Britta Hentschel
former senior assistant
Curriculum Vitae




ACADEMIC DEGREES

2009
Ph.D. Architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich)/Switzerland on „Gaetano Koch (1849–1910). Bauen für das Dritte Rom“ [Gaetano Koch (1849–1910). Building for the Third Rome]

2003
MA History of Art with Philosophy and Ecclesiastical History as minors, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn/Germany on „ Städtebau im Rom des 19. Jahrhunderts: Der Corso Vittorio Emanuele II“ [Urbanism in Nineteenth Century Rome: The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II]

1999–1996
Undergraduate studies of History of Art with Philosophy and Ecclesiastical History, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich/Germany [equivalent to BA]


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2011-2012
Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge/Mass., USA

2007–2011
Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich/Switzerland
Research and Teaching associate at the Chair for the History of Art and Architecture of Professor Dr. Andreas Tönnesmann


TEACHING AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2007–present
Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich, Switzerland teaching the following classes:

*Lectures (open to graduate students)

2010
Hauptstadtarchitekturen. Gebaute Politik und Repräsentation zwischen Aufklärung und Moderne
[Architecture of Capitals. Built politics and representation between Enlightenment and Modernity]

*Seminars (open to graduate and advanced undergraduate students)

2011
Hotels. Wohnen unterwegs [Hotels. Living in transition]

2010
Fiktionale Architektur der frühen Neuzeit (1450 - 1800)
[Fictional Architecture in the Early Modern Period (1450-1800)]

2009
Gebaute Armut [The Buildings of Poverty]
Moderne Architektur in Lateinamerika [Modern Architecture in Latin America]

2008
120 Jahre Weltausstellungen. Der globale Wettlauf der Architektur
[120 Years of World Exhibitions: The Global Architecture Race]

*Field trips (open to graduate and undergraduate students)

2008 Realität und Allegorie der Stadt. Siena - Pienza - Urbino. [Reality and Allegory of the City. Siena – Pienza – Urbino]
2007 Rom. Fünf Tage, fünf Epochen [Rome. Five days, five epochs]


PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES

2012
Conference section "Architekturen des Umbruchs. Baukunst, Bildkünste und Design in Italien 1815-2012" [Architectures of Change. Architecture, Arts, and Design in Italy 1815-2012] in cooperation with Ralph-Miklas Dobler (Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome) at the Drittes Forum Kunstgeschichte Italiens in Munich

2010
International conference at the Swiss Institute at Rome on “Gaetano Koch (1849-1910). Architetto della Terza Roma" [Gaetano Koch (1849-1910) Architect of the Third Rome] in occasion of the architect’s centenary in cooperation with the Bank of Italy, the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rome) and the Swiss Embassy in Italy

2007
International Day of Study at the Swiss Institute at Rome (in cooperation with Marco Vencato, University of Basel) on “Spazi urbani e potere delle immagini. Transformazione e medialità nelle città italiane dall'antichità ad oggi” [Urban Spaces and Images of power: Transformation and Mediality in Italian Cities from antiquity until Today].


HONORS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS

2009
Theodor-Fischer-Prize
International prize for young academics of the Zentralinistitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich/Germany for outstanding research in the field of history of architecture of the 19th and 20th century for the Ph.D. thesis on “Gaetano Koch (1849-1910). Bauen für das Dritte Rom”, followed by a research fellowship in summer 2010

2007–2006
Doctoral-Fellowship of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft at the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome/Italy
Scientific member in residence of the Swiss Institute at Rome/Italy

2006–2004
Doctoral-Fellowship at the Postgraduate Program “Urban forms: Conditions and consequences” with Professor Dr. Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani at ETH Zurich/Switzerland
Various travels grants to Italy and the United States of America of the Erich-Degen-Foundation, Zurich/Switzerland

2001–2000
ERASMUS-Scholarship at the Università degli Studi “Tor Vergata”, Rome/Italy

1999
DAAD language grant at the State University of St. Petersburg/Russia

1993
Scholarship for Outstanding Pupils of the Federal State of Bavaria/Germany
School exchange program, Banksia Park Highschool, Adelaide/Australia


COLLABORATIONS

2006
Exhibition Architektur+Sport. Vom antiken Stadion zur modernen Arena [Architecture+Sports. From the Stadium of Antiquity to the Modern Arena], Architekturmuseums der TU München, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich/Germany

2005
Organization of a field trip with reader to Florence/Italy, Chair for the History of Art and Architecture of Professor Dr. Andreas Tönnesmann, ETH Zurich

2004
IX Biennale di Architettura, Venice/Italy: German Pavilion curated by UrbanDrift, Berlin/Germany


INTERNSHIPS

2004
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice/Italy

2001
Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt am Main/Germany

1998
Schlossmuseum, Murnau/Germany

1997
TV channel ProSieben, Munich/Germnay
Production Company Teletime, Munich/Germany

1997–1996
TV channels ProSieben and Kabel1, Munich/Germany


OTHERS

2001
Diploma in Italian Language, Università per Stranieri, Perugia/Italy

1999
Russian Language Course, State University of St. Petersburg/Russia




Born in Munich in 1977