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Water cube – Beijing

/// Water cube – Beijing In July 2003, PTW architects and engineering firm Ove Arup won the contract to design and build the Olympic National Swimming Centre in Beijing. In partnership with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and the

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Water cube – Beijing

/// Water cube – Beijing In July 2003, PTW architects and engineering firm Ove Arup won the contract to design and build the Olympic National Swimming Centre in Beijing. In partnership with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and the

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Parametric Node (N-AM 10)

/// Parametric Node (N-AM 10) The latest version of N-AM series finally revealed. M.eng. Alamir Mohsen is working on the development of a parametric node under supervision of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack. After a lot of attempts, they revealed the

N-AM10-018

Parametric Node (N-AM 10)

/// Parametric Node (N-AM 10) The latest version of N-AM series finally revealed. M.eng. Alamir Mohsen is working on the development of a parametric node under supervision of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack. After a lot of attempts, they revealed the

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Imagine Detail 12

/// Imagine Detail 12 – Chairs 02 Ulrich Knaack gives a small explanation concerning chairs’ structure – part 02.

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Imagine Detail 12

/// Imagine Detail 12 – Chairs 02 Ulrich Knaack gives a small explanation concerning chairs’ structure – part 02.

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Lloyd’s building – London

/// Lloyd’s building – London Richard Rogers was hired to design the new building for the original Lloyd’s insurance building in London in 1978. Completed in 1986, it would be the second expansion in the company’s history according to the overcrowded

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Lloyd’s building – London

/// Lloyd’s building – London Richard Rogers was hired to design the new building for the original Lloyd’s insurance building in London in 1978. Completed in 1986, it would be the second expansion in the company’s history according to the overcrowded

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Imagine Detail 11 – part02

/// Imagine Detail 11 – part 02 Ulrich Knaack gives a small explanation concerning the refurbishment process of the Architecture department building in TU delft university.

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Imagine Detail 11 – part02

/// Imagine Detail 11 – part 02 Ulrich Knaack gives a small explanation concerning the refurbishment process of the Architecture department building in TU delft university.

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Stadttor Dusseldorf

/// Stadttor Düsseldorf Stadttor Dusseldorf is the result of a competition between nine renowned architectural teams. The winner was Overdiek, Petzinka & Partners. The building consists of 16 floors. The building was opened in January of 1998. The facade is characterized

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Stadttor Dusseldorf

/// Stadttor Düsseldorf Stadttor Dusseldorf is the result of a competition between nine renowned architectural teams. The winner was Overdiek, Petzinka & Partners. The building consists of 16 floors. The building was opened in January of 1998. The facade is characterized

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Imagine Detail 11 – part 01

/// Imagine Detail 11 – part 01 Ulrich Knaack gives a small explanation concerning the refurbishment process of the Architecture department building in TU delft university.

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Imagine Detail 11 – part 01

/// Imagine Detail 11 – part 01 Ulrich Knaack gives a small explanation concerning the refurbishment process of the Architecture department building in TU delft university.

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Düsseldorf – ARAG Tower

/// Düsseldorf – ARAG Tower: The ARAG Tower dominated the skyline in Düsseldorf as the tallest office building since the 1990s. Designed by Lord Norman Foster and the Düsseldorf architects Rhode, Kellermann + Wawrowsky. The tower is one of the early

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Düsseldorf – ARAG Tower

/// Düsseldorf – ARAG Tower: The ARAG Tower dominated the skyline in Düsseldorf as the tallest office building since the 1990s. Designed by Lord Norman Foster and the Düsseldorf architects Rhode, Kellermann + Wawrowsky. The tower is one of the early

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Facade world YouTube channel | imagine detail 10

/// Facade world YouTube channel | imagine detail 10 Facadeworld team is announcing the official launch for Facadeworld YouTube channel with one of our imagine details videos series. This time Ulrich Knaack gives a small explanation concerning chairs’ structure. You can

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Facade world YouTube channel | imagine detail 10

/// Facade world YouTube channel | imagine detail 10 Facadeworld team is announcing the official launch for Facadeworld YouTube channel with one of our imagine details videos series. This time Ulrich Knaack gives a small explanation concerning chairs’ structure. You can

