Urban Strategies Postgraduate Program

Studio Lecture Informal Talk Public Reviews Public Reviews

Studio Lecture

9 December 2014

Manfred Russo

An Introduction to Urban Sociology

Tuesday 9 December, 5pm
Urban Strategies Studio
Vordere Zollamtsstrasse 3
1030 Vienna

Manfred Russo, is a cultural sociologist and urban researcher. Since 2012 he is visiting professor at the Bauhaus University Weimar. He studied philosophy, sociology and art history in Vienna. He has been teaching since many years at the University of Vienna (Department of Sociology, Institute for Sports Studies) and at other universities, such as the University of Linz, and the University of Klagenfurt (Sociology), the University of Applied Arts Vienna, and the Vienna University of Technology (Institute of Sociology of Architecture and Planning). Manfred Russo is board member of the ÖGFA (Austrian Society for Architecture). He is co-editor of the magazine dérive, and conducted numerous studies on the City, that has been widely published in various journals and books, such as Geschichte der Urbanität (History of Urbanity), 2015, Birkhäuser.

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Informal Talk

3 December 2014

Peter Mörtenböck

Contributing to our ongoing studio investigation in discussion with Reiner Zettl, with an initial introduction exemplified by the student´s works.

Wednesday 3 December, 2pm
Urban Strategies Studio

Peter Mörtenböck is Professor of Visual Culture at the Vienna University of Technology and visiting researcher in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he has initiated the Networked Cultures project (www.networkedcultures.org), a global research platform focusing on translocally connected spatial practices.

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Public Reviews

25 November 2014

Midterm Reviews

With Hernan Diaz Alonso and Reiner Zettl
Guests: Florencia Pita, Parsa Khalili

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 9.30 am
Urban Strategies Studio
Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3
1030 Vienna

EXCESSIVE, Keep it all inside, 2nd and 3rd term
URBAN TECHNIQUE, InterioriCity Athens, 2nd and 3rd term

Public Reviews

23 June 2014

Final Reviews and Semester Finals

Guests: Tom Kovac, David Ruy, Peter Trummer, Tom Wiscombe

Monday, 23 June 2014, 12pm
Urban Strategies Studio
Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3

Thesis Reviews
EXCESSIVE IV, A House in Three Acts, projects by: Christos Koukis and Jun Wang
URBAN TECHNIQUE, PlastiCity Dublin, projects by Mohammad Hussein Golkarfard and Mohammed Khafaji

Semester Finals
EXCESSIVE: Keep it all Inside
URBAN TECHNIQUE: Interioricity Athens

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