OLE W Dr. FISCHER, Dipl. Arch. ETH portrait
  • Associate Chair, School Of Architecture
  • Associate Professor, School Of Architecture

Research Keywords

  • Research Methods
  • Architecture History & Theory
  • European Architecture
  • Modernism
  • Philosophy of Architecture
  • Critical Theory

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Dialectic VIII: Subverting – Unmaking Architecture? PI: Ole W. Fischer. Co-PI(s): Michael Abrahamson. http://grahamfoundation.org/grantees/6176-dialecti... Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, 12/01/2020 - 02/28/2021. Total project budget to date: $4,000.00
  • Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2018-19: Austria. PI: Ole W. Fischer. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and the Austrian-American Educational Commission in Austria, 03/01/2019 - 06/30/2019. Total project budget to date: $24,000.00
  • Kolleg Friedrich Nietzsche Research Fellow. PI: Ole W. Fischer. http://www.klassik-stiftung.de/forschung/kolleg-fr... Klassik Stiftung Weimar, 05/21/2018 - 07/15/2018. Total project budget to date: $2,400.00
  • Dialectic II: Architecture between Boom and Bust. PI: Ole W Fischer. Co-PI(s): Shundana Yusaf. Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, 07/03/2013 - 01/07/2014. Total project budget to date: $5,000.00

Presentations

  • "Theory Applied Design – Reflections on Graduate Research Methods", invited lecture after peer-review at the 109th international annual meeting of Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture ACSA, St Louis, MO, USA (due to COVID-19 online). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/24/2021.
    https://www.acsa-arch.org/conference/109th-annual-...
  • "Critical Theory or Critical Architecture? – ETH, MIT and IAUS as three alternative modes of architectural research in the late 1960s", invited keynote lecture at the international doctoral program "Approaching Research Practice in Architecture", TU Munich, Department Architecture, in cooperation with KTH School of Architecture, Stockholm BauHow5 Consortium and the Swedish Research School ResArc, Munich Germany (via zoom due to COVID-19). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/28/2021.
    https://www.ar.tum.de/en/news/singleview-en/articl...
  • "Zur Programmatik einer kritischen Entwurfsmethodik – Architekturwissenschaft in der Anwendung [Notes on the program of a critical design methodology – architectural sciences in practice?], invited lecture at the Hochschule Biberach, Fachbereich Architektur, Germany (zoom due to COVID-19). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/12/2021.
  • "Grey Matter(s)? - Building the Specific out of the Generic", invited guest lecture after peer review at the international 108th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture ACSA, San Diego, CA, USA (paper accepted, but conference canceled/online due to COVID-19). Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 03/13/2020.
    https://www.acsa-arch.org/conference/acsa108-virtu...
  • "Design Research Methods: Applied Theory and Studio Practice?", invited guest lecture after peer review at the international and interdisciplinary symposium "Schools of Thought", Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/06/2020.
    https://architecture.ou.edu/schools-of-thought/
  • "Workshopping – Henry van de Velde, the Bauhaus and hands-on education", invited guest lecture after peer review at the international and interdisciplinary symposium "Penser Faire / Thinking Making“, Faculté d’Architecture, Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/18/2020.
    https://penser-faire.sciencesconf.org/data/pages/P...
  • “Das Nietzsche Monument in Weimar – Projekt für Körper und Geist der »Neuen Europäer«?” invited keynote lecture at the international and interdisciplinary conference “Ein Flame in Deutschland – Henry van de Veldes Wirken für Europa und die Welt”, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Museum Villa Esche, Chemnitz, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/11/2019.
    https://www.villaesche.de/veranstaltungskalender-m...
  • “Der Atem der Architektur? – Klimatische Kammern der Moderne und Gegenwart: Mies van der Rohe, Philippe Rahm und Terrain”, invited lecture after peer-review at the international and interdisciplinary conference: “Der Atem der Kunst. Gestalterische, ökologische und soziopolitische Dimnesionen 1900 – Gegenwart”, Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte, Exzellenz-Cluster “Matters of Activity”, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/13/2019.
    https://www.kunstgeschichte.hu-berlin.de/veranstal...
  • “Design Research Methods - Applied Theory and Studio Practice?”, invited lecture after peer-review at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture ACSA fall conference, Stanford, CA, USA (accepted paper – not held). Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 09/13/2019.
    https://www.acsa-arch.org/conference/2019-fall-con...
  • “Grey Matter(s)? – Building the Specific Out of the Generic”, invited lecture after peer-review at the Interdisciplinary Workshop »Ethics and Politics of Material in Architecture« at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut , Florence, Italy. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/11/2019.
    https://www.khi.fi.it/en/aktuelles/veranstaltungen...
  • “Workshopping – Henry van de Velde, Bauhaus and experimental apprenticeship education”, invited lecture after peer-review at the international and interdisciplinary conference: Bauhaus and Greece. The Idea of Synthesis in Art and Architecture, Athens, Greece. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/30/2019.
    http://bauhaus2019.asfa.gr/index.php/en/
  • “Building the Specific out of the Generic”, invited lecture after peer-review at the international and interdisciplinary symposium "Firmitas/aedificatio – die materiellen, »körperlichen« Grundlagen der (gebauten) Architektur", 8th international colloquium of architecture theory, Stiftung Bibliothek Werner Oechslin, Einsiedeln, Switzerland. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/28/2019.
    https://www.bibliothek-oechslin.ch/downloads/atk-2...
  • “Orientation at the brink of Revolution? – O.M. Ungers and the passing moment of theory at TU Berlin”, invited lecture after peer-review at the 107th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture ACSA, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/30/2019.
    https://www.acsa-arch.org/conference/107th-annual-...
  • “White Boxes in New England? – Gropius House and the emergence of the »Neo-Avantgarde«”, invited lecture after peer-review at the International Study Day »Die Multiple Moderne / The Multiple Modernity«, Public Lecture Series Winter Term 2019, Research Institute Archive of Architecture, Universität Innsbruck, Austria. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 01/31/2019.
  • “Analog Parametric Design? – Notes on the performative drawing techniques of Peter Eisenman and Preston Scott Cohen”, invited lecture after peer-review at the international and interdisciplinary Gernsheim-Studientagung “Das Ende der Architekturzeichnung. Darstellungsmodi und Baupraxis zwischen 20. und 21. Jahrhundert”, Biblioteca Hertziana, Max Planck Insititut für Kunstgeschichte, Rome, Italy. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/22/2018.
    http://www.biblhertz.it/aktuelles/veranstaltungen/...
  • “Kritische Entwurfsmethodik – Architekturwissenschaft in der Anwendung? [Critical Design Methodology – Applied Architectural Science?” invited lecture after peer-review at the international and interdisciplinary symposium "Architekturwissenschaft – Vom Suffix zur Agenda", Brandenburgisch Technische Universität Cottbus, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/16/2018.
    https://architekturwissenschaft.net/archiv/
  • “The Nietzsche Monument Weimar – A symphony in physiological art?” invited lecture after peer-review at the international and interdisciplinary symposium Strained Bodies: Physical Tension in Art and Science, Ludwig Maximilian University München, ERES Foundation, Haus der Kunst München, Munich, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/06/2018.
    https://arthist.net/archive/18445
  • “3 Arten der Architekturkritik? [3 Ways of Architecture Criticism]” invited guest lecture at the Professur Architekturtheorie, Institut für Architektur, TU Berlin, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/02/2018.
    https://www.architekturtheorie.tu-berlin.de/menue/...
  • “Drawing on Contingency”, invited keynote lecture and peer reviewer at the 8th international and interdisciplinary symposium Design and Research in Architecture and Landscape (DARA), TU Hannover, Hannover, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/12/2018.
    https://www.igt-arch.uni-hannover.de/962.html#c122...
  • “Nach Tafuri… Geschichte Theorie Kritik? [After Tafuri… History Theory Criticism?]”, audit lecture for a full professor position in theory of architecture and design, Fachgruppe Architektur, Staatliche Akademie der bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/09/2018.
    http://www.abk-stuttgart.de/studium/studienangebot...
  • “Staging res publica? – Notes on Design Build Public Interest and the Venice Biennale”, invited lecture after peer-review at the international and interdisciplinary 7th conference of the All Ireland Architecture Research Group AIARG res publica, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 01/25/2018.
    https://aiarg2018.wordpress.com
  • “Geschichte Theorie Kritik? [History Theory Criticism?]”, audit lecture for a full professor position in theory of architecture and urban design at Fakultät Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen und Umweltwissenschaften, TU Braunschweig, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/10/2018.
    https://www.tu-braunschweig.de/
  • "Produktive Theorie? [Productive Theory]", invited impulse talk at the 2nd meeting of the Netzwerk Architekturtheorie "ArchitekturTheorieTage 2.0", Theory of Architecture, Department of architecture, TU Hannover, Hannover, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/02/2017.
    https://www.igt-arch.uni-hannover.de/962.html#c119...
