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… 2021W, artistic Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Akt und Naturstudien

Judith P Fischer

Mit dem Aktzeichnen, einem wesentlichen Bestandteil des Faches Objektstudium, einer Disziplin aus immer wieder neuen Kombinationen historischer Beispiele und zeitgenössischer Ansätze, wird die Verbindung von traditionellen und progressiven sowie von formal gebundenen und künstlerischen freien Inhalten untersucht. 2021W/2022S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Aktzeichnen

Judith P Fischer

Mit dem Aktzeichnen, einem wesentlichen Bestandteil 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. 2021W/2022S, 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… 2022S, 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… 2021W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 3.0 ECTS

Angewandte Geometrie 2

Georg Glaeser

2022S, 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… 2021W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Applied Acoustics

Sophie Luger

The course is designed for students with an interest in the acoustic impact and auditory perception of the built environment. It provides knowledge on sound generation and sound propagation fundamentals and enables one to assess the auditory effect of architecture already at a preliminary design phase. Additional topics include the influence of sound on humans as well as potential noise… 2021W, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Applied Design Concepts - Part A

Sophie Grell-Prix

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… 2022S, scientific seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Applied Design Concepts - Part B

Jose Lopez

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… 2022S, 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… 2021W/2022S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Hani Rashid

Hani Rashid's studio focuses on developing conceptual, practical, and critical skills for creating visionary future­ oriented architecture. The primary focus of the studio program is focused on the research and development of an architecture that is at once both a response to critical environmental issues while at the same time formulating new ways in which we create innovative formal and… 2021W/2022S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Cristina Díaz Moreno

Only for students of architecturaldesignstudio1 / studio díazmoreno  garcíagrinda!   In case you are interested in an exchange semester in our studio please contact architecturaldesignstudio1@uni-ak.ac.at! www.diazmorenogarciagrinda.at 2021W/2022S, 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… 2021W/2022S, Künstl. Einzelunterricht, 15.0 ECTS

Architekturentwurf I-V

Efrén García Grinda

Only for students of architecturaldesignstudio1 / studio díazmoreno  garcíagrinda!   In case you are interested in an exchange semester in our studio please contact architecturaldesignstudio1@uni-ak.ac.at! www.diazmorenogarciagrinda.at     2021W/2022S, 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 2021/22: Industrialization, monetary economy, consumption -- The 19th century Lecture course in German. Registration via BASE required. 2021W, 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. Chapters are: 1 Energy, 2 Heat Transfer, 3 Humidity, 4 Climate, 5 Daylighting, 6… 2021W, scientific seminar, 2.0 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. Chapters are: 1 Energy, 2 Heat Transfer, 3 Humidity, 4 Climate, 5 Daylighting, 6… 2022S, 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… 2021W, 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“ in the beginning of October 2021 (5th of October 9 - 11 am and 11:15 am -… 2022S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction C

Franz Sam

2022S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Franz Sam

2022S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Construction Integration

Karin Raith

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 design topic. The design is to be concretised, deepened and enriched through constructive considerations. Appropriate working methods are to be chosen (study of technical publications, material tests, development and evaluation of different variants of the… 2021W/2022S, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Building Information Modeling

Michael Wögerbauer

The course will introduce students to office level project development and BIM. 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 to all planning phases, from competition to construction. During the second part, all aspects will be put into the context… 2021W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

CNC - Computer Numeric Control

Ivan Tochev

Die LVA findet physisch in SEM10 statt, gleichzeitig wird sie über Zoom übertragen. 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… 2021W/2022S, Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Circular Strategies

Lukas Allner

This Seminar addresses issues of sustainable building with a focus on concepts of circular economy / circular design.The demand for reuse, and adaptability is not only an obligation for a resilient architecture but this challenge can also be understood as an advantage and potential for design experimentation.This term we will focus on building systems that are designed for change. We… 2021W/2022S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Construction Management 1

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… 2022S, 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 computers results in the emergence of novel design variations.… 2021W, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Design with Artificial Intelligence based Processes 2

Zeynep Aksöz

2022S, scientific seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Digital Design and Full Scale Fabrication

Andrei Gheorghe

DigDesFab21 Design/Build of Digital Artifacts in collaboration with: Philipp Hornung (Angewandte Robotics Lab) Jan Kovaricek (GHEORGHE Strategy.Architecture.Research) Due to space limitations in the Robotics Lab there is a max. enrollment of 25 students in this class. 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… 2021W, Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Digital Making - Exploring

Daniela Kröhnert

2022S, 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,… 2021W, scientific seminar, 3.0 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… 2021W, 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… 2022S, 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 develop design strategies that integrate architectural sciences, such as building physics… 2021W/2022S, 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… 2021W/2022S, artistic Seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Foreign Affairs I

Baerbel Mueller

Tamale Territories, Ghana 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… 2021W/2022S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Foreign Affairs II

Baerbel Mueller

Damascus Dialogues / Lagos Legacy / 10 years [applied] Foreign Affairs This term [applied] Foreign Affairs II will reflect on, deepen and translate the collaborations and findings of selected lab projects of the previous years into tangible material. Teaching and student team members and collaborators will go through this process jointly. With: [a]FA Baerbel Mueller, Gregorio M. Lubroth, Frida Robles… 2021W/2022S, Seminar, 4.0 ECTS

Graphics Programming I

Piotr Calvache-Modla

2022S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Graphics Programming II

Piotr Calvache-Modla

This course teaches the principles of computer programming based on Unity / C# scripting. We will continue exploring topics of graphics programming that we have touched upon during "Introduction to Programming" and "Graphics Programming I". The course is intended for architects and visual artists who aspire to develop interactive graphics programs that may be incorporated into their projects and exhibits.… 2021W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 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. 2021W/2022S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

History and Theory of Landscapes I

Karin Raith

Water for survival, water for the senses. 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. Water management plays a central role in this. On the one hand, the transformation of landscapes… 2021W, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

History and Theory of Landscapes II

Karin Raith

Water for survival, water for the senses 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. Water management plays a central role in this. On the one hand, the transformation of the… 2022S, Vorlesungen, 2.0 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 app. 2021W/2022S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Key Episodes of Western Architecture

Matthias Boeckl

2022S, Vorlesungen, 2.0 ECTS

Legal Conditions of Architecture

Gerald Fuchs

2022S, scientific seminar, 4.0 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… 2021W/2022S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Naturstudien und konstruktives Zeichnen

Judith P Fischer

Mit dem Aktzeichnen, einem wesentlichen Bestandteil des Faches Objektstudium, einer Disziplin aus immer wieder neuen Kombinationen historischer Beispiele und zeitgenössischer Ansätze, wird die Verbindung von traditionellen und progressiven sowie von formal gebundenen und künstlerischen freien Inhalten untersucht. 2021W/2022S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Programming for Architects

Piotr Calvache-Modla

2022S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Ringvorlesung Transcultural Studies

Nanna Heidenreich

The second part of the lecture series (including one workshop) continues to discuss various approaches and critique within the field of Transcultural Studies. It aims to pursue and deepen the four intertwined thematic strands of ecologies, economies, histories of European imperialism and colonialism, as well as practices of critique and resistance in image, sound, text, and translation processes which had… 2021W, Ringvorlesung mit Workshop, 1.0 ECTS

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