E2M2 Populating Belvedere

Course No.: 848488 & 848426
Teaching: Karolin Schmidbaur, Markus Malin, Christoph Opperer, Frank Ludin

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In diesem Semester nehmen wir einen gegebenen Wettbewerb zum Anlass, um uns mit der konkreten entwerferischen Praxis, aber auch den inhaltlichen und gestalterischen Potentialen der Addition und Subtraktion von Masse(n) als raum- und formbildende Methode zu beschäftigen. Dabei bewegen wir uns einerseits innerhalb der proto-typischen architektonischen Themen wie figure-ground/mass-void, andererseits sind es aber auch vor allem die strukturellen*, formalen und insbesondere … more

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

Selected Topics in Architecture: Climate Response Architecture for Flooding Cities

Course No.: 848152

Teaching: Santosh Kumar Ketham

The profound impact of climate change on cities, particularly through flooding, serves as a
pivotal theme in this course. Our overarching objective is to delve into the innovative realm of
speculative design, exploring how it addresses the intricate needs of flooded cities. This dynamic
approach engages various stakeholders, disciplines, and students in a symphony of
brainstorming, scenario generation, discussions, and reflections. This immersive experience
unfolds through a tapestry of enlightening lectures, dynamic … more