Activities

 
Video-chatting AGes-Team Copyright: AGes

March 25, 2020 | Architectural History in Times of Corona


Architectural History in times of Corona? We are working hard on it!

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Church facade in front of a blue sky Copyright: AGes

March 24, 2020 | Revision: Flanders and Brabant


Due to current developments, the excursion will most likely not take place, but will be offered in the form of a seminar.

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Re:located Copyright: AGes

January 22, 2020 | Guest Lecture: "Re:located"


In the course of his guest lecture Jan Richarz will report on facade translocations in the old town of Aachen.

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Christmas tree ecoration consisting of survey nails Copyright: Carsten Hensgens

December 17, 2019 | Merry Christmas!


An eventful year draws to a close. We wish you a merry Christmas!

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Detail of the cover of INSITU Copyright: Wernersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH

November 14, 2019 | Publication: INSITU

In issue 2/2019 of the journal INSITU Tobias Glitsch has published a paper on one of the aspects of his PhD thesis, the gallery system of S. Andrea al Quirinale.

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Scherpenheuvel Copyright: AGes

November 5, 2019 | Teaching Award of the Student Council

The master lecture of Prof. Anke Naujokat in the module History and Theory II was awarded a teaching prize (2nd place) by the Student Council of the Faculty of Architecture.

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Exhibition space Copyright: Anke Naujokat

September 8, 2019 | Exhibition: "The Old Abbey of Kornelimünster"


Together with the kunsthaus nrw, the Chair of Architectural History invites you to an exhibition that presents current research on the architectural ensemble of the old Benedictine abbey of Kornelimünster.

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Cover Bauwelt 17.2019 Copyright: Bauverlag BV GmbH

August 23, 2019 | Publication: Bauwelt


Prompted by this year's Spring Excursion to Scotland, in issue 17.2019 of Bauwelt Tobias Glitsch and Verena Hake have retraced the discussions about the reconstruction of the Glasgow School of Art's burnt out Mackintosh building.

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Edinburgh Panorama Copyright: Anina Janich

June 9, 2019 | Edinburgh and Glasgow Excursion – Enlightened and Industrious


For our traditional Spring Excursion we travelled to Scotland and, following the motto 'Enlightened and Industrious', explored the region between Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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Front façade of Notre-Dame de Paris Copyright: Benh Lieu Song

June 1st, 2019 | Solidarity Action: Notre Dame concerns all of us!

The city of Aachen invites you to a solidarity campaign in the Citykirche with many informative lectures.

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Taliesin West Copyright: Felix Martin

May 14, 2019 | Guest Lecture: "Experimental Architecture in the American Tradition"


In extension of the lecture series "The 20th century. A history of architecture in ten buildings", the Chair of Architectural History cordially invites you to a guest lecture by Aaron Betsky.

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Aachen Cathedral Copyright: AGes

March 29, 2019 | MOOC: Cultural Heritage in Transformation


The Chair of Architectural History is now teaching worldwidely!

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Edinburgh Panorama Copyright: Carlos Delgado (mod.)/AGes

February 14, 2019 | Announcement: Spring Excursion Edinburgh and Glasgow


In June we will travel to Scotland as part of the traditional Spring excursion. We will explore Edinburgh and Glasgow following the motto 'Enlightened and Industrious'.

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Portal of a Medieval Church Copyright: Waschbüsch/AGes

January 23, 2019 | Guest Lecture: "Places of Transition. Portals of Medieval Churches"


Portals on medieval church buildings form places of transition. Dr. des. Andreas Waschbüsch will discuss the different levels of meaning and functions of these complex architectural elements in his guest lecture.

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Square in Turin Copyright: AGes

January 14, 2019 | Guest Lecture: "Urban Development in Turin - Continuity and Transformation"


Cities are built places of memory. Dr. Thomas Wilke will give a guest lecture on "Urban Development in Turin - Continuity and Transformation", which will trace Turin's more than 2000 years of urban history.

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Printen Architecture Icons Christmas Gift Paper Copyright: AGes

December 13, 2018 | Christmas Party


Christmas is in the air...

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St. Johannes, Merkstein Copyright: Felix Mayer

September 13, 2018 | Presentation of students' design projects


Presentation of the results of a design project by Caroline Helmenstein and architecture students of RWTH Aachen University.

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Cover archimaera 7 Copyright: archimaera

August 1, 2018 | Publication: archimaera


The seventh edition of archimaera went live at the end of July.

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St. Bonifatius Krefeld Copyright: Özkan Bucaklı

July 20, 2018 | Talk Emil Steffann


On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Emil Steffann’s death, the Chair of Architectural History of RWTH Aachen University and the association „Dialograum Kreuzung an St. Helena“ have organized a talk that has recently been held in St. Helena's Church.

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St. Bonifatius Krefeld Copyright: Tino Grisi

July 20, 2018 | Talk Emil Steffann


On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Emil Steffann’s death, the Chair of Architectural History of RWTH Aachen University and the association „Dialograum Kreuzung an St. Helena“ organize a talk that will be held in St. Helena's Church.

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Cover StadtBauwelt 218 Copyright: Bauverlag BV GmbH

June 29, 2018 | Publications: Bauwelt

StadtBauwelt 218 focuses on 16 small towns. Caroline Helmenstein and Verena Hake have examined two of these small towns more closely: Bad Münstereifel and Spa. Thus, they created two personal miniature portraits.

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Impression Turin Copyright: Felix Mayer

May 27, 2018 | Turin Excursion – Royal Residence


The spring excursion took the chair to Turin this year.

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Book cover Copyright: Geymüller Verlag

April 17, 2018 | Presentation and new publication


Within a presentation at the aachen_fenster on April 17 2018, Jan Pieper and Bruno Schindler introduced their latest research results on the Aachen Palatine Chapel.

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Talk Felix Martin Copyright: Tim Scheuer

March 10, 2018 | Kick-off workshop baureka.online


In order to discuss a first project draft for baureka.online, an interdisciplinary kick-off workshop took place in Aachen.

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