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30 Nov 19... Brut Deluxe in the USA! Switch on event for the MileHighTree, in Denver, CO, our first project in the USA! We realized the design of the dynamic lighting program.
22 Nov 19.... Very happy to see our new light installation Laniakea shining in Plaza Canalejas, Madrid. And many other exciting installations throughout the city! More coming soon!
15 Nov 19... Ben Busche lectures at the UCM (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Master in Design, Faculty of Fine Arts
BRUT DELUXE celebrates 15th ANNIVERSARY ..... We are euphoric.
Happy to announce and celebrate it with NEW light installations in the USA (YES!) and Europe. More details coming up soon!
Jul 2019... Diseño Interior 318 features various of our projects and includes a fondly interview by Mercedes Peláez López
25. Feb. 2019.... By invitation of Antonio Bernacchi, Ben Busche assisted as visiting professor the 4th grade midterm review at the International Program in Design and Architecture (INDA) of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
15 Jan. - 26. Jan. 2019.... our Heofon Light Maze is part of the Winter Lights Festival at Canary Wharf, London, UK
18. Dec. 2019.... our light installations for Chinese New Year for China Resources Group have been switched on at the MixC Shenzhen, China. More coming soon....
29 Nov. 18.... Ben Busche assited to the PR event for the opening of our new diàn huā light maze for IFS Changsha, China
10./11./15. October 18, Madrid.. will take place the Workshop directed by Ben Busche at IED Madrid, as part of the Master of Lighting Design/ architectural lighting directed by Lara Elbaz
Aug 18.... our competition proposal for the 230 public WC units for Berlin is online
July 18.... Teaser video of our QuanXi Bridge project in China
26 June 18...... Jury session for the Project Class headed by Ben Busche at IED, Madrid, postgraduate Master of Creative Lighting (directed by Maja Petric)
04. Dec 17... Brut Deluxe in the USA! We will present our proposal for an outdoor permanent art work / aerial sculpture located in Seattle, WA. RFP Invitation by Vulcan Inc!
01. Dec 17... Brut Deluxe in Brussels! Our new light maze Silvana is premiered this December in Brussels (Belgium) and Seville (Spain).
24. Nov 17... Our new light installation stellar for Madrid, calle Alcalá. Very proud to have been commissioned again by the City of Madrid to provide a design for this fantastic location. Watch the video!
05. Oct 17..... Brut Deluxe in the UK! Our new creation, light maze heofon (for Arro Lighting / fab. Ilmex) is now premiered at Light Night Leeds 17, UK
04./05./06. October 17, Madrid.. will take place the Workshop directed by Ben Busche at IED Madrid, as part of the Master of lighting design/ architectural lighting directed by Lara Elbaz
July 17.... our yǔzhòu light maze, created for Luneng Sanya Bay Light + Art Festival, is currently displayed at Chongqing MixC, China
28 June 17...... Jury session for the Project Class headed by Ben Busche at IED, Madrid, postgraduate Master of Creative Lighting (directed by Maja Petric)
December 16, China.... Our three Xmas projects 2016 for Madrid featured in gooood China.
24. Nov. 16, Madrid ..... The Xmas lights in Madrid are on and we have participated with three new pieces for the city! We are especially proud for having designed the iconic Xmas tree in Puerta de Sol!
01. Nov. 16, Brut Deluxe in China again..... opening of the two light installations we designed for the Luneng Sanya Bay Light + Art Festival in Sanya, Hainan, China
18./19./20. October 16, Madrid.. will take place the Workshop directed by Ben Busche at IED Madrid, as part of the Master of lighting design/ architectural lighting directed by Lara Elbaz
28. July 16, Shanghai, China.... Ben Busche is lecturing at the 2nd Chinese MeiChen Congress organised by International Mei Chen Art Club, Shanghai
12 Mar 16... Opening of the exhibition Amie Siegel / Double Negative at Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, curator Yara Sonseca, for which we are proud to have been asked to participate in giving architectural support. Exhibition runs till 05th of June.
