Kurt Forster

Kurt Forster

Visiting Professor Emeritus
Kurt Forster has taught at Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, and Bauhaus University at Weimar and founded and directed research institutes at the Getty Research Center in Los Angeles and the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. He has organized major exhibitions on Schinkel in Chicago, Carlo Scarpa in Vicenza, Italy, Herzog & de Meuron in Montreal, and for the 2004 Venice Biennale. Forster has published widely on the history of art and architecture. He is a member of the Research Council of the Palladio Center in Vicenza, Italy; the Bauhaus Foundation, Dessau, Germany; and the Accademia di San Lucca in Rome. Forster attended the universities of Berlin, Munich, and Florence and received a Ph.D. from the University of Zurich.
Education
PhD University of Zurich

Courses

3234a
Fall 2019
Renaissance and Modern I
Peter Eisenman, Kurt Forster
3011a
Fall 2018
Modern Architecture and Society
Kurt Forster, Gary He
3228a
Fall 2018
The Autobiographical House
Kurt Forster
3011a
Fall 2017
Modern Architecture
Kurt Forster, Gary He, Ioanna Angelidou
3228a
Fall 2017
The Autobiographical House
Kurt Forster
3011a
Fall 2016
Modern Architecture
Kurt Forster, Ioanna Angelidou, Theodossios Issaias
3011a
Fall 2015
Modern Architecture and Society
Kurt Forster, Tim Altenhof