The Team

Annick Meiers

Annick has been planning and organizing the participatory construction of the Äerdschëff from April 2018 on. She is a supervisor of the volunteers helping with the project. She is also taking care of external communication, strategic development and administrative tasks of the Äerdschëff project.

Myriam Gengler

Mim joined the Äerdschëff team in July 2019.  She has always been pulled towards ecological and social subjects and felt inspired to become part of this courageous project with its innovative approach of building in a participatory way to learn and teach together.

Rodrigo Vergara

Rodrigo coordinated the technical aspects of the project from November 2016 to July 2020. He also takes care of the administration and IT sides of the Äerdschëff project. He is working on the aquaponics system for the building where plants and fishes are mutually growing in a closed cycle and coordinates the post-construction phase of Äerdschëff.

Katy Fox (currently on parental leave)

Katy initiated and founded CELL – Centre for Ecological Learning Luxembourg – the Transition hub in Luxembourg. She coordinated the design of the project as well as the facilitation between the various partners. She was the contact person for the finance and business partners. She was also organising the logistic and the communication strategies. Katy worked for the project from its begining to March 2018 and rejoined the team for the post-construction phase in July 2020.

Benjamin Klein
With his interest in permaculture and ecological design and his background in environmental engineering, Benjamin Klein joined the team in July 2020. He develops the technical aspects of our educational programme and is coordinating the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership iACT (Action for Community Transition).

Ledina Mahmutaj

Ledina got involved in the project in 2019 as an European Volunteer. As an architect she is always been intrigued and fascinated by sustainable ways of construction in particularly Earthships and happily joined the team in July 2021.

Nora Lehners

Fascinated by nature, Nora joined the team in October 2021 to replace Katy Fox during her parental leave. With her background in social an educational sciences she coordinates the project pathways to resilience.