NO SPACE WITHOUT TRAITS. Using Interdisciplinary Perspectives to Explore Spatial Character


Space, from the scale of the room to the scale of the city and beyond, is the currency of architecture, urban design and spatial planning. Space also plays a fundamental role in the sciences and humanities, in cultural geography and the arts, with each field using its own terminology.

In order to improve the ability to perceive the character of places, this theme draws from activities in the arts, humanities and sciences to study the characteristics of spatial conditions and their expression.

By learning from the arts, can a discourse on perception be generated, linking space to its political and social dimensions? Can the concepts of cultural geography help depicting the fluid, rather than static, nature of present-day space? Can the methods of design be combined with those from the sciences to reveal characteristics of contemporary spatial experience?

Symposium. Das Skizzenbuch in Zeiten der Digitalen Transformation
Video recording
10 Mai 2019

Lab Talk. Premio Berlino Fellowship 2019
18 March 2019

Museum Dialogue. Álvaro Siza and the Bauhaus Legacy 
Video recording
20 February 2019

Symposium. Extrovert Interior: Publicness and the Contemporary Museum
Video recording
26 January 2019

Museum Dialogue. Drawing on Sketchbooks
16 September 2018

Museum Dialogue. Speaking Through Sketchbooks
30 June 2018

Performance. Das Arbeitende Konzert (Revision IV-V) Komposition für ein variables Ensemble
16 - 17 Juni 2018

Lab Talk. Premio Berlino Fellowship 2017-2018
Video recording
23 March 2018

Enquiry Programme. The Museum of the 21st Century. Content – Form – Image
2015 - 2017

Film Screening. La Cupola
24 November 2017

Symposium. Australia now Germany 2017. MUSEUM AS ACTIVATOR: Strategies for Public Space and Access
Video recording
14 and 15 September 2017

Dialogue. Space On Demand
8 September 2017

Museum Dialogue. Hand-drawn Future. Architectural Drawing in the Digital Age
7 July 2017

Exhibition Talk. Constructing Culture. Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District
Video recording
26 May 2017

Exhibition Talk. Design Cultures. 
Urban Research and Design Methods in Europe and Asia
Video Recording
31 March 2017

Symposium. "ColourID" – Farbstrategien in Architektur und Kommunikation
Video Recording
24 March 2017

Collaborative Project. Future Urbanscape: Berlin's Kulturforum
2015 - 2017

Book Presentation. Recording a Sensibility of Place. Ways of Seeing and Understanding by Alison and Peter Smithson
3 November 2016

Lecture and Exhibition. Architecture of Embodiment: an aesthetic research dispositive
7 October 2016

International Symposium in Venice. Museums and Cultural Spaces as Motor of Urban and Social Progress
Video recording
24 September 2016

Exhibition. Zai Xing Tu-Mu. Sixteen Chinese Museums. Fifteen Chinese Architects

26 August 2016

Lab Talk. Museum Revisited
Video Recording
8 July 2016

Collaborative Project. Region as City: The Spatial Interdependencies Beyond the City
2012 - 2015

Lab Talk. Jenseits der Architekturpornographie. Über die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des Auditiven in Zeitschriften und Wettbewerben der Architektur
22 May 2015

Conference. homecomings, etc. Return and Delineation in Artistic Practice
10-11 October 2014

Lab Talk. Dancing About Architecture
26 September 2014

Museum Dialogue. Lebbeus Woods. On-line
28 June 2014

Conference. Perception in Architecture. HERE and NOW
27-28 June 2014

Lab Talk. Silence as Everyman's Right
22 May 2014

Lab Talk. Architectural Display. Aktuelle Positionen zur Architekturausstellung
24 April 2014

Exhibition Series. In-Between. Spatial Discourse in Visual Culture (2014 -2015)
17 January 2014

Book Presentation. Sketch, Script, Score. Figures of Architectural Thinking
Video recording
14 December 2012

Reading. Blickwechsel. Part of the Aedes exhibition "agps clues"
7 September 2012

Dialogue. Koolhaas - Sloterdijk. An architectural-philosophical dialogue moderated by Stephan Trüby
Video recording
29 November 2011

Book Presentation. Amster by Juan Guillermo Tejeda and Berlin Waterfronts 2011 Workshop Results
30 September 2011

Lab Talk. The Third Degree: Migration and Space
10 June 2010

Theme Booklet

Dunya Bouchi


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