IBA Forum – Showroom and Competence Center

Showroom & Competence
Center

Showroom & Competence Center

The IBA Forum combines know-how from experts, practical tips and examples of successful office furnishings. You are welcome to inform yourself directly at www.iba-forum.com or use the following links to register.

The IBA Forum is always open!

In over 30 showrooms you will find new products and up-to-date concepts for the development of tomorrow's working world. You can find recordings of previous programme items in the Media Center. A visit is always worthwhile: www.iba-forum.com


FRAME The Next Space “Adaptive Home” – 11./12. May 2022

The second edition of Frame's The Next Space will explore ways in which residential design can improve the quality of life of its users and contribute to a more sustainable society. The venue is Madrid's IE University School of Architecture and Design and the IBA Forum. To register for online participation, simply scroll down. Registrations for Madrid are available at eventbrite.

► Wednesday, 11.05.2022, 11:00 h – 11:30 h

Talk with Jenny Lee: People First
Jenny Lee explores why homes should be designed with people to make them sanctuaries. Jenny Lee is a researcher, entrepreneur and creative strategist.
Register now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1094

► Wednesday, 11.05.2022, 13:00 h – 13:30 h
A talk mit Dr. Jaime Gonzalo: Seamless Convenience

Dr Jaime Gonzalo, Huawei's Vice President for Consumer Services in Europe, discusses how tech can make residences more responsive to changing needs and circumstances.
Register now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1094

► Wednesday, 11.05.2022, 13:30 h – 14:00 h
A talk with Gudy Herder: Leave no trace

Considering herself a knowledge facilitar, Gudy Herder helps brands and organizations not to observe but understand Lifestyle Trends and make these actionable. Her presentations touch on socio-cultural references, underlying consumer behavior, and innovative materials leading the way.
Register now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1094

► Wednesday, 11.05.2022, 17:15 h – 17:45 h
Talk mit Lekshmy Parameswaran and László Herczeg: Caring Communities

Lekshmy Parameswaran and László Herczeg demonstrate how our homes can empower us to connect, self-organise and care for each other. Having worked in the area of health and care for two decades, they founded The Care Lab in 2017 as a collaborative platform that rethinks and redesigns care models in a human-centric way.
Register now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1094

► Thursday, 12.05.2022, 09:30 h – 10:00 h
A talk with Beatriz Jacoste: Transformative Food

Driven by a passion for creating a delicious and resilient food future for all, Beatriz Jacoste works with companies, organizations and investors to push forward breakthrough solutions. The presentation will focus on how the way we produce and consume food will shape our environment.
Register now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1094

► Thursday, 12.05.2022, 12:00 h – 12:30 h
Talk mit Mireia Luzárraga and Alejandro Muiño: Adaptive Architecture

The two founders of Takk Architecture, demonstrate what the end of fossil civilization does to spaces and future housing. Using various examples they present entirely new, sometimes futuristic spatial concepts, often created from the principles of intersectionality and multiple use scenarios.
Register now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1094


This was our focus on “SUSTAINABILITY

on 30 March 2022

The Circular Economy from the EU's Perspective

Shane Donatello (EU Commission), Marco Fossi (FEMB) and Volker Weßels (European LEVEL) will discuss about sustainability seen from EU perspective, about future GPP, the European Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP)and the office furniture certificate European LEVEL.

Watch the recording now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098

Sustainable materials for new working environments

Hon. Prof. Dr. Sascha Peters, one of the leading material experts and trend scouts for new technologies in Europe and owner of the technology agency HAUTE INNOVATION in Berlin, will provide an insight into the material innovation scene.

Watch the recording now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098

The digitalization of the architecture & design industry

David Basulto, Founder & Editor in Chief of the most visited architecture website worldwide „Archdaily”, will give us interesting insights on how the architecture and design industry is changing and how these processes are related to digitalization and sustainability, and much more.

Watch the recording now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098


THIS WAS OUR FOCUS ON “HYBRID WORKING”

on 27 January 2022

Hybrid Working World: The power of space
Dr Stefan Carstens, trend researcher, talks about the power of space and asks how employee retention can work in hybrid structures.

Watch the recording now (language: German)
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098

Hybrid Working World: Insights from Employer Evaluations
Dr Katharina Radermacher, Academic Councillor at the University of Paderborn, Department of Human Resources Management, highlights the potential of work atmosphere and workplace design.

