Exhibitions

“Architektouren 2015” – Bavarian-wide Open House of new architecture, organized by the Bavarian Chamber of Architects, House FS in Munich-Lochhausen, 27-18 June 2015.

“Architektouren 2014” – Bavarian-wide Open House of new architecture, organized by the Bavarian Chamber of Architects,  Sports Facility in Munich-Perlach, 28-29 June 2014.

“Aus allen Richtungen. Positionen junger Architekten im BDA” (“From All Directions. Young Architects’ Positions”), location: DAZ (German Architecture Center), Berlin, 31 May – 25 June 2013.

“archidocuments” – exhibition in parallel to dOKUMENTA (13), location: architecture center KAZimKUBA, Kassel, 9 July – 16 September 2012.

“AKJAA – Junge Architektinnen und Architekten im BDA” – exhibition within the “Initiative Architecture and Building Culture Germany <> Slovenia,” location: City Library – Mestna knjižnica Ljubljana, Kersnikova ulica 2, 1000 Ljubljana, 19 August – 12 September 2009.

“Young Talent Award for Art, Applied Art, Photography, and Architecture” – exhibition organized by the City of Munich, location: Municipal Artgallery Lothringer 13, Munich, 24 April – 10 May 2009.

“AKJAA – Junge Architektinnen und Architekten im BDA”–  exhibition within the “Initiative Architecture and Building Culture Germany <> Slowenia,” location: Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs, Berlin, 15 December 2008 – 15 January 2009.

“Museum der Moderne auf dem Mönchsberg” – location: Rupertinum Salzburg, 21 July – 30 September 2001 (extended to 30 March 2002).

Ausstellung Förderpreis LH München 2009

Lectures on the Work of Friedrich Poerschke Zwink Architekten

“Museum of Modern Art, Salzburg,” 19 October 2005, report to Staatliches Hochbauamt Rosenheim + BDA (Association of German Architects) München/Oberbayern, speaker: Klaus Friedrich

“Recent competitions & the Museum of Modern Art in Salzburg,” 2 July 2005, report to the AKJAA (association of young architects of the BDA), Istanbul, speaker: Klaus Friedrich

“Museum of Modern Art, Salzburg,” 8 June 2005, report to University of Applied Sciences Nürnberg + BDA (Association of German Architects) Mittel- und Oberfranken, speaker: Klaus Friedrich

“Architecture Talks” on the occasion of the exhibition opening “Museum of Modern Art on Mönchsberg,” 28 August 2001 at the Rupertinum, Salzburg, speaker: Klaus Friedrich & Stefan Zwink

Project presentation “Museum of Modern Art on Mönchsberg – Guggenheim Museum,” 28 November 2000, Seebrunner Kreis, Cafe Winkler, Salzburg, speaker: Klaus Friedrich

“Museumsdebate 2,” project presentation “Conversion of the Cafe Winkler into the Museum of Modern Art,” 19 May 2000, House of Artists in Salzburg, Initiative Architektur and Salzburg Art foundation, speaker: Klaus Friedrich

