Aurel von Richthofen : Curriculum Vitae

Books

von Richthofen, A. (2019). Spatial Diversity and Sustainable Urbanisation in Oman [Dissertation, Technische Universität Braunschweig]. https://doi.org/10.24355/dbbs.084-201901220928-0
Cummings, V., von Richthofen, A., & Babar, Z. (Eds.). (2019). Arab Gulf Cities in Transition: Space, Politics and Society. ETH Research Collection. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000339841
von Richthofen, A. (Ed.). (2018). Urban Elements - Advanced Studies in Urban Design. Singapore-ETH Centre. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000270354
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (Eds.). (2016). Urban Oman - Trends and Perspectives of Urbanisation in Muscat Capital Area (Vol. 21). LIT Verlag.
von Richthofen, A. (2013). aurelVR architecture - research, teaching, projects 2009 to 2013. http://issuu.com/aurelvr/docs/aurelvr_issuu
von Richthofen, A., Baumeister, J., & Werminghausen, M. (Eds.). (2012). UPAD Yearbook 2012. GUtech. http://issuu.com/aurelvr/docs/upad_1_3
von Richthofen, A. (2009). aurelVR architecture - portfolio 2007 to 2009. http://issuu.com/aurelvr/docs/aurelvr_portfolio_preview_web_pages

Book Chapters

Cummings, V., von Richthofen, A., & Babar, Z. (2019). Arab Gulf Cities in Transition: Towards New Spatialities. In V. Cummings, A. von Richthofen, & Z. Babar (Eds.), Arab Gulf Cities in Transition: Space, Politics and Society. ETH Research Collection. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000339846
Clavier, F., & von Richthofen, A. (2019). Looking Behind the Screen of Big Data. In S. Cairns & D. Tunas (Eds.), Future Cities Laboratory: Indicia 02 (pp. 93–95). Lars Müller Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000334723
Costa, A., & von Richthofen, A. (2019). Taxonometric Insights: Emerging Tool Clusters and Research Links. In S. Cairns & D. Tunas (Eds.), Future Cities Laboratory: Indicia 02 (pp. 76–79). Lars Müller Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000334731
von Richthofen, A. (2019). Digital Tools, Pipelines and Protocols. In S. Cairns & D. Tunas (Eds.), Future Cities Laboratory: Indicia 02 (pp. 80–89). Lars Müller Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000334721
von Richthofen, A. (2019). Transferring research knowledge into urban design education. In S. Cairns & D. Tunas (Eds.), Future Cities Laboratory: Indicia 02. Lars Müller Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000334719
von Richthofen, A., Urech, P., & Joergenson Wilson, A. (2019). Physical Tool Taxonomy. In S. Cairns & D. Tunas (Eds.), Future Cities Laboratory: Indicia 02 (pp. 54–75). Lars Müller Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000334729
Hebel, D., Aigner, N., Fleck, D., Heisel, F., Javadian, A., Lee, S., Müller, P., von Richthofen, A., Schlesier, K., & Wisniewska, M. H. (2017). Shifting Paradigms: From Excavation to Cultivation. In S. Cairns & D. Tunas (Eds.), Future Cities Laboratory: Indicia 01 (pp. 191–199). Lars Müller Publishers.
Hebel, D. E., Heisel, F., & von Richthofen, A. (2017). Alternative Baumaterialien. In BodenSchätzeWerte: Unser Umgang mit Rohstoffen (pp. 214–217). vdf Hochschulverlag.
