OCEAN Design Research Association

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COMPLETED PROJECTS

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2016

Timber Terrains - Langley Vale Visitor Hub Phase 1

Location: Langley Vale, England

Project Coordination: Dr. Pavel Hladik

Project Team: Dr. Pavel Hladik, Michal Bednar, Prof. Dr. Michael U. Hensel, Jeffrey Turko, Tom Lea


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2013-14

OSSTS Pavilion

Location: Oslo / Travelling Pavilion

Project Coordination: Dr. Natasha Barrett

Project Team: Dr. Natasha Barrett, Prof. Dr. Birger Sevaldson, Dr. Pavel Hladik, Tor Halmrast

 

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2013

Sklenar Gallery Exhibition Design

Location: Sklenar Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Project Coordination: Dr. Pavel Hladik

Project Team: Dr. Pavel Hladik, Prof. Dr. Michael U. Hensel


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2013

Stvanice Island - Urban Design Competition

Project Coordination: Dr. Pavel Hladik

Project Team: Dr. Pavel Hladik, Prof. Dr. Michael U. Hensel, Jeffrey Turko, Hulya Ertas, Filip Dubsky,

Federico Diaz, Dimitri Nikitin, Jakub Jansa, Miroslav Vavrina, Jan Gasparek, Jakub Kopecky, Petr Peltan, Zbynek Pisa


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2012

OSSTS: Oslo Sound Space Transport System - 3d Sound Installation

Location: Galleri AHO, Oslo, Norway

Project Coordination: Dr. Natasha Barret and Prof. Dr. Birger R. Sevaldson

Concept, sound, composition and audio programming and sensor design: Natasha Barrett

Installation concept: Dr. Natasha Barret, Prof. Dr. Michael U. Hensel, Prof. Dr. Birger R. Sevaldson

Projections: Joakim Hoen

Room design: Prof. Søren Skjensvold Sørensen

Design collaborators: Silje Maloney Barth, Marianne Røthe Arnesen, Alexandre Chappel, Lawrence Ssekitoleko

Supported by: The Cultural Council of Norway, NOTAM, Galleri AHO


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2012

2012

Nested Catenaries Phase 02 

Location: Open City Ritoque, Chile

Project Coordination: Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel

Research Team: Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, Prof. Guillem Baraut Bover, Øyvind Buset

Engineering: Prof. Guillem Baraut Bover, BOMA Inpasa Barcelona

Construction Team: Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, Øyvind Buset, David Jolly Monge, Oscar Andrade, Carolina Almarza, Fernando Briones, Randi Fjeldtvedt, Javiera Galeas, Camila Gonzales, Michael U. Hensel, Astrid Christine Johnsen, Carla Landaeta Jeria, Elisabetha Maniga, Diego Millan, Paula Minte, Macarena Morales, Navid Navid, Fabian Olivares, Matias Penrroz, Soledad Prado, Carlos Trancoso

Financed by: RCAT - Research Center of Architecture and Tectonics, AHO Oslo School of Architecture and Design

Endorsed by: The Chilean Embassy in Norway


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2012

2012

M-Velope Phase 1

Location: New York City, USA

Project Coordination: Jeffrey P. Turko

Project Team: Pavel Hladik, Christina Doumpioti, Jeffrey P. Turko

Engineering Consultants: ARUP London - Giulio Antonutto and Luca Dellatorre

 

OCEAN NestedCatenaries_Phase01_03



2010

2010

Nested Catenaries Phase 01 

Location: AHO Construction Hall, Oslo, Norway

Project Coordination: Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel

Research Team: Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, Øyvind Buset

Construction Team: Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, Øyvind Buset, Linda Blaasvaer, Mattis Fosse, Marine Giller, Esa Hotanen, Torstein Hågensen-Drønen, Johnbosco Mulwana, Emanuel Ssinabulya, Simen C Lennertzen, Daniela Puga, Joakim Hoen, Rikard Jaucis, Eva Johansson, John Pantzar, Oda Forstrøm, Maximilian Hartinger, Fabian Onneken, Leonard Steidle, Nikolaos Magouliotis, Andre Severin Johansen

Sponsored by: Byggutengrenser, Wienerberger, Weber and Einar Stange


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2009

2009

Izmir Membrane and Cable-net Installation 

Commissioned by: Izmir University of Economy, Izmir, Turkey

Location: Izmir University of Economy, Izmir, Turkey

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel and Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel

