Chris Woebken (b. Hamburg, DE) is a speculative design practitioner, educator, and co-founder of the Extrapolation Factory, a participatory-futures studio. Chris lives and works in New York City and he is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP),  Parsons School of Design and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Chris earned a Masters Degree in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art in London. Recently his work was awarded a MacDowell Fellowship (19), the Shed‘s Open Call grant (19) as well as a Graham Foundation Individual Grant (19). His work has been exhibited widely including the MoMA in New York, NCCA National Center for Contemporary Art in Moscow, and the China National Museum in Beijing. He has created special commissions for Z33 in Leuven, Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and ZKM in Karlsruhe and his work is in museum and private collections.

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studio: New Lab (Studio 206), 19 Morris Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA, Twitter

Current and upcoming:
Oslo Architecture Triennale: Degrowth’
26 Sept – 24 Nov 2019
Oslo, NO

‘Exhibit Columbus, Washington Street Installations’
24 Aug - 1 Dec 2019
Columbus, IN, US

‘Metro Test Zones’
17 August 2019 (11am- 1pm)
The Shed, NYC, NY, US