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Prof. Peter A. Staub, Dipl. AA MSc LSE

Head of the Institute
Institute of Architecture and Planning
Chair
Institute of Architecture and Planning
Academic Director (of Programme)
MSc in Architecture
Education
2008 — 2008

MSc City Design and Social Science, London School of Economics and Political Science, London

2007 — 2008

Study at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London

2003 — 2003

AA Diploma & RIBA Part II, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London

2001 — 2001

RIBA Part I

2000 — 2003

Architectural studies at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London

1997 — 2000

Architectural studies at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Switzerland

1997 — 1997

Federal High School Diploma Type D and Maturità Italiana, Liceo Artistico di Zurigo, Zurich, Switzerland

Awards
2012 — 2012

EAAE Prize 11-12, Writing in Architecture, 2. rank, with Roman Banzer

2010 — 2010

Nominated for Outstanding Artist Award- Experimentelle Tendenzen in der Architektur, Österreichisches Bundesamt für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur, with students of the University of Liechtenstein

2007 — 2007

Nominated for Swiss Art Award in Architecture, Schweizer Bundesamt für Kultur

2003 — 2003

Alex Stanhope Forbes Prize, London

2003 — 2003

Building Design Magazine Class of 2003 for the diploma work at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London

Career
2013

Program Director Master's degree programme in Architecture, University of Liechtenstein

2012

Associated Professor for Architecture and Visual Culture, University of Liechtenstein

2012

Director, Alpine AA, Architectural Association School of Architecture Visiting School, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

2009 — 2013

Module coordinator History, Theory and Design, University of Liechtenstein

2008 — 2013

Director of Master's degree programme in architecture, focus area "Architectural Design Theory", University of Liechtenstein

2008 — 2012

Visiting Professor for Architecture Design Theory, University of Liechtenstein

2008 — 2012

Coordinator publications and exhibitions of the Institute of Architecture and Planning, University of Liechtenstein

2007 — 2008

Unit Master (Diploma Unit 14), Architectural Association School of Architects, London

2006 — 2007

Assistant of Prof. Charles Tashima, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

2005 — 2008

Tutor (Diploma Unit 14) at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London

2004 — 2008

Principal Peter Staub Architecture, London

2003

Guest reviewer and diploma expert at: Universität Innsbruck, EPFL, Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow, Royal College of Art, London, Metropolitan University, London and University of East London

2003 — 2004

Architect in the office of Marks Barfield Architects, London

1998 — 1999

Practical training in the office Mario Botta Architetto, Lugano

Exhibitions
2014 — 2015

Curator: "Salon Liechtenstein 2014: Once upon a time in Liechtenstein"; November 2014-January 2015; Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

2014 — 2014

Curator: "Once upon a time in Liechtenstein"; Collateral Event @ 14. International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale, for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture, October 2014, Palazzo Trevisan, Venice

2012 — 2012

Salon Liechtenstein-eine Landesausstellung, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

2012 — 2012

Co-Curator: "Salon Liechtenstein 2012-Eine Landesschau", July/August 2014, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

2011 — 2011

Co-Curator: "I have a dream", October 2011, University of Liechtenstein

2011 — 2011

Curator: "Einblick-Ausblick", July/August 2011, University of Liechtenstein

2011 — 2011

Curator: "Architektur bekennt Farbe", February/March 2011, University of Liechtenstein

2010 — 2010

Coordinator: "Heart Made Liechtenstein-Cotemporary Chinese architecture", curated by Fang Zenning/Culturescaps, October 2010, Hochschule Liechtenstein

2010 — 2010

Curator: "Summer Exhibition", July/August 2010, Hochschule Liechtenstein

2010 — 2010

Curator: "Spring Exhibition", March 2010, Hochschule Liechtenstein

2009 — 2012

Semester exhibitions and thematic exhibitions at the Institute of Architecture and Planning, Universität Liechtenstein

2009 — 2009

Curator: "Autumn Exhibition", October 2009, Hochschule Liechtenstein

2007 — 2007

Guerilla Gateway, Kemistry Gallery, London

2007 — 2007

Swiss Art Award, Basel

2007 — 2007

"Guerilla Gateway" at Kemistry Gallery, May 2007, 43 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3PD

2006 — 2006

The Thames Gateway Assembly at the AA Gallery, London

2006 — 2006

Co-Curator: "The Thames Gateway Assemble at the AA Gallery", April/May 2006, Architectural Association School of Architecture, 36 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ES

Portrait
A sense of (non) place: in search for alternatives to the generic city
Preproposal PhD-Thesis, since September 2017

The reign of generic individualism in today's globalized environment has led to repetitive urban and architectural design based on transience rather than lasting impressions, resulting in what Marc ... more ...

Grenzüberschreitendes Leben und Arbeiten - Cross-border Life and Work
FFF-Förderprojekt, April 2015 until April 2018

Emerging public policies and advanced information technologies (IT) have created new opportunities for work and life that thrive in global value chains and markets. Life, in general, and work, in ... more ...

New Schools of Thought (NeST) - Architectural education in times of homogenisation
FFF-Förderprojekt, March 2015 until May 2017 (finished)

The research project NeST (New Schools of Thought) investigates tendencies in the context of academic homogenisation within European architectural education. It defines a new school of thought as a ... more ...

Building identities- construction of identities through spatial production on example of the concept stage of the Swiss National Exhibition Expo2027
PhD-Thesis, since September 2014

International homogenisation in architectural expression leads to an increasing assimilation of built architecture around the world. Counter movements like the Critical Regionalism require spatial ... more ...

The development of guiding principles in spatial planning (raumplanerische Leitbilder) in the Greater Zurich Area
PhD-Thesis, since September 2013

Guiding principles in spatial planning (raumplanerische Leitbilder) are a noncommittal instrument in spatial planning that achieves its effect by the persuasion and consensus-building in a discussion ... more ...

The potential of architectural production to add value to Liechtenstein's creative industries (PARK)
FFF-Förderprojekt, June 2013 until September 2016 (finished)

The research project PARK defines "architectural production" as the art, science and practice of designing, mediating and constructing. The project focuses on the mediation of architecture. To ... more ...

  • Gueldenberg, S., Hecker, L., Klammer, A., Wilhelm, S., Schurr, F. A., & Staub, P. A. (accepted). Residential Choice in Polycentric Border-Crossing Agglomeration Areas: the Example of the Lake Constance-Alpine Rhine Valley. International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development.

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  • Gerber, A., Staub, P., & Alessi, A. (2014). Metageschichte. Ein Lehrbuch für angehende Architekten und Architekturhistoriker. Bielefeld: Transcript.

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  • Staub, P., Jochum-Gasser, R., Kaps, V., & Martinez, C. (2014). Erster Kreativwirtschaftsbericht des Fürstentums Liechtenstein. Vaduz: Universität Liechtenstein.

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  • Gerber, A., Staub, P., & Alessi, A. (. (2013). Raumkultur und Identität : Niggli Verlag.

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  • P. Staub, V. Kaps & Papathanasiou G. (Eds.). (2016). New Schools of Thought, Challenging the frontiers of architectural education. Vaduz: Liechtenstein.

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  • P. Staub (Ed.). (2013). Positionen 6: Raumkultur und Identität. Sulgen: Niggli Verlag.

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  • P. Staub (Ed.). (2012). Positionen 5: Interviews with Tony Fretton, Sulan Kolatan, CJ Lim, Andre Schmidt, Andreas Bründler. Sulgen: Niggli Verlag.

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  • P. Staub (Ed.). (2011). Mediating Architecture. London: AA Publications.

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  • P. Staub (Ed.). (2011). Architecture Liechtenstein 2011. Sulgen: Niggli Verlag.

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  • P. Staub (Ed.). (2010). Architecture Liechtenstein 2010. Sulgen: Niggli Verlag.

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  • P. Staub & C. Faisst (Eds.). (2009-2011). AL Magazine. Vaduz: University of Liechtenstein.

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  • Staub, P., Kaps, V., Martinez-Cañavate, C., Nagibina, E., & Papathanasiou, G. (2016). What is a New School of Thought for You? In P. Staub, V. Kaps & G. Papthanasiou (Eds.), New Schools of Thought - Challenging the Frontiers of Architectural Education (pp. 19). Vaduz: Universität Liechtenstein.

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  • Staub, P., Jochum-Gasser, R., Kaps, V., & Martinez-Cavañate, C. (2014). Architecture as mediator for the Creative Industries in Liechtenstein. In A. Schramme, R. Kooyman & G. Hagoort (Eds.), Beyond frames. Dynamics between the creative industries, konwledge institutions and the urban context (pp. 178-182). Delft: Eburon Academic Press.

