News

Here you find announcements and information on current events, teaching and research initiatives.

INTERNSHIP REPORTS

Internships are essential to prepare for later employment. Guided by concrete questions, students of the Master’s degree programmes can share their practical professional experience with students of the Bachelor’s degree programme.

Publications

Here you can find publications made by the architectural theory team.

EAMC

EAMC (Experimental Architecture and Material Culture) is an inventory platform for earth and stone architecture in India and Europe. It aims to gather knowledge about building techniques, crafts and manufacturing. The platform is an encyclopaedia that grows through the exchange of German and Indian students.

Current courses

The courses of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programme in the winter semester 2022/23.

Team

The House of Theory introduces itself.

Cooperations

The DAAD-funded university cooperation with IIT Roorkee in India will continue in the coming semesters with the aim of exchanging knowledge, experience and developing sustainable construction techniques. 

Conferences

Lectures, readings, workshops and other research initiatives that took place in the department over time.

Upcoming courses

Here you find a preview of the courses for the upcoming summer semester 2023.

MONDAY EVENING

TALKS

The 45th Aachen Monday Evening Talks was held in the winter semester 2022/23. The talks focused on the theme “Architecture in the Collective”.

 

ARCHIVE of courses

Collection of past lecture series, seminars and projects.

SUMMER SCHOOL

In August 2020, the teaching and research area organised a summer school on sustainable building with earth & clay in the former Hoogcruts abbey, not far from the Dutch municipality of Gulpen (NL).

student WORKS

examples of the projects from students from previous semesters.

Exhibitions

Exhibitions of student work and research topics from the teaching department of architectural theory.

Candide 

Journal for Architecture Knowledge

Candide is dedicated to exploring domains of knowledge in architecture.

ARCHITECTURal THEORy

is the theory of an action-based science. Unlike scientific theories, tracing provisional paths through unexplored terrains, the field of architectural theory is primarily grounded on attitudes, beliefs and motives, which prepare the action of architects.

FRIENDS OF THEORY

Interesting and current project and research work by alumni or friends of architectural theory.

PhD students

Here you will find completed doctoral theses by doctoral candidates in the teaching and research area of architectural theory.