ThinkingSkins: Cyber-Physical Systems as Foundation for Intelligent Adaptive Façades

///ThinkingSkins: Cyber-Physical Systems as Foundation for Intelligent Adaptive Façades PhD by Jens Böke: New technologies and automation concepts emerge in the digitalization of our environment. This is, for example, reflected by intelligent production systems in Industry 4.0. A core aspect

ThinkingSkins: Cyber-Physical Systems as Foundation for Intelligent Adaptive Façades

///ThinkingSkins: Cyber-Physical Systems as Foundation for Intelligent Adaptive Façades PhD by Jens Böke: New technologies and automation concepts emerge in the digitalization of our environment. This is, for example, reflected by intelligent production systems in Industry 4.0. A core aspect

Free Form Facade Knot

///Free Form Facade Knot As a cooperation project of ISM+D with industrial partners, funded by a German grand,  this project was investigating the difficulties of free-form stick-system facades, using additive manufacturing to create a knot to solve the geometrical complexity.

Free Form Facade Knot

///Free Form Facade Knot As a cooperation project of ISM+D with industrial partners, funded by a German grand,  this project was investigating the difficulties of free-form stick-system facades, using additive manufacturing to create a knot to solve the geometrical complexity.

BE-AM 2020

///BE-AM 2020 Next session of our annual event BE-AM – additive manufacturing for the build environment, a conference and exhibition at formnext Frankfurt. Safe the date, conference program will be announced in August!

BE-AM 2020

///BE-AM 2020 Next session of our annual event BE-AM – additive manufacturing for the build environment, a conference and exhibition at formnext Frankfurt. Safe the date, conference program will be announced in August!

No-Tolerance Facade by WAAM

///No-Tolerance Facade by WAAM Dealing with tolerances at facade construction is a complex one and does determine a lot details. This research project at ISM+D in collaboration with research and industry partners investigated the potentials of a no-tolerance façade conation

No-Tolerance Facade by WAAM

///No-Tolerance Facade by WAAM Dealing with tolerances at facade construction is a complex one and does determine a lot details. This research project at ISM+D in collaboration with research and industry partners investigated the potentials of a no-tolerance façade conation

Journal Facade Design and Engineering – Vol 7 No 2 (2019)

///Journal Facade Design and Engineering – Vol 7 No 2 (2019) The next volume of the Journal Facade Design and Engineering is issued – open access as usual, see here!

Journal Facade Design and Engineering – Vol 7 No 2 (2019)

///Journal Facade Design and Engineering – Vol 7 No 2 (2019) The next volume of the Journal Facade Design and Engineering is issued – open access as usual, see here!

PhD Defense Minyoung Kwon

///PhD Defense Minyoung Kwon Minyoung Kwon’s PhD thesis, successfully defended in Delft on 20 01.2020, suggests user-focused design principles for energy-efficient office renovations. The goal of this is to improve the quality and comfort of workspaces without compromising energy-saving goals.

PhD Defense Minyoung Kwon

///PhD Defense Minyoung Kwon Minyoung Kwon’s PhD thesis, successfully defended in Delft on 20 01.2020, suggests user-focused design principles for energy-efficient office renovations. The goal of this is to improve the quality and comfort of workspaces without compromising energy-saving goals.

3D Printing with Water: Nature Did it First!

///3D Printing with Water: Nature Did it First! Low temperature, high moisture and some wind turned this 2D spider web into 3D. Inspiring image. Let’s imagine we could 3D print with water, probably a quick process, simple deconstructable, no waste

3D Printing with Water: Nature Did it First!

///3D Printing with Water: Nature Did it First! Low temperature, high moisture and some wind turned this 2D spider web into 3D. Inspiring image. Let’s imagine we could 3D print with water, probably a quick process, simple deconstructable, no waste

PowerSKIN Conference – Call for Abstracts

///PowerSKIN Conference – Call for Abstracts Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have decided to postpone the deadline for the call for abstracts for the 3rd PowerSKIN Conference in January 2021: The abstract submission phase is extended!! Your abstract proposal should

PowerSKIN Conference – Call for Abstracts

///PowerSKIN Conference – Call for Abstracts Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have decided to postpone the deadline for the call for abstracts for the 3rd PowerSKIN Conference in January 2021: The abstract submission phase is extended!! Your abstract proposal should

Glass Competence Center (GCC) @ TU Darmstadt

///Glass Competence Center (GCC) @ TU Darmstadt The Institute of Structural Mechanics and Design (ISM+D) and the Materials Testing Institute (MPA) of the TU Darmstadt both have strong competencies in the field of glass construction. A team of 15 researchers

