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Mr Oswald Jenewein

[Mr Oswald Jenewein]

Assistant Professor, Architecture
Last Updated: January 24, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests

Climate adaptation of the built environment on the territorial, urban, and architectural scale.

Research Keywords

Research Keywords
Climate Adaptation, Responsive Design, Urban Ecology, Future City-Landscapes, Participatory Engagement, Ecological Design Education

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests

Ecological Design Education in Design Studio, Architectural Theory, and Visual Communication courses with participatory engagement and international travel components.

Biography

Biography

Oswald Jenewein is an architectural and urban designer, researcher, and teacher focusing on climate adaptation of the built environment on the territorial, urban, and architectural scale. He works on cross-disciplinary projects combining design, research, and teaching components to develop holistic strategies for (urban) landscapes while engaging in participatory initiatives in the realm of ecological design.

Oswald is an Assistant Professor of Architecture for Ecological Environments and Digital Design at the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington. As part of his position, Oswald serves as International Studies Coordinator and Coordinator of the foundation studio course “Basic Design and Drawing,” where he focuses on implementing digital methodologies of design, drawing, representation, and fabrication in the realm of ecological design. He directs FUELED - the Future Environments Lab for Ecological Design at UT Arlington. Oswald also is a Visiting Lecturer of Architecture at the Institute of Design, Department of Spatial Design at the University of Innsbruck.

Over the past years, Oswald won several research grants, including $8,600 from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation for the project “The Texas Coast as Geopolitical Territory” and $20,000 for the project “Oil vs Water – A Conflict of Settlement” awarded by the University of Texas at Arlington’s Water and Human Settlements Initiative. Recent publications include “Post-Oil Environments: Responsive Design Strategies for Coastal City-Landscapes of Oil” and “Designing towards Ecological Environments. A Modular Approach to Structure a Design Studio Sequence.”

Oswald received his professional master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Education

Education

    • 2015 MS in Architecture
      University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria , 2015
    • 2011 BS in Architecture
      University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, 2011

Appointments

Appointments

    • Jan 2020 to Present Assistant Professor
      School of Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Assistant Professor of Architecture for Ecological Environments and Digital Design
    • Mar 2018 to Feb 2021 Visiting Lecturer
      Department of Spatial Design , University of Innsbruck, Faculty of Architecture (Innsbruck, Austria)
    • Dec 2019 to Jan 2020 Visiting Lecturer
      Institute of Urban Design, University of Innsbruck (Innsbruck, Austria)
    • Sept 2019 to Jan 2020 Senior Lecturer
      College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, School of Architecture , University of Texas at Arlington (ARLINGTON)
    • Sept 2017 to Aug 2019 Visiting Assistant Professor
      College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, School of Architecture , University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2015 to Jan 2017 Lecturer
      College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, School of Architecture , University of Texas at Arlington (ARLINGTON, TX, United States)
    • Mar 2013 to Jan 2014 Graduate Teaching Assistant
      Institute of Urban Design and Spatial Planning , University of Innsbruck, Faculty of Architecture (Innsbruck, Austria)
    • Feb 2009 to Mar 2012 Associate Designer
      Demanega Architects (Innsbruck, Austria)

Memberships

    • Jan 2020 to Present American Institute of Architects
      Professional Organization for Architects.
    • Jan 2020 to Present Texas Society of Architects
      Professional Organization for Architects.
    • Nov 2017 to Present Dallas Architecture Forum
      The Dallas Architecture Forum provides a continuing and challenging public discourse on architecture and urban design in – and for – the Dallas area.
    • June 2017 to Present Design Forum Tirol
      Design Forum Tirol is a platform for visual communication and design.

Awards and Honors

    • Feb  2020 Conference Travel Award sponsored by College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs
    • May  2019 Professor of the Year Award sponsored by Arlington Sunrise Rotary Club

News Articles

News Articles

    • Apr 2018 Shorthorn
      Exchange Programs + International Studies

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

Publications


      In Process
      • Conference Proceeding
        Developing Climate Adaptation Pathways with Communities Impacted by Sea-Level Rise and Industrial Development
        [Jenewein, Oswald, Hummel, MichelleA.]. Civil Engineering ASCE. 14. Reston, Virginia: "ASCE".
        https://www.ewricongress.org/ Accepted.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Post-Oil Environments: Responsive Design Strategies for Coastal City-Landscapes of Oil.
        [Jenewein, Oswald]. Proceedings of the ACSA Annual Meeting. 6. "ACSA, AIA". Accepted.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Architecture in the Anthropocene. Towards an Ecological Pedagogy of Parts and Relationships.
        [Jenewein, Oswald]. Schools of Thought Conference Proceedings. University of Oklahoma - Norman. Norman, Oklahoma: "Schools of Thought Conference Proceedings. University of Oklahoma - Norman".
        https://architecture.ou.edu/schools-of-thought/ Accepted.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Designing towards Ecological Environments. A Modular Approach to Structure a Design Studio Sequence.
        [Jenewein, Oswald]. Proceedings of the ACSA Annual Meeting. 1-7. Accepted.

