Tim Klauser
Curriculum vitae

2018 Gastdozent, Münster School of Architecture, MSA Münster
2014- wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Lehrstuhl für Kunst- und Architekturgeschichte, ETH Zürich
2012- selbsständiger Architekt AKNW / SIA, Köln / Zürich
2009-2015 wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Lehrstuhl und Institut für Wohnbau und Grundlagen des Entwerfens, RWTH Aachen
2005-2009 Architekt, kadawittfeldarchitektur, Aachen, e2a Architekten, EM2N Architekten, Zürich
2001-2005 Architekturstudium und Diplom (Bestnote), RWTH Aachen
2001-2002 Praktikum, b&k+ (brandlhuber&kniess) Architekten und Stadtplaner, Köln
1998-2001 Architekturstudium und Vordiplom, Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Teaching/Research/Practice

Lehrcanapé, Eins geht noch
Seminar on Performativity and (Student-) Participation in Architectural Education, Hönggerberg, Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Spring 2019

Digital Matters
Seminar on the Materiality of the Digital in the Arts and Architecture
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Dr. Nina Zschocke, Berit Seidel, ETH Zurich
Spring 2019

Grundlagen Art & Architecture
Field Seminar on Contemporary Art and Architecture in Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Spring 2019

Ireland, Beyond The Pale
Field Trip to Ireland. From Medieval Monasteries, Famine Crisis, Emigration and English Garden Architecture
to the Postmillenial Datacenter of Europe: Wicklows, Killarney, Garinish, Aran Islands, Gallway, Dublin
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, ETHZ
Spring 2019

Yard Architecture
Design Studio on the Informal Backyard in Zurich and its Transformation
Münster School of Architecture, MSA Münster
Winter 2018

Lehrcanapé, Hollow Hönggerberg
Seminar on the Porosities of the Ground and the Art and Architecture of Extraction, Hönggerberg, Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Fall 2018

Grundlagen Art & Architecture
Field Seminar on Contemporary Art and Architecture in Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Fall 2018

Georgia, South of East
Field Trip to a Young Post Socialist Country: From Mining, Religion and Medieval Achitecture
to the Socialist Micro Rayons and Tbilisis` first Architecture Biennial.
Tbilisi, Rustavi, Garedscha, Jvari, Chiatura
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, ETHZ
Fall 2018

Some Investigations in Collective Form
Exhibition Opening Talk and Moderation on Contemporary Collective Housing Typologies
Architekturgalerie Berlin
Spring 2018

Lehrcanapé, Houselife
Seminar on The Institutions` Building as Space for Social, Political and Artistic negotiation, Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Spring 2018

Live
Seminar on Real Time Experience in real life and digital sphere with wearable computing devices
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture icw. Berit Seidel, ETH Zurich
Spring 2018

House Under Ground
Transformation of an existing Urban House by
Subtracting, Cutting and Cladding, Cologne
Spring 2018-2019

Grundlagen Art & Architecture
Field Seminar on Contemporary Art and Architecture in Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Spring 2018

Zurich -Texas
Field Trip to the Texican Desert: from The Texican Border along the Rio Grande and Artists` Testing Ground Marfa,
to the Oil fracking Midlands and Kimbell Art Museum. El Paso, Juarez, Presidio, Marfa, Odessa, Fort Worth
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, ETHZ
Spring 2018

Teaching Experiments, Revisiting Black Mountain
Workshop on Performative Elements in Architectural Education
ZHDK, Zurich Univerity of the Arts
Winter 2017/2018

Lehrcanapé, Teaching Experiments
Seminar on Student Initiatives and Teaching Experiments in Architectural Education, Hönggerberg,Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Fall 2017

Grundlagen Art & Architecture
Field Seminar on Contemporary Art and Architecture in Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Fall 2017

Nevada, a Journey to a Desert Mirage
Field Trip to the Tabernas Desert: from Ghost Towns to Sergio Leones (Spaghetti-) Western Towns,
from Geological Sites of Mining to the Plastic Desert of green Houses for Europes` Food Production.
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, ETHZ
Fall 2017

Lehrcanapé, Inter Action Teaching
Seminar on the Interaction between Student, Artwork, Teacher and School Space, Hönggerberg, Zürich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Spring 2017

Around the kitchen table
Seminar on the History of the Kitchen and on Cooking as a topic in Arts, Architecture and Sociology
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture in Cooperation with Dr. Dora Imhof, ETH Zurich
Spring 2017

In Between House
Transformation and Extension of an existing Urban House by
Implementing a Transitional Space In-Between Front and Rear Building, Cologne
Spring 2017-2019

Melancholia, Licht-Und Schattenbilder From Inner Europe
Field Trip to the (European) Landscapes of the recent past: from Melancholia in Colmar
to Europes` Institutions in Strasbourg, from Euralille and Duncerque to the Rhine River Delta.
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, ETHZ
Spring 2017

Lehrcanapé, Appropriation and Reinvention
Seminar on the works of performing Artists and their Reinventions, Hönggerberg, Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Fall 2016

