Bohn&Viljoen Architects is a London-based architectural practice and consultancy with a branch in Berlin. Established in 1999 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 (2016-7)
Visionary conversion of an abandoned US-army estate into a 21st-century metabolic urban quarter
2020-Oct-23 : Masterplanning for food in Letchworth Garden City
One of the most successful parts of the Horizon2020 project EdiCitNet is taking stock.
Continuous Productive Urban Landscape (CPUL) concept (2004)
Design-based research on the possibilities of integrating urban agriculture into design and planning
2020-Oct-12 : Letter on sustainability published
A letter by André and Katrin appeared in the October edition of the RIBA Journal.
Plattform Produktives Stadtgrün (2018-)
Participatory development of an online platform contributing to the green infrastructure strategy for Berlin
Second Nature Urban Agriculture (2014)
Writings on the potential of urban food growing as a 'second nature' within cities of the future
2020-Oct-01 : Brighton & Hove Planning Advice Note on food growing adopted
The revised edition has been written with input and review by André Viljoen.
Urbane Agrikultur in Köln-Ehrenfeld (2010-3)
Participatory design for a (food-)productive urban landscape as part of regeneration processes
Spiel/Feld Marzahn (2011-4)
Particpatory live project with local residents on the creation of a food-productive space
Mapping the Edible City (2020)
Bohn&Viljoen co-convene and co-curate a conference panel on new theoretical and methodological directions of food mapping.
2020-Sep-21 : Showcasing the diversity of urban food mapping
Last week, we welcomed a perfectly diverse range of contributions to our international RAI/RGS conference panel.
The Urban Agriculture Curtain (2009)
A fully-functioning hydroponic system as prototype for indoor, domestic-scale food growing
Fields & Floors / The productive resort @ UoB (2012/3)
Our Master's students explored productive architectures at two very different urban sites at the South Coast and in London.
2020-Sep-14 : Spiel/Feld Marzahn is part of project to win United Nations' Award
The Wild Pollinators Project received the award by the German Offices of the UN's Decade on Biodiversity.
The Continuous Picnic (2008)
Installation visualising the possible transformations of a Central London street into a food-focused public space
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.
London Thames Gateway (2004)
Feasibility study about integrating productive urban landscapes into London's Eastern expansion areas
2020-Sep-11 : LET’S CELEBRATE: The blog Productive Urban Landscapes turned 100!
Whilst we all were away on summer vacation, our blog passed the mark of 100 news posts.
A piece of weather / The bathhouse year @ UoB (2007/8)
Starting with an exploration of weather-related phenomena, students went on to design an ecologically-sensitive bathhouse.