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Architecture at RWTH Aachen

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Understanding and designing processes

As experts in planning and construction, it is important for architects to understand which processes of planning and implementation are essential. Professor Klaus Selle from the Chair of Planning Theory and Urban Development explains puts this in the context of urban planning.

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Verseidag is an industrial area in Krefeld, Germany, created by the pioneering architect Mies van der Rohe. Dr. Daniel Lohmann from the RWTH Department for Historic Building Conservation and Research and Professor Norbert Hanenberg from TH Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences conduct joint research on the industrial site.



This publication is released irregularly and provides information about current research topics at the university. If you always wanted to know, what kind of research questions architecture deals with, read the issue RWTH-Themen "Architektur & Wissenschaft“.


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Serie A

The faculty annually presents research and teaching results, but also projects, thesis, and impromptu designs from Bachelor and Master students: Annual Report Serie A 2010-2011

Student Representative Council Info Book

Our students provide a lively glance at architecture studies with their info book: Studying Architecture at RWTH Aachen



The most important tool is your mind – former dean, Professor Russell, and a few studies present studies at RWTH Aachen in a video.

Reiff Screen shows a time lapse of the Freitagsprojeckt during the 2011 Orientation Week – and one of the preferred materials for building models later: corrugated cardboard!


What can I expect after finishing my degree?

Architektenkammer NRW

The Archiktektenkammer Nordrhein-Westfalen answers questions about studies and career profiles on its website for students.


Other insights into Architecture

The Schülerkompass is a short and compact tool that shows what makes an architect, an interior designer, a landscape architect, or a city planner, what qualifications and demands each career has, and what training looks like. Here you can download the Schülerkompass in German.

The Archiktektenkammer Nordrhein-Westfalen answers further questions about studies and career profiles on its website for students.