Faculty News

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GAD Awards 22+

25.10.2022

The Graz Architecture Diploma Awards (GAD Awards) are bestowed annually by the Faculty of Architecture to honor outstanding diploma projects from the previous academic year.
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The Faculty Welcomes the New Head of the Dean´s Office

10.10.2022

Andrea Schmallegger (AS) in Conversation with Petra Eckhard (GAM)
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Bruno Latour died

09.10.2022

Bruno Latour was an emeritus professor at Sciences Po Paris. He was a fellow at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medien (ZKM) and professor at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG), both in Karlsruhe. He was a member of several academies, the recipient of several academies, the recipient of six…
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Opening Graz Center of Sustainable Construction (GCSC)

27.06.2022

The Graz Center of Sustainable Construction (GCSC) was inaugurated on June 22, 2022 by Rector Harald Kainz in the Aula of Alte Technik and the lecture „Über das Bauen in der Zukunft“ by Werner Sobek.
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PhD Day 2022

09.02.2022

On February 1st, 2022, PhD students from the Doctoral School of the Faculty of Architecture at Graz University of Technology presented their research questions and findings within a virtual exhibition tour organized and curated by the Institute of Contemporary Art (IZK).
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Herbert Eichholzer Award 2021

16.11.2021

The central theme of this year’s Herbert Eichholzer Award was titled “Student Life in St. Leonhard” and challenged students from the Faculty of Architecture to design an ideal student habitat on the building site Leonhardsraße 61 in Graz, selected because of its central location between two…
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Gender Taskforce gewinnt “Mind the Gap – Diversity Award 2021”

15.11.2021

This year’s “Mind the Gap – Diversity Award” went to the Gender Taskforce Team consisting of Petra Petersson (Dean of the Faculty of Architecture), Ena Kukić, Anna Sachsenhofer and Budour Khalil (Institute of Construction and Design Principles). The prize, presented by Vice Rector Stefan Vorbach, is…
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Bruno Raškaj wins first prize at the GAD Awards 21 with ‘Reliquiae Reliquiarum’

19.10.2021

The Institute of Construction and Design Principles (KOEN) responded to current COVID-19 travel restrictions by creating a “Journey through the Everyday” together with nine colleagues and 128 students at the institute. An excursion within students’ own four walls was organized by Ena Kukić and Armin…
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GAD Awards 21

18.10.2021

On October 14, 2021 the Grazer Architekturdiplompreise (Graz Architecture Diploma Awards) were awarded for the 19th time. The international jury, including Jeanette Kuo (Harvard GSD/Karamuk Kuo, Zurich), Vera Bühlmann (Vienna University of Technology) und Irmgard Frank (Vienna), met at the Graz…
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"Where City and Territory Meet..."

30.09.2021

Initiated by the Institute for Urbanism, the online symposium entitled “Where City and Territory Meet…,” held on September 16th and 17th, 2021 brought together members of the faculty and international guests.
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“WAUXI”-Wall Structure Awarded 3rd Prize at the IASS Symposium

13.09.2021

The project “WAUXI – Wall Auxetic Structure Installation” was developed as part of the course “Supporting Structures in Design” in the winter semester 2020/21 at the Institute of Structural Design under the direction of Christoph Holzinger and David Gierlinger and was further developed independently…
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CALL FOR PAPERS | Incomputable Earth—Digital Technologies and the Anthropocene

13.09.2021

Incomputable Earth—Digital Technologies and the Anthropocene, edited by Antonia Majaca, is the outcome of the long-term research project The Incomputable, developed at IZK and funded by FWF. The forthcoming edited volume published by Bloomsbury stems from an ongoing investigation into the…
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Transforming City Regions

31.07.2021

In the winter semester 2020/21, as part of the Integral Design Studio “Transforming City Regions – IBA’27 Konversion Klinikumsareal Sindelfingen,” which was held across groups by the Endowed Chair for Wood Architecture under the direction of Tom Kaden and Aglaée Degros (Institute of Urbanism),…
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Call for Papers | GAM.18

