INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE (IOA), THE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED ARTS VIENNA
The goal of the Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and of its Dean Klaus Bollinger is to teach architecture as an all-inclusive thought process that puts the future architect in the position to define architecture as a three-dimensional expression of culture. To achieve this, the three design studios of Kazuyo Sejima, Greg Lynn and Hani Rashid closely work together with specialists in the departments of technology, theory and editing within our institute, as well as with specialists from reputable external organizations.
This potential for interaction is realized in closely networked teams that are kept comparatively small to facilitate the transfer of knowledge. In computerlabs and state-of-the-art model shops, the latest technologies are tested in theory and practice. The continuous necessity of re-defining architecture both in theoretical and practical terms should be the main focus of teaching.
Researchers: o.Univ.-Professor Dipl.Ing. Dr.techn. Klaus Bollinger, Dipl.Ing. Dr.techn. Clemens Preisinger and Sen.Art. Dipl.arch. MArch. Anja Jonkhans.
IOA / Sen.Art. Dipl.arch. MArch.
Anja Jonkhans is an architect working and teaching in Vienna. She received her Diploma and Masters degree in architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL), London. Having worked for – amongst others – Alsop Architects and Grimshaw Architects in London, she was founding partner of Spacelab/UK with Peter Cook, Colin Fournier and Niels Jonkhans for the Kunsthaus Graz museum. Before teaching at… read more
IOA / Professor / Dipl.Ing. Dr.techn.
Klaus Bollinger has studied Civil Engineering at the Technical University Darmstadt and taught at Dortmund University.
Since 1994 he has been assigned Professor for Structural Engineering at the School of Architecture/University of Applied Arts at Vienna and since 2000 guest professor at the Städelschule in Frankfurt.
In 1983 Klaus Bollinger and Manfred Grohmann established the practice Bollinger + Grohmann, now located in Frankfurt… read more
ZEYNEP AKSÖZ is a PhD Candidate at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna in Institute of Architecture (IoA) http://i-o-a.at/. She is working on EU funded Research Project Innochain http://innochain.net/.
Her ongoing research topic is “Multiple Criteria Optimization in Early Design Phase”, where she focuses on the communication and integration of interdisciplinary… read more
Efilena Baseta is an architect engineer, studied in the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), with a Master degree in Advanced Architecture from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC). Her interest lies in exploring material behaviors, physically and digitally, in order to create real time responsive structures. Since 2014 Efilena is a partner of Noumena, an… read more
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Author: Zeynep Aksoz
Early design phase needs a search strategy that supports the ambiguous nature of design, which can give the designer complete freedom of investigating the design instances with all their trade-offs, rather than limiting the designer with vaguely defined criteria to optimize for. Respectively, the research aims to develop an suitable design search strategy... read more
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Author: Efilena Baseta
Load bearing structures generally show preferred directions for channelling internal forces that depend on geometry and prevailing support conditions (anisotropy). Current material practice does not take advantage of anisotropic material properties. read more