Soft Architectures for Harsh Environments

Course No.: 848188
Teaching: Prof Marjan Colletti PhD, Jade Bailey, Harry Hinton-Hard

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Soft architecture represents an exciting exploration in the field of architecture, challenging conventions and opening up new possibilities in terms of form, mobility, efficiency and sustainability.

Softness in architecture is an emerging concept that challenges the traditional notions of rigid, static structures. It involves a departure from the conventional use of hard materials and sharp angles, instead embracing elements that convey a sense … more

Vertical Studio E2/EM2

Re- inventing the hut / neuartige Urhütte

Course No.: Bachelor LV848126, Master LV848188

Mümün Keser, Christoph Opperer, Karolin Schmidbaur, Gonzalo Vaillo- Martinez, Martin Zangerl

This semester the focus is on material, construction and context. Under ‘Material Realization’ we understand the design process of realizing the identity of chosen materials in a construction in and out of a specific context. By ‘realization’ as opposed to ‘staging’ is meant a process that explores the inherent potential of different forms of matter … more