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Responsive Public Space

Responsive Public Space (RPS) is a performative spatial environment integrating audio-visual composition responsive to the engagement of participants among themselves.

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The subject of camouflaged writings is counted to the genre of “literature disguised”. This form is characterized by the fact that is intended to distract the unsuspecting one by the title page or an envelope or the cover of a publication from the actual, controversial explosive content. With such, mostly ...

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Good news: ORTLOS and FormInGrün won the PEPMAC competition in category "Air to Surface" with the project F.U.T.U.R. - from dust till urban regeneration. The scheme proposes urban surfaces as carrier for hydroponic living structures and provides holistic approach to the improvements of urban microclimate, reduction of particulate matter, natural ...

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Responsive Open Space Laboratory

ROS Laboratory @ Dom im Berg, Graz Do, 21. Juni 2012 18.00-20.00 Öffnen des Kunstlabors nach viertägiger Experimentierphase | 18.00 Gespräche von KünstlerInnen und TeilnehmerInnen mit den Gästen: Gerhard Eckel, IEM KUGRAZ I Melanie Gau, ComputerVisionLab TUWien I Werner Jauk, Institut für Musikwissenschaften KFUGraz Charlotte Pöchhacker, Artimage I Michael Sammer, ...

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GreenBuild Conference Belgrade 2011

ORTLOS will participate at the International GreenBuild Conference in Belgrade on 24th of November 2011. Ivan Redi will make presentation with the topic: "Regenerative Architecture - holistic approach toward green architecture". More information can be found here:

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ORTLOS iPhone App released

ORTLOS first iPhone App called Gandis has been released. This is a part of this years projects focus: "Green through IT". Gandis is iPhone application which supports energy-efficient planning of buildings in a very early design phase. With the help of interactive 3D models that encourage playful experimentation GANDIS enables users to find ...

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Nicks’ Cave screening at MAXXI

"Nick's Cave", architectural trailer by ORTLOS,  has been included in the screening at renowned museum MAXXI Rome. The program has been published and it can be found here The screenings on September the 13th at 8.30 pm, are curated by Image from Florence, Italy, as a part of "YAP MAXXI" - the MAXXI summer ...

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iThink released on iTunes

iThink Reader has been released on Apple's iTunes Store. iThink is an intelligent semantic e-reading platform, which not only enables the reading of e-books, but also helps in understanding those.

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While the cultural program of the China-Austria-year starts with the first events, and thus, the characteristics of both countries at the center, offer the Austrian Cultural Forum, as always, a variety of unusual events around the world: In Warsaw inspire Silke Hassler and Peter Turrini the literature interested audience, in ...


Ortlos Rapid Prototypes

This Flickr gallery shows our recent rapid prototype models. We have used SLS technique to produce models in different scales. Although the guaranteed minimal thickness of the single element is 0,1mm some parts of the models have been even thiner. All models have been produced directly from our Rhino files with no reassembling afterwards. Ortlos' projects shown ...

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Ortlos in Back Cover

Ortlos' last book "Architecture of the NetWORKS" in collaboration with David Carson has been mentioned in the newest issue of "Back Cover". In the magazine an unusual stories of collaboration between architects and graphic designers for architectural publications have been presented, including prominent examples such as: "S L M XL" by Rem ...

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Book Launch & Panel Discussion

Book announcement and panel discussion "The Emergence of Networked Design and Thinking"- Thursday 3 March 2011, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London. Invited experts, such as Kas Oosterhuis, Neil Spiller, Marjan Colletti, Charlotte Pöchhacker and Georg Flachbart will reflect on issues of ‘virtuality’, ecology of performative design and open innovation. The ...

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ORTLOS Lecture @ Bartlett UCL

6.30pm Wednesday 19th January 2011 /G01/2/3, Bartlett School of Architecture, Wates House,22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB, Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series

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ORTLOS @ Culture Lab Newcastle

Lunch Bites, 18/01/11 12:30: ORTLOS. Lunch Bites is a series of hour-long lunchtime conversations, hosted in Space 7, Culture Lab, New Castle UK, featuring local and visiting thinkers and creators.

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Exhibition Sensitive Space @ Kunsthaus Muerz

A “Sensitive Space” by ORTLOS is a prototype for the space which goes beyond the imagination. A Space which underlies Georg Flachbart’s pledge for “disappearing architecture”, it radically expands the Jacques Lacan’s “other” and it is build utterly out of information: light, visual image and audio. Nothing haptic. A meta-machine is ...

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Media City Conference

Together with mind(21)factory ORTLOS will present a paper at international scientific conference in Weimar, Germany. The title of the paper is: Boulevard of "Production: A Future Talents Attractor". This talk presents research results of our project "City Upgrade".The Session 2 will be on Saturday with topic: "Social pratices and public ...

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Shaping the Future – International Conference

ORTLOS has been invited to the international conference "Shaping the future" in Košice, Slovakia, on the 9th and the 10th September. Andrea Redi and Georg Flachbart will report about creativity, as the energy of success, considering our project ...

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List of projects

This web site is currently under the construction and soon it will replace the old ortlos web sites. Meanwhile there is a not complete list of our architectural projects here:

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Inn Vertebrate – Beyond the hive 2010

Beyond the Hive 2010 Beyond the Hive is sponsored by The City of London Corporation and British Land. The competition, designed to encourage biodiversity in the City of London, asked entrants to design a five star hotel for insects. The designs were whittled down to a shortlist of five hotels, which ...

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ORTLOS @ Bartlett

ORLOS will teach this year Diploma Unit at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL - link. The unit has its own website. Who was Tesla? A genius scientist, engineer, inventor and discoverer of the principles and laws of nature claiming ...

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