30.09.21, 09:30 Main room Entry: Free


Symposium: Model

Guest production

Part 1
Precision - Bernd Grimm
Bernd Grimm, born in 1962 in Ellwangen/Jagst, has been working for over 30 years in the overlapping zones of architecture, design and art. This includes, among other things, classic product design, graphics, exhibition and spatial design. He has also taught at numerous universities.

Handicraft - Anna Staudt
Anna Staudt, Stonemason and Sculptor, who is working independently as head and owner of the Atelier of Friedrich Meyer in Düsseldorf, since 2017. She received the the Meisterbrief and Degree from the HWK Düsseldorf, to that time she also worked as collaborator at Friedrich Meyer, Düsseldorf (2014–2017). During 2014 she travelled through India and China. From 2008–2014 she was the head of model work shop at Atelier Peter Zumthor in Haldenstein, Switzerland. Before that, she worked as stone restoration at Heinz Lehmann, Leuzigen, Switzerland (2005–2008) and completed her apprenticeship at Friedrich Meyer, Düsseldorf, Germany (2001–2004)

Method - Wolfgang List
Wolfgang List is co-founder of the architecture and design platform Mostlikely. He has taught and lectured at the Escuela Taller in Bogota / Colombia, the New Design University in St. Pölten, the Technical University in Vienna and the Tongji University in Shanghai. Wolfgang List published the books Most Likely Design, 14.03.–23.03. Team Wien and Demolished Modified Endangered. Since 2016, he has been teaching and researching at the Institute for Fundamentals of Construction and Design at TU Graz. Wolfgang List completed his doctorate at TU Graz in 2020 with the thesis Designing with Models—Investigation into the Relevance of Analogue Models for Design Theory.

Purpose - Angelika Hinterbrandner
Angelika Hinterbrandner studied architecture at TU Graz and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She worked for MVRDV, Buchner Bründler Architekten and as a project and study assistant at TU Graz, among others. In 2018–19, she was an editorial assistant at ARCH+. Since then, she has been working for Brandlhuber+ and is studying Leadership Digital Innovation at the UdK Berlin in parallel. In addition to social and political aspects of architecture, her focus is on current trends in technology and communication.

Part 2

Myth - Vlad Ionescu
Vlad Ionescus is an associate professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Art (UHasselt) / PXL MAD where he currently teaches the history and theory of these domains. His research concerns the epistemology of aesthetic formalism in art history (Aloïs Riegl, Heinrich Wölfflin and Wilhelm Worringer), image analysis and architectural theory. Besides co-editing and co-translating Jean-François Lyotard’s Writings on Contemporary Art and Artists (Leuven University Press, 2009–2013), he is the author of Applied Arts, Implied Art. Craftsmanship and Technology in the Age of Art Industry (A&S Books, 2016) and Pneumatology. An Inquiry into the Representation of Wind, Air, Breath (ASP, 2017).

Scale - Caspar Frenken & Benjamin Grootehuijse
Collaborating on several design studios in the Netherlands and the UK, Caspar Frenken and Benjamin Groothuijse came together as educators around an interest in the role of the model within architectural education. At the chair of Interiors Buildings Cities at TU Delft, they developed a studio format for the foundational Master’s course, working with large scale models. Benjamin teaches at the Berlage Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design of the TU Delft and is founding partner at Groothuijse de Boer architecten in Amsterdam. Caspar is teaching assistant at the chair of Interiors Buildings Cities at TU Delft and programme coordinator at the Academy of Architecture in Rotterdam.

Represantation - Tibor Bielicky & Ellena Ehrl
Since 2014 architects Ellena Ehrl and Tibor Bielicky collaborate on various projects that move between architecture, urbanism, design, publication and exhibition. In addition to their work as practicing architects and teaching assistants at ETH Zurich, they co-founded the architecture journals Planphase (2010-2019) and Superposition (since 2020), created the research platform Recording America and produce and publish print- and multimedia content connected to their self-initiated, multi-disciplinary research on architecture, urbanism and subculture. They live and work in Zurich, Switzerland.

Construction - Malgorzata Maria Olchowska
Gosia Olchowska obtained Master of Architecture diploma from TU Delft (NL) in 2007 and since then she was working as an architect at De Vylder Vinck Tailieu, Murmuur and Bovenbouw architectuur. At this moment she is teaching at Ghent University, KU Leuven Campus Sint Lucas Ghent and Rotterdam Academy of Baukunst. Between 2017 and 2018 she was a guest teacher at RISEBA, Riga. Between 2009 and 2018 she studied printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gent.

With Alex Lehnerer, Vlad Ionescu, Benjamin Groothuijse, Ellena Ehrl, Tibor Bielicky and Malgorzata Maria Olchowska.


Symposium: Model