The Green Future Club was on tour in Germany, the Netherlands and Romania with three events on the topic of sustainable transformation.
On 10 May 2023, Nils Bader, director of the Green Future Club and initiator of the Green Product Awards, was invited to give a lecture at the interzum trendstage. Here, current trends were presented on the basis of the winners of the Green Product Award 2023 in the areas of architecture, interior, workspace and new materials. A full auditorium and many livestream visitors followed the lecture on the topics of #innovations, #productdesigntrends, #sustainability, #circulareconomy.
DUTCH INNOVATION DAYS
From 11 to 13 May, the Dutch Innovation Days took place in Enschede. The Sustainable Coffee Lounge is the new exhibition format that offers both a meeting point and an exhibition with sustainable, innovative exhibits. Enschede was the first stop of the travelling exhibition, which showed sustainable projects from established companies, start-ups and students.
On 11 May, Nils Bader gave an insight into the Green Cells program of the Green Future Club on the stage of the Grote Kerk and showed how ideas for sustainable products become concepts with a business model.
In the second part, he was joined on stage by Marije van Lidth de Jeude - co-founder of the A01 Foundation from Costa Rica and winner of the Green Product Award 2023 Architecture. Together they presented the joint architectural project of a European No Footprint House. In the first step, new and previous award participants will be approached to integrate their product solutions into the initially digital showcase. Afterwards, the No Footprint House will be built in Europe and opened to visitors.
ROMANIAN DESIGN WEEK
For the opening of the 11th edition of Romanian Design Week, the Romanian Cultural Institute (The Institute) invited a delegation of international actors. Besides the founders of the Zagreb Design Week, curators of BASE Milano, founders of the Architecture Studio, the co-founder of Adorno Design from Copenhagen, the editor-in-chief of the fashion platform Revista Metal, ... Nils Bader was invited as an expert on the topic of sustainability and design. In this context, podcasts were recorded for the RDW Talks in the legendary Black Rhino Studios.
See interview here.
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