von Richthofen, A. (2017). Ferdinand von Richthofen: a manual for the traveling researcher – towards a chorologic model of geography. In B. Genito & L. Caterina (Eds.), Archeologia delle Vie della Seta - Percorsi, Immagini e Cultura Materiale: Vol. I (pp. 93–106). Scienze e Lettere. 10.3929/ethz-b-000299915
von Richthofen, A., & Hanakata, N. (2017). Conversation on Designing Future Cities with Measures for a New Urban Agenda with Richard Hassell. In S. Cairns & D. Tunas (Eds.), Future Cities Laboratory: Indicia 01 (pp. 82–85). Lars Müller Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000238577
von Richthofen, A. (2016). No urban desert! Emergence and transformation of extended urban landscapes in Oman. In Vanessa Miriam Carlow & Institute for Sustainable Urbanism ISU, TU Braunschweig (Eds.), Ruralism - The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World (p. 296). Jovis.
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (2016). Urban Oman - Editorial. In Urban Oman - Trends and Perspectives of Urbanisation in Muscat Capital Area (Vol. 21, pp. 15–20). LIT Verlag.
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (2016). Urban sustainability in the Omani context. In Urban Oman - Trends and Perspectives of Urbanisation in Muscat Capital Area (Vol. 21, pp. 249–258). LIT Verlag.
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (2016). Urbanisation in Oman – Background and trends. In Urban Oman - Trends and Perspectives of Urbanisation in Muscat Capital Area (Vol. 21, pp. 25–36). LIT Verlag.
von Richthofen, A. (2016). Modelling low-rise high-density neighbourhoods in Oman. In Urban Oman - Trends and Perspectives of Urbanisation in Muscat Capital Area (Vol. 21, pp. 191–202). LIT Verlag.
von Richthofen, A. (2016). Parameters of urban expansion in Oman. In Urban Oman - Trends and Perspectives of Urbanisation in Muscat Capital Area (Vol. 21, pp. 109–126). LIT Verlag.
von Richthofen, A. (2016). Patterns of urban growth and expansion: the Al Khoud case study. In Urban Oman - Trends and Perspectives of Urbanisation in Muscat Capital Area (Vol. 21, pp. 91–108). LIT Verlag.
von Richthofen, A. (2016). Visualizing Urban Form as Mass Ornament in Muscat Capital Area. In N. Mounajjed (Ed.), Visual Culture(s) in the Gulf: An Anthology (pp. 137–158). Gulf Research Centre. http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-010637956
Hebel, D. E., & von Richthofen, Aurel. (2015). Sand, eine endliche Ressource. In Wie Sand am Meer, Reihe Kunst und Wissenschaft, Katalog zur Ausstellung. ERES Stiftung.
Hebel, D., & von Richthofen, A. (2015). Alternativen inklusive – von einem erweiterten Verständnis unserer Disziplin. In A. Gerber & S. Kurath (Eds.), Städtebau, Stadtentwicklung, Raumplanung: Braucht es noch uns Architekten und Architektinnen?
von Richthofen, A. (2015). Oman’s Urban Turn. In ETH Studio Basel (Ed.), Muscat and Oman - engineered land, a territorial research. ETH-Zürich. http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-010335395
von Richthofen, A. (2010). Regelbasiertes Entwerfen im Unterricht. In S. Hoffmann (Ed.), Open Source School - Neue Synergien zwischen Schule und Kiez in Gropiusstadt. Universitatsverlag der TU Berlin.

