Projects

OCEAN NET 2020 – present

2020 Abu Dhabi Flamingo Visitor Center – Competition Entry

Project Team: Pavel Hladik (Project Coordination), Christina Doumpioti, Michael U. Hensel, Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, Jeffrey Turko with Jordan Whitewood-Neal (Renderings)

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OCEAN DESIGN RESEARCH ASSOCIATION 2008-2018

2016 Langley Vale Visitor Center – Competition Entry

Project Team: Pavel Hladek (Project Coordination), Christina Doumpioti, Michael U. Hensel, Defne Sunguroglu Hensel, Jeffrey P. Turko.

2013 OCEAN : material – Exhibition Design, Sklena Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Project Team: Pavel Hladik (Project Coordination), Michael U. Hensel, Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel

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2012 M-Velope Screenwall, New York City, USA

Project Team: Jeffrey P. Turko (Project Coordination), Pavel Hladik, Christina Doumpioti,

Engineering Consultants: Arup LondonGiulio Antonutto, Luca Dellatorre

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2009 Luminous Veil – Membrane Screenwall @ IUE, Izmir, Turkey

Design and Construction Coordination: Michael U. Hensel & Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel

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OCEAN NORTH 1998-2008

2008 Membrella – Membrane Canopy Prototype

Project Team: Jeffrey P. Turko (Project Coordination), Daniel Coll i Capdevila, Gudjon Erlendsson, Mattia Gambardella, Michael U. Hensel, Pavel Hladik, Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, and Steinar Killi (rapid prototyping)

Engineering: Buro Happold London.

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2008 Bylgia Membrane Array – Installation Design @ FRAC, Orleans, France

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel (Project Coordination), Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, Toni Kotnik, Daniel Coll i Capdevila, Jeffrey P. Turko.

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2008 Conception Performative – Exhibition Design @ FRAC, Orleans, France

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel (Project Coordination), Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, Toni Kotnik, Daniel Coll i Capdevila, Jeffrey P. Turko, Achim Menges, Andrea di Stefano and Aleksandra Jaeschke.

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2008 Barely II – Sound Installation & Installation Design @ Gallery ROM, Oslo, Norway

Project Team: Natasha Barrett (Composition and Sound Design), Birger Sevaldson (Project Coordination), Michael U. Hensel and Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel.

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2007 Barely I – Sound Installation & Installation Design @ Ultima Festival, Oslo, Norway

Project Team: Natasha Barrett (Composition and Sound Design), Birger Sevaldson (Project Coordination), Daniel Coll i Capdevila, Andrea di Stefano, Michael U. Hensel, Aleksandra Jaeschke, Defne Sunguroğlu with Kim Baumann Larsen.

Construction Team: Carl Nilssen-Love, Sandor Agyagasi, Daniel Nytoft Berlin. Rigging: Håkon Klementsen, Oslo Kru.

Supported by Arts Council Norway, Ultima 2007, Font for utøvende Kunstnere, NoTam.

2006 Czech National Library – Competition Entry

OCEAN NORTH & Scheffler + Partner

OCEAN NORTH: Michael U. Hensel and Achim Menges (Project Coordination),Guillem Baraut Bover, Andrea di Stefano, Mattia Gambardella, Pavel Hladik, Aleksandra Jaeschke, Steinar Killi, Eva Scheffler, Birger Sevaldson, Defne Sunguroğlu and Gabriel Sanchiz

Engineering Consultants: Bollinger & Grohmann, Frankfurt

Landscape Consultant: Thom Roelly

2004-08 Jyväskylä Music and Art Center Phase 2

Design Study commissioned by Venice Architectural Biennale 2004

Phase 1 – Project Team: Kivi Sotamaa (Project Coordination), Kim Baumann Larsen, Johan Bettum, Markus Holmstén, Lasse Wager.

Phase 2 – Project Team: Michael U. Hensel and Achim Menges (Project Coordination), Eva Scheffler, Defne Sunguroğlu, Kivi Sotamaa, with Shireen Han, Hani Fallaha, Andrew Kudless, Valeria Segovia Trigueros, Nazaneen Roxanne Shafaie, Cordula Stach, Nikolaos Stathopoulos, Muchuan Xu.

The project is included in the collection of the FRAC Centre (Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain) in Orléans, France.

2004 ScaTerrain In-line Skate Park ,Seoul, South Korea

Project Team: Michael Hensel and Achim Menges

2002 Agora 1 Boundary Conditions – Sound Installation & Installation Design

2000-08 World Center for Human Concerns

Commissioned Design Study

Phase 1 – Design Development for the A New World Trade Centre – 50 Architects @ Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA, 2002 and the 8thVenice Architecture Biennale – A New World Trade Centre @ American Pavilion, Venice, Italy, 2002

Project Team: OCEAN NORTH: Michael U. Hensel (Project Coordination) & Birger Sevaldson with Urban Office Jeffrey Turko and Lip-Khoon Chiong, Morten Gregensen, Achim Menges; Rapid Prototyping: Steinar Killi, Are Nielsen; Rendering and Video: Placebo Effects: Martin Baggerud, Kim Baumann Larsen.