Research and Construction Team: Günsu Merin Abbas, Emre Acar, Gül Ağaç, Taylan Ağin, Ali Eren Alibeşeoğlu, Serhat Aka, Ali Akgün, Habibe Akgün, Yigitt Alkan, Seyma Altunkaynak, Murat Ardalı, Yağmur Arıcı,  Elif Arslan, Serra Avsever, Pelin Ayça, Ece Aykol, Yıldıran Batur, Deniz Belevi, Rakel Bencuya, Orhan Berber, Ramazan Beşinci, Gaye Bezircioğlu, Ceren Bılgı, Irem Cabbaroğlu, Aslı Çağlıyurt, Çağla Çakar, Dilara Candemir, Cumhur Çavupodlu, Seda Cengiz, Selami Çeviren, Can Cevik, Ali Derıcı, Dünya Dicle, Yunus Cem Duran, Koray Durmazodlu, Baha Eren, Emre Can Eskici, Özgür Galişmaz, Gül Geldir, Bengü Gizli, Gizem Gizli, Buket Gömeç, Fatih Gülpınar, Cansu Günaydin, Mehmet Gündoğdu, Iskender Gümüş, Ozge Hazer, Ali Can Helvacioğlu, Sezin Huskar, Gülin Ilgaz, Özge Nur Işik, Ozan Kara, Aslı Kaya, Pınar Kayhan, Umur Can Kırtosun, Arman Kıtapcı, Nagi Krisatina, Ilknur Kükdamar, Berkin Lale, Orhan Madenoğlu, Ümit Ökce, Hatice Burcu Öncü, Eyüp Mansur Önem, Bulut Övez, Nilay Özdil, Eren Özhan, Seda Öztürk, Budra Sariçali, Abdullah Sarioğlu, Yasin Saruhan, Sait Sayın, Irem Sönmez, Caner Soyer, Seda Soylu, Noemi Szoba, Nagıhan Taşçı, Serhat Teker, Ceyda Tekin, Duyga Tuna, Yusuf Tuna, Batuhan Turan, Emre Gağri Uslu, Ece Uyar, Burak Yusuf Uygun, Nuran Uzun, Beyza Yanar, Ahmet Yavuz, Ezgi Yılmaz, Ozan Yeniay, Togay Yerlikaya, Hande Yetkin, Berkay Yıldırım, Yavuz Yıldırım, Pinar Yüksel, Mahmud Zengın

Special thanks to: the Dean of Izmir University of Economy Professor Dr. Tevfik Balcıoğlu, Head of Architecture Professor Dr Gülsüm Baydar, Professor Dr Gül Kaçmaz Erk, Burkay Pasin, Selma Göker, Buket Ilter, Özlem Akın, Clarissa Mendez Ersoy and Michael E Young.


OCEAN web_Membrella


2008

2008

MM-Tent - 'Membrella' Phase 1

Project Coordination: Jeffrey P. Turko

Project Team: Daniel Coll I Capdevila, Gudjon Erlendsson, Mattia Gambardella, Pavel Hladik, Jeffrey P. Turko

Engineering Consultants: Buro Happold, London


OCEAN web_Bylgja


2008

2008

Bylgia - Cable Net and Membrane Construction 

Commissioned by FRAC Orleans, France

Location: FRAC Orleans, France

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel

Project Team: Daniel Coll I Capdevila, Michael U. Hensel, Toni Kotnik, Defne Sunguroğlu, Jeffrey P. Turko

Construction Team: Michael U. Hensel and Defne Sunguroğlu (OCEAN), Francois Jupin (FRAC)

Special thanks to: Marie-Ange Brayer, Director FRAC Orleans


Barely 02_01


2008

2008

Barely Part 2 - Sound-Active Installation

Commissioned by Gallery ROM, Oslo, Norway

Location: Gallery ROM, Oslo, Norway

Project Coordination: Dr. Natasha Barret and Prof. Dr. Birger R. Sevaldson


OCEAN web_BarelyPhase01

 

2006-07

Barely Part 1 - Sound-Active Installation

Commissioned by Ultima Festival 2007

Location: Kanonhallen, Oslo, Norway

Composition and Sound Design: Dr. Natasha Barrett

Project Coordination: Prof. Dr. Birger R. Sevaldson

Project Team: Dr. Natasha Barrett, Daniel Coll I Capdevila, Andrea Di Stefano, Michael U. Hensel, Aleksandra Jaeschke, Prof. Dr. Birger R. Sevaldson, Defne Sunguroğlu with Kim Baumann Larsen

Construction Team: Carl Nilssen-Love, Sandor Agyagasi, Daniel Nytoft Berlin Rigging: Håkon Klementsen, Oslo Kru.