Journal Articles

von Richthofen, A., Tomarchio, L., & Costa, A. (2019). Identifying Communities Within the Smart-Cultural City of Singapore: A Network Analysis Approach. Smart Cities, 2(1), 66–81. https://doi.org/10.3390/smartcities2010005
von Richthofen, A., Knecht, K., Miao, Y., & König, R. (2018). The ‘Urban Elements’ method for teaching parametric urban design to professionals. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 7(3). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foar.2018.08.002
Heim, B., Joosten, M., von Richthofen, A., & Rupp, F. (2018). Land-Allocation and Clan-Formation in Modern Residential Developments in Oman. City, Territory and Architecture, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40410-018-0084-6
Heim, B., Joosten, M., von Richthofen, A., & Rupp, F. (2018). On the Process and Economics of Land Settlement in Oman: Mathematical Modeling and Reasoning in Urban Planning and Design. Homo Oeconomicus, 35(1), 1–30. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41412-018-0066-7
von Richthofen, A. (2018). A Critical Reconstruction of Modern Urban Settlement Patterns in Muscat and Al Bāţinah based on Military Maps. The Journal of Oman Studies, 19, 85–100. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000290644
Cummings, V., & von Richthofen, A. (2017). Urban Sustainability as a Political Instrument in the Gulf Region exemplified at Projects in Abu Dhabi. DIE ERDE – Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin, 148(4), 253–267. https://doi.org/10.12854/erde-148-53
Hebel, D., & von Richthofen, A. (2015). Sand Lab: Transforming Desert Sand Into Glass. FCL Gazette, 24. http://www.fcl.ethz.ch/assets/Gazette-24.pdf
von Richthofen, A., & Langer, S. (2015). Evaluating the urban development and determining “peak-space” of Muscat Capital Area. Trialog – Journal for Planning and Building in the Third World, 111(Urbanisation in the Gulf Countries). http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-010637970
Hebel, D., & von Richthofen, A. (2015). Constructing Sand. FCL Magazine, Special Issue, Constructing Alternatives, Research Projects 2012-2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-010636984
von Richthofen, A. (2015). Desert Sprawl. Rapid urbanisation: the transformation of the desert in Oman. Topos, the International Review of Landscape, Architecture and Urban Design, 93, 96–101. http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-010637913
von Richthofen, A. (2014). Vanishing Omani Landscapes. Topos, the International Review of Landscape, Architecture and Urban Design. http://www.toposmagazine.com/vanishing-omani-landscapes/
von Richthofen, A. (2014). Oman - das Gegen-Dubai? Baumeister, 14, 82–89. http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-010637947
von Richthofen, A. (2007). 3 Ms of Metabolism. Pidgin - Princeton Architectural Press, 3, 146–163.
von Richthofen, A. (2003). Machinic Landscaping Spluegen – An Experimental Landscape Design Project. Trans - Journal of the Department of Architecture at ETH, 11(Transscape-City and Landscape).
von Richthofen, A., & Kocher, L. (2003). Landscape Urbanism – Interview with Alejandro Zaera Polo on the Yokohama Port Terminal. Trans - Journal of the Department of Architecture at ETH, 11(Transscape-City and Landscape).
Reber, M., & von Richthofen, A. (2002). Von Schanze zu Schanze schauen. Ein Gespräch mit Marcel Meili, ETH Studio Basel. Trans - Journal of the Department of Architecture at ETH, 10(TransItion).

Conference Papers

von Richthofen, A., Zeng, W., Burkhard, R., Asada, S., Mueller Arisona, S., Schubiger, S., & Heisel, F. (2017, July 14). Urban Mining: Visualizing the Availability of Construction Materials for Re-Use in Future Cities. 21st International Conference Information Visualisation. 21st International Conference Information Visualisation, London South Bank University. https://doi.org/10.1109/iV.2017.34
von Richthofen, A. (2014, March 24). Modeling Sustainable Neighborhoods in Oman. Challenges of Urbanization in Arab Gulf Countries, GUtech, Oman.
von Richthofen, A. (2012). Ferdinand von Richthofen: a manual for the traveling researcher – towards a chorologic model of geography. Archeology of the Silk Road: Routes, Images and Material Culture, 165–185. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000299915
von Richthofen, A. (2011). Space and Politics of Urbanization in Muscat Capital Area. Politics and Space. http://www.lau.edu.lb/news-events/conferences/architecture-political/docs/vonrichthofen.pdf
von Richthofen, A. (2011). The Wave-Breaker – A Novel Approach to Computer Aided Design Representation. Crossing the Line. http://crossingthelineconference. blogspot.com
von Richthofen, A. (2011). Top-Down Urbanism in the Gulf Region – Focus on Oman. Dakam - Proceedings of the ArchTheo 2012 Conference, 392–402.

