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Adaptive Strategies

Galo Patricio Moncayo Asan

Machines to exposed the unseen In present day architectural discourse, the mouse, the keyboard, hardware and software have become the main tools in the design process. These tools guide us in conscious and unconscious ways, influencing our way of working and thinking, therefore our design. In recent years, technological developments have started to close the gap between digital design and… 2023W, artistic Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Analog Algorithmic Aesthetics

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, etc.)This course intends to give students the possibility to explore the vast potential for unique and individual expression, which… 2024S, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Angewandte Mechanik - Industrial Design

Florian Medicus

This course ('Applied mechanics for Industrial Design') deals with the basic physical nature in order to apply these modes of operation onto/within student projects.  2024S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Applied Acoustics

Sophie Luger

The course aims at students interested in the acoustic impact and auditory perception of the built environment. It provides knowledge of sound generation and sound propagation fundamentals and enables one to understand and influence the possible auditory effects at an early design phase. Additional topics include the impact of sound on humans and potential strategies for reducing noise, explicitly concentrating… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Applied Design Concepts

Sophie Grell-Prix

Applied Design Concepts" is an advanced architectural design seminar that 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 and art. As part of the seminar, students will have opportunities to study and replicate projects/topics in architecture and art, to comprehend the conceptual… 2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 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… 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Cristina Díaz Moreno

Working as a laboratory and experimental office focused on the entangled relations between architecture and the urban, rather than as a conventional academic design studio, we strongly support a change of paradigm that could challenge the separation of our discipline from the reality surrounding it. Therefore, our grounded and precise, yet experimental, methodologies are fully engaged with the deep study… 2023W/2024S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Efrén García Grinda

2023W/2024S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Sam Jacob

Architecture as Representation. For architecture, representation is simultaneously a technical, cultural and political question. From drawings through models to buildings and beyond, the semester will explore architecture as a form of media itself. Thinking of architecture as representation allows us to explore its direct relations to culture, material and ideology. And so use work to ask questions about architecture's relationship… 2023W/2024S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Greg Lynn

Our mission is to engage contemporary culture and technology with architecturalinnovation in order to create new spatial experiences and invent new buildingtypes. Our studio embraces diversity and our students come from all placesaround the globe uniting knowledge and cultures in an intense studioenvironment.Our vision is to educate designers as thought leaders representing civic societyand a quality sustainable built environment. Our… 2023W/2024S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturgeschichte Österreichs

Matthias Boeckl

Survey of the most important episodes of Austrian architectural history in its international context. Topic in winter term 2023/24: Selected buildings from the Baroque to today. Lecture course in German. Registration via BASE required. The lecturecourse takes place online via ZOOM: https://dieangewandte-at.zoom.us/j/9062157277?pwd=KzY0eHllRENTZVNMVzNiUEF5SUpPUT09 Meeting-ID: 906 215 7277Kenncode: 970389 2023W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Bauphysik 1

Bernhard Sommer

This seminar initially was intended for students whose Bachelor degree has gaps in the field of building physics. There will be regular lectures on climate, thermal behaviour of buildings, thermal comfort, moisture in buildings, daylight supply, airborne noise and impact noise as well as room acoustics. The teaching methode will connect the theory to instant application in design byhands-on teaching… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Bauphysik 2

Bernhard Sommer

This seminar initially was intended for students whose Bachelor degree has gaps in the field of building physics. There will be regular lectures on climate, thermal behaviour of buildings, thermal comfort, moisture in buildings, daylight supply, airborne noise and impact noise as well as room acoustics. The teaching methode will connect the theory to instant application in design byhands-on teaching… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Biodesign

Petra Gruber

The course Biodesign combines an introduction into biodesign/biomimicry/biomimetics with a design project, using nature as a model for creating innovative solutions. The lecture part contains an introduction into the history, terminology, methodologies and different research fields and activities, including basic principles of design in nature, biological structures and materials, and ecological aspects. The design part is a research-based development that… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 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 single material is 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… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction B

Anja Jonkhans

Focus is on facade connections of resource-optimized and cycle-compatible design. Prominent architectural examples (both solid and lightweight construction) will be shown in the seminar. Followed by elaboration of details for an actual studio project. The seminar consists of 2 parts: 1) Lectures 2) Apply the acquired knowledge to your own studio project. 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction C

Clemens Preisinger

This seminar deals with construction systems and techniques currently used in the building industry - their properties, liabilities and how they are used to assemble large scale structures. A selection of typical structural problems will be discussed and contextualized by referring to existing buildings. 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Petra Gruber

