do it yourself design & architecture
"Knowledge is the only resource that multiplies when you share it."
The 'Open Source' philosophy – the principle of public participation through free access to knowledge and information - reflects a new way of thinking. How does this enhance collaborative work and how can it be used for future architecture? Is the 'Open Source' movement even a small revolution creating a different form of design? How is it organized and which projects are essential? The network-platform DIYDA deals extensively with the idea of sharing information in the field of architecture. The aim is to look beyond traditional, hierarchical processes to introduce new methods and developments in the form of artistic and experimental works.
In Sept. 2010 DIYDA presented an exhibtion at the PLAN10 with workshops and lectures. A total of 15 works was presented, which critically related to new (re-) production methods for space and the 'invasion' of new media. The DIYDA network sees significant influences of this movement on certain parts of architecture and design.