Deutsches Hafenmuseum Hamburg
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Deutsches Hafenmuseum Hamburg

28.11.2016

Deutsches Hafenmuseum Hamburg

Designs for the National Port Museum

The port anniversary is celebrated as a big port festival in Hamburg every year. It is already the 818th anniversary in 2017. Hamburg’s town history is closely linked to the development of the port. Hamburg’s significance and influence as...

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European Cultural Centre in Venice

26.02.2015

European Cultural Centre in Venice

Designing in Dialogue between Traditional and Modern

The idea of a European Cultural Centre as a cross-national place of discourse, research and public work has already been discussed for a while at multiple levels inside the European Union....

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    A special exhibition at the Zoological Museum, Hamburg

aac designs for an Evolutioneum

A special exhibition at the Zoological Museum, Hamburg

What could a natural history museum of the 21st century look like? The special exhibition of the Academy for Architectural Culture (aac) in the Zoological Museum, Hamburg, provides some answers. In the context of the Evolutioneum workshop, scholarship students of the aac have produced designs in two parts, which are on display at the Zoological Museum, Hamburg, until ...

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    Tehran City Garden: Designs for a New Civic Centre – Shaping Public Life on the City’s Former Airport Area

aac-Workshop, Autumn 2017

Tehran City Garden: Designs for a New Civic Centre – Shaping Public Life on the City’s Former Airport Area

The topic of this year’s autumn workshop is the redevelopment of Iran’s capital former airport in Tehran. Student designs for parts of the area shall make a substantial contribution to the conversion of the former airport area. Excerpt of the Iranian daily newspaper, Iran Newspaper, June 27th 1922: “According to information received, two British airplanes will shortly...

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    Deutsches Hafenmuseum Hamburg: Designs for the National Port Museum

aac-Workshop, Spring 2017

Deutsches Hafenmuseum Hamburg: Designs for the National Port Museum

The port anniversary is celebrated as a big port festival in Hamburg every year. It is already the 818th anniversary in 2017. Hamburg’s town history is closely linked to the development of the port. Hamburg’s significance and influence as Hanseatic city were shaped by the port, as also the different epochs of the port have consistently changed and left their mark on  ...

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    Altona Nord: Designs for Hamburg`s New Traffic Hub

aac-Workshop, Autumn 2016

Altona Nord: Designs for Hamburg`s New Traffic Hub

When they no longer serve their original function, railway sidings can become important inner-city development areas. This opportunity recently arose in Hamburg as a result of the decommissioning of a branching goods train depot for which a...

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    From Module to Urban Quarter – Case Study Houses for the 21st-Century Berlin

aac-Workshop, Summer 2016

From Module to Urban Quarter – Case Study Houses for the 21st-Century Berlin

The global change of mankind from rural circumstances to a mostly urban-orientated society of the future manifests itself in the latest waves of migration. The radical change sharpens our awareness of a challenge that has already for a long time become reality in most of the metropolises: The vehement dynamic of a growing city also allowing all social classes to live ...

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    Exhibition at Palazzo Rossini

15th International Architecture Biennale 2016 in Venice

Exhibition at Palazzo Rossini

Since its establishment by the gmp Foundation in 2008, the Academy for Architectural Culture (aac) has organized twelve workshops, lecture series, and symposia focusing on topical issues in architecture in an international context. Its holistic approach is guided by its founders’ experience and the belief that construction, teaching, and research closely interact and ...

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    Exhibition at Palazzo Mora

15th International Architecture Biennale 2016 in Venice

Exhibition at Palazzo Mora

European Cultural Centre Venice – Design as a Dialogue between Tradition and Modernity The results of the 2015 aac spring workshop will be presented at Palazzo Mora as part of the “TIME – SPACE – EXISTENCE” exhibition of the Global Art Affairs Foundation. This means that the designs can be viewed in the very building for which they were intended as ...

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    Evolutioneum Hamburg, Part II

aac-Workshop, November 2015

Evolutioneum Hamburg, Part II

The second part of the Academy for Architectural Culture’s 2015 autumn workshop, under the title “Evolutioneum”, will also explore designs for a museum of the future in Hamburg. While the first part addressed concepts for a high-profile new museum building on the Baakenhöft, and thus with a direct reference to water and the port, the second part of the aac workshop wi...

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    Evolutioneum Hamburg

aac-Workshop, September 2015

Evolutioneum Hamburg

The 2015 autumn workshop organized by the Academy for Architectural Culture is entitled "Evolutioneum" and focuses on designs for a museum of the future in Hamburg. The title is linked to much more than the renaissance of the old Hamburg Natural History Museum which, up until its destruction in 1943, was one of the largest and most visited museums in Germany. Although...

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    European Cultural Centre in Venice

aac workshop, Spring 2015

European Cultural Centre in Venice

The idea of a European Cultural Centre as a cross-national place of discourse, research and public work has already been discussed for a while at multiple levels inside the European Union. Venice, with its centuries-old tradition, manifested in its numerous historic Palazzi, and the Art and Architecture Biennale already hosting two of the most renowned cultural events...

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