Glass Competence Center (GCC) @ TU Darmstadt

///Glass Competence Center (GCC) @ TU Darmstadt The Institute of Structural Mechanics and Design (ISM+D) and the Materials Testing Institute (MPA) of the TU Darmstadt both have strong competencies in the field of glass construction. A team of 15 researchers

REAL 1 – The Story of the Bucky Lab

///REAL 1 – The Story of the Bucky Lab The Bucky Lab, an MSC program at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment/ TU Delft, is a workshop where architecture students develop and build prototypes of their projects. In

REAL 1 – The Story of the Bucky Lab

///REAL 1 – The Story of the Bucky Lab The Bucky Lab, an MSC program at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment/ TU Delft, is a workshop where architecture students develop and build prototypes of their projects. In

Future Envelope Conference Delft Postponed to April 2021

///Future Envelope Conference Delft Postponed to April 2021 Due to the given situation we had to move the 13th conference of our Future Envelope series in Delft to April 2021. Program, theme and speakers remain the same – the exact

Future Envelope Conference Delft Postponed to April 2021

///Future Envelope Conference Delft Postponed to April 2021 Due to the given situation we had to move the 13th conference of our Future Envelope series in Delft to April 2021. Program, theme and speakers remain the same – the exact

PhD Defence Alamir Mohsen „N-AM Design to Manufacture of Complex Building Envelopes Single Layer Envelopes: Mullion-Transom Systems + 3D printed Metal Nodes“

///PhD Defence Alamir Mohsen „N-AM Design to Manufacture of Complex Building Envelopes Single Layer Envelopes: Mullion-Transom Systems + 3D printed Metal Nodes“ Second PhD defence on 19.12.2019 at ISMD TU Darmstadt: Alamir Mohsen successfully defended his PhD thesis on additive

PhD Defence Alamir Mohsen „N-AM Design to Manufacture of Complex Building Envelopes Single Layer Envelopes: Mullion-Transom Systems + 3D printed Metal Nodes“

///PhD Defence Alamir Mohsen „N-AM Design to Manufacture of Complex Building Envelopes Single Layer Envelopes: Mullion-Transom Systems + 3D printed Metal Nodes“ Second PhD defence on 19.12.2019 at ISMD TU Darmstadt: Alamir Mohsen successfully defended his PhD thesis on additive

PhD Defence Sascha Hickert „Fabric Formwork – Development and Evaluation of a Textile Concrete Moulding System“

///PhD Defence Sascha Hickert „Fabric Formwork – Development and Evaluation of a Textile Concrete Moulding System“ ISMD TU Darmstadt: Sascha Hickert sucessfully defended his PhD thesis about a free form moulding system for concrete – just before Christmas on 19.12.19.

PhD Defence Sascha Hickert „Fabric Formwork – Development and Evaluation of a Textile Concrete Moulding System“

///PhD Defence Sascha Hickert „Fabric Formwork – Development and Evaluation of a Textile Concrete Moulding System“ ISMD TU Darmstadt: Sascha Hickert sucessfully defended his PhD thesis about a free form moulding system for concrete – just before Christmas on 19.12.19.

PowerSKIN Conference – Call for Abstracts

///PowerSKIN Conference – Call for Abstracts Dear Sir or Madam, on behalf of the scientific committee we are pleased to invite you to the biennial PowerSKIN Conference, which is going to be held at the trade fair BAU in Munich

PowerSKIN Conference – Call for Abstracts

///PowerSKIN Conference – Call for Abstracts Dear Sir or Madam, on behalf of the scientific committee we are pleased to invite you to the biennial PowerSKIN Conference, which is going to be held at the trade fair BAU in Munich

Update NEXT Studio: Postponement 5th Professional Dialogue Facade Planning

///Update NEXT Studio: Postponement 5th Professional Dialogue Facade Planning In relation to the increasing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the NEXT partners have decided to postpone the 5th specialist dialogue on facade planning from 26 March to 22 September 2020.

Update NEXT Studio: Postponement 5th Professional Dialogue Facade Planning

///Update NEXT Studio: Postponement 5th Professional Dialogue Facade Planning In relation to the increasing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the NEXT partners have decided to postpone the 5th specialist dialogue on facade planning from 26 March to 22 September 2020.

