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architecturaltheory.eu is the department for architectural theory of the University of Innsbruck, headed by Bart Lootsma. architecturaltheory.eu also publishes the websites architecturaltheory.txt and architecturaltheory.tv.

architecturaltheory.txt is a webzine with publications on architecture and culture : essays, papers, books, research projects , dissertations and habilitations written by the members of architecturaltheory.eu and their affiliations.

architecturaltheory.tv is a video based webzine about architecture and culture and features documentaries, interviews, lectures, symposia and congresses and all of the architecturaltheory.eu lecture series at the University of Innsbruck.

The Legacy of the Austrian Avant-Garde

Cooperation of Innsbruck University Faculty of Architecture & FRAC Centre Orléans Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans 2017/18 | Walking through someone else‘s dream   This exhibition is realized on occasion of the invitation by the FRAC Centre, one of the most prominent architectural museums in the world, to select works from its great collection, which relate to […]

Do You Avant-Garde? / Alexa Baumgartner & Davide Tommaso Ferrando

For the summer semester, the Master’s Studio at Architectural Theory will investigate the phenomenon of architectural avant-garde(s). Coming from the military field, in the 1820s the word “avant-garde” was applied for the first time to fine arts by Henri de Saint-Simon, who believed that artists had the responsibility (and the privilege) of introducing new ideas […]

Do You Avant-Garde? / Alexa Baumgartner & Davide Tommaso Ferrando

For the summer semester, the Master’s Studio at Architectural Theory will investigate the phenomenon of architectural avant-garde(s). Coming from the military field, in the 1820s the word “avant-garde” was applied for the first time to fine arts by Henri de Saint-Simon, who believed that artists had the responsibility (and the privilege) of introducing new ideas […]

Interview with Bart Lootsma on archdaily

Interview with Bart Lootsma by beck Quintal on archdaily. Camera Pola Mora, editing Manuel Albornoz. The exhibition “Project Solana Ulcinj,” co-curated by Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger and commissioned by Dijana Vucinic and the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, features four proposals for the re-use/re-purposing/re-programming of a former industrial site inMontenegro. With an eye on […]

E4 & M2 New Social Housing / Bart Lootsma, Davide Tommaso Ferrando & Bettina Schlorhaufer

New Social Housing Against the Background of Individualisation, Globalisation and the Rise of Social Media   On occasion of the IBA (International Building Exhibition) Vienna 2022, the studio research of architecturaltheory.eu this year is dedicated to new forms of social housing. In this context, we aim at interpreting anew what is meant with “social”, as […]

Exhibition Architecture becomes Region

Exhibition Prösels Castle, Tischlerhaus Architecture becomes Region / Architektur wird Region / Dall’architettura alla regione May 1st until October 31st 2017 Opening: Friday, April 28th 2017, 6 p. m.   How much region can be found in regionalized architecture, i.e. in a typical “Tirolerhaus”? Questions like this constitued the starting point of this publication, in […]

Architectural Theory M / Bart Lootsma

Over the last twenty years new technologies have changed our lives. Also the urban landscape changed immensely. New media and a drastically increased individual mobility have altered the way we perceive, use and inhabit it. This has begun to change its structure from within. Digital technologies revolutionize architecture as a profession. They change the design […]

Catalogue Project Solana Ulcinj

Download the complete catalogue of the Project Solana Ulcinj, the Montenegrin contribution to the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, edited by Bart Lootsma, Dijana Vučinić and Katharina Weinberger, with essays by Branimir Gvozdenović, Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism Government of Montenegro, Dijana Vučinić, Andrej Nikolaidis, Bart Lootsma, Katharina Weinberger, LAAC, Marko Stjepčević & Nemanja Milićević, […]

Studio Bangkok / Bart Lootsma & Kanokwan Trakulyingcharoen

The future of architecture is in Asia, not in Europe. Asian cities are growing at a speed unknown to Europe. Because of this, new urban planning methods, or the lack of them, develop. The growth gives opportunity to innovative architects to manifest themselves. Over the last five years, young Asian architects are among the winners […]

Studio Bangkok / Bart Lootsma & Kanokwan Trakulyingcharoen

The future of architecture is in Asia, not in Europe. Asian cities are growing at a speed unknown to Europe. Because of this, new urban planning methods, or the lack of them, develop. The growth gives opportunity to innovative architects to manifest themselves. Over the last five years, young Asian architects are among the winners […]

Project Solana Ulcinj / Panoramic Virtual Tour

You can now visit Project Solana Ulcinj, the exhibition in the Montenegrin Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, curated by Bart Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger and commissioned by Dijana Vučinić, through a 360 tour done by Luka Lu Bošković. Installations by ecoLogicStudio, LaaC, LOLA Landscape Architects Marko Stjepčević and Nemanja Miličević. To move through the pavilion, click on the […]

Interview with Bart Lootsma on Malaysian BFM radio

On the occasion of his lecture in the PAM lecture series Situations and Scenarios, Bart Lootsma gave an extensive interview on the Malaysian BFM radio. You can hear the interview by clicking one of the two links. Interview Bart Lootsma BFM