Master programme in Engineering Sciences, 6 semesters (180 ECTS)
67 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

Wegen der anhaltenden COVID-19 Situation kann der Kurs derzeit nicht in Anwesenheit s! Der Kurs bleibt bis auf Weiter im Fernbetrieb! Da wir derzeit keinen Unterricht an der Universität anbieten können, passen wir unsere Lehrinhalte und die verbundenen Prüfungsmodalitäten an die aktuelle Situation (Fernunterricht) an. Sie haben die Möglichkeit, die Zeichnungen für die Prüfung zu Hause zu machen! Der Kurs… 2020W/2021S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Aktzeichnen

Judith P Fischer

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the course cannot currently take place in presence! The course will remain in distance operation until further notice! As we are currently unable to offer classroom lessons in the nude room, we adapt our teaching content and the associated examination modalities to the current situation (distance learning). You have the possibility to make the… 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

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD VIRUTALLY THIS SEMESTER. THE STUDENTS ARE PROVIDED WITH ADDITIONAL TUTORIAL VIDEOS. The lecture is about theory and the numerous applications of geometry. The two major topics of this semester are PERSPECTIVE FREEHAND DRAWING and THE GEOMETRY OF MOTION (Kinematics). 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

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

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

Efrén García Grinda

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

This seminar is 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. Focus will be on design integration. 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

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 zunächst über Zoom statt - ein Update folgt. 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… 2020W/2021S, Seminar, 2.0 ECTS

Circular Strategies

Lukas Allner

In cooperation with the seminar "Digital Making - Exploring" LV-Nr. S03529, this Seminar addresses issues of sustainable building with a focus on concepts of circular economy / circular design.The demand for reuse, and adaptability can also be understood as an advantage and potential for design experimentation.To study the challenges of reuse and to train the engagement with distinct stock elementsto… 2020W/2021S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Construction Management 1

Hans Lechner

2021S, 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. 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

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 results in the emergence of novel design variations.… 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

In cooperation with the seminar "Circular Strategies" LV-Nr. S03525, this seminar addresses issues of sustainable building with a focus on the (digital) fabrication of circular economy / circular design concepts.To study the challenges of reuse and to train the engagement with distinct stock elements to be activated as architectural constituents, students will start working with natural wooden elements as construction… 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

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… 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

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. Methodology: Parametric methodes and software for building performance evaluation are combined to pursue a design… 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 II [applied] Foreign Affairs collaborates with the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Damascus and the Damascus-based Reparametrize Foundation (as part of their ongoing project Recoding Post-War-Syria, Zamalka). Students have been selected from each institution to participate in the lab last year. This term, the post-war situation of the eastern suburbs of Damascus continue to be our… 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

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.… 2020W, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Grundlagen des Aktzeichnen

Judith P Fischer

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the course cannot currently take place in presence! The course will remain in distance operation until further notice! As we are currently unable to offer classroom lessons in the nude room, we adapt our teaching content and the associated examination modalities to the current situation (distance learning). You have the possibility to make the… 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 individual discussion and guidance of developing diploma thesis / of developing Pre-diploma-integration paper in architectural history. 2020W/2021S, 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. Content in summer 21: Contemporary Topics, lecture course starts on 4… 2021S, 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. 2021S, 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! During the summer term… 2020W/2021S, scientific seminar, 3.0 ECTS

Naturstudien und konstruktives Zeichnen

Judith P Fischer

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the course cannot currently take place in presence! The course will remain in distance operation until further notice! As we are currently unable to offer classroom lessons in the nude room, we adapt our teaching content and the associated examination modalities to the current situation (distance learning). You have the possibility to make the… 2020W/2021S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Programming for Architects

Piotr Calvache-Modla

This course teaches techniques of computer programming that are specifically useful for architects. It combines the following broad topics: Graphics Programming via Unity / C# Rhino / Grasshopper Component Development via C# Exchanging information between these systems During the semester, we will integrate these various systems so that we may leverage the different functionalities programmatically. 2021S, Vorlesung und Übungen, 2.0 ECTS

Ringvorlesung Transcultural Studies

Nanna Heidenreich

To begin with, this lecture series returns to early academic conceptualizations of “transculturation” in the context of the colonial occupation of Cuba in order to develop a critical vocabulary through which more recent ideas and trends of “transcultural” phenomena can be approached and analyzed. Alternating between guest lectures and two workshops to consolidate our critical readings, we will focus on… 2021S, Ringvorlesung mit Workshop, 2.0 ECTS

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