Go/NoGo at the AF+P Group in Delft

///Go/NoGo at the AF+P Group in Delft PhD students have to defend their theme after the first year in Delft. So we organized a review board of Prof. Dr. Uta Pottgiesser, Prof. Dr. Mauro Overend , Prof. Dr. Carola Hein,

Go/NoGo at the AF+P Group in Delft

///Go/NoGo at the AF+P Group in Delft PhD students have to defend their theme after the first year in Delft. So we organized a review board of Prof. Dr. Uta Pottgiesser, Prof. Dr. Mauro Overend , Prof. Dr. Carola Hein,

AF+P Meeting in London

///AF+P Meeting in London As an annual event the TU Delft Architectural Facades + Products research group meets to discuss the status of the PhD project – and to exchange ideas, position and fun! This November we were guests at

AF+P Meeting in London

///AF+P Meeting in London As an annual event the TU Delft Architectural Facades + Products research group meets to discuss the status of the PhD project – and to exchange ideas, position and fun! This November we were guests at

BE-AM Conference and Exhibition at FormNEXT

///BE-AM Conference and Exhibition at FormNEXT The 4th conference on Build Environment Additive Manufacturing – BE-AM, took place on November 20, 2019 at the 3D-printing trade fair formNEXT in Frankfurt. 9 key characters in the field of 3D printing for

BE-AM Conference and Exhibition at FormNEXT

///BE-AM Conference and Exhibition at FormNEXT The 4th conference on Build Environment Additive Manufacturing – BE-AM, took place on November 20, 2019 at the 3D-printing trade fair formNEXT in Frankfurt. 9 key characters in the field of 3D printing for

Fire is a Beast!

///Fire is a Beast! When thinking about building with paper, fire is always an issue! So we made an experiment, used a common paper construction and rebuilt it as a house – to test its fire behaviour. Under the supervision

Fire is a Beast!

///Fire is a Beast! When thinking about building with paper, fire is always an issue! So we made an experiment, used a common paper construction and rebuilt it as a house – to test its fire behaviour. Under the supervision

European Session at Façade Tectonics Conference in LA

///European Session at Façade Tectonics Conference in LA Quite a time we have been investigating cooperation opportunities between the European facade network efn and the US Façade tectonics Institute FTI. First setup: a joint session at the Façade Tectonics Conference

European Session at Façade Tectonics Conference in LA

///European Session at Façade Tectonics Conference in LA Quite a time we have been investigating cooperation opportunities between the European facade network efn and the US Façade tectonics Institute FTI. First setup: a joint session at the Façade Tectonics Conference

BAMP – Building with Paper – Conference in Darmstadt

///BAMP– Building with Paper – Conference in Darmstadt 7th November 2019 in Darmstadt: The first BAMP conference took place at a very important place for the TU DA: the Lichtenberg House, a place to meet and stay. Organized by the

BAMP – Building with Paper – Conference in Darmstadt

///BAMP– Building with Paper – Conference in Darmstadt 7th November 2019 in Darmstadt: The first BAMP conference took place at a very important place for the TU DA: the Lichtenberg House, a place to meet and stay. Organized by the

PhD Defence Sinem Kültür – Istanbul Technical University

///PhD Defence Sinem Kültür – Istanbul Technical University Sinem Kültür successfully defended her PhD on 15.November 2019 at ITU with the theme “A holistic decision support tool for façade design” – supervised by Prof. Dr. A. Nil Türkeri with co-supervisor

PhD Defence Sinem Kültür – Istanbul Technical University

///PhD Defence Sinem Kültür – Istanbul Technical University Sinem Kültür successfully defended her PhD on 15.November 2019 at ITU with the theme “A holistic decision support tool for façade design” – supervised by Prof. Dr. A. Nil Türkeri with co-supervisor

Future Envelope No 13 in Delft

///Future Envelope No 13 in Delft Dear colleagues, partners, friends, You are cordially invited to the 13th edition of The Future Envelope – Conference on Building Envelopes, to be held on Tuesday 9th June 2020, in the AULA of the

Future Envelope No 13 in Delft

///Future Envelope No 13 in Delft Dear colleagues, partners, friends, You are cordially invited to the 13th edition of The Future Envelope – Conference on Building Envelopes, to be held on Tuesday 9th June 2020, in the AULA of the

Steel Bridge Printed!

/// Steel Bridge Printed! We have promised a steel bridge to be printed – crossing water. It is done! The team learned how to print steel horizontally, how to deal with deformation during the printing process and how to finalize

Steel Bridge Printed!

/// Steel Bridge Printed! We have promised a steel bridge to be printed – crossing water. It is done! The team learned how to print steel horizontally, how to deal with deformation during the printing process and how to finalize

Glass Research at ISMD / TU Darmstadt

/// Glass Research at ISMD / TU Darmstadt In 2019, the Institute of Structural Mechanics and Design at the TU Darmstadt founded a Glass Competence Center, which will be housed in a new building in 2021. But interest in our

Glass Research at ISMD / TU Darmstadt

/// Glass Research at ISMD / TU Darmstadt In 2019, the Institute of Structural Mechanics and Design at the TU Darmstadt founded a Glass Competence Center, which will be housed in a new building in 2021. But interest in our