Supported by: The Culture Council of Norway, Ultima 2007, Fond for utøvende Kunstnere, NoTam


OCEAN web_CzechNationalLibrary

 

2006

New Czech National Library

Competition Entry - New Czech National Library International Design Competition

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

OCEAN NORTH and Scheffler + Partner

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel and Achim Menges

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel, Achim Menges, Andrea Di Stefano, Aleksandra Jaeschke, Prof. Steinar Killi, Eva Scheffler, Prof. Dr. Birger R. Sevaldson, Defne Sunguroğlu with Guillem Barraut, Mattia Gambardella, Pavel Hladik, Gabriel Sanchiz

Engineering Consultants: Bollinger & Grohmann Consulting Engineers

Landscape Consultant: Thom Roelly


OCEAN web_Jyvaskyla_p2

 

2004-05

Jväskylä Music and Arts Center - Phase 02 + Phase 03

Commissioned by Venice Architectural Biennale 2004

Location: Jyväskylä, Finland

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel and Achim Menges

Project Team Phase 02: Michael U. Hensel and Achim Menges with Shireen Han, Hani Fallaha, Andrew Kudless, Neri Oxman, Eva Scheffler, Valeria Segovia Trigueros, Nazaneen Roxanne Shafaie, Cordula Stach, Nikolaos Stathopoulos, Muchuan Xu Team

Project Team Phase 03: Michael U. Hensel and Achim Menges with Nikolaos Stathopoulos

[All models are part of the collection of FRAC Orleans, France.]

OCEAN Busan_Innlineskatepark_lowres_02

2004

In-line Skate Park

Commissioned by Busan Art Biennale 2004, Busan, South Korea

Location: Busan, South Korea

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel and Achim Menges


OCEAN WorldCenter

 

2001-04

World Centre for Human Concerns

Commissioned by the Max Protetch Gallery, New York for the ‘A New World Trade Centre Exhibition', New York, USA

Location: New York City, USA

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel

Project Team Phase 1: Michael U. Hensel and Prof. Birger R. Sevaldson with Jeffrey P. Turko, Lip Khoon Chiong, Morten Rask Gregersen, Achim Menges

Project Team Phase 2: Michael U. Hensel, Achim Menges and Prof. Birger R. Sevaldson with Hani Fallaha and Neri Oxman

Rapid Prototyping: AHO IFID Prof. Steinar Killi

Digital Video: Kim Bauman Larsen

[Various models and drawings are part of the collection of FRAC Orleans, France and the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress in the United States]



2003

Agora 2

Sound-active Installation and Performance commissioned by Oslo Opera Net Fond for Utøvnde Kunstnere 

Location: Black Box Theater, Oslo, Norway

Team: Natasha Barret and Birger Sevaldson

Supported by: The Culture Council of Norway



2002

Surface Ecologies

Exhibition and Installation Design commissioned by Styrian Autumn 2002, Graz, Austria

Location: Landesmuseum, Graz Austria Curator Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher

Design Team: Michael Hensel and Kivi Sotamaa


OCEAN SmallFormations

 

2002

Formations - Small Objects

Object Design commissioned by Nicola Trussardi Foundation, Milan, Italy

Project Team: Prof. Birger R. Sevaldson and Prof. Steiner Killi


 

2002

Agora: Boundary Conditions

Sound-active Installation

Location: Central Station, Oslo, Norway

Project Team: Dr. Natasha Barret, Prof. Birger R. Sevaldson, Michael U. Hensel and Tuuli Sotamaa 

Supported by: The Culture Council of Norway, Mesen, Fond for Lyd og Bilde


OCEAN web_SurfaceArticulation

 

2001

Surface Articulations

Research Project - computational design and fabrication of intricate material surface geometries

Project Team: Jeffrey Turko, Birger Sevaldson and Michael Hensel

Supported by: The Rapid Prototyping Laboratory at the AHO - Oslo School of Architecture and Design


2001

ARS 01

Exhibition design commissioned by Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, NIFCA Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki

