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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

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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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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  

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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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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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

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Capricorn House – Düsseldorf

/// Capricorn House – Düsseldorf Capricorn house – Düsseldorf is an low-energy building and had been designed by Gatermann + Schossig. The building has a rhythmic façade of red and clear glass panels. The façade built from a developed i-modul façade units,

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Capricorn House – Düsseldorf

/// Capricorn House – Düsseldorf Capricorn house – Düsseldorf is an low-energy building and had been designed by Gatermann + Schossig. The building has a rhythmic façade of red and clear glass panels. The façade built from a developed i-modul façade units,

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Facade Technology at TU Darmstadt / Germany

  /// Facade Technology at TU Darmstadt / Germany In reflection of the technology developments a new chair façade technology is established at the TU Darmstadt / Faculty of Civil Engineering – to develop education and investigate technologies, materials and functions.

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Facade Technology at TU Darmstadt / Germany

  /// Facade Technology at TU Darmstadt / Germany In reflection of the technology developments a new chair façade technology is established at the TU Darmstadt / Faculty of Civil Engineering – to develop education and investigate technologies, materials and functions.

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Façade Refurbishment Toolbox

/// Façade Refurbishment Toolbox   Supporting the Design of Energy Efficiency Upgrades See the complete thesis here. RESEARCH INFORMATION PhD researcher: Thaleia Konstantinou Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. ir. Arjan van Timmeren Period: Sept 2009 –Sept 2014 Chair:

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Façade Refurbishment Toolbox

/// Façade Refurbishment Toolbox   Supporting the Design of Energy Efficiency Upgrades See the complete thesis here. RESEARCH INFORMATION PhD researcher: Thaleia Konstantinou Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. ir. Arjan van Timmeren Period: Sept 2009 –Sept 2014 Chair:

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SYMPOSIUM ABOUT MATERIALS AND INNOVATION

/// SYMPOSIUM ABOUT MATERIALS AND INNOVATION For our dutch speaking contacts we would like to anounce the 2nd edition of our Materials and Innovation Symposium that will held in Den Haag in October the 30th. Within 3 parallel sessions a wide

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SYMPOSIUM ABOUT MATERIALS AND INNOVATION

/// SYMPOSIUM ABOUT MATERIALS AND INNOVATION For our dutch speaking contacts we would like to anounce the 2nd edition of our Materials and Innovation Symposium that will held in Den Haag in October the 30th. Within 3 parallel sessions a wide

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Fassade2014 – Internationales Fassaden-Symposium

/// Fassade2014 – Internationales Fassaden-Symposium For the conference program, see the link here. Façade 2014, the international façade conference will take place for the third time in Switzerland under supervision of the façade and construction center of Hochschule Luzern and Hochschule

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Fassade2014 – Internationales Fassaden-Symposium

/// Fassade2014 – Internationales Fassaden-Symposium For the conference program, see the link here. Façade 2014, the international façade conference will take place for the third time in Switzerland under supervision of the façade and construction center of Hochschule Luzern and Hochschule

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Façade Refurbishment Toolbox

/// Façade Refurbishment Toolbox Supporting Design of Residential Energy upgrades. Summary: The starting point of the research is the need to refurbish existing residential building stock, in order to reduce its energy demand, which is a necessary step to reach the ambitious

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Façade Refurbishment Toolbox

/// Façade Refurbishment Toolbox Supporting Design of Residential Energy upgrades. Summary: The starting point of the research is the need to refurbish existing residential building stock, in order to reduce its energy demand, which is a necessary step to reach the ambitious

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Biomimetic utilization of thermoregulation for dynamic façades

/// Biomimetic utilization of thermoregulation for dynamic façades  Development of a biomimetic ontology to exploit the potential of thermal adaptability in nature for dynamic facade design. PhD researcher: Dipl.-Ing. Susanne Gosztonyi Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-Promoter: Prof. George Jeronimidis,

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Biomimetic utilization of thermoregulation for dynamic façades

/// Biomimetic utilization of thermoregulation for dynamic façades  Development of a biomimetic ontology to exploit the potential of thermal adaptability in nature for dynamic facade design. PhD researcher: Dipl.-Ing. Susanne Gosztonyi Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-Promoter: Prof. George Jeronimidis,

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Deutsche Post Headquarters – Bonn

/// Deutsche Post Headquarters – Bonn Deutsche Post DHL launched an architectural competition in late 1997 for the new headquarters in Bonn. A total of 387 architects had participated to create the new building. Finally the brief was given to

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Deutsche Post Headquarters – Bonn

/// Deutsche Post Headquarters – Bonn Deutsche Post DHL launched an architectural competition in late 1997 for the new headquarters in Bonn. A total of 387 architects had participated to create the new building. Finally the brief was given to

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ING Bank Headquarters

/// ING Bank Headquarters The ING Bank headquarters in Amsterdam consisted of 9-storey structure. Slimdek had been used to form the steel construction for the building. The lightweight façade was attached to the limit of the steelwork providing a controlled internal

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ING Bank Headquarters

/// ING Bank Headquarters The ING Bank headquarters in Amsterdam consisted of 9-storey structure. Slimdek had been used to form the steel construction for the building. The lightweight façade was attached to the limit of the steelwork providing a controlled internal