Portrait of Felix Martin

Person

Dr.-Ing.

Felix Martin

Chair of Architectural History

Research Assistant

Address

Building: 1080 Reiff-Museum

Room: R 118

Schinkelstraße 1

52062 Aachen

 

OrcID: 0000-0003-0977-0194

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 95081
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92314
 

Consultation Hour

Mondays, 9am to 10am | Appointments to be requested via e-mail

 

Curriculum Vitae

2009-2016 Studies in Architecture at RWTH Aachen University and Dublin School of Architecture | 2016 Master's degree with Honors, RWTH Aachen University Springorum Medal | 2012-2013 Internship at the Cathedral Building Administration, Cologne, and at Denis Byrne Architects, Dublin | 2010-2016 Student Assistant at the Chair of Architectural History at RWTH Aachen University with Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Pieper, collaboration on various research projects, e.g. "Die Hochkorridore von Sabbioneta", "Teatro. Bühnentechnik und Raumakustik im Theaterbau des 16. Jahrhunderts" and "Die Aula Regia in Aachen" (DFG-funded) | 2016-2017 Research Assistant at the Chair of Architectural History at RWTH Aachen University with Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anke Naujokat, collaboration on the research project "baureka.online" (DFG-funded) | 2017 Mary Vidal Memorial Award by the Historians of Eighteenth Century Art and Architecture | 2017 Teaching Fellow at the School of Architecture at Taliesin, USA | 2018 Research sojourn at Trinity College Dublin and Warburg Institute London, funded by the DAAD | 2018-2021 Freelancer at Denis Byrne Architects, Dublin and Jäck Molina Architekten, Cologne | 2018-2021 PhD Scholarship, awarded by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes | since 2019 member of the editorial board of the Open Access journal archimaera | 2019-2021 Collaboration with Tim Scheuer | 2019-2022 teaching position at Biberach University of Applied Sciences in the subject "Building Survey / Preservation of Historical Monuments" | since 2021 Researcher at the Chair of Architectural History at RWTH Aachen University with Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anke Naujokat | 2022 foundation of SMAA with Tim Scheuer and Jan Philipp Alfes | 2022 PhD Defense | 2023 Friedrich-Wilhelm-Preis, awarded by RWTH Aachen University

 

Research

Current Research Project

"The inhabited Monument. Public Magnificence and Private Restraint at Sir William Chambers’ Casino at Marino in Dublin." (ongoing PhD project)

baureka.online (DFG-funding 2021-2024)

"Re-Conceiving an Ancient Wonder. The Afterlife of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, 1500-1850."

Main Research Areas

Architecture of the Enlightenment in Ireland and Great Britain | English Landscape Gardens | Architectural Sensualism in the Eighteenth Century | Frank Lloyd Wright | Architectural Types and Themes | Transfer of Types as a Design Strategy | Dissemination and Analysis of Research Data in Architectural History | Digital Building Archaeology

 

Main Publications

The publications of Felix Martin on RWTH Publications can be found here.

Articles

Felix Martin: Building for Posterity. Friedrich Weinbrenner‘s Monument for the War of Liberation in Leipzig, in: Desmond Bryan Kraege and Felix Martin (ed.): Re-Conceiving an Ancient Wonder. The Afterlife of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, 1500-1850, Cambridge 2024 (forthcoming).

Felix Martin: 'To make what Greece, what Rome can boast of, our’s' – Das Casino at Marino in Dublin und die Grand Tour von Lord Charlemont und William Chambers, in: Koldewey-Gesellschaft (ed.): Bericht über die 51. Tagung für Ausgrabungswissenschaft und Bauforschung, Dresden 2024 (forthcoming).

Felix Martin: De Harmonie in Antwerpen, in: Bauwelt 8 (2022) p. 20-25.

Friederike Fugmann, Felix Martin: Stadt in Aachens Altstadt, in: Bauwelt 11 (2021) p. 10-11.

Anke Naujokat, Tobias Glitsch, Felix Martin, Hermann Schlimme: baureka.online – Research Repository, Catalogue and Archive for Architectural History and Building Archaeology , in: SCIRES.IT 10/1 (2020), p. 43-52.

Felix Martin: Charakter und Ausdruck. Zur Stimmungserzeugung in der Architektur der Spätaufklärung, in: archimaera 8 (2019), p. 33-48.

Felix Martin: Do the Wright Thing, in: Bauwelt 9 (2020), p. 11.

Felix Martin: Living in a Monument. Building and Designing the Casino at Marino, in: Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 21 (2019), p. 11-29.