  • "Die Rolle der Städtebaugeschichte bei der Gründung des HTC Program am MIT [The role of history of urban design for the foundation of the HTC program at MIT]", invited lecture at the peer-reviewed international, interdisciplinary symposium "Städtebaugeschichte an Architekturschulen: Reflexionen über ein Grundlagenfach", 50 years anniversary of the Institut gta, Department Architektur, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/06/2017.
    https://gta50.arch.ethz.ch/events/the-history-of-u...
  • "The birth of modernity from the spirit of Gothic? - Henry van de Velde and the figure of the iron cathedral", invited presentation at the peer-reviewed international, interdisciplinary symposium "Gothic Modernism", Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/29/2017.
    https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/whats-on/symposiums/...
  • "Von der Linie zum Raum zum »neuen Menschen« - Henry van der Veldes psychologische Ornamenttheorie(n) [From the line to space to the »new man« – Henry van de Velde's psychological theory of ornament(s)]", invited presentation at the peer-reviewed international, interdisciplinary Barocksommerkurs "Ornamentum: Raumausstattung, Bildprogramme", Bibliothek Stiftung Werner Oechslin, Einsiedeln, Switzerland. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/25/2017.
    http://www.bibliothek-oechslin.ch/veranstaltungen/...
  • "Ein Gleichgewicht positiver und negativer Kräfte? - Henry van de Veldes physiologische Linientheorie [An equilibrium of positive and negative forces? – Henry van de Velde's physiologic theory of the line", invited lecture at the peer-reviewed international, interdisciplinary conference "Latente Spannungen. Figuren des Äquilibriums", Aby Warburg Haus, Hamburg, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/24/2017.
    http://www.warburg-haus.de/wp-content/uploads/2017...
  • "Thinking Architecture" invited evening lecture at the lecture series "Jour Fixe" of the department of architecture, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart (State Academy of Fine Arts), Campus Weissenhof, Stuttgart, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/20/2017.
    http://www.abk-stuttgart.de/aktuell/veranstaltung/...
  • "The Birth of Architectural History Out of Stylistic Critique? - Paul Frankl and the Principles", invited presentation at the peer-reviewed international, interdisciplinary 70th Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians SAH 2017, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/09/2017.
    http://www.sah.org/conferences-and-programs/2017-c...
  • "Grey Matter(s) - The birth of a new vernacular out of the generic?", invited presentation at the peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Great Britain SAHGB 2017 "Beyond 'by' - Towards an inclusive architectural history?" London, England, UK. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/03/2017.
    https://www.sahgb.org.uk/symposium-archive.html
  • "From Avant-garde to Arrière-garde? - Friedrich Nietzsche, Henry van de Velde and a case study on untimeliness", invited lecture at the peer-reviewed international, interdisciplinary symposium "[Un]Timely Aesthetics", department of architecture, Universität Innsbruck, Austria. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/01/2017.
    https://www.uibk.ac.at/foko-architektur/conference...
  • "Institutionalized Critique? - On the (Re)Birth of Architectural Theory after Modernism: ETH and MIT", invited presentation at the peer-reviewed international, interdisciplinary symposium "Theory's History 196X-199X", organised by KU Leuven at the Palais des Académies, Brussels, Belgium. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/10/2017.
    https://architectuur.kuleuven.be/theoryshistory/
  • "Institutionalisierte Kritik? – Über die (Neu)Geburt der Architekturtheorie nach der Moderne [Institutionalized Critique? – On the (re)birth of architectural theory after Modernism]", funded lecture after peer-review at the international and interdisciplinary conference 3rd Forum Architekturwissenschaft "Vom Baumeister zum Master. Architekturlehre 19.-21. Jahrhundert [From the Building Trade to the European Master. Architectural Education 19th to 21st Century]", FU Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/26/2016.
    http://www.architekturwissenschaft.net/pdfs/Progra...
  • "From Avant-garde to Arrière-garde? – Henry van de Velde’s architectural œuvre before and after WWI", invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary symposium "Before and After? Continuity or Rupture? Belgian Art around World War I", Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts Belgique, Brussels, Belgium. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/25/2016.
    https://www.fine-arts-museum.be/en/agenda/2016/11/...
  • "Thinking Critical Architecture", invited lecture on current research in architectural theory at SoA University of Utah at the 1st academic meeting Netzwerk Architekturtheorie [Network of Architectural Theory] "Zum Stand der Dinge in der deutschsprachigen Architekturtheorie [On the State of Affairs in German-speaking Architectural Theory]", TU Graz, Graz, Austria. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/04/2016.
    http://akk.tugraz.at/veranstaltung/architekturtheo...
  • "Bauen für den Übermenschen? – Peter Behrens, Henry van de Velde und der Nietzsche-Kult [Building for the Superhuman? – Peter Behrens, Henry van de Velde and the Nietzsche-Cult]", invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary ICOMOS symposium 2016 on the Darmstädter Künstlerkolonie Mathildenhöhe "Eine Stadt müssen wir erbauen, eine ganze Stadt! [A City we have to build, an entire City!]", Darmstadt, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/18/2016.
    http://www.kuenstlerkolonie-mathildenhoehe.de/icom...
  • "Gefangen in der Selbstreferentialität? – Bemerkungen zur digitalen Nachahmung analoger Zeichnungsprozesse [Imprisoned in Self-Referentiality? – Notes on the digital Mimesis of Analogue Drawing Processes]", invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed conference "Ähnlichkeit: Prozesse und Formen [Similarity: Processes and Forms]", Bibliothek Stiftung Werner Oechslin, Einsiedeln, Switzerland. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/18/2016.
    http://www.fg-mimesis.de/wp/wp-content/uploads/201...
  • "The City as a Green Archipelago? – O.M. Ungers, Rem Koolhaas and the Reinterpretation of the »Shrinking City«", invited audit lecture for an associate professor position in history and theory of architecture at the School of Architecture + Design, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/03/2016.
  • “Architecture in the Age of Its Digital Reproducibility? – Walter Benjamin, immersion and the digital image”, invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed annual conference of the international Walter Benjamin Society "Spaces, Places, Cities, and Spatiality", Tel Aviv & Jerusalem, Israel. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/13/2015.
    http://walterbenjamin.info/event/international-wal...
  • “Architecture in/out of the Boudoir? – Manfredo Tafuri, de Sade and the Dialectic of Enlightenment”, invited lecture at the 12th international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed annual conference of the AHRA (Architectural Humanities Research Association) “This Thing called Theory”, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/21/2015.
    http://www.thisthingcalledtheory.org
  • “»Architecture or Revolution?«” invited presentation and roundtable discussion at the international symposium “Open City – Existential Urbanism”, Irwin S Chanin School of Architecture, Cooper Union, New York, in collaboration with The New Museum New York and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York, New York City, NY, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/19/2015.
    http://www.cooper.edu/architecture/news/open-city-...
  • “The Architecture of Autonomy and the Autonomy of Architecture”, invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed anniversary conference on Krise und Kritik? / Crisis and Criticism? of the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Architektur OEGFA (Austrian Society of Architecture), Vienna, Austria. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/16/2015.
    http://www.oegfa.at/event.php?item=9285
  • “Architecture out of the Boudoir? – Autonomy reconsidered”, invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed Annual Fall Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) with the theme “Between the Autonomous and Contingent Object”, Syracuse, NY, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/09/2015.
    http://www.acsa-arch.org/programs-events/conferenc...
  • “Die Stadt als grünes Archipel? – O.M. Ungers, Koolhaas, und die Neuinterpretation der »schrumpfenden Stadt« [The City as a Green Archipelago? – O.M. Ungers, Koolhaas and the reinterpretation of the »shrinking city«]”, invited lecture at the Institute of Architectural Theory, Department of Architecture, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/09/2015.
    http://www.a-theory.tuwien.ac.at
  • “Thinking Architecture”, audit lecture, Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus, Denmark. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/29/2015.
  • “After Modernity? – Preliminary Thoughts on the Post-Contemporary”, invited lecture at the Graz Architecture Lectures 2015, Department of Architecture, Technische Universität Graz, Austria. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/21/2015.
    http://www.tugraz.at/fakultaeten/architektur/veran...
  • “Learning from Benjamin: Architecture, Immersion, and the Digital Realm”, invited keynote lecture, moderator and respondent of the second panel on Visual and Media Theory in Architecture at the first joint Viennese PhD Symposium in Architecture, organized by Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Universität für angewandte Künste Wien and Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/08/2015.
    https://ika.akbild.ac.at/pdf_2015/PhD_Symposium_We...
