Bohn&Viljoen Architects is a London-based architectural practice and consultancy with a branch in Berlin. Established in 1998 by architects André Viljoen and Katrin Bohn, we specialise in sustainable urban design and low energy architecture and have gained international recognition for our strong focus on the integration of anything food into design.
PHVision Heidelberg (2016-17)
Visionary conversion of an abandoned US-army estate into a 21st-century metabolic urban quarter
2020-Feb-21 : Building continuous productive (peri-)urban landscapes: New book chapter out
An invited book chapter by André and Katrin has been published last week in a new book.
Second Nature Urban Agriculture (2014)
Writings on the potential of urban food growing as a 'second nature' within cities of the future
2020-Feb-13 : The Village Green at Playing/Field Marzahn is badly missed.
The Dorfplatz, designed and built in 2014 by lstudents of the TU Berlin taught by Katrin Bohn, served the community until last year.
Continuous Productive Urban Landscape (CPUL) concept (2004)
Design-based research on the possibilities of integrating urban agriculture into design and planning
Plattform Produktives Stadtgrün (2018-)
Contribution to the development of a green infrastructure strategy for Berlin with the participation of local residents
2020-Jan-30 : Eco-Visionairies panel at the Royal Academy of Arts
At the Designing from a depleted world event, Katrin presented Bohn&Viljoen's work and took part in the public panel discussion.
Urbane Agrikultur in Köln-Ehrenfeld (2010-13)
Participatory design for a (food-)productive urban landscape as part of regeneration processes
Mapping the Edible City (2020)
Bohn&Viljoen co-convene and co-curate a conference panel on new theoretical and methodological directions of food mapping.
2019-Dec-09 : A CPUL design for Tokyo
During his 2-week research stay in Tokyo, Andre Viljoen discussed with local farmers who to integrate their urban farms into productive urban landscapes.
Fields & Floors Master's Studio @ UoB (2012/13)
Our students explored productive architectures at two very different urban sites at the South Coast and in London.
Spiel/Feld Marzahn (2011-14)
Particpatory live project with local residents on the creation of a food-productive space
The Thames Gateway Report (2004)
Feasibility study about integrating food-productive landscapes into London's Eastern expansion areas
AESOP Sustainable Food Planning Conference Brighton (2010)
We are steering committee members of this AESOP group and hosted its 2nd international conference at the University of Brighton.
The Continuous Picnic (2008)
Installation visualising the possible transformations of a Central London street into a food-focused public space
2019-Dec-05 : Letchworth Garden City team visits Brighton food projects
Katrin Bohn, University of Brighton, and Vic Borrill, Brighton & Hove Food Partnership, invited representatives to Brighton.
2019-Nov-27 : Successful launch of the Platform Productive Urban Green
About 40 people attended the (test)launch of Berlin’s new interactive online platform on invitation by the Senate Department.
Static objects - changing environments @ LondonMet (2000/1)
The studio’s work explored materiality and materials as a background for contemporary occupation in specific changing contexts.
The Urban Agriculture Curtain (2009)
A fully-functioning hydroponic system as prototype for indoor, domestic-scale food growing