Student Research Projects

 
 
Blue-tiled building in front of a blue sky Copyright: © Verena Hake

Blue Architecture

The research project "Blue Architecture" systematically deals with searching and finding, documenting and interpreting blue architecture from Babylon to the present.

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Interior view of the Auferstehungskirche Copyright: © Imbi Leitaru

Protestant Churches in Aachen

The publication project aims to publish an architectural guide to the Protestant churches in Aachen, which was developed together with students.

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Bird's eye view of the former Kornelimünster Abbey Copyright: © Carsten Hensgens

Kornelimünster. The Early Modern Buildings of the Imperial Abbey

The research project deals with early modern buildings at the Imperial Abbey of Kornelimünster, the display of relics and imperial representation at a foundational site of the Holy Roman Empire.

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Front view of the Institute for Communications Engineering and Radio Frequency Technology, Aachen Copyright: © Anina Janich

Settings for Academia

In 2020, RWTH Aachen University celebrated the 150th anniversary of its foundation. The Chair is taking this as an opportunity to document, analyze and scientifically review the university's building stock.

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Pilgrimage church in Scherpenheuvel Copyright: © Tobias Glitsch

Scherpenheuvel. Church and City in a Heptagon (DFG)

The DFG-funded research project on Scherpenheuvel analyzes the genesis, shape and concept of said pilgrimage site at different scales.

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Detail of the St. Johannes church in Merkstein with bell Copyright: © Felix Mayer

St. Johannes in Merkstein

The publication project includes extensive building documentation of the church of St. Johannes in Merkstein (1961/62, Emil Steffann) as well as scenarios for its future conversion.

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