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251.038 Doctoral research seminar – Architecture Theory
Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist in allen zugeordneten Curricula Teil der STEOP.
Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist in mindestens einem zugeordneten Curriculum Teil der STEOP.

2023S, SE, 3.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semesterwochenstunden: 3.0
  • ECTS: 3.0
  • Typ: SE Seminar
  • Format der Abhaltung: Präsenz


Nach positiver Absolvierung der Lehrveranstaltung sind Studierende in der Lage...

After successful completion of the course, students are able to attain a broader understanding of architecture, not only as a discipline aimed at the realisation of buildings, but also as a device of architectonic thinking that concerns and connects both material and immaterial domains of production and theory.

Inhalt der Lehrveranstaltung

Architecture and Epos

Mythos and logos: philosophy and, ultimately, science predominantly spring from the contrast staged by such an antinomy. Academic discourse seems today akin to the latter and, after all, from the New Testament to Wittgenstein, from Hegel to Derrida, our world is of logos rather than of myth. The course wants to try to ‘suspend’—to operate an epoché—the implicit judgment in such an antinomy and investigate the hiatus between its terms.

The research to be conducted in the context of a Ph.D. in architecture will be understood not just as research about architecture—that hence follows formats dictated by academic standards external to architecture itself. Instead, architecture will first and foremost be understood as playing a constitutive and ‘projectual’ role for what concerns formats and standards. The course will abstract from academic discourse and disciplinary territories to investigate the possibility of architecture as a form of writing. If epos is what stood in between mythos and logos, this course aims to look at writing as a sort of architectural epos or, conversely, at epos in architectonic terms.


The course will be constituted of three main components: one part of frontal lectures concerning the importance of an architectonic approach to research; a second part of readings on exemplary cases within architecture theory; a third part of presentations by the candidates’ research in light of the themes discussed within the seminar.

Provisional program:

W1 Introduction
W2 Ekphrasis
W3 Exercise I
W4-5 Easter break
W6 Rhapsody
W7 Exercise II
W8 Epos
W9 Exercise III
W10-11 Exercise IV
W12-13 Exercise V
W14-15 Final Presentations



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Masters students who are working on their diploma and are interested in the topics are also very welcome to join the course!

Beachten Sie beim Verfassen der Ausarbeitung bitte die Richtlinie der TU Wien zum Umgang mit Plagiaten: Leitfaden zum Umgang mit Plagiaten (PDF)

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LVA Termine

Di.16:00 - 18:0014.03.2023 - 27.06.2023 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.15:00 - 17:0013.06.2023 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Doctoral research seminar – Architecture Theory - Einzeltermine
Di.14.03.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.21.03.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.28.03.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.18.04.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.25.04.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.02.05.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.09.05.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.16.05.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.23.05.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.06.06.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.13.06.202315:00 - 17:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.20.06.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting
Di.27.06.202316:00 - 18:00 ATTP Seminar roomLive meeting


Attendance and active participation to the course will be the requirements to successfully pass the course.


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16.02.2023 09:00 31.03.2023 09:00 31.03.2023 09:00


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