After Nature / Bart Lootsma

During the exhibition Schönheit vor Weisheit, Das Wissen der Kunst und die Kunst der Wissenschaft, in Fall and Winter 2019/2020, the department for architectural theory at the University of Innsbruck, works in the Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck. An introduction to our project.

Symposium: Connected/Augmented/Fictional

On the ninth of April 2019, organizes a symposium on different relationships between architecture and digital media, whether it’s the impact of the Internet, the ability to add meaning and atmospheres, or the opportunities to make invisible things visible and create fictions. Digital technology encompasses such a vast field today that in architecture it […]

Excursion B EX–MOS / Madina Cherchesova & Leonid Slonimskiy

Moscow is the biggest city on the European continent. In the course of time, it has gathered the most radical and unique examples of architecture, from the time of the zars, over Constructivism and Stalinism to contemporary architecture. We will see pompous palaces and avantgarde gems, brutalist social housing and classicist skyscrapers, postmodern ‘weirdos’ and […]

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 this year is dedicated to new forms of social housing. In this context, we aim at interpreting anew what is meant with “social”, as […]

UI – Soon we will all be One

Tuesday April 9 2019, architectural presents a screening of Johannes Mücke’s short film UI – Soon we will all be One. When hard-bitten ranger Kira is sent out on another patrol mission, she discovers a mysterious, large object in the vastness of Antarctica. Little does she know that inside this object waits a lethal trap […]

Unfolding Pavillion 2018 / Venice Architecture Biennale

THE EXHIBITION Again, the Department of Architectural Theory of the University of Innsbruck is represented at the Venice Architecture Biennale. On May 25th, 2018, at 19:00 h., the ’Unfolding Pavilion’, an exhibition and three-days long symposium curated by Davide Tommaso Ferrando, Daniel Tudor Munteanu and Sara Favargiotti, will open its doors to the public. In its […]

SE M Design Theory / Kanokwan Trakulyingcharoen

Fluidity and Eddy in the act of design The concepts of “fluidity” has been recurring frequently in design theory and contemporary art– with particular intensity in the 1990s. The seminar will focus on the debates regarding a dynamic relationship between “fluidity” and “eddy,” or in another word– an observation on a flow of design and […]

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 […]

Booklet Connected/Augmented/Fictional

The symposium Connected/Augmented/Fictional, on some of the many relationships between architecture and digital media, takes place in the spaces of in the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Innsbruck, Technikerstraße 21. We are happy to have a prominent selection of lecturers both from Austria and abroad, a screening of Johannes Mücke’s film UI – […]

Studio M1 archiFIcture / Madina Cherchesova & Giacomo Pala

archiFIcture   “the future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed” William Gibson   Architecture is really very much a form of storytelling. The studio will stress out the possibility of using it as a fictional discipline in order to speculate on and imagine new forms of futures. Indeed, we will first study […]

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 […]

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 […]