  • “The Depth of the Surface? – Loos, van de Velde and (Im)Materiality“, invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed 68th Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), Chicago, IL, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/17/2015.
    http://www.sah.org/docs/default-source/conference/...
  • “Mies atmospheric,“ public lecture at the School of Architecture, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/26/2015.
  • “Archipelago Urbanism – O.M. Ungers, Rem Koolhaas and designs for the post-industrial shrinking city”, lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed 9th Biennial Savannah Symposium “The Architecture of Trade”, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/06/2015.
    https://www.scad.edu/event/2015-02-05-9th-savannah...
  • “Critical Theory of Architecture?“ lecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/05/2014.
    http://arch.kuleuven.be/english
  • “What is »Left« in Architecture? – Design between Affirmation, Negation and Revolution“, invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed 2nd Annual Conference of The International Society for the Philosophy of Architecture themed Autonomy Reconsidered: Ethics in Architecture, Urbanism and Landscape, TU Delft, The Netherlands. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/11/2014.
    http://isparchitecture.com/conference-program/
  • "Immersive Materiality – Architecture in the Age of Digital Reproduction", international peer-reviewed conference of the European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture ENHSA and the European Association of Architectural Education EAAE "What’s the Matter? – Materiality and Materialism at the Age of Computation", in collaboration with The School of Architecture of Valles UPV and hosted by the Chamber of Architects of Catalunya and The School of Architecture of Barcelona UPC, Barcelona, Spain . Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 07/09/2014.
    http://www.enhsa.net/WhatsTheMatter/
  • “Digital Box vs. Analogue Blob? The Virtualization of Architecture and Its Discontents“, invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed symposium »Das Verschwinden der Architekten« – Architektonische Praxis innerhalb prekärer Entwurfsverhältnisse [»The Vanishing of Architects – architectural practice within precarious design relations], Department of Architecture, Technical University of Innsbruck, Austria. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/04/2014.
    http://www.uibk.ac.at/fakultaeten/architektur/das_...
  • “Architektur Denken? [Thinking Architecture?]”, invited lecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Hochschule München, Munich, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/23/2014.
    http://www.ar.hm.edu
  • “Atmosphären und Immersionsräume? – Architektur und das digitale Bild [Atmospheres and Immersive Spaces? – Architecture and the digital image]”, invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed symposium Veränderte Lebenswelt(en). Figurationen von Mensch und Technik [Alterations of the Living World(s). Figurations of Humans and Technology], Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/25/2014.
    http://www.philosophie.kit.edu/mitarbeiter_434.php
  • “Down deep – Architecture, Immersion and the Digital Realm?”, invited public lecture at the Institute of Architecture, Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Wien, Austria. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/06/2014.
    http://i-o-a.at
  • “Mies atmospheric“, invited lecture at the School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/14/2014.
    http://www.arch.rpi.edu
  • “Discontinued by Mobilization – Henry van de Velde, the Theater in Cologne and Werkbund Reform,” invited keynote lecture at the international and interdisciplinary symposium 1914 : guerre et avant-gardes / 1914: war and the avant-gardes, Institut national d'histoire de l'art (INHA), Paris, and Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, Paris, France. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/06/2013.
    http://www.dtforum.org/uploads/media/abstracts_191...
  • “Im Sog von Nietzsches »Willen zur Macht« – Henry van de Veldes Monumentalprojekte um 1913 [Under the influence of Nietzsche’s Will to Power – Henry van de Velde’s monumental projects around 1913], invited keynote lecture at the international and interdisciplinary symposium Henry van de Velde 1913 : Abgesang des Jugendstils?, Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Berlin, Germany, supported by the DFG and Belgian Embassy in Berlin. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/29/2013.
    http://www.fu-berlin.de/presse/informationen/fup/2...
  • "»All art is erotic« – Adolf Loos, Henry van de Velde, Ornament and Crime", invited peer-reviewed lecture at the international and interdisziplinary symposium "Crimes of Passion – Representing Sexual Pathology in the Early 20th Century", Graduate School Practices of Literature, University of Muenster, Münster, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/25/2013.
    http://www.uni-muenster.de/Practices-of-Literature...
  • "Architektur denken? – Vorläufige Bemerkungen zu Theorie und Praxis, Forschung und Entwurf in der Architektur, [Thinking architecture? – Preliminary notes on theory, practice, research and design in architecture]," public lecture at the Department of Architecture, Facilty Management and Geoinformation and Dessau Institute of Architecture DIA, Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/08/2013.
    http://www.afg.hs-anhalt.de/en/architektur/studien...
  • "Henry van de Velde liest Friedrich Nietzsche – Von der Philosophie zur Architektur [Henry van de Velde reads Friedrich Nietzsche – From Philosophy to Architecture]", invited afternoon lecture in correspondance with the exhibition "Henry van de Velde: Ein Universalmuseum für Erfurt", Angermuseum Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/26/2013.
    http://www.erfurt.de/ef/de/erleben/veranstaltungen...
  • "Von Philosophie zu Form - Nietzsche und van de Velde [From Philosophy to Form – Nietzsche and van de Velde]", invited afternoon lecture, Haus Schulenburg, Gera, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/23/2013.
    http://www.haus-schulenburg-gera.de/gera/van-de-ve...
  • "Raum, Konstruktion, Theorie [Space, Construction, Theory]", public lecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/10/2013.
    http://www.f05.fh-koeln.de
  • "Learning from Berlin? – Ungers, Koolhaas and the Archipelago City", public lecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Technical University Munich TUM, Munich, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/29/2013.
    http://www.ar.tum.de
  • "Nothing behind the Veil of Truth? – Henry van de Velde, Adolf Loos, Hermann Muthesius and the battle over abstract ornament in modern architecture", invited peer-reviewed lecture at the international symposium "100 years of Abstract Art", Jacobs University of Bremen, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/08/2013.
    http://jacobs-university.de/100-years-of-abstract-...
  • "Insulare Utopien? – Henry van de Velde, Peter Zumthor und das Gesamtkunstwerk [Insular Utopias? – Henry van de Velde, Peter Zumthor and the Total Work of Art]", invited keynote lecture at the international and interdisciplinary "12. Bauhaus Kolloquium / 12th Bauhaus Colloquium", Bauhaus University Weimar, Weimar, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/06/2013.
    http://www.uni-weimar.de/cms/en/architektur/atheo/...
  • "Learning from Berlin? – Ungers, Koolhaas, the Archipelago City and Detroit", invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary annual J. Irwin Miller Symposium "Achtung Berlin", Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/16/2013.
    http://architecture.yale.edu/drupal/sites/default/...
  • "Mies atmospheric? – Notes from the Machine Room of Modernity", public lecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/22/2013.
    https://www.arch.kit.edu/english/index.php
  • "Theorizing Architectural Utopia", invited lecture at the international and interdisciplinary symposium "Wo leben wir Morgen? Architekturvisionen der Zukunft", Katholische Akademie Schwerte, Schwerte, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/08/2012.
    http://arthist.net/archive/4052.
  • "»Diese neue Tafel, oh meine Brüder, stelle ich über euch: Werdet hart.« – Nietzsche Rezeptionen in der Architektur zwischen »grossem Stil« »halkyonischer Kunst« [»These new tablets, oh my brothers, I put above You: become hard.« – The reception of Nietzsche in Architecture between »Grand Style« and »Halcyonic Art«]", invited peer reviewed lecture at the international and interdisciplinary symposium "Verflüssigungen / Liquefactions", University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/24/2012.
    http://www.udk-berlin.de/sites/kuwi/content/lehre/...
  • "Archipelago Urbanism", invited peer-reviewed lecture at the international interdisciplinary Rocky Mountain European Scholar Conference "Europe in Sickness and in Health", University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/25/2012.
    http://humanities.utah.edu/rmesc/about/2012-confer...
  • "Mies atmospheric? – Notes from the Machine Room of Modernity", public lecture at the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts, Kungliga Konsthögskolan Stockholm (Royal Institute of Art Stockholm), SE. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/19/2012.
    http://www.kkh.se
  • "Archipelago Urbanism", invited peer-reviewed lecture at the international interdisciplinary conference Platzarchitekturen – Kontinuität und Wandel öffentlicher Stadträume vom 19. Jahrhundert bis in die Gegenwart, at the Deutsche Kunsthistorische Institut in Florenz (Max Planck), Florence, Italy. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/23/2012.
    http://www.khi.fi.it/en/aktuelles/veranstaltungen/...
