Master programme in Engineering Sciences, 6 semesters (180 ECTS)
65 courses

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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… 2020W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Akt und Naturstudien

Judith P Fischer

With the figure drawing, an essential part of the subject study, a discipline of ever new combinations of historical examples and contemporary approaches, the connection between traditional and progressive as well as formally bound and artistic free content is examined. 2020W/2021S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Aktzeichnen

Judith P Fischer

Mit dem Aktzeichnen, einem wesentlichen des Faches Objektstudium, einer Disziplin aus immer wieder neuen neuen Kombinationen historischer Beispiele und zeitgenössischer Ansätze, wird die Vermischung von traditionellen und progressiven und von formal gebundenen und künstlerischen freien Inhalten untersucht. 2020W/2021S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 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, ...)This course intends to give students the possibility to explore the vast potential for unique and individual expression, which… 2021S, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Angewandte Geometrie 1

Georg Glaeser

The lecture is about theory and the numerous applications of geometry. The practical portion delves deeper into the subjects of the course. Students have the chance to select several of these subjects, to research them further, and to present their results. A special emphasis is put on the ability to express oneself using geometrically correct terminology, on the clarity of… 2020W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 3.0 ECTS

Angewandte Geometrie 2

Georg Glaeser

2021S, Vorlesungen, 1.0 ECTS

Angewandte Mathematik

Georg Glaeser

This lecture is different from standard lectures about mathematics. Its aim is primarily to solidify A-level mathematical knowledge and to be able to put theory into practice. For this reason, it will not include the typical definition - theorem - proof strategy. The book "Math Tools -- 500+ Applications in Science and Arts" (German version: "Der mathematische Werkzeugkasten -- Anwendungen… 2020W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 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… 2021S, Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Applied Design Concepts - PART 1

Jose Lopez

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… 2021S, scientific 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… 2020W/2021S, Seminar, 4.0 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… 2020W/2021S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Efren Garcia Grinda

Only for students of architecturaldesignstudio1 / Studio díazmoreno & garcíagrinda!   Please additionally register via e-mail to architecturalsdesignstudio1@uni-ak.ac.at!  www.diazmorenogarciagrinda.at 2020W/2021S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Cristina Díaz Moreno

Only for students of architecturaldesignstudio1 / Studio díazmoreno & garcíagrinda!   Please additionally register via e-mail to architecturalsdesignstudio1@uni-ak.ac.at!  www.diazmorenogarciagrinda.at 2020W/2021S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Hani Rashid

Hani Rashid's 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… 2020W/2021S, 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 2020/21: Spätmoderne und Postmoderne: Die Konsumdemokratie 1945-89 Lecture course in German. Online registration via BASE required. 2020W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Bauphysik 1

Bernhard Sommer

This seminar is intended exclusively for students whose Bachelor degree has gaps in the field of building physics. Accordingly, the respective preliminary work is dealt with individually. 2020W, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Bauphysik 2

Bernhard Sommer

2021S, 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… 2020W, 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 5, 6 and 7 October 2020, 9 to 12 am followed by an exam on 8… 2021S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction C

Franz Sam

2021S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Karin Raith

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. Depending on the brief of the pre-diploma project and the individual interests of the students, a specific topic is defined for each student, which has to be systematically examined. Ideally, three alternative constructions should be… 2020W/2021S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Franz Sam

2021S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Information Modeling

Michael Wögerbauer

Intro: In order to introduce students to project development and BIM, the seminar will take a closer look at a project currently under development at Pichler und Traupmann Architekten. The seminar will highlight selected points along the way, from a winning competition entry to construction, and put them in the context of BIM (Revit). The seminar will give a design… 2020W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

CNC - Computer Numeric Control

Ivan Tochev

Die LVA findet im Seminarraum 10 oder über Zoom statt - ein Update folgt. Falls über Zoom, 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… 2020W/2021S, Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Circular Strategies

