Lecture / Symposium

2020

Outer Space Architecture Panel, StarDust Squad Online International Science Congress. Barbara Imhof CEO & Co-founder Liquifer panelist alongside Samer El-Sayary, Mars City Design Ambassador for the Middle East; Olga Bannova, Director, SICSA; Melodie Yashar, co-founder of Space Exploration Architecture (SEArch+); Xavier De Kastelier, Principal / Head of Design Technology and Innovation at Hassel & Kriss J. Kennedy, Space Architect, United Space Structures.
3 October 2020

Stories about humans, machines and microbes: Co-Corporeality workshop to investigate the potential of narratives in architectural themes beyond the usual building project.  Barbara Imhof moderates a conversation with board members of the Co-Corporeality project: Petra Gruber, Associate Professor, BRIC Core Faculty, Mary Schiller Myers School of Art and the Department of Biology, University of Akron, USA; Philip Beasley, architect, Living Architecture Systems Group (LASG), Toronto, Canada; Rachel Armstrong, Professor of Experimental Architecture, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, UK; Alex Arteaga, head of sub-department “Auditive Architektur”, University of the Arts UdK, Berlin, Germany.
2 October 2020

Women in Space, IoT Tribe Space Endeavour Design Studios I ESA Phi-Week
Panel moderated by Brendan Rowan with Barbara Imhof CEO & Co-Founder, Liquifer; Clara Grigore, COO, Société Genérale; Ghizlaine Amrani, Co-Founder, QuantCube Technology & Skevi Perdikou, Co-Founder, Geofem.
30 September 2020

AIAA Space Architecture Gathering 2020
Barbara Imhof presents the achievements of LIQUIFER in space architecture at the 2020 AIAA Los Angeles – Las Vegas Space Architecture Gathering
22 August 2020.
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How to reinvent your business models after COVID-19
Alongside prominent international space figures such as Jan Wörner, ESA Director General and Nick Appleyard, Head of Space Solutions at ESA, Barbara Imhof discusses how we can use space to improve life on Earth during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
Replay of a discussion between European experts on how to reinvent your business model in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Recorded on 15 June 2020.

Growing Structures: Bioinspired Innovation Insights for Architectures and Robotics
Barbara Imhof invited to speak about Space Architecture in relation to the workshop theme as part of the conference Living Machines 2020, 28 July 2020

Out of this world: space Architecture. Barbara Imhof invited to the Istanbul Technical University as part of the Digital Architecture Design Studio “Force Majeure”. 12 May 2020

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2019/2020. Workshop with adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof.  3 February 2020

2019

 #heldenreise. Abschied von den Weltraumhelden. Conversation at Das Theater, Staatstheater Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany. Participation by Barbara Imhof. 15 December 2019

COOP / Symposium:  #Extreme #Habitat #Naturen. Universität Kassel, Kassel, Germany. Included keynote speaker: René Waclavicek / Moderation in part by Barbara Imhof. 10 December 2019

Global Networking Forum: Martian and Lunar Analogues Discussion. 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Washington DC, USA. Invited speaker: Barbara Imhof. 24 October 2019

Special Sessions Panel Discussion: Futures Past and Present: Space Architecture in Imagination and Reality. 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Washington DC, USA. Participation by Barbara Imhof. 23 October 2019

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2019/2020. Lecture Space Architecture by adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof.  4 October 2019

Future Visions. Ars Electronica, Linz; Austria. Invited participant: René Waclavicek. 11 July 2019

Kuala Lumpur Architectural Festival 2019 (KLAF2019: TOMORROW). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Barbara Imhof, lecturer and jury member of the First Colony on Mars: International Ideas Competition. 30-31 May 2019

American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Barbara Imhof gives lecture Building beyond, participates in talks, workshop and student work reviews. 10-12 April 2019

Space Art, Science and Culture – Of Some Visions in/for the 21st Century, Paris, France. a Leonardo/Olats Workshop. Expeditions by invited speaker Barbara Imhof. 24 March 2019

Living and Non-Living Architecture (1st International Seminar), Seville, Spain. Keynote lecture by Waltraut Hoheneder. 14 March 2019

Living Architecture Systems Group Symposium. Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD) University, Toronto, Canada. Topic: Open Boundaries & Expanded Dimensions. Lecture: Space Architecture, by invited guest Barbara Imhof. 2 March 2019

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) lecture series, Los Angeles, California, USA. the stars look very different today, by Barbara Imhof. 13 February 2019

University of California Santa Barbara, The Mat Seminar Series at California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), Santa Barbara, California, USA. Lecture by Barbara Imhof. 11 February 2019

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2018/2019. Workshop with adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof.  4 February 2019

2018

Building beyond – jenseits des Erdhorizonts, TECX TALK #8, Berlin, Germany. Lecture by Barbara Imhof in conjunction with SPACE SUIT extended semester project at Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin. 6 November 2018

Conjectural Futures Conference, Berlin, Germany. Foresight talks and workshops for strategists, foresighters, innovators and designers. Included speaker in Session 1: (Inter-)planetary Conjectures, Barbara Imhof. 5 November 2018

Constructing Realities Lecture Series Autumn 2018 at Bartlett School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom. Lecture by space architect Barbara Imhof and artist Sonya Dyer. 18 October 2018

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2018/2019. Lecture Space Architecture by adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof.  8 October 2018

Building Beyond Symposium – Space Architecture Panel in conjunction with the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2018, Bremen, Germany. Participant in discussion, Barbara Imhof. 30 September 2018

Space Architecture Symposium (SAS) by the Space Architecture Technical Committee (SATC), of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), in conjunction with the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2018, Bremen, Germany. Discussion co-organized and co-moderated by Barbara Imhof. 29 September 2018

Future Port, Prague, Czech Republic. Annual festival on future & exponential technologies. René Waclavicek part of speaker series featuring projects RegoLight and URBAN. 7 September 2018

Non-Ordinary Reality – Beyond the Virtual (discussion) hosted by Die Angewandte Wien, at Venice Biennale 2018. Invited panelist Barbara Imhof. 26 May 2018

AgroSpace-MELiSSA workshop, Rome, Italy. Lecture / paper: Living Architecture: Metabolic Programmable Apps As Part Of Life Support Systems. Authors: Imhof B., Hogle M., Hoheneder W., Armstrong R., Ferracina S., Ieropoulos I., You J., Wallis L., Tsompanas M.A., Nogales J., Garcia J., de Lucrezia D., Cecchi D., Filsetti A., Hanczyc M., Kah O., Radisavljevic N., Pasternak G.  16-18 May 2018

Bio-inspired Material / Bio-inspired architecture Conference at ENSCI Les Ateliers, Paris, France. Built to Grow – Blending Architecture and Biology by invited speaker Barbara Imhof. 26 March 2018

CalArts School of Art, Valencia, California, USA – Paul Brach Lecture Series. Dare to leave the capsule by invited speaker Barbara Imhof. 15 March 2018

Integrated BioSciences Seminar Series (BRIC) 2018, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA. Dare to leave the capsule by invited speaker Barbara Imhof. 9 March 2018

Skyberries, Vertical Farming Conference, Vienna, Austria, Session 6: Project Corners – interactive. Keynote speakers: Barbara Imhof and Conrad Zeidler. 1 March 2018

The Future of Today – Mobile World, Mobile Week Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Conversation: Aesthetic perception of zero-g, with the Zero Gravity Team, Barbara Imhof, Albert Barque, Marc Marzenit, and Elisa R. Ferrè. 23 February 2018

Supernova – A Space Architecture Symposium (BouT‎ Symposium), University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands. Invited speaker: Barbara Imhof. 22 February 2018

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2017/2018. Workshop with adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof.  5 February 2018

Weltraum Exploration & Kolonisation, Bad Honnefer Winterseminar, Bad Honnef, Germany. German Physical Society. Lecture: Architektur im Weltraum by René Waclavicek.  2 February 2018

University of the Underground, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Capricorn 2: a Mars Mission Simulation – workshop by Joseph Popper and Barbara Imhof. 29 – 31 January 2018

The New tools for City Development, Nordic Urban Assembly, Bergen, Norway. Invited speaker Barbara Imhof.  24 January 2018

Antarctic Biennale Vision Club Discussion , Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia. Moderated by Barbara Imhof.  19 January 2018

2017

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2017/2018. Lecture Space Architecture by adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof. 12 October 2017

Faculty of Health, Arts & Design, School of Design, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. Lecture by Barbara Imhof.  6 October 2017

School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia. Speaker Series with Barbara Imhof.  3 October 2017

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland. Architecture, Art and Space: a conversation with astronaut/artist Nicole Stott with participant Barbara Imhof.  6 July 2017

International Space University (ISU), Summer Studies Programme (SSP) 2017. Hosted at the Cork Institute of Technology (C.I.T), Cork, Ireland. Lecture Space Architecture by Barbara Imhof.  6 July 2017

Earth without Humans II International Symposium, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Kapelica Gallery. Lecture Getting there. Being there. Staying there. Mars. by Barbara Imhof.  9 June 2017

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2016/2017. Workshop with adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof.

