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    Martin Klaeschen, Dipl.-Ing.(TU)

    Martin Klaeschen, Dipl.-Ing.(TU)

    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Principal, HouseHaus

    Office Hours:
    Phone: 312.567.3230
    Fax: 312.567.5820
    Email: klaeschen@iit.edu
    Web: www.househaus.com



    • Dipl.-Ing.(TU) at Brandenburgische Technische Universitat (BTU), Germany
    • Escuela Polytecnica Superior D'Arquitectura De Barcelona (ETSAB), Spain

    Curriculum Vitae

    Courses Taught

    Research & Major Accomplishments

    Keynote Speaker, “Changing Parameter of the Tough City.” Post-Industrial Transformations Symposium at the Wales School of Architecture (WSA), Cardiff.

    Curator, Panorama of Brazilian Architecture – From the 1950’s to Contemporary. Cooperation with Consulate General of Brazil in Chicago  and Escola da Cidade, Brazil.

    The Problem of Grasping "Erleben" and Its Role in Architectural Designing.

    Featured project in Big+Green Chicago Sustainable Architecture Exhibit at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

    Visiting Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

    Lehrauftrag, Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU), Germany.

    Foundation of HouseHaus, USA.

    Foundation of StudioKläschen, Germany.

    Current Projects

    • La Paloma, Uruguay
    • Mindful Medicine, Chicago
    • Huegel Haus, Germany
    • Lake house, Delavan, WI
    • La Playa, San Francisco
    • Cinemetro Films, Chicago
    • Montafon Einstiegstellen, Austria
    • Haus Schroeder, Germany
    • High Mountain Missionary Baptist Church/Community Center/Gymnasium, Chicago
    • Loft 1420, Chicago
    • House Meiners, Chicago
    • Panorama of Modern Brazilian Architecture, Chicago


    • 1st Place, Eckhart Park Competition, Chicago
    • Honorable Mention, 2011 Burnham Prize Competition, McCormick Place REDUX
    • Fulbright Scholar, College of Architecture + Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology
    • Postgraduate grant, Brandenburgische Technische Universitat (BTU), Germany
    • Munte-Award, Brandenburgische Technische Universitat (BTU), Germany
    • Diploma of Honor, Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering, St. Petersburg, Russia
    • Winning Finalist; Big+Green Chicago Sustainable Architecture at the Chicago Architecture Foundation



    Selected Publications

    Brazil Studio; Documentation of work and research from the IIT Brazil Studio, Illinois Institute of Technology, College of Architecture, 2008

    Preface in Die unbekannte Moderne.Von Eberswalde nach Wałbrzych; Institut für Neue Industriekultur INIK; Forst (Lausitz), 2006

    House Meiners in Big+Green Chicago; Sustainable Architecture Exhibit at the Chicago Architecture Foundation

    The Art of Materializing the Mark; Article in Influence across Fields: ‘Chicago Architectural Journal 10;’ Chicago Architectural Club, 2002

    Preface in Agra: Documentation of contemporary modernist architecture in Phoenix, Arizona; Illinois Institute of Technology, College of Architecture, 2002

    Newsletter ACSA Administrators’ Conference documentary. Illinois Institute of Technology, College of Architecture, 2001

    Professional Society Memberships

    Editorial Board Service

    Professional Society Service

    Grants and Fellowships

    Community Service