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Show RCA 2019

Nicola Hornaecker

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Major project:

I am designing modular structures, which can be covered with ivy and rapidly deployed into urban areas. Ivy is a plant that works efficiently at purifying pollutants from the air. The structures are made with metal and built as an intervention, close to highly frequented roads. Ivy will clean the pollutants from the air and bring green to the city.


  • I am interested in sculpture and product design. I am a wood sculptor and designer. I like working with different materials, such as stone, clay, concrete,  and metal... I like the handcrafted approach to my work.

  • Previous degrees

  • Degree in Journeyman Wood Carving, Städtischen Berufsfachschule für das Holzbildhauerhandwerk, Munich, 2012; BA Product Design, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy, 2016
Royal College of Art