Category Archives: Façade Research Group

Ph.D. Thermal Comfort in Sun Spaces by Christian Wiegel

///Ph.D. Thermal Comfort in Sun Spaces by Christian Wiegel Preparation for fossil fuel substitution in the building sector persists as an essential subject in architectural engineering. Since the building sector still remains as one of the three major global end

Ph.D. Thermal Comfort in Sun Spaces by Christian Wiegel

///Ph.D. Thermal Comfort in Sun Spaces by Christian Wiegel Preparation for fossil fuel substitution in the building sector persists as an essential subject in architectural engineering. Since the building sector still remains as one of the three major global end

Ph.D. defense | Christian Wiegel

///Ph.D.  defense | Christian Wiegel At 12. October Christian presented his Ph.D. theses “Thermal Comfort in Sun Spaces”, supported by Solarlux. The committee of the TU Rector representative Hans Beunderman, Ulrich Knaack, Tillmann Klein, Thomas Auer, Uta Pottgiesser, Mathias Rudolph,

Ph.D. defense | Christian Wiegel

///Ph.D.  defense | Christian Wiegel At 12. October Christian presented his Ph.D. theses “Thermal Comfort in Sun Spaces”, supported by Solarlux. The committee of the TU Rector representative Hans Beunderman, Ulrich Knaack, Tillmann Klein, Thomas Auer, Uta Pottgiesser, Mathias Rudolph,

Advancing the manufacture of complex GFRC for today’s building envelopes

///Advancing the manufacture of complex GFRC for today’s building envelopes Thin-walled glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) panels are being used as the primary cladding material on many landmark buildings, especially in the last decade. GFRC is an ideal material for

Advancing the manufacture of complex GFRC for today’s building envelopes

///Advancing the manufacture of complex GFRC for today’s building envelopes Thin-walled glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) panels are being used as the primary cladding material on many landmark buildings, especially in the last decade. GFRC is an ideal material for

Facade Research Group Meeting 6/2017 in Delft

///Facade Research Group Meeting 6/2017 in Delft Being quite international and not entirely located in Delft, the members of the Façade Research Group of the TU Delft do meet twice per year – to discuss the content and status of

Facade Research Group Meeting 6/2017 in Delft

///Facade Research Group Meeting 6/2017 in Delft Being quite international and not entirely located in Delft, the members of the Façade Research Group of the TU Delft do meet twice per year – to discuss the content and status of

Facade Leasing | A circular business strategy for integrated facades

///Facade Leasing | A circular business strategy for integrated facades RESEARCH INFORMATION Researcher: Ir. Juan F. Azcarate-Aguerre Tutors: Dr.-Ing. Tillmann Klein (AE+T) Dr.Ir. Alexandra den Heijer (MBE) Period: March 2015 – March 2017 Chair: Design of Construction Project website: http://www.tudelft.nl/facadeleasing

Facade Leasing | A circular business strategy for integrated facades

///Facade Leasing | A circular business strategy for integrated facades RESEARCH INFORMATION Researcher: Ir. Juan F. Azcarate-Aguerre Tutors: Dr.-Ing. Tillmann Klein (AE+T) Dr.Ir. Alexandra den Heijer (MBE) Period: March 2015 – March 2017 Chair: Design of Construction Project website: http://www.tudelft.nl/facadeleasing

FRG @ gFT / Cambridge

///FRG @ gFT / Cambridge The TU Delft Facade Research Group is meeting twice per year – to talk, develop and evaluate the ongoing research. This time the group was invited to meet the Glass and Façade Technology research group

FRG @ gFT / Cambridge

///FRG @ gFT / Cambridge The TU Delft Facade Research Group is meeting twice per year – to talk, develop and evaluate the ongoing research. This time the group was invited to meet the Glass and Façade Technology research group

Integrating Building functions into Massive External Walls

///Integrating Building functions into Massive External Walls Nowadays massive materials with additional functions are becoming available. These technologies will change the external walls as we know them today. The main purpose of this research is to map the changes required

Integrating Building functions into Massive External Walls

///Integrating Building functions into Massive External Walls Nowadays massive materials with additional functions are becoming available. These technologies will change the external walls as we know them today. The main purpose of this research is to map the changes required

Smart Textile Skin | Integration of Smart Textiles into the building envelope to facilitate a multifunctional and decentralized-adaptive skin.

/// Smart Textile Skin | Integration of Smart Textiles into the building envelope to facilitate a multifunctional and decentralized-adaptive skin. PhD researcher: Dipl.-Ing. Paul-Rouven Denz Mentors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack, TU Delft/ TU Darmstadt Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Christiane Sauer, KH Berlin Prof.

Smart Textile Skin | Integration of Smart Textiles into the building envelope to facilitate a multifunctional and decentralized-adaptive skin.

/// Smart Textile Skin | Integration of Smart Textiles into the building envelope to facilitate a multifunctional and decentralized-adaptive skin. PhD researcher: Dipl.-Ing. Paul-Rouven Denz Mentors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack, TU Delft/ TU Darmstadt Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Christiane Sauer, KH Berlin Prof.

ThinkingSkins | Towards intelligent adaptive building envelopes

/// ThinkingSkins | Towards intelligent adaptive building envelopes RESEARCH INFORMATION PhD researcher: Jens Böke Promoter: Prof.Dr.Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Marco Hemmerling MA Period: Feb 2014 –Dez2018 Chair: Design of Construction

ThinkingSkins | Towards intelligent adaptive building envelopes

/// ThinkingSkins | Towards intelligent adaptive building envelopes RESEARCH INFORMATION PhD researcher: Jens Böke Promoter: Prof.Dr.Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-promoter: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Marco Hemmerling MA Period: Feb 2014 –Dez2018 Chair: Design of Construction

2ndSkin | Energy neutral apartments by renovation with an integrated façade approach

///2ndSkin | Energy neutral apartments by renovation with an integrated façade approach PROJECT INFORMATION Project leader TUDelft team: Sacha Silvester Façade Work Package: Tillmann Klein, Thaleia Konstantinou Period: 2014- 2016 Funded by: Topconsortia voor Kennis en Innovatie (TKI), Climate KIC-EIT

2ndSkin | Energy neutral apartments by renovation with an integrated façade approach

///2ndSkin | Energy neutral apartments by renovation with an integrated façade approach PROJECT INFORMATION Project leader TUDelft team: Sacha Silvester Façade Work Package: Tillmann Klein, Thaleia Konstantinou Period: 2014- 2016 Funded by: Topconsortia voor Kennis en Innovatie (TKI), Climate KIC-EIT

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