In apartment advertisements one will read “ Apartment for rent: 3 rooms, kitchen, bathroom, hallway”. A kitchen is not a room.
How does the hyper-financialization of housing affect our homes and the cities we live in? An examination into built structures and cultural values of late-capitalist society.
Damjan Kokalevski looks at the history of urban planning in Skopje by exploring an United Nations Development Programme from the seventies and a project called Skopje 2014.
Architect Devin Jernigan on the absence of anthropomorphic elements in architecture and what this means for understanding the relationship between humans and buildings.
The Air Loom, a hypothetical machine for remote mind control, was invented in the late eighteenth century. An essay on architecture and paranoia by Devin Jernigan
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.
A collection of the distinct drawings by artist and architect Jorge Orozco Gonzales from the show »Eleven Years, Eleven Months and Fourteen Days« at Akademie Schloss Solitude.
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.