Mid-Term-Reviews15 December 2017
The Mid-Term Reviews for SAC students will take place on 18-21 December.
The Mid-Term Reviews for SAC students will take place on 18-21 December.
Our marvellous workshop culminates with a public event on Friday, December 1, 5 pm, where a jury will select the best creation amongst the work exhibited.
The workshop is led by Rolf Stålberg, an architect and specialist in the sugar craft and by Charlotte Birnbaum, a culinary historian and publisher of a series of books on various food and related topics.
The AIV Master Thesis Prize for one of the most excellent architectural design proposals this year has been given to Viviane Komati, Lida Badafareh and Min Jeongsun.
SAC welcomes Keller Easterling for a seminar conducted with the students of Städelschule. The seminar will be held on October 27 and 28, 2017.
SAC proudly announces that Peter Cachola Schmal, the director of the German Architecture Museum since 2006, will address the Class of 2017 in his Graduation Speech during the Graduation Ceremony this Friday.
SAC will be announcing the 2017-18 academic programme during its traditional Introduction Week, starting Monday 16.10. SAC looks greatly forward to welcome new and returning students.
The Günter Bock Prize for the most outstanding first year group project this year has been given to Jose Luis Arias Reynoso and Shuruq Tramontini.
The jury will meet beginning of October and the AIV master thesis prize will be awarded on October 20, 2017.
Since the final reviews of the First Year Group and the Master Thesis Group in July, SAC is on summer break. The programme shall recommence on Monday October 16, 2017.
The Städelschule dean, Professor Philippe Pirotte, and the Städelschule Architecture Class are proud to announce this year’s Dean’s Honorary Lecturer: Farshid Moussavi. The lecture will be held on July 13 at 19:00 in the Städelschule Aula.
The award ceremony for the Günter Bock Prize 2017 takes place on July 13 at 18:30 in the Städelschule Aula. The prize is made possible with the generous support of the foundation, Stiftung Städelschule für Baukunst.
SAC reviews this year's Master Thesis Projects in Städelschule Aula on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 July. The review sees Mirco Becker as the external examiner. He is joined by Benjamin Reynolds and SAC faculty on the review panel.
The Dean’s Honorary Lecture by Sir Peter Cook is unfortunately cancelled. Instead, Farshid Moussavi will give this year’s honorary lecture. Her lecture on June 29 is therefore rescheduled.
SAC kindly welcomes Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina for the third seminar conducted with the FYG. The seminar will be held on the 10th and 11th of June 2017.
This year's Rundgang will be celebrated in the framework of the 200 year anniversary of Städelschule. It will start on June 1 and for five days all students of Städelschule open their studios to share their artistic practice with visitors and guests of the Rundgang.
SAC has closed its admission process for the upcoming academic year 2017/18. However, at the discretion of the admission committee, outstanding applications can still be considered. Click on our Apply Now section for more information.
The artist Stefan Wieland joins SAC to run the in-house workshops. Wieland is a Frankfurt-based artist producing paintings, sculptures and lamps. His work is widely exhibited. Wieland studied at the Städelschule under Thomas Bayrle.
As of 20. February SAC takes its semester break. The summer semester commences 20. March and ends with final thesis review on 13-14. July.
SAC kicks off the start of the new year with FYG seminars by Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina. Seminars are conducted on the 9th and 10th of January 2017.
SAC gladly welcomes back David Ruy as a guest jury for our Midterm Reviews.
SAC Thanks guests, students and faculty who were involved with the Weinachtsfeier 2016! There are currently a few pieces of sculptures still left to be purchased. Kindly contact us for more information.
Applications for our 2017/2018 intake are NOW OPEN! Early Bird Deadline: January 15, 2017. Final Deadline: April 15, 2017. Extended Deadline: April 30, 2017. Click on our Apply Now section for more information.
Mid Term Reviews will commence as the following : 15-16 December 2016 (First Year Group) & 19-20 December 2016 (Master Thesis Group).
Superhumanity, a project by e-flux Architecture at the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, features a piece by Sven-Olov Wallenstein and Städelschule Professor Daniel Birnbaum.