  • "Reflections in mirror glass… Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson and the glass houses", invited guest lecture at the department of history of art, architecture and design of the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design Prague (VSUP), Prof. Dr. Jindrich Vybíral, Department of History of Art and Aesthetics, Prague, Czech Republic. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/06/2012.
    http://www.vsup.cz/
  • "In the Shadow of Monumentality", invited lecture at the international symposium "Ein Jahrhundert nationaler Repräsentation: Der Deutsche Pavillon auf der Internationalen Kunstausstellung La Biennale di Venezia 1912 – 2012 [One Century of National Representation: The German Pavilion at the international art exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 1912–2012]" at the Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venedig/ Centro tedesco di Studi Veneziani, Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza, Venezia, Italy, supported by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, Cologne, Germany (with support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, Germany). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/04/2012.
    http://www.dszv.it/it/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2...
  • "Mies atmospheric? – Notes from the Machine Room of Modernity", public lecture at the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts, NTNU Trondheim, Norway. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/01/2012.
    http://www.ntnu.edu/ab
  • "Archipelago Urbanism", evening keynote lecture at the international interdisciplinary conference "The Media of the Metapolis – Reflecting the knowledge base of urban research", Professur Sozialwissenschaftliche Stadtforschung, Bauhaus University Weimar, Weimar, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/25/2012.
    http://www.uni-weimar.de/cms/uploads/media/Program...
  • "Mies atmospheric? – Notes from the Machine Room of Modernity", public lecture at the School of Architecture, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/28/2012.
    http://cala.arizona.edu/
  • “After Modernity – Architecture between Utopia, Nostalgia and Dirty Realism?” invited guest lecture at the international interdisciplinary peer reviewed Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies, Valparaiso University, IN, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/24/2012.
    http://www.valpo.edu/cas/utopianconference/
  • “High Rise Emotions – Architectural design as affective practice: Koolhaas, surrealism and the modern metropolis”, invited guest lecture at the international interdisciplinary peer reviewed symposium "produktion AFFEKTION reception" at the PhD program ProART, Department Kunstwissenschaften, LMU Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany, sponsored by the Gerda Henkel Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/17/2012.
    http://www.kunstgeschichte.uni-muenchen.de/aktuell...
  • “Mies atmospheric? – Notes from the Machine Room of Modernity”, public lecture at the Department of Architecture, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/07/2012.
    http://www.design.upenn.edu/architecture
  • “The Crisis of Criticism? – Notes on the eloquent silence about architecture” invited visiting lecture at the ARC PhD program of the department of architecture, College of Environmental Design, University of California at Berkeley, Prof. Dr. C Greig Crysler, Berkeley, CA, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/18/2011.
    http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/programs/phd
  • “From liquid space to solid bodies – Architecture between neoliberalism and control society”, invited peer-reviewed lecture at the international symposium "Is There (Anti)Neoliberal Architecture?" Department of Architecture, TU Graz, Prof. Dr. Anselm Wagner, Graz, Austria. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/11/2011.
    http://portal.tugraz.at/portal/page/portal/Files/N...
  • “Architektur denken? – Vorläufige Bemerkungen zu Theorie und Praxis, Forschung und Entwurf in der Architektur, [Thinking architecture? – Preliminary notes on theory, practice and design in architecture],” public lecture at the Department of Architecture, Technische University Berlin, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/08/2011.
    http://www.architektur.tu-berlin.de/
  • “Die Krise der Kritik – Vom beredsamen Schweigen über Architektur und Stadt / The Crisis of Criticism – Notes on the Eloquent Silence about Architecture and Urban Space”, invited guest lecture at the international interdisciplinary peer reviewed symposium “Bewertung urbaner Räume – Kommunikative Praxis und diskursive Arrangements in Einstellungen zur Stadt [Judgment of urban Spaces – Communicative Practice and discursive arrangements of attitudes to the city]," Urban Space Research Network (USRN), Prof. Dr. Ingo Warnke, Department of German Studies / Interdisciplinary Linguistics, University of Bremen, Haus der Wissenschaft Bremen, Germany, supported by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, Bonn, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/04/2011.
    http://www.usrn.de/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/USRN...
  • “Architecture and Critique? – Between affirmation and negation“ invited guest lecture at the PhD program of the Department Architecture, Urbanism and Planning of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Prof. Dr. Hilde Heynen, Leuven, Belgium. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/31/2011.
    http://www.asro.kuleuven.be/new/asro.aspx?culture=...
  • “Im Maschinenraum der Moderne [In the Machine Room of Modernity]” invited lecture at the International Symposium "Rethinking Mies" in honor of Mies van der Rohe’s 125th birthday, Prof. Axel Sowa, Theory of Architecture, RWTH Aachen, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/26/2011.
    http://www.mies2011.com/index.php/en/
  • “Slow Architecture? – The Myth of Local Resistance to Globalization in Architecture. A critique.” invited lecture at the peer-reviewed ACSA conference "Local Identities / Global Challenges", Houston, TX, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/07/2011.
    http://www.acsa-arch.org/programs-events/conferenc...
  • “Reflexionen im Spiegelglas… – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson und die Glashäuser [Reflections in mirror glass… Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson and the glass houses]”, invited peer-reviewed guest lecture at the international symposium "Mies 125 – Kulturspeicher und Imagefaktor" at the Museum Haus Lange & Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/01/2011.
    http://www.mies125.de/symposium.html
  • “Thinking architecture? – Preliminary notes on theory, practice and design in architecture”, public lecture at the Department of Architecture Chalmers University, Goteborg, Sweden. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/20/2011.
    http://www.chalmers.se/arch/EN
  • “»La trahison des images« – Architektur und das digitale Bild [»La trahison des images – Architecture and the digital Image]“ invited lecture at the international interdisciplinary symposium Immersion – Historische und zeitgenössische Perspektiven auf einen Schlüsselbegriff der Kunst- und Medienwissenschaften [Immersion – Historic and contemporary perspectives on a key term of art and media science] Munich Arts Research Centre / Institut für Kunstgeschichte, LMU Munich, Prof. Dr. Burcu Dogramaci, Prof. Dr. Fabienne Liptay, Munich, Germany, sponsored by the Volkswagenstiftung, Hannover, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/17/2011.
    http://www.kunstwissenschaften.uni-muenchen.de/for...
  • “After-Image: Postmodernism revisited“, invited guest lecture at the department of history of art, architecture and design of the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design Prague (VSUP), Prof. Dr. Jindrich Vybíral, Department of History of Art and Aesthetics, Prague, Czech Republic. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/07/2011.
    http://www.archiweb.cz/news.php?action=show&type=8...
  • “Architektur denken? – Vorläufige Bemerkungen zu Theorie und Praxis, Forschung und Entwurf in der Architektur, [Thinking architecture? – Preliminary notes on theory, practice and design in architecture],” public lecture, Department of Architecture Hochschule Technik Wirtschaft Gestaltung Konstanz, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/25/2011.
  • “Is the modern project running out of gas? – Preliminary thoughts about energy, architecture and urban space in 20th and 21st Century“, lecture at the international peer-reviewed symposium “Deified - Damned - Depleted: Energy as Symbol, Resource and Consumer Good“, organized by the joint research project: “Objects of Energy Consumption”, Deutsches Museum München [German Museum Munich], Zentralinstitut für Geschichte der Technik, München, Germany, sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Berlin. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/22/2011.
    http://www.carsoncenter.uni-muenchen.de/events_con...
  • “After Modernity – architecture between utopia, nostalgia and dirty reality? – Comments on the uncertain state of an ancient profession…”, lecture at the international peer-reviewed symposium Utopia today? organized by the Ecole Spéciale d’architecture Paris, France, in collaboration with the Saline Royale and the Hochschule Technik und Architektur Luzern, Switzerland, Saline Royale Arc-et-Senans, France. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/22/2010.
    http://www.esa-paris.fr/Colloque-Utopie-aujourd-hu...
  • “Architektur ausstellen? – Präsenz und Repräsentation auf der 12. Architekturbiennale von Venedig 2010 [Exhibiting Architecture? – Presence and Representation on the 12th architectural exhibition, Biennale di Venezia 2010]”, invited evening lecture at the Bauhaus University Weimar, Professur Geschichte und Theorie der modernen Architektur, Prof. Dr. Carsten Ruhl, Dr. Norbert Korrek in cooperation with the lecture series “Horizonte”, Weimar, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/19/2010.
    http://m18.uni-weimar.de/horizonte/news/22/
  • “Auf der Suche nach einer Architektur der Erkennenden? – Henry van de Velde liest Friedrich Nietzsche [Seaching for the architecture of the perceptive? – Henry van de Velde reads Friedrich Nietzsche]”, lecture at the international peer-reviewed symposium Ein Dialog der Künste: Architekturbeschreibungen in der Literatur der Neuzeit/ A dialogue between the Arts: Descriptions of architecture in literature since the Renaissance, Institute of Art History, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/18/2010.
    http://www.khist.uzh.ch/index/Prospekt.pdf
  • “Architecture? – (Re)Searching the relationship between the formal and the social”, internal presentation of the fellows in residence program, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/01/2010.
    http://www.akademie-solitude.de/221_fellows_archiv...
