van Aubel


Marjan van Aubel is an award-winning solar designer whose innovative practice spans the fields of sustainability, design and technology.  

As an energy pioneer, van Aubel works in collaboration with scientists, engineers and institutions to promote extreme efficiency through design


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Caventou is featured in the British Council’s Invention in Design film – proving Marjan van Aubel is as much a British inventor as she is a Dutch design innovator!


Watch the film here.

Caventou featured in British Invention in Design film


Studio Dialogue 1

Solar Democracy

Studio film Nieuwe Instituut


Foam China

Foaming expanding porcelain

Foaming volcanic rock

This is an impression of a research trip to the island of Stromboli by James Shaw and Marjan van Aubel.