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Nikolas holds a BArch from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and a Master of Arts (Architectural History) from The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL., as well as a UCL Alumni Mentor in Hong Kong. Nikolas Ettel is Lecturer in the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong, where he currently coordinates the Faculty of Architecture Interdisciplinary Courses. He also teaches the Common Core Course 24 Frames: Communicating Ideas through Film, and serves as Communication-intensive Course Peer Reviewer at Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning HKU.

His latest Design Trust Seed Grant-awarded project "Alleys in Wonderland” will be exhibited at the Hong Kong Pavilion for the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale 2021.


Die Häute, in denen wir wohnen

The owners of Chicken Point Cabin, Jeff and Amy Larsen and their two young children, bought the waterfront property—located half an hour from their house in northern Idaho—in order to build a lakeside cabin. Their intent was to be able to use the house year-round, but especially...

Weniger fürs Auto planen 

Published in BlogADATO - Jan 2019

Mit dem Tramprojekt erhält der Verkehr im öffentliche Raum Priorität, sagt der grüne Nachhaltigkeits- und Infrastrukturminister François Bausch. Die Stadt könne dadurch wieder attraktiver und im Interesse der Menschen geplant werden. Eine kohärente Landesplanung…

Mars Ice House

Published in Blog

Water is the basis for life. Our solar system is proving to be increasingly saturated with water. More than five million cubic kilometers of water ice have been identified on Mars, enough to cover the planet to a depth of thirty five meters. The Mars Ice House project taps into this vast…


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