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Architekturtheorie Zwei WS21 / Ebenezer Howard : Garden City / Bettina Schlorhaufer

Tony Garnier und Ebenezer Howard – zwei Stadtkonzepte zur Bewältigung der Probleme des Industriezeitalters (1): In der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts hat der ungezügelte Prozess der Industrialisierung immer gravierendere Auswirkungen auf große Teile der Bevölkerung und die Umwelt.

PJ Design Studio 3: Stranger Bodies / Tim Altenhof, Giacomo Pala

Are buildings today imagined as flexible, open systems because our bodies are conceived as interconnected systems? This is the question we will ask through design and its theory.

Architekturtheorie SM 21 / Radical Austria 8. Everything is Architecture / Bart Lootsma

The experimental work by Austrian architecture collectives and designers from the early 1960s to mid-1970s is generally called ‘the Austrian Avant-Garde’. This lecture shows by many examples the mind-expanding, boundary-shifting and socially critical work of these designers as presented in the exhibition Radical Austria, Everything is Architecture in the Design Museum in Den Bosch.

Architekturtheorie SM 21 / Radical Austria 5. Friedrich Kiesler / Bart Lootsma

This lecture deals notably with Friedrich Kiesler’s involvement with the theatre, the cinema, and storefronts as the basis for his later architectural thinking. It also shows the continuities between Friedrich Kiesler’s early involvement with the Viennese Settlement Movement and his ideas on housing.

Architekturtheorie Zwei WS21 / Tony Garnier : Cité industrielle / Bettina Schlorhaufer

Tony Garnier und Ebenezer Howard – zwei Stadtkonzepte zur Bewältigung der Probleme des Industriezeitalters (1): In der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts hat der ungezügelte Prozess der Industrialisierung immer gravierendere Auswirkungen auf große Teile der Bevölkerung und die Umwelt.

Piranesi, or: the (re-)Invention of the Past / Giacomo Pala

A lecture on Giovanni Battista Piranesi by Giacomo Pala: the re-invention of the past. In this lecture, Piranesi’s work is addressed as the result of a combination  between an empirical attitude and an imaginative one: the attempt to understand and give an expression to ancient architecture.

Architekturtheorie SM 21 / Radical Austria 7. All in Otto Neurath’s Ship / Bart Lootsma

About the ambivalent relationship in Austrian architectural thinking between the vernacular and modernity. It seems that one can’t work without the other – as in Neurath’s ship.

Architekturtheorie SM 21 / Radical Austria 4. Otto Neurath: ISOTYPE and City Planning / Bart Lootsma

The development of the International Picture Language ISOTYPE, The Museum for Society and Economy and Otto Neurath’s ideas on planning beyond Vienna.

Architekturtheorie Zwei WS21 / Das größte Glück der größten Zahl / Bettina Schlorhaufer

Einführung – „Das größte Glück der größten Zahl“: Das Glück des Menschen ist der Maßstab vieler Reformideen (u. a. in Architektur und Städtebau). Ausgehend vom sich herausbildenden Utilitarismus des 18. Jahrhunderts greifen Vordenker und sog. „frühsozialistische Utopisten“ immer wieder Fragen des individuellen Wohls, des Wohls einer Gruppe oder Gemeinschaft und des Staatswohls („utilitas communis“) auf.

Guided Tour of the exhibition Radical Austria [ENG SUB] / Bart Lootsma

Take a close look at the Austrian Avant-garde of the 1960s and 70s with curator Bart Lootsma as he guides us through the exhibition “Radical Austria: Everything is Architecture” at the Design Museum Den Bosch.

Architekturtheorie SM 21 / Radical Austria 6. Friedrich Kiesler 2 / Bart Lootsma

This lecture is largely about Kiesler’s relationship to the avantgardes that sought refuge in New York, notably with the Surrealists. Kiesler’s friendship with Marcel Duchamp changes his thinking in many ways.

Architekturtheorie SM 21 / Radical Austria 3. Otto Neurath and the Settlement Movement 2 / Bart Lootsma

On Otto Neurath’s involvement in the Settlement Movement, its development in the nineteen twenties and the origins of Viennese public housing.