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Wilhelm-Klauditz-Preis 2015
2015   Award
Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall

Wilhelm-Klauditz-Preis 2015
Inst. for Computational Design (Prof. Menges)
Inst. of Building Structures & Structural Design (Prof. Knippers)
Inst. of Engineering Geodesy (Prof. Schwieger)

The Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall in Schwäbisch Gmünd, the demonstrator building of our collaborative research and development project “Robotics in Timber Construction”, has received the Wilhelm-Klauditz Award for Wood Research and Environmental Protection awarded by the International Association for Technical Timber Queries (iVTH).

The jury commended “the exceptional work, which is particularly convincing through its demonstrator, the construction of the Landesgartenschau Exhibiton Hall. In addition, the project is a beautiful example for the collaboration of multiple disciplines advancing timber as a construction material. The research has the potential to not only manifest itself in follow-up projects but also to influence future construction.”

“The work is a role model for the timber industry and construction. It is a successful example for the pioneering transfer of novel technologies in timber material applications through multi-disciplinary research.”

On behalf of the entire team the award was akzepted by Mr. Schwinn and Mr. Müller (from left to right: Dr. Ralf Becker, Tobias Schwinn, Reinhold Müller, Prof. Dr. Rainer Marutzky)

On behalf of the entire team the award was accepted by Mr. Schwinn and Mr. Müller (from left to right: Dr. Ralf Becker, Tobias Schwinn, Reinhold Müller, Prof. Dr. Rainer Marutzky)

Congratulations to the team and our supporters!

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ICD Institute for Computational Design
Prof. A. Menges (PI), Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg

ITKE Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design
Prof. J. Knippers, Jian-Min Li

IIGS Institute of Engineering Geodesy
Prof. Volker Schwieger, Annette Schmitt

Müllerblaustein Holzbau GmbH
Reinhold Müller, Benjamin Eisele

KUKA Roboter GmbH
Alois Buchstab, Frank Zimmermann

Landesbetrieb Forst Baden-Württemberg
Sebastian Schreiber, Frauke Brieger

Landesgartenschau Schwäbisch Gmünd 2014 GmbH
Karl-Eugen Ebertshäuser, Sabine Rieger



EFRE European Union
Clusterinitiative Forst und Holz Baden Württemberg
Landesgartenschau Schwäbisch Gmünd 2014 GmbH
müllerblaustein Bauwerke GmbH
KUKA Roboter GmbH
Landesbetrieb Forst Baden-Württemberg



Adler Deutschland GmbH
Autodesk GmbH
Carlisle Construction Materials GmbH
Fagus Stiftung
Gutex H. Henselmann GmbH & Co. KG
Hess & Co. AG
MPA – Materials Testing Institute, University of Stuttgart
Leitz GmbH & Co. KG
Spax International GmbH & Co. KG



Tobias Schwinn, University of Stuttgart, Institute for Computational Design
Andrea Mayer-Grenu, University of Stuttgart, University Communications



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