Posts Tagged: facades

GW-News

/// GW-News GW-News is a new international information platform for facades, windows, glass and sun protection. The platform presents in detail innovations as well as new applications and products relating to the development, production and assembly of facades, construction elements,

GW-News

/// GW-News GW-News is a new international information platform for facades, windows, glass and sun protection. The platform presents in detail innovations as well as new applications and products relating to the development, production and assembly of facades, construction elements,

COST Midterm conference NE-XT façade in Graz

/// COST Midterm conference NE-XT façade in Graz The conference addresses creative and innovative professionals and researchers at the forefront of facade design. We will discuss tasks and issues in research, design and manufacturing of high-performance facades and building envelopes. Participants

COST Midterm conference NE-XT façade in Graz

/// COST Midterm conference NE-XT façade in Graz The conference addresses creative and innovative professionals and researchers at the forefront of facade design. We will discuss tasks and issues in research, design and manufacturing of high-performance facades and building envelopes. Participants

Future Envelope 11 | Conference on Building Envelopes

///Future Envelope 11 | Conference on Building Envelopes Over recent years, we have observed new trends and legal requirements such as lifecycle concepts and the need for buildings that use nearly zero energy. User and comfort level are moving into

Future Envelope 11 | Conference on Building Envelopes

///Future Envelope 11 | Conference on Building Envelopes Over recent years, we have observed new trends and legal requirements such as lifecycle concepts and the need for buildings that use nearly zero energy. User and comfort level are moving into

iD 04| Circular Guirder

/// Imagine Detail 04 – Circular Guirder. This time Professor Knaack explains a circular girder that stiffens the top of masonry walls.

iD 04| Circular Guirder

/// Imagine Detail 04 – Circular Guirder. This time Professor Knaack explains a circular girder that stiffens the top of masonry walls.

iD 03| Imagine Detail – Cavity wall

/// Imagine Detail 03 – Cavity wall. The cavity wall – one of the standards of wall constructions is the focus of this imagine detail. The sample is a hollow block layout with PS-insulation.

iD 03| Imagine Detail – Cavity wall

/// Imagine Detail 03 – Cavity wall. The cavity wall – one of the standards of wall constructions is the focus of this imagine detail. The sample is a hollow block layout with PS-insulation.

Punched Façade

/// Punched Façade An Idea based on integrating one of the technologies that had been used in car industry and bring it to façade construction world, by manufacturing a unitised façade element, which is based on the same principles used

Punched Façade

/// Punched Façade An Idea based on integrating one of the technologies that had been used in car industry and bring it to façade construction world, by manufacturing a unitised façade element, which is based on the same principles used

Frankfurter Hochhausfassadentage-2013

  /// Frankfurter Hochhausfassadentage-2013 Date: 09/11/2013 By: FFM|Fachhochschule-Frankfurt am Main-University of Applied Sciences The symposiums topic is focussed on re-use, modernization and compaction of existing high rise buildings in the city centers of Frankfurt and Hamburg. Last year the refurbishment of

Frankfurter Hochhausfassadentage-2013

  /// Frankfurter Hochhausfassadentage-2013 Date: 09/11/2013 By: FFM|Fachhochschule-Frankfurt am Main-University of Applied Sciences The symposiums topic is focussed on re-use, modernization and compaction of existing high rise buildings in the city centers of Frankfurt and Hamburg. Last year the refurbishment of

Adaptive Concrete Wall Formwork

/// Adaptive Concrete Wall Form-work DFG Supported PhD Research about electronic controlled adaptive form-work for free-form concrete walls and shells. PhD researcher: Dipl.-Ing. Matthias Michel Mentor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack, TU Delft Period: August 2011 – July 2014

Adaptive Concrete Wall Formwork

/// Adaptive Concrete Wall Form-work DFG Supported PhD Research about electronic controlled adaptive form-work for free-form concrete walls and shells. PhD researcher: Dipl.-Ing. Matthias Michel Mentor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack, TU Delft Period: August 2011 – July 2014

Facade Research Group

Façade Research Group Recent group picture of the façade research group for the TU Delft and HS OWL, taken at the last research meeting in Detmold / Germany.

Facade Research Group

Façade Research Group Recent group picture of the façade research group for the TU Delft and HS OWL, taken at the last research meeting in Detmold / Germany.

Imagine 05 – Energy

Climate design and climate engineering are nowadays standard in the design process. the more successful we are in this, the less energy we need to run the building during its useful life and we focus instead on an additional aspect:

Imagine 05 – Energy

Climate design and climate engineering are nowadays standard in the design process. the more successful we are in this, the less energy we need to run the building during its useful life and we focus instead on an additional aspect:

European Research Network on Structural Glass

/// The European Research Network on Structural Glass  The research network (COST Action TU0905) was launched in Brussels on the 7th and 8th of April 2010 with aim of unifying ongoing research activities within the European research community and fostering

European Research Network on Structural Glass

/// The European Research Network on Structural Glass  The research network (COST Action TU0905) was launched in Brussels on the 7th and 8th of April 2010 with aim of unifying ongoing research activities within the European research community and fostering

FACE – International Facade Community

/// This is the FACE blog, an international network about façade projects and facade industry, expressing design, construction, projects and people .