      In Process
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        The Frequency of (in-)Dependence: A Post-Oil Future in a Post-Pandemic World. Case-Study Texas Coast in the Time of COVID-19.
        [Jenewein, Oswald]. STUDIO - Architecture and Urbanism Magazine.(Issue #19 - Frequency), 11. Milano: "STUDIO - Architecture and Urbanism Magazine".
        https://www.studiourbanism.com/ Accepted.

      2020

Presentations

    • June  2021
      Jenewein, Oswald (Author & Presenter), Hummel, Michelle (Author & Presenter), "Developing Climate Adaptation Pathways with Communities impacted by Sea-level Rise and Industrial Development", ASCE, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (June 7, 2021).
    • October  2020
      Jenewein, Oswald (Author & Presenter), "Post-Oil Environments: Responsive Design Strategies for Coastal City-Landscapes of Oil.", AIA/ACSA, Online. (October 1, 2020).
    • March  2020
      Jenewein, Oswald (Author & Presenter), "Architecture in the Anthropocene. Towards an Ecological Pedagogy of Parts and Relationships.", University of Oklahoma - Norman, Norman, Oklahoma. (March , 2020).
    • June  2019
      Jenewein, Oswald (Author & Presenter), "Designing towards Ecological Environments. A Modular Approach to structure a Design Studio Sequence.", EAAE, ACSA, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. (June 28, 2019).
    • April  2019
      Ozdil, TanerR (Chair), Im, Joowon (Presenter), Zaretsky, Adrian (Presenter), Jenewein, Oswald (Presenter), "Water and Human Settlements: Oil and Water as Spatial Regimes in Coastal Landscapes", TxASLA , Irving Convention Center, Texas. (April 25, 2019).
    • June  2018
      Jenewein, Oswald (Moderator), Bell, Bradley (Panelist), "Into the Wild - A Discussion on Contemporary Architectural Education ", University of Innsbruck , Innsbruck, Austria . (June 12, 2018).
    • March  2018
      Jenewein, Oswald (Presenter), "A Matter of Exchange ", University of Innsbruck , Innsbruck, Austria . (March 14, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Jenewein, Oswald (Coordinator/Organizer), "A Discussion with Sami Rintala, Architect ", University of Texas at Arlington , Arlington, Texas. (January 26, 2018).
    • October  2017
      Jenewein, Oswald (Presenter), "Cultural Enviornments", CAMP at UT Arlington, University of Texas at Arlington . (October , 2017).
    • October  2017
      Jenewein, Oswald (Coordinator/Organizer), "Lecture by Aga Kahn Award Winner Marina Tabassum", Dallas Architecture Forum , Magnolia Theater, Dallas, Texas. (October 25, 2017).

Students Supervised

    • Apr 2019
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Chloe Thomasian, (Architecture)
      City as a Campus - Education Headquarter Arlington.

Courses

      • ARCH 5311-004 ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Productive City-Landscapes | Course Id: 100177)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 2552-001 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING II
        (Course Id: 100031)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4311-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Course Id: 100081)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 4311-004 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Productive City-Landscapes | Course Id: 100081)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 3343-002 ARCH COMPUTER GRAPHICS
        (Course Id: 100049 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4395-005 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Adaptive Typologies | Course Id: 100121 | Xlist Coursepre: ARCH | Xlist Coursenum: 5395 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5395-005 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Adaptive Typologies | Course Id: 100225 | Xlist Coursepre: ARCH | Xlist Coursenum: 4395 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5311-102 ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Eco Design III: Cultural Envir | Course Id: 100177)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4311-102 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Eco Design III: Cultural Envir | Course Id: 100081)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5311-001 ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Territorial Formations | Course Id: 100177)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 2552-001 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING II
        (Course Id: 100031)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • INTD 4344-001 INT DESIGN COMMUNICATION IV
        (Course Id: 112288)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ARCH 4395-002 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Future of Hypermobility | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ARCH 4311-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Territorial Formations | Course Id: 100081)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5670-004 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 3343-002 ARCH COMPUTER GRAPHICS
        (Course Id: 100049)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 3343-003 ARCH COMPUTER GRAPHICS
        (Course Id: 100049)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5311-002 ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Cultural Environments | Course Id: 100177)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ARCH 4395-002 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Visual Complexy | Course Id: 100121)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ARCH 4311-002 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Cultural Environments | Course Id: 100081)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ARCH 2391-005 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Cultural Environments | Course Id: 112543)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ARCH 2391-006 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Visual Complexy | Course Id: 112543)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ARCH 5395-002 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Visual Complexy | Course Id: 100225)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ARCH 2552-001 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING II
        (Course Id: 100031)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • INTD 4344-001 INT DESIGN COMMUNICATION IV
        (Course Id: 112288)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 5670-004 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 3343-003 ARCH COMPUTER GRAPHICS
        (Course Id: 100049)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 3343-004 ARCH COMPUTER GRAPHICS
        (Course Id: 100049)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 4391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Topic: The City as a Campus-Arlington | Course Id: 100120)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 5311-001 ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Austria Study Abroad | Course Id: 100177)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018
      • ARCH 4395-001 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Urban Transformations | Course Id: 100121)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018
      • ARCH 4311-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Austria Study Abroad | Course Id: 100081)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018
      • ARCH 5395-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Urban Transformations | Course Id: 100225)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018
      • ARCH 2552-001 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING II
        (Course Id: 100031)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 3554-001 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE II
        (Course Id: 100057)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 2551-002 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING I
        (Course Id: 100030)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 3553-004 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE I
        (Course Id: 100056)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 5670-004 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 2552-005 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING II
        (Course Id: 100031)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 2551-006 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING I
        (Course Id: 100030)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 3553-002 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE I
        (Course Id: 100056)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 2552-006 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING II
        (Course Id: 100031)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • INTD 3322-001 INTERIOR MATERIALS II
        (Course Id: 100319)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 2551-006 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING I
        (Course Id: 100030)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ARCH 2551-007 BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING I
        (Course Id: 100030)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015

Service to the University

    • Sept 2020 to  Present Committee Chair
      Research Review Committee
      Reviewing research proposals, teaching awards, and faculty development leave applications.
    • Jan 2020 to  Present Coordinator
      Foundation Studio - ARCH2552 (Spring of 2nd Year Studio)
      As Studio Coordinator, I serve as the administrative link between the Program Director and the Instructors of this year-level. Collaboratively, we define course objectives and student learning outcomes aligned with the program goals. I provide assistance in developing syllabi and assignments and moderate a dialog between students, instructors, and the upper administration.
    • Sept 2019 to  Present Director
      FUELED - Future Environments Lab for Ecological Design
      FUELED is a design-based lab for research and creative work.
    • Sept 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      International Initiatives Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Lectures, Exhibition, Events, Publications
      Developing a list of speakers and events for the academic year.
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Curriculum Committee
      Committee member since 09/2018, Co-Chair since 09/2019
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2019 Committee Chair
      Study Abroad Committee
    • Apr 2018 to  Apr 2018 Student Recruiter
      College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs
    • Mar 2018 to  Apr 2018 Task Force Member
      Task-Force for Faculty Workload

Service to the Profession

    • Mar 2020 to  Present
      Committee Member (Dallas, Texas, United States)
      Texas Society of Architects, Community-Engaged Design Committee
      As a committee member, I participated in writing a vision and mission statement. Upcoming goals include organizing a webinar and developing an interactive community-engaged design platform for the website.
    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Board of Advisors (ARLINGTON, Texas, United States)
      David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Oct 2019 to  Present
      Board Member (Ingleside on the Bay, Texas,
      IOB Coastal Watch Association
    • Oct 2019 to  Present
      Guest Speaker (Ingleside on the Bay, Texas,
      IOB Coastal Watch Association
      Presentation: The Emerging Corpus Christi Bay Project
    • June 2018 to  June 2018
      Workshop Organizer (Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria)
      University of Innsbruck, University of Texas at Arlington

Live Performances

Live Performances

  • 2020
    • Aug 2020
      Local
      "Adaptive Typologies" in Space Oddity Exhibition
      Exhibition in Public Space, Innsbruck, Austria, Innsbruck, Austria
      Oswald Jenewein
  • 2018
    • July 2018 Manifestations of the (built) Environment
      Wei Sraum Design Forum , Innsbruck, Austria
      Oswald Jenewein
    • May 2018
      Local
      Coastline Morphologies - Typological Transformations towards Post-Oil Environments
      Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas,
      Oswald Jenewein