Conference Presentations and Lectures

von Richthofen, A. (2020, December 10). AI for Architecture and the Built Environment.
von Richthofen, A. (2020, October 14). Discussant: Gulf Sustainable Urbanism Encyclopedia. Part I: The Past - The historic environment, culture and economy of the region. Harvard Gulf Sustainable Urbanism Book Launch, Harvard. https://www.gsubooklaunch.com/#module402196
Complex Metropolitan Governance – The Singapore Case Study: Vol. Governing cities. (2020, February 27). [MOOC]. https://iglus.org/innovative-governance-of-large-urban-systems-mooc/
von Richthofen, A. (2019, October 25). Urban Governance in Smart Cultural Cities. Smart Cultural Cities Round Table, Goethe Institute Singapore.
von Richthofen, A. (2019, September 24). Research and Teaching Links at the Future Cities Laboratory. Future Cities: Actions, ETH Zurich.
von Richthofen, A. (2019, July 2). Stadtbaukunst, Stadtbaugeschichte & Stadtentwerfen im Anthropozän.
von Richthofen, A. (2019, May 30). Project for Khulna, Bangladesh. 10 Actions for Urban-Rural Bengal, Future Cities Laboratory, ETH Singapore Center.
von Richthofen, A. (2019, March 5). Spatial Diversity and Sustainable Urbanisation in Oman [Disputation].
von Richthofen, A. (2019, February 18). HIC SVNT LEONES [Presentation].
von Richthofen, A. (2018, July 13). Towards an Engagement Platform - Development of the Education Research Programme at FCL [Presentation].
von Richthofen, A., Cairns, S., & Jasper, A. (2017, December 13). FCL Lunch Talk - Urban Elements [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2017, October 23). Urban Mining and Tropical Climate [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2017, October 20). Senses and Urban Spatial Reasoning and Representation [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2017, June 1). Urban Elements -Tools for Education Research at the Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore-ETH Centre [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2017, May 25). Education Research at the Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore-ETH Centre [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2017, March 16). Design, Co-Evolution and Participation in Urban Planning [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2017, January 11). Urban Spatial Reasoning and Representation [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A., & Nebel, S. (2016, December 16). Urban Oman - Booklaunch and Exhibition Vernissage [Lecture]. Habitat Unit, TU Berlin.
von Richthofen, A. (2016, December 13). Rural-Urban Transformation in Oman [Lecture]. IPS: International Planning Sessions -Experts discuss Urban and Regional Challenges, TU Dortmund.
von Richthofen, A. (2016, November 17). Circular Material Economies and Urban Mining [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2016, September 16). Report from the 2016 E4D Summer School with ETH Global at TU Delft [Lecture]. Annual Conference, Future Cities Laboratory, ETH Singapore Center.
von Richthofen, A., Deffner, V., & Babar, Z. (2016, August 17). Arab Gulf Cities in Transition: Space, Politics and Society [Introduction Lecture]. Gulf Research Meeting, Cambridge. http://gulfresearchmeeting.net/index.php?pgid=Njk=&wid=MTE2&yr=2016
von Richthofen, A. (2016, April 7). Sand - an (in)finite Resource? [Introduction Lecture]. ETH Global Engineering for Development (E4D) Summer School, TU Delft. https://www.ethz.ch/en/the-eth-zurich/global/funding-opportunities/research-for-development/sawiris-scholarships/e4d-winter-schools/Sand_an_infinite_Resource_2016.html
von Richthofen, A. (2016, April 5). Visualising material stocks and flows in buildings of Singapore [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A., & Hanakata, N. (2016, February 16). Terrain, Topography and Territory - Concepts and representation of urban spaces [Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2015, December 21). Il metabolismo urbano [Invited Lecture]. Il progetto di riciclo, Facoltà di Architettura dell’Università degli Studi di Catania, Siracusa.
von Richthofen, A. (2015, November 25). Urban Mining: From Alternative Construction Materials to Sustainable Neighborhoods [Invited Lecture]. Architecture, Science and Technology, Singapore University of Design and Technology.
von Richthofen, A. (2015, November 18). Productive Spatial Systems in Oman: Case-Study Al Batinah [Conference]. Ruralism, Braunschweig.
von Richthofen, A. (2015, October 21). Alternative Construction Materials for Future Cities [Habitat III preparation conference]. Future Cities Lab, Jakarta.
Hebel, D. E., & von Richthofen, A. (2015). Bio-Cementation and Sand Alternatives.
von Richthofen, A. (2014, March 24). Modeling Sustainable Neighborhoods in Oman. Challenges of Urbanization in Arab Gulf Countries, GUtech, Oman.
