ITECH Expert Lecture – Winter Term 2017/2018

16.01.2018 – 19.00 pm
Room 9.06, K1, 9th floor
Keplerstrasse 11, 70174 Stuttgart


“Design & Process – ROK’s development of Digital Design Tools based on Fabrication and Construction”

Silvan Oesterle is an architect and researcher with special expertise in the field of computational design and digital fabrication. In 2010 he co-founded ROK, an architectural office in Zurich. ROK’s work focuses on the development of integral design processes at the intersection of design computation, engineering and digital fabrication. After graduating from ETH Zurich in 2007, he joined the Faculty of Architecture at ETH and conducted research with Professors Gramazio & Kohler. In 2013 he was a guest lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart. Since 2014 he is a lecturer at the Accademia di architettura di Mendrisio. Silvan lectures regularly at schools and conferences amongst which are the Architectural Association, CITA and Smart Geometry. In 2012 Silvan and his team at ETH Zurich received the Global Holcim Inovation Award for the TailorCrete research project.