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Adaptive Strategies

Galo Patricio Moncayo Asan

This Semester we will be working on a currently open call of an ongoing student competion. The course can be combined with next semester´s Energy Design Strategies . Both courses will be held subsequently and they will culminate with the dealine of the competition, Tuesday, 31 March 2020 by 4pm. In addition to the competion brief we will be applying… 2019W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Applied Design Concepts

Sophie Grell-Prix

ABOUT:Applied Design Concepts is conducted by Sophie C. Grell and Jose Carlos Lopez Cervantes Applied Design Concepts is an advanced architectural design seminar which examines the connection between conceptual understanding of design and form generation. Students will revisit formal outputs derived from relevant conceptual approaches within the discipline of architecture. Essential knowledge will be acquired by modeling. First by looking… 2020S, Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Applied Design Concepts

Jose Lopez

Due to the current circumstances this seminar will turn into distance learning system. The content of it will not change from what was originally programmed, but the classes will be adapted to ensure a high quality education adapted to this new format. Therefore the initial condensed block format will change to a greater number but shorter online classes with the… 2020S, Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Architectural Computer Generated Imagery

Armin Hess

The course will address various topics within the field digital imagery and CG production. By introducing advanced tools and techniques and through productive experimentation we will also address the ongoing discussion around the digital realm, image sciences and the iconic turn. Students are invoked to further develop their technical abilities as well as define/refine an attitude towards their style of… 2019W, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Cristina Díaz Moreno

COVID-19 INFO: Please register to this course for efficient communication during the lock down! Only students of studio Diaz Moreno & Garcia Grinda  are eligible to register. Due to the current situation the studio and tutorials are conducted virtually via videoconferences and email communication. 2019W/2020S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Efren Garcia Grinda

COVID-19 INFO: Please register to this course for efficient communication during the lock down! Only students of studio Diaz Moreno & Garcia Grinda  are eligible to register. Due to the current situation the studio and tutorials are conducted virtually via videoconferences and email communication. 2019W/2020S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Hani Rashid

The studio focuses on the development of conceptual, practical and critical skills for creating new, compelling and future­ oriented architecture. The studio' s interest moves within architecture as an object­ driven pursuit, towards an environmental and phenomenological response. Architecture gets examined as an atmospheric, optical and experimental phenomenon which addresses intelligent and effective solutions towards new forms of dwelling and… 2019W/2020S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Greg Lynn

COVID-19 INFO for Studio LYNN students: Please register to this course for efficient communication during the lock down!  ONLY STUDIO LYNN students are eligible to register!!! 2019W/2020S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturgeschichte Österreichs

Matthias Boeckl

Survey of the most important episodes of Austrian architectural history in the international context. Topic in Winter Term 2019: Victorian and pre-modernist age, 1867-1898 Lecture course in German. Subscription via BASE recommended for current info, course starts on Oct 10, 2019 2019W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Building Construction A

Franz Sam

The lecture imparts expertise on the interplay of building parts in constructions, while taking into account selected building materials.The focus is concepts of "monomateriality" - i.e., one singel material ist used for creating the volume, the load bearing structure and the skin of the building. Special attention is also given to the strains having an impact on the building and… 2019W, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction B

Anja Jonkhans

Focus is laid upon facade connections. Prominent architectural examples (massiv- as well as lightweight construction) will be shown in the seminar. Afterwards development of details for current studio project. For all building construction courses pre-start in winterterm: A 3-day course „Building Construction Basics“ on 7 (11 am - 1:30 pm ), 8 (9:30 am - 12) and 9 October 2019… 2020S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction C

Franz Sam

Building Constructions C / Innovative Building Constructions Please note that the lesson format has been changed to distance teaching the seminar imparts expertise on the interplay of construction elements in buildings for extreme demands and strains (extreme climatic conditions, high loads, extreme position and assembly conditions, exeptional building dimensions and span of the load bearing structure, complex shapes, special material… 2020S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Karin Raith

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, THE ENTIRE COURSE WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM. Content: Based on the topic of the pre-diploma project (Architectural Design 5), the construction will be developed in an integrative process parallel to the design. In this way, students test the interaction of architectural parameters - such as the influence of constructive decisions on the overall concept (and vice… 2019W/2020S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Franz Sam

Please note that the lesson ,,seminar,, format has been changed to distance teaching Based on the topic of the studio design project (Architectural design 5) the construction design shall be developed concurrently with the form and spatial design in an integrative process.Focusing its content on to the aspects of realisation of building constructions as well as the process of cooperation… 2020S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Anja Jonkhans

Organizational frame: According to the Curriculum of the Architecture master programme, 9 ECTS from the subject groups “Realisation”, “Theory”, and “Management, Practice and Communication” must be completed as integrated courses in connection with Architectural Design (Architectural Design 5). Students will work on the contents of the various subjects based on their own designs (§ 5 par. 7). Building Construction Integration… 2019W, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Information Modeling

Torsten Künzler

Working with Autodesk Revit, there will be an introduction to the principles of the creation of an architectural BIM-model. Together we will develop an exemplary model showing the main aspects of BIM and how to use: Visual Progamming using Dynamo Data exchange IFC Data format You should get a basic knowledge of the meaning of BIM in the construction industry… 2019W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

