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MJR6+J8 Copenhagen. Corner of Sønderhoved no.1, Refshaleøen.
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For artist Jane Ostermann-Petersen, sustainability and simple living are not buzzwords, but a radical design methodology. Now a landmark at Refshaleøen, her modular wood-clad housing structures KOLONIEN are in fact constructed as transitional shelters, developed for flexible small-scale living with a carbon-neutral footprint. With an added series of bespoke furniture and fittings – a sink and pendant light series crafted from scrap plywood using traditional charring techniques, as well as stools, tables and firepits – Jane expands her concept for sustainable living into a ‘total design’. The unique products share a rugged yet refined aesthetic; an eco-punk take on the Nordic design tradition.

During 3daysofdesign KOLONIEN will host a series of events focused on the intersection of design, crafts and nature. On Wednesday June 7th SLOTH ROUSING and ACHW will present a sneak peak into The Rolling Pin project investigating the traces left by tools in what we eat, how we evolve and in our traditions. On Thursday 8th, JANE OSTERMAN-PETERSEN will give a guided tour of the three houses that make up KOLONIEN – the workshop, the annex and the home (/living lab) – and give insights into the stories and design principles behind their construction. Concluding the series on Friday 9th, textile designer TINA RATZER will share her experience with working with natural dyes, creating a full colour palette from natural pigments.

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