Architecture is on the threshold of change, but it risks being reduced to the decorative arts. – An essay by Solitude's main juror, theorist and critic, Kaiwan Mehta
What makes attention valuable? Can bots be an audience? The answer might have something to do with cats. A talk with artist and architect Curtis Roth on his current project
Architect, academic, and teacher Curtis Roth dreams of truly bad ideas that have the capacity to question the seemingly good things. Welcome to the University of Bad Ideas.
An interview with New York based architect Farzin Lotfi-Jam about his work, his broad interest in architecture and what had led him to his present point of being.
In his work, the architect Nabil Ahmed deals with the West Papua/Indonesia conflict that has been ongoing since 1963, especially investigating the ecocide connected to the Indonesian military occupation of West Papua.
Artist and architect Jorge Orozco Gonzales is exhibiting a collection of his distinct drawings in the show »Eleven Years, Eleven Months and Fourteen Days« at Akademie Schloss Solitude. The images are of himself, his interests, obsessions, fears, his utter and complete happiness.
From gravitational waves to black holes to space bending in the way that Einstein described, artist and architect Anna Kubelik finds the inspiration for new pieces in theoretical physics.
Multisensorial perceptions mingle between bodies, spaces and landscapes – meet Gabi Schillig and her refreshing perspective!
The Stuttgart-based project »contain’t« uses the principle of mobile spaces, which can be reconstructed at new locations, such as containers, tents, or wooden modular constructions to create their urban platform.
Artist Ariel Schlesinger, architect Stephanie Choi, and carpenter Masao Sato rebuilt a Japanese temple structure originally built by Sato in 1986 in Santa Cruz as a social space at Solitude.
What else is architecture? Leigha Dennis, a New York-based architect, designer, and researcher, examines social, cultural, and economic topics through their relation to architecture.
From the divine truth of the crystal to the surveillance of the prism, transparency affords revelations. A cross media project by architect Stephanie Choi in collaboration with Doretta Lau
What altenative ways are there to understand and make architecture? Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga revisits PROGRAM, a project space she co-ran in Berlin until 2012.
»For too long, space has only been defined by its limits. It is time that we also define space by its content.« A project by the artist collective CENTRALA and monnik
For their joint project »Eurotopians,« photographer J. Diehl and journalist N. Maak revisited visionary European architecture from the ’60s and ’70s and the people still living there.
Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga and Ana Hušmann combined excerpts from mails, chats and images shot around Solitude and merged them into a poetic narration.
The world is a sculpture and a drawing system: a workshop with Florian Goldmann and art history students, moving and measuring in and around Solitude.
»When we started to work with origami, we immediately began to understand how Anna develops concrete projects from this point.« – A workshop by Anna Kubelík
Niloufar Tajeri and Gal Kirn examined the complex structure of sub/urban riots thinking about an alternative monument.
What happened to eco and solar architecture in and around Stuttgart since its emergence 30 years ago? Join Kim Förster on an exemplary city walk.
Investigating notions of authorship, Kai Franz built a machine that fabricates art objects based on CAD drawings, 3D models, and algorithmic behaviors.
In his graphic novel »Days of Void,« Palestinian artist and architect Samir Harb explores the urban semiotics of the city of Ramallah in Palestine.
Former Akademie juror Fabrizio Gallanti illustrates the cyclical return in architectural culture and the debate of the »problem of the copy.«
»This project … helps me to maintain my humanity and dignity. It’s probably the best move that I’ve ever made in my life.« – Herman Wallace
Storms, brutalism, and hot topic: graphic designer and printmaker Mica Cabildo and architect Stephanie Choi on their storm project »house | cards.«