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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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    Workshop participants
    Prof. Uwe R. Brückner, Atelier Brückner, Stuttgart
    Gerhard Wittfeld, kadawittfeldarchitektur, Aachen
    Kai-Uwe Bergmann, BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, New York
Events
Workshop participants

23.03.2017

Workshop participants

Final critique and evaluation of workshop results

Final critique and evaluation of workshop results.

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Prof. Uwe R. Brückner, Atelier Brückner, Stuttgart

16.03.2017

Prof. Uwe R. Brückner, Atelier Brückner, Stuttgart

Lecture "Museum of the 21st century - how to stage the past, the present and the future"

Prof. Uwe R. Brückner of Atelier Brückner, Stuttgart spoke about "Museum of  the 21st century - how to stage the past, the present and the future."

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Gerhard Wittfeld, kadawittfeldarchitektur, Aachen

10.03.2017

Gerhard Wittfeld, kadawittfeldarchitektur, Aachen

Lecture "Architecture in dialogue"

Gerhard Wittfeld of kadawittfeldarchitektur, Aachen spoke about "Architecture in dialogue"

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Kai-Uwe Bergmann, BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, New York

08.03.2017

Kai-Uwe Bergmann, BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, New York

Lecture "BIG projects"

Kai-Uwe Bergmann of BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, New York spoke about „BIG projects“

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