Urban Strategies and Theory of the Landscape

Andrea Börner
Architecture, Urban Strategies
2017W, Seminar (SE), 2.0 semester hours, course number S01522

Description

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Every spatial manipulation of a given environment triggers changes of an existing, complex system of mutual dependencies. As the natural and cultural environment is constituted by manifold reciprocal relationships between material and immaterial conditions, the particular temporal, geographical and socio-political situation make up the specific framework for adopting change. By means of selected examples, common paradigms of urban and spatial organizational principles are critically reflected in order to reassess their relevance in regard to actual political and societal dynamics.

Within a past-future scenario in 10 scale-jumps, this semester we speculate on future geographies of a European productive urban landscape, impacting Vienna. Special attention is given to the role and reasoning of the architectural, planning and spatial disciplines as a driving force to comprehend the past, current and future state of our built environment with an emphasis on the speculative and visionary power to alter our understanding of realty and/or realty itself. The course puts emphasis on shifting from a static understanding to a dynamic view over processes in time, the latter gaining again a central role in the understanding of what might be called a planetary spatial revolution in earthly urbanization.

Examination Modalities

Oral Exam / Presentation: graphical/written investigation of a given topic with negotiable focus, related to the subject of the course

Dates

10 October 2017, 12:00–14:00 IOA-Meeting Room VZA, 3rd floor (preliminary discussion)
24 October 2017, 12:00–14:00 IOA-Meeting Room VZA, 3rd floor
31 October 2017, 12:00–14:00 IOA-Meeting Room VZA, 3rd floor
28 November 2017, 12:00–14:00 IOA-Meeting Room VZA, 3rd floor
14 December 2017, 12:00–14:00 IOA-Meeting Room VZA, 3rd floor
16 January 2018, 12:00–17 January 2018, 14:00 (examination)

Course Enrolment

Until 10 October 2017, 12:00
via email: andrea.boerner@uni-ak.ac.at

Architecture (Master): Theory of Living Spaces (3.0 ECTS)

Fine Arts (2. Section): Free Electives out of Scientific and Research Practice (3.0 ECTS)

Fine Arts (2. Section): Media Theory,Art&Knowledge Transfer,Th. of Architecture,Th. and Hist. of Design (3.0 ECTS)

Fine Arts: Specialisation in Photography (2. Section): Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte (2.0 ECTS)

Fine Arts: Specialisation in Graphics (2. Section): Geisteswissenschaftliche LV nach Wahl (2.0 ECTS)

Fine Arts: Specialisation in Painting (2. Section): Geisteswissenschaftliche LV nach Wahl (2.0 ECTS)

Stage Design (1. Section): Kultur- u. Geistesgeschichte (2.0 ECTS)

Stage Design (2. Section): Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte (2.0 ECTS)

Design: Specialisation in Applied Photography and Time-based Media (2. Section): Humanities (3.0 ECTS)

Design: Specialisation in Graphic Design (2. Section): Humanities (3.0 ECTS)

Design: Specialisation in Graphics and Advertising (2. Section): Humanities (3.0 ECTS)

Design: Specialisation in Fashion Design (1. Section): Free Elective Pool Methodological and Theoretical Basics (3.0 ECTS)

Industrial Design (2. Section): Theory and Design History (3.0 ECTS)

Conservation and Restoration (2. Section): Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte (2.0 ECTS)

subject Fine Arts / Art and Communication Practices (1. Section): Aus Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften (2.5 ECTS)

subject Fine Arts / Art and Communication Practices (2. Section): Aus Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur (2.0 ECTS)

subject Fine Arts / Art and Communication Practices (2. Section): Aus Kunst und Kulturwissenschaften, (davon min. 4 SSt SE) (2.5 ECTS)

subject Textile Design / Textiles - Art, Design, Styles (1. Section): Aus Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften (2.0 ECTS)

subject Textile Design / Textiles - Art, Design, Styles (2. Section): Aus Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften (mind. 4 SSt SE) (2.5 ECTS)

subject Handicrafts / Design, Architecture and Environment (1. Section): Aus Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften (2.0 ECTS)

subject Handicrafts / Design, Architecture and Environment (2. Section): Aus Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur (2.0 ECTS)

subject Handicrafts / Design, Architecture and Environment (2. Section): Aus Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften, (min. 4 SSt SE) (2.5 ECTS)

Art Education: subject dae (Bachelor): FOR: aus Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur bzw. des Design (wahlweise) (3.0 ECTS)

Art Education: subject dae (Bachelor): FOR: Lehrveranstaltungen nach Wahl aus Wissenschaftliche Praxis (3.0 ECTS)

Art Education: subject dex (Bachelor): FOR: aus Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur bzw. des Design (wahlweise) (3.0 ECTS)

Art Education: subject dex (Bachelor): FOR: Lehrveranstaltungen nach Wahl aus Wissenschaftliche Praxis (3.0 ECTS)

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Art Education: subject tex (Bachelor): FOR: aus Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur bzw. des Design (wahlweise) (3.0 ECTS)

Art Education: subject tex (Bachelor): FOR: Lehrveranstaltungen nach Wahl aus Wissenschaftliche Praxis (3.0 ECTS)

Media Arts: Specialisation in Digital Arts (2. Section): Architekturtheorie, Architekturgeschichte (2.0 ECTS)

Media Arts: Specialisation in Transmedia Arts (2. Section): Architekturtheorie, Architekturgeschichte (2.0 ECTS)

TransArts - Transdisciplinary Arts (Bachelor): Theoretical foundations (3.0 ECTS)

co-registration: possible (3.0 ECTS)

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