Delving into the ‘world of grains’, team Robida.plus based in the remote Alpine village Topolò is drawing on Slovenia’s rich cultural, agricultural and culinary heritage to redesign the Slovenian tradition of buckwheat use.
Garnitura explores new ways to communicate the architectural legacy of the renowned Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik to new audiences by drawing on the architect’s profoundly human vision for the city of Ljubljana.
Pjorkkala is addressing the problem of pollution in natural water sources in Slovenia by creating prototypes for local, nature-based solutions.
Design collective Krater is developing ongoing research into rammed earth architecture to create a teahouse that is situated on the crater-like construction site in the heart of Ljubljana occupied by Krater.
Futuring utilises the biennial to interrogate its future; to observe, source, and examine the existing sustainable practices in cultural production. The outcome will be an open-source toolkit to enable cultural institutions and designers to reduce their work’s environmental impact.