Lectures in Architectural Theory

“The Architect as Hygienist,” 16 September 2018, European Society for the History of Science ESHS Biennial Conference, London, UK, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Data-Driven Design in High Modernism: Ludwig Hilberseimer’s Solar Orientation Studies,” 18 May 2018, ARCC/EAAE International Conference at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“A Source of Inspiration. Mathematical Functions in Architectural Theory,” 20 May 2017, International Conference “Aesthetics of Mathematics – Mathematics of Aesthetics: Mathematical Concepts and their Reflections in Literature, Art and Architecture from the 18th to the Early 20th Centuries,” organized by the Swiss Society for Cultural Theory and Semiotics in collaboration with the Institute for the History and Theory of Art and Architecture, Accademia di Architettura, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Mendrisio, Switzerland, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Researching High Modernism,” 4 November 2016, University of Pennsylvania Architecture Program, Philadelphia, PA, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Making the Glass House Habitable: The Debate on Transparency and William Hajjar’s Contribution in the Mid-twentieth Century,” 11 October 2016, Facade Tectonics 2016 World Congress, Los Angeles, CA, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Discussing the Meaning of Architecture,” 9-10 March 2016, Technical University of Vienna, Austria, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Design Methodologies,” 21 November 2014, Department of Architecture, Technical University of Munich, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“‘People live at places. Power rules through flows.’ Manuel Castells’ remarks on places in the information age,” 20 November 2014, International Symposium “Place and site-response in architecture since the Renaissance,” Munich University of Applied Sciences, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Das Material in der Architektur” (“Material in Architecture”), 27 June 2013, University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Funktion und Leben. Diskurse über Gestaltung in den 1920er Jahren” (“Function and Life. Discourses on Gestaltung in the 1920s”), 19 March 2010, Museum for Applied Art Frankfurt, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Architektur als mathematische Funktion. Überlegungen zu Gottfried Semper” (“Architecture as Mathematical Function. Considerations about Gottfried Semper”), 11 July 2009, Interdisciplinary Conference “Vergleich, Analogie, Klassifikation – Genealogie der vergleichenden Wissenschaften um 1800” (“Comparison, Analogy, Classifiaction – Genealogy of Comparitive Sciences around 1800”), University of Cologne, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“‘Stein nicht Stein? Holz nicht Holz?’ Zur konkreten Materialität von Architektur” (” ‘Stone not Stone? Wood not Wood?’ On Concrete Materiality in Architecture”), 10 October 2008, 12th International Congress of the German Semiotic Society (DGS), Stuttgart, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“The Architectural Whole Scientifically Considered,” 7 Juni 2008, 5th Biannual European Conference of the Society of Literature, Science and Art – SLSA, Berlin, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Funktion als Wahrhaftigkeitskonzept der Architektur,” 5 October 2007, Conference “Wahrhaftigkeitskonzepte in der Kunst von der frühen Neuzeit bis heute”, department of Art-History, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Hannes Meyer: Connecting Poetics and Ethics,” 14 September 2007, Conference “Reconciling Poetics and Ethics in Architecture”, McGill School of Architecture and Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Der Einfluss des Funktionsbegriffs auf die Architekturtheorie,” 8 June 2007, Conference “Wissenschaftsgeschichte des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts als Begriffsgeschichte: Übertragungen, Wechselwirkunge, Parallelen”, Europe-Viadrina University , Frankfurt/Oder, Germany, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Was ist Funktion?”, 21 June 2006, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Rethinking Function,” 01 June 2006, Temple University Philadelphia, USA, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Context and Narrative,“ 29 September 2005, Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA, speaker: Klaus Friedrich

“Gottfried Semper´s differentiation of the terms function and purpose,“ 14 February 2003, Technical University of Cottbus (BTU)/Germany, speaker: Ute Poerschke
“18th century functionalism: Carlo Lodoli, Francesco Algarotti und Francesco Milizia,“ 22 February 2002, Technical University of Cottbus (BTU)/Germany, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“The relation between architecture and art in functionalism,“ 4 February 2000, Technical University of Cottbus (BTU)/Germany, speaker: Ute Poerschke

Lectures on Teaching Architecture

“Teaching the Meaning of Technical Systems in Architecture,” 15 June 2013, Southeast University SEU, School of Architecture,  Nanjing, China, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“BIM Collaboration Across Six Disciplines,” 10 July 2010, 13th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering ICCCBE 2010, Nottingham University, UK, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Innovation in Education: Implementing Environmentally Conscious Design in Architecture Curricula,” 9 June 2010, 6th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Penn State University. Referenten: Lisa Iulo und Ute Poerschke

“Teaching Environmentally Conscious Architecture: Discussing Curriculum Integration,” 2 April 2009, Presentation at the “Disciplinary Approaches to Environmental Inquiry – Teaching Luncheon,” co-sponsored by the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence and the Arboretum, Penn State University, speakers: Lisa Iulo, Ute Poerschke und Malcolm Woollen

“Teaching the Relation of Environmental Sensitivity and Conceptual Design,” 24 November 2007, 24th International PLEA (Passive and Low Energy Architecture) Conference, National University of Singapore, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Teaching the Integration of Acoustics and Architecture,” 31 March 2007, Inaugural Symposium on Sound – Environments – Audio, Penn State University, USA, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Integrative design teaching method,“ 22 March 2005, University of Applied Sciences Detmold/Germany, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“The role of theory in architecture and architectural teaching,” 11 February 2005, University of Applied Sciences Munich/Germany, speaker: Ute Poerschke

Lectures on Environmentally Conscious Architecture

“Debating Solar Orientation of Single-Family Housing 1920-1950,” 2017 SOLAR Conference, American Solar Energy Society, Denver, CO, 12 October 2017.

“The Sun for All: Social Equity and the Debate on Best Solar Orientation of High Modernist Housing,” EAAE/ARCC Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 16 June 2016.

“Living with the Sun – A Dogma of High Modernism,” American Society for Environmental History ASEH 2016 Conference, Seattle, WA, 2 April 2016.

