Research Profile

Students standing on the buttress of the church in Scherpenheuvel

Research at the Chair of Architectural History is usually based on the object itself and starts with meticulous in situ building research.
Photo: Tim Scheuer

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Books of the library of the Chair of Architectural History

A complete list of publications by the Chair of Architectural History.
Photo: Yannick Ley

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Pilgrimage church in Scherpenheuvel

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

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The research project is aimed at developing an overarching digital platform that connects the field of historic building research.
Diagram: Felix Martin



Chain Models

Chain Model of the Aachen Palatine Chapel

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

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Aachen Palatine Chapel

Reconstruction of the floor plan of the Aachen Palatine Chapel

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

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Villa Rotonda

Floor plan reconstruction of the Villa Rotonda

The research project on the Villa Rotonda dealt with the plan layout of the villa.
Photo: Bruno Schindler

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S. Andrea al Quirinale

The church San Andrea al Quirinale in Rome

The PhD project on S. Andrea al Quirinale has produced the first comprehensive monography covering the architecture of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's oval church.
Photo: Tobias Glitsch

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Maria Laach

Monastery Church Maria Laach

The PhD project on Maria Laach analyzes the design history of the romanesqueabbey church.
Photo: Hendrik Reinhold

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