"The War Room" in Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb", 1964

The Future of the Control Room

The department Art & Science at the  University of Applied Arts Vienna hosts the research project "The Future of the Control Room". The aim of this research project is to question the current state of control rooms and thereby create new concepts for an overall design of how a future control room could look like. The Research includes the fields of history, film, architecture, human-computer interaction, software, GUI-development and the politics of interface design.
Artistic direction: Virgil Widrich
Scientific and artistic assistance: Karl Salzmann

Researchers and lecturers involved:
Martin Kaltenbrunner: Tangible user interfaces
Adrijan Karavdic: GUI Design, scientific assistant
Sebastian Kienzl: GUI Design, scientific assistant
Ulrich Kühn: Human computer interaction and actual tendencies
Martin Reinhart: The Control Room in Film and Architecture
Christian Schüler: weTouch
Matthias Tarasiewicz: Interface design as experimental system