Martina Trognitz, Ines Schwarzbach, Felix Martin: Bilder – Vektorgrafiken und CAD-Daten, in: IANUS (ed.): IT-Empfehlungen für den nachhaltigen Umgang mit digitalen Daten in den Altertumswissenschaften, Berlin 2017, p. 101-130.

Felix Martin: Analyzing Architectural Types and Themes as Design Strategy, in: 2017 Annual Meeting Paper Proceedings, 23-25 March 2017 in Detroit (MI), Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (2017), p. 178-184.

Editorships

Daniel Buggert, Adria Daraban, Karl R. Kegler, Felix Martin, Anke Naujokat, Rainer Schützeichel (eds.): archimaera 10 (2023), Fragment (de).

Daniel Buggert, Adria Daraban, Karl R. Kegler, Felix Martin, Anke Naujokat, Rainer Schützeichel (eds.):
archimaera 9 (2021), Rückseiten (de).

Daniel Buggert, Adria Daraban, Nadja Horsch, Karl R. Kegler, Felix Martin, Anke Naujokat, Rainer Schützeichel (eds.): archimaera 8 (2019), Atmosphären (de).

Published Design Projects

Felix Martin: Haus des Tanzes – Ein Neubau für die Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Köln, online publication on BauNetz Campus, 2016.

Reviews and Conference Reports

Anke Naujokat, Tobias Glitsch, Felix Martin: Bericht über den Auftaktworkshop zum Projekt "baureka.online".

 

Talks (Selection)

Felix Martin: Chambers in Dublin. A Distinct Architectural Approach for the Second City of the Empire | Paper Presentation at the Conference "Sir William Chambers (1723-1796): A Tercentenary Celebration", Ax:son Johnson Foundation, Stockholm / Engelsberg Bruk, April 17 to 18, 2023.

Felix Martin: 'Faithfully representing the Appearance.' Architectural Drawings in the Travel Publications of the 1750s and 60s | Paper Presentation at the Symposium "Robert Wood (1717-1771) Classicist and Traveller: Eighteenth Century Books and European networks", Marsh’s Library, Dublin, 14 October 2022.

Felix Martin: The Inhabited Monument. Sir William Chambers' Casino at Marino in Dublin | Paper Presentation at the Emerging Scholar Showcase of the Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture, Online, 23 April 2022.

Felix Martin: 'To make what Greece, what Rome can boast of, our's.' The Casino at Marino in Dublin and the Grand Tour of Lord Charlemont | Guest Lecture at the University College Dublin, April 14, 2022.

Felix Martin: Building for Posterity. Friedrich Weinbrenner, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus and the Pursuit of Permanence around 1800 | Paper Presentation at the Conference "Re-Conceiving an Ancient Wonder. The Afterlife of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, 1500-1850", RWTH Aachen University, September 9 to 11, 2021.

Felix Martin: 'And Fix the Graces on Thy native Shore.' Das Casino at Marino in Dublin und die Grand Tour von Lord Charlemont und William Chambers | Paper Presentation at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Koldewey Gesellschaft, Straßburg, May 12 to 16, 2021.

Felix Martin: Architecture of Magnificence. Monumental Tendencies in Mid-Eighteenth Century Architectural Discourse | Paper Presentation at the Conference "On Monumentality", Akropolis Museum Athens, April 4 to 6, 2019.

Felix Martin: Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin – An English Landscape Garden? | Paper Presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies in Denver (CO), March 22 to 24, 2019.

Felix Martin: The Singular Cause. Or the Pluralism of Eighteenth-Century Design Concepts | Paper Presentation at the Conference 'Islands and Isolation', British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies at University of Oxford, January 4 to 6, 2019.

Felix Martin: Architectural Iconology or the Casino at Marino as an Object of Enlightenment Culture | Paper Presentation at the Conference "Mnemonic Waves", Warburg Institute London, November 15, 2018.

Anke Naujokat, Tobias Glitsch, Felix Martin: baureka.online – Research Repository, Catalogue and Archive for Architectural History and Building Archeology | Paper Presentation at the Conference 'Virtual Models and Scientific Value – Historic Studies and Virtual Models in the Age of Digital Humanities', Technische Universität Berlin, November 7 to 8, 2018.

Felix Martin: Disseminating Refinement through Architectural Objects of Taste | Paper Presentation at the Conference 'Barbarism and Behaviour', British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies at Aix-Marseille Université, September 3 to 4, 2018.

Felix Martin: The Casino at Marino – Memories, Monuments, Enlightenment | Evening Lecture at the School of Architecture at Taliesin, Scottsdale (AZ), November 13, 2017.