Schüco Welcome Forum, Bielefeld

Buildings, Buildings, Innovation, Conversion, Competitions

Schüco Welcome Forum, Bielefeld

STRUCTURAL DESIGN LP 1 – 6 Bielefeld, 2018-2019 Client: Schüco International KG Architects: one fine day, Düsseldorf Visualisation: Studio Flamingo, Basel For the conversion of the two present halls into a new Welcome Forum the existing buildings shall be renewed into a unique and exceptional building, which fulfils the requirements of a global player and […]

CITIZEN / BULOVA booth “Time Theatre “ at BASELWORLD 2018

Innovation, Projects, Specials, Structural Design

CITIZEN / BULOVA booth “Time Theatre “ at BASELWORLD 2018

STRUCTURAL DESIGN LP 1 – 3 Basel, 2018 Booth Design: Atelier Tsuyoshi Tane Architects, Paris General contractor: Expomobilia, Effretikon/ CH For the exhibition booth “Time Theatre” for the companies Citizen and Bulova a modular steel-timber-structure was developed, in order to allow a simple and fast erection as well as demounting process of the structure.

Kindl Brewery – Centre for Contemporary Art

Buildings, Facades, Innovation, Specials, Conversion

Kindl Brewery – Centre for Contemporary Art

STRUCTURAL FACADE DESIGN, CONCEPT TO DETAILED DESIGN Berlin 2016 – 2017 Architect: grisard´architektur, Zurich Photo: Stefan Melchior The Kindl brewery in Berlin-Neukölln, which has been closed down for many years, has been re-designed and built as a centre for contemporary art. The supporting structure for the façade of the wind screen consists of rectangular multi-chamber […]

Bauhaus museum, Dessau

Buildings, Innovation, Competitions

Bauhaus museum, Dessau

STRUCTURAL DESIGN COMPETITION (1st prize) Dessau 2015 Architect: Young & Ayata, New York/em> The new Bauhaus Museum Dessau will for the first time offer the opportunity to present the outstanding collection of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation to the public on a permanent basis under the best possible conservative conditions. The primary structure of the individual […]

Wind Simulation

Innovation

Wind Simulation

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT worldwide since 2010 Client: Solar energy companies Photo: TEC Already during the engineer’s design phase a special CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) software provides the numeric simulation of wind forces on buildings and other forms of structures. Particularly in connection with the design of free-standing photovoltaic plants wind simulations are of the highest […]

Aldgate Statue

Innovation, Specials, Competitions

Aldgate Statue

Architects: Normal The Aldgate statue is the entry of the team “Normal” to a competition released for the design of a new landmark for the city of London. The intention was to create a memorable object at both day and night. For the realisaton of the concept natural thatch was selected as the most appropriate […]

Adaptive Building Systems

Dynamics and Seismic Design, Innovation, Specials

Adaptive Building Systems

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT in cooperation with TU Delft 2006 Architect: Braun Associates Architekten, Stuttgart/ Deutschland Photos: Braun Associates Architekten, Stuttgart/ Deutschland In nature adaptive systems are very common, for example, one only has to think of the chameleon. In material sciences, too, current developments strive towards the invention of adaptive materials, so-called smart materials. They […]

Memorial Bergen-Belsen, Germany

Buildings, Innovation, Specials

Memorial Bergen-Belsen, Germany

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO TENDER DOCUMENTS Bergen Belsen / Germany 2013 – 2015 Client: Stiftung niedersächsische Gedenkstätten, Celle / Germany Architect: leichtbaukunst, Lars Meeß-Olsohn, Velbert / Germany Photo: leichtbaukunst, Lars Meeß-Olsohn, Velbert / Germany With the help of a master plan the authorities attempted in 2006 to systematically categorize, label and secure the remains of the […]

Umbrellas, Potsdam, Germany

Innovation, Lightweight structures, Specials

Umbrellas, Potsdam, Germany

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO DETAIL DESIGN Potsdam / Germany 2012 Owner: Brandenburgische Landesbetrieb für Liegenschaften und Bauen, Potsdam / Germany Client: Textil Bau GmbH, Hamburg / Germany Foto: Textil Bau GmbH, Hamburg / Germany Three membranes, shaped like open flower petals, have been erected in the inner courtyard of the Brandenburg Ministry of State in Potsdam […]

Photovoltaiks

Innovation, Solar

Photovoltaiks

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO APPROVAL PLANNING Germany / Spain / Italy / France / Greece since 2004 Client: Solar energy companies Photo: K2 Systems, Leonberg / Germany All around the world photovoltaic units are being installed not only on roofs but some of the most economical plants are built to a size which cover entire agricultural […]

Smart Materials

Innovation, Specials

Smart Materials

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT in cooperation with TU Delft 2010 Architect (IBA): Architectuurcentrale Thijs Asselbergs, Haarlem/ Niederlande and SHAU, Rotterdam/ Niederlande Photo: TU Delft The Experimental House IN4M is positioned at the crossroads of sociological and technical innovation by the use of new and high tech materials and planning methodologies. In combination with ecological timber products […]

Multipurpose hall “Giertsen”

Innovation, Lightweight structures, Specials, Structural Design

Multipurpose hall “Giertsen”

ALL PHASES, WORKING DRAWINGS (STEEL), MEMBRANE GENERAL PLANNER Bergen / Norway 2008 – 2011 Client: W. Giertsen HallSystem AS, Bergen / Norway Architect: Holzbach Architekten, Koblenz / Germany Photo: Holzbach Architekten, Koblenz / Germany The underlying structural concept for this textile multipurpose hall is the use of a double-layer membrane which stretches across two mirrored […]

Architonic exhibition stand imm 2008

Innovation, Lightweight structures, Specials

Architonic exhibition stand imm 2008

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO DETAIL DESIGN Cologne / Germany 2008 Client: Architonic Architect: LAVA, Stuttgart, Sydney / Australien Photo: geeLy, Zurich / Switzerland The simple and lean elegance in combination with a quick and easy construction method is entirely due to the choice of material. Here aesthetic quality interacts almost effortlessly with efficiency.

Glass Cube

Innovation, Lightweight structures, Specials

Glass Cube

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO TENDER DOCUMENTS Düsseldorf / Stuttgart / Munich / London 1996 – 1999 Architect: Stefan Gose, Stuttgart / Germany Photo: Jens Willebrand, Cologne / Germany Tensegrity stands for tension and integrity, totality and cohesion in an experimental sculpture. Patrick Teuffel designed the world’s first structure of load bearing glass tubes. This configuration of […]