ITECH Expert Lecture – Winter Term 2018-19

04.12.2018 – 7:00 pm
Room 9.06, K1, 9th floor
Keplerstrasse 11, 70174 Stuttgart

 

“Bio-Inspired Elasticity”

Axel is a Researcher and Doctoral Candidate at the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (itke) at the University of Stuttgart, where he is also teaching within the ITECH Master program. His research focuses on bio-inspired compliant mechanisms for architectural applications and bending active structures, as well as their materialisation with fibre reinforced plastic. He received his Diploma in Architecture at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich and his MSc. in Emergent Technologies and Design from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London with distinction. He worked for several architecture practices in Munich, Vienna and London, as well as for Createx and Northsails TPT in Switzerland and taught at the Architectural Association school of Architecture in London, the D.RE.A.M. Academy at Citta Della Scienza in Naples, the Contemporary Architects Association in Tehran and the i.sd at the University of Innsbruck.