Department 8’s primary field of interest is the specific area, which new information and net technologies create, in connection with the development of new processual and material techniques. Based on a personal, artistic statement and analytical-historical overview, the design process is integrated into the field of study by means of digital tools and new techniques.
The Department focuses on special competencies within the following fields of interest: Information technology, modeling, and material- and construction morphology.
Department 8’s professional foundation constitutes general architecture, and represents specific competencies within technology-related, experimental in-class instruction, with a particular focus on media and information technology, both integral elements of architectural methodology. The Department is part of a professional network of related artistic and scientific study programmes.