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efnMOBILE @ Luzern

/// efnMOBILE | Luzern All about interaction of environment and user – this was the focus of the fall-workshop of the efnMOBILE, held at Hochschule Luzern. Again the students of the European façade network universities in Luzern, Delft, Detmold, San

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efnMOBILE @ Luzern

/// efnMOBILE | Luzern All about interaction of environment and user – this was the focus of the fall-workshop of the efnMOBILE, held at Hochschule Luzern. Again the students of the European façade network universities in Luzern, Delft, Detmold, San

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Hazy Facade

/// Hazy Facade New facade concept done by group of students through their course of study in Bucky Lab. Students: Kas de Valk, Jordy Wilders Supervisor: Dr. Ing. Marcel Bilow Course: Bucky Lab MSc 1

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Hazy Facade

/// Hazy Facade New facade concept done by group of students through their course of study in Bucky Lab. Students: Kas de Valk, Jordy Wilders Supervisor: Dr. Ing. Marcel Bilow Course: Bucky Lab MSc 1

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Pixel Facade

  /// Pixel Facade New facade concept done by group of students through their course of study in Bucky Lab. Students: Ralf Geutjes, Guus Gooskens and Rolf Huijgen Supervisor: Dr.-Ing. Marcel Bilow Course: Bucky Lab msc 1

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Pixel Facade

  /// Pixel Facade New facade concept done by group of students through their course of study in Bucky Lab. Students: Ralf Geutjes, Guus Gooskens and Rolf Huijgen Supervisor: Dr.-Ing. Marcel Bilow Course: Bucky Lab msc 1

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The Foaming Facade

/// The Foaming Facade  New facade concept done by group of students through their course of study in Bucky Lab. Students: Jeroen van Veen, Nick van der Knaap Supervisor: Dr.-Ing. Marcel Bilow Course: Bucky Lab msc 1

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The Foaming Facade

/// The Foaming Facade  New facade concept done by group of students through their course of study in Bucky Lab. Students: Jeroen van Veen, Nick van der Knaap Supervisor: Dr.-Ing. Marcel Bilow Course: Bucky Lab msc 1

Askexpert-01

What is the actual size of the market for glass facades?

/// What is the actual size of the market for glass facades? One question asked by Ms.A Im interested to know what is the actual size of the market for glass facades: in sqm. Existing buildings and planned as average

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What is the actual size of the market for glass facades?

/// What is the actual size of the market for glass facades? One question asked by Ms.A Im interested to know what is the actual size of the market for glass facades: in sqm. Existing buildings and planned as average

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Inaugural lecture at TU Darmstadt

4th. of Nov. 2014: Inaugural lecture given by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack at TU Darmstadt, Institute of Materials and Mechanics in Civil Engineering. Prof. Knaack is newly appointed professor and head of the section for façade structures. After welcome from

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Inaugural lecture at TU Darmstadt

4th. of Nov. 2014: Inaugural lecture given by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack at TU Darmstadt, Institute of Materials and Mechanics in Civil Engineering. Prof. Knaack is newly appointed professor and head of the section for façade structures. After welcome from

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COOLFACADE

/// COOLFACADE Architectural integration of solar driven cooling strategies into the curtain-wall. RESEARCH INFORMATION PhD researcher: Alejandro Prieto Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Thomas Auer Period: Feb 2014 – Feb 2018 Chair: Design of Construction  

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COOLFACADE

/// COOLFACADE Architectural integration of solar driven cooling strategies into the curtain-wall. RESEARCH INFORMATION PhD researcher: Alejandro Prieto Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Thomas Auer Period: Feb 2014 – Feb 2018 Chair: Design of Construction  

Facades

Principles of Construction-Façades| New version

/// Principles of Construction-Facades | New version The new edition version of the educational book Facades of the Birkhäuser series is issued in 10.2014. Next to a general review the chapters “projects” and “future” are done new – to keep updated

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Principles of Construction-Façades| New version

/// Principles of Construction-Facades | New version The new edition version of the educational book Facades of the Birkhäuser series is issued in 10.2014. Next to a general review the chapters “projects” and “future” are done new – to keep updated

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Project 4 Habitats rewarded with red dot

/// Project 4 Habitats rewarded with red dot The project 4 Habitats, a collaboration SUH Architects / Seoul and the imagine group (climate, structure, materials) was honored by the red dot award with a grand prix in der category spatial communication.

