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 focus on integrating anything food into design.
PHVision Heidelberg (2016-7)
Visionary conversion of an abandoned US-army estate into a 21st-century metabolic urban quarter
2020-Dec-30 : H A P P Y _ N E W _ Y E A R _ 2 0 2 1 !
For the new year, we wish our readers health and happiness and productivity.
Continuous Productive Urban Landscape (CPUL) concept (2004)
Design-based research on the possibilities of integrating urban agriculture into design and planning
2020-Dec-18 : Lecturing on Productive Urban Landscapes
Katrin gave an (online) lecture to Masters’ students at the Technical Universities of Berlin and Cottbus, Germany.
Plattform Produktives Stadtgrün (2018-20)
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-Dec-07 : Gold Award success for Brighton & Hove
National awards body Sustainable Food Places announced the first UK city to win a Gold Sustainable Food Place Award.
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 (2019-20)
Bohn&Viljoen co-convene and co-curate a conference panel on new theoretical and methodological directions of food mapping.
2020-Nov-23 : In 2030, Berlin feeds itself in a climate and socially just way!
Katrin Bohn took part in the action conference organised by Berlin’s Food Policy Council.
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-Nov-09 : The Circular City: Rethinking architecture and engineering
Katrin's public presentation and conversation for the Unlikely Partners series 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
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-Nov-02 : Cost Action tackles the complexities of circular city planning
More than 60 participants from all European countries continued their discussions on circularity opportunities and challenges.
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.