END OF THE YEAR REVIEW - STÄDELSCHULE ARCHITECTURE CLASS

Herzliche Einladung zu den Veranstaltungen der Städelschule!

the Architecture Class presents:

END-OF-YEAR REVIEWS with Diploma Thesis Proposals on "The New Museum?"The architectural theme of the year has addressed the contemporary status of the museum as a cultural institution and architectural type. The work - as much as the event series during the semester has focused on the role of the contemporary museum in our culture. The lectures and events have accompanied the work in the Architectural Class for a series of museum proposals for the Rhein-Main region in Germany.

Alle Veranstaltungen der Architekturklasse finden in englischer Sprache statt.


END.OF.YEAR REVIEW Städelschule Architecture Class
First Year Group - Research: Architecture Modelling and the Geometry of Fibre and Textile Material System: Thursday, 12 July, 10h, Hall
Diploma Thesis Proposals: Friday, 13 July, 10h, Aula
The review is open to the public.

Once more the Architecture Class in Städelschule invites to its annual Projects Review. As in previous years, the group of invited critics is comprised of some of the best architects, theorists and critics there are. The group includes: theorist Beatriz Colomina (professor Princeton University); professor and Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, Mark Wigley; theorist Sanford Kwinter (professor Rice University); Achim Menges (professor Hfg Offenbach and the Architectural Association in London); Peter Schmal (Director Deutsches Architekturmuseum), Mohsen Mostafavi (Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University).


The Günter Bock Architecture Prize 2007
Thursday, 12 July, 19:00 h, Deutsches Architekturmuseum

For the first time a student of the Städelschule Architecture Class will be awarded for Best Performance and Work during the First Years of Studies.
The prize exempt the student from the tuition fees in the Diploma Year. The Prize is named after the former Dean of the Städelschule Architecture Class Günter Bock, who worked and teached here in Frankfurt and was one of the founding fathers of the Post-Graduate Program in Architecture, which we know now as "Master of Advanced Design".

The Prize is enabled by the generous support of the Lions Club Frankfurt Flughafen.


Dean´s Honorary Lecture:
Mohsen Mostafavi, Cornell University: Ecological Urbanism
Thursday, 12 July, 19:15 h, Deutsches Architekturmuseum

Alle Veranstaltungen der Architekturklasse finden in englischer Sprache statt.

Mohsen Mostafavi, an architect and educator, is the Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and the Arthur L. and Isabel B. Wiesenberger professor of architecture at Cornell University. Previously, he was the Chairman of the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London.

He studied architecture at the AA, and undertook research on counter-reformation urban history at the universities of Essex and Cambridge. Among other places, Mostafavi also has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Cambridge University, Harvard and the Frankfurt Academy of Fine Arts (Staedelschule).
In co-authorship with David Leatherbarrow, he wrote the awarded books “Surface Architecture” (MIT Press, 2002) and “On Weathering: The Life of Buildings in Time” (MIT Press, 1993). He is also the co-author with Homa Farjadi of "Delayed Space" (Princeton Architectural Press, 1994). Mostafavi has edited and contributed to a number of publications, among them “Logique Visuelle” (Idea Books, 2003), a book on architecture and fashion. His writings have also been published in such prestigious journals as Architectural Review , Arquitectura and Daidalos .

Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM)
Schaumainkai 43
60596 Frankfurt am Main

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The Städelschule Architecture Class Lecture Series is supported by the Architekten- und Stadtplanerkammer Hessen.