Dec 2015.... The video of our in lux.lge installation in Geneva is online!
01.Sept.2015..... our Munich office has moved to Westend: you will find us now in our gorgeous new office space in Schieβstättstraβe 24!
17.Feb.15..... Ben Busche gives conference for >>> APDI /// 19.30h at Roca Gallery, Madrid
february 2015....... our first project in China! >>> The wonderful and brilliant light maze parcours selfie park at New Town Plaza, Hong Kong, video by imagensubliminal
december 2014....... moon by imagensubliminal in vimeo
BRUT DELUXE celebrates 10th ANNIVERSARY!
Kick-off events on 28th of November.
10 years on the road ... and we are proud to announce we will celebrate it with NEW light installations in Madrid (Gran Vía) and Hong Kong, China!
september 2014...... dffb cinema refurbishment in Berlin finished at Sony Center, Potsdamer Platz
april 2014......... Ben Busche in El País - El Viajero
march 2014........... reedition of our video: installation for edp
december 2013 ....... berlin lights video in vimeo
october 2013...... m.poli movie in arq film fest in chile
august 2013...... m.poli movie in dezeen
july 2013..... m.poli - the movie - vimeo
may 2013....... brutdeluxe with two projects in book trama editorial >>> Miguel de Guzman / Architectural Photography
june 2011...... totem de.dos in archdaily
december 2010....... totem de.dos in dezeen
december 2010....... Ben Busche en El País
december 2010........ interview in EL PAIS semanal
february 2010...... Brut Deluxe in Pecha Kucha vol 08 MAD
december 2009....... Brut Deluxe in Planeta Beta >>> Episodio XXIII radio círculo Bellas Artes
publications (print media/ selection)
Diseño Interior nº 318, (Spain), July 2019 / New Media Installation (China), Sandu Pub. Co Ltd, Aug 2018 / bob (South Korea), Issue 168, July 2018, Professional Lighting Design Magazine (Germany), Nº 105, March/ April 2017 / Casa Viva (Mexico), Issue 84, May-June 2017 / Lumínica (Spain), issue nº 31, April 2017/ bob (South Korea), Issue 152, Feb 2017/ AD (Architectural Digest, China), December 2016/ Ephemeral Architecture, Promopress Editions (Spain) 2016/ Public Art Now (Sandu Pub. Co., China), 2016/ AD (Architectural Digest, China), December 2015/ Atlas of the World Housing (South Korea) Damdi Publishing Co., 2015/ Installation Design (China) Hi-Design Int. Publishing Co, 2015 / el cultural (Spain) April 2015/ Public Landscape (China), Hi-Design Int. Publishing Co., 2014/ obstanovka magazine (Belarus), April 2014/ landscape architecture (China) nº 109, February 2014/ ecoms (Japan) nº 37, February 2014/ LUX 275 (France), February 2014/ modo de vida (Puerto Rico) December 2013/ landscape paving (China) Phoenix Publishing & Media Inc., 2012/ Urban Landscape (China) Hi-Design Int. Publishing Co., 2012/ DC diseño de la ciudad (Spain) Issue 81, March 2012/ DC diseño de la ciudad (Spain) Issue 79, September 2011/ AV Monografías (Spain) Issue 140 Obra Mínima, June 2011/ paisea revista de paisajismo (Spain) Issue 13, June 2010/ aishti magazine (Lebanon), Issue 47, April 2010/ casa viva (Spain), Issue 62, March 2010/ move – architecture en motion (CH), Birkhäuser V., February 2010/ Materia (Italy), Issue 65 Architetture Attive, January 2010/ Detail (Germany), Issue 12 Experimentelles Bauen, December 2009/ Domes (Greece) Issue 83, Vol 08/09, September 2009/ Indian Architect & Builder (India), Vol 22 (12), August 2009/ CAIS (Portugal), nº 142, July 2009/ amc (France), hors