“There are three departments of architecture: the art of building, the making of timepieces, and the construction of machinery.“
Vitruvius, Chapter III Book I
Flying and Floating Structures Part one is a design seminar dedicated to the investigation of architecturally constructed flying machines.
Gliding between its leisurely vocation and its scientific relevance, we will immerse into this legacy designing the world’s oldest form of aircraft:
Ranging from abstract sculptures to flying photographic devices, the design, construction and flying techniques of our machines are going to be at the core of our studies and our explorations into the special environment of the Tempelhof Airfield in Berlin.