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The TACK Conference and TACK Exhibition took place between 19-21 June 2023 in Zürich

July 13, 2023

  After three intensive years of research and exchanges, the TACK project reached its last big milestone: the TACK Conference welcomed 150 people at ETH Zürich to discuss tacit knowledge in architecture and its various forms.

Infra-thin Magick: An Extended Reality (XR) Ceremony, by Paula Strunden

June 5, 2023

Paula Strunden guides into the space between physical and virtual reality in her Extended Reality (XR) installation *Infra-thin Magick* presented as part of the TACK Exhibition “Unausgesprochenes Wissen / Unspoken Knowledge / Le (savoir) non-dit”, from 19 to 21 June 2023 at ETH Zürich.

The TACK Publishing Platform is Live!

May 21, 2023

  On 11th May 2023, the TACK Publishing Platform went live! Please share the link in your networks! On 21 June 2023, during the Final Conference, Helen Thomas will explain the process that informed the creation of this platform.

Seminar “Southern Urbanism by Jhono Bennett

April 26, 2023

On March 30th, Jhono Bennett led a seminar for a group of Swiss and Southern architecture students. The seminar was hosted by ETH’s Unmasking Space team, a student led organization dedicated to engaging with critical questions within architecture and design.

Update on the Tack Publishing Platform before Launching: FAQs

March 24, 2023

The TACK Network has been developing the idea of a publishing platform since spring 2022. Since then, with the conceptual input of Helen Thomas and the technical support from web developers of Rectangle, Lizzie Malcom and Daniel Powers, the TACK Publishing Platform has slowly come to life and is currently growing offline before the launch in mid-April 2023.

Towards the end of ten TACK research journeys: 4 Questions x 10 Answers from our ESRs

February 20, 2023

After three intensive years, the TACK-project is slowly coming to an end this summer. We asked our 10 ESRs the following four questions. Here are their replies:   1.     WHERE ARE YOU IN TERMS OF YOUR RESEARCH?

Exhibition Announcement: “Unausgesprochenes Wissen/Unspoken Knowledge/ Le (savoir) non-dit”

January 21, 2023

From 19 to 21st June in parallel to the TACK Final Conference, the exhibition “Unausgesprochenes Wissen/Unspoken Knowledge/ Le (savoir) non-dit” will be hosted at ETH Zürich. Preparations for the exhibition started with the launch of the call in early October 2022, inviting submissions of objects that express or embody tacit knowledge in architecture, e.g.


December 9, 2022

by Martin Roesch After three years the TACK project is slowly drawing to a close. During these three years the team sought to understand tacit knowledge in architecture, trying to explicate the implicit.

EXHIBITION REPORT – Alison’s Room: An Extended Reality (XR) Archive

November 18, 2022

Exhibited at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, by Paula Strunden Based on the research conducted as part of my curatorial secondment at Het Nieuwe Instituut (HNI) in Rotterdam, I developed an extended reality installation, that will be exhibited from 2 November 2022 – 4 January 2023 in the main foyer of the HNI. The […]

WORKSHOP/EXHIBITION “Forêt DesCartes” by Filippo Cattapan

November 18, 2022

In October and November master students of the Hasselt University take part in the exhibition Forêt DesCartes inspired by the working method of architect Christian Kieckens. The workshop is curated by Filippo Cattapan.