van Aubel


Marjan van Aubel Studio is an award-winning innovative solar design practice that brings solar energy into daily life. Designing for a positive future through combining the fields of sustainability, design and technology.


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Cupboards made out of self-developed foam porcelain, a new material that has the capabilities of producing lightweight objects that can be handled in a similar way as china. Just like bread, the foam literally rises in the kiln, expanding itself about 300% its original volume.

Final Show – Rietveld Academy

De Porseleinkast

Solar Producer

Studio Dialogue 3

Studio Dialogue 2

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.