von Richthofen, A. (2014). Sustainable Urbanization Models for Conflict Zones [Invited Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2013). Greening the desert? Sustainability and Urbanization in the Gulf [Keynote]. Future Cities Conference, Dubai Cityscape, UAE.
von Richthofen, A., & Nebel, S. (2013). Towards Sustainable Patterns of Urbanization in Oman [Progress Report].
von Richthofen, A. (2012). Ferdinand von Richthofen: a manual for the traveling researcher – towards a chorologic model of geography [International Conference Presentation]. Archeologia delle Vie della Seta - Percorsi, Immagini e cultura materiale, Università degli Studi di Napoli, “l’Orientale.”
von Richthofen, A. (2012). Integrated Tourism Complexes and the Impact of Urbanization in Oman. [International Conference Presentation]. Exeter Gulf Conference, Center for Gulf Studies – University of Exeter.
von Richthofen, A. (2012). Muscat Capital Area – Urbanisation Patterns at the Gulf of Arabia [Invited Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2012). Parametric Design Beyond Form [Invited Lecture]. Catalyst architecture lecture Series, Sultan Qabous University.
von Richthofen, A. (2012). Parametrie – von der Formgenese zur Organisation räumlicher Zusammenhänge [Invited Lecture].
von Richthofen, A. (2012). Sustainable Urban Planning and Civic Participation – The Mutrah Master Planning and Redevelopment Project in Oman [International Conference Presentation]. AIA – Middle East Architectural Design Days, Jeddah.
von Richthofen, A. (2012). The Urban Form as Ornament – Mass-culture and the Politics of the Continuous (Sub-)Urbanization in Oman [International Conference Presentation]. The Gulf Research Meeting 2012, Cambridge.
von Richthofen, A. (2012). Vom Daten-Ornament zur Daten-Struktur [International Conference Presentation]. Beyond Rendering - Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geometrie und Grafik, TU Berlin.
von Richthofen, A. (2011). aurelVR Practice – Parametric Projects 2001 – 2009 [Invited Lecture]. Marvelous Mondays Lecture Series, GUtech, Oman.
von Richthofen, A. (2011). Mechanisms of Urban Sprawl in Muscat Capital Area [International Conference Presentation]. The Gulf Research Meeting 2011, Cambridge.
von Richthofen, A. (2011). Muscat Capital Area – From Royal Decrees to Urban Sprawl, Mechanisms of Urban Production in Oman [International Conference Presentation]. the Winter School Middle East, Kuwait City.
von Richthofen, A. (2011). Parametric Drawing – a novel approach to representation [International Conference Presentation]. Crossing the line: Drawing in the middle east – intersections of transdisciplinary practice and understanding, American University in Dubai.
von Richthofen, A. (2011). Space and Politics of Urbanization in Muscat Capital Area [International Conference Presentation]. Fourth International Symposium on Architectural Theory, Lebanese American University, Beirut.
von Richthofen, A. (2011). Sustainability as Strategy for Urban Development [International Conference Presentation]. OITE Urban Oman Conference, Muscat.
von Richthofen, A. (2011). Top-Down Urbanism in the Gulf Region – Focus on Oman [International Conference Presentation]. ArchTheo 2011 - DaKam – eastern mediterranean academic research Center, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul.
von Richthofen, A. (2010). Educating Urban Designers in the Context of Oman [Invited Lecture]. Institut für Städtebau und Landesplanung, RWTH aachen.
von Richthofen, A. (2010). Rule-Based Design Approaches in Architecture [Invited Lecture].
von Richthofen, A., & Negron Oberon, L. (2010). Scripting, Fabrication and Iterative Production [Workshop]. DMY Design Festival, Berlin.
von Richthofen, A. (2009). Schwarzpläne – Politics and Space of 20th century urban transformation read from figure ground plans in Berlin [Invited Lecture]. German Language Center, The Ohio State University.
von Richthofen, A. (2008). Metabolism – Lost and Rediscovered in Translation [Invited Lecture]. Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University.
von Richthofen, A. (2008). Metabo–Urbanism, Cities Without Planning [Invited Lecture]. Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University.
von Richthofen, A. (2008). Models - Concepts and techniques in architectural design [Invited Lecture]. Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University.
von Richthofen, A. (2007). Editor of / Architecture as: Membranes, Landscapes, Codes, Proto-Computations [Invited Lecture]. Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University.
von Richthofen, A. (2007). Shape vs Form – or the recast of Gestalt and Content in Post-critical theory.

Reports

von Richthofen, A. (2019). With/Out Water: Architecture within a water-food nexus in Khulna, Bangladesh [Report]. National University of Singapore. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000343461
Angélil, M., von Richthofen, A., & Kim, F. (2019). ETH-Singapore Month 2019 Documentation: The Future of Urban Society – STP3 Workshop: Science – Technology – (Prototyping, Policy, Practice). ETH. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000349264
Angélil, M., von Richthofen, A., & Kim, F. (2019). ETH-Singapore Month 2019: The Future of Urban Society – STP3 Workshop: Science – Technology – (Prototyping, Policy, Practice). ETH. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000344761
von Richthofen, A., & Tomarchio, L. (2018). Knowledge Map: Smart-Cultural City Singapore [Report]. Singapore ETH Centre & Goethe Institut Singapore. 10.3929/ethz-b-000280034
von Richthofen, A., & Cairns, S. (2018). Transformative Research on Future Cities – Sharjah Learning Event. 10.3929/ethz-b-000294296
von Richthofen, A. (2018). With/Out Water: Rethink the nexus of architecture and water [Report]. National University of Singapore. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000280046
Cairns, S., von Richthofen, A., & Stokols, A. (2018). Disruptive Technologies for Development [Report]. Singapore ETH Centre & The World Bank Singapore Hub. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000271473
Hebel, D. E., & von Richthofen, A. (2015). Invention Disclosure: Alternative Sand Materials.
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (2014). Towards Sustainable Urbanization Patterns in Oman (Final Report CBS-ORG-09-001). The Research Council Oman.
von Richthofen, A., & Scholz, W. (2013). Oman National Spatial Strategy (ONSS) with focus on urbanisation. Supreme Committee of Planning.
von Richthofen, A., Gronning, O., Baumeister, J., Gaube, H., Aziz, H., & Bontenbal, M. (2010). Consultant to Norplan Oman for the Mutrah Re-Development and Master-Planning.

Websites and Blogs

Hebel, D., & von Richthofen, Aurel. (2014, October 16). Sand (Teil 2): nachhaltige Alternativen. ETH Zukunftsblog. https://www.ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2014/10/sand-teil-2-nachhaltige-alternativen.html
Hebel, D., & von Richthofen, Aurel. (2014, October 14). Sand (Teil 1): eine endliche Ressource. ETH Zukunftsblog. https://www.ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2014/10/sand-teil-1-eine-endliche-ressource.html
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (2012). UrbanOman.org. http://urbanoman.org/
von Richthofen, A. (2012). aurelVR.com. http://aurelvr.com

Awards and Grants

von Richthofen, A., Herthogs, P., Kraft, M., Cairns, S., & Lim, M. Q. (2020). Funding: Master-Planning Knowledge Graph (No. NRF2019-THE001-0004; Intra-CREATE Thematic Grant - 2019 Call 01 “Cities”). National Research Foundation.
von Richthofen, A., & Cairns, S. (2018). Funding: Advanced Studies in Urban Design Course (Urban Redevelopment Authority).
von Richthofen, A., & Tomarchio, L. (2018). Funding: Smart - Cultural Cities (Goethe Institut).
von Richthofen, A., & Cairns, S. (2017). Funding: Advanced Studies in Urban Design Course (Urban Redevelopment Authority).
Hebel, D., & von Richthofen, A. (2016). Funding: Visualisation of Urban Mining Sources in the Building Stock of Singapore (NRF 370071002).
von Richthofen, A., Cairns, S., & Leyk, D. (2016). Funding: Advanced Studies in Urban Design Course (Urban Redevelopment Authority).
Hebel, D., & von Richthofen, A. (2015). Funding: Alternative Construction Materials and Methods to Replace Sand and Cement (NRF 370071002).
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (2011). Co-Investigator on research project “Towards Sustainable Patterns of Urbanization in Oman” (CBS-ORG-09-001). The Research Council.
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (2011). Funding: Towards Sustainable Patterns of Urbanization in Oman (CBS-ORG-09-001). The Research Council.
von Richthofen, A. (2007). Deans Award. Princeton University.
von Richthofen, A. (2005). Research Scholarship IKEA Foundation Switzerland. IKEA Foundation.
von Richthofen, A. (2005). Tution Scholarship. Princeton University.
von Richthofen, A. (2004). Travel-Research Scholarship Erich Degen Foundation - Department of Architecture. ETH Zurich.