  • “»La trahison des images« – Architektur und das digitale Bild [»La trahison des images – Architecture and the digital Image]“ at the symposium "Immersion – Historische und zeitgenössische Perspektiven auf einen Schlüsselbegriff der Kunst- und Medienwissenschaften [Immersion – Historic and contemporary perspectives on a key term of art and media science]" Munich Arts Research Centre / Institut für Kunstgeschichte, LMU Munich, Prof. Dr. Burcu Dogramaci, Prof. Dr. Fabienne Liptay, Munich, Germany, sponsored by the Volkswagenstiftung, Hannover, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/17/2010.
    http://www.kunstwissenschaften.uni-muenchen.de/for...

Languages

  • French, basic.
  • German, fluent.
  • Latin, basic.
  • Swiss German, functional.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Europe
    The history and theory of L'Art Nouveau - Jugendstil - Secession – Liberty – Modernisme around 1900.
  • Germany
    Institutionalization of Architectural History, Theory and Criticism at Schools of Architecture.
  • Switzerland
    The "new German Swiss" architecture since the 1970s and 80s.
  • United States of America
    The history of the evolution of (critical) architectural theory since the 1960s.
  • Western Europe
    History of the modern project in Western and Central Europe.

Publications

  • Ole W. Fischer, "The Nietzsche Monument Weimar – Building for the Modern Body and Spirit?“ in: Veronika Rollova, Cyril Riha (eds.), Art and Evolution. A Festschrift for Jindrich Vybiral (Prague: Umprum, 2020), p.66–81 (Englisch). Published, 10/13/2020.
    https://www.umprum.cz/web/en/publications
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Institutionalized Critique? – On the (Re)Birth of Architectural Theory after Modernism: ETH and MIT compared“, in: Sebatsian Loosen, Rajesh Heynickx, Hilde Heynen (eds.), Theory’s History, 196X-199X. Challenges in the Historiography of Architectural Knowledge. Volume II: The Figure of Knowledge (Leuven: Leuven Univeristy Press, 2020), p. 145–159 (Englisch). Published, 09/30/2020.
    https://lup.be/products/119671
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Ein Gleichgewicht positive und negative Kräfte – Henry van de Veldes physiologische Linientheorie”, in: Cornelia Zumbusch, Eckart Goebel (eds.), Balance. Figuren des Äquilibriums in den Kulturwissenschaften, Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2020, p. 167–180 (in German). Published, 02/10/2020.
    https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/978...
  • Ole W. Fischer, “Institutionalisierte Kritik? Über die (Neu-)Geburt der Architekturtheorie nach der Moderne”, in: Carola Ebert, Eva Maria Froschauer, Christiane Salge (eds.), Vom Baumeister zum Master. Formen der Architekturlehre vom 19. bis ins 21. Jahrhundert (Berlin: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, 2019), p. 358–79 (in German), in the series: Forum Architekturwissenschaft, Vol. 3. Published, 03/28/2019.
    https://www.amazon.de/Baumeister-Master-Architektu...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Drawing on Contingency", in: Margitta Buchert (ed.), Prozesse Reflexiven Entwerfens / Processes of Reflexive Design. Design Research in Architecture and Landscape (DARA) (Berlin: Jovis, 2018), p. 106-122 (English/German). Published, 11/12/2018.
    https://www.jovis.de/de/buecher/product/prozesse-r...
  • Ole W. Fischer, “Der Archipel-Urbanismus – Oswald Mathias Ungers, Rem Koolhaas und Strategien für die schrumpfende Stadt“, in: Elmar Kossel, Brigitte Soelch (eds.), Platz-Architekturen. Kontinuität und Wandel öffentlicher Stadträume vom 19. Jahrhundert bis in die Gegenwart (Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2018), p. 283–95 (in German). Published, 11/05/2018.
    https://www.amazon.de/Platz-Architekturen-Kontinui...
  • Faculty editor of the peer reviewed journal after international CfP for contemporary critical positions on architecture and society, Dialectic 6: Craft. The Art of Architecture, introduction by Mimi Locher, with contributions by: Hans Teerds “Vita Architectura. Architecture, Craftsmanship and the Public World”, Phoebe Crisman, “Toward an Ecology of Architectural Craft”, José Galarza, “Restoring Presence: Valuing the Building Craft of Non-Western Knowledge Systems”, Richard Woditsch, Mark Kammerbauer, “Craftsmanship vs. Craftiness: The Greek polykatoikia as »adequate« Architecture, Joshua Bard, Francesca Torello, “Plaster ReCast: Augmented Reality as Medium for Craft-focused Pedagogy”, Charlott Greub, “Craft as Process and Performance of Resistance? – Rotor, Wim Delvoye and »Deconstructing« Architecture”, Kevin Jones, “An Expanded Role for Craft in the Socially Engaged Spatial Practices of Theaster Gates and Assemble”, Patrick Haughey, “Caulked: Details, Style and the Aesthetics of Impermanence in 21st Century Design”, Ashish Mohite, Mariia Kochneva, Toni Kotnik, “The Making of Undesignable Textural Effects”, Virginia Melnyk, “Where the Computer Ends and the Making Begins: Explorations in spandex fabric structures”, (San Francisco: Oro Editions & School of Architecture, University of Utah, fall 2018) (in English). Published, 09/01/2018.
    https://www.amazon.com/Dialectic-VI-Craft-Making-A...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Grey Matters…" in: Dialectic V: The Figure of the Vernacular, San Francisco: Oro Editions & School of Architecture, University of Utah, fall 2017, p. 39-50. Published, 09/15/2017.
    http://www.oroeditions.com/book/dialectic-v
  • Ole W. Fischer, "The Veil of Truth? - Henry van de Velde, Adolf Loos, Hermann Muthesius and the battle over ornament in modern architecture", in: Loretta Vandi (Hrsg.), Ornament and European Modernism: From Art Practice to Art History, London: Routledge, 2017, p. 104-135. Published, 09/12/2017.
    https://www.routledge.com/Ornament-and-European-Mo...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Gefangen in der Selbstreferentialität? - Bemerkungen zur digitalen Nachahmung analoger Zeichnungsprozesse", in: Eva von Engelberg-Dockal, Markus Krajewski, Frederike Lausch (eds.), Ähnlichkeit: Prozesse und Formen. Mimetische Praktiken in der neueren Architektur, Heidelberg: arthistoricum.net, 2017, p. 40-50. Published, 05/05/2017.
    http://books.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/arthistoricum/ca...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Discontinued by Mobilization – Henry van de Velde, the Theater in Cologne and Werkbund Reform", in: Marine Branland (ed.), 1914: Guerre et Avant-garde / 1914: War and the Avant-Gardes, (Paris: Les Presses Universitaires de Paris Ouest, 2016), p. 39–49 (in English). Published, 12/2016.
    http://presses.u-paris10.fr/?p=3146
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Architecture in/out of the Boudoir? – The Autonomy of Architecture and the Architecture of Autonomy", in: Teresa Stoppani (ed.), This Thing called Theory (London: Routledge, 2016), p. 33–44 (in English). Published, 11/2016.
    https://www.amazon.com/This-Thing-Called-Theory-Cr...
  • Ole W. Fischer, “Analoger Blob vs. Digitale Box? – Preston Scott Cohen, Valerio Olgiati und das Scheitern in der Architektur [Analogue Blob vs. Digital Box? – Preston Scott Cohen, Valerio Olgiati and Failure in Architecture]”, in: Ekkehard Drach (ed.), Das Verschwinden der Architekten. Architektonische Praxis innerhalb prekärer Entwurfsverhältnisse (Bielefeld: transcript, 2016), p. 157–173 (in German). Published, 09/2016.
    http://www.transcript-verlag.de/en!/978-3-8376-325...
