FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

Collaborative Research Centre SFB 1244 – Adaptive Building Skins and Structures for the Built Environment of Tomorrow
Teilprojekt A02: Development of integrative architectural design approach and computational design tools for adaptive lightweight construction and digital fabrication
Funding Body German Research Foundation (DFG)
Funding ID DFG SFB 1244 TP A02
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2017 – 2021
 
Additive Manufacturing of Large Fibre Composite Elements for Building Construction (AddFiberFab)
Funding Body Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg
Funding ID IAF-9 AddFiberFab
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2017 – 2020
 
Human-Robot Collaboration in Timber Construction: Potentials for Prefabrication
Funding Body Forschungsinitiative Zukunft Bau, Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR)
Funding ID SWD-10.08.18.7-16.56
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2017 – 2019
 
Personalised 3D- and 4D-Printing of programmable, self-adjusting and multifunctional Material Systems for Sports and Medical Applications (4DmultiMATS)
Funding Body Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg
Funding ID IAF-2 4DmultiMATS
Role Co – Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2017 – 2020
 
Smart, Innovative Manufacturing of Curved Wooden Components for Architecture with Complex Geometry
Funding Body Eidgenössische Kommission für Technologie und Innovation KTI
Funding ID KTI 25114.1
Role Research Partner
Period 2017 – 2019
 
Performative Design Methodology based on Robotic Fabrication for Sustainable Architecture
Funding Body Sino-German Center for Research Promotion: DFG and NSFC
Funding ID GZ 1162
Role Co-Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2016 – 2019
 
Highly Insulated and Recyclable Solid Timber Construction
Funding Body Forschungsinitiative Zukunft Bau, Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR)
Funding ID SWD-10.08.18.7-15.59
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2016 – 2017
 
Collaborative Research Centre Transregio 141 – Biological Design and Integrative Structures
Teilprojekt A07: The skeleton of the sand dollar as a biological model for segmented shells in building construction
Funding Body German Research Foundation (DFG)
Funding ID DFG SFB/TRR 141 TP A07
Role Associated Scientist
Period 2014 – 2018
 
Collaborative Research Centre Transregio 141 – Biological Design and Integrative Structures
Teilprojekt A08: Continuous fused deposition modelling of architectural envelopes based on the shell formation of molluscs
Funding Body German Research Foundation (DFG)
Funding ID DFG SFB/TRR 141 TP A08
Role Co-Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2014 – 2018
 
Collaborative Research Centre Transregio 141 – Biological Design and Integrative Structures
Teilprojekt B02: Evolutionary processes driving biological variation and diversity as models for ex-ploratory digital design tools in architecture
Funding Body German Research Foundation (DFG)
Funding ID DFG SFB/TRR 141 TP B02
Role Co-Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2014 – 2018
 
Holz R3 – Regional, Robotisch Gefertigt, Ressourcenschonend: Holzleichtbau und digitale Planung für das Bauen im Bestand
Funding Body Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg
Funding ID NaBau-5
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2014 – 2017
 
Combination of local robotic precision and autonomous flying drones for resource efficient production of continuous architectural scale fiber composite structures
Funding Body VW Stiftung
Funding ID VW Experiment 89210
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2015 – 2016
 
LUX _ Licht, natürliche Ressource für Stadt und Gebäude
Funding Body Forschungsinitiative Zukunft Bau, Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR)
Funding ID SWD-10.08.18.7-15.30
Role Associated Scientist
Period 2015 – 2017
 
Robotic Fabrication in Timber Construction
Funding Body EU EFRE und Land Baden-Württemberg
Funding ID EU EFRE / BW 501210
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2013 – 2015
 
Design Computation for Automotive Design
Funding Body Mercedes Benz AG
Funding ID MB 1059225194
Role Principal Investigator R&D
Period 2013 – 2016
 
Evolutionary Computational Design for Automotive Design
Funding Body Mercedes Benz AG
Funding ID MB 1059183886
Role Principal Investigator R&D
Period 2011 – 2012
 

 

FUNDED DOCTORAL RESEARCH

 

Erosion-Based Morphological Formation Processes in Architecture
Funding Body Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg
Total Costs Doctoral Research Stipend
Recipient Katja Rinderspacker
Period 2014 – 2017
 
Architectural Potentials of Robotic Fabrication in Wood Construction
Funding Body Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
Total Costs Doctoral Research Stipend
Recipient Oliver David Krieg
Period 2014 – 2017
 
Behavioural Design Computation and Adaptive Robotic Fabrication in Architecture
Funding Body Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg
Total Costs Doctoral Research Stipend
Recipient Lauren Vasey
Period 2014 – 2017
 
3D printed Hygroscopic Programmable Material Systems
Funding Body Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Total Costs Doctoral Research Stipend
Recipient David Correa Zuluaga
Period 2014 – 2017
 
Generating and Constraining Variants in Parametric Design
Funding Body Landesgraduiertenstipendium des Freistaates Bayern
Total Costs Doctoral Research Stipend
Recipient Manuela Irlwek
Period 2010 – 2013

 

FUNDED RESEARCH DEMONSTRATORS AND BUILDING PROJECTS

 

ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2016-17
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding VW Stiftung, GETTYLAB and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2016 – 2017
 
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Location Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
Main Funding Vitra Design Museum, GETTYLAB
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2016 – 2017
 
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Location Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Main Funding V&A Museum, University of Stuttgart, GETTYLAB, and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2014 – 2016
 
ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2015-16
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding German Research Foundation (DFG), GETTYLAB and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2015 – 2016
 
University of Stuttgart Fair Stand
Location Hannover Fair, Germany
Main Funding University of Stuttgart and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2015
 
ICD Aggregate Pavilion 2015
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2015
 
ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2014-15
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding Industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2014 – 2015
 
Hive: A Human and Robot Collaborative Building Process
Location Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Main Funding Autodesk and industry partners
Role Research Partner
Period 2015
 
ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2013-14
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding Competence Network Biomimetics and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2013 – 2014
 
Leichtbau BW Installation
Location Hannover Fair, Germany
Main Funding Landesagentur für Leichtbau Baden-Württemberg
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2014
 
Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall
Location Landesgartenschau Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
Main Funding EU EFRE and Land Baden-Württemberg
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2014
 
HygroSkin: Meteorosensitive Pavilion
Location FRAC Centre Orléans, France
Main Funding FRAC Centre Orléans, Robert Bosch Stiftung, and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2013
 
ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2012
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding Industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2012
 
HygroScope: Meteorosensitive Morphology
Location Centre Pompidou Paris, France
Main Funding Centre Pompidou Paris and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2012
 
Material Equilibria Installation
Location ggggallery Copenhagen, Denmark
Main Funding ggggallery Copenhagen
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2012
 
Textile Hybrid M1: La Tour de l’Architecte
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding Robert Bosch Stiftung and industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2011
 
ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2011
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding Industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2011
 
ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2010
Location University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main Funding Industry partners
Role Principal Investigator (PI)
Period 2010