Category Archives: PROJECTS


++++progress on the container WELDING ++++ inside it is allready a workshop, kitchen and office++++++ongoing clay straw workshop for the advanced local participants is experimenting on plaster mixtures++++collaboration with kunstuniversität linz on classroom+++++


++Magaula Clay mine has been established as local ressource of building material++

++container converting into a site office, kitchen and workshop space. +++

+++The first workshop unit started on metall – cutting and welding to prefabricate the trusses for the communal building++++


buildCollective NPO

The Non Profit Organisation for Architecture and Development buildCollective established in 2010 with founding members and architects Elias Rubin and Marlene Wagner, working in developing environments since 2006.

buildCollective is a platform for research and
implementation of

alternative building technologies
spatial strategies and
collective process.

The NPO´s name translates in building collectively as well as to build a collective. Collaboration with universities, non governmental organizations, public institutions, companies, schools, sponsors, artists, users and local communities define process and framework for each project.

Focus is put on conscious handling of location and setting, resources, production of knowledge and the exchange between participants through the collective activity.

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