Studio and Workshop Courses

  Welding Copyright: Staack

Working with structural steel

Metals are an essential element of structural engineering constructions and architectural design. The multitude of metals and their alloys can serve a wide range of applications. A material frequently used in steel construction and in building locksmithery is unalloyed general structural steel, the properties of which are mainly determined by its carbon content.

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  Bamboo materials Copyright: Anne Bergerfurth

Get to know bamboo

The content of the workshop course is the playful examination of the material bamboo in its originally grown tubular form and getting to know its structure and characteristics. Through creative processing of a material, which already in its naturally grown tube form has a specific and very own character, the participants learn the sensible handling of tools and creative methods.

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  lime fresco Copyright: Anja Neuefeind

Introduction to the basics of fresco technique

As an artistic colour technique in architecture, the coloured wall design 'al fresco' has a long tradition. In classical fresco painting, pigments are applied with water on still damp lime plaster. When drying, the permanent connection with the ground is created, which is characterised by a special aesthetic. Lime and pigments are among the oldest known building materials that are still used today. The ecological, building biology and economic advantages, as well as the creative potential that lies in the combination of both, make this technique attractive for us.

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  concrete model Copyright: Friedrich

Model Making

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  Photo works Copyright: Ivo Mayr

BW Laboratory

In the aesthetics of photography the analog technologies are formative. But it is also important to deal with them in photography itself. Analogue photography represents a material antithesis to digital photography, in which the photographer apparently always has the 'programmed image' under control.

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