Sebastian Stöhrer and Stefan Wieland conduct a workshop with our First Year Group from the 24th of October to the 3rd of November 2016.
CONVIVIUMEPULUM , from the Latin "living together" and "public celebration," is a gourmet-discursive evening. Set in Venice, the event brings together culinary and other experts, local and foreign traditions, and performance art.
SAC congratulates Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina on the opening of the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial: ‘Are We Human?’ Colomina and Wigley soon return to SAC to give the First Year Group a series of seminars.
SAC proudly announces the AIV Master Thesis Prize winners to be Kaushambi Mate, Jorge Ruiz and Wonseok Chae.
SAC proudly announces that Peter Cachola Schmal, the director of the German Architecture Museum since 2006 and curator for this year’s German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, will address the Class of 2016 in his Graduation Speech during the Graduation Ceremony in DAM this...
The architectural magazine Form has published an extensive interview with Damjan Jovanovic about the projects done in the First Year Group of 2015-16.
SAC's traditional Introduction Week, starting October 17., welcomes the new group of students at SAC. On October 20., the second year programme is presented and a jury reviews this year's last batch of Master Thesis Projects.
SAC looks forward to the recommencement of its programme on October 17, 2016 when it welcomes a new batch of students. Second-year studios will be presented on Thursday, October 20.
SAC welcomes Cristina Díaz Moreno & Efrén Ga Grinda of amid.cero9 starting fall semester 2016.
SAC 2016 Graduation Ceremony takes place in the German Architecture Museum (DAM), Friday, 21.10, 18:00. The event includes the ceremony for the AIV Master Thesis Prize, and DAM's director, Peter Cachola Schmal, gives the Graduation Speech. The event is open to the public.
FYG tutors, Damjan Jovanovic and Adil Bokhari were invited to an international architecture conference in Lisbon, Portugal to present their paper titled "Games as a model for architectural pedagogy." The conference was held on the 11th and 12th of July, 2016 with a publication.
After the final reviews of the First Year Group and the Master Thesis Group, the school goes on Summer break. The office shall remain closed from 1-9 August. The programme shall recommence on October 17, 2016.
Accompanied by the guest professors, FYG took a day trip to Karlsruhe to visit the ZKM (Centre for Art and Media)
Thursday 19:00, Aula: A conversation between SAC Specialisation Leaders: Mirco Becker, Johan Bettum, Holger Hoffmann, Peter Trummer. This event tries to tease out the differences in background, interests and careers of the four specilisation leaders. It is meant to shed...
As part of their recurring involvement with the First Year Group, Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina conduct a series of seminars from 15-16 May, 2016. At the end of the seminars, Mark Wigley will also give a public lecture as part of the Lecture Series 2016.
The Architecture and Urban Design specialisation goes to New York on a study trip with their Thesis Advisor Peter Trummer. During their time there the students will also visit the architecture departments of the University of Pennsylvania and the Yale School of Architecture.
SAC has closed its admission process for the upcoming academic year 2016/17. However, at the discretion of the admission committee, outstanding applications will still be considered until May 15.
The first year group visits Rome from April 16th to the 23rd. Among other things, the excursion will include guided tours at the Foro Romano and the MAXXI and an exchange at the Sapienza – Università di Roma.
SAC recommences the programme in the Summer semester after the Spring holidays, kicking off immediately with reviews of the Master thesis group students
We proudly announce the two-semester long Guest Tutorship of David Ruy starting this Summer Semester and lasting until and including the Winter Semester 2016/17.
SAC kicks off the Lecture Series 2016, on Thursday, 7 April with Stefano Corbo. As in the past, our Lecturers this year will include a rich assortments of historians, theoreticians, and practitioners.
Following 15 productive and successful years as Dean of the SAC, Prof. Ben van Berkel has now decided to move on in order to further develop his teaching commitments at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
SAC will be closed for Spring Holidays from March 7. The programme shall recommence from April 4.
In Autumn 2016 a large, spatial installation by Guest Prof. Mirco Becker and the APD group will showcase a life-size interior of Trans-Material Diversity.
