Architecture in the Expanded Field / Architektur im Erweiterten Feld

Seminar History of Art and Architecture (052-0825-23)
Veranstalter: Professur Ursprung
Dozierende: Nina Zschocke, Tim Klauser

21. September, 2pm, HIL E67

28. September, 2pm, HIL E67
Lecture / Conversation with: Tobias Katz (KatzKaiser, Köln, Darmstadt)
- M. Christine Boyer: Collective Memory Under Siege: the Case of ‘Heritage Terrorism’, in: The Sage Handbook for Architectural Theory, eds. C. Greig Crysler, Stephen Cairns, and Hilde Heynen (London: Sage, 2012), p. 325-339. Boyer-CollectiveMemory 

05. October, 2pm, HIL E67
Lecture / Conversation with: Lydia Xynogala (ETH Zurich, ALOS Athens)
'Bathing in the Thermal Field'
- Ivan Illich: H2O and the Waters of Forgetfulness: Reflections on the Historicity of "stuff" (1986), Marion Boyars, London, New York 2011, p.1-48.

12. October, 6pm, HIL E67
Lecture / Conversation with: Julika Gittner (Artist, AA London)
Slater, T., 2018. The invention of the ‘sink estate’: Consequential categorisation and the UK housing crisis. Sociol. Rev. 66, 877–897. ( 

19. Oktober group work!

26. Oktober seminar week

02. November, 2pm, HIL E67
Fields of Interest 1

09. November, 2pm, location tba!
Conversation with: Lara Almarcegui (Artist, Rotterdam)
- Jan Zalasiewicz: The fossilisation of architecture in the Anthropocene, in: Matthew Butcher, Megan O’Shea (eds.): Expanding Fields of Architectural Discourse and Practice. Curated Works from the P.E.A.R. Journal, UCL Press, London 2020, pp. 274-286 

16. November, 2pm, HIL E67
Conversation with: Martian Maechler (Artist, Zürich)
- Karen Barad, “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter
Comes to Matter,” Signs, vol. 28, no. 3 (Spring, 2003), 801-831. Barad-PosthumanistPerformativity 

23. November, 14.00, HIL E67
Conversation with: Niklas Fanelsa (Atelier Fanelsa, AND TUM München)
- G. de Carlo: Architecture’s public (1970), in: ARCH+, 211/212, Think global. Act social, Summer 2013, p.88-96. Carlo-Architecture'sPublic 

30. November, 14.00, HIL E67
Fields of Interest 2

07. Dezember, 14.00, HIL E67
Fields of Interest 3


- Reyner Banham, “Not Quite Painting or Sculpture Either,” The Architect’s Journal vol. 124, no. 3207, Aug. 16, 1956, p. 217-219. Banham_NotQuitePainting

- Robert Smithson, “A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic,” Artforum, Dec. 1967, p. 52-57.

- Rosalind Krauss: Sculpture in the Expanded Field, in: October, Vol. 8, Spring 1979, p. 30-44. Krauss_Sculpture in the Expanded Field 

- Donna Haraway: Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective, in: Feminist Studies, Vol. 14, No. 3, Autumn, 1988, p. 575-599. Haraway-SituatedKnowledges 

- Simon Sadler: Guerilla Architecture, in: Francesca Ferguson & Urban Drift, eds., Talking Cities: The Micropolitics of Urban Space (Basel: Birkhäuser, 2006), n.p.

- Anthony Vidler: Architecture’s Expanded Field, in: Architecture Between Spectacle and Use, ed. Anthony Vidler (Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2008), p. 143-154.

- David Harvey, Right to the City, New Left Review vol. 53 (Sept/Oct 2008), p. 23-40.

- Hannah Rose Mendoza, Beyond Doing Good: Civil Disobedience as Design Pedagogy, in: Thresholds: Socio- (Journal of the MIT Dept. of Architecture) vol. 40 (2012), p. 234-36.

- Beatriz Colomina: Media as Modern Architecture, in: Architecture Between Spectacle and Use, ed. Anthony Vidler (Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2008), p. 58-73.

- Trading Spaces: a Roundtable on Art and Architecture, in: Artforum, October 2012, p. 201-211, TradingSpaces_Roundtable 

- Liam Young, Unknown Fields: The Educator of Excess, Interview, in: Rory Hyde (ed): Future practice : conversations from the edge of architecture, Routledge, New York London 2012, S.222-238. (+ Interview w. editor Rory Hyde on the book project, 2014: Young-UnknownFields 

- Thinking Through Space: a conversation between Nikolaus Hirsch and Markus Miessen, in: What is Critical Spatial Practice?, eds. Nikolaus Hirsch and Markus Miessen, Berlin: Sternberg, 2012, p. 151-61. plus short entries by selected authors (R. Martin, N. Mohaiemen, F.Scott, E. Weizman).

- Tim Ingold: Making. Anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture, Routledge, 2013, Preface + Ch.1 Knowing from Inside, p.1-15.

- Mechtild Widrich: Performative Monuments. The rematerialisation of public art, Manchester University Press, 2014, introduction: What is a performative monument? Widrich-PerformativeMonuments 

- The Research Turn,” Volume vol. 48, 2016, selected excerpts by Tim Ingold (pp. 43-49), Adrian Lahoud (pp. 50-53), Irit Rogoff (pp. 116-119), and Eyal Weizman (pp. 144-145). Ingold_Volume_Research_2016 

- Samia Henni: Black color and "Negro villages" : why skin color still matters in architecture and planning, in: Trans (ed. Dept. Architecture ETH Zurich), Heft 30, 2017, DOI: 10.5169/seals-918686.

- Samuel Medina interview with Esther Choi and Marikka Trotter, “Is Architecture Finished? Depends on How You Define It,” Metropolis Magazine (August 21, 2017):

- Teddy Cruz: Thinking Architecture Without Buildings,” Aspen Review 4 (2017):

- Shannon Mattern, “Maintenance and Care: a Working Guide to the Repair of Rust, Dust, Cracks, and Corrupted Code in Our Cities, Our Homes, and Our Social Relations,” Places Journal (Nov. 2018):

- Godofredo Pereira, “Towards and Environmental Architecture,” e-flux architecture (June 2018):

- Matthew Butcher, Megan O’Shea (eds.): Expanding Fields of Architectural Discourse and Practice. Curated Works from the P.E.A.R. Journal, UCL Press, London 2020, introduction, all chapters available here: ExpandingFieldsOfArchitecturalDiscoursePractice 

- “Field Notes: Design Activism” (series), Places Journal (Nov-Dec 2022),


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