in production
"NEST - A Gray Castle", e-flux architecture, Positions

"The Kiln", Jeff Diamanti / Cymene Howe / Amelia Moore [eds.]: Elemental Solarities, Santa Barbara: punctum books

"The Palimpsest of Swiss Energy Landscapes", ISUP journal, inaugural issue: "More or less density"

"Energy – Architecture – Transition. Oswald Mathias Ungers, IBUS and the Search for Good Architecture," in: common room and Cornelia Escher [eds.]: Negotiating Ungers. The Aesthetics of Sustainability, Brussels: common books, 2020

"Wallace K. Harrison: New York Architect (press release)," in: Sylvia Lavin [ed.]: Architecture Itself and Other Postmodern Myths, Montreal: CCA & Leipzig: Spector Books, 2020, pp. 121-124

"The Green IBA. On a Politics of Renewal, Ecology, and Solidarity," in: Candide 11, 2019, pp. 9-50 (peer-reviewed)

"Architectural History and the Anthropocene," in: Sophie Hochhäusl / Torsten Lange [eds.]: Field Notes. Architecture and the Environment. Architectural Histories, 6(1): 20, 2018, pp. 1–13 (peer-reviewed)

"Institutionalizing Postmodernism: Reconceiving the Journal and the Exhibition at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in 1976," in: Véronique Patteeuw / Léa-Catherine Szacka [eds.]: Mediated Messages: Periodicals, Exhibitions, and the Shaping Postmodern Architecture, London: Bloomsbury, 2018, pp. 213-229

"Umdenken Umschwenken: Environmental Engagement and Swiss Architecture," in: Farhan Karim [ed.]: Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement, Routledge: New York and London, 2018, pp. 271-288

"Revisiting Görlitzer Park: Material Practices and the Postmodern Landscape," in: Jane Hutton [ed.]: Landscript 5: Material Culture, Berlin: Jovis, 2017, pp. 154-173 (with Cornelia Escher)

"Into the Archives of Energy Transition," in: Schloss-Ghost, 2016

"Eco Life Styles Stuttgart," in: Schloss-Post, January 19, 2016

"The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies," in: Canadian Centre for Architecture: The Other Architect, Leipzig: Spector Books, 2015, pp. 374-376.

"Wie bauen, wie weiter leben? Frei Ottos Vision vom ökologischen und gemeinsamen Bauen," in: Bauwelt, 20.2015, May 22, 2015, pp. 28/29 (Issue: "Frei nach Otto")

"Nachruf: Frei Otto. 1925 - 2015", in: werk, bauen + wohnen, May 2015, pp. 56/57

"From Remment to Rem. A Quite Literary Story of Someone Who Made It in New York", in:CLOG, June 2014

"'Is there such thing as evil objects?': A Review of Lucius Burckhardt Writings", in: Architectural Histories, April 11, 2014 online:

common room & Kim Förster: "A New Framework for an Architecture of Coexistence. Ivan Illich Re-Read", in: Project. A Journal for Architecture, Issue 3, Spring 2014, pp. 14-17

"The Mass Production of Art Work. In conversation with Daniel Young and Christian Giroux", in: Daniel Young and Christian Giroux, Berlin: Künstlerhaus Bethanien, 2013

"Das Paradox der Nachhaltigkeit als Modeerscheinung. Architektur und Natur in Zeiten des Biokapitalismus", in: Archithese 6, 2013, pp. 72-77

Kim Förster, with Cornelia Escher: "I am Dr. Tent. Frei Otto on Adaptability, Ecology, and Economy in Architecture", in: ARCH+ 211/212, June 2013, pp. 72-80

"ARCH+ features 19. Die Netzwerke des Peter Eisenman. Produktion von Wissen und Kultur am Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York (1967 bis 1985)", in: ARCH+ 210, April 2013

Kim Förster, with Maria Ibanez De Sendadiano, Lars Fischer and Todd Rouhe: "Building the Abrons Arts Center. Interview with Lo-Yi Chan", in: common room and Kim Förster [eds.]: Arts for Living, New York: common books, 2013, pp. 3-22

