Elytra Filament Pavilion London 2016



Robotically manufactured roofing made of fiber composite components.

Completion: 2016

Location: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Client: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Planning and Construction:
Achim Menges with Moritz Dörstelmann
ICD – Institute for Computational Design, University of Stuttgart
Marshall Prado (fabrication development), Aikaterini Papadimitriou, Niccolo Dambrosio, Roberto Naboni, with support by Dylan Wood, Daniel Reist

Jan Knippers
ITKE – Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design, University of Stuttgart
Valentin Koslowski & James Solly (structure development), Thiemo Fildhuth (structural sensors)

Thomas Auer
Transsolar Climate Engineering, Stuttgart
Elmira Reisi, Boris Plotnikov

Image Credits: NAARO, ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart