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Prof. Dr. Carsten Ruhl

— Speaker

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Art History Institute, Professor of Architectural History

Carsten Ruhl is Professor of Architectural History at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main since 2013. Previously he served as Professor for Theory and History of Modern Architecture at Bauhaus-University Weimar, and as Professor for Architectural History at Ruhr-University Bochum. He studied Architecture, Art History, Philosophy and Historic Science, and since has focused on post 18th century History and Theory of Architecture. His most important publications are: “Mythos Monument. Urbane Strategien in Architektur und Kunst seit 1945, 2011 (Mythical Monument. Urban Strategies in Architecture and Art since 1945); Magisches Denken-Monumentale Form. Aldo Rossi und die Architektur des Bildes, 2013 (Magical Thinking – Monumental Form. Aldo Rossi and the Architecture of the Image); Architektur ausstellen. Zur mobilen Anordnung des Immobilen, 2015 (Exhibiting Architecture. About the mobile organization of the immovable); The Death and Life of the Total Work of Art. Henry van de Velde and the legacy of a Modern concept. 12th International Bauhaus-Colloquium, 2015.