Carl Pruscha

Lecture Series SoSe 2023

Carl Pruscha – An unusual architect

In architecture – as in art – life and work are usually closely intertwined.
Carl Pruscha is an unusual architect. His works can be found in three geographically distant places that have had a strong influence on him. New York, Kathmanu and Vienna. In the United States, Pruscha designed visionary and utopian projects. He found reality in Nepal, where the UN sent him in 1964 as a consultant. In the … more

book launch: strategies for space and construction formation

In Zeiten des Wandels stellt sich die Frage, wie ein positiver Wandel unterstützt und gestaltet werden kann. Die Kräfte, die den Wandel beeinflussen, sind nicht Konzepte oder konkrete Projekte und Ambitionen, sondern veränderte Werte, eine veränderte Haltung, die wir gegenüber der Welt und uns selbst einnehmen. Sie bilden die Grundlage für unsere Motivationen und Handlungen und können so einen Wandel bewirken – eine grundlegende Veränderung, die von innen kommt. Diese Publikation zeigt Arbeiten aus Lehre, Forschung, 1:1 – 1:X Bau … more

Andrej Radman

Lecture Series SoSe 2023

The Affect Theory challenges the alleged primacy of the ‘physical’ world. We engage with a world replete with capacities, tendencies and values, not with an aggregate of objects. In the Nietzschean tenor, there is no antonym for the word ‘value’ and it can certainly not be found in the word ‘fact’. The emphasis is on the encounter, where experience is seen as an emergence that returns the body to a process field of exteriority. Sensibility … more

Stefan Holst

Lecture Series SoSe 2023

KlimaEngineering for buildings aims to achieve the highest comfort for users with the lowest possible energy consumption. Transsolar is an energy technology company that started in Stuttgart in 1992 and is now active worldwide. It works toward this goal by creating and testing new climate and energy concepts. In close cooperation with customers, architects, building technicians and other engineers, holistic solutions are sought in which local boundary conditions, the shape of the building, the materials … more


Lecture Series SoSe 2023

Climate F(r)ictions
The history of our civilization has largely been defined by the stability in weather patterns that are associated with specific geographic locations. Cities were often created and developed according to how agriculture, livestock, resources and habitable conditions intersected. In turn, these also shape how our societies have evolved as well as social constructs that adhere to different systems of value. A new climate regime is currently playing out. There is no guarantee on the … more