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OASE 1 Workshop Documentation

EN+DE EN: We did a successful first trial with the 3erlin Grid Workshop „OASE“ at a school in Berlin. A full documentation of it is posted HERE. You can find lots of images, a detailed step by step description and worksheets in the documentation (all in German). DE: Wir haben einen erfolgreichen ersten Durchlauf des …

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HowTo: Our Pre-Use Booth @Maker Faire Berlin 2017

englisch / deutsch En: Together with OSCEdays Berlin Mifactori exhibited at Maker Faire Berlin 2017. And of course our booth was 100% circular. Mostly Pre-Use. All of the parts and fasteners are already back on the shelfs of our workshop or bound in another circular project/product. No tape, no scraps, no trash! Here is a little …

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Pre-Use – A Great Term & Basic Operation For Circularity

We like to introduce you to a new term: Pre-Use. Pre-Use means to use something for something different than it is intended for – but don’t harm it – so it is still good for the initially intended use.  Origin: We learned the term from Jan Koerbes from ReFunc who came up with it a few …

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Mifactori’s OHO – a Circular Construction Toy

Wir haben ein neues Produkt/Projekt in der Pipeline: OHO – ein zirkulärer Konstruktionsbaukasten für Kinder. Eine volle Dokumentation nach den Ansprüchen der Open-Source-Hardware-Definition gibt es HIER. Erste Kästen gibt es bei uns bald zusammengestellt zum Kauf. We have a new product/project in the pipe: OHO – a circular construction toy for kids. A full documentation …

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Update: What is going on at Mifactori?

We have been quiet for a while but we have been busy developing new projects and products. We also had a bunch of other stuff to do. But we have also a new workshop now – jeai! – and things are progressing. Below you can see a little preview of stuff that will come up …

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Don’t invent a new modular system try to use (hack into) an existing one

(DEUTSCHE Version unten) We are continuing our research project on modularity and the documentation of the 3erlin Grid. And one of the things we learned is that when thinking about modularity creative people tend quickly to get into the mode of inventing a new modular system – some cool new connectors or whatever. But this is …

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3erlin Grid Parts Bought At OBI, An ACTION In Development & Upcoming Events November 2016

(English Version Below) Die 3erlin-Grid-Dokumentation und unsere 3erlin-Grid-Teile-Bibliothek wachsen. Und wir haben einen weiteren Weg gefunden, wie ihr das auch machen könnt, ohne selbst Teile herstellen zu müssen: 3erlin-Grid-Teile bei OBI! Wir waren bei OBI – und zu unserer Überraschung haben wir dort mehrere 3erlin Grid Teile gefunden (3cm Maß). Sie sind auf dem Bild …

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Upcoming Events: @PlanetB – NRW-Forum Düsseldorf – 3erlin Grid, Chess- & City-Hacking Sessions

english / deutsch With this post we announce a large 10 day hackathon event with a lot of subevents and invite you to participate. From July 14–24 2016 Lars is invited as an artist and economist to live in the rocket at the Planet B exhibition in the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf. Scroll down for more info. Mit …

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Upcycling benches + tables for the CRCLR lab – Documentation Posted

english / deutsch A few weeks ago we did an upcycling project for the CRCLR lab – building tables and benches for their ‘Open Source Circular Economy Days Berlin’, experimenting the 3erlin Grid. The first table Mifactori ever made! There is a full documentation about it posted now – Click Here. Vor ein paar Wochen …

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‘Exhibition, 1’ – Documentation Posted

At the end of June 2016 we had the chance to build the first installation of ‘Exhibition’. The ‘exhibition’ project was actually discovered in the process of building this installation for the Young Arts Neukölln in Berlin. A full documentation about this installation is now online. We used in this exhibition aluminium poles for the …

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