2016

Institut für experimentelle Architektur ./studio3, Innsbruck, Austria. Lecture: And the stars look different today by Barbara Imhof.  21 October 2016

Platform for Urbanism and Landscape Architecture, Urban and Landscape Week 2016 – 20:61 – Dialogues for the Future at University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands. Lecture by Barbara Imhof.  17 October 2016

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2016/2017. Lecture Space Architecture by adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof.  16 September 2016

Madame Mohr Architecture studio, Vienna, Austria. Introduction to LIQUIFER Systems Group by Barbara Imhof.  14 September 2016

Meta.Morf 2016 – ‘Nice to be in orbit!’ Symposium, Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre, Trondheim, Norway. Invited lecturer Barbara Imhof.  14 March 2016

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2015/2016. Workshop with adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof

2015

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2015/2016. Lecture Space Architecture by adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof.  14 October 2015

20th Humans in Space Conference (HIS), Prague, Czech Republic under scientific governance of IAA’s Space Life Sciences Commission. Presentation SHEE – Self-deployable Habitat for Extreme Environments, by Waltraut Hoheneder.  1 July 2015

Planetarium, Vienna, Austria. Lecture We’re the Experiment by Barbara Imhof.  19 March 2015

SPACE: Aspirations of Science, Art and Architecture Symposium part of Summer Semester 2014 studio, H.O.M.E. (Habitability of Mars and Earth), Universität Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Out of this world: designing for space by invited lecturer Barbara Imhof / The City as a Spaceship by invited lecturer Susmita Mohanty.  20 February 2015

2015 IAA (International Academy of Astronautics) Humans in Space Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, 29 June – 3 July 2015. Presentation/Workshop: Human Factors and Habitability for the SHEE test-bed. Authors: Imhof B., Hoheneder W., Waclavicek R., Ransom S., Gancet J., Salini J., Madakashira H.K.

MECS Conference – Computational Design Culture. Scripting, Simulation, and the Making of Architecture, Lüneburg, Germany, 16-17 January 2015. Presentation: And the stars look very different today – Collaboration, Visualization and Simulation Methodologies in Contemporary Space Architecture Practice. Authors: Imhof B.

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2014/2015. Workshop with adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof

2014

Open Lectures at the Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Vienna, Austria. Lecture: Space Architecture by Barbara Imhof.  12 December 2014

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2014/2015. Lecture: Space Architecture by Barbara Imhof.  20 October 2014

Institute for Art and Architecture, Ecologies II Studio, Summer term, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria. The City as a Spaceship lecture & workshop by Barbara Imhof.  10 March, 12-13, 26 May 2014

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Taubman College Lecture Series: We are the experiment by Barbara Imhof.  7 October 2014

Mobile: ARCHITECTURE IN MOTION, Paphos, Cyprus, Nomas Workshop & Symposium. Lecture: We are the experiment by Barbara Imhof.  11 September 2014

Ostrale Biennale für zeitgenössiche Kunst, Dresden, Germany, OSTRALE´014 – MISSION 014 – An Art & Space Exhibition. Lecture: Mission Mars by Barbara Imhof.  9 August 2014

Ethiopian Institute for Architecture, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Building Construction and City Development, Architecture and Design III, Addis Ababa University. Open lecture: We are the experiment by Barbara Imhof & Waltraut Hoheneder.  9 June 2014

Vienna Technical Museum, Vienna, Austria. Lecture: Mission Mars by Barbara Imhof.  30 March 2014

ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, Holland. Lecture: Getting there, being there, staying there by Barbara Imhof.  17 March 2014

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2013/2014. Workshop with adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof

2013

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2013/2014. Lecture: Space Architecture by Barbara Imhof.  21 October 2013

19th International Symposium of Electronic Art, Sydney, Australia, Art(ist)s in Space Panel. Guest speaker Barbara Imhof presents Shifting Perspectives.  13 June 2013

Sustainable Space Summit, Liechtenstein Congress 2013, University of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Lecture Shifting Space Perspectives by Barbara Imhof.  6 June 2013

Institute of Architecture and Planning, University of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Lecture & Seminar SpaceShipCity 2.0 – Water by Barbara Imhof.  6 May 2013

School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland. Architecture Section, Course: Habiter Mars. Barbara Imhof lectures and leads seminar architecture beyond the earth’s horizon.  18 April 2013

International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) 2012/2013. Workshop with adjunct faculty member Barbara Imhof

2012

Düsseldorf Art Academy, Düsseldorf, Germany. We are the Experiment lecture by Barbara Imhof.  27 November 2012

Art Association Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany. We are the Experiment lecture by Barbara Imhof.  27 November 2012

Institute of Architecture and Planning, University of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Lecture & Seminar SpaceShipCity 1.0 by Barbara Imhof.  29 October 2012