847421 SL Materials and Technologies

summer semester 2020 | Last update: 08.07.2020 Place course on memo list
SL Materials and Technologies
SL 2
each semester

The students gain a basic understanding of climate-friendly and sustainable building as well as the interplay of technical, material-related and building-ecological demands on the architecture and the built environment.

Overview of the materials used in building processes and their characteristics as well as related technologies.

Course examination according to § 7, statute section on "study-law regulations".

David Wallace Wells, The Uninhabitable Earth. 2019.

Manuel Kretzer, “Tomorrowland,” in Living Architecture Systems Group White Papers 2019, ed. Philip Beesley, Sascha Hastings, Sarah Bonnemaison (Toronto: Riverside Architectural Press), 157-173.

Manuel Kretzer, “Breathe,” in Living Architecture Systems Group Symposium 2019 Proceedings, ed. Philip Beesley, Sascha Hastings (Toronto: Riverside Architectural Press, March 2019), 123-124.

Manuel Kretzer, “The Joy of Materiality,” in Laka Perspectives, Ed. Katarzyna Burzynska, Rafal Przybyla (Poland: Petit, 2018).

Manuel Kretzer, Information Materials - Smart Materials for Adaptive Architecture. 2017.

Manuel Kretzer, “The Optimist’s Guide to the Anthropocene,” in KINE[SYS]TEM – From Nature to Architectural Matter, Conference Proceedings, ed. Maria Joao de Oliveira and Filipa Crespo Osório (Lisbon: ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, June 2017), 2-9.

Manuel Kretzer. “Educating Smart Materials.” Cuadernos del Centro de Estudios de Diseño y Comunicación No 61, special issue: Diffuse Materiality. Design Practices and Trends (2016): 89-96.

Manuel Kretzer. “Why so serious?” Ehituskunst #57: What do you want, Brick? (2015): 42-51.

Manuel Kretzer and Ludger Hovestadt (Eds.), Alive: Advancements in Adaptive Architecture. 2014.

Manuel Kretzer, “Materials in the Anthropocene,” in What’s the Matter? Materiality and Materialism at the Age of Computation, ed. Maria Voyatzaki (European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture, Dec. 2014), 499-512.

Chris Anderson, Makers - The New Industrial Revolution. 2012.

Axel Ritter, Smart Materials in architecture, interior architecture and design. 2007.

Ray Kurzweil, The Singularity Is Near - When Humans Transcend Biology. 2005.

Due to the current situation this semester will be comletely onine. Therefore all dates have been changed and the final test will be on the 5.5.2020!

2. Test 29. September 11:00 - 12:30.

3. Test 7. December, time will be announced

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Date Time Location
Mon 2020-03-16
14.15 - 16.00 Gr. HS Gr. HS Barrier-free Einführung
Mon 2020-06-08
14.15 - 16.00 Gr. HS Gr. HS Barrier-free Vorbesprechung Klausur
Mon 2020-06-15
09.00 - 13.00 rr 15 rr 15 Barrier-free Klausur