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.
Second Nature Urban Agriculture
Writings on the potential of urban food growing as a 'second nature' within cities of the future
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.
Urban Farming Project Middlesbrough
City-wide urban food-growing project as part of a design-led initiative in the UK’s Northeast
2019-Nov-27 : Successful launch of the Platform Productive Urban Green
More than 40 people attended the (test)launch of Berlin’s new interactive online platform on invitation by the Senate Department.
The Urban Agriculture Curtain
A fully-functioning hydroponic system as prototype for indoor, domestic-scale food growing
Continuous Productive Urban Landscape (CPUL) concept
Design-based research on the possibilities of integrating urban agriculture into design and planning
2019-Nov-11 : Paper presentation at the 9th AESOP Sustainable Food Planning Conference in Madrid
Researchers, practitioners, students and guests from all over Europe and further afield came to listen.
Urbane Agrikultur in Köln-Ehrenfeld
Participatory design for a (food-)productive urban landscape as part of regeneration processes
In a Continuous Productive Urban Landscape (CPUL), one can cycle from Tate Modern to East Croydon in 4 hours.
2019-Oct-07 : Panel accepted at next year’s “Anthropology and Geography” conference !
We are pleased to announce that we will be co-convening a panel at this prestigious international conference.
Particpatory live project with local residents on the creation of a food-productive space
Fields & Floors Master's Studio @ UoB
Our students explored productive architectures at two very different urban sites at the South Coast and in London.
The Thames Gateway Report
Feasibility study about integrating food-productive landscapes into London's Eastern expansion areas
2019-Sep-30 : Katrin Bohn invited as expert to international action research project
The Urbal project develops and tests a holistic methodology to map food systems.
The Continuous Picnic
Installation visualising the possible transformations of a Central London street into a food-focused public space
AESOP Sustainable Food Planning Conference Brighton
We are steering committee members of this AESOP group and hosted its 2nd international conference at the University of Brighton.
2019-Sep-23 : EU research network COST Action “Circular Cities” holds working meeting in Finland
Katrin is representing Great Britain in the COST Action “Circular Cities”.