Here you can find a complete list of all publications by the Chair of Architectural History.
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Research Profile

Research at the Chair of Architectural History is usually based on the object itself and starts with meticulous in situ building research.
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The open access journal is a forum for interdisciplinary and inter-methodological exchange on architecture.
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Scherpenheuvel (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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The DFG-funded research project will develop an overarching digital platform that connects the field of building archaeology.
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Halicarnassus (DFG)

The DFG-funded research project explores the ways in which written descriptions of the vanished Mausoleum of Halicarnassus informed Early Modern architects and artists.
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Aachen Palatine Chapel

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

The research project addresses the origins of stylistic pluralism in Great Britain and investigates typological and stylistic developments beyond its borders.
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Blue Architecture

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

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Casino at Marino

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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Emil Steffann

The habilitation project deals with the life, work and after-effect of the architect and church builder Emil Steffann.
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Protestant Churches

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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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.
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Chain Models

The series of research projects on chain models examines the load transfer of the Aachen Cathedral vaults.
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Maria Laach Monastery

Maria Laach Monastery Church © Copyright: Tobias Glitsch

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

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

The PhD project examines the creation and genesis, typology and meanings of the core building of early modern urban water architecture.
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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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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.
Photo: Tobias Glitsch

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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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St. Hubertus

A comprehensive study breaks down the planning and construction history of this church built in Aachen by Gottfried Böhm.
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St. Johannes

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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Villa Rotonda

The research project on the Villa Rotonda dealt with the plan layout of the villa.
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Temple to Church

The PhD project deals with the conversion of ancient roman buildings into counter-reformation churches in Rome around 1600.
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In and around the Aachen church St. Hubertus by Gottfried Böhm, the exhibition "Vorstadtikone" about the church itself was launched. Image: Graphics team "Vorstadtikone"

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