About the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017
The Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017 is an experimental platform for an imminent urbanism that goes beyond human-centered function, ownership and consumption to a commons of resources, technologies and production. (http://seoulbiennale.org)
About Nikolaus Hirsch/Michel Müller
Nikolaus Hirsch/Michel Müller is a Frankfurt-based office for architecture. Their work has resulted in realized projects such as the Bockenheimer Depot Theater (with William Forsythe), Unitednationsplaza in Berlin (with Anton Vidokle), Cybermohalla Hub in Delhi, and currently the studio residency at The Land (Thailand). They have designed numerous exhibitions such as 'Making Things Public' (ZKM, Karlsruhe, 2005) and 'Indian Highway' (Serpentine Gallery, London, 2008). Their work has also been widely exhibited, including at Manifesta 7 (2008), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen (2011), Istanbul Design Biennale (2012), Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel (2014), IGNCA New Delhi (2014), Art Basel (2015), Chicago Architecture Biennial (2015), and the Garden Triennale in Aarhus (2017).
OLEDWorks’ mission is to empower inspired customers through pioneering development and manufacture of the world’s best and most affordable OLED lighting devices. Creating world-class, cost-effective solutions requires an entirely new approach that breaks with traditional OLED manufacturing paradigms. With production in Aachen, Germany and in Rochester, New York, OLEDWorks boasts two innovative and complementary manufacturing platforms that deliver affordable OLED solid state lighting panels. OLEDWorks is uniquely positioned to offer volume production while expanding product portfolio to enhance design inspiration. (http://oledworks.com/)
OPVIUS GmbH (formerly BELECTRIC OPV) was founded in 2012 and is located in Nuremberg (R&D) and Kitzingen (Manufacturing Center at INNOPARK Kitzingen), Germany. OPVIUS develops and manufactures organic solar cells and focuses on the commercialization of customized OPV solutions. The company cooperates closely with established partners in the fields of science, industry, energy production, electronics, and architecture.
With over 100 customers and projects in more than 15 countries, OPVIUS is one of the leading organic PV providers worldwide. Its position as a technical leader is the result of a high degree of vertical integration in development and manufacturing processes. With our team of scientists, engineers and manufacturing experts we create customized OPV solutions for your application according to your requirements, thus making full use of the intrinsic advantages OPV offers. (http://www.opvius.com/)
About Kolon Industries, Inc.
Our journey to bring change to customers began in 1954. To exceed the expectations of customers through innovation and enrich their lives - this has been our goal and the path that we have taken over the past six decades. Our vision, Lifestyle Innovator, reflects our determination to innovate the lifestyle of our customers by providing products and services that improve their quality of life. (http://kolon.com/)
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About Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. In 2016, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, generated sales of € 15.0 billion in 66 countries.
Founded in 1668, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. The founding family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed corporate group. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, holds the global rights to the „Merck” name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials.