Category Archives: Architectural Facades and Products Research Group

FRG Meeting Copenhagen

///FRG Meeting Copenhagen Each time we meet, is unique! And each time we meet it feels, this cannot become more dens and crisp – but it can…. The spring session of the façade research group was held in Copenhagen at

FRG Meeting Copenhagen

///FRG Meeting Copenhagen Each time we meet, is unique! And each time we meet it feels, this cannot become more dens and crisp – but it can…. The spring session of the façade research group was held in Copenhagen at

FRG Guest @ TU Delft

///FRG Guest @ TU Delft This summer three guests are active in the Façade Research Group / Delft, developing there research themes in collaboration with the ongoing projects. Francesco Prosperiniis graduated in architecture now is a PhD candidate at the

FRG Guest @ TU Delft

///FRG Guest @ TU Delft This summer three guests are active in the Façade Research Group / Delft, developing there research themes in collaboration with the ongoing projects. Francesco Prosperiniis graduated in architecture now is a PhD candidate at the

Sun spaces – High potentials whilst climate change | Energy autarkic sun spaces Transitional space for energy transition

///Sun spaces – High potentials whilst climate change | Energy autarkic sun spaces Transitional space for energy transition RESEARCH INFORMATION PhD researcher: Christian Wiegel Promoter: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack, Dr.-Ing. Tillmann Klein Co-Promoter: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Auer Period: July 2012

Sun spaces – High potentials whilst climate change | Energy autarkic sun spaces Transitional space for energy transition

///Sun spaces – High potentials whilst climate change | Energy autarkic sun spaces Transitional space for energy transition RESEARCH INFORMATION PhD researcher: Christian Wiegel Promoter: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack, Dr.-Ing. Tillmann Klein Co-Promoter: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Auer Period: July 2012

Façade Research Group @ TU Darmstadt

///Facade Research Group @ TU Darmstadt This was an intensive one! The Facade Research Group was meeting at the Institute for Structural Mechanic and Design in Darmstadt – to share status of PhD, research and projects. It was a good and

Façade Research Group @ TU Darmstadt

///Facade Research Group @ TU Darmstadt This was an intensive one! The Facade Research Group was meeting at the Institute for Structural Mechanic and Design in Darmstadt – to share status of PhD, research and projects. It was a good and

TU Delft PHD’s Go/NoGo session

///TU Delft PHD’s Go/NoGo session Related to the TU Delft system PhD´s have to take a Go/NoGo session after one year of research to evaluate there development and future research layout. This time the session was under the supervision of

TU Delft PHD’s Go/NoGo session

///TU Delft PHD’s Go/NoGo session Related to the TU Delft system PhD´s have to take a Go/NoGo session after one year of research to evaluate there development and future research layout. This time the session was under the supervision of

Facade Research group meeting June 2015 in Delft

/// Facade Research group meeting June 2015 in Delft Linked to the façade week in Delft the Façade Research Group held the regular session in Delft. This time we had guest form Munich, Frankfurt and Ahus and shared inspiring lectures, intensive

Facade Research group meeting June 2015 in Delft

/// Facade Research group meeting June 2015 in Delft Linked to the façade week in Delft the Façade Research Group held the regular session in Delft. This time we had guest form Munich, Frankfurt and Ahus and shared inspiring lectures, intensive

The chair Design of Construction at TU Delft / faculty of Architecture

///The chair Design of Construction at TU Delft / faculty of Architecture The chair Design of Construction at TU Delft / faculty of Architecture engages issues that are related to building constructions. The spectrum goes from the relation between functional

The chair Design of Construction at TU Delft / faculty of Architecture

///The chair Design of Construction at TU Delft / faculty of Architecture The chair Design of Construction at TU Delft / faculty of Architecture engages issues that are related to building constructions. The spectrum goes from the relation between functional

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  

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  

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

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

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:

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:

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

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

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,

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,

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

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

Façade Research Group in Delft

/// Façade Research Group in Delft 13/14 of March 2014: the spring meeting of the group happened to be in Delft – again good group work and interesting developments of the participating PhD´s.

Façade Research Group in Delft

/// Façade Research Group in Delft 13/14 of March 2014: the spring meeting of the group happened to be in Delft – again good group work and interesting developments of the participating PhD´s.

