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Arctic lunar resistance

For three months they lived in their lunar habitat, remote, offline, isolated, in order to test on their own bodies the connection between architecture and well-being, as it could be experienced in space.

Lunark Exterior

Their habitat, LUNARK, is inspired by the Japanese art of origami folding. The space, which can be expanded by 700% to seven square meters, solves the space problem in space. Densely packed, well thought out, the space is aesthetically thoughtful and even equipped with plants. It's minus 22 degrees outside.

Sebastian Aristotelis, the leading architect of LUNARK, is himself a guinea pig: a 24-hour rhythm lighting system (Circadian Light) simulates natural light in all its nuances in the habitat. Not only does this light prevent insomnia, it also allows a sense of time and activates biological functions. People need variety, even in space. The Circadian Light is a perfect simulator of light and impresses NASA and astronauts as they no longer need sleeping pills.

Dive deep in groundbreaking examples of revolutionary architecture of the Executive MBA Space Architecture. Learn fresh, new ideas on how to use tiny space efficiently and aesthetically. Both for Earth and in space.

Experts from space and architecture give you unique insights into the extraordinary worlds of extreme environments such as the Arctic, underwater or outer space.

Key Facts

Final Degree: Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in Management & Technology | Space Architecture

ECTS Crdeits: 92 ECTS

Duration: 3 Semesters + Master' Thesis

Structure: Part-time, blocked in modules

Language: English

Tution fee: EUR 29,790.00 (VAT-exempt). This tuition fee includes EUR 2,900.00 for the field trip to Houston/USA. Costs for travel, lodgings and meals are not included in the tuition fee. -10% Reduction for TU Wien Graduates 

Admission Requirements: First academic degree*; 3 years of work experience; personal interview
*) Persons holding an equivalent educational and professional qualification may also be admitted.

Locations: TU Wien, surrounding area of Vienna; Online, Study trip Houston, USA

Academic Director: Dr.Ing. Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger


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Innovations in Space Architecture: An Insightful Talk with Sebastian Aristotelis