  • Faculty editor of the peer reviewed journal after international CfP for contemporary critical positions on architecture and society, Dialectic 4: Architecture at Service Introduction by Mimi Locher, with contributions by: Joan Ockman “Rethinking the Concept of an Architectural Avant-Garde in and for the Twenty-First Century”, Prescott Muir “Sui Generis: Architecture Caught Between Lazy and Useless”, Joe Colistra “Critical Practice: Alternative Modes of Development”, B.D. Wortham-Galvin: “Agency and Actions in the Making of Place”, David Ross Scheer: “Peter Eisenman’s Service: Discourse or Distraction?”, Peter Olshavsky: “Hidden Multitude: Libeskind’s Three Lessons in Architecture”, Matthias Rudolph, Nikolas Lelle: “Concrete Abstraction: On a Critical Theory of (New) Brutalism”, Marcela Garcia: “Architects to the Rescue: Exhibitions in the Architectural Gallery Aedes, 2000-2015”, Sharóne L. Tomer: “Reframing »Service«: Fashioning Architectures of Engagement in Cape Town”, Alissa de Wit-Paul: “Eco-Architecture Advocates: Mazria, Reynolds and Predock’s Professional Crossroads Between Architecture and Environmentalism”, (San Francisco: Oro Editions & School of Architecture, University of Utah, fall 2016) (in English). Published, 08/2016.
    http://www.oroeditions.com/book/dialectic-iv
  • Ole W. Fischer, “»All Art is Erotic« – Adolf Loos, Henry van de Velde, Ornament and Crime,“ in: Oliver Böni, Japhet Johnstone (eds.), The Crimes of Passion – Representing Sexual Pathology in the Early 20th Century (Berlin, New York: de Gruyter, 2015), p. 196–212. Published, 11/16/2015.
    http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/455619
  • Ole W. Fischer, “Architecture Anyone? – A non-profit and the Travelling Circus of Theory”, in: Giovanna Borasi (ed.), The Other Architect. Another Way of Building Architecture (Montréal: Canadian Center of Architecture, Spector Books, 2015), p. 408–410. A book complementing the exhibition "The Other Architect" at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, 27 October 2015 – 3 April 2016. Published, 10/27/2015.
    http://www.mottodistribution.com/shop/publishers/s...
  • Ole W. Fischer, “»La trahison des images« – Architecture, Immersion and the Digital Realm,“ in: Burcu Dogramaci, Fabienne Liptay (eds.), Immersion in the Visual Arts and Media (Leiden: Brill, Rodopi, 2015, in the series: Studies in Intermediality. Volume 9, edited by Walter Bernhart) p. 300–318. Published, 10/01/2015.
    http://www.amazon.com/Immersion-Visual-Media-Studi...
  • Ole W. Fischer, “Insular Utopias? – Henry van de Velde, Peter Zumthor, and the Gesamtkunstwerk,“ in: Carsten Ruhl, Chris Dähne, Rixt Hoeksta (eds.), The Death and Life of the Total Work of Art. Henry van de Velde and the Legacy of a Modern Concept (Berlin: Jovis, 2015), p. 146–163. Published, 09/29/2015.
    http://www.amazon.com/The-Death-Life-Total-Work/dp...
  • Ole W. Fischer, “Die Schönheit der Vorstadt? – Marc Angélil und Michael Hirschbichler lernen von der Peripherie… [The Beauty of Suburbia? – Marc Angélil und Michael Hirschbichler are Learning from the Periphery…]”, extended book review in: Archplus 219, V. 48 (April 2015), p. Z12–13, (in German). Published, 07/15/2015.
    http://www.archplus.net/home/archiv/ausgabe/46,215...
  • Ole W. Fischer, “Die unerträgliche Gegenwart der Vergangenheit – Der Deutsche Pavillon: Pièce de Résistance oder die Stolpersteine von Venedig? [The Unbearable Presence of the Past – The German Pavilion: Pièce de resistance or the stumbling stones of Venice?],“ in: Jan May und Sabine Meine (eds.), Der Deutsche Pavillon. Ein Jahrhundert nationaler Repräsentation auf der internationalen Kunstausstellung »La Biennale di Venezia« 1912–2012, (Regensburg: Schnell + Steiner, 2015, in der series: Studi – Schriftenreihe des Deutschen Studienzentrums in Venedig Centro Tedesco di Studi Veneziani. Neue Folge. Band XIII, ed. by Michael Matheus), p. 141–150 (in German). Published, 07/13/2015.
    http://www.amazon.de/Deutsche-Pavillon-Internation...
  • Ole W. Fischer, “Architektur, Theorie, Kritik? [Architecture, Theory, Critique?],” in: Werk, Bauen und Wohnen, V. 102, No 4 (April 2015), p. 47–48 (in German). Published, 04/01/2015.
    http://www.wbw.ch/en/magazine/archive/2015-4-displ...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Die Krise der Kritik – Vom beredsamen Schweigen über Architektur und Stadt [Crisis of Critique – On the Eloquent Silence on Architecture and the City]," in: Ingo H. Warnke and Beatrix Busse (eds.), Place-Making in urbanen Diskursen [Place-Making in Urban Discourses], Berlin, New York: de Gruyter, 2014, p. 315–27 (in German). Published, 12/2014.
    http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/430888?rskey...
  • “De Architectura Libri Quindecim [15 Books on Architecture],” observation on the 14th International Architecture Exhibition, Biennale di Venezia 2014, in: Cynthia Davidson (ed.), Log 32, New York: Anyone Corporation (fall 2014), p. 78–79 (in English). Published, 09/2014.
    http://www.anycorp.com/log/32
  • Ole W. Fischer: “Aufbruch in die Moderne zwischen Typisierung und Individualisierung – Die Werkbund-Debatte 1914–2014“, in: This is modern. Deutsche Werkbund Ausstellung Venedig 2014, collateral exhibition at the Biennale di Venezia 2014 (Berlin: Jovis, 2014), p. 78–92 (in German). Published, 06/2014.
    http://www.amazon.de/This-modern-Deutsche-Werkbund...
  • Ole W. Fischer: “Dawn of Modernity between Typification and Individualisation – The Werkbund Debate 1914–2014“, in: This is modern. German Werkbund Exhibition Venice 2014, collateral exhibition at the Biennale di Venezia 2014 (Berlin: Jovis 2014), p. 78–92 (in English). Published, 06/2014.
    http://www.amazon.com/Modern-German-Werkbund-Exhib...
  • Ole W. Fischer: “In the Shadow of the Past: The German Pavilion: Pièce de résistance or the stumbling stones of Venice? / Im Schatten der Vergangenheit: Der deutsche Pavillon: Pièce de Résistance oder die Stolpersteine von Venedig?”, in: Archplus 217: Get Real: Architectural Realities, fall 2014, catalogue & special edition for the German Pavilion at the Biennale di Venezia 2014, p. 52–62 (bi-lingual edition German/English). Published, 06/2014.
    http://bungalowgermania.de/en/publications/archplu...
  • Ole W. Fischer (ed.): Dialectic 2: Architecture between Boom and Bust, School of Architecture, University of Utah Press, spring 2014 (in English). Published, 05/2014.
    http://grahamfoundation.org/grantees/5081-dialecti...
  • Ole W. Fischer: “Passion, Function, and Beauty: Henry van de Velde and His Contribution to European Modernism (extended exhibition review and homage)”, in: West 86th – A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture, V. 21, No. 1 (spring 2014), p. 142–148, (in English). Published, 05/2014.
    http://www.west86th.bgc.bard.edu/west86th-print-is...
  • Ole W. Fischer: “Alleskünstler? – 150 Jahre Henry van de Velde [All-Artist? – 150 Years of Henry van de Velde]”, in: Werk, Bauen und Wohnen, No. 11 (Nov. 2013), Magazine of the Swiss Architects Federation BSA, p. 54–55 (in German). Published, 11/2013.
    http://wbw.ch/de/content/spezialitätenwohnen
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Reflexionen in Spiegelglas… – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson und die Glashäuser. Eine kulturgeschichtliche Betrachtung [Reflections in mirror glass… Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson and the glass houses. A study in cultural history]", in: Kerstin Plüm (ed.): Mies van der Rohe im Diskurs. Innovationen – Haltungen – Werke. Aktuelle Positionen (Bielefeld: transcript, 2013), p. 139–158 (in German). Published, 06/2013.
    http://www.amazon.com/Mies-van-Rohe-im-Diskurs/dp/...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Museen für Nietzsches Neuen Menschen? Henry van de Veldes Planung zum »Universalmuseum« Erfurt zwischen Krise und Wille zum Stil [Museum for Nietzsche’s New Man? – Henry van de Velde’s project for a Universal Museum Erfurt between crisis and will to style]", in: Miriam Krautwurst (ed.): Henry van de Velde. Ein Universalmuseum für Erfurt (Berlin: Kerber, 2013), p. 57–79, (catalogue in German). Published, 05/2013.
    http://www.amazon.de/Henry-van-Velde-Universalmuse...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Bauen für den Übermenschen? – Peter Behrens, Henry van de Velde und die Suche nach einem Nietzsche-Stil [Building for the Superhuman? – Peter Behrens, Henry van de Velde and the Search for a Nietzsche-Style]", in: Thomas Föhl, Claus Pese (eds.): Peter Behrens – Vom Jugendstil zum Industriedesign (Weimar: Weimarer Verlagsgesellschaft, 2013), p. 92–105, (catalogue in German). Published, 04/2013.