Advection Based Adaptive Building Envelopes

Component surface morphology and entropy management of a ceramic building façade. PROJECT INFORMATION PhD Researcher: Jason Oliver Vollen, RA First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack, Prof. Dr. Ing Tillmann Klein Period: 2013-16  

Advection Based Adaptive Building Envelopes

Component surface morphology and entropy management of a ceramic building façade. PROJECT INFORMATION PhD Researcher: Jason Oliver Vollen, RA First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack, Prof. Dr. Ing Tillmann Klein Period: 2013-16  

Roadmap

/// The world is getting small – it seems there are no unknown territories left, mountains or deserts to explore. Technology allows us to see the world from a different perspective. It can serve to interpret exciting matters in a new

Roadmap

/// The world is getting small – it seems there are no unknown territories left, mountains or deserts to explore. Technology allows us to see the world from a different perspective. It can serve to interpret exciting matters in a new

Re-Face

/// Re-Face. Refurbishment Strategies for the Technical Improvement of Office Façades. PhD researcher: Thiemo Ebbert Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Ir. Mick Eekhout Period: Sept 2005 – January 2010

Re-Face

/// Re-Face. Refurbishment Strategies for the Technical Improvement of Office Façades. PhD researcher: Thiemo Ebbert Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Ir. Mick Eekhout Period: Sept 2005 – January 2010

Towards the Living Envelope

/// Towards the living Envelope. Biomimetics for building envelope adaption. PhD researcher: Lidia Badarnah Kadri Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Dr. D. Baumeister Period: Sept 2007 – June 2012

Towards the Living Envelope

/// Towards the living Envelope. Biomimetics for building envelope adaption. PhD researcher: Lidia Badarnah Kadri Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Dr. D. Baumeister Period: Sept 2007 – June 2012

International Facades

/// International Facades. CROFT- Climate Related Optimized Facade Technologies. PhD researcher: Marcel Bilow Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Ir. Mick Eekhout Period: Sept 2007 – January 2012

International Facades

/// International Facades. CROFT- Climate Related Optimized Facade Technologies. PhD researcher: Marcel Bilow Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Ir. Mick Eekhout Period: Sept 2007 – January 2012

AM Envelope

/// AM Envelope. The Potential of Additive Manufacturing for facade constructions. PhD researcher: Holger Strauß Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Dr. Holger Techen Period: Sept 2008 – January 2013

AM Envelope

/// AM Envelope. The Potential of Additive Manufacturing for facade constructions. PhD researcher: Holger Strauß Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Dr. Holger Techen Period: Sept 2008 – January 2013

Material and time efficient concrete shuttering

/// Material and time efficient concrete shuttering. PhD Researcher: Sascha Hickert First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Period: 2012-15 Funded by: 1st, 3rd and 4th money stream

Material and time efficient concrete shuttering

/// Material and time efficient concrete shuttering. PhD Researcher: Sascha Hickert First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Period: 2012-15 Funded by: 1st, 3rd and 4th money stream

Additive Glass Manufacturing

/// Additive Glass Manufacturing. The potential of additively fabricated glass connections for facade applications. PhD Researcher: Lisa Rammig First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack

Additive Glass Manufacturing

/// Additive Glass Manufacturing. The potential of additively fabricated glass connections for facade applications. PhD Researcher: Lisa Rammig First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack

Integral Massive Facades

/// Integral Massive Facades. Integrating building functions into massive building envelopes. Project leader: Ahmed Hafez Executed by: Ahmed Hafez Period: April 2011 – April 2015

Integral Massive Facades

/// Integral Massive Facades. Integrating building functions into massive building envelopes. Project leader: Ahmed Hafez Executed by: Ahmed Hafez Period: April 2011 – April 2015

Energy Generating Facades

/// Energy Generating Facades. Thermal comfort and building autarky in accordance to long-term stored facade generated energy. Project leader: Dipl.-Ing. M. Eng. Christian Wiegel. Executed by: Christian Wiegel by order of SOLARLUX Aluminium Systeme GmbH Period: July 2012 – August

Energy Generating Facades

/// Energy Generating Facades. Thermal comfort and building autarky in accordance to long-term stored facade generated energy. Project leader: Dipl.-Ing. M. Eng. Christian Wiegel. Executed by: Christian Wiegel by order of SOLARLUX Aluminium Systeme GmbH Period: July 2012 – August

Multiskin Facade Design for High-rise Buildings in Turkey

/// Multiskin Facade Design for High-rise Buildings in Turkey. A Design study with Multiskins in Eastern Mediterranean Metropoles. PhD researcher: Dipl. Ing. H.Kaan Kuran Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Dr. Ing. Tillmann Klein Period: Feb 2013 – Feb

Multiskin Facade Design for High-rise Buildings in Turkey

/// Multiskin Facade Design for High-rise Buildings in Turkey. A Design study with Multiskins in Eastern Mediterranean Metropoles. PhD researcher: Dipl. Ing. H.Kaan Kuran Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Dr. Ing. Tillmann Klein Period: Feb 2013 – Feb