New Releases

  • AM Perspectives Research in additive manufacturing for architecture and construction

    Philipp L Rosendahl (ed), Bruno Figueiredo (ed), Michela Turrin (ed), Ulrich Knaack (ed), Paulo J S Cruz (ed)
    1 May 2024

    As technology continues to evolve, it has made a significant impact on the field of architecture and construction. The introduction of additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, has transformed the way architects and construction professionals approach design and engineering. With the...

  • In the spring of 2021, professors and teachers from around the world taught studio courses and seminars that focused on the destruction and rebuilding of Beirut following the massive explosion that took place in the port on August 4, 2020. Some of these courses were taught collaboratively,...

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    Commons In Design

    Christine Schranz (ed)
    1 July 2023

    The scarcity of resources, climate change, and the digitalization of everyday life are fuelling the economy of swapping, sharing, and lending—all of which are in some way linked to a culture of commoning. In this context, we understand commons as community-based processes that use,...

  • Urbanism in the Expanded Field

    Michal Braier (ed), Lawrence Barth (ed), Rachel Gottesman (ed), Fatina Abreek-Zubiedat (ed), Oz Fishman (ed), Ilana Rudishevsky (ed), Adva Matar (ed)
    13 May 2023

    Urbanism has long been considered a complex and time-consuming form of practice, challenged today more than ever by a global condition of an unsettling instability. We propose to consider this fleeting moment in time and space as a case study and platform for understanding larger trends around...

  • This series includes both Inaugural Speeches and other studies that deal with the built environment and that have a strong historical point of departure. The Chair of History is the driving force behind the series.

    Inaugural speeches have long been unique moments in the careers of...

  • If the Past Teaches, What Does the Future Learn? Ancient Urban Regions and the Durable Future

    John T. Murphy, Carole L. Crumley; Christian Isendahl, Lisa J Lucero, John Meunier, Steffen Nijhuis, Payam Ostovar, Clemens Reichel, Vernon L Scarborough, Federica Sulas, T L Thurston, Carrie Hritz
    11 July 2022

    How can we transform urban environments to encourage durability and mediate the social price of myriad risks and vulnerability?Our work here is to build a bridge from archaeology to mainstream architectural and design theory. The study of places, landscapes, and regions links the two...

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    DESIGN STRUGGLES Intersecting Histories, Pedagogies, and Perspectives

    Claudia Mareis (ed), Nina Paim (ed)
    1 December 2021

    Design Struggles critically assesses the complicity of design in creating, perpetuating, and reinforcing social, political, and environmental problems — both today and in the past. The book proposes to brush the discipline against the grain, by problematizing Western notions of design,...

  • Powerskin Conference Proceedings April 9th 2021 - Munich

    Thomas Auer (ed), Ulrich Knaack (ed), Jens Schneider (ed)
    7 April 2021

    The building skin has evolved enormously over the past decades. The energy performance and environmental quality of both the interior and exterior of buildings are primarily determined by the building envelope. The façade has experienced a change in its role as an adaptive climate control...

  • In 2016, the Government of Suriname, financed by a loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), launched the Paramaribo Urban Rehabilitation Program (PURP), which contributes to the socio-economic revitalisation of Paramaribo’s historic inner city. It aims to attract new residents and...

  • The Story of the Bucky Lab

    Marcel Bilow, Ulrich Knaack, Tillmann Klein
    6 December 2019

    A book about a university docent and one of his courses – why would you do that? And what is the academic impact?

    The question of impact, especially as it relates to the rapidly developing culture of publications in scientific journals, should be the topic of a separate discussion....

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    Façades

    Marcel Bilow, Tillmann Klein, Ulrich Knaack
    1 July 2008

    Façade technology of the 20th century is related to the dissolution of the massive wall into a separation of structure and façade. Looking at the development of façade technology, after 60 years of curtain wall systems, 30 years of element-façade systems and ten years of experience with the...

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