"Teaching Architecture, or, How to Create Spaces for Teenagers", in: common room and Kim Förster [eds.]: Arts for Living, New York: common books, 2013, pp. 63-108

"Das architektonische Projekt. Bildung und Kultur am Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (NY, 1967-1985)", in: Archithese 6, 2012, pp. 78-85

"The Housing Prototype of The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies. Negotiating Housing and the Social Responsibility of Architects Within Cultural Production", in: Candide 5, March 2012, pp. 57-92

"Skyline", in: Beatriz Colomina / Craig Buckley [eds.]: Clip, Stamp, Fold. The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X-197X, Barcelona: Actar, 2010, p. 156

"Massimo Vignelli: Oppositions, Skyline and the Institute", online: Places. Forum of Design for the Public Realm, Gallery, September 2010

"IAUS: The Thomas Bender Affair", online: CCA study's center, Scholar's Choice, July 2009

"East Village™", in: common room [ed.]: Goethe Circular, March 8, 2009, New York

"Von Absperrgitter bis Zeitmaschine" (editorial), in: Schwellenatlas, Arch+ 191/192, March 2009, p. 23

"Air Curtain", "Fahrsteig", "Ganzkörper-Scanner", "Puffer-Machine", "Sicherheitsschleuse" (glossary texts); "Barrikade", "Tapetentür" (photos), in: Schwellenatlas, Arch+ 191/192, March 2009, pp. 27/28, 45/46, 61/62, 87, 102; 34-37, 116/117

"Schwelle. Elizabeth Diller, Richard Scofidio und Charles Renfro im Gespräch mit Kim Förster und Anh-Linh Ngo", in: Schwellenatlas, ARCH+ 191/192, March 2009, pp. 96-101

"A Communist Cross-Manifesto", in: common room [eds.]: Communist Guide to New York City, New York: common books, 2008, pp. 33-42; 121-30

"Alternative Educational Programs in Architecture: The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies", in: Reto Geiser [ed.]: Explorations in Architecture: Teaching, Design, Research, Basel: Birkhäuser, 2008, pp. 26-27

"ABC No Rio: Architecture of Opposition", in: Günter H. Lenz / Dorothea Löbbermann / Karl-Heinz Magister [eds.]: CinematoGraphies: Fictional Strategies and Visual Discourses in 1990s New York City, Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 2006, pp. 97-120

Kim Förster, with Thomas Bürk-Matsunami, Jonas R. Bylund, Dirk Gebhardt and Mathias Naumann [eds.]: Sozialgeografien des Reichtums in Berlin. Ergebnisse eines Projektseminars, Arbeitsberichte des Geografisches Instituts, Humboldt University in Berlin, issue 110, 2005

An Architektur: "Palastparken", in: Philipp Misselwitz / Philipp Oswalt [eds.]: Fun Palace Berlin 200X, Berlin: Martin Schmitz Verlag, 2005, pp. 180/181*

An Architektur: "R wie Raum", in: Mario Hohmann / Stefan Rettich [eds.]: von A bis Z. 26 Essays zu Grundbegriffen der Architektur, Köln: Walther König, 2004, pp. 110/111*

"Literarische Landschaften: Über die Repräsentation von (urbanen) Räumen in Paul Austers 'The New York Trilogy'", in: Günter H. Lenz / Utz Riese [eds.]: Postmodern New York City. Transfiguring Spaces / Raum-Transformationen, Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 2003, pp. 247-299 [This text is a short version of the Staatsexamen.]

Kim Förster, with Oliver Clemens, Jesko Fezer and Sabine Horlitz: "Extra-Territorial Spaces and Camps. Judicial and Political Spaces in the War on Terrorism", in: Anselm Franke et al. [eds.]: Territories, Köln: Walther König, 2003, pp. 22-28

* as co-editor of An Architektur