Thomas Fundneider. Architectural Motivation of Creativity

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June 7, 2012, 20:00 lecture

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On June 7, the Digital October center, as part of the Knowledge Stream project, hosted a lecture by Thomas Fundneider, the founder and general director of the company theLivingCore and a member of the committee of the Austrian filial of PDMA — the largest organization in the world supporting innovations of all possible types and new product development.

Fundneider’s areas of interests are strategies, innovations, and landscape architecture. His love of details in design is combined with a structured and strict method of work that he has developed managing several technological projects. In addition, Thomas Fundneider and Professor Marcus Peschl of the University of Vienna have together developed a theory of how space influences a person’s consciousness. A series of structures have been designed based on their work, including the elite Zeppelin University and a smart office environment for a global bank. theLivingCore works intensely with the architectural bureau Camenzind Evolution, who designed several Google offices (Zurich, Moscow, Stockholm).

theLivingCore designs working space for business and innovative processes and brings it into reality. Regarding an office not as a “place where you sit” but as a platform that enables the development of the effectiveness and creativity of staff, the company is working out projects of innovative cities that will find realization in Russia in the near future. The heads and staff of theLivingCore look at architectural space not as something merely physical, but rather as a combination of a number of aspects: social, cognitive, emotional, technological, and others. A harmonious combination of these aspects allows a system to be created that cultivates and supports creative processes, exchange of knowledge, and the birth of new ideas.

Thomas Fundneider talked to Knowledge Stream’s guests about modern architectural methods of creating space that bring together the basic aspects of human life and give examples of using this approach in theLivingCore’s practice.

speakers

100000000000000039208866 show Eric
Valeev
Architect, Moscow Architects Union member
100000000000002021734258 show Andrey
Ivanov
Moderator, Architect
100000000000003262005657 show Arseny
Leonovich
Architect, Panacom bureau Deputy Director
100000000000000533743326 show Philipp
Pishik
Architect, Head of Bluemoloko
100000000000003937875193 show Ivan
Trofimov
Moderator, Architect
100000000000001179685854 show Peter
Holkovsky
Architect, OffCon company Partner

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General partner

Rostelecom

Intellectual partner

Russian Venture Company

Program partner

IQ Group

Media partners

GreenfieldProject
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IKRA
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National Reserch University "Higher School of Economics"
Opora-Credit media holding
F5
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FLACON
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PeopleMind
Institute of Open Business Education and Design
Chaskor (Private Correspondent)
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