Building Archaeology

 
 
Reconstruction of the floor plan of the Aachen Palatine Chapel Copyright: © Bruno Schindler

Aachen Palatine Chapel – Reconstruction of the Floor Plan

The research project on the Aachen Palatine Chapel reconstructed the geometry of the building's ground plan.

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Logo baureka.online Copyright: © Felix Martin

baureka.online (DFG)

The DFG-funded research project baureka.online will develop an overarching digital platform that connects the field of historic building research.

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The Casino at Marino in Dublin Copyright: © Tim Scheuer

Casino at Marino in Dublin


The PhD project examines the Casino at Marino in Dublin and traces the emergence of public monumental architecture in the Enlightenment.

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Maria Laach Monastery Church Copyright: © Tobias Glitsch

Maria Laach Monastery Church


The PhD project on Maria Laach analyzes the design history of the romanesque monastery church.

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The Koepelkerk of Willemstad Copyright: © Sara Dolls

Koepelkerk of Willemstad


The PhD project deals with the history of architecture and the design concept of the Koepelkerk in Willemstad.

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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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The Mostra dell'Acqua Felice in Rome Copyright: © Public Domain

Mostra dell'Acqua Felice in Rome


The PhD project examines the creation and genesis, typology and significance of a core building of counter-reformatory urban water architecture.

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Roma Sotterranea Copyright: © Tobias Glitsch

Roma Sotterranea

The project will systematically examine the subterranean parts of the sacred buildings of Renaissance and Baroque Rome and capture them in all their functional and iconological complexity.

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The church S. Andrea al Quirinale in Rome Copyright: © Tobias Glitsch

S. Andrea al Quirinale


The PhD project on S. Andrea al Quirinale has produced the first wide-ranging monography covering the architecture of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's oval church.

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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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