To start, we asked everybody to write a critical essay about architectural education in general. Besides all interesting conversation we had thanks to that, it helped students to find and develop a ce...

We recently went to see Ai Weiwei’s new exhibit, entitled “Law of the Journey” at the National Gallery. The exhibit is centered around the current refugee crisis, and depicts the display of a la...

Architectural Institute in Prague has been constantly growing since its establishment in 2011. The long-term vision is to increase capacity up to 150 students and to relocate from rented space to its ...

This semester project is called Spacecraft/Landing. It’s two parts follow two methods of practice: the abstract and conceptual process, and the physical+material realities of a site. We begun th...

Bistro 8. An elegant, clean and progressive place to say the least. Prior to attending Bistro 8 I had very little expectations because I had never heard of the establishment. Upon arrival, it seemed l...

Two weeks later we visited the material library of MatériO Prague. MatériO Prague is providing a library with materials dedicated to creative professionals, students, researchers and scientists. We ...

We presented our studio project development to invited local critics. Students worked individually and exposed their own unique design hypothesis to the wide audience of critics and public interested ...

I had the pleasure to sit in on a class session where the architecture students were presenting their work to a panel of “critics” in order to get feedback and find ways to improve their d...

Beginning of the semester we visited the showroom of 3Dwiser company. 3Dwiser is specialised in 3D printing and additive manufacturing. We had the possibility to see all current 3d printing methods. F...

Students have more or less succesfully coped with 80% presentations in the 11th week, but either way they have received a great feedback from our all-semester critics Henry Hanson and Martin Žemličk...

Students explored the site, studied its historical, urban and progammatic context within East Leipzig. The first years particularly focused on the two dismantled gasholders, located at the east part o...

In our studio we focus on articulated concept of designing which also considers other input information and criteria to see complexity of a project. It is important to define priorities and to form th...

  ARCHIP currently has a student senate made up of 5 members. The group serves as a communicator between the students and office administration; they listen to the needs, and feedback either posi...

Recently there was an exhibition at Archip to showcase the works of students from Archip and from the Bergen School of Architecture in Norway (BAS). It was an exchange and a collaborative project betw...

This exhibition of Jan Kaplicky’s work is located on the first floor of the dancing house. The exhibition is held to mark the 80th anniversary of the birth of Jan Kaplicky and commemorate his world-...

As the days are getting shorter, students are getting deeper in their concepts.  We are discussing a broad variety of attitudes: analytical, conservative, sculptural, sustainable, conscious, communit...

The site is one that is to become the social cultural centre of East Leipzig. The projects should explore this potential in line with the studio objectives. The former industrial compound includes the...