Down In Mississippi
Field Trip along the Mississippi River: from Civil Rights and Music History in Memphis to the Clarksdales` Cotton Fields ,
from the Petrochemical Corridor and Flood Infrastructures to the Wetlands and River Delta around New Orleans.
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, ETHZ
Fall 2016

Lehrcanapé, Production
Seminar on the Contemporary Places and Conditions of Production in Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Spring 2016

Harz bricht aus
Field Trip to the Inner German Border Landscape: From former Copper Mining and Slag Heaps
to Military Urban Testing Grounds and the Tourist Monument Brocken.
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, ETHZ
Spring 2016

Lehrcanapé, Leerstellen
Seminar on the Future of the Actual Wasteland Spaces in Zurich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Fall 2015

Footnotes From Central Java
Field Trip to the Hinterland of Central Java: from the Globalized Hub Singapore to the agricultural Landscape of Java,
from the Colonial Past to Eko Pravotos Tropical Architecture of today.
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, icw. Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, ETHZ
Fall 2015

Tales from a Funny Place. An Experiential Investigation into the character of Coney Island
Master Thesis on the Future of the Architecture of Experience, New York City
Chair for Housing and Design icw. with the Chair for Building Typology, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2015

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2015

Lehrcanapé, Infrastructure Space
Seminar on the Hidden Infrastructure Spaces in Zürich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Spring 2015

Universal Studios, Arbeiterwohnen im Kontext der Medienindustrie
Design Research Studio on housing for the new laborer, Berlin, Hamburg, München, Cologne
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2014 – Summer 2015

Dauerlaube, Wohnsitz Schrebergarten
Master Thesis Design on the Architecture of the Everyday and Ordinary: Allotment Gardens, Hamburg
Chair for Housing and Design icw.with the Chair for Building Realization, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2014/2015

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2014/2015

Lehrcanapé, Schmutzige Hände
Seminar on the Future Topics for Architectural Education in Zürich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Fall 2014

Balkonology, au-dessus les Pavés la plage
Construction of Balcony and Stair, Grey Steel, Aachen
Fall 2014

Dauercamping, Wohnort Campingplatz (ARCH+ 218, Wohnerfahrungen)
Comparative Field Research on Trailerpark Homes and Permanent Camping Structures, Cologne
Chair for Housing and Design icw. Chair for Building Typology, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2014

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2014

Artist in Residence, Wohninfrastruktur für Kulturproduzenten
Master Thesis and Design Research Studio on Artist- and Residencies, Dusseldorf
Chair for Housing and Design icw. the Chair for the History of the Arts, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2013 – Summer 2014

Balkonology, Über dem Pflaster der Strand
Research Seminar on Informal Backyard Urbanism, Cologne
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2013/2014

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2013/2014

Amerika, Homes for America
Field Research on the Architecture of the Modern American House
Chicago, Racine, Madison, Spring Green, Plano, Philadelphia
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2013

Das Wachsende Haus - Gilbachstraße e.G.
Master Thesis Design on the Architecture of Cooperative Housing Infrastructures, Cologne
Chair for Housing and Design icw. the Chair for Building Typology, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2013

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2013

Balkonology, au-dessus les Pavés la plage
Construction of Balcony and Stair, Green Steel, Cologne
Summer 2013

Second Year Studio
Design Studio on Dwelling Structures
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2012/2013

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2012/2013

Balkonology, Über dem Pflaster der Strand
Research Seminar on the Architecture of Urban Extensions, Cologne
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2012

Eigenheim, Selbstbausiedlung Kalscheurer Weg
Field Research on Self-Built Housing Settlements, Cologne
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2012

Übergangshaus, Zur Wohnungsfrage von Flüchtlingen
Master Thesis Design Studio on the Architecture of Inner City Refugee Housing, Cologne
Chair for Housing and Design icw. the Chair for Building Typology, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2012

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2012

Japanology, Kamagasaki Space Appropriation
Field Research and Design Research Studio on Housing Infrastructures for the Homeless, Osaka
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen icw. Osaka City University
Winter 2011 – Summer 2012

Japanology, Housing in Japan
Field Research on the Architecture of the Japanese House: Tokio, Yokohama, Gifu, Kyoto, Seto Islands, Osaka.
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2011/2012

Velocity, Campingplatz Stadt
Master Thesis and Design Studio on Inner City Camping Sites, Cologne
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2011/2012

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2011

Second Year Studio
Design Studio on Dwelling Structures
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2011

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2010/2011

Wohnpolitik, Wohn- und Empfangsbäude der EU-Präsidenten
Master Thesis Design Studio on Architecture and Political Representation, Brussels
Chair for Housing and Design icw. the Chair for Building Typology, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2010

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Summer 2010

Brazil, Continuously Modern
Field Research on the Architecture of the Open House: São Paulo, Goiânia, Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, Rio.
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Spring 2010

Mackintosh`s Glasgow School of Art, Centenary
International Design Workshop on a new Architecture School Building
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen icw. Glasgow School of Arts
Winter 2009/2010

Einführen in das Entwerfen, Mensch, Raum, Ort, Funktion
Design Studio on the Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Aachen
Chair for Housing and Design, RWTH Aachen
Winter 2009/2010