The book ‘Biomimetics for Architecture’ edited by Jan Knippers, Ulrich Schmid and Thomas Speck has been published by Birkhäuser. It comprises five years of collaborative research at the Universities of Stuttgart, Freiburg and Tübingen. The book is available in German and English.
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.
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.
Interdisciplinary design competition for the new construction of the Baden-Württemberg Pavilion House at Expo 2020 in Dubai
Planning team: LRO Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei, Jan Knippers Ingenieure, DS-plan Ingenieurgesellschaft, supported by Menges Scheffler Architekten with ICD University Stuttgart
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Knippers
12.25 pm, 25 June 2018
Wilkhahn company premises in Bad Münder near Hannover, Germany