Cultures of Assembly – The Esch Clinics
New digital & physical platform of the CULTURES OF ASSEMBLY cluster going live soon.
Luxembourg in Transition 2050
The consortium of researchers and planners led by the University of Luxembourg has been selected for the third and last phase of the call for tender “Luxembourg in Transition 2050”.
OASE #108. Ups & Downs
Ups & Downs. Reception Histories in Architecture, is the new issue of OASE Journal for Architecture, edited by Christophe Van Gerrewey, David Peleman, Jantje Engels and Justin Agyin.
A team is currently preparing an exhibition and a publication on future spatial developments in the transborder region of Luxembourg-France.
Cultures of Assembly
As a form of mapping “Cultures of Assembly”, the Chair of the City of Esch is currently developing a digital platform alongside a pop-up neighbourhood agency in the centre of Esch.
University of Luxembourg contributes to the event of the European capital of culture 2022, with a small house on the Belval campus.
Luxembourg in Transition 2050
The consortium of researchers and planners led by the University of Luxembourg has been selected for the second phase for Luxembourg in Transition 2050.
Florian Hertweck, Markus Miessen and Marija Maric propose a design studio in the framework of the call for tender “Luxembourg in Transition".
Markus Miessen has just been appointed new Professor of Urban Regeneration – Endowed Chair of the City of Esch – at the University of Luxembourg.
Luxembourg in Transition 2050
The University of Luxembourg has been selected for the first phase of the urban-architectural and landscape consultation entitled "Luxembourg in Transition – Spatial visions for the low-carbon and sustainable future of the Luxembourg functional region."
Book of the master program selected amongst the 20 best architecture books in 2020 by the DAM and the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Bas Princen lecture
Image and space
Bas Princen, artist, photographer, will offer a lecture on his work. The lecture will be followed by an open round of discussion with the Master in architecture students of the Seminar fiction in architecture and the public.
On Friday 30 October Winy Maas will offer a lecture on Why the future, Why the vision, the imagination and the need to reinvent the WORLD.
Masterclass at Mudam
Curated by visiting professor Carole Schmit, the seminar offers a critical view on the power of hierarchies at play in contemporary metropolitan landscapes.
Greater Geneva and its soil final presentation
On Thursday 24 September, the final presentation of all the prospects for Greater Geneva 2050 in the framework of the Greater Geneva Consultation took place via Zoom.
IBA Alzette-Belval Steering Committee
On Wednesday 23 September the first meeting of the steering committee of the cross-border IBA Alzette-Belval took place at the city hall of Sanem. On behalf of the Atelier pre-IBA, prof. P. Swinnen presented the state of affairs of the prefiguration mission.
Led by David Peleman and Celine Zimmer the hypothesis of the third semester studio is that housing is a crucial key to improve the sustainability of the post-industrial territory. The ambition of this studio is part of the mission of the Atelier pre-IBA.
Launch of DS1:
Luxembourg in Transition
The first semester studio led by Nikos Katsikis and Florian Hertweck, is linked to the “Luxembourg in Transition” call for tenders and blends the boundaries between architecture, planning, geography and territorial development.
The University of Luxemburg together with the GECT, EPA and LUCA publicly launches the pre-IBA trajectory for the transboundary Alzette Belval Region.
Winter Semester 2019
Fiction in architecture
Curated by visiting professor Carole Schmit, the Fiction in architecture Seminar will offer a critical view on the power of hierarchies at play in contemporary metropolitan landscapes.
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.
First generation of Master students graduate
The first generation of students of the Master in Architecture graduated last summer, celebrated through events and covered widely by the media.
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.