The components for the recent ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion are currently being installed on site. We robotically fabricated 35 fiber composite components, the biggest being 2.6m in diameter with a weight of 24.1 kg.

You can also follow the development of the pavilion on FACEBOOK.

ICD Institute for Computational Design – Prof. Achim Menges
ITKE Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design – Prof. Jan Knippers

Scientific Development

Moritz Dörstelmann, Vassilios Kirtzakis, Stefana Parascho, Marshall Prado, Tobias Schwinn

Concept Development

Leyla Yunis

System Development, Fabrication & Construction

Desislava Angelova, Hans-Christian Bäcker, Maximilian Fichter, Eugen Grass, Michael Herrick, Nam Hoang, Alejandro Jaramillo, Norbert Jundt, Taichi Kuma, Ondrej Kyjánek, Sophia Leistner, Luca Menghini, Claire Milnes, Martin Nautrup, Gergana Rusenova, Petar Trassiev , Sascha Vallon, Shiyu Wie and Leyla Yunis with the support of Michael Preisack and Michael Tondera

In collaboration with

Departement of Evolutionary Biology of Invertebrates – Prof. Oliver Betz
Departement of Palaeontology of Invertebrates – Prof. James Nebelsick
University of Tuebingen

ANKA – Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation –
Dr. Thomas van de Kamp
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Institute of Textile Technology and Process Engineering – Dr. Markus Milwich
ITV Denkendorf


Competence Network Biomimetics
KUKA Roboter GmbH
SGL Group
AFBW – Allianz Faserbasierte Werkstoffe Baden-Württemberg