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Conclusion of Vacancy forming in Oerlikon

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As previously informed, a new Leerstand experiment has been undertaken in Zurich at Oerlikerpark.
This experiment was set in an open park area. The trees in the park and the chosen packing paper emphasised as perfect condition to undertake the new attempt.
Furthermore, the enriching discussion with the public which followed after the successful experiment conceived the vacancy representative to continue and expand her research.

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

Videostill Leerstandsbildung Oerlikerpark 2010

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Written by newpopp

November 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Forming Vacancy in Zurich – Oerlikerpark

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A new attempt of forming vacancy will be made this autumn by the vacancy representative.
The action will take place at Oerlikerpark in Zurich, on Saturday, 13 November 2010, starting around 5:30 pm. More info: magicbox

Leerstandsplan Oerlikerpark

Leerstandsplan Oerlikerpark

The Oerlikerpark was newly built in 2001, in a former industrial district of Zurich. It was rewarded as an excellent example of architecture.
Since the industries closed down, Oerlikon changed his face and is becoming a vivid district, attractive to families and city dwellers.

Oerlikerpark Zurich

Oerlikerpark Zurich

This is an interesting background, to form “Leerstand” – therefore, come, see and learn!

Written by newpopp

October 28, 2010 at 12:00 pm

‘Büro für Leerstand’ on tour / auf Tournee

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Büro für Leerstand on tour. Next stop will be at F+F school for art and media design in Zurich.
The video report ‘Büro für Leerstand’ introducing work and tasks of the Vacancy Office, will be shown for the first time to the public.

Presentation 11 until 20 June 2010
F+F Schule für Kunst und Mediendesign
Flurstrasse 89, 8047 Zürich
Opening hours: Mo-Fr 2pm -8pm, Sa/So 11am -8pm (closed on Sa 12.6.)

Opening on Thursday, 10 June 2010, 5:30 pm

Presentation 'Büro für Leerstand'

Presentation 'Büro für Leerstand'

Written by newpopp

May 30, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Video report of ‘Büro für Leerstand’

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After successfully obtaining expertise, ‘Büro für Leerstand’ will release a video report about forming Vacancy in Zurich including also interviews of the Vacancy Representative and experiments of forming Vacancies.

To promote this report and work in progress, ‘Büro für Leerstand’ will go on tour. After a short project introduction at plug.in in Basel this spring, the tour will stop in Zurich. The Dates will be published here soon.

Videostill Report Leerstandsbeauftragte

Videostill Report Leerstandsbeauftragte

Written by newpopp

May 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Einholen von Expertisen / Obtaining Expertises

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As one of her first task the Vacancy Representative will call specialists to talk about the project.
Experts in urban problems as architects, urban planner, city dweller and others will be interviewed by the Vacancy Representative in the next few weeks to consolidate the proposition of forming Vacancy in public space.

Vorschlag zur Leerstandsbildung – Expertisen
Trailer 1 min. 02 sec. / Video Documentation in process / Language German / 2010

Written by newpopp

March 29, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Leerstandsbeauftragte / Vacancy Representative

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Based on future operations the Vacancy Representative has been officially assigned.
The Vacancy Representative will depress the work and analysis which have already been undertaken.
One of her main goals besides further researches is to establish a professional guide about the acquaintance concerning Vacancy respectively the proposition of forming Vacancy.

Leerstandsbeauftragte am Arbeitsplatz, 2010

Leerstandsbeauftragte am Arbeitsplatz, 2010

Written by newpopp

March 15, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Successful Leerstand – vacant bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse

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The bus stop “Pfingstweidstrasse” is vacant.

The location has been part of the proposal of forming Vacancy in Zurich. >>Leerstandbildung vor Ort
Meanwhile, the bus stop has been destructed in relation to the ongoing construction works in Zurich West.

Not much reminds anymore of the structures of the three floor tower including elevator and transfer bridge to the bus stop on Hardbrücke – Pfingstweidstrasse.

Without any extra action of the Vacancy department, this has become Leerstand at its most success.

Medienmitteilung – Neue Haltestelle «Schiffbau» auf der Hardbrücke (press communique in German)

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Former Bus stop Pfingstweidstrasse in Zurich, February 2010

Written by newpopp

March 1, 2010 at 12:00 pm