NFA Lab set out to explore, investigate, speculate, and research contemporary design cultures related to new modes of creation and novel forms of cultural production in the field of design, architecture, and open-source digital ontologies.


NFA Lab is interested in the reciprocal relationships between design cultures and social media phenomena, communication, new virtualities, recent technological developments, meta worlds, avatars, authorship, AI, and current cultural challenges that all shape a community of digital Enthusiasts. How will architecture need to embed and challenge its methods of production, conceptual ambitions, and cultural relevance in order to sustain its disciplinary relevance in the near future?

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SESSION 03 – Patrik Schumacher – Principal Zaha Hadid Architects, London

In what ways is this traditional understanding of the profession relevant to working in virtual and digital domains as an architect and what new competencies should future generations embrace to become key players – if their ambitions is to cater to a hybridized world?

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SESSION 02 – Interview Matias Del Campo

Questions as provocations to foster an engaged debate and discussion in regards to AI and its creative use in architecture, but also addressing the pink elephant in the room being prompt generated images.

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SESSION 01

NFT & ARCHITECTURE I Towards a Parallel Architecture

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Media

Salon d’Art XR awards ceremony

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NFT & ARCHITECTURE I Towards a New Architecture

An essay on the epistemology of architecture and its disciplinary move from the physical to the digital.

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Insights

Metaverse architecture – a snapshot

Virtual reality is about to be built. And what exists gets improved and extended in an enormous velocity.

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Media

Award speech by Jury members Hans Ulrich Obrist and Greg Lynn

Congratulations to the winners of the Salon d’Art XR competition.

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Insights

Interview: Anna Fischer– NF Architects

“The perception that NFTs are fast money and nothing else is simply wrong.”

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Insights

Architecture as art in metaverse

By transcending into an overlapping space of virtual and physical reality the need for thoughtful creation is given.

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