Phase 2 – Design Development for the Blobjects and Beyond: The New Fluidity in Design Exhibition @ San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA, 2005, and the Future City – Experiment and Utopia in Architecture 1956-2006 Exhibition@ Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, England, 2006

Project Team: OCEAN NORTH: Michael U. Hensel (Project Coordination) & Birger Sevaldson with Hani Fallaha, Neri Oxman.

Phase 3 – Design Development for the Conception Performative Exhibition @ FRAC Centre Orléans, Orléans, France, 2008

Project Team: OCEAN NORTH: Michael U. Hensel (Project Coordination), Achim Menges, Birger Sevaldson, Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel; Rapid Prototyping: Steinar Killi; Video: Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel, Aleksandra Jaeschke.

The project is included in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress in the United States and the collection of the FRAC Centre (Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain) in Orléans, France.

2000 Intensities – Stage & Installation Design, Helsinki, Finland

2000 Landsc(r)aper Urban Ring Brigde, Düsseldorf, Germany

Commissioned design study by NRW Forum for Culture and Economy for the Living Bridges Exhibition in Düsseldorf

OCEAN NORTH & Urban Office

OCEAN NORTH: Michael U. Hensel (Project Coordination), Kivi Sotamaa, Birger Sevaldson Urban Office: Jeffrey Turko, Danilo Dangubic, Gudjon Erlendson with Max de Rosée and Morten Gregersen.

Engineering Consultants: Arup, London, Michele Janner and Charles Walker.

Digital Animation + Video Rendering: Placebo Effects, Oslo: Kim Baumann Larsen.

1999 Synthetic Landscape Pavilion – Design Research Project

Project Team: Johan Bettum (Project Coordination), Kim Baumann Larsen, Michael U. Hensel, Birger Sevaldson …

1999 Synthetic Landscape 3 – Design Research Project

Project Team: Johan Bettum (Project Coordination), Kim Baumann Larsen, Michael U. Hensel, Birger Sevaldson …

1999 Sandefjord Hotel, Sandefjord, Norway

Commissioned Design Study

Project Team: Johan Bettum and Ludo Grooteman (Project Coordination), Kim Baumann Larsen, Michael U. Hensel, Birger Sevaldson, Markus Holmsten, Kivi Sotamaa, …

1999 n-Fold Apartments, Cologne, Germany

Commissioned Design Study

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel (Project Coordination), Ludo Grooteman and Johan Bettum.

1998 Chamberworks – Installation Design @ RAM Gallery, Oslo, Norway

Project Team: Johan Bettum (Project Coordination), Kim Baumann Larsen, Michael U. Hensel, Markus Holmstén, Birger Sevaldson, Dan Sevaldson, Kivi Sotamaa.

Video: Øyvind Andreassen (Norwegian Defense Research Establishment); Sound: Audun Strype (Strype Audio); Photography: Ole Musken.

Sponsored by: Oslo Kommune; Hensel Bauträger Cologne; Hi-Fi Klubben, Oslo.

1998 a-Drift Time Capsules – Invited Design Competition

Project Team: Kivi Sotamaa (Project Coordination), Tuuli Sotamaa, Johan Bettum, Birger Sevaldson, Michael Hensel.

OCEAN NET 1994-1998

1996 School for Film & TV Potsdam-Babelsberg – Competition Entry

OCEAN & Yellow Six

1995 Nordic Landscape Forum – Competition Entry

Honorable Mention

Project Team: Michael U. Hensel (Project Coordination), Johan Bettum, Tom Verebes, Tony Jones, Tony Kaupilla.

Publication: AP Architectural Profile Magazine No. 1 Vol. 1 1996, pp. 66-67.

1996 Synthetic Landscape 2 – Design Research Project

Project Team: Johan Bettum (Project Coordination), Bonsak Schieldrop, Birger Sevaldson

1995 Synthetic Landscape 1 – Design Research Project

Project Team: Johan Bettum (Project Coordination), Bonsak Schieldrop, Birger Sevaldson

1995 Erfurt High Speed Train Station – Competition Entry

Project Team: Michael Hensel (Project Coordination), Bostjan Vuga, Tom Verebes, Eunsook Choi.

1995 Urban Park Metelkova – Competition Entry

Honorable Mention

Project Team: Jurij Sadar, Bostjan Vuga, Tomaz Maechtig, Ursa Vrhunc, Milan Tomac.

Publication: AP Architectural Profile Magazine No. 1 Vol. 1 1996, pp. 68-69.

1995 Academia Europea – Competition Entry

Project Team: Jurij Sadar, Bostjan Vuga, Anja Planiscek.

Publication: AP Architectural Profile Magazine No. 1 Vol. 1 1996, pp. 62-63.

1994 Liquid Landscape Forum – Competition Entry

Project Team: Michael Hensel and Ralf Walter

1994 Yokohama International Ferry Terminal – Competition Entry

Honorable Mention

Project Team: Ulrich Königs and Michael Hensel