Lukas Allner

The climate crisis and scarcity of resources are forcing us to reduce the ecological footprint of architecture, but this obligation also opens up new opportunities for cultural expression. This Seminar addresses issues of sustainable building with a focus on concepts of circular economy / circular design. The demand for reuse can also be understood as an advantage and potential for… 2020W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Construction Management 1

Hans Lechner

2021S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Construction Management 2

Hans Lechner

2021S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Design with Artificial Intelligence based Processes 1

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.… 2020W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Design with Artificial Intelligence based Processes 2

Zeynep Aksöz

2021S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Digital Design and Full Scale Fabrication

Andrei Gheorghe

DigDesFab20 Design/Build of Digital Artifacts (3D Printing in Ceramics) in cooperation with the Ceramics Department with Efilena Baseta, Jan Kovaricek 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… 2020W, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Digital Making - Exploring

Daniela Kröhnert

2021S, 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,… 2020W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Energy Design A

Brian Cody

Based on your research, we will discuss the environmental impact of your design from your earliest conceptual ideas. Together, we will develope your concepts to bring together design excellence and a sustainable construction strategies.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… 2020W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Energy Design B

Brian Cody

2021S, scientific 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… 2020W/2021S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Energy Design Strategies

Bernhard Sommer

2021S, 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… 2020W/2021S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Foreign Affairs I

Bärbel Müller

Damascus Dialogues [applied] Foreign Affairs collaborates 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). Students in the Master of Architecture program have been be selected from each institution to participate in the lab. Acupunctural interventions as the seeds for community building: The eastern suburbs… 2020W/2021S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Foreign Affairs II

Bärbel Müller

Tamale Territories The rapid and sprawling growth of the metropolitan area of Tamale in northern Ghana has led to the merging of the built environment with the coexistent tree savannah and agricultural landscapes. Tamale is the capital of Ghana’s Northern Region and one of the fastest-growing cities in West Africa. Tamale can be characterized by its horizontality and the presence… 2020W/2021S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Grundlagen des Aktzeichnen

Judith P Fischer

The focus of the students is on the nature of the drawing, the examination of the formal visual design elements, the search for optical aids to describe the observed form, the handling of the variety of drawing techniques, the determination of the proportions and the representation of the human form the course. 2020W/2021S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

History and Theory of Landscapes I

Karin Raith

Constructive interference. On the interaction of landscape and architecture. For thousands of years, people have been opening up the most diverse regions as living spaces, both by adapting their way of life to the geographical conditions and by redesigning the local environment according to their needs - also through structural interventions. The transformation of the landscape through building serves the… 2020W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

History and Theory of Landscapes II

Karin Raith

Constructive interference. On the interaction of landscape and architecture. For thousands of years, people have been opening up the most diverse regions as living spaces, both by adapting their way of life to the geographical conditions and by redesigning the local environment according to their needs - also through structural interventions. The transformation of the landscape through building serves the… 2021S, 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. Registration on BASE required! 2020W/2021S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Key Episodes of Western Architecture

Matthias Boeckl

2021S, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Mathematisches Experimentarium Integration

Georg Glaeser

In this seminar, we tackle contemporary subjects with help from elementary, mathematical, but also geometrical and physical insights. Students are encouraged to develop an interconnected way of thinking based on the natural sciences. The practice allows students to devote themselves to a specifically chosen subject while receiving scientific, individual mentoring. This is not a compulsory subject! If it is going… 2020W/2021S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Naturstudien und konstruktives Zeichnen

Judith P Fischer

With the figure drawing, an essential part of the subject study, a discipline of ever new combinations of historical examples and contemporary approaches, the connection between traditional and progressive as well as formally bound and artistic free content is examined. 2020W/2021S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Programming for Architects

Piotr Calvache-Modla

2021S, 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 Discussing multiple urban futures, we will speculate about the Next City. Research by Design: Special… 2020W/2021S, 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, kids or local citizens. You will have the opportunity to practice building… 2020W, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Strategy of Realization

Gregor Eichinger

2021S, Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

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