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Students at the University of Stuttgart Create Adaptable Canopy That's Reconfigured Using Drones

14:00 - 11 September, 2018
Students at the University of Stuttgart Create Adaptable Canopy That's Reconfigured Using Drones, Cyber Physical Macro Material Canopy. Image © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart, M. Aflalo, J. Chen, B. Tahanzadeh
Cyber Physical Macro Material Canopy. Image © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart, M. Aflalo, J. Chen, B. Tahanzadeh

The project Cyber Physical Macro Materials was developed at the University of Stuttgart's Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) to demonstrate a tangible vision of a new dynamic (and intelligent) architecture for public spaces. The agile and reconfigurable canopy is enabled by a combination of distributed robotic construction and programmable matter. Reconfigured using drones, the canopy was created with modular components that could respond in real-time to the climate or sun angles.

Students at the University of Stuttgart Create Adaptable Canopy That's Reconfigured Using Drones Cyber Physical Macro Material Canopy. Image © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart, M. Aflalo, J. Chen, B. Tahanzadeh Cyber Physical Macro Material Canopy. Image © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart, M. Aflalo, J. Chen, B. Tahanzadeh Cyber Physical Macro Material Canopy. Image © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart, M. Aflalo, J. Chen, B. Tahanzadeh (original picture © Marco Castro/Photography) + 11

The Laboratory - AA Visiting School Stuttgart

16:02 - 9 August, 2018
The Laboratory - AA Visiting School Stuttgart

Future eating, future drinking, future love, future working – what will our everyday life be like in the not too distant future?

The Laboratory is a cross-disciplinary workshop that brings together architects, artists and researchers to speculate about our life in the future. Participants are asked to develop written and drawn proposals about our life in tomorrow’s world through an exploration of our social, cultural, spatial and technological present.

The Laboratory will have input by experts from different fields such as architecture, nano science, entertainment design, trend research and photography. A series of field trips will explore centres of innovation

The Architect as Educator: Remembering Gunnar Birkerts

10:30 - 23 November, 2017

Gunnar Birkerts, Latvian-born architect and educator, passed away on August 15, 2017, at the age of 92. A passionate advocate of a creative process he called "organic synthesis," he leaves behind dozens of built works over three continents and influenced hundreds of architectural students and colleagues through his inquiry-based process and dynamic interactions. Eric Hill and John Gallagher, in their AIA Guide to Detroit, said of Birkerts’ architecture:

Each of his works seems to be approached as an opportunity to explore the essence of an architectural problem, resulting in a statement that often exceeds the immediate project.

Gunnar Birkerts in an undated photo. Image via The Republic Corning Fire Station, New York. Image© <a href=“https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brikerts_Corning_Fire_Station.jpg”>Unknown Wikimedia Author</a> licensed under <a href=“https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/“>CC BY 3.0</a> The Latvian National Library (2014). © <a href=“https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Riga_Petrikirche_Blick_vom_Turm_zur_Nationalbibliothek.JPG”>Wikimedia user Zairon</a> licensed under <a href=“https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/“>CC BY 4.0</a>. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia User Zairon ederal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 1973, (now: Marquette Plaza), in its original configuration.. ImageVia <a href=“https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Marquette_Plaza.jpg”>Wikimedia Commons / Historic American Buildings Survey</a> licensed under <a href=“https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en“>CC0 1.0 (Public Domain)</a> + 4

Haus B / Yonder – Architektur und Design

05:00 - 16 October, 2017
Haus B / Yonder – Architektur und Design, © Brigida González
© Brigida González

© Brigida González © Brigida González © Brigida González © Brigida González + 23

RKW Architektur + Wins Competition for Stone-Clad Mixed-Use Building in Stuttgart

16:00 - 26 July, 2017
RKW Architektur + Wins Competition for Stone-Clad Mixed-Use Building in Stuttgart, RKW Architektur + , Rendering: Foormtool Anton Kolev
RKW Architektur + , Rendering: Foormtool Anton Kolev

RKW Architektur + has been selected as the winners of a competition to design a new mixed-use residential tower located at Mailänder Platz in Stuttgart, Germany. Rising from a triangular site, the building features a dynamic facade of shifting stone that creates openings for vertical greenery, and an abundance of public space, including cafes, retail, a hotel and a library.