The course accompanies Architectural Design 5 (the pre-diploma project). According to their individual interests, the students define a construction topic that supports and/or complements the studio's design brief. The architectural design is enriched by technical considerations. Experimental approaches that start from a careful examination of standard building methods and explore unconventional constructions are welcome. Suitable working methods are to be… 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Franz Sam

The course accompanies Architectural Design 5 (the pre-diploma project). According to their individual interests, the students define a construction topic that supports and/or complements the studio's design brief. The architectural design is enriched by technical considerations. Experimental approaches that start from a careful examination of standard building methods and explore unconventional constructions are welcome. Suitable working methods are to be… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Practice

Franz Sam

The seminar provides knowledge about practice-oriented processing of materials and technologies in workshops and on building sites.Specific basic lectures prepare the students for short seminars with selected companies of producers and processors to gain practical knowledge.The aim of the course is to inform students about current and new materials as well as manufacturing processes, and thus support current design processes… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Information Modeling

Michael Wögerbauer

The course will introduce students to office-level project development and BIM (REVIT). Therefore, each student is asked to develop a small-scale project. Each seminar is structured in three parts: The first part consists of a short lecture giving insights into all planning phases, from competition to construction. During the second part, all aspects will be put into the context of… 2023W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Circular Strategies

Petra Gruber

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall The urgent need for a new mindset within the building culture drives the core the Circular Strategies course. As our material world accounts… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Construction Management

Hans Lechner

Overview on the following content: Part 1 construction project management Part 2 planning services Part 3 planner assignments Part 4 project development Part 5 organisational structures Part 6 general planner Part 7 scheduling Part 8 schedule control Part 9 cost planning (according to standards) Part 10 in-depth cost planning Part 11 tender + award Part 12 Cost Control Part 13… 2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Design with Artificial Intelligence based Processes 1

Zeynep Aksöz Balzar

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 computers results in the emergence of novel design variations.… 2023W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Design with Artificial Intelligence based Processes 2

Zeynep Aksöz Balzar

This course offers an in-depth exploration into the pioneering role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the design realm, highlighting its emergence as a significant force within the creative industry. As we venture into relatively unexplored territories of AI applications, the course recognizes AI's potential to revolutionize design creativity through fostering an unprecedented collaboration between human intellect and computational power, thereby… 2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Digital Design and Full Scale Fabrication

Andrei Gheorghe

DigDesFab23 Design/Build of 1:1 Artifacts in collaboration with: Wolf Mangelsdorf, Florian Medicus 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 process will be enriched with virtual analyzing… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Digital Making - Learning

Daniela Kröhnert

Today digital design and fabrication technologies are an integral part of common design workflows and at the basis of architectural practice. The translation/transformation from design to digital and physical matter is shaped by a range of tools and processes which are affected by material properties, technological advancements, culture and skill. Besides determining the respective boundaries/confines of digital and physical space,… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Dissertant*innenseminar (Doktoratsstudium Künstlerische Forschung)

Efrén García Grinda

Seminar on Experimental Artistic Practices related with spatial settings and Architecture   2023W/2024S, artistic Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Energy Design A

Brian Cody

Based on your research, we will discuss the environmental impact - positive and negative - of your design from your earliest conceptual ideas. Together, we will develop your concepts to bring together design excellence and a sustainable construction strategy. Any idea goes: from passive strategies of how to re-use any amount of energy, material or component in a building to… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Energy Design B

Brian Cody

Based on your research, we will discuss the environmental impact - positive and negative - of your design from your earliest conceptual ideas. Together, we will develop your concepts to bring together design excellence and a sustainable construction strategy. Any idea goes: from passive strategies of how to re-use any amount of energy, material or component in a building to… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Energy Design Integration

Bernhard Sommer

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 develop design strategies that integrate architectural sciences, such as building physics and ecological engineering, into the design process. Energy Design: Energy Design is a design strategy, which allows to develop systems to balance the… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Environmental History and Theory: Building Environments

Tulay Atak

Environmental history and theory provides a way to consider architecture in relation to histories of energy, extraction, infrastructure, production, supply chain and labor. The environmental lens on history is a way to encompass all the elements of the built world (people, place, technology), allowing for making connections across a variety of scales from building details to cities. Environmental history and… 2024S, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Experimental Strategies Integration

Galo Patricio Moncayo Asan

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 design potential is honed, the ability for efficient cooperation that is crucial in their subsequent professional… 2023W/2024S, artistic Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Foreign Affairs I

Baerbel Mueller

[A]FA Tamale Old Airfield We are working towards the implementation of the first zone of [A]FA´s Tamale Old Airfield project, commissioned by the municipality of the city of Tamale, in northern Ghana. The lab brings together a material focus and landscaping design, with the aim of continuing to create environments for human and non-human co-existence from the micro to the… 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Foreign Affairs II

