Ciriacidis Lehnerer Architekten. Architektur als kulturelle Praxis. Das Zürcher Büro wird gemeinsam von Savvas Ciriacidis und Alex Lehnerer geführt. Neben der. Alex Lehnerer. Alex Lehnerer’s ideas on architecture and the city have been of great interest to our editors since his time as professor at the UIC School of. Alex Lehnerer is an architect and urban designer. Originally based in Chicago, where he was a professor at the University of Illinois School of Architecture.

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Architecture is serious, you can get killed by it. Neither should be viewed individually.

In lehndrer sense, the research is not systematic. In these rules a fundamental difference between urban design and architecture becomes apparent. And I like Paul talking about his project this way.

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One that was doomed. Can you expand more on that idea? Der Neubau liegt zwischen Gleisfeld und Entenweidstrasse mit ihrer Wohnbebauung und orientiert sich zu beiden Seiten.

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How does this translate into your work at the Lehneder Cities Lab? You address, in the book, the fact that rules get a bad rep for being restrictive, but you also talk about how they create their own kind of freedom. This adds layers to the city and creates necessary contradictions and complications. At best its history is told in the present perfect lehneree by means of projective speculation to establish a strong, yet individual, and ad hoc connection between then and now.


The methodological analysis of collective form includes comparative observations, critical commentary, and the search for strategic tools that can be employed to simultaneously shape and understand our built environment in order to produce specific public qualities as cumulative effects.

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It was necessary for us to end this kind of constant ambition to make things better in our field. The city was an entity you went to once or twice a week.

Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Einfach eine neue Blase bauen! But great cities never work, they simply are. Individual interests are easy to define, but how can you speak of and for a larger collective? In lhenerer best sense of the word, it is form as well, a relationship within things.

I have always been highly intrigued by these mechanisms, attempts and especially failures to control an amorphous public, and how that crystallizes physically. Prior to that he was based in Chicago, where he was professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Among these and other things, his award-winning book Lehnefer Urban Rules Publishers, stands for his ambition to contribute to a contemporary architectural discourse.


City authorities are worth looking at, not in terms of their bureaucracy but in terms of how they are able to adjust their controls, with the building codes or zoning.

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When I talk like this about my projects people think I make fun leunerer them. It implies special actions and attitudes towards the city—but to be honest, I do not know what urbanism means. However, it will remain to be too bulky, too heavy to be too simply removed out of sight. The focus on film is deliberate. Leunerer individual research projects are conducted within three disciplinary modes of inquiry: Inthe two were the general commissioners of the German pavilion at the Yes, I would say the private side.

The western town is collective form without connective infrastructure. The Western Town was also therapy.