HFT Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences
Department Architecture and Design

Schellingstrasse 24
D-70174 Stuttgart


Tel: +49 (0)711 8926 2590
Fax: +49 (0)711 8926 2594  


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Stuttgart, Germany

HFT Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences

Competence center for earth building at Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences (HFT Stuttgart), Germany

The competence center for earth building at the Department of Architecture and Design at HFT Stuttgart has flourished under the directorship of Professor Andreas Löffler.


Having a practice-oriented learning concept is crucial and profitable for universities of applied sciences. Practical seminars have proven to be a great platform for learning and teaching. The earth building projects, workshops and seminars at HFT Stuttgart are available to undergraduate and graduate students. Prior knowledge or prerequisites are not required.

The teaching methods of our earth building projects are versatile:


Besides practical seminars, the earth building center focusses on interdisciplinary experiments and research into clay materials, in particular the outstanding structural and physical characteristics of this building material.

Essential qualities are for example:

Entrance Requirements

The following people may participate in courses offered at the Department Architecture and Design: