeka Milius If a tree falls in a forest, does it make a sound if no one is there to hear it? If a film is projected but there is no audience to watch it, does it harbour meaning? Whose meaning is more relevant: the author’s or the audience’s? Is a film complete without…

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Why are you dancing in a warehouse? – Industrialist Architecture & Adaptive Reuse in Music Venues

By Gabriella Meshako Most weekends, I find myself in some sort of former factory, garage, or warehouse that has been renovated (and of course gentrified) into a music venue/club. The exposed iron beams, stripped down interiors, and prominent concrete that you can find in these spaces have become essential characteristics of any club or music…

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Building Understanding – The role of Legos in supporting problem-based-learning

By Hannah Brunnschweiler On the 11th of April, my classmates and I walked into the room without knowing what the upcoming tutorial would be like. A mysterious bag, which we had just seen our tutor (impressively) carry down the stairs was sitting behind her chair. It was the second week of the honours course, and for…

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Building cycle heaven in Freiburg

By Pieter Vergouw  An indefinable time ago, I came to the conclusion that routine had taken over my life, and therefore I treated myself to a trip. Call it a moment for reflection. I was thinking of the Himalayas or South America, but in the end, it became Germany. That’s how my travel plans usually go.…

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