External Lectures

2018
21.10.2018 Architectural Potentials of Robotic Fabrication in Timber Construction
University of Mazandaran, Iran (via Skype)
21.05.2018 Advancing Wood Architecture
University of Oregon, United States (via Skype)
06.02.2018 Elastic Bending in Timber Construction
University of California – Berkeley, United States (via Skype)
2017
14.12.2017 Advancing Wood Architecture
Plexus, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London, UK
23.11.2017 Sustainable Timber Construction
Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
07.11.2017 Advancing Wood Architecture
ITECH Expert Lecture, University of Stuttgart, Germany
30.10.2017 Advancing Wood Architecture
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
26.10.2017 Robot Made: Advancing Architectural Design Research
University of Waterloo, Canada
16.09.2017 Advancing Wood Architecture (together with David Correa)
Perkins + Will architects, Vancouver, Canada
14.09.2017 Material and Fabrication Oriented Design (together with David Correa)
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
27.06.2017 Biomimetics in Timber Construction
KIT Fortbildungszentrum Forst-BW, Karlsruhe, Germany
13.04.2017 Biomimetics in Architecture
BFH Centre for Wood, Bern, Switzerland
01.02.2017 ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2015-16
BFH Centre for Wood, Bern, Switzerland
17.01.2017 Robotische Vorfertigung von differenzierten Holzplattenkonstruktionen
Forum Bau 2017, Munich, Germany
2016
27.11.2016 Bauen wir morgen noch so wie heute?
BDA Regionalverband, Reutlingen, Germany
10.11.2016 Timber Construction 4.0: Computational Design and Fabrication
BFH Centre for Wood, Biel, Switzerland
09.11.2016 Timber Construction 4.0
Cross-Cluster Innovativ, ProHolz BW, Stuttgart, Germany
31.10.2016 Robotic Sewing: A Textile Approach to Timber Shells
Taubman College, University of Michigan, USA
29.10.2016 Robotic Sewing: A Textile Approach to Timber Shells
ACADIA 2016, University of Michigan, USA
18.10.2016 Integrative Planungs- und Fertigungsmethoden für einen innovativen Holzbau
Swiss Wood Innovation Network S-WIN, Biel, Switzerland
23.09.2016 Developments in Robotic Fabrication of Wood (together with David Correa)
Perkins + Will architects, Vancouver, Canada
21.09.2016 Research and Innovation in Timber Construction (together with David Correa)
UBC Vancouver, Forestry Department, Canada
23.06.2016 Digitale Fertigung im Holzbau
KTI Fortbildungszentrum Forst-BW, Karlsruhe, Germany
02.06.2016 Innovation durch Forschung im Holzbau
FHSY 2016, Linz, Austria
20.03.2016 Robitic Sewing of Timber Shells (together with Tobias Schwinn)
RobArch 2016 Conference, Sydney, Australia
27.01.2016 Potentiale im Holzbau
iBHolz, TU Braunschweig, Germany
2015
02.12.2015 Robotik im Holzbau
International Wood Construction Conference IHF 2015, Germany
15.10.2015 Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall
Timber Construction Symposium, MPA, Stuttgart, Germany
04.09.2015 Computerbasiertes Entwerfen mit Holz
Wooddays Aachen, Germany
18.06.2015 Advances in Robotic Wood Fabrication
MAKE CITY Berlin Festival: Maker Library Talk, Berlin, Germany
07.05.2015 Surfaces in Timber Construction
Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design, Stuttgart, Germany
2014
19.11.2014 Biomimetics and Material Computation
Frankfurt University for Applied Sciences, Frankfurt, Germany
24.10.2014 Behavioral Strategies […] (together with Tobias Schwinn)
ACADIA 2014 Conference, Los Angeles, USA
02.10.2014 Neue Dimensionen: Computerbasierter Holzbau
Holz_Haus_Tage Bad Ischl, Österreich
18.09.2014 Biomimetic Lightweight Timber Plate Shells (together with Jian-Min Li)
Advances in Architectural Geometry 2014, London, UK
12.09.2014 Machinic Morphospaces in Timber Construction (together with David Correa)
SALA, UBC Vancouver, Canada
10.04.2014 Architektonische Potentiale Robotischer Fertigung im Holzbau
Überholz, Voralberg, Austria
2013
26.10.2013 HygroSkin: Meteorosensitive Pavilion (together with David Correa)
ACADIA 2013 Conference, Waterloo, Canada
25.10.2013 Potentials of Robotic Fabrication in Wood Construction
ACADIA 2013 Conference, Waterloo, Canada
02.10.2013 Prototyping Robotic Production
Design Modelling Symposium 2013, Berlin, Germany
2012
17.12.2012 Robotically Fabricated Wood Plate Morphologies (together with Tobias Schwinn)
RobArch Conference 2012, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
19.10.2012 Machinic Morphospaces (together with Tobias Schwinn)
ACADIA 2012 Conference, San Francisco, USA
2011
11.10.2011 Performative Architectural Morphology
Design Modelling Symposium 2011, Berlin, Germany
21.09.2011 Performative Architectural Morphology (together with Karola Dierichs)
eCAADe Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Supervised Master Theses

