Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology

  • Postal address

    Rendsburggade 14

    9000 Aalborg


Organization profile

The department for Architecture, Design, and Media Technology is a multi campus department with branches in Aalborg, Copenhagen and Esbjerg. In Aalborg the department has all of its four main subjects ArchitectureUrban Design,Industrial Design, and Media Technology represented whereas in Copenhagen and Esbjerg its concentrates on Media Technology with cross-over to Architecture and Learning. The department holds 140 researchers and PhD students and participate in a wide range of national and international projects. It provides teaching to over 1500 students at the three branches. The department is headed by Professor Hans Jørgen Andersen who has background within media technology.

The department is unique in the Danish context as it collects disciplines within architecture, design, media and technology under one roof providing the foundation for a powerful new field of research and development of competence within the field of technology and design with a human focus. 

The department's vision is to utilize and investigate the interplay between creativity and technology for development of new growth areas in research and education directed towards the user or participants. The developed new architecture, urban design, products, and media solutions with the user or participants in focus address future societal challenges regarding development of sustainable and attractive ways of living. The impact on the physical environment and user interaction will be subjects for investigation, paving the way for new technologies and solutions that take the user experience fully into account. The ambition is to deliver excellent human centred technology research.


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  • A Gaze-Driven Digital Interface for Musical Expression Based on Real-time Physical Modelling Synthesis

    Kandpal, D., Kantan, P. R. & Serafin, S., 2022, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 19th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC 2022).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingArticle in proceedingResearchpeer-review

  • Agency Deficits in a Human Genetic Model of Schizophrenia: Insights from 22q11DS Patients

    Salomon, R., Kannape, O. A., Debarba, H. G., Kaliuzhna, M., Schneider, M., Faivre, N., Eliez, S. & Blanke, O., 1 Mar 2022, In: Schizophrenia Bulletin. 48, 2, p. 495-504 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • A Global Building Occupant Behavior Database

    Dong, B., Liu, Y., Mu, W., Jiang, Z., Pandey, P., Hong, T., Olesen, B., Lawrence, T., O’Neil, Z., Andrews, C., Azar, E., Bandurski, K., Bardhan, R., Bavaresco, M., Berger, C., Burry, J., Carlucci, S., Chvatal, K., De Simone, M., Erba, S. & 37 others, Gao, N., Graham, L. T., Grassi, C., Jain, R., Kumar, S., Kjærgaard, M., Korsavi, S., Langevin, J., Li, Z., Lipczynska, A., Mahdavi, A., Malik, J., Marschall, M., Nagy, Z., Neves, L., O’Brien, W., Pan, S., Park, J. Y., Pigliautile, I., Piselli, C., Pisello, A. L., Rafsanjani, H. N., Rupp, R. F., Salim, F., Schiavon, S., Schwee, J., Sonta, A., Touchie, M., Wagner, A., Walsh, S., Wang, Z., Webber, D. M., Yan, D., Zangheri, P., Zhang, J., Zhou, X. & Zhou, X., 28 Jun 2022, In: Scientific Data. 9, 369

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access