Prof Dr Philipp Oswalt

Universität Kassel, FB 06 ASL,34127 Fachgebiet Architekturtheorie und Entwerfen
Universitätsplatz 9
34127 Kassel

Short CV

Philipp Oswalt, architect and writer, born in 1964 in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), lives in Berlin. From 1988 to 1994 worked as editor for the architectural journal "Arch+". In 1996/97 work for the 'Office for Metropolitan Architecture'/Rem Koolhaas in Rotterdam. Visiting Professor for Design at the Technical University Cottbus (2000-2002). Professor for Architecture Theory and Design at Kassel University (since 2006).
He won 1998 the international competition for the design of the memorial site of the “Former Women Concentration Camp Ravensbrück” (1. Phase realized). Initiator and Coordinator of the European Research project ‘Urban Catalysts’ (2001 – 2003) on temporality in urban space, financed by the European Commission (program ‘City of Tomorrow’). Chief Curator of the international Research and Exhibition Project ‘Shrinking Cities’ for the German cultural foundation (2002 – 2008), co-curator of Volkspalast 2004 (cultural use of the former Palast der Republik Berlin). 2009 – 2014 director of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation. Co-director of project Bauhaus 2015 - 2019. Initiator of Lernort Garnisonkirche Potsdam, Initiative Zukunft Bühnen Frankfurt (2020) and Berlin Plattform (2022).



Forschungsstation Traces

Mauerstraße 15
34117 Kassel

Project Status: Completed / Usage Phase
Year of Completion: 2021
Scale of project: M - Medium
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Pferdestallbaracke 260/9 OKH

Freilandmuseum Oberpfalz
Neusath 200
92507 Nabburg

Function Care / Education
Project Status: Planing / Design Phase
Scale of project: M - Medium
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