ECL-AA Annual Seminar

The second seminar of ECL-AA on “Guiding Rapid Urbanization 2.0” was held on the 9th of October 2020, following the first seminar which took place in 2018.

We'll be there for you!

Despite the current situation, we will be there for you via email or phone. In the meantime we are updating and improving our online teaching materials to provide you with a best possible learning experience in the coming semester!

Students win award at EUROPAN 15!

Our students from the Master programme Integrated Urban Development and Design (IUDD) win runner up award with a metabolism-based planning proposal.

New research project OpenVREVAL

The Thuringian Ministry of Economics, Science and Digital Society (TMWWGD) supports the development of our open platform for Virtual Reality based Evaluation of building designs.

Studio Project Announcement

This week thursday, 9:15 we will start our this years studio "Design by Research", where we develop and apply an evidence-based strategy for the human-centered design of the train station in Neumünster.

12th Space Syntax Symposium in Bejing

Martin Bielik presented the paper "Evolving Configurational Properties - Simulating multiplier effects between land use and movement patterns" at the 12th Space Syntax Symposium in Beijing, China.

Exhibition Selam Bauhaus

From July 5th to July 14th we present the works of our collaboration with the EiABC Addis Abeba in the Exhibition "Selam Bauhaus"

New Online Teaching Platform launched!

Together with the chair of "Computational Architecture" (Prof. Reinhard König) we launched our new online teaching platform for video-based online learning.

Cover Story at IJGI

Our paper "Examining Trade-Offs between Social, Psychological and Energy Potential of Urban Form" got selected for the cover story in the International Journal of Geo-Information!

Research Project with Deutsche Bahn launched

Together with Deutsche Bahn Station & Service we started a collaborative research project on the application of Virtual Reality in the project development phase of train stations. Thereby we will develop methods to systematically evaluate train stations from the perspective of the user and investigate how this evaluation can be integrated into the very early phases of planning.

Unfolded Screenshot from a 360° Video showing the ECL-AA Villa at the Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.

Award for 360° Videos in Teaching

InfAR uses 360° videos in teaching to exchange on-site experiences between Germany and Ethiopia. This approach was awareded at a Call for 360° at the networking event of the Hochschulforum Digitalisierung.

InfAR at eCAADe in Lodz, Poland

We gave a workshop and presented four papers at the 36th conference on Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) in Lodz, Poland.