One of our greatest passions is sharing knowledge. We enjoy giving lectures, talks or workshops about ‘How To Create a Relevant Public Space’. We also champion the importance of ‘The Butterfly Principles of Design For Programmability’ in the development process of inclusive Third Places.
Below you’ll find a list of upcoming and past events.
If you’re interested in Aat Vos giving a presentation, give us a call or send us an email.
Lecture 75 years Stadtbücherei Ahrensburg
The library of the German city of Ahrensburg celebrates its 75th birthday! Our Creative Director Aat Vos will speak on a festive evening about the role of libraries nowadays by sharing personal stories and he will look forward, how will the library look in 25 years from now?
Libraries as 3RD4ALL – lecture at Berlin Documentation Center
Documentation Center for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation (of foundation SFVV) in Berlin organizes an evening event about the library as a third place. The lecture of includi’s creative director Aat Vos will focus on the theoretical background, on the process of developing the design together with operators of libraries (just like SFVV experienced), and on striking examples of successful, inclusive libraries. With panel discussion.
Lecture “How to transform libraries into third places?”
Our Creative Director Aat Vos is the main speaker at the librarian program that kicks off the reading project for 51 libraries in Lower Saxony, Germany. Aat will inform and inspire the audience about how libraries can become welcoming, inclusive places where everyone feels at home.
Lecture 100 Jahre Stadtbücherei Frankenthal
The City of Frankenthal celebrates its 1250th anniversary and also the 100th anniversary of the Frankenthal Public Library. During a special event Aat Vos talks about trends/future in urban development and the library landscape. What opportunities may arise in the future interaction between urban development and library development?
8. Bibliothekskongress Leipzig 2022
The 8th German Library Congress will take place from Tuesday, 31 May 2022, to Thursday, 2 June 2022, at the Congress Center Leipzig. Under this year’s motto “#CreatingFreeSpaces” the Congress invites participants to join the discussions on both current and future challenges and issues facing the library and information sector. Aat Vos, includi’s creative director, will join the group discussion “Clever & Smart” about the so-called fourth place, the library as multimedia information space.
Liber Architecture Group Seminar 2022
From April 27 to April 29, the Luxembourg Learning Center of the University of Luxembourg will host the Liber Architecture Group seminar in Belval, Luxembourg. The refurbished former industrial site is located in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette – the European Capital of Culture 2022. Our creative director Aat Vos will give a presentation about “How to Create a Relevant Public Space” during the session on “Designing user-focused spaces”.
Lecture about the library as a third place
University library OsloMet in Oslo, Norway, organizes an inspiration day for its new library project. Creative Director Aat Vos is invited to give a lecture about ‘the concept of the library as a third place’.
Karl Preusker Medal Ceremony
Aat Vos will receive the Karl Preusker Medal on October 28 in Ludwigshafen am Rhein. The laudation will be held by B. Joseph Pine II, speaker and co-author of “The Experience Economy”. The private event will be live streamed from 16:00. Livestream can be watched HERE.
Lecture Norwegian Association of Interior Architects (NIL)
During his lecture for the Norwegian Association of Interior Architects (NIL) Aat Vos will inform the audience about the essentials of successful ‘3RD4ALL’; about the right balance between physical elements like context and content, and non-physical elements like communication and competencies, as that is what makes public spaces a success.
Probiblio Netwerkdag Zuid-Holland
For this regional network event of Probiblio Aat Vos was asked to contribute with a video about third places in rural areas. A summary of the program can be watched HERE.