15.04.2021

Application deadline: May 25, 2021
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Innovative Reinforced Concrete Lightweight Ceiling - Hans Kupelwieser Studio at the Lunz am See palace

16.02.2021

The Institute for Structural Design implements a new type of lightweight reinforced concrete ceiling produced using 3D printing processes at Schloss Seehof in Lunz am See.
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Info-Pavilions developed by the IAM - “A Sign for the Future of Timber Architecture”

04.02.2021

Nine "twist" pavilions, which have been developed within the fields of research and teaching at the Institute of Architecture and Media (IAM) since 2018, have now been successfully installed throughout the region of Murau.
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Concrete Student Trophy 2020

26.11.2020

Supervised by Roger Riewe (Institute of Architecture Technology), Danijel Zorec's diploma thesis develops an urban cluster in the form of multiple inhabitable bridges over the Danube Island thus linking two urban areas of Vienna.
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Danijel Zorec’s project "The Living Bridges of Vienna" wins the first prize of this year’s GAD Awards

21.10.2020

Supervised by Roger Riewe (Institute of Architecture Technology), Danijel Zorec's diploma thesis develops an urban cluster in the form of multiple inhabitable bridges over the Danube Island thus linking two urban areas of Vienna.
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Jakob Zöbls „PALIMPSEST“ wins one of the two 1st Prizes of the GAD Awards

15.10.2020

This project, which was supervised by Andreas Lechner (Institute of Design and Building Typology), focuses on the architectural potential of infrastructural buildings in the border region of the Hohe Tauern National Park.
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GAD Awards 20 - virtually!

15.10.2020

On October 15, 2020 the Faculty of Architecture at Graz University of Technology presented the Graz Architecture Diploma awards for the eighteenth time. This year the award ceremony took place virtually.
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3D Welding

14.09.2020

Since January 2020 the team from the Institute for Structural Design, including Christoph Holzinger, Stefan Peters, Jana Rieth and Andreas Trummer, have been working on the Collective Research Project "3D Welding: Additive Fabrication of Structural Steel Elements" to investigate the possibilities…
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Stage and Costumes.

24.08.2020

The Schauspielhaus Theatre in Graz as an Example for Design in Consisting Structure
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Call for Faculty News

24.08.2020

In April 2021 the next issue of GAM – Graz Architecture Magazine: "GAM.17 –Wood. Rethinking Material" will be published. As usual, GAM will devote one of its sections to the “Faculty News”, presenting an overview of the faculty’s most important events and activities spanning from November 2019 to…
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"Humming Room".

24.08.2020

As part of the Graz Cultural Year 2020, the architect Milena Stavrić (Institute for Architecture and Media), together with the artist Elisabeth Harnik and the acoustician Jamilla Balint, created the sound art installation "Humming Room."
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Artgineering-LAMA-Sweco (ALS_O)’s "The Green Market" Project Wins Competition for the biggest square in Belgium

23.07.2020

Artgineering (Aglaée Degros, Institute of Urbanism), in cooperation with LAMA and Sweco, has been chosen winner in the open competition Open Oproep for the refurbishment of Belgium's largest square, the Grote Markt.
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Marc Benjamin Drewes at "Am KOEN zu Gast".

24.06.2020

An Online Excursion by the Institute of Construction and Design Principles
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On Love Afterwards: A Public Montage by Milica Tomić

23.06.2020

Renowned performance and media artist Milica Tomić from the Institute of Contemporary Art is currently exhibiting at Kunsthalle Wien.
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Exploring Home

10.06.2020

An Online Excursion by the Institute of Construction and Design Principles
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Cahier #4

10.06.2020

Cahier #4 – „Kollektive Peripherie“ is out now! The Institute of Urbanism presents the latest issue of their publication featuring new perspectives on open space.
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US-architect and GAM-author Michael Sorkin died

29.03.2020

US-architect and GAM-author Michael Sorkin has died of the Coronavirus. His contribution in GAM.08 - Dense Cities on the potential of the urban density of New York City can be read here.
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Gangoly & Kristiner Architekten receive German Design Award 2020

