TREEL△B

50 shades of green building
A Summerschool for the head,
the hands and the heart

WHAT?

△ A hands-on design & build workshop devoted to sustainable architecture where you learn to discover what shade of green fits you best.
△ With a maximum of 15 selected participants we spend 5 intensive days and nights exploring all aspects of green building.
△ The mornings are spent learning and discussing a range of topics related to sustainable architecture.
△ Afternoons are spent on actually building a small wooden structure.
△ During the evenings experts are invited around the campfire to share their view on sustainability.
△ All meals are prepared and eaten together on-site and you will spend the nights on the nearby comping site.

WHEN?

△ From august 15th to august 19th

WHERE?

The Summerschool will be held in the natural setting of the Vijverschie, a refurbished monumental farm in the polder between Delft and Rotterdam.
www.vijverschie.nl

FOR WHO?

This first edition of TREELAB is developed for architecture students and young architects devoted to sustainable architecture and a hands-on approach to building.

WHY?

△ To inspire architecture students and young architects to dedicate their talent to sustainable architecture
△ To reconnect a generation of designers to the vernacular and craft traditions of the context in which they live and build
△ To foster the master / apprenticeship tradition of learning from direct experience
△ To help architects discover their shade of green in the complex and diverse world of sustainable solutions

HOW?

△ By dedicating time to the head, the hands and the heart.
△ By spending an intensive 5 days together in a natural and inspirational environment, learning, building, eating and cooking together.
△ By a non-academic and inspirational approach to learning, working and discovering.

COSTS

For this first edition of TREELAB the All-in costs are € 250,-

PARTICIPATION

Please send a short version of your Portfolio and Resume to info@treelab.nl with you motivation to partake in the Summershool.

REFERENCES

www.hellowood.eu
http://mlsarchitects.ca/ghost.htm
www.schumachercollege.org.uk

ORGANISATION

Jamie van Lede - Origins Architects
Andy vd Dobbelsteen - Professor Climate Design TUDelft
Anneloes Kattemölle - Master Student TUDelft
Laura Jacobsen - architect / owner Buurman