Location: Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Project Coordination: Kivi Sotamaa

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel, Tuuli Sotamaa and Kivi Sotamaa


 

2000

Narva Pre-masterplan - Phase 01 + Phase 02

Pre-masterplan Design commissioned by Narva City Planning Office, Narva, Estonia

Location: Narva, Estonia

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel and Kivi Sotamaa


OCEAN web_Intencities

 

2000

Intencities @ ArtGenda - Helsinki Cultural Capital 2000

Commissioned by ArtGenda 2000 Production Office / Helsinki Cultural Capital 2000

Location: Maakasinii, Helsinki, Finland

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel, Tuuli Sotamaa and Kivi Sotamaa with Toni Kauppila and Lasse Wager


OCEAN web_LandscraperRingbridge

 

2000

Landsc[r]aper - Urban Ring Bridge

Commissioned by NRW Forum for Culture and Economy, Düsseldorf for the ‘Living Bridges' Exhibition

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel and Jeffrey Turko, Danilo Dangubic, Gudjun Erlendsson (Urban Office)

Engineering Consultants: ARUP Consulting Engineers London, Charles Walker and Michele Janner

Supported by: The NRW Ministry for Employment, Social affairs, Urban Development, Culture and Sports


OCEAN web_AmbientAmplifiers

 

2000

Ambient Amplifiers 

DESIGN MERRIT AWARD

Competition Entry - FEIDAD Far Eastern International Digital Design Architectural Design Competition

Project Team: Prof. Birger R. Sevaldson with Phu Duong


OCEAN SyntheticLandscape3_lowres

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1999-2000

Synthetic Landscape Phase 3 

Project Coordination: Johan Bettum

Project Team: Johan Bettum, Kim Bauman Larsen, Michael U. Hensel, Prof. Birger R. Sevaldson with Dan Sevaldson

Supported by: The Research Council of Norway


OCEAN FrankfurterStrasse

 

1998-99

Office and Apartment Block Köln Porz-Wahn, Frankfurter Strasse

Design Study for a new Housing Concept commissioned by Hensel Bauträger GmbH, Cologne, Germany

Location: Köln Porz-Wahn, Germany

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel

Project Team:  Johan Bettum and Michael Hensel with Ludo Grooteman

 

OCEAN web_SandefjordHotel

 

1998-99

Sandefjord Holiday Inn Express Hotel

Client confidential

Location: Sandefjord, Norway

Project Team: Ludo Grooteman, Johan Bettum, Michael U. Hensel, Kim Bauman Larsen, Birger Sevaldson, and Kivi Sotamaa with Lasse Wager

Engineering Consultants: Kalvert and Clarke, Oslo


OCEAN web_TimeCapsules

 

1998

a-Drift Time Capsules 

FINALIST

Competition Entry - 'Time Capsule' Invited International Design by The New York Times

Project Team: Johan Bettum, Michael U. Hensel, Tuuli Sotamaa, Kivi Sotamaa, Birger Sevaldson with Tero Kolhinen


OCEAN web_SyntheticLandscapePavilion

 

1998

Synthetic Landscape Pavilion

Research Project

Location: Tøyen Park, Oslo, Norway

Project Coordination: Johan Bettum

Project Team: Kim Bauman-Larsen, Johan Bettum, Michael U. Hensel, Kivi Sotamaa, Birger Sevaldson with Dan Sevaldson

Consultants: Komtek AS Oslo, Devold AMT AS Oslo

Supported by: The Research Council of Norway


OCEAN web_Chamberworks

 

1998

Chamberworks

Commissioned by RAM Gallery, Oslo, Norway

Project Team: Kim Bauman Larsen, Johan Bettum, Michael U. Hensel, Markus Holmstén, Kivi Sotamaa, Birger Sevaldson with Dan Sevaldson

Sponsored by: Oslo Kommune, Finnair, Hensel Bauträger GmbH


 

1995

Nordic Landscape Forum 

HONOURABLE MENTION

Competition Entry - Nordic Countries Embassies International Design Competition

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel and Tom Verebes with Tony Jones, Toni Kauppila Location: Berlin, Germany


 

1995

Liquid Landmark

Competition Entry - Europan 4

Project Coordination: Michael U. Hensel

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel and Ralf Walte 






 








 

 

 

 

 

 























 





 










 








 





































 

 


 






 

 


 







 





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