série lumiere, June 2009/ arhitectura (Romania) nº 73, april 2009/ Interni (Russia), nº 11, March 2009/ Spacecraft 2 (Germany), Gestalten Verlag, Berlin 2009/ Arkitekten (Denmark), February 2009/ Tasarim (Turkey), nº 188, February 2009/ b-guided (Spain), nº 38, winter 2009/ Topos (Germany), nº 65, December 2008/ Architectural Review (UK), nº 1342, December 2008/ Architectural Record (USA), nº 12, December 2008/ arq./a (Portugal) arquitectura e arte, nº 63, October 2007/ Arena (South Korea), August 2008/ Design Quarterly (Australia), nº 30, August 2008/ Detail (Spain), nº 4, April 2008/ c3 (South Korea), nº 281, January 2008/ domus (Italy), nº 910, January 2010/ Construir (Portugal), nº 114, November 2007/ Paisajes Construcción (Spain), nº 33, November 2007/ Diseño Interior (Spain), nº 183, October 2007/ arq./a (Portugal) arquitectura e arte, nº 50, October 2007/ Detail (Spain), nº 4, July-August 2007/ arq./a (Portugal) arquitectura e arte, nº 43, October 2007/ a10magazine (EU), nº 14, march 2007/ wallpaper (UK), march 2007/ Arquitectura COAM (Spain), nº 347, 1T 2007/ Arquitectura e Vida (Portugal), nº 58, March 2005/ Concursos COAM (Spain), Iluminar Madrid, Edt. F. COAM, Madrid 2005/ arq./a (Portugal) arquitectura e arte, nº 28, December 2004/ Bauwelt (Germany), nº 48/04, December 2004/ Concursos COAM (Spain), construtec 2004, Edt. F. COAM, Madrid 2004
Game Changers, Somerset House, London, United Kingdom, April 2017 / Invisible Cities, Urban Multimedia Festival, Gorizia, Italy, section Incontri, June 2015 / 6th Budapest Architecture Film Days, Hungary, March 2014 / arq film fest, Santiago de Chile, Chile, October 2013 / Topos Landscape Award, Cracow, Poland, June 2010 / Expo 2010 Shanghai China, Madrid Pavillion, May - October 2010 / Premio Outros Mercados 2008, exhibited at Universidad do Minho, Portugal, November 2008, and Academia das Artes dos Açores, Portugal, December 2009 / Emerging Architecture 2008, RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), London, Great Britain, November 2008 / Perdidos, Fundación COAM, Madrid, Spain, May 2008 / emissâo zero, Ordem dos Arquitectos, secciâo regional sul, Portugal, October 2007 / Premio Outros Mercadus 2006, Delegación de Algarve, Portugal, October 2007, Centro Portugues de Design, November 2006 / Tres Concursos, Fundación COAM, Madrid, Spain, May 2005
lectures + symposiums
Ben Busche has been invited to participate in talks and to lectures showing the work of Brut Deluxe by multiple institutions and universities over the last years, like RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) in London, Great Britain, International MeiChen Art Club Shanghai, China, UCM (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), San Pablo CEU University in Madrid, UEM and UEM Valencia (Universidad Europea de Madrid), IED Madrid (Istituto Europeo di Design), COAM (Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid), APDI (Asociación Profesional de Diseñadores de Iluminación), Madrid, Spain, FAUTL (Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa) in Lisbon, Portugal, AUS (American University of Sharjah) United Arab Emirates, Chulalongkorn University (INDA), Bangkok, Thailand, BDA Hessen (Bund Deutscher Architekten) and Instituto Cervantes, Frankfurt, Germany, among others.
Ben Busche is teaching postgraduate Master of Lighting Design at IED Madrid (Istituto Europeo di Design) with Lara Elbaz and Maja Petric since 2016.