Audi IAA 2015, Frankfurt

Facades, Facades, Lightweight structures, temporary buildings

Audi IAA 2015, Frankfurt

STRUCTURAL FACADE DESIGN, CONCEPT TO DETAILED DESIGN Munich 2016-2017 General contractor: Nüssli (Switzerland) Ltd The AUDI exhibition space for the IAA consisted of a 55 x 70 m 3-storey hall with a completely dismountable steel structure. A mirrored façade of the entrance hall, floating car bodies as well as the foundation for the primary structure […]

Cruise ship S697, Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany

Lightweight structures, Membranes

Cruise ship S697, Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO DETAIL DESIGN Papenburg / Germany 2013 – 2014 Owner: Meyer-Werft, Papenburg / Germany Client: Textil Bau GmbH, Hamburg / Germany Photo: Textil Bau GmbH, Hamburg / Germany The white membranes on the upper decks of modern cruise ships conjure up impressions of the billowing sails of ancient sailing ships. Although neither functionally […]

Umbrellas, Potsdam, Germany

Lightweight structures, Materials, Membranes

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 […]

Liechtenstein Expo 2010

Lightweight structures, temporary buildings

Liechtenstein Expo 2010

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO TENDER DOCUMENTS Vaduz / Liechtenstein 2010 Client: Fürstentum Liechtenstein, Vaduz / Liechtenstein Architect: Sabine Kranz, Paris / France with Gaiser Architekten, Karlsruhe / Germany General contractor: Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland Photo: Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland The small pavilion in Vaduz has aptly been described as a “sky full of 158 banners”. By […]

Beach club “Bries”

Lightweight structures, Membranes, Structural Design

Beach club “Bries”

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO TENDER DOCUMENTS, WORKSHOP DRAWINGS (STEEL), MEMBRANE STRUCTURE Noordwijk / Netherlands 2009 Client: Bries, Noordwijk / Netherlands Architect: Studio Akkerhuis Paris / Frankreich with Philipp Molter, Munich / Germany Photo: nilles graphic design Noordwijk aan Zee / Netherlands Every year during the summer months at the beach of Noordwijk a temporary culinary pavilion […]

Multipurpose hall “Giertsen”

Computer-aided Design, Lightweight structures, Materials, Membranes, 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 […]

Industrial sheds Dublin bay

Lightweight structures, Membranes

Industrial sheds Dublin bay

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO TENDER DOCUMENTS, CUTTING PATTERNS Dublin / Irland 2008 Client: Powerplastics, Thirsk / UK Photo: Powerplastics, Thirsk / UK In former times metal shed roofs uniformly covered all kinds of industrial buildings. Nowadays membrane roofs can reach this goal quicker and more economically. In this instance the benefit is not only one of […]

Architonic exhibition stand imm 2008

Computer-aided Design, Lightweight structures, Membranes

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

Lightweight structures, Materials, Sculptures

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 […]