aac workshop archive

European Art School Vertical Life Tehran City Garden Deutsches Hafenmuseum Hamburg Altona Nord From Module to Urban Quarter Evolutioneum Hamburg, Part II Evolutioneum Hamburg, Part I European Cultural Centre in Venice Brooklyn Powerhouse aac intensive courses Urban Exchange: New School Technoversum Berlin Urban Exchange: Hamburg-Shanghai Việt Nam 2010 TXL+ aac 2008
aac workshop archive
European Art School

05.09.2018

European Art School

Rethinking the Mediterranean Academy Project

Architects and artist developed the idea of a European Mediterranean Academy near Cavalière at the Côte d‘Azur under the auspices of Henricus Theodorus Wijdeveld and Eric Mendelsohn in the 30s.

>
Vertical Life

14.02.2018

Vertical Life

Urban Qualities in Future High-rise Buildings

The Utopia of the vertical city has forever kept planners and utopians under its spell. From the Tower of Babel to the production designs of “Blade Runner” this vision is recurrently conjured up. The adaption of these ideas for solving the...

>
Tehran City Garden

04.09.2017

Tehran City Garden

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

The autumn workshop 2017 of the aac Academy for Architectural Culture for the first time was dedicated to the architecture and cultural exchange between Germany and Iran.

>
Deutsches Hafenmuseum Hamburg

01.03.2017

Deutsches Hafenmuseum Hamburg

Designs for the National Port Museum

Big sailing ships dominated the scene of the Hamburg port until the 20th century. Today, the Hamburg tidal port is the third largest container handling hub in Europe. Only enormous changes in the structure of the Port of Hamburg allowed this...

>
Altona Nord

14.09.2016

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 arose in Hamburg as a result of the decommissioning of a branching goods train depot. The plan for the entire...

>
From Module to Urban Quarter

25.05.2016

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...

>
Evolutioneum Hamburg, Part II

06.11.2015

Evolutioneum Hamburg, Part II

Designs for a Natural History Museum: Exhibitions, Collections, Research

The title “Evolutioneum”  includes much more than the renaissance of the old Hamburg Natural History Museum destroyed in World War II. Although the collections that were saved prior to its destruction make up a large part of the...

>
Evolutioneum Hamburg, Part I

16.09.2015

Evolutioneum Hamburg, Part I

Designs for a Natural History Museum: Exhibitions, Collections, Research

The title “Evolutioneum”  includes much more than the renaissance of the old Hamburg Natural History Museum destroyed in World War II. Although the collections that were saved prior to its destruction make up a large part of the...

>
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.

>
Brooklyn Powerhouse

02.09.2014

Brooklyn Powerhouse

An Architectural Contribution to the Cultural Ecology of the Gowanus District

The name Brooklyn Rapid Transit Powerhouse refers to a large coal-fired power station built at the end of the 19th century to generate electricity for Brooklyn’s streetcar system. A New York philanthropist recently purchased the property with...

>
aac intensive courses

24.06.2014

aac intensive courses

aac summer Research Lab 2014

In the first lab, the aac will in investigate how the design process changes through the use of parametric design approaches on its geometric, material and structural level. The exploration is...

>
Urban Exchange: New School

05.09.2013

Urban Exchange: New School

Designs for the German School Shanghai

The discussion of modern and future-proof schools is highly topical and addresses a theme of global importance. What tasks will a school of the future be faced with? - How does new teaching...

>
Technoversum Berlin

28.02.2013

Technoversum Berlin

The Museum of the Future

The German Museum of Technology in Berlin with currently 500,000 visitors annually is the largest museum of its type after the Deutsches Museum in Munich. It is situated on a ca. 10.5 hectare...

>
Urban Exchange: Hamburg-Shanghai

09.08.2012

Urban Exchange: Hamburg-Shanghai

Architecture for the Demands of today’s Urban Populations

A place at an aac-workshop, allows selected students to tap directly into more than 45 years of experience collected by the German Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners. With more than 470...

>
Việt Nam 2010

11.06.2010

Việt Nam 2010

Architectural concepts for a "Deutsches Haus" in Ho Chi Minh City

In 2010, the aac organised a workshop abroad for the first time. The workshop took place in Hanoi, Vietnam, was official part of the anniversary year “Germany in Vietnam 2010” and was organised in cooperation with the Vietnam Architects...

>
TXL+

01.01.2009

TXL+

Showcase of an energy-plus city

In 2009, twenty award-holders from Germany and China took part in a five-week course at number 13 Planckstraße in Hamburg to work out a scheme for the future use of the 460 ha site of...

>
aac 2008

01.09.2008

aac 2008

"Architecture as cultural export – concepts for a globalised world"

The teaching at the 2008 aac took place under the roof of the general topic: "Architecture as cultural export – concepts for a globalised world". This issue will be dealt with by means of

>