04.12.2019

Gangoly & Kristiner Architekten received the German Design Award 2020 for their Project "Haus zwischen den Bergen". Short project description: A specific approach to the building tradition and a special respect for the landscape characterize the building in Ausseerland. To combine this particular…
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“Being-Together-With the World-Without-Us” - Christoph Solstreif-Pirker Defends First Artistic-Research Dissertation at TU Graz

25.11.2019

On November 22, 2019, the successful defense of the first artistic-research dissertation took place at Graz University of Technology. Christoph Solstreif-Pirker's doctoral thesis, titled "Being-Together-With the World-Without-Us: Performative Investigations Into the Traumatized Planetary Space"…
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IASS Symposium 2019

18.10.2019

At this year's IASS Symposium in Barcelona, three student teams (supported by the Institute of Structural Design) qualified for the Research Pavilion Competition. Two of the teams received prizes from 30 international participating working groups: Congratulations to the team of Tonia Ludwig and…
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GAD Awards 19 First Prize: Helena Eichlinger: "Holes. Open-cast lignite mining in the Rhineland as an architecture"

03.10.2019

Helena Eichlinger: " Holes. Open-cast lignite mining in the Rhineland as an architecture" Supervisor: Daniel Gethmann, Institute of Architectural Theory, History of Art and Cultural Studies The focus of this master thesis is the examination of open-cast lignite mining in the region of Niederrhein,…
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Stuhl "Frida", © Otto Kaltner

amm in Tischler Journal

27.08.2019

Tischler Journal has dedicated an article to amm - ArchitektInnen machen Möbel. The title "Charakterköpfe" (character heads) refers to the high-quality design furniture that is created by students in the course "Furniture Design Production," and which consistently has its own character. The whole…
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ORF Report: "Seminar on Furniture Design and Production" (amm)

11.07.2019

On May 21, 2019, ORF presented a report in the program "Steiermark heute" about the course "Seminar on Furniture Design and Production" and about amm - Architektinnen machen Möbel. Report
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The 15 Most Beautiful Books in Austria 2018

11.07.2019

The Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria and the Main Association of the Austrian Book Trade are together hosts of the competition "The Most Beautiful Books in Austria". An expert jury evaluates the submitted books and selects 15 of them as "The Most Beautiful Books in Austria 2018". The…
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Ferdinand Schuster (1920–1972) -- The Architectural Oeuvre

10.07.2019

A project of the Institute of Architectural Theory, Art History and Cultural Studies In the OeNB research project "Ferdinand Schuster (1920-1972): The Architectural Oeuvre", architectural documents, illustrations, written work and plans are collected and indexed to document Ferdinand Schuster’s…
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MODELL & SERIE

02.07.2019

Exhibition Chronology amm – architektInnen machen möbel The invitation to the Spring Fair in Graz came at the last minute: with only three days to prepare (including setup), the team of Judith Augustinovič and Rainer Eberl from the Institute of Spatial Design set new standards. Large-format…
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Press Article on Project of "Furniture Design Production" Course (SS19)

08.04.2019

Spittal apprentices from the pro-mente carpentry workshop "Kretha" and TU Graz students design furniture together in a project unique in all of Europe. The winning objects have now been decided. The project was part of the course "Furniture Design Production". Print Article  |  Online Article
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Wartenstein Observation Tower

12.03.2019

A project by the Institute of Structural Design in cooperation with proHolz Steiermark and the borough of Krottendorf-Gaisfeld Krottendorf-Gaisfeld is a small borough in Western Styria. It was once home to an observation tower at the top of its Wartenstein hill; however, this tower was dismantled…
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Double Degree Master Program with the Politecnico di Milano

14.02.2019

As of next winter semester, up to five Master's students will have the opportunity to take part in the new Double Degree Master Program with the Politecnico di Milano. For participants of this program, differing from the normal master curriculum, the following applies: The degree program…
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[Translate to Englisch:] Austrian Interior Design Award 2018

22.08.2018

[Translate to Englisch:] Kategorie Produktdesign | Sitzen mit HIAS von Matthias Hierzer
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Call for Workshop

15.06.2018

International summer workshop at the Institute of Architectural Typologies
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