2017 Adaptive Fabrication of Sandwich Segmented Shells
by Leonard Balas, Olga Kalina and Juan Patricio Lara Ditzel
2017 Bending-Active Lamination for Spatial Timber Structures
by Bahar Al Bahar
2016 Tailored Surfaces: Adaptive Robotic Fabrication for Sewn Timber Surfaces
by Martin Alvarez and Erik Martinez
2016 Robotic Fabrication of Timber Membranes
by Andres Obregon
2016 Grain Informed Wooden Fabric
by Yvar Khonsari
2016 Adaptive Growth
by David Leon
2016 Programmable Folding
by Annielocke Scherer
2015 Informed Connectivity
by Djordje Stanojevic
2014 Robotically Fabricated Gluelam
by Martin Loucka
2014 Programmable Matter
by Belen Torres
2014 Augmented Grain
by Dylan Wood

Design Studios

2015 ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2015-16 Studio
Prof. A. Menges, Prof. J. Knippers, S. Bechert, O. Krieg, T. Schwinn, D. Sonntag
2014 Performative Morphology
Prof. A. Menges, Prof. J. Knippers, S. Bechert, O. Krieg, T. Schwinn, D. Sonntag

Seminars

2016 Computational Design and Digital Fabrication
Prof. A. Menges, O. Krieg, M. Prado, T. Schwinn
2016 Robotic Fabrication
Prof. A. Menges, O. Krieg, M. Prado
2015 Computational Design and Digital Fabrication
Prof. A. Menges, O. Krieg, M. Prado, T. Schwinn, L. Vasey
2014 Architectural Biomimetics
Prof. A. Menges, Prof. J. Knippers, S. Bechert, O. Krieg, T. Schwinn, D. Sonntag
2012 Digital Timber – FRAC Pavilion
Prof. A. Menges, S. Reichert, T. Schwinn, O. Krieg

Workshops

2018 Robot-Made: Wander Wood Pavilion
External Workshop, UBC Vancouver, Canada
2017 Robot-Made: Double-Layered Diagrid Facade Structure
External Workshop, UBC Vancouver, Canada
2017 Finger-Joined Elastic Bending of Timber Panels
External Workshop, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2016 Robot-Made: Double-Layered Elastic Bending
External Workshop, UBC Vancouver, Canada
2016 Robotic Sewing of Elastically Bent Plywood
External Workshop, RobArch 2016, Sydney, Australia
2015 Robot-Assisted Assembly in Timber Construction
External Workshop, DADA Conference, Shanghai, China
2015 Introduction into Robotics
ITECH Workshop
2014 Machinic Morphospaces in Timber Construction
External Workshop, UBC Vancouver, Canada
2012 Wood Morphologies
External Workshop, RobArch 2012, Vienna, Austria