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Privatissimum für Dissertant*innen

Mario Carpo

  tutorials will be offered on demand as the student is finishing writing her dissertation.  the final text will be read and annotated when the student is ready to submit  2023W/2024S, Privatissimum, 4.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für Dissertant*innen

Sanford Kwinter

2023W/2024S, Privatissimum, 4.0 ECTS

Privatissimum für Dissertant*innen

Greg Lynn

The PhD program in Architecture offers an academic degree to scholars with the proven capacity for original specialized research in architecture, and the ability to achieve eminence in the field. Applicants should have completed a first professional degree in architecture (a five-year Bachelor of Architecture degree or a professional Master of Architecture degree), should be able to demonstration clear communication… 2023W/2024S, Privatissimum, 4.0 ECTS

Raum und Konstruktion

Eldine Heep

Die Vorlesung befasst sich mit der Konstruktion von Raum und Innenräumen im speziellen. Anhand von gebauten Beispielen (Lokal, Shop, Ausstellung, Büro,..) wird der Prozess von Entwurf bis zum umgesetzten Projekt an der Schnittstelle von Architektur und Design nähergebracht. Als Teil der Lehrveranstaltung sind mehrere Exkursionen geplant. Am Ende werden die behandelten Themen in zwei Workshops, in denen die Studierenden ein/en… 2023W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Special Topics in Architecture

Anton Falkeis

Urban Change_Next City Against the backdrop of climate change and the confluence of related global challenges we will have to rethink future urban development in social, cultural, economic and environmental dimensions. Based on the assumption that we will not be able to meet the goals set by the Paris agreement we will develop and discuss strategies of climate change adaptation.… 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Strategy of Communication

Wojciech Czaja

Most Architects just open their mouths, and nobody understands what they are talking about. Do you know that kind of experience? This seminar and workshop will help you to learn how to express yourself in different situations talking to different target groups such as architects, clients, investors, tenants, children or local citizens. You will have the opportunity to practice building… 2023W, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Structural Design A

Wolf Mangelsdorf

First part of the seminar is a compact lecture series, which will provide a recap and overview of the principles of structural design and its application using built and unbuilt examples, with four lectures in total and time for discussion and further explanations. Following that, students will analyze the structural systems and performance of a suitable built example of their… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Structural Design B

Wolf Mangelsdorf

This seminar will explore the integration of architectural and structural design using case studies (built examples). Students will be working in groups. In the first part, you will be studying structural, construction, architectural and conextual aspects based one of the case studies. In the second part you will be looking critically at how the structural/architectural integration could have been resolved… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Structural Design Integration

Andrei Gheorghe

Integration of Structural design concepts into the architectural project. One to one tutorial based on appointment. Appointment managed through a google calendar run by Andrei Gheorghe. Appointments on Wednesday afternoons. Appointment length 20 minutes.   2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Structural Design Integration

Wolf Mangelsdorf

Integration of Structural design concepts into the architectural (studio) project. One to one tutorial based on appointment. Appointment managed through a google calendar run by Andrei Gheorghe. Appointments on Wednesday afternoons. Appointment length 20 minutes. 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Structure, Material, Tectonics and Space

Wolf Mangelsdorf

The production of most of our current building materials requires large amounts of energy and produces unsustainable levels of greenhouse gas emissions. What are the emerging alternatives? What are the new materials that are being researched and tested? More importantly, what impact do they have on the tectonics of our buildings. What are the structural constraints and opportunities, and what… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Sustainable Design

Bernhard Sommer

The weather is a deterministically chaotic system. As a consequence, the task to sustainably design the built environment is highly complex, the environment including human activity is a highly complex system. There is no final or generally valid evaluation scheme for the ecological compatibility of buildings or even urban development, the topic seems too complex for that. But there are… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Team - Building - Mediation

Sophie Grell-Prix

The seminar "Team Building Mediation" delves into the topics of mediation and team building, offering a comprehensive approach to understanding and managing interpersonal conflicts in organizational and creative contexts. The focus of this lecture is on exploring the dynamic interactions among team members in architectural projects. Teamwork is a fundamental element of the architectural creative process, as projects often require… 2023W, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Techniques and Tools for Computational Modeling

Clemens Preisinger

This seminar deals with the application of numerical simulation methods and the fundamental concepts on which they build. The focus lies on structural analysis. After an introduction into the basic concepts of computer programming it will be shown how these can be used to write custom simulation code. 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Theory of Architecture 1

Tulay Atak

Theory of Arch 1 presents a survey of architectural theory from around 1945 to this day, with emphasis on contemporary developments since the nineties including formalism, postmodernism and digital design as well as the impact that cultural theories and movements like feminism, environmentalism and decolonization have made on architectural thought. The course will trace the transformation of architectural ideas, articulate… 2023W, Lecture and Discussion, 2.0 ECTS

Theory of Architecture 2

Tulay Atak

Theory of Arch 2 (term 2) will consist of lectures, seminar discussions and class presentations. It will trace the transformation of architectural ideas, articulate the links between specific examples and their social and cultural contexts, deepen the theoretical underpinnings of architectural form and map the limits of how the field of architecture has expanded in order to address contemporary questions.… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Theory of Architecture Integration

Tulay Atak

Ongoing group and individualdiscussions for developing a diploma thesis in architecture with a focus on architectural theory.  2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Theory of Living Spaces

Andrea Börner

The course draws attention to diverse connotations and contradictory relations of Wastelands to living spaces. By means of individual narrations, we adopt all sorts of possible and—maybe impossible—vantage points of exploration, demonstrated by actual situations the world currently produces. 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Tragkonstruktionen - Industrial Design

Florian Medicus

Introduction into 'Structural Design' as a essential aspect of Materialization in general and fundamental  application within Industrial Design. 2023W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Urban Strategies Integration

Andrea Börner

Urban Strategies Integration provides a framework for articulating and deepening an urban aspect of the pre-diploma project. In individual meetings, students are guided through the process of formulating and testing a hypothesis by anchoring their reasoning in urban discourses on a relevant focus of their choice. Note: Individual projects do not have to tackle large-scale urban designs in order to… 2023W/2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Urban Strategies and Theory of the Landscape

Andrea Börner

In lectures, readings and discussion, and by means of selected examples, common paradigms of urban and spatial organizational principles are critically reflected in order to reassess their relevance with regard to current dynamics. PRODUCTIVE.LAND looks at different scales of urbanized landscapes questioning the relationship between densely built cores and seemingly supportive hinterlands. Through written essays, we explore —and speculate with… 2023W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

[applied] Foreign Affairs Integration

Baerbel Mueller

[Applied] Foreign Affairs Integration provides pre-diploma students the framework to incorporate an experimental, transcultural and transdisciplinary approach and the expertise of [A]FA to feed their thesis interests on a methodological, thematic, and artistic level. Thereby, "applied research" is central. The outcome of the course will be an individual collection of "fragments of knowledge", in the format of a "set of… 2024S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

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