CoCoon - contextual construction
CoCoon is a sector for contextual planning, design and construction in an intercultural and interdisciplinary context. It combines teaching, research, practice and networking. CoCoon promotes sustainability and social engagement in the production of living environments. CoCoon is dedicated to the designbuild-methodology, fostering academy to dedicate knowledge as service for the community. CoCoon is associated with university departments as well as non-academic organisations and experts. CoCoon emerged in April 2005 from the „Studienreformprojekt Foreign Affairs" and the Designbuild projects "Students Building in Mexico/ Ecuador" / "Students Building in Kabul", based at the TU Berlin.
The active members of CoCoon are: Nina Pawlicki, Simon Colwill and Ursula Hartig.
They research and teach at different universities with an emphasis on DesignBuild projects.