Is an independent platform for research, development and transfer on which material resources are researched in order to develop social construction projects and integrate them in a global education context.
Links cooperation partners and coordinates the requests of all those involved in the project serving a collective constructional and educational task.
Offers students who are interested in intercultural construction projects the chance of organised participation in interdisciplinary teams.
Provides its long-standing, transdisciplinary experience in research, development and transfer for constructive building projects.
cobuild – community builds
The connection of young students‘ educational work with applied research, practice and civilian society leads to a multiple community of different generations and cultures with different perspectives.
The expertise of selected project-related partners contributes to the identification of sensible and consistent conversions or extension possibilities of construction projects.
Medial communication formats of various genres interview the project partners, transfer and multiply the project processes and enable global reproduction impulses.
A socio-cultural and structurally constructive project history is told, with the goal of helping all parties gain a reflected, fair added value that is relevant to society.
Students from various European universities of applied sciences and universities.
Students after completion of General University Entrance Qualification.
Craftswomen and craftsmen with experience in traditional construction.
Engineers and architects with expertise in constructive structural engineering and urban construction.
Internationale Institutions, foundations, NGOs, unions, development associations.
Local, regional and global construction firms and companies.
Private and public developers with constructive planning concerns.
Private individuals commited to educational building projects.
Afemdi – Construction on a millet field
The Afemdi womens‘ millet field is in the town of Maroua, North Cameroon
Typical construction method using reinforced concrete with tin roofs in the town of Maroua
The local population organises the preparatory work on the millet field
Excavation of the dry topsoil with shovels for the foundations
Wilhelm-Dröscher-award in Berlin 2015 for the NGO Afemdi. F.l.t.r. Iris Fäth, Malu Dreyer, Elke Scheiner www.afemdi-deutschland.de
Resource research – man and material
Resources are understood and appreciated
Scientifically analysed and systematised
The planning process leads to various approaches
And these are passed on during construction
The craft connects man and material
And integrates into the construction courses
Experimenting with different materials
Leads to new methods of construction and points of view
Education transfer via medial communication connects cultures www.amaco.org
Art and building
The Sculptors Foundation Linke
The estate of the Linke family in Flonheim became a foundation of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate
Resource research and inventory building, artwork, craft
The big barn built in 1937 harbours countless clay sculptures