Author: Lotte Aldinger

Opening of the Urbach Tower at the Remstal Gartenschau 2019

A unique tower made from self-shaping wood, Remstal Gartenschau 2019, Urbach, Germany

The Urbach Tower is a team endeavour of a bunch of fantastic people. From left to right: Phillippe Grönquist (EMPA/ETH Zürich), Achim Menges, Lotte Aldinger (ITKE), Simon Bechert (ITKE), David Riggenbach (BlumerLehmann AG), Dylan Wood (ICD), Jan Knippers and Markus Rüggeberg (EMPA).

For more Information please visit the project page.

Opening of the BUGA Wood and Fibre Pavilion 2019

Two highly innovative, biologically inspired pavilions for the 2019 Bundesgartenschau in Heilbronn. Both are unique, light-weight structures that are fully computationally designed and robotically fabricated. 

They have been developed by a team of the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) and the Institute for Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) at the University of Stuttgart.

For more Information please visit the BUGA wood pavilion project page and the BUGA fibre pavilion project page.