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  • Banzer, R., & Staub, P. (2014). Writing Architecture. In EAAE (Ed.), 1:1. Brussels: EAAE.

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  • Banzer, R., & Staub, P. (2014). Writing Architecture. In EAAE (Ed.), 1:1.. Brüssel.

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  • Staub, P. (2014). The AA Unit System. In A. Gerber (Ed.), Metageschichte der Architektur : Transcript Berlin.

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  • Banzer, R., & Staub, P. (2013). Das Projektstudio als Grundlage für Studiengangsgestaltung und Fachdidaktik Architektur. In H. Bachmann (Ed.), Akademisches Lernen variantenreich gestalten. Zürich: hep Verlag.

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  • Banzer, R., Scherrer, P., & Staub, P. (2013). Das Projektstudio als Grundlage der Studienganggestaltung und Fachdidaktik Architektur. In H. Bachmann (Ed.), Hochschullehre variantenreich gestalten (pp. 139-161). Bern: Hepp Verlag.

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  • Staub, P. (2013). Making design public. In J. e. Verbeke (Ed.), Knowing by Designing. Brussels: KU Leuven.

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  • Banzer, R., Scherrer, P., & Staub, P. (2013). Das Projektstudio als Grundlage für Studiengangsgestaltung und Fachdidaktik Architektur. In Bachmann Heinz (Ed.), Akademisches Lernen variantenreich Gestalten. Zürich: hep Verlag.

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  • Staub, P. (2012). Imagining the Real. In M. Voyatzki (Ed.), Rethinking the Human in Technology Driven Architecture : EAAE Transactions on Architectural Education.

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  • Güldenberg, S., Hecker, L., Klammer, A., Schurr, F., Staub, P., & Wilhelm, S. (2016). Site selection according to life cycles in agglomeration areas: A dynamic and interdisciplinary location analysis of the four-country-region Lake Constance-Alpine Rhine Valley. Paper presented at the 9th Knowledge Cities World Summit, Vienna (Austria).

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  • Güldenberg, S., Hecker, L., Klammer A., Schurr, F., Staub, P., & Wilhelm, S. (2016). Site selection according to life cycles in agglomeration areas: A dynamic and interdisciplinary analysis of the four-country-region Lake Constance-Alpine Rhine Valley. Paper presented at the The World Conference on Intellectual Capital for Communities, IC 12, Paris, France.

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  • Staub, P. (2012). Making Design Public. , Sint' Lucas School of Architecture, Brussels.

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  • Staub, P. (2012). Nurture? Models of teaching and research, and their relationship to practice. Paper presented at the Salon Suisse, Venice.

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  • Staub, P. (2007). Mediating Instruments. Paper presented at the Holcim Foundation Forum Urban_Trans_Formation, Shanghai.

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  • Staub, P. (2007). Mediating Instruments. Paper presented at the Holcim Foundation Forum: Urban_Trans_Formation, Shanghai.

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  • Kaps, V., Staub P., & De Walsche, J. (2016). Challenging the frontiers of architectural education. archithese(2.2016), 59 - 71.

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  • Staub, P. (2011). Una relazione ludica. Materialegno 3.

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  • Staub, P. (2011). The Mediated City-From Urban Panorama to City Portraits. Archithese(5/2010).

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  • Staub, P., & Banzer, R. (2015). Writing Architecture. In Ellefsen et al (Ed.), Research by Design : Diepenbeek, EAAE.

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  • Staub, P., Banzer, R., & Scherrer, P. (2013). Das Projektstudio als Grundlage für Studiengangsgestaltung und Fachdidaktik Architektur. In H. Bachmann (Ed.), Akademisches Lernen variantenreich gestalten. Zürich: hep Verlag.

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  • Staub, P. (2013). Unterirdische Lebensräume der Zukunft. In Werdenberger Jahrbuch 2014 (pp. S. 290): hhvw.

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  • Staub, P. (2012). Die Bildende Kunst aus der Perspektive der Architektur. In Jahresbericht der Kunstgesellschaft Liechtenstein. Vaduz: Kunstgesellschaft Liechtenstein.

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  • Staub, P. (2011). 2D or not 2D. In Mediating Architecture. London: AA Publications.

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  • Staub, P. (. (2011). On craft in Architecture: 2.5D. In Architecture Liechtenstein 2011. Sulgen: Niggli Verlag.

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  • Staub, P. (2011). Mediating Instruments. In P. Staub & T. Lorenz (Eds.), Mediating Architecture. London: AA Publications.

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  • Staub, P. (. (2010). Rücksicht-Vorsicht-Voraussicht. In. Sulgen: Niggli Verlag.

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  • Staub, P. (2008). The Economics of Development. In Outer City. London: LSE.

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  • Staub, P. (2007). Mediating Instruments. In Holcim Foundation (Ed.), Urban-Trans_Formation. Zürich: Holcim Foundation.

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  • Staub, P. (2009). Mediating Architectures. Paper presented at the International Sculpture Network Symposium, Vaduz.

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  • Staub, P. (2006). The Thames Gateway Assembly. Paper presented at the 1st Thames Gateway Forum, London.

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  • Staub, P. (2009-10). The Alpine Retreat - A Panorama Hotel for Planken. Vaduz: Hochschule Liechtenstein.

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  • Jüngling, D., & Staub, P. (2009/2010). Ortszentrum Nendeln. Vaduz, Fürstentum Liechtenstein: Hochschule Liechtenstein.

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  • Staub, P. (2014, 25.10.2014). Eine Initialzündung für kreatives Forschen. St. Galler Tagblatt.

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  • Staub, P. (2012, 26.01.2012). Schön nachhaltig. Liechtensteiner Vaterland.

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  • Staub, P. (2012, 31.05.2012). Neue Bänke braucht das Land. Liechtensteiner Vaterland.

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  • Staub, P. (2011, 27.01.2011). Das grosse Potenzial einer Liechtensteiner Baukultur. Liechtensteiner Vaterland.

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  • Staub, P. (2011, 03.11.2011). Ich bin auch ein Schloss. Liechtensteiner Vaterland.

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  • Staub, P. (2016, March 2016). "Architekturpädagogiken". HSLU Symposium.

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  • Staub, P. (2016, February 2016). "New Schools of Thoughts II". EAAE Educationaal Academy, Reading.

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  • Staub, P. (2014, 03.03.2014). Es war einmal. die Architekturvermittlung. Architekturforum Ostschweiz, St. Gallen.

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  • Staub, P. (2014, September 2014). "Architektur und Kunst". lia, Vaduz.

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  • Staub, P. (2013, 21.03.2013). Branding. , Hochschule Luzern (HSLU).

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  • Staub, P. (2013, Mai 2013). "Making Desing Public". , Sing' Lucas School of Architecture, Brüssel.

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  • Staub, P. (2012, 24.04.2012). Bildende Kunst aus der Perspektive der Architektur. , Liechtensteinische Kunstgesellschaft, Vaduz.

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  • Staub, P. (2012, October 2012). "CH-UK Architectural Education". , Salon Suisse, Venedig.

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  • Staub, P. (2011, 05.10.2011). Architektur: Vermitteln. , Hochschule Luzern (HLSU).

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  • Staub, P. (2011, 30.11.2011). Vision 2020: eine baukulturelle Vision für Liechtenstein. , Rotary Club Liechtenstein-Eschnerberg.

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  • Staub, P. (2011, 31.08.2011). Imaging the Real. EAAE Conference, Chania.

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  • Staub, P. (2011, October 2011). "Mediating Instruments". , Hochschule Luzern (HSLU).

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  • Staub, P. (2011, September 2011). "Nachhaltige Architektur". , Rotary Club Liechtenstein-Eschnerberg.

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  • Staub, P. (2011, August 2011). EAAE Conference, Chania.

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  • Staub, P. (2010, 17.03.2010). 2D or not 2D. Wednesday Lectures, Universität Liechtenstein.

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  • Staub, P. (2009, 06.2009). Cinematic Architecture. Love Hotel, Vaduz.

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  • Staub, P. (2009, 11.2009). Communicating Strategies. 2nd Thames Gateway Forum, London.

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  • Staub, P. (2009, October 2009). International Sculpture Network Symposium, Vaduz.

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  • Staub, P. (2007, 04.2007). Mediating Instruments. Holcim Foundation Forum: Urban_Trans_Formation, Shanghai.

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  • Staub, P. (2007, November 2007). 2nd Thames Gateway Forum, London.

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  • Staub, P. (2007, April 2007). Holcim Foundation Forum: Urban_Trans_Formation, Shanghi.

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  • Staub, P. (2006, October 2006). 1st Thames Gateway Forum, London.

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