RCAT - Research Center for Architecture and Tectonics

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THE CHANGING SHAPE OF PRACTICE

[2010 - ongoing]

AHO Project leader: Prof. Dr. Michael U. Hensel

Total funding to date: 2,5 Mil. NOK


External Collaborators:

Prof. Dr. Fredrik Nilsson [Chalmers University of Technology], Prof. Walter Unterrainer [Aarhus School of Architecture], Christos Chantzaras [Technical University Munich]


AHO Team:

Dr. Defne Sunguroglu Hensel, Asst. Prof. Søren S. Sørensen, Research Fellow Bjørnar Nørstebø


SYMPOSIA - CONFERENCES - SEMINARS


CSoP 0 - 2013, International Seminar, Holmsbu, Norway

KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION IN ARCHITECTURE


CSoP 1 - 2013, International Symposium, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

RESEARCH IN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE

  • Participating Practices: Foster + Partners, Helen & Hard, Kieran Timberlake, 3xN GxN, White

CSoP 1.1 - 2013, International Seminar, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

RESEARCH IN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE

  • Participating Practices: Foster + Partners, Helen & Hard, Kieran Timberlake, 3xN GxN, White


CSoP 2 - 2016, International Symposium, Oslo School of Architecture and Design + DogA, Oslo, Norway @ Oslo Architectural Triennial 2016

RESEARCH IN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE

  • Participating Practices: Helen & Hard, Kieran Timberlake, SHoP Architects, Snøhetta, Void, White

CSoP 2.1 - 2016, International PhD Seminar, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway @ Oslo Architectural Triennial 2016

PRACTICE-ORIENTED & PRACTICE-BASED RESEARCH IN ARCHITECTURE

  • Participating Practices: Helen & Hard, Kieran Timberlake, SHoP Architects, Snøhetta, Void, White

CSoP 2.2 - 2016, International Seminar, DogA Design and Architecture Norway

RESEARCH IN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN PRACTICES

  • Participating Practices: Helen & Hard, Kieran Timberlake, SHoP Architects, Snøhetta, Void, White


CSoP 3 - 2017, International Conference @  Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark | Aarhus Cultural Capital 2017 + Rising Architecture Week 2017

RESEARCH IN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE & UNSOLICITED ARCHITECTURES

  • Participating Practices: Atelier d'Architecture Autogérée, Architects without Borders, Älvstranden, Helen & Hard, Kieran Timberlake, Nonconform, Raumlabor, Snøhetta, Transsolar


CSoP 4 - 2018, International Symposium @ TUM Technical University Munich, Germany | Munich Creative Business Week 2018

TRANSFORMATIONS IN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE AND EDUCATION


CSoP 5 - 2018, International Symposium @ Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway

NORDIC BUILDING CODE - PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE


In planning:

CSoP 6 - 2018, International Symposium @ TUM Technical University Munich, Germany

ARCHITECTURE + ENVIRONMENT 1: 10 YEARS OF CLIMADESIGN

CSoP 7 - 2018, International Symposium, @ TUM Technical University Vienna, Austria

ARCHITECTURE + ENVIRONMENT 2: NEW ENVIRONMENTS


BOOKS

Hensel, M. Ed. (2012). Design Innovation for the Built Environment – Research by Design and the Renovation of Practice. London: Routledge.

Hensel, M. and Nilsson, F. Eds. (2016). The Changing Shape of Practice - Integrating Research and Design in Architecture Volume 1. London: Routledge.

Forthcoming: Hensel, M. and Nilsson, F. Eds. (2019). The Changing Shape of Practice – Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Architecture Volume 2. London: Routledge.

In production: Hensel, M. and Unterrainer, W. (2020). Architecture without Clients - Unsolicited Forms of Practice. London: Routledge.


Spin-off Publications:

Unterrainer W. Ed. Emerging Architectures – The Changing Shape of Architectural Practices. Aarhus: Arkitektskolens Forlag.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Hensel, M., Sunguroğlu Hensel, D. And Turko, J. (2012) ‘Research in the context of the OCEAN Design Research Association’. In: Hensel, M. Ed. Design Innovation for the Built Environment – Research by Design and the Renovation of Practice, London: Routledge, 91-106.

Hensel, M. (2012) ‘The Research Centre for Architecture and Tectonics at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design’. In: Hensel, M. Ed. Design Innovation for the Built Environment – Research by Design and the Renovation of Practice, London: Routledge, 145-160.

Hensel, M. (2012) ‘Performance-oriented Design as a Framework for Research by Design’. In: Hensel, M. Ed. Design Innovation for the Built Environment – Research by Design and the Renovation of Practice, London: Routledge, 121-143.

Hensel, M. and Nilsson, F. (2016) ‘Introduction: The Changing Shape of Practice’ In: Hensel, D. Hensel, M. and Nilsson, F. Eds. The Changing Shape of Practice - Integrating Research and Design in Architecture. London: Routledge, xiv-xviii.

Hensel, M. and Sunguroğlu Hensel, D. (2016) ‘The Future Practices of OCEAN’ In: Hensel, D. Hensel, M. and Nilsson, F. Eds. The Changing Shape of Practice - Integrating Research and Design in Architecture. London: Routledge, 168-180.

Hensel, M. (2018) ‘The Changing Shape of Practice – A multi-level Project’. In: Unterrainer W. Ed. Emerging Architectures – The Changing Shape of Architectural Practices. Aarhus: Arkitektskolens Forlag, 116-120.


EXHIBITIONS

2016 The Changing Shape of Practice – 6 Practices @ Galleri AHO, Oslo, Norway, 29 September – 14 October 2016.

In planning:

2017 Byggforserien - Past, Present, and Futures @ Galleri AHO, Oslo, Norway, September - October 2017.