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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

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Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process

/// Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process. See link here. PhD researcher: Linda Hildebrand Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Dr. Ir Andy van den Dobbelsteen Period: Sept 2009 – July 2014

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Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process

/// Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process. See link here. PhD researcher: Linda Hildebrand Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Dr. Ir Andy van den Dobbelsteen Period: Sept 2009 – July 2014

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Concretable

/// Concretable See the link here. Concretable is a new blog directed by Sascha Hickert MA. The main goal is looking for new potentials for using concrete in a complete new way through innovative ideas and techniques.

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Concretable

/// Concretable See the link here. Concretable is a new blog directed by Sascha Hickert MA. The main goal is looking for new potentials for using concrete in a complete new way through innovative ideas and techniques.

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Pre-ta-loger – the Delft team

/// Pre-ta-loger – the Delft team See the link here. Prêt-à-Loger proudly presents a solution for 1.4 million energy consuming Dutch row houses from around 1960. By putting a Skin over the house, it becomes energy neutral and more space is

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Pre-ta-loger – the Delft team

/// Pre-ta-loger – the Delft team See the link here. Prêt-à-Loger proudly presents a solution for 1.4 million energy consuming Dutch row houses from around 1960. By putting a Skin over the house, it becomes energy neutral and more space is

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Glass Music Hall – Beurs van Berlage

/// Glass Music Hall – Beurs van Berlage This glass music box within the historical Beurs van Berlage is a design by Pieter Zaanen and Mick Eekhout. It is one of the early “only glass structures” realized with pre stressed bracing

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Glass Music Hall – Beurs van Berlage

/// Glass Music Hall – Beurs van Berlage This glass music box within the historical Beurs van Berlage is a design by Pieter Zaanen and Mick Eekhout. It is one of the early “only glass structures” realized with pre stressed bracing

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Incremental sheet metal forming

/// Incremental sheet metal forming New technology to digital controlled transform sheet metal into a free form shaped surface.

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Incremental sheet metal forming

/// Incremental sheet metal forming New technology to digital controlled transform sheet metal into a free form shaped surface.

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International Architecture Congress

/// International Architecture Congress See the link here. For the 5th time already: speakers from renowned architects’ offices present their visions. Theme will be Glass 5.0 – Design, Function, Emotion. The event is organized in co-operation with the Architektenkammer NRW (Chamber

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International Architecture Congress

/// International Architecture Congress See the link here. For the 5th time already: speakers from renowned architects’ offices present their visions. Theme will be Glass 5.0 – Design, Function, Emotion. The event is organized in co-operation with the Architektenkammer NRW (Chamber

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The Future Envelope 8 – mind the gap

/// The Future Envelope 8 – mind the gap The roadshow of the European Façade Network (efn) is continuing its tour: the last event was held in Bath at 06. Of June: Future Envelope 8. Titled “mine the gap” lectures form

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The Future Envelope 8 – mind the gap

/// The Future Envelope 8 – mind the gap The roadshow of the European Façade Network (efn) is continuing its tour: the last event was held in Bath at 06. Of June: Future Envelope 8. Titled “mine the gap” lectures form

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efnMOBIL – „europe facade network mobile“

/// efnMOBIL – „europe facade network mobile“ See link here. As an upcoming event please check the following link! The efnMOBILE will be presenting it´s results of the workshops 2013/2014 at the glasstec trade fare in Dusseldorf / October 2014.

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efnMOBIL – „europe facade network mobile“

/// efnMOBIL – „europe facade network mobile“ See link here. As an upcoming event please check the following link! The efnMOBILE will be presenting it´s results of the workshops 2013/2014 at the glasstec trade fare in Dusseldorf / October 2014.

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PhD Defense Linda Hildebrand

/// PhD Defense Linda Hildebrand “Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process” Date: 01. Of July – 12.00 Location: Aula TU Delft

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PhD Defense Linda Hildebrand

/// PhD Defense Linda Hildebrand “Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process” Date: 01. Of July – 12.00 Location: Aula TU Delft

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efnMOBILE in Bath

/// efnMOBILE in Bath The european façade Network (efn) is granted by Alcoa Foundation and Architecture for Humanity to develop a mobile experimental workshop – to educate designers and engineers for the future challenges of façade technology. Touring in Europe, the

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efnMOBILE in Bath

/// efnMOBILE in Bath The european façade Network (efn) is granted by Alcoa Foundation and Architecture for Humanity to develop a mobile experimental workshop – to educate designers and engineers for the future challenges of façade technology. Touring in Europe, the

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FRG@TUM/CD

/// FRG@TUM/CD The façade research group (FRG) / TU Delft visited the Chair Climate Design at the Faculty of Architecture / TU Munich. Discussing possible collaborations with Thomas Auer, the new professor at the chair of Climate Design (Lehrstuhl für Bauklimatik

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FRG@TUM/CD

/// FRG@TUM/CD The façade research group (FRG) / TU Delft visited the Chair Climate Design at the Faculty of Architecture / TU Munich. Discussing possible collaborations with Thomas Auer, the new professor at the chair of Climate Design (Lehrstuhl für Bauklimatik

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SEASONAL ROOF

/// SEASONAL ROOF IMAGINED BY: NEND Workshop “Re-Imagine the House” DATE: 21-02-2012 KEYWORDS: roof, seasonal, adjustable Ideally, the building envelope should be adjustable to seasonal conditions. The seasonal roof can be adjusted depending on changes in temperature and radiation. During winter, when more

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SEASONAL ROOF

/// SEASONAL ROOF IMAGINED BY: NEND Workshop “Re-Imagine the House” DATE: 21-02-2012 KEYWORDS: roof, seasonal, adjustable Ideally, the building envelope should be adjustable to seasonal conditions. The seasonal roof can be adjusted depending on changes in temperature and radiation. During winter, when more

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PIERCED SOLAR CHIMNEY

/// PIERCED SOLAR CHIMNEY IMAGINED BY: NEND Workshop “Re-Imagine the House” DATE: 21-02-2012 KEYWORDS: ventilation, solar chimney Ventilation is one of the major issues of old houses. One method to enhance ventilation is to introduce a solar chimney into an existing house. The

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PIERCED SOLAR CHIMNEY

/// PIERCED SOLAR CHIMNEY IMAGINED BY: NEND Workshop “Re-Imagine the House” DATE: 21-02-2012 KEYWORDS: ventilation, solar chimney Ventilation is one of the major issues of old houses. One method to enhance ventilation is to introduce a solar chimney into an existing house. The