Conference and Exhibition Organisation

von Richthofen, A., & Hoe, S. F. (2020, July 17). EUNIC Conference on Smart Cultural Cities. Goethe institut Singapore and FCL, Singapore ETH Centre.
von Richthofen, A., & Hakomori, Y. (2019, November 1). Symposium Organization: Study Abroad - Asia Term Review. University of Southern California and FCL, Singapore ETH Centre.
von Richthofen, A. (2019, September 25). Engagement Platforms – Fostering teaching-research links in Zurich and Singapore. Future Cities: Actions, Zürich. http://conference.fcl.ethz.ch/?page_id=1195
von Richthofen, A. (2019, July 10). Seminar Trip Organization: Urban Redevelopment Authority Singapore meets Rotterdam, Paris and Zurich.
Angélil, M., von Richthofen, A., & Kim, F. (2019). ETH-Singapore Month 2019: The Future of Urban Society – STP3 Workshop: Science – Technology – (Prototyping, Policy, Practice).
Angélil, M., von Richthofen, A., & Kim, F. (2019). ETH-Singapore Month 2020: The Future of Circular Economies – STP4 Workshop: Science – Technology – (Prototyping, Policy, Practice, ).
von Richthofen, A., Hakomori, Y., Coaloa, V., & Predock, H. (2018, November 15). Symposium Organization: Study Abroad - Asia Term Review. University of Southern California and FCL, Singapore ETH Centre.
von Richthofen, A., & Cairns, S. (2018, October 15). Symposium Organization: Transformative Research on Future Cities – Sharjah Learning Event.
von Richthofen, A., Stokols, A., & Cairns, S. (2018, June 25). Symposium Organization: Disruptive Technologies for Development. The World Bank, Singapore ETH Centre. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000271473
von Richthofen, A., Hakomori, Y., Coaloa, V., & Predock, H. (2017, November 15). Symposium Organization: Study Abroad - Asia Term Review. University of Southern California and FCL, Singapore ETH Centre.
von Richthofen, A., Lee, G., & Youm, S. H. (2017, July 12). Symposium Organization: Energy Efficient Buildings & Responsive / Smart Cities. Yonsei University and FCL, Singapore ETH Centre.
von Richthofen, A. (2017, May 25). Seminar Trip Organization: Urban Redevelopment Authority Singapore meets Shanghai.
von Richthofen, A. (2017, January 6). Seminar Trip Organization: Urban Redevelopment Authority Singapore meets Barcelona.
von Richthofen, A., Deffner, V., & Babar, Z. (2016, August 16). Conference Organization: Arab Gulf Cities in Transition: Space, Politics and Society. http://grm.grc.net/index.php?pgid=Njk=&wid=MTE2&yr=2016
von Richthofen, A., & Hebel, D. E. (2016, April 7). Organization: E4D Summerschool 2016: Sand: an (in)finite Resource? http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-010858650
von Richthofen, A., & Papadopoulou, M. (2016, January 4). Conference Organization: Young Researcher Symposium.
Hebel, D. E., von Richthofen, A., & Rufer, H.-C. (2016). Organisation: E4D Winterschool 2016: Sand: an (in)finite Resource? Engineering for Development ETH Zürich. https://www.ethz.ch/en/the-eth-zurich/global/funding-opportunities/research-for-development/sawiris-scholarships/e4d-winter-schools/Sand_an_infinite_Resource_2016.html
Hebel, D., & von Richthofen, A. (2015). Exhibition Curated: Future Cities - Research in Action. Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore. https://www.ura.gov.sg/uol/media-room/news/2015/jan/pr15-05.aspx
Nebel, S., & von Richthofen, A. (2014). Conference Organization: Challenges of Urbanization in Arab Gulf Countries. GUtech, Oman. http://urbanoman.org/downloads/CUAGC_2014_Program.pdf
von Richthofen, A., Eaton, A., & Nebel, S. (2014). Exhibition Curated: Urban Oman Exhibition. GUtech, Oman.
von Richthofen, A. (2013). Focal point for ETH Studio Basel in Oman. ETH Studio Basel. http://www.studio-basel.com/publications/books/muscat-and-oman-engineered-land.html
von Richthofen, A., Bontenbal, M., & Nebel, S. (2013). Conference Organization: Urban Oman – International Symposium on Urbanization in Oman. GUtech, Oman. http://urbanoman.org/downloads/Urban%20Oman%20conference.pdf
von Richthofen, A. (2008). Conference Organization: Option Explicit – Scripted environments and Digital Fabrication. OSU.
von Richthofen, A. (2008). Exhibition Curated: Option Explicit – Scripted environments and Digital Fabrication. OSU.

