Research Projects A-Z
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.
The open access journal www.archimaera.de is a forum for interdisciplinary and inter-methodological exchange on architecture.
The DFG-funded research project baureka.online will develop an overarching digital platform that connects the field of building archaeology.
The PhD project aims to reappraise and document the early creative phase of the architect Bernhard Rotterdam and to look at it in its historical context.
Beyond the Classical
The research project addresses the origins of stylistic pluralism in Great Britain and investigates typological and stylistic developments beyond its borders.
The research project "Blue Architecture" systematically deals with searching and finding, documenting and interpreting blue architecture from Babylon to the present.
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.
The habilitation project deals with the life, work and after-effect of the architect and church builder Emil Steffann.
European and Ottoman Hospital Architecture in the 19th Century
The PhD project deals with the influence of European hospital architecture on Ottoman hospital architecture in the 19th century.
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.
Fontana 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.
The research project deals with the sustainable redesign of the cultural landscape of the Ahr valley based on a comprehensive study of its identity-forming features.
The DFG-funded research project explores the ways in which written descriptions of the vanished Mausoleum of Halicarnassus informed Early Modern architects and artists.
Chain Models of the Aachen Cathedral
The series of research projects on chain models examines the load transfer of the Aachen Cathedral vaults.
Maria Laach Monastery Church
The PhD project on Maria Laach analyzes the design history of the romanesque monastery church.
Koepelkerk of Willemstad
The PhD project deals with the history of architecture and the design concept of the Koepelkerk in Willemstad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Castle Church at Lichtenburg Castle in Prettin
The PhD project deals with the architectural history of the castle church at Schloss Lichtenburg in Prettin.
St. Alexander's Church in Warsaw
The PhD project deals with the reconstruction of the St. Alexander's Church in Warsaw.
St. Hubertus by Gottfried Böhm. Elaboration of the Planning and Construction History
A comprehensive study breaks down the churches' planning and construction history.
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.
Villa Rotonda – Reconstruction of the Ground Floor Plan
The research project on the Villa Rotonda dealt with the plan layout of the villa.
Temple to Church
The PhD project deals with the conversion of ancient roman buildings into counter-reformation churches in Rome around 1600.
Vorstadtikone – St. Hubertus by Gottfried Böhm. Visiting the "Backenzahn"
In and around the Aachen church St. Hubertus by Gottfried Böhm, sometimes referred to as the "Backenzahn", we have launched the exhibition "Vorstadtikone" about the church itself on June 25.