In our courses for the Industrial Design students the lecture contents are immediately applied and tested in a small design exercise. Since this semester's design task is a tea more

innochain_announcement_poster_final_web_de-2 The InnoChain ETN network is a research training environment examining how digital design tools challenge building culture enabling sustainable, informed and more

Jan Niklas Schoepf, Michael Knoll (University of Applied Arts Vienna) and Felix Stadler (TU) win the 1st prize in the student competition "Concrete Student Trophy" 2016. Technical support was provided by Franz Sam. more

Danach: Podiumsdiskussion im Rahmen der ArchFilm Matinée im Filmcasino mit Karin Raith (Universität für Angewandte Kunst), Dr. Ing. Sabine Knierbein (Stadtforscherin, SKuOR/TU-Wien), Dr. Ian Banerjee (Bildungs- und Stadtforscher, ISRA/TU-Wien) und Helmut Weihsmann (Kurator der ArchFilm Matinée) more

House 36 is a crystalline volume of exposed concrete. Both the walls and the roof are made of monolithic insulating concrete and combine the load-bearing structure, the thermal insulation and more

9.10.2019 Knitted Formworks for Complex Concrete Structures Mariana Popescu, Block Research Group, ETH Zürich   14.11.2019 H36, A Monolithic insulating Concrete House, Stuttgart Matthias Bauer, Stuttgart   11.3.2020 - Postponed to winter semester 20-21 MUCEM Marseille, Ultra-High Performance Concrete Romain more

KnitCandela is a thin, sinuous concrete shell built on an ultra-lightweight knitted formwork, jointly designed and developed by Zaha Hadid Architects and Block Research Group (BRG) of ETH Zurich. It more

The Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre is both a museum and a research centre for desert landscapes and environmental issues, located within the Wildlife Park Resort of Al Ain, UAE. more

Sunny Hills in Aoyama Tokyo is a pineapple cake shop jointly designed and developed by Kengo Kuma and Jun Sato. Its structure is based on the centuries-old Japanese wood craft of Kigumi, a timber framework whose elements interlock like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle... more

  The expansion of the Oslo Airport by Nordic Architects includes five pavilions that divide the huge international arrivals hall. They differ in shape and size but share the same structural principle more

The lecture focuses on the materiality of the wall by presenting and exploring some pivotal scenes from BBC's television series "Sherlock" (2010-present). In particular, it analyses how different types of more

This project is a true classic. Completed in 2000, it was a landmark in the evolution of complex steel-glass structures. Although it served as a paradigm for a multitude of more

Zaha Hadid always tried to push the artistic boundaries of architecture, thus challenging engineers and construction companies. One of her last projects, an extension to St. Anthony’s College, Oxford University, more

Aleksandra Anna Apolinarska of Gramazio Kohler Research at ETH Zürich explains how innovative computational design and manufacturing methods not only change the logistics of timber construction but also lead to novel architectural solutions. more

Goswin Rothenthal, façade engineer and software developer at Waagner-Biro Stahlbau talks about the complex dome structure of Louvre Abu Dhabi (designed by architect Jean Nouvel) and how he optimised the geometry of the multilayer aluminium cladding to manufacturing constraints. more

Some traditional house typologies offer surprising options of being transformed, typologically evolved and applied to new urban developments. more

Vortrag im Rahmen der Ringvorlesung „Die Natur der Infrastruktur. Schauplätze österreichischer Umweltgeschichte im 20. Jahrhundert“ more

It is common knowledge that two of the main types of the Islamic garden – the first with a linear water axis, the second with cross-shaped channels (chahar bagh) – more

The workshop is part of the courses BC A, BC B, BC C and BC I. It gives students the opportunity to complete the practical part of up to two more

The Japanese tea house is a modest building in close touch with nature. A structure of wooden posts and mud walls provides an unadorned, yet refined setting for the ceremonial more

The workshop was part of the courses BC A, BC B, BC C and BC I. Students technically elaborated their individual studio projects, based on the particular stages of design more

Hannes Traupmann guided through the construction site more

Programme: Guided tour through the Elbphilharmonie including the large concert hall. Guided tours through the new urban development areas Hafencity + Speicherstadt, Altona and Wilhelmsburg, IBA projects, Kontorhausviertel (expressionist brick office buildings from the 1920s and -30s) more

Programme: 09:00 Bus departure from Angewandte 10:30 Museum Galerie Niederösterreich, Krems (Architects: Marte.Marte). Guided tour of the construction site. 13:30 Factory tour at Glas-Berger, Viehdorf/Amstetten. Advanced glass processing. Short lunch break 16:00 Stelzer office building, Herzogenburg (Architect: Franz Sam). more

Seminar and study trip to Belgrade. A cooperation between Edith Futscher, Institut für Kunstgeschichte and Karin Raith, Institute of Architecture, Department Building Construction more