CNC - Computer Numeric Control

Ivan Tochev

Die LVA findet bis auf Weiteres über Zoom statt. Einladungslinks für die Termine werden auf der ownCloud vor den Einheiten kommuniziert. Normalerweise wird die LVA auf Englisch abgehalten. Im Kurs werden die Möglichkeiten computergesteuerter Fertigungsanlagen und Prozesse erläutert, beschrieben werden auch Anwendungen aus den Bereichen Architekturmodellbau und Prototypenbau. Die verschiedene CNC-Technologien werden erklärt und verglichen. Anschließend wird eine CAM-Software unterrichtet… 2019W/2020S, Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Construction Management 1

Hans Lechner

See the German version; the course is taught in German only; you are free to present your seminar work in English. Dates will be in May/June (2 sessions). 2020S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Construction Management 2

Hans Lechner

See the German version; the course is taught in German only; you are free to present your seminar work in English. Dates will be in May/June (2 sessions). 2020S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Design with Artificial Intelligence based Processes

Zeynep Aksöz

This course covers the application of artificial intelligence in the design process. The use of AI in the creative industry is an emerging field, where the use cases are investigated but not widely documented yet. Though these algorithms bring a new approach to design creativity where the interaction between humans and computer result in the emergence of novel design variations.… 2020S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Digital Design Technology 1

Armin Hess

2019W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Digital Design Technology 2

Daniela Kröhnert

Digitally printed matter is often lacking the irregular, vivid and tactile qualities of analog drawings that are results of a plethora of parameters of the physical world and its materialities (i.a. bleeding or drying of the inkpen, smudges, scratches, humidity changes, ...)This course intends to give students the possibility to explore the vast potential for unique and individual expression, which… 2020S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Digital Design and Full Scale Fabrication

Andrei Gheorghe

DigDesFab19 - 3D Printed Concrete Expressions Design/Build of Digital Artifacts in 3D printed concrete (in cooperation with PrintStones GmbH) This class teaches the application of contemporary digital design and fabrication methods in applied, full-scale implementations. Student groups will generate knowhow through the analysis of reference examples, and will design parametric structures in full-scale by using easily processable materials. The design… 2019W, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Einführung in Digital Prototyping

Ivan Tochev

Die LVA findet bis auf Weiteres über Zoom statt. Einladungslinks für die Termine werden auf der ownCloud vor den Einheiten kommuniziert. Normalerweise wird die LVA auf Englisch abgehalten. Im Kurs werden die Möglichkeiten computergesteuerter Fertigungsanlagen und Prozesse mit Akzent auf Rapid Prototyping erläutert, beschrieben werden auch Anwendungen aus den Bereichen Modellbau, Formenbau und Prototypenbau. Die verschiedene Technologien werden erklärt und… 2019W/2020S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 1.0 ECTS

Energy Design A

Brian Cody

The precise task will be sent to the registered students after kick-off.Based on your design research, in the seminar, you will discuss how architecture can contribute solutions for temporary living. Any idea goes: from passive strategies of how to re-use any amount of energy in a building to energy producing algae farms you can live in. Interactive strategies are as… 2019W, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Energy Design B

Brian Cody

Based on your design research, in the seminar, we will discuss the environmental impact of your design ideas from your earliest conceptual ideas. Any idea goes: from passive strategies of how to re-use any amount of energy, material or component in a building to energy producing algae farms you can live in. Interactive strategies are as much welcome as precise… 2020S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Energy Design Integration

Bernhard Sommer

Prerequisite:This course can only be chosen during your pre-diploma (5th semester) and has to be based on your pre-diploma studio project. Motivation:The impact of environmental and ecological parameters becomes increasingly formative in architectural design. To give architects a head start within this discourse, this course aims to develope design strategies that integrate architectural sciences, such as buliding physics and ecological… 2019W/2020S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Energy Design Strategies

Bernhard Sommer

Motivation: The impact of environmental and ecological parameters becomes increasingly formative in architectural design. To give architects a head start within this discourse, this course aims to develope design strategies that integrate architectural sciences, such as buliding physics and ecological engineering, into the design process. Energy Design Strategies: Energy Design is seen as a design strategy, which allows to develope… 2020S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Experimental Strategies Integration

Galo Patricio Moncayo Asan

Experimental Strategies Integration Integrated courses must be completed in connection with Architectural Design (Architectural Design 5). Students are to work on the contents of the various subjects based on their own designs. In the subject group „Instrumentarium“ students develop methods to manage and communicate their designs set in current economical, ecological, and political contexts. In this way, the students` artistic… 2020S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Foreign Affairs I

Bärbel Müller

[a]FA Damascus Dialogues [applied] Foreign Affairs will collaborate with the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Damascus and the Damascus based Studio Reparametrize (as part of their ongoing project Recoding Post-War-Syria/Zamalka). Five students in the Master of Architecture program will be selected from each institution to participate in the lab. Acupunctural interventions as the seeds for community building: The… 2019W/2020S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Foreign Affairs II

