DEAN’S HONORARY LECTURE: FARSHID MOUSSAVI

08 July 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.

AWARD CEREMONY GÜNTER BOCK PRIZE

08 July 2017

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.

Master Thesis Projects

08 July 2017

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.

Dean’s Honorary Lecture: FARSHID MOUSSAVI

24 June 2017

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.

Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina's Seminar with FYG

08 June 2017

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.

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STÄDELSCHULE RUNDGANG 2017

22 May 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.

Applications for 2017/18 intake

09 May 2017

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.

Stefan Wieland Joins SAC Staff

21 February 2017

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.

SAC Semester Break

21 February 2017

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.

Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina's Seminar with FYG

06 January 2017

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.

DAVID RUY

15 December 2016

SAC gladly welcomes back David Ruy as a guest jury for our Midterm Reviews.

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WEIHNACHTSFEIER

08 December 2016

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 2017/2018 Intake

24 November 2016

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 (FYG & MTG)

24 November 2016

Mid Term Reviews will commence as the following : 15-16 December 2016 (First Year Group) & 19-20 December 2016 (Master Thesis Group).

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Spatial Thought by Daniel Birnbaum & Sven-Olov Wallenstein

10 November 2016

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.

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First Year Group Workshop with Sebastian Stöhrer and Stefan Wieland

04 November 2016

Sebastian Stöhrer and Stefan Wieland conduct a workshop with our First Year Group from the 24th of October to the 3rd of November 2016.

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CONVIVIUMEPULUM

29 October 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.

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3rd Istanbul Design Biennial: ‘Are We Human?'

28 October 2016

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.

AIV MASTER THESIS AWARDS 2016

21 October 2016

SAC proudly announces the AIV Master Thesis Prize winners to be Kaushambi Mate, Jorge Ruiz and Wonseok Chae.

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Peter Cachola Schmal: Graduation Speech

20 October 2016

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...

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Mind Your Tools: Form Magazine Interview with Damjan Jovanovic

14 October 2016

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 Introduction Week and Masther Thesis Jury

11 October 2016

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.

Start of Semester

12 September 2016

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.

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CRISTINA DÍAZ MORENO & EFRÉN GA GRINDA JOIN THE SAC FACTULY AS GUEST PROFESSORS

12 September 2016

SAC welcomes Cristina Díaz Moreno & Efrén Ga Grinda of amid.cero9 starting fall semester 2016.

Graduation Ceremony 2016

12 September 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.

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Damjan Jovanovic and Adil Bokhari at the Architecture In Play Conference in Lisbon

12 September 2016

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.

SAC Semester Break

08 July 2016

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.

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FYG Goes to Karlsruhe with mark wigley and beatriz colomina

16 May 2016

Accompanied by the guest professors, FYG took a day trip to Karlsruhe to visit the ZKM (Centre for Art and Media)

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Moving Target - The Architectural Project

11 May 2016

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...

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Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina return to SAC

09 May 2016

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.

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AUD Goes to New York

28 April 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.

Application Deadline April 15

21 April 2016

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.

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FYG goes to Rome!

14 April 2016

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.

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Summer semester begins!

05 April 2016

SAC recommences the programme in the Summer semester after the Spring holidays, kicking off immediately with reviews of the Master thesis group students

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David Ruy Joins SAC as guest tutor

05 April 2016

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.

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Lecture Series 2016

05 April 2016

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.

PROF. BEN VAN BERKEL TO LEAVE THE STÄDELSCHULE TO PURSUE NEW OPPORTUNITIES

04 April 2016

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.

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SPRING HOLIDAYS

10 March 2016

SAC will be closed for Spring Holidays from March 7. The programme shall recommence from April 4.

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Trans-Material Diversity

12 February 2016

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.

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APD study trip to London

24 January 2016

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.

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Architecture and Aesthetic Practice (AAP) at the FREITAGSKÜCHE

21 January 2016

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.

Savinien Caracostea returns to SAC

18 January 2016

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.

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Theory Seminar with Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley

10 January 2016

Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley returned to SAC to give the first year students a new round of theory seminars.

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SEASONAL GREETINGS!

23 December 2015

SAC wishes all its collaborators, partners, students and faculty a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! SAC's programme recommences on January 11.

WELCOME TO THE NEW SAC WEBSITE!

18 December 2015

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.

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Mid-Term Reviews

13 December 2015

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.

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AAP Tours Forsythe’s The Fact of Matter

02 December 2015

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.

AUD in Innsbruck

01 December 2015

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 @ Peter Weibel's 'Exo-Evolution'

27 November 2015

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...

Holger Hoffmann joins SAC

01 November 2015

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...

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NEW ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/2016

01 November 2015

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!

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SAC JOURNAL 2 : MEDIATED ARCHITECTURE

31 August 2015

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!

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Active Borders at Braubachfive

03 July 2015

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...

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FIRST YEAR GROUP study trip TO BASEL, SWITZERLAND

01 July 2015

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.

END-OF-YEAR 2015

30 June 2015

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...

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END-OF-YEAR PROGRAMME

23 June 2015

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SAC YOUTUBE CHANNEL LISTED AS ONE OF THE TOP PLACES TO WATCH ARCHITECTURAL LECTURES ONLINE

07 May 2015

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!

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LECTURE SERIES 2015

27 April 2015

SAC proudly announces it’s Lecture Series Programme for the Summer Semester 2015!

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MID-TERM REVIEW

02 April 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.

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SOPHIA PASSBERGER SELECTED FOR WALLPAPER* GRADUATE DIRECTORY 2015

23 January 2015

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!

TEX FAB COMPETITION 2014 WINNER ANNOUNCED!

30 October 2014

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!

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"Lichtwesen in Frankfurt" at 'Fundstücke'-section in the eMagazine 'german-architects'

03 April 2014

The installation Orkhēstra, still showing up at the Luminale 2014, is currently mentioned in the 'Fundstücke'-section in the eMagazine 'german-architects'.

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Preliminary Report of LUMINALE 2014

04 March 2014

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...