“Solar Buildings in the 1920s,” SOLAR 2015 Conference (American Solar Energy Society ASES, University Park (Penn State), 28 July 2015.

“The Suns of Modernism,” American Society for Environmental History ASEH 2015 Conference, Washington DC, 21 March 2015.

“Integrative Design To Deploy PV Systems,” Panel presentation (90 minutes) at the Solar 2013 Conference in Baltimore, MA, 18. April 2013. Co-panelists: Jeffrey Brownson, Lisa Iulo, Ulrike Passe (Iowa State University), Byron Woodman (Mid Atlantic Renewable Energy Association, Breinigsville, PA). www.ases.org/detailed-program/photovoltaics-pv-track/integrative-design-to-deploy-pv-systems.

“Advancing Sustainability in Early Design Thinking: Best Practices Learned from Innovative Classes and Studios,” Panel presentation (90 min) at the National Conference of the Beginning Design Student NCBGS, Penn State, 31 March 2012. Co-presenters: Katz, Menter, Semprini, Simione.

“Design Approaches for Upgrading Historically Significant Architecture Toward Zero-Energy: The Republic of Cyprus Presidential Palace,” 13 July 2011, 27th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Design Investigations on Building-Integrated Wind Energy: Observations from an Architecture Studio,” 20 May 2011, American Solar Energy Society ASES Conference, Raleigh, NC, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Energy and Environment Simulation in the Design Studio,” 6 March 2010, 98th ACSA Annual Meeting, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, session chairs: Ute Poerschke, Loukas Kalisperis, Lisa Iulo

“Applications for Environmentally Sensitive Design,” 12 November 2009, 2nd International Congress Bauhaus.SOLAR: Technology Design Environment, Erfurt/Weimar, Germany, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Comparing Sustainable Architecture in Europe and the USA,” 1 April 2009, co-sponsored by the International Affairs Program and the Department of Engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Integrating Energy Simulation Applications and Building Information Modeling in the Design Studio,” 23 July 2008, The Oxford Conference: A Re-Evaluation of Education in Architecture, Oxford, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“Environmentally Conscious Architecture in Germany, Austria and Switzerland,” 2 April 2008, co-sponsored by the International Affairs Program and the Department of Engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“The Use of Energy Simulation Programmes for Building Design,” 13 March 2008, 7th European Conference Solar Energy in Architecture and Urban Planning “Sun and Sense,” Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs, Berlin, speaker: Ute Poerschke

“BIM: Defining Opportunities for Environmentally Sensitive Design,” 23 November 2007, 24th International PLEA (Passive and Low Energy Architecture) Conference, National University of Singapore, speaker: Ute Poerschke

Competition Juries

“Student Housing Agnes-/Adelheid/-Hiltenspergerstrasse,” 20 August 2010 – 17 February 2011, Jurymember: Klaus Friedrich

“Primary School with Daycare Center, Gymnasium und Outdoor Sports Facilities, Arnulfpark Munich,” 28 June – 21 November 2007, Jurymember: Klaus Friedrich

“Extension Office Building Königinstrasse,” 8 February – 28 July 2006, Jurymember: Stefan Zwink

“Housing Richard-Strass-Strasse,” 30 July – 16 November 2004, Jurymember: Stefan Zwink

“Gymnasium Bruckmühl,” 25 Oktober 1999 – 24 March 2000, Jurymember: Stefan Zwink

“Mönchsberg Panoramalift Salzburg,” 4 November 2002 – 11 Februar 2003, Jurymember: Klaus Friedrich, Stefan Zwink

Guest Crits

Technical University Munich, guest: Ute Poerschke, 19 June and 10 July 2018

Columbia University New York, guest: Ute Poerschke, 9 May 2016 and 1 May 2017

Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck, external examiner of final theses: Klaus Friedrich, 21-22 Oct. 2015

Technical University of Dresden, doctoral colloquium, guest: Ute Poerschke, June 2014

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Industrial Design Program, guest: Ute Poerschke, 31 Oct. 2013

Southeastern University, Nanjing, China, guest: Ute Poerschke, 14/17 June 2013

Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck, guest on thesis defenses: Klaus Friedrich, 12-13 June 2013

Iowa State University, Net-Zero-Studio, guest: Ute Poerschke, 14 Nov. 2011

Technical University Kaiserslautern, guest: Klaus Friedrich, 17 Nov. 2009

Technical University Berlin, guest: Ute Poerschke, 17 July 2009

Technical University Munich, guest: Ute Poerschke, 18 July 2006