Bärbel Müller

In the summerterm 2020 [a]FA II will work on the post-production of previous lab projects such as: - [a]FA NEW GUABULIGA MARKET: furniture design to complete the realized project; distant coaching of market commitee in Guabuliga, Ghana; work on portfolios, articles, publications in Vienna - [a]FA CONAKRY PLAY URBAN: work on text based reflections of the winter term 2019/20 field… 2019W/2020S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

History and Theory of Landscapes I

Karin Raith

Topic of the academic year 2019/20: Garden concepts. Throughout human history, the garden has not only served practical purposes such as food production, but has also always been a model of an ideal habitat, a microcosm. In this respect, it was and still is both a critique of existing reality and a design for a better world. It reflects political… 2019W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

History and Theory of Landscapes II

Karin Raith

Topic of the academic year 2019/20: Garden concepts Throughout human history, the garden has not only served practical purposes such as food production, but has also always been a model of an ideal habitat, a microcosm. In this respect, it was and still is both a critique of existing reality and a design for a better world. It reflects political… 2020S, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

History of Architecture Integration

Matthias Boeckl

Ongoing discussion and guidance of developing diploma thesis / of developing Pre-diploma-integration paper in architectural history.   Until further notice the course is given online (Info via Email). 2019W/2020S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Key Episodes of Western Architecture

Matthias Boeckl

The lecture course investigates a selection of key episodes of the history of Western architecture that influenced architectural production until today. The most important innovation steps in their development are presented. The topics range from the "first house" via the consequences of the Copernican Revolution to the digital age. Lecture course in English. Please subscribe for current info. No additional… 2020S, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Legal Conditions of Architecture

Petra Rindler

The course covers the essential legal matters that are relevant to architects and provides with practical tools and guidance to mitigate and avoid legal problems. The main focus of the course are the applicable laws on contracts for work and services that (also) apply to architects, the provisions governing the legal fees and the profession of architects, tort law, the… 2020S, Vorlesungen, 4.0 ECTS

Plandarstellung für Industrial Designer

Anja Jonkhans

Theoretical basics of the plan presentation, building regulations, standards, construction project procedure. Subsequently, plan execution (plan for submission) for the building authority. 2019W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für DissertantInnen

Anton Falkeis

According to the order of the Federal Government and the measures implemented by the university no courses with physical presence will take place. Please switch to communication via e-mail exclusively.  The course and PhD Forum will be transfered to ZOOM meetings. 2019W/2020S, Privatissimum, 2.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für DissertantInnen

Greg Lynn

Conducted via Zoom.  2019W/2020S, Privatissimum, 2.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für DissertantInnen

Karin Raith

Support, criticism and guidance for writing a dissertation. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ALL COMMUNICATION WILL BE DONE VIA E-MAIL OR ZOOM. 2019W/2020S, Privatissimum, 2.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für DissertantInnen

Patrik Schumacher

2019W/2020S, Privatissimum, 2.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für DissertantInnen

Sanford Kwinter

individual  mentoring, remotley 2019W/2020S, Privatissimum, 2.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für DissertantInnen

Hani Rashid

Due to the corona virus conducted via Zoom and email. Please contact studio.rashid@uni-ak.ac.at for inquiries. 2019W/2020S, Privatissimum, 2.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für DissertantInnen

Matthias Boeckl

Ongoing discussion of developing dissertation. Until further notice the course is given online (Info via Email).   2019W/2020S, Privatissimum, 2.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für DissertantInnen - Seminar

Klaus Bollinger

2019W/2020S, Privatissimum, 2.0 ECTS

Raum und Konstruktion

Karin Raith

Construction is both an instrument for producing spaces and objects and a means of artistic expression - a sort of language. The course imparts basic knowledge of the syntax and vocabulary of this language and deals with key construction principles applicable to physical objects of various sizes (articles of daily use, furniture, and especially architecture). Which physical and geometrical laws… 2019W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Special Topics in Architecture

Anton Falkeis

Urban Change_Next City - discussing multiple urban futures The course will focus on urban change and the role of architecture within this process of transformation. Since Cities in general are condensed descriptions of urban life – consequently they are focal points of global challenges too. They are complex systems that can no longer be understood as spatial entities. Today´s cities… 2019W/2020S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Strategy of Communication

Wojciech Czaja

2019W, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Structural Design A

Klaus Bollinger

INTRODUCTORY SESSION WEDNESDAY 16th OCTOBER AT 11:00 IN SR 3 If you want to attend this class, presence at introductory session is required ! This seminar will teach knowhow in integrated design through advanced structural - constructive, art and architectural historical as well as technological analysis of built references (Case Studies). It will emphasize on the successful combination of design… 2019W, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Structural Design B

Klaus Bollinger

Please join the Introductory session on Wednesday 11th March @ 11am in Seminarraum 3. Participation at the introductory session is mandatory if you intend to pursue this class. This seminar will teach knowhow in integrated design through advanced structural - constructive, art and architectural historical as well as technological analysis of built references (Case Studies). It will emphasize on the… 2020S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

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