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5. Sience Day of the Faculty of Architecture

Keyword "Networking"

04.11.2016 in the Foyer of the Reiff-Museums

Organised by the Juniorprofessorship "Rezykliergrechtes Bauen", "Sicherung kulturellen Erbes" and "Werkzeugkulturen"


Tri-National Ideas Competition
Projective Habitat

The Competition is announced by the BDA Aachen (Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Klever)
in Cooperation with the Lehrstuhl für Wohnbau (Prof. ir. Wim van den Bergh).

We are looking for new urban living models and innovative living concept for the city of the future.
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Design by Choice – The origins of Mass-Customization in Europe
Exhibition: 10.10.2015 – 17. 01.2016
Bureau Europa, Timmerfabriek, AS Maastricht, Netherlands

The rise of new production methods, custom manufacturing and rapid prototyping have drastically altered the bonds between production and consumption. Building on Reyner Banham’s seminal publication Design by Choice, which was dedicated to modern cultures of consumption, this exhibition presents an investigation into the origins of contemporary consumer society.. more

Prof. Axel Sowa (Chair of Theory of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University)
and Jules Schoonman (indipendent Curator, Rotterdam)


International Symposium: Places of Color
25.11.2015 - 27.11.2015

The purposeful arrangement and construction of spaces in places is the task of architecture. In the reciprocal relationship between... more

Initiated by:
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Schmitz, Department of Visual Arts
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Uwe Schröder, Department of Spatial Design

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Science Day of the Faculty of Architecture
June 25, 2015

The Science Day „Forschung entwerfen“ („Designing research“), initiated by the Faculty of Architecture of the RWTH Aachen, is a collaborative event put on by Prof. Dr. Linda Hildebrand, Junior Professor Re-Use in Architecture, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carola Neugebauer, Junior Professor Cultural Heritage and Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Carolin Stapenhorst Ph.D., Junior Professor Tool-Culture.

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2. Candide Conference

The interdisciplinary conference “Streitsache: Architecture as Matter of Contention” intends to probe the complex relation between architecture and conflict. There are numerous instances in which architectural objects become objects of conflict, ‘bones of contention, a Streitsache. Conceiving of architecture as a Streitsache generates new architectural knowledge, including knowledge on the interactions that emerge from and through the objects of contention... more

Axel Sowa und Lutz Robbers
Department of Theory of Architecture