    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Weimarer Transkriptionen: Henry van de Velde interpretiert Friedrich Nietzsche [Weimar transcripts: Henry van de Velde interprets Friedrich Nietzsche]", in Hellmut Th. Seemann, Thorsten Valk (eds.): Jahrbuch der Klassik Stiftung Weimar 2013: Prophet des Neuen Stils. Der Architekt und Designer Henry van de Velde, yearbook of the Classics Foundation Weimar (Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2013), p. 53–64 (in German). Published, 03/2013.
    http://www.amazon.com/Jahrbuch-Klassik-Stiftung-We...
  • Ole W. Fischer: “Silenzio! Fade Out into Blue: Notes on the Visual Presence of Absence in the Closure Frame of Le mépris”, in: Framework – The Journal of Cinema and Media, V. 54:1 (Spring 2013), p. 111–113 (in English). Published, 03/2013.
    http://www.frameworkonline.com/Issue54/541.html
  • Ole W. Fischer: Nietzsches Schatten – Henry van de Velde: von Philosophie zu Form [Nietzsche’s Shadow – Henry van de Velde: From Philosophy to Form] (Berlin: Gebrueder Mann, 2012) (in German). Published, 12/2012.
    http://www.amazon.de/Nietzsches-Schatten-Henry-Vel...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Architecture, Culture, Economy – Notes on the Dialectics of the Post-Contemporary Condition", in: Dialectic 1, School of Architecture, University of Utah, 2012, p. 6–12 (in English). Published, 12/2012.
    http://www.arch.utah.edu/?school_of_architecture%3...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Auf der Suche nach einer Architektur der Erkennenden? – Henry van de Velde liest Friedrich Nietzsche [Searching for the architecture of the perceptive? – Henry van de Velde reads Friedrich Nietzsche]", in: Barbara von Orelli-Messerli (ed.): Ein Dialog der Künste: Architekturbeschreibungen in der Literatur der Neuzeit/ A dialogue between the Arts: Descriptions of architecture in literature since the Renaissance (Petersberg: Imhof 2012), p. 136–152 (in German). Published, 10/2012.
    http://www.amazon.de/Ein-Dialog-Künste-Beschreibun...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Roger Sherman: »L.A. under the influence (book review)«" in: Design and Culture 4.2 – The journal of the Design Studies Forum, summer 2012 (in English). Published, 07/2012.
    http://www.designstudiesforum.org/journal/issues/j...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Archipelago Urbanism? / Die Stadt als Archipel?", in: GAM08 – Graz Architecture Magazine: Dense Cities – Architecture for Living Closer Together (Vienna, New York: Springer, 2012), p. 80–93 (bi-lingual edition German/English). Published, 03/2012.
    http://www.amazon.com/GAM-Dense-Cities-Architectur...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Chapter 1.2: Architecture, Capitalism and Criticality", in: Cairns; Crysler; Heynen (eds.): The Sage Handbook of Architectural Theory (London: Sage, 2012), p. 56–69 (in English). Published, 01/2012.
    http://www.amazon.com/SAGE-Handbook-Architectural-...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "»Hermann Obrist: Skulptur | Raum | Abstraktion um 1900«, edited by Eva Afuhs, Andreas Strobl (book review)", in: Sehepunkte – Rezensionsjournal für die Geschichtswissenschaften, Nr. 9, 2011 (online: in German). Published, 09/2011.
    http://www.sehepunkte.de/2011/09/16531.html
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Structural Ornament and Ornamental Structure: Notes on the Textile Basis of (Modern) Architecture", in: Tristan Weddigen (ed.): Méta-Textile – Identity and History of a Contemporary Art Medium (Berlin: Edition Imorde im Gebrüder Mann Verlag, 2012), p. 165–174 (in English). Published, 08/2011.
    http://www.amazon.com/Metatextile-Identity-History...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Die Immersion der Architektur und die Architektur der Immersion. – Gedanken über Architektur, Bild und städtischen Raum im Zeitalter ihrer digitalen Reproduzierbarkeit [The immersion of architecture and the architecture of immersion. – Thoughts on architecture, image and urban space in the age of digital reproduction]", in: Wilhelm Hofmann (ed.): Stadt als Erfahrungsraum der Politik [The city as experimental space of politics], in the series: Studien zur visuellen Politik, Bd. 7 [Studies on visual politics, Vol. 7] (Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2011), p. 59–78 (in German). Published, 03/2011.
    http://www.amazon.de/Stadt-als-Erfahrungsraum-Poli...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Von der Schwierigkeit, Nietzsche-Leser zu lesen / On the Difficulty of Reading of Reader of Nietzsche", in: GAM 07. Zero Landscape – Graz Architecture Magazine (Vienna: Springer, 2011) pp. 323–326 (bi-lingual German/English). Published, 03/2011.
    http://www.springer.com/architecture+%26+design/ar...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "After-Image – A Comparative Rereading of Postmodernism" discussing the recent attempt to historicize and reframe the recent past with a comparative review of the two books K. Michael Hays, »Architecture’s Desire – Reading the Late Avant-Garde« and Reinhold Martin, »Utopia’s Ghost – Architecture and Postmodernism, Again«, in: Cynthia Davidson (ed.), log 21, New York: Anyone Corporation, Winter 2011, p. 107-118 (in English). Published, 02/2011.
    http://www.anycorp.com/log.php?id=48
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Kritik der Architekturkritik – Architektur zwischen Gesellschaft und Form [Critique of Architectural Criticism – Architecture between Society and Form]", in: Archplus 200: Kritik, Oct 2010, p. 120–125 (in German). Published, 10/2010.
    http://www.archplus.net/home/archiv/artikel/46,346...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Criticality/Kritikalität", in: Florian Höllerer, Jean-Baptiste Joly (eds.): Lexikon der sperrigen Wörter (Stuttgart: merz & solitude, 2010) p. 72-74 (bi-lingual in German/English). Published, 10/2010.
    http://www.amazon.de/Lexikon-sperrigen-Wörter-Flor...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "In the Shadow of Monumentality – Ideology, Representation and the German Pavilion at the Biennale di Venezia", in: Cynthia Davidson (ed.): Log 20: Curating Architecture, New York: Anyone Corporation, fall 2010, p. 117–123 (in English). Published, 09/2010.
    http://www.anycorp.com/log.php?id=45
  • Cordula Rau, Eberhard Tröger, Ole W. Fischer (eds.): Sehnsucht – The Book of Architectural Longings: German Contribution to the 12th international Architecture Exhibition / Deutscher Beitrag auf der 12. Internationalen Architekturausstellung La Biennale di Venezia 2010 (Vienna: Springer, 2010) (bi-lingual edition German/English). Published, 08/2010.
    http://www.amazon.com/Sehnsucht-Book-Architectural...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "A short history of the Post-Condition in Architecture", in: Akademie Schloss Solitude (ed.): Things Beyond Control - Like Love and Art. Jahrbuch 10: Zwanzig Jahre Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart: merz & solitude, 2010) p. 86–87 (in English). Published, 08/2010.
    http://www.amazon.de/Jahrbuch-10-Things-Beyond-Con...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Peter Zumthor: Topographie des Terrors [Peter Zumthor: Topography of Terror]", in: Carsten Krohn (ed.): Unbuilt Berlin – Das ungebaute Berlin – Stadtkonzepte im 20. Jahrhundert (Berlin: DOM publishers, 2010) (catalogue to the exhibition: "Das ungebaute Berlin", Berlin July 16 – August 15 2010), p. 317–319 (in German). Published, 07/2010.
    http://www.amazon.de/Das-ungebaute-Berlin-Stadtkon...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "The birth of modernity out of the spirit of music – Henry van de Velde and the Nietzsche Archive", in: Bandyapodhyay; Lomholt; Temple; Tobe; (eds.): The Humanities in Architectural Design – A contemporary and historical perspective (London: Routledge, 2010) p. 237–246 (in English). Published, 03/2010.
    http://www.amazon.com/Humanities-Architectural-Des...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Die Immersion der Architektur und die Architektur der Immersion – Gedanken über die Architektur im Zeitalter ihrer digitalen Reproduzierbarkeit [The Immersion of Architecture and the Architecture of Immersion – Notes on Architecture in the age of digital reproduction]", in: Ernst Seidl (ed.): Kunst und Politik: Politische Raumtypen – Zur Wirkungsmacht öffentlicher Bau- und Stadtstrukturen im 20. Jahrhundert, in the series: Jahrbuch der Guernica-Gesellschaft (Göttingen: VR Unipress, 2009) p. 131–145 (in German). Published, 11/2009.
    http://www.amazon.de/Politische-Raumtypen-Wirkungs...