FACE – International Facade Community

/// This is the FACE blog, an international network about façade projects and facade industry, expressing design, construction, projects and people .

Anisotropic Skins

/// ‘Anisotropic Skins – Fibre reinforced composites (FRC) for building skins based on examples of natural solutions’ PhD Researcher: Goeran Pohl First mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack

Anisotropic Skins

/// ‘Anisotropic Skins – Fibre reinforced composites (FRC) for building skins based on examples of natural solutions’ PhD Researcher: Goeran Pohl First mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack

Acoustic effective Facade design

/// ‘Acoustic effective Facade Design– The environmental and constructive effects of introducing acoustic-potent structures to high-rise facades’ PhD Researcher: Jochen Krimm First mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Second mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Holger Techen Period: 2012-2016 .

Acoustic effective Facade design

/// ‘Acoustic effective Facade Design– The environmental and constructive effects of introducing acoustic-potent structures to high-rise facades’ PhD Researcher: Jochen Krimm First mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Second mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Holger Techen Period: 2012-2016 .

Facade integrated energy generation & long term energy storing

/// ‘Facade integrated energy generation and long term energy storing – Research on autarkic buildings’ PHD Researcher: Christian Wiegel Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-Promoter: Dipl.-Ing. Tillmann Klein Period:  Sept 2012 – Sept 2015

Facade integrated energy generation & long term energy storing

/// ‘Facade integrated energy generation and long term energy storing – Research on autarkic buildings’ PHD Researcher: Christian Wiegel Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-Promoter: Dipl.-Ing. Tillmann Klein Period:  Sept 2012 – Sept 2015

Strategic investment of embodied energy in the architectural planning process

/// ‘Strategic investment of embodied energy in the architectural planning process’ PHD Researcher: Linda Hildebrand First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Period:  2009 – 2012 Technical University of Delft .

Strategic investment of embodied energy in the architectural planning process

/// ‘Strategic investment of embodied energy in the architectural planning process’ PHD Researcher: Linda Hildebrand First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Period:  2009 – 2012 Technical University of Delft .

Photovoltaics in Buildings

/// ‘Photovoltaics in Buildings’ PHD Researcher: Christof Erban First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Period:  2011 – 2013 Technical University of Delft

Photovoltaics in Buildings

/// ‘Photovoltaics in Buildings’ PHD Researcher: Christof Erban First Mentor: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Period:  2011 – 2013 Technical University of Delft

Components & Connections

/// Components and Connections – Principles of Construction Authors : Meijs, Maarten, Knaack, Ulrich Publisher: Birkhaüser Every building is composed of parts, or components, that may be organized in various ways. For example, there are different ways to configure walls

Components & Connections

/// Components and Connections – Principles of Construction Authors : Meijs, Maarten, Knaack, Ulrich Publisher: Birkhaüser Every building is composed of parts, or components, that may be organized in various ways. For example, there are different ways to configure walls

Facade Refurbishment of Residential Buildings

/// ‘Facade Refurbishment of Residential Buildings – A design approach to energy efficiency upgrades’ PHD Researcher: Thaleia Konstantinou Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-Promoter: Ir. Arjan van Timmeren Period:  Sept 2009 – Sept 2013 Chair of Design & Construction –

Facade Refurbishment of Residential Buildings

/// ‘Facade Refurbishment of Residential Buildings – A design approach to energy efficiency upgrades’ PHD Researcher: Thaleia Konstantinou Promoter: Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Knaack Co-Promoter: Ir. Arjan van Timmeren Period:  Sept 2009 – Sept 2013 Chair of Design & Construction –

Performance driven envelopes

The impact of climate design on architecture is obvious. But design trends are currently attempting to implement climate design merely as an additional item in architectonic planning. The alternative is to start with an architectural attitude that will produce a

Performance driven envelopes

The impact of climate design on architecture is obvious. But design trends are currently attempting to implement climate design merely as an additional item in architectonic planning. The alternative is to start with an architectural attitude that will produce a

Deflate-ables

Pneumatic structures have been thoroughly investigated and developed during the 60’s. However, the energy crisis and aesthetic developments prevented this type of structures from becoming part of the mainstream construction methods. Nowadays these structures are typically used in special areas

Deflate-ables

Pneumatic structures have been thoroughly investigated and developed during the 60’s. However, the energy crisis and aesthetic developments prevented this type of structures from becoming part of the mainstream construction methods. Nowadays these structures are typically used in special areas

Imagine facades

The facade technology of the 20th century is related to the dissolution of the massive wall into a separation of structure and facade. Looking at the development of facade technology now, after 60 years of curtain wall systems, 30 years

Imagine facades

The facade technology of the 20th century is related to the dissolution of the massive wall into a separation of structure and facade. Looking at the development of facade technology now, after 60 years of curtain wall systems, 30 years