Oliver Schürer

Oliver Schürer, Senior Scientist Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn., is researcher, curator, editor and author as well as Senior Scientist and Deputy head at the Department for Architecture Theory and Philosophy of Technics, Vienna University of Technology. He has given numerous international lectures and publications mainly on technology and media in architecture. He has curated a variety of small and large conferences. To specify his research in architecture theory, he conducts experimental projects in the arts. In 2014, he founded the transdisciplinary group H.A.U.S., researching “Humanoid robots in Architecture and Urban Spaces”.

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Radio program on artificial intelligence and robotics with Oliver interview

The program including the interview with Oliver aired May 15, 2018, at 9-10pm, in the series “Salzburger Nachtstudio” at the Austrian broadcasting station Ö1. Among others, the experts interviewed for the program where intelligent…

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H.A.U.S. research on TV, at the public station ORF aired April 30, 2018

The ORF crew had filmed our research for 5 hours. We knew that the outcome would contribute a few minutes in to the program. Hence we where very exited to…

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H.A.U.S. research filmed by public TV station ORF

Our research project got invited by the public TV station ORF. The team filmed the “Space-Game” and how our “Cultural Model of Space” evolved in the machine learning system we…

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Long Night of Research April 13, 2018

How to tame your robot; play the space-game with the humanoid robot Pepper. Soon, humanoid robots will live together with us in everyday spaces. Architecture is fare from being prepared.…

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Doppelganger – rehearsing a Dance Performance about relations between Humans and Humanoids.

      In this early spring days we are rehearsing a dance performance piece “Doppelganger.” (watch clip below) The play focuses on the notions of the production and the…

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Workshop at the ROBO-Philosophy conference 2018

Conference „Envisioning Robots in Society—Politics, Power, and Public Space“ February 14-17, 2018 Oliver hosted the Workshop „Cultural Spaces and humanoid (s)care“ Speakers: Prof. Martina Mara Prof. John P. Sullins Christoph…

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