The excursion included visiting the Design Research Lab final juries at the Architectural Association, a studio and gallery tour at Zaha Hadid Architects, a research presentation at Foster & Partners Specialist Modelling Group and conversation with ecoLogicStudio.
AAP invites you to a culinary experiment. The second-year specialisation presents a six-course tasting menu featuring eight ingredients at the FREITAGSKÜCHE (Frankfurt). For more information go to the Architecture and Aesthetic Practice specialisation page.
As part of the preparations for Städelschule’s Open House Exhibition, Savinien Caracostea will work with the second year group exploring the culinary arts and architecture. The preparations will end in The Feast, a designed, culinary event on February 13.
Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley returned to SAC to give the first year students a new round of theory seminars.
SAC wishes all its collaborators, partners, students and faculty a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! SAC's programme recommences on January 11.
SAC proudly presents its new website! The site is designed by MESO Web Scapes and tailored for a clear and rich experience of SAC, its educational programmes and institutional life. The site will be updated with new and old material over the coming period.
SAC completes its mid-term reviews on December 16 and 17 and goes on a seasonal break December 23. Students and faculty return to work January 11.
Mario Kramer, the curator of William Forsythe’s ongoing exhibition, The Fact of Matter, at Frankfurt’s Museum of Modern Art, gave SAC’s AAP group a guided tour of the world-renown dancer, choreographer and artist’s work.
The specialisation Architecture and Urban Design goes to Innsbruck to join Peter Trummer and colleagues for workshops. The visit includes students getting acquainted with the Tyrolean landscape in which their final, thesis project will be set.
APD and FYG visited the exhibition, 'Globale: Exo-Evolution, at ZKM. The show is curated by Peter Weibel, brings together work of almost 100 artists, scientists, designers and architects and presents a glimpse of a possible future, an exa-universe, enabled by new tools and...
We are proud to announce that Holger Hoffmann has joined SAC's faculty. Holger leads the second-year specialisation, Advanced Architectural Design, and brings an impressive experience to his teaching. He is a professor at University of Wuppertal and co-founder and principal...
SAC officially kicked off the winter semester. We are welcoming all new students and guest-professor Holger Hoffmann (AAD). We are looking forward to an exciting new academic year!
SAC proudly announces the release of the second issue of the SAC Journal, 'Mediated Architecture: Vivid, Effervescent and Nervous'. You can subscribe to our SAC Journal series here!
For the Architecture Summer, Staedelschule Architecture Class First Year Group has worked on developing a critical understanding of the border between Frankfurt and Offenbach. The projects presented are a culmination of a year-long exploration and research on the problem of...
Right after the official end-of-year-programme, SAC's First Year Group traveled to Basel, Switzerland with their professors Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina. A side from historic sightseeing, the students visited the archive exhibition of Herzog & de Meuron and the Vitra Museum.
The academic year closed with an outstanding end-of-year events series. First Year and Master Thesis Year students have shown extraordinary work during four intensive review days, complemented by a striking jury panel. A wonderfully authentic Dean’s Honorary Lecture given by...
We are proud to say that the SAC Youtube channel has just been mentioned in an article by ArchDaily as one of the top places to watch architectural lectures online!
SAC proudly announces it’s Lecture Series Programme for the Summer Semester 2015!
SAC’s First Year Group ended an exciting mid-term review conducted by SAC faculty last week. The Master Thesis Group is looking forward to have its mid-term review sessions next week April 4 and 5.
Last year's AAD graduate Sophia Passberger has been mentioned in Wallpaper* magazine's Graduate Directory 2015 as one of 'the world's hottest new talents in architecture' of this year!
Vasily Sitnikov, graduate of the specialisation Architecture and Performative Design, has made it to the final round of 4 out of 70 entries for the TexFab competition. He will have the opportunity to develop his casting system further. Congratulations!
The installation Orkhēstra, still showing up at the Luminale 2014, is currently mentioned in the 'Fundstücke'-section in the eMagazine 'german-architects'.
With this year's theme of ‘Explore Technology for Life – the best energy is the energy that is not consumed,’ the Light+Building Fair at the Messe Frankfurt, the energy revolution is emphasised. Städelschule participates by animating the Rossmarkt square in the city with an...