Teaching: Scientific Visualisation in VR and AR at TU Wien

This seminar is addressed to students of all faculties and fields of study who want to learn how to visualize their own research results, designs, analyses and simulations on desktop, but also in augmented and virtual reality. Another key objective of the seminar is to promote interdisciplinary cooperation and to support scientific exchange beyond the … Continue reading

Guest Lecture at TU Wien: The Post-Oil City: Case Studies and Strategies

Which strategies should we already pursue today in order to recognise the consequences of the transition to sustainable transport systems for our cities at an early stage and to make use of the opportunities for a sustainable, liveable, healthy city? In my lecture at TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology) I will present tools, paths … Continue reading

International Architecture Design Studio in VR

The international Student Seminar 2019 was hosted by the Japan Austria Science Exchange Center (JASEC) at TU Wien and High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) for architecture students from Saga University (Japan) and local students from TU Wien (Austria).  A mixed group of architecture students from TU Wien (Austria) and Saga University (Japan) had the common … Continue reading

New SimLab Booklet

The new book provides an overview of SimLab’s activities, research topics and services. SimLab is an interdisciplinary research centre located at Vienna University of Technology, dealing with geospatial methods and other digital technologies for space and the built environment. The booklet is also available as download on the website of SimLab. SimLab by Fabian Dembski and … Continue reading

The Squirrels are Back: Revitalization of a Kindergarten in Vienna

One year after its 20th anniversary the kindergarten Viverica (the Croatian word for Squirrel) of the Burgenland Croatian Center in Vienna needed a facelift. The budget and timescale we had at disposition were limited. Works had to be done during summer holidays, the only period of the year, where the kindergarten is to be found empty. … Continue reading

SimLab

Booklet for SimLab at Vienna University of Technology: SimLab is an interdisciplinary research centre located at Vienna University of Technology, dealing with geospatial methods and other digital technologies for space and the built environment and incorporating computer-based visualization and modeling as substantial resources for planning and design processes. A key feature of the centre is the … Continue reading

The movens Project

It’s all about space in various scales – ranging from architectural details to constructive structures, buildings, city and regional development to satellite navigation and measuring the world. The aim of movens society (founded in 2011 by Katharina Tielsch, Marjan Maftoon and Fabian Dembski) is to make children and youth aware of the built environment, of … Continue reading

Proportions of Architecture and Music

At least since the Renaissance, architects and musicians have proportioned their works to approximate the golden ratio, believing this proportion to be aesthetically the best. The golden ratio has fascinated western intellectuals and artists from Euclid and Pythagoras to Bela Bartok and Le Corbusier for more than 2.000 years. For the design-process of architects in … Continue reading

foundation of the movens society

Katharina Tielsch, Marjan Maftoon and Fabian Dembski founded the movens society for the promotion of architecture, regional development planning and constructional engineering to pupils and youth. Activity emphasis is on information about studies and jobs as well as on providing insight into the subject matter. With the scientific program porticus fundamental principles in conveyance of … Continue reading

CREATE YOUR WORLD – ARS ELECTRONICA

CREATE YOUR WORLD | CREATE YOUR WORLD – ARS ELECTRONICA.