May 5, 2020 | A Digital "Thank You!"
Teaching Architectural History in by entirely digital means works remarkably well – not least thanks to our open-minded students.
March 25, 2020 | Architectural History in Times of Corona
Architectural History in times of Corona? We are working hard on it!
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.
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.
December 17, 2019 | Merry Christmas!
An eventful year draws to a close. We wish you a merry Christmas!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 29, 2019 | MOOC: Cultural Heritage in Transformation
The Chair of Architectural History is now teaching worldwidely!
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'.
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.
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.
December 13, 2018 | Christmas Party
Christmas is in the air...
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.
August 1, 2018 | Publication: archimaera
The seventh edition of archimaera went live at the end of July.
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.
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.
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.
May 27, 2018 | Turin Excursion – Royal Residence
The spring excursion took the chair to Turin this year.
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.
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.