Winter Semester 2019
Open Design Studio
The Master in Architecture opens its doors to architects, stakeholders from politics and public administration, students from other disciplines and interested citizens.
Our Common Ground
The lecture series in Geography and Spatial Planning “Our Common Ground” aims at discussing current development trends and their underlying mechanisms, as it strives to present innovative policy responses and progressive planning approaches in different European contexts.
Greater Geneva Intermediate Dialogue
The University of Luxembourg team in collaboration with the ETH Zurich team participated in the intermediate dialogue of the Greater Geneva Consultation.
Open Space Belval
Florian Hertweck will moderate a discussion about the public space of the Belval campus.
This Will Feed That
Launch of lecture series in collaboration with LUCA focusing on architecture’s impact on the urban tissue and development through purposefully chosen projects. On selected Tuesdays between February and May 2019.
Positions on Emancipation Book Launch
Book launch event of Positions on Emancipation Book at the AA Bookshop in London, featuring the screening of a short movie by Christopher Roth, documenting the symposium, and a discussion between Florian Hertweck, Nikos Katsikis, Peter Swinnen with Costandis Kizis and Flavien Menu.
Prospectives visions for Greater Geneva
The Programme in Architecture, European Urbanization and Globalization, in collaboration with the Chair of Architecture and Territorial Planning at ETH Zurich, have been selected to work on the Prospectives visions for Greater Geneva competition.
Peter Swinnen in conversation with Maarten Gielen, Yeoryia Manolopoulou and Giles Smith on the client-architect relationship as well as investment-led urbanisation. Architectural Association, London.
Geographies of Ecological Surplus
Nikos Katsikis presents his work on Operational Landscapes of Planetary Urbanization at the Sessions on Territory lecture series, ETH Zurich.
From Urban Fabric to Urbanization Fabric
Nikos Katsikis presents his work on reinterpreting the fabric of urbanization at the Design Agency within Earth Systems Symposium at the Architectural Association, London.
Learning from Berlin
Florian Hertweck presentation on how Berlin’s open, polycentric and extremely heterogeneous character has influenced a wide range of urban models.
University of Tokyo
26.05.2018 – 25.11.2018
The Architecture of the Common Ground
16th Venice Biennale of Architecture
The Programme in Architecture, European Urbanization and Globalization, in collaboration with the Luxembourg Center for Architecture (LUCA), is curating the Luxembourg Pavilion at the 16th Biennale of Architecture in Venice.
ARCH+ features 75: Performing Architecture. The Property Issue
ARCH+ features 75: Performing Architecture. The Property Issue. With Marco Baravalle, Arno Brandlhuber, Roberta Da Soller, Monika Gintersdorfer, Florian Hertweck, Knut Klaßen, Anh-Linh Ngo, Andrea Rumpf.
S.a.L.E. Docks, Venice.
Arch+ Features 73:
The Property Issue
Arch+ Features 73: The Property Issue with Oana Bogdan, Arno Brandlhuber, Florian Hertweck, Marjia Maric, Christopher Roth.
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.
Book and WebTV launch
Launch event of three Web TV stations with Zarinah Agnew, Sandra Bartoli, Arno Brandlhuber, Siddhartha Lokanandi, Niklas Maak, Can Onaner, Christopher Roth, and others. Expect one-pot cooking by TV chef Li Zhenhua, participating students from the ETH Zurich, and the book launch of Positions on Emancipation.
“Eco-Construction for Sustainable Development” research project
Florian Hertweck and Marielle Ferreira Silva participate in the three years research project “Eco-Construction for Sustainable Development” directed by Danièle Waldmann together with the Suisse Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and Technology (Empa) of ETH Zurich.
31.03.2017 – 01.04.2017
Positions on Emancipation
To what extent is architecture able to take into account the complexities of the socio-political, economical, ecological and cultural aspects of the production of space under globalised urbanisation?
Florian Hertweck gives his inaugural lecture at the University of Luxembourg: “Qu'est-ce que l'architecture et à quoi ça sert ?”
Sassen aims to uncover the broader systemic logic behind novel forms of migratory flows, tracing them within the multiscalar and often extreme contexts that generate them.
01.09.2016 – 10.09.2016
Architecture and Migration
Held at Schengen, the Summer School aims to look into the issue of the impact that the various forms of migration might have on urban planning and architecture and how architects and city planners can get involved in approaches to integrate migrants and refugees.