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Design Research Exchange

The Design Research Exchange (DRX) is a residency programme for researchers hosted by HENN.

The Design Research Exchange (DRX) provides an open platform to unite experts from various fields. By exploring architectural topics of shared interest, the DRX promotes multi-disciplinary discussion between academics and professionals. We envision the DRX as an ideal environment for the advancement of fresh ideas and fertile ground for experimentation. The DRX is a powerful tool for examining and advancing architectural techniques and methods, testing new technologies and materials, and informing our future built environment.

The topic of investigation for each DRX event is selected by the DRX organizers for its contemporary relevance and novelty within the discipline. Throughout the DRX, the invited experts present key public lectures and provide critical feedback and guidance during the event. While working in small teams on the appointed topic, researchers have opportunities to join ongoing discussions, meetings, workshops, and lectures while gaining insight into ongoing HENN projects. Internal expertise, IT infrastructure, facilities, and materials for experimentation is provided by HENN for all DRX functions.