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Project 4 Habitats rewarded with red dot

/// Project 4 Habitats rewarded with red dot The project 4 Habitats, a collaboration SUH Architects / Seoul and the imagine group (climate, structure, materials) was honored by the red dot award with a grand prix in der category spatial communication.

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Facade Research Group meeting in Delft

/// Facade Research Group meeting in Delft The facade research group is coming together twice per year – to discuss and develop research in the field of facade applications and technology. The last session was held at 30.+31. of October in

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Facade Research Group meeting in Delft

/// Facade Research Group meeting in Delft The facade research group is coming together twice per year – to discuss and develop research in the field of facade applications and technology. The last session was held at 30.+31. of October in

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efnMOBIL @ RWTH Aachen

/// efnMOBIL @ RWTH Aachen As one of the workshops of 2014 the efnMOBIL was hosted by the chairs CAAD / Peter Russell, which developed in cooperation with the Jan Borchers / Media Computing Group (both RWTH Aachen) the concept of

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efnMOBIL @ RWTH Aachen

/// efnMOBIL @ RWTH Aachen As one of the workshops of 2014 the efnMOBIL was hosted by the chairs CAAD / Peter Russell, which developed in cooperation with the Jan Borchers / Media Computing Group (both RWTH Aachen) the concept of

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efnMOBIL @ Glasstec

/// efnMOBIL @ Glasstec the efnMOBIL, an mobil workshop program, travelling in 2013 and 2014 in Europe between Dutch, German and English universities, was hosted by the Glasstec 2014 in Düsseldorf. The exhibition was exposing projects form several workshops, showing design

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efnMOBIL @ Glasstec

/// efnMOBIL @ Glasstec the efnMOBIL, an mobil workshop program, travelling in 2013 and 2014 in Europe between Dutch, German and English universities, was hosted by the Glasstec 2014 in Düsseldorf. The exhibition was exposing projects form several workshops, showing design

Glass-5.0

Glass 5.0

/// Glass 5.0 As one event at Glasstec the Architektenkammer NW and TU Delft are organize in collaboration with the Messe Düsseldorf an annual conference, focusing the design potentials and newest developments in the area of glass construction. By naming the

Glass-5.0

Glass 5.0

/// Glass 5.0 As one event at Glasstec the Architektenkammer NW and TU Delft are organize in collaboration with the Messe Düsseldorf an annual conference, focusing the design potentials and newest developments in the area of glass construction. By naming the

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Prefab Load Bearing Façades

/// Prefab Load Bearing Façades Exporatory research of industrial load bearing façades in steel and aluminium. PROJECT INFORMATION Project leader: Ulrich Knaack Executed by: Ulrich Knaack, Koen Mulder Period: 2014 Budget: 10.000 Euro Funded by: VMRG, Alueco

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Prefab Load Bearing Façades

/// Prefab Load Bearing Façades Exporatory research of industrial load bearing façades in steel and aluminium. PROJECT INFORMATION Project leader: Ulrich Knaack Executed by: Ulrich Knaack, Koen Mulder Period: 2014 Budget: 10.000 Euro Funded by: VMRG, Alueco

Ask-the-expert-01

How does a knot of a stick system work? What are the general challenges and how are they solved?

/// How does a knot of a stick system work? What are the general challenges and how are they solved? One maybe strange question – but I always wanted to get this explained: How does a knot of a stick system

Ask-the-expert-01

How does a knot of a stick system work? What are the general challenges and how are they solved?

/// How does a knot of a stick system work? What are the general challenges and how are they solved? One maybe strange question – but I always wanted to get this explained: How does a knot of a stick system

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Façade2014 – Conference on Building Envelopes – Adaptive Building Envelopes

/// Façade2014 – Conference on Building Envelopes – Adaptive Building Envelopes For the third time, the international conference “Fassade 2014” will take place in Switzerland this year, organised by the Competence Center Facade and Metal Engineering of the Lucerne School of Engineering

Flyer-Fassade2014-Englisch-_-Web-01

Façade2014 – Conference on Building Envelopes – Adaptive Building Envelopes

/// Façade2014 – Conference on Building Envelopes – Adaptive Building Envelopes For the third time, the international conference “Fassade 2014” will take place in Switzerland this year, organised by the Competence Center Facade and Metal Engineering of the Lucerne School of Engineering