To understand Markrolab is both easy and intangible.
In 10 words:
"Makrolab combines science and art in a temporary, collaborative
In pictures (on the media page):
You can view a 360-degree fly-around of the physical structure
and the wind turbine.
There are internal 360-degree views of the space.
There are normal photos of the interior and exterior.
In more than 10 words:
Makro lab is a melting pot for cross-discipline research and thinking.
It is a fascinating installation in its own right. It is a self-sustaining
lab that combines a research area, kitchen and sleeps 6. The lab
is 'wired' - we can monitor any satellite broacast, monitor radio
broadcasts and connect to the internet via satellite. It is a
weather station that monitors its surroundings. It's an "earth
From my perspective:
Markolab, the entire concept surrounding it, its deliberate lack
of a single focus, serve to bring together almost every interest
It's hard to explain exactly what my interest in the lab is,
and the range of experiences that i wish to address in visiting
it. To fully understand why, it's probably best to read my cv.
Makrolab site provides more information.
Below is a brief diary/microblog of my Markolab experience.