We are pleased to invite you to the Advancing Wood Architecture – New Computational Perspectives symposium on Friday, March 27th 2015.

Organized by the Institute for Computational Design, the symposium will convene for a full day at the main auditorium of the DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum (German Architecture Museum) in Frankfurt, Germany.

It will offer a comprehensive overview of the new architectural possibilities that are enabled by cutting-edge digital technologies in wood construction through the works and built projects of four leading design research groups in Europe.


ETH Zürich, Gramazio Kohler Research
Prof. Matthias Kohler

IBOIS EPFL Lausanne, Laboratory for Timber Construction
Prof. Yves Weinand

Design & Make Hooke Park, Architectural Association London
Programme Director Martin Self

ICD University of Stuttgart, Institute for Computational Design
Prof. Achim Menges


Introduction and Moderation by Prof. Axel Kilian (Princeton University)

Roundtable Discussion with Prof. Johan Bettum (SAC Staedelschule Frankfurt)

Coffee and lunch is included with the tickets.


Please visit www.advancingwoodarchitecture.com for tickets and more information.




Hosted by
DAM German Museum of Architecture, Frankfurt

Organized by
Institute for Computational Design, University of Stuttgart

Accredited by
Architektenkammer Hessen
Ingenieurskammer Hessen

Gold Sponsors
Müllerblaustein Holzbau GmbH
SPAX International GmbH & Co. KG
Carlisle Construction Materials GmbH
Metsä Wood Deutschland GmbH
ProHolz BW

Silver Sponsors
Blumer Lehmann AG
Holzbau Amann GmbH
Hess & Co. KG

Supported by
EFRE European Union
Clusterinitiative Forst und Holz, Baden Württemberg