  • Ole W. Fischer: "Post-Modern, Post-Structural, Post-Critical, Post-Political? – Architecture and the post-contemporary condition", in Pedro Gadano (ed.): Beyond No2: Symptoms & Values (Amsterdam: Sun, 2009) p. 128–137, (in English). Published, 06/2009.
    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Jenseits der Beliebigkeit? Vom Streben nach Notwendigkeit, Logik und Erkenntnis in der Architektur [Beyond arbitrariness? On the quest for necessity, logic and knowledge in architecture]" extended review of »Conflicts Politics Construction Privacy Obsession – Materials on the Work of Christian Kerez / Materialien zur Arbeit von Christian Kerez«, in: "Archithese 1/2009 Swiss Performance", p. 92–93, (in German). Published, 01/2009.
    http://www.archithese.ch/archiv/archiv_09-1.html
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Ins Leere widerspochen. – Adolf Loos und seine Polemik gegen Henry van de Velde [Objected into the void. Adolf Loos and his polemics against Henry van de Velde]", a comparative study on the two unequal style reformers on basis of their theoretic and architectonic oeuvre, in: Moravánszky / Langer / Mosayebi, (eds.), "Adolf Loos: die Kultivierung der Architektur" (Zurich: gta, 2008) p. 83–116 (in German). Published, 11/2008.
    http://www.amazon.de/Adolf-Loos-Die-Kultivierung-A...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "An Experimental Workshop of Modernity – Reformist Design Education from van de Velde to Bauhaus", in: Reto Geiser (ed.), "Explorations – Architecture, Research and Design. Catalogue of the Swiss Pavilion of the Biennale di Venezia 2008" (Basel, Boston: Birkhäuser, 2008) p. 208–209 (in English). Published, 08/2008.
    http://www.amazon.com/Explorations-Architecture-Te...
  • Ákos Moravánszky, Ole W. Fischer (eds.): Precisions – Architecture between Sciences and the Arts (Berlin: Jovis, 2008) (bi-lingual edition German/English). Published, 02/2008.
    http://www.amazon.com/Precisions-Architecture-Scie...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Theory after Theory? – Preliminary Notes on the Reformulation of a Critical Agenda in Architecture", in: "GAM 04. Emerging Realities – Graz Architecture Magazine" (Vienna: Springer, 2007) p. 84–107 (bi-lingual German/English). Published, 12/2007.
    http://www.springer.com/architecture+%26+design/ar...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Aesthetic Radicalism (Theory after Theory?) – 7 Points towards a Reformulation of a Critical Agenda in Architecture", in: "An Architektur 18, Special Edition: Camp of Oppositional Architecture 2006", 2007, p. 48–56 (in English). Published, 10/2007.
    http://www.anarchitektur.com/aa18_camp_utrecht/aa1...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Report: First EAAE-ENHSA sub-network workshop in architectural theory: »Contents and Methods of Teaching Architectural Theory in European Schools of Architecture« September 21st - 24th 2006, Hasselt, Belgium," in: "EAAE News Sheet, 77" (Aarhus: Aarhus School of Architecture, 2007), p. 41–42 (in English). Published, 10/2007.
    http://www.eaae.be/eaae2/documents.php?show=public...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Objected into the void – The polemics of Adolf Loos against Henry van de Velde: a cultural-psychological analysis of Modernism," in: "Umení– casopis Ústavu dejin umení Akademie Ved Ceské republiky / Art. Journal of the Institute for Art History of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, V. 55, No. 4/2007", p. 294–315 (in English). Published, 08/2007.
    http://www.umeni-art.cz/en/index.html
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Critical, Post-Critical, Projective? Szenen einer Debatte [Critical, Post-Critical, Projective? Scenes of a Debate]", essay on the latest debate about the relevance of theory in disciplinarity and architectural production, in: "Archplus 174: OMA pro-jekte", 2005, p. 92–97 (in German); selected for the Documenta XII Magazines in 2007. Published, 12/2006.
    http://www.archplus.net/home/archiv/artikel/46,197...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "The Nietzsche Archive in Weimar – A retroactive Studiolo by Henry van de Velde", essay on the transformation of the last residence of Nietzsche into an art nouveau interior as piece of programmatic art, in: "Thresholds 32: Access", Fall 2006, p. 42–46 (in English). Published, 09/2006.
    http://architecture.mit.edu/thresholds/issue/32.ht...
  • Robert Somol, Sarah Whiting, "Bemerkungen zum Doppler-Effekt und anderen Stimmungen der Moderne [Notes on the Doppler Effect and other Moods of Modernism]" translation and comment by Ole W. Fischer, in: "Archplus 178: Die Produktion von Präsenz", 2006, p. 82–87 (in German). Published, 06/2006.
    http://www.archplus.net/home/archiv/ausgabe/46,178...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "»Alle reden vom Wetter…«, [»Everybody is Talking about the Weather…«]", essay on immersive and atmospheric rooms between critical reading and projective performance, examples by Diller + Scofidio, Philippe Rahm, Olafur Eliasson, in: "Archplus 178: Die Produktion von Präsenz", 2006, p. 76–81 (shortened German version); selected for the Documenta XII Magazines in 2007. Published, 06/2006.
    http://www.archplus.net/home/archiv/artikel/46,204...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Shape, Line and Color: »Ladislav Sutnar: Design in action«" (art exhibition review), in: JSAH – Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, V.64, No. 1/2005, p. 102–105 (in English). Published, 03/2005.
    http://www.sah.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=JSAH&...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Architekturen des Augenblicks, Heinz Brüggemann" (book review), in: "Werk, Bauen und Wohnen, 1/2005", p. 68–69 (in German). Published, 01/2005.
    http://www.wbw.ch/de/node/38
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Über die Melancholie des Gegenständlichen [On the Melancholy of the Objective]", essay on the new National Museum of Liechtenstein, in: "Werk, Bauen und Wohnen, 06/2004", p. 26–31 (in German). Published, 06/2004.
    http://www.wbw.ch/de/node/86
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Absolute Architektur – Die Geburt der Moderne aus dem Geiste der Musik [Absolute Architecture – The Birth of Modernism out of the Spirit of Music]", essay following the leading role of music in the birth of abstract art and architecture, in: "TransLate" (Zurich: gta, 2004), p. 40–51 (in German). Published, 06/2004.
    http://books.gta.arch.ethz.ch/bookshop/shop/USER_A...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Haus Auerbach, von Walter Gropius mit Adolf Meyer (book review)", in: "Werk, Bauen und Wohnen, 05/2004, p. 76 (in German). Published, 05/2004.
    http://www.wbw.ch/de/node/92
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Das Schweigen der Götter. Seelen-Landschaften von Caspar David Friedrich und Jean-Luc Godard [The Silence of the Gods. Soul Landscapes of Caspar David Friedrich and Jean-Luc Godard]", essay on the representation of the unseen void in film and landscape painting, in: "TransScape" (Zurich: gta, 2003) p. 32–39 (in German). Published, 11/2003.
    http://books.gta.arch.ethz.ch/bookshop/shop/USER_A...
  • Ole W. Fischer, "Die Gedanken tragen weiss. Drei Häuser, ein Bild und der Mythos [The Thoughts bear white. Three Houses, a Painting and the Myth]", essay on the mythological role of the skin in contemporary architecture, in: "TransAction" (Zurich: gta, 2003) p. 130–137 (in German). Published, 04/2003.
    http://books.gta.arch.ethz.ch/bookshop/shop/USER_A...
  • Michael Abrahamson, Ole W. Fischer, co-editors of the international peer-reviewed journal Dialectic VIII: Subverting: Unmaking Architecture?: introductin by Lisa Henry, Michael Abrahamson "Turning the Master’s House Against Itself“; Seung-Youp Lee & Chelsea Wait, "The Role of Fieldwork: Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures Field School and Architectural Pedagogy“; Claire Bosmans, "Inhabitation as Implicit Urban Project: An Ethnography of Spatial Interstices“; Ashley Bigham "Five Points of »Informal« Architecture: Toward an Architecture of Abundance“; Chris Cornelius "Continuums of Drawing and Building“; James Miller & Eric Nay, "Architecture and the Rights of Nature“; Annelies de Smet "Trip Mr. Nobody up by Architecting Your Bodyminds, S’il Vous Plaît“; Colin Ripley, "(Im)proper Subversion: Taking Architecture from Behind“; San Francisco: Oro Editions & School of Architecture, University of Utah, spring 2021, printed with support of the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Chicago, Il. Published, 02/01/2021.
    https://www.oroeditions.com/product/dialectic-vii-...