How can the integration of the biosphere into the technosphere of architecture or the city contribute to overcoming the climate crisis and creating an environment worth living in? We want more

  The Wien Museum will expand and relocate its exhibition on the history of the Prater (the amusement park) to a new building. more

  The building of the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna was absolutely avant-garde in terms of construction in the 1970s. more   Ecosystems collapse, resources are becoming scarce and there is urgent need for action to counteract these developments. Architecture plays a vital role in shaping our relationship with the world, bearing a significant more

Site manager Michael Wögerbauer of Pichler & Traupmann Architekten (pxt) gave us a tour of the construction site. Finishing works, more

First day of the Angewandte Festival, the 'floats' were populating the bridge of Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz and showing all the content from studios, research groups and department contributions to the public. On the Department-Float more

According to Gottfried Semper's theory, the origin of the wall lies in the textile and in weaving. The German word “winden” (weave) is etymologically related to "Wand" (wall) as the more

Rammed earth may be the oldest building material known to mankind. Can we revive the building technique? How can it be integrated into modern building practice? more

Architect Regina Freimüller-Söllinger guided us through the construction site of her current project in 1120 Vienna, Tivoligasse 11. more

November 24, 2021, 7 pm (via Zoom) Rena Giesecke, ETH Zürich „The Making of Building Clarity - New Construction Techniques in Glass" more
Responsible use of resources is an essential aspect of a future-oriented building culture. This means continuing to use existing buildings for as long as possible more

A lecture by Christoph Bauchinger, who has been working as a façade professional for more than 10 years and has successfully completed large scale projects worldwide. He now works for the internationally renowned company Seele, which specializes in steel-glass constructions and all-glass designs, and heads its Austrian engineering department . more

Project by Mira Suradi   Resources & Construction was an offer for students of all three architecture studios to engage with a design more

This years contribution to the Angewandte Festival is hosted in digital space. more

Covid-19 has shaken some certainties, such as our ideas of the dense city. On the one hand, it requires caution to keep a distance to potential carriers of the virus, more

We showed some short videos of our students' work: Construction studies carried out in the course Building Construction Integration, as well as structures and details developed from these preparatory works for the master theses. more

  Monika Kalinowska and Denys Karandiuk from Studio Rashid and Weronika Moscicka have won the Student Trophy 2020, an interdisciplinary, open student competition more

(rendering courtesy querkraft)     The IKEA building was designed by querkraft architects, an internationally successful architectural firm. The construction site is located directly behind the 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Curator Vanessa Joan Müller guides through the exhibition in Kunsthalle, Museumsquartier. Afterwards: “Beton für die Zukunft” – Pecha Kucha on material innovations. registration is required. 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

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