Exhibited Designs

von Richthofen, A., & Wootton, T. (2018). Research Tool Taxonomy [320 x 180 x 5 cm; Photograph collage of 85 research tools used at FCL at scale 1:4.]. Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore ETH Center.
von Richthofen, A., & Hebel, D. (2016). Closing the Circle: Urban Metabolism through recycled building materials, alternative cementation processes to innovative building typologies for Singapore. [100 x 110 x 80 cm; Mixed media: Table with laboratory equipment, recycled building materials, liquids, plexiglass, seringes and monitor with documentary movie]. Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore ETH Center.
von Richthofen, A., & Hebel, D. (2016). Sand Lab [200 x 180 x60 cm; Mixed media: laboratory equipment, recycled building materials, liquids, plexiglass, seringes]. La Biennale di Venezia - 15th International Architecture Exhibition. http://www.labiennale.org/en/architecture/exhibition/
von Richthofen, A., & Hebel, D. (2015). Sand Laser Sinter Material [20 x 30 x30 cm; Laser sintered sand models, plexiglass, sand]. ETH FocusTerra: BodenSchätzeWerte. http://www.focusterra.ethz.ch/sonderausstellungen/aktuell.html
von Richthofen, A. (2010). FU Berlin Campus [30 x 30 cm; Architectural Model]. realstadt – Wünsche als Wirklichkeit. Exhibition organised by Federal ministry of transport, Building and urban Development (BmvBS), represented by the Federal institute for research on Building, urban affairs and Spatial Development (BBSr). http://realstadt-ausstellung.de/page.php?id=1
von Richthofen, A. (2006). Modam – Milan Fashion Institute [30 x 30 cm; Architectural Model].
von Richthofen, A. (2005). Urban Village Shenzhen Project: Interstitial Crevices [60 x 60 cm; Architectural Model]. http://en.szhkbiennale.org/
von Richthofen, A., Kocher, L., & Schöndorf, M. (2003). Out of sight, Splügen: Experimental Landscape Design [300 x 180 x 160 cm; Architectural Installation].

Media Coverage

Stokols, A. (n.d.). The tools of the trade (No. 2). Retrieved May 15, 2019, from https://soundcloud.com/user-203727087/episode-2-tools-of-the-trade
ETH Singapore Month. (2019). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_12zf-4lSt8
Most Downloaded Article - Research Collection Statistics April 2019. (2019). ETH Research Collection. https://documentation.library.ethz.ch/display/RC/Research+Collection+Statistics+April+2019
Kirk, M. (2018, January 10). Can Oman Build a Better Planned City? The Atlantic - Citylab. https://www.citylab.com/design/2018/01/the-surprisingly-rational-persian-gulf-planned-city/550106/
von Richthofen, A. (2016, May 30). The story of cities: the tales we missed. The Guardian - Cities. http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/may/27/the-story-of-cities-the-tales-we-missed?CMP=share_btn_tw
Kirk, M. (2016, May 1). Experimenting with Public Transportation in Muscat. The Atlantic - Citylab. http://www.citylab.com
Matheis, K. (2015, April 9). Smart nach Plan: Forschung am Future Cities Lab in Singapur. WirtschaftsWoche Global, 44–49. https://kaufhaus.handelsblatt.com/aktionen/wiwo-global-sonderheft-singapur-download-p8628.html?ticket=ST-10107721-to7T36JswVaslCI1nFsW-s02lcgiacc02.vhb.de
Kriegsheim, F. (2014). Modeling the Sustainable City for Oman. In Scitech TV. https://vimeo.com/85088277
Gutech to hold symposium on urbanization in Oman. (2013). Times of Oman. http://www.citylab.com/cityfixer/2016/05/experimenting-with-public-transportation-in-muscat/481938/
Kriegsheim, F. (2013). Sustainable Neighborhood in Oman. In Scitech TV. https://vimeo.com/55787927
Report on Gutech EcoHaus Competition. (2012). Y - Magazine.
The Intuitive Home – Aurel von Richthofen has designed a house is sustainable and changes with the needs of its residents. (2011, September 28). The Week Oman.
Urbanisation meet stresses on energy conservation. (2011, September 21). Muscat Daily.