Markus Schwai

Associate professor Department of Urban Design and Planning

+47 73595016 +47 95154362
Alfred Getz vei 3, Sentralbygg I * 541

Background and activities

Responsibilities:

Since 2010 he is responsible for the bachelor education in urban design and planning for students in architecture. Also planning and teaching Master courses and workshops for students of architecture are his tasks.

He leads a research and teaching cooperation with universities in the Western Balkans, financed by the Norwegian foreign Ministry. The title for this cooperation is ‘Rethinking architecture and energy efficiency in buildings and urban development'.

 

Fields of competence:

His expertise is in local planning and urban design, where Typological development and participation in planning and building processes are his peak competence.

 

Background:

Has a master degree in Architecture from Graz University of Technology in Austria and a PhD from Graz University of Technology and NTNU. He was employed at the department in 2007 as associate professor for urban planning and design, first teaching in the Master programme for physical planning and now teaching students of architecture in urban design and planning. He was head of department for Urban design and planning between 2013 and 2015.

 

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Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

  • Wellinger, Steffen; Schwai, Markus. (2012) Torvet - etikk , transparens og et stimulerende rom. Adresseavisen.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2011) Klagende arkitekter. Adresseavisen.

Report/dissertation

  • Schwai, Markus. (2010) Innspill til fremtidsløsning for kollektivtransporten i Trondheim. 2010.

Others

  • Schwai, Markus. (2015) “Energy efficiency in cities – important planning issues”. Sustainable Energy Efficient Buildings – SEEB, ESLG – NTNU Symposium and Workshop - Pristina, Kosovo . ESLG& NTNU; Pristina, Republic Kosovo. 2015-10-02 - 2015-10-02.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2015) HERD Energy - Rethinking architecture and energy efficiency in buildings and urban development. Faculty lecture . University of Sarajevo - Faculty of Architecture; Sarajevo. 2015-10-12 - 2015-10-12.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2015) NTNU uenig med egne fagfolk om tunnel under Elgeseter gate. www.universitetsavisa.no [Internett]. 2015-10-12.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2015) Rethinking architecture and energy efficiency in Cities. Reactivate Sarajevo Forum . ETH Zurich, Urban-Think Tank Chair of Arch. and Urban Design; Sarajevo Dom Skenderija. 2015-05-28 - 2015-05-31.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2015) "Rethinking architecture and energy efficiency in cities". Sustainable Energy Efficient Buildings – SEEB, ESLG – NTNU Symposium and Workshop - Pristina, Kosovo . ESLG & NTNU; Pristina, Republic Kosovo. 2015-10-01 - 2015-10-01.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2015) SMART CITIES VS SMART CITICENS A critical observation of contemporary development in urban design and planning. Faculty lecture . International Burch University; Ilidža. 2015-10-15 - 2015-10-15.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2015) Urban Lab Trondheim. Smart Sustainable Cities ; 2015-02-23 - 2015-02-23.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2015) Urban Zero Emission Workshop. Urban Zero Emission Workshop [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] . NTNU & Sarajevo University; Trondheim. 2015-10-05 - 2015-10-09.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2014) Det er veldig norsk med kjedelige inngangspartier. http://www.dinepenger.no [Internett]. 2014-02-26.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2014) Fortsetter kampen på Elgeseter. adressa.no [Avis]. 2014-10-28.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2014) Tøyen-leilighet steg 1,1 million på to år. e24.no [Internett]. 2014-11-20.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2014) byfortetning i Trondheim - arkitektur 5. utstilling i Bytorget [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] . NTNU/ Trondheim kommune; Bytorget, Erling Skakkes gt. 2014-02-17 - 2014-02-28.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2013) LADE /HAAKON VII 2050. utstilling i Bytorget, Trondheim [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] ; 2013-01-14 - 2013-01-25.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2013) Trondheims byutfordringer. -Paneldebatt . Kosmorama - Atelier Ilsvika; Atelier Ilsvika/Fotofagskolen/Bolt Prosjektrom. 2013-03-18 - 2013-03-18.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2012) Medjugorje - 30 years after. International workshop [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] ; Medjugorje. 2012-10-20 - 2012-10-29.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2012) Nyhavna 2050. Framtidens bruk og utforming av Nyhavna området [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] . Institutt for byforming og planlegging, Trondheim kommune; Bytorget. 2012-02-02 - 2012-02-20.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2012) Trondheim og NTNU - et bylaboratorium? Panelldebatt med korte innledninger. Forskningsdagen AB ; 2012-11-08 - 2012-11-08.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2012) Vil bygge høyt på Brattøra. adressa.no [Avis]. 2012-03-02.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2011) Framtidens Lilleby. Framtidens Lilleby [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] . Trondheim kommune, Byplankontoret; Institutt for byforming og planlegging; Bytorget. 2011-01-31 - 2011-02-25.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2011) Store planer for Lilleby. Under dusken : studentavisa i Trondheim (ISSN 0807-0768) [Avis]. 2011-03-01.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2011) Trondheim Waterfront development. Waterfront cities - Trondheim and Ancona ; Trondheim. 2011-09-19 - 2011-09-22.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2011) Vil gjøre smelteverk til konsertsal. NRK Trøndelag [Internett]. 2011-02-13.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2010) Felles visjon for byutvikling i bykjernen. Byutviklingskonferansen 2010 ; Trondheim. 2010-10-25 - 2010-10-25.
  • Schwai, Markus. (2010) Nå skal Trondheim få ny visjon. Midtpunkt [Avis]. 2010-10-01.