Baerbel Mueller

[A]FA INTERSPECIES NURSERY The intricate interconnections within ecosystems necessitate a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to research and prototyping. In collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the [A]FA Interspecies Nursery lab seeks to propose and construct contextually relevant spatial concepts that promote community building, shared spaces for learning, and using hardwood as a regenerative building material for vocational education… 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

History of Architecture Integration

Matthias Boeckl

Ongoing individual discussion and guidance of developing diploma thesis / of developing Pre-diploma-integration paper in architectural history. Dates by appointment. 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Inner Spaces / The Interior

Gregorio Lubroth

The seminar is the second part of a three part course that extends into the summer semester with a second seminar and concludes in an on-site summer workshop. Participation in all segments of the course is encouraged but not mandatory. The course focuses on the interior as a conceptual space formed by lived experiences. The interior should be understood as… 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Inner Spaces / The Interior

Chieh-Shu Tzou

The seminar is the second part of a three part course that extends into the summer semester with a second seminar and concludes in an on-site summer workshop. Participation in all segments of the course is encouraged but not mandatory. The course focuses on the interior as a conceptual space formed by lived experiences. The interior should be understood as… 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 2.0 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 register via the BASE. Course is… 2024S, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Kolloquium für Master- und Doktoratsstudierende

Tulay Atak

Ongoing individual discussion of developing dissertation. Dates by appointment. 2023W/2024S, Colloquium, 4.0 ECTS

Kolloquium für Master- und Doktoratsstudierende

Matthias Boeckl

Ongoing individual discussion of developing dissertation. Dates by appointment. 2023W/2024S, Colloquium, 4.0 ECTS

Kolloquium für Master- und Doktoratsstudierende

Anton Falkeis

Privatissimum for PhD students Doctoral research addresses the impact of technological, economic and social change and is aligned with current research interests of the department. Additionally, a PhD-Forum serves as an exchange platform supported by international university-cooperations. Master students are wellcome to apply. 2023W/2024S, Colloquium, 4.0 ECTS

Kolloquium für Master- und Doktoratsstudierende

Petra Gruber

The Colloquium accompanies Master- and Doctoral Theses in the thematic area of the Department for Building Construction, and serves for mentoring and support of students in the working process and in the elaboration of the contents. The colloquium offers various teaching formats as necessary, from individual discussion to common presentations and discussions across projects.  2023W/2024S, Colloquium, 4.0 ECTS

Learning from Environmental History and Theory: Agency of Others

Tulay Atak

Environmental history and theory provides a way to consider architecture in relation to histories of energy, extraction, infrastructure, production, supply chain and labor. The environmental lens on history is a way to encompass all the elements of the built world (people, place, technology), allowing for making connections across a variety of scales from building details to cities. Environmental history and… 2023W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Legal Conditions of Architecture

Gerald Fuchs

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 administrative procedures and services that (also) apply to architects, tort law, the respective liability issues - especially by Austrian Law. 2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Machining PRAXIS in Architecture 1

Afshin Koupaei

Brief. (Machining PRAXIS in Architecture -1, will explore the applications of Computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines and machining technologies in architectural design and making. The course will cover techniques of machining relevant for architects and processes of assembly. Students will learn how to choose the appropriate materials and machining tools in order to acquire the required end-product quality/accuracy. The course's… 2023W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Machining PRAXIS in Architecture 2

Afshin Koupaei

This course emphasizes using advanced machining technologies in architectural design and making. Utilizing machining not only as a means for making but also as an apparatus for design is at the core of Machining PRAXIS in Architecture. Students will operate based on the knowledge gathered from the individual experiments of MPA-1 for the design, development, and making of a real-scale… 2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

OTHER MATTER Exploring Spatial and Curatorial Strategies with Augmented Reality

Valerie Messini

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION Does architecture always need to be physical? What ways of spatial expression, notation, extension, and new awareness can be achieved and designed through media? And what role could AR play in (re)programming and extending space, in exhibition design, performance spaces, or within the confinements of our habitat? In this course, we will investigate the possibilities of virtual and… 2024S, Projektarbeit, 2.0 ECTS

OTHER MATTER Exploring Spatial and Curatorial Strategies with Augmented Reality

Bence Pap

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION Does architecture always need to be physical? What ways of spatial expression, notation, extension, and new awareness can be achieved and designed through media? And what role could AR play in (re)programming and extending space, in exhibition design, performance spaces, or within the confinements of our habitat? In this course, we will investigate the possibilities of virtual and… 2024S, Projektarbeit, 2.0 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. 2023W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

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