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 historic building research.
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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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PhD Theses

The Chair of Architectural History is hosting dissertation and habilitation projects on a wide variety of topics.
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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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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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Chain Models

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