RKW Architektur + , Rendering: Foormtool Anton Kolev Courtesy of RKW Architektur + Courtesy of RKW Architektur + Courtesy of RKW Architektur + + 10

Haus B in Beinstein / Birk Heilmeyer und Frenzel Architekten

05:00 - 8 June, 2017
Haus B in Beinstein / Birk Heilmeyer und Frenzel Architekten, © Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

© Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez + 17

Seminargebäude ‘Erweiterung Süd’ / Simon Freie Architekten BDA

02:00 - 7 June, 2017
Seminargebäude ‘Erweiterung Süd’ / Simon Freie Architekten BDA, © Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

© Brigida Gonzalez          © Brigida Gonzalez          © Brigida Gonzalez          © Brigida Gonzalez          + 22

ICD-ITKE Research Pavilion 2016-17 / ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart

10:00 - 18 April, 2017
ICD-ITKE Research Pavilion 2016-17 / ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart, © Laurian Ghinitoiu
© Laurian Ghinitoiu

Courtesy of ICD-ITKE University of Stuttgart © Burggraf / Reichert © Laurian Ghinitoiu Courtesy of ICD-ITKE University of Stuttgart + 38

Hochschule für Technik / Berger Röcker

05:00 - 20 March, 2017
Hochschule für Technik / Berger Röcker, © Oliver Rieger Photography
© Oliver Rieger Photography

© Oliver Rieger Photography © Niels Schubert Fotograf © Oliver Rieger Photography © Niels Schubert Fotograf + 25

Mercedes-Benz Museum / UNStudio

03:00 - 24 February, 2017
© Eva Bloem
© Eva Bloem

© Eva Bloem © Eva Bloem © Eva Bloem © Eva Bloem + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Stuttgart, Germany
  • Architect in Charge

    Ben van Berkel
  • Area

    35000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2006
  • Photographs

FABRICATE 2017 - International Peer Reviewed Conference and Publication

15:49 - 1 February, 2017
FABRICATE 2017 - International Peer Reviewed Conference and Publication, FABRICATE 2017 at University of Stuttgart
FABRICATE 2017 at University of Stuttgart

FABRICATE is a triennial international peer-reviewed conference with supporting publication on the theme of Digital Fabrication. The FABRICATE 2017 conference aims to instigate discussions on constructed projects and cutting-edge research in the context of computational design and digital fabrication between leading experts in academia and industry. The event will convene over April 6 - 8 2017 at the University of Stuttgart.

The Call for Work for FABRICATE 2017 received over 250 submissions from institutions and practices coming from 45 countries. These include The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, Institute for Computational Design and Construction of the University of

Installations Accent Stuttgart Region During Light Art Festival

08:00 - 14 November, 2016
Installations Accent Stuttgart Region During Light Art Festival, © Karolina Halatek
© Karolina Halatek

The KulturRegion Stuttgart successfully wrapped its three-week Aufstiege ("Ascents") Light Art Festival in October. Curated by Joachim Fleischer, the festival showcases work by over 40 artists from 10 countries. The 37 installations were available for viewing nightly from 8 p.m. to midnight across 25 cities near Stuttgart, and particularly popular exhibits have been extended.

© Frank Kleinbach © Robert Seidel © Hitoshi Kuriyama © Frank Kleinbach + 14

Stuttgart Airport Busterminal / wulf architekten

05:00 - 11 August, 2016
Stuttgart Airport Busterminal  / wulf architekten, © Markus Guhl for wulf architekten
© Markus Guhl for wulf architekten
  • Architects

  • Location

    Flughafenstraße, 70629 Stuttgart, Germany
  • Design Team

    Kai Bierich, Regina Brenner, Birgit Wohlfart
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

ICD-ITKE Research Pavilion 2015-16 / ICD-ITKE University of Stuttgart

11:00 - 5 May, 2016
ICD-ITKE Research Pavilion 2015-16 / ICD-ITKE University of Stuttgart, © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart
© ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart

© ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart Process. Image © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart + 47

House 36 / Matthias Bauer Associates

02:00 - 19 April, 2016
House 36  / Matthias Bauer Associates, © Roland Halbe
© Roland Halbe

© Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe + 19

New Ice Skating Hall / Herrmann + Bosch Architekten

05:00 - 6 February, 2016
New Ice Skating Hall / Herrmann + Bosch Architekten, © Ralf-Dieter Bischoff, Nürnberg
© Ralf-Dieter Bischoff, Nürnberg

© Ralf-Dieter Bischoff, Nürnberg © Ralf-Dieter Bischoff, Nürnberg © Ralf-Dieter Bischoff, Nürnberg © Ralf-Dieter Bischoff, Nürnberg + 13

Achim Menges to Create Robotic Pavilion for V&A

14:00 - 3 February, 2016
Achim Menges to Create Robotic Pavilion for V&A , Elytra Filament Pavilion, render, V&A John Madejski Garden 2016. Image © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart
Elytra Filament Pavilion, render, V&A John Madejski Garden 2016. Image © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart

Stuttgart experimental architect Achim Menges has been commissioned to kickstart the V&A's first ever Engineering Season with a site specific, nature-inspired installation fabricated by robots. Complemented by Ove Arup's first major retrospective, Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design, the Elytra Filament Pavilion will be Menges' first public commission in the UK. He will work with Moritz Dörstelmann, structural engineer Jan Knippers and climate engineer Thomas Auer to complete the project.

"Elytra Filament Pavilion will explore the impact of emerging robotic technologies on architectural design, engineering and making," says the V&A. "Inspired by a lightweight construction principle found in nature, the fibrous structures of the forewing shells of flying beetles known as elