We interviewed Rolf Novy-Huy, the Director of Stiftung Trias. He gave us a peek into how heritage projects go from ideas to action and what networks and connections are needed for a project to get off the ground.
Stiftung Trias played a major role in the Prädikow project by buying the estate after three years of negotiations with the original owner to sell it for a reasonable price. However, the story of how this estate developed is a bit more complicated. Often we see some basic details, but when it comes to reclaiming heritage, processes often require more finesse and strategy.
Buying Hof Pr...
Over the past two years, Prädikow, a lab near Berlin within the OpenHeritage project has had the inspired objective of creating housing through heritage reuse. Prädikow, an bucolic village 40 minutes from Berlin has been home to an old estate where there was once a distillery, smithy, barns, stables, and space for agricultural production. The project was spearheaded by a group of 45 Berilners who have been working with the collective, Selbestau eG in 2017 as well as the Trias Foundation.
Within the purview of the project the heritage passed down through the site has been a sense of community ...
You want to get your hands dirty again? Do you want to run a project from start to finish? That's exactly what you can do with us. While you are working on your project, we will explain to you in a practical way how to handle the appropriate hand tools and machines safely. In small groups and in a relaxed atmosphere your new favourite furniture will be created.
If you have an idea for your own workshop, feel free to contact us and we will try to realize your wish.
Address: Hof Prädikow, Dorfstraße 4, 15345 Prötzel, Germany
Pick-up service from "Strausberg Nord" station possible (5€ per person)
At Hof Prädikow modern working meets rural living. In the synthesis of these supposed opposites, new life and work designs emerge. These are the core of Hof Prädikow's vision. Digital work culture and diverse social exchange are to go hand in hand here with proximity to nature and handicraft work. We want to overcome the infrastructural limitations of rural life with the help of digital and social solutions and at the same time leave behind the disadvantages of fast-moving urban life. Life in the countryside should be more attractive in the long term than in the city and Hof Prädikow wants to ...