Watch the recording now (language: German)
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098

Hybrid Working World: Everything different from normal
Prof. Dr Volker Nürnberg, BDO, and Oliver Walle, lecturer DHfPG and BSA Academy, think that the hybrid working world is also setting a new agenda in terms of employee health.

Watch the recording now (language: German)
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098


These were our topics in October 2021

The Next Space is an iterative think-tank about the future of spatial design conceived by Frame in partnership with IMM, IBA Forum and Dutch Design Week. The event debuted in Eindhoven on 21 October, coinciding with Dutch Design Week and zoomed on the resilient city.

The Next Space: The journey ahead
FRAME founder Robert Thiemann explains the framework, objectives and programme of the new think tank on the role of interior design.

Watch the recording now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098

The Next Space: A plan for the planet
Patrick Frick, lead facilitator at Global Commons Alliance, makes the case for why spatial design should protect our commons: biodiversity, climate, land, oceans, and water

Watch the recording now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098

The Next Space: The healing city
Kurt Ward, senior design director at Philips Healthcare,speaks about the future of healthcare and its impact on the way we will live, play and work.

Watch the recording now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098

The Next Space: The edible city
Eveline van Leeuwen, scientific director at AMS Institute, explains what the rise of urban agriculture means for the planning and experience of cities.

Watch the recording now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098

The Next Space: The shared city
Pieter Kool, founder of spatial design outfit Carbon Studio, asks how cities can be transformed into sustainable communities.

Watch the recording now:
https://iba-forum.expo-ip.com/stand/1098


These were our topics in July

Will we only come to the office for fun in future?
(language German)

with Trend researcher Birgit Gebhardt

You can find this and many other recordings in German and English in the media center of the IBA Forum.

Spatial psychology: soft factor for efficiency and motivation
(language: German)

with spatial psychologist and designer Uwe Linke

You can find this and many other recordings in German and English in the media center of the IBA Forum.

How are space requirements changing due to new working concepts?
(language: German)

with Maik Gnegel, zgoll GmbH, and Stefan Kleinhenz, consultant and interior designer.

You can find this and many other recordings in German and English in the media center of the IBA Forum.

We will work differently
(language: German)

with Bernd Fels, consultant and moderator, co-founder of if5 and spaces4future

You can find this and many other recordings in German and English in the media center of the IBA Forum.


These were our topics in April 2021

Home office: rights and obligations of employees
(language: German)

with Lawyer Dr. Peter H. M. Rambach

You can find this and many other recordings in German and English in the media center of the IBA Forum.

Showroom tour by the home experts from WOHNKLAMOTTE
(language: German)

with Wohnklamotte's editor-in-chief and influencer Josephine.

You can find this and many other recordings in German and English in the media center of the IBA Forum.

Survival guide for home office and mobile working
(language: German)

with Jörg Bakschas, change coach and design thinker

You can find this and many other recordings in German and English in the media center of the IBA Forum.


REVIEW

You can find recordings of previous contributions in the Media Center of the IBA Forum.

You can also get an impression of our home office focus in October 2020 here:


Our Partners:

The ORGATEC in Cologne is the world's leading trade fair for Office and Facility. The fair generates momentum while paving the way for pioneering advances, demonstrating its role as a successful presentation platform and meeting place for all decision-makers in the office and facility market. The organizer of ORGATEC is Koelnmesse. The IBA is its conceptual sponsor. 

NWXnow is the digital format series of NEW WORK SE, which, analogous to the offline event NEW WORK EXPERIENCE, offers a forum for discussion on the future of work. With its various features, NWXnow is dedicated to the question of how we set the course for the future of the work we want. To this end, the NEW WORK SE team regularly talks to experts, thought leaders and practitioners and asks the central question for each topic: What is coming, what will remain and what will change?

FRAME is Europe's leading media brand for interior-design professionals. It's our mission to empower spatial excellence by connecting talented designers to visionary clients and the best makers. 

The 'Personalmagazin' from the Haufe Group is the highest-circulation specialist magazine for the HR sector in Germany, with over 32,000 copies sold every month. Month after month, the editorial team analyses the latest developments in the world of work and compiles trends and concrete recommendations for action in the areas of strategy, organisational development and HR management.