• 07/13/2021
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TUM at the fifth Kunstareal-Fest art festival "Blickpunkte" from July 16 to 21

Digital construction, #nachzukunft and paper palaces

Future technologies meet architectural history: This year the Technical University of Munich (TUM) will once again participate in the Kunstareal-Fest art festival with a number of contributions. Visitors will be able to try out digital construction technologies themselves and will discover the special architectural aspects of the Kunstareal museum district itself on guided tours.

[Translate to en:] Münchner Kunstareal Andreas Heddergott / TUM
Visitors can discover a lot at the Kunstareal-Fest art festival. TUM is also taking part again.

TUM is quite at home among museums in the midst of Munich's Kunstareal  museum district. The various institutions in the district are now inviting guests to the fifth Kunstareal-Fest art festival. TUM will participate with the following program items:

LoX – Augmented Reality-Assisted Construction

LoX, a collaborative effort of the TUM professorships Digital Fabrication and Structural Design with the Zurich startup incon.ai, invites visitors to participate in a collective construction process. A digital blueprint can be accessed using a mobile app; digital building instructions, precisely positioned in 3D space, make it possible to build complex structures made of wood without any further tools. Progress in construction is synchronized and coordinated by the app using cloud-based tools. The objective is to build a pavilion within two days. 

Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Sunday July 18, 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm 
South lawn, Alte Pinakothek
Arcisstraße, Gabelsbergerstraße, Barerstraße
80333 Munich 

#nachzukunft - After the Future

The hashtag #nachzukunft unites student projects in the Maxvorstadt district to form an ephemeral exhibition project. How will the descendants of the descendants of today's residents live in Maxvorstadt? How will cities look, what will people's lives be like? How will things be transported, how will communication work? Numerous films, interactive projects, performances, flying persons and objects, melting figures and driving sofas are now haunting the WorldWideWeb. They manifest the encounter with a future perspective artistically observed and called into question in a sometimes amusing, sometimes dystopian, analytic or simply purely emotional artistic manner.

Have a look at the (German) hashtag #nachzukunft! 

Pandemic Realities – Constructed Environment in Crisis

In the project "Pandemic Realities. Gebaute Umwelt in der Krise" (Constructed Environment in Crisis) TUM architecture students encounter the reality of the pandemic. The resulting photographs, collages and texts are dedicated to current developments and topics. Everyday life in Munich was captured during the crisis and from very various perspectives. The works originated at the TUM Chair of Theory and History of Architecture, Art and Design.

Friday, July 16 to Wednesday, July 21, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 
TUM Mensa
Arcisstraße 17
80333 Munich

Curator Tour "Taiwan Acts!"

The exhibit "Taiwan Acts!" looks at the building culture arising in Taiwan, concentrating on socially concerned architectural projects. The TUM architectural museum offers a topical tour in English with curator Chen-Yu Chiu. The tour is free, with a limited number of tickets at the information counter of the Pinakothek der Moderne, available 30 minutes before the tour begins. Please book a time window for your visit to the museum via München Ticket.

Saturday, July 17, 10:00 - 11:00 am and Tuesday July 20, 4:00 - 5:00 pm 
Entrance to TUM architectural museum 
in Pinakothek der Moderne
Barer Str. 40
80333 Munich

Tour: "Brandhorsts vis-à-vis. The Sep Ruf House on Theresienstraße"

Sep Ruf was one of the most important architects of the post-war period. When building the multi-story Sep Ruf House apartment building on Theresienstraße – a narrow, almost planar residential building set back from the street with floor-to-ceiling windows and uninterrupted balconies – he was less concerned with formal elements and more with the design of dignified living space ("menschenwürdige Lebensräume"). The tour, led by Irene Meissner of the TUM architectural museum, will be held in German and is also appropriate for youth. The number of participants is limited, registration is open until 3:00 pm on the last business day before the tour: programmspam prevention@pinakothek-der-moderne.de.

Saturday, July 17 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon and Sunday, July 18, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon
Meeting point: Pavilion 333
Pinakothek der Moderne
Barer Straße 40
80333 Munich 

Architectural Tour through the Kunstareal

Museums, universities and galleries come together in Munich's Kunstareal art district. Organized by the TUM architectural museum, this tour with Kaija Voss begins at the DesignBuild Pavilion between Pinakothek der Moderne and Museum Brandhorst. The route passes the Alte Pinakothek, the State Museum of Egyptian Art  and the Munich Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism, on the way to Königsplatz. The tour ends in front of Lenbachhaus, will be held in German and is also appropriate for youth. Please register by 3:00 pm on the last business day before the tour at programmspam prevention@pinakothek-der-moderne.de.

Saturday, July 17, 3:00 - 4:00 pm and Monday, July 19, 11:00 am - 12 noon
Pavilion 333
Pinakothek der Moderne
Barer Straße 40
80333 Munich 

Children's Workshop “Paper Palaces”

Is architecture created to last forever? Or can it change, grow, shrink, vanish entirely? In the children's workshop "Paper Palaces" with Enrica Ferrucci children use simple tools (tape, hole punch, split brass pins) and existing materials (old newspapers) to build their very own answers to this question – Paper Palaces: temporary, reversible and recyclable. The workshop will be held in German and is appropriate for children aged 8 through 12 years. Participation is free. Advance registration is required by 3:00 pm on the last business day before the workshop at programmspam prevention@pinakothek-der-moderne.de.

Sunday, July 18, from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm and Monday, July 19, from 11:00 am - 12:00 noon 
Pavilion 333
Pinakothek der Moderne
Barer Straße 40
80333 Munich 

"New in the Kunstareal" - Tour through Pavilion 333

The temporary Pavilion 333 was designed and built in the summer of 2020 on the lawn between the Pinakothek der Moderne and the Türkentor by students of the TUM within a DesignBuild course. The co-builders will present the pavilion. The guided tour will be in German and is also suitable for young people. The number of participants is limited. Registration is possible at foerdervereinspam prevention@architekturmuseum.de.

Friday, July 16, to Tuesday, July 20, daily from 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Meeting point: Pavilion 333
Pinakothek der Moderne
Barer Street 40
80333 Munich


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