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Oswald Jenewein

Oswald Jenewein

Assistant Professor

School of Architecture

Office: CAPPA 328A, E-mail: oswald.jenewein@uta.edu

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Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Oswald Jenewein is an architectural designer, teacher, and researcher working on the convergence of architecture and design of built landscapes, geopolitical territories and spatial regimes in the context of Ecological Environments.

Oswald is an Assistant Professor in Architecture for Ecological Environments and Digital Design at the College of Architecture Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington where he also founded and directs FUELED - the Future Environments Lab For Ecological Design. He is also a Visiting Lecturer of Architecture at the Institute of Design, Department of Spatial Design at the University of Innsbruck and an external thesis reviewer at the University of Tallinn, Estonia. Oswald was a 2019 Marshall Plan Research Fellow working on his recently published paper “The Texas Coast as Geopolitical Territory: Operations and Processes in Coastal Landscapes of Oil."

As part of his pedagogical approach in educating students as responsible, global citizens and critical thinkers, Oswald is serving as International Studies Coordinator and Co-Chair of the Curriculum Committee at the College of Architecture Planning and Public Affairs at UT Arlington. He is also the Second Year Studio Coordinator in the BSc.Arch. Program in the School of Architecture at UT Arlington, implementing digital methodologies of design, representation, and fabrication. He teaches architecture design studios, and courses in ecological design, visual communication, and architectural theory.

Over the past years, Oswald won several research grants and exhibited in different venues in the United States and Europe including the Venice Biennale. He has organized lectures, panel discussions, and exhibitions internationally. Recent publications include “Designing towards Ecological Environments. A Modular Approach to Structure a Design” and “The Texas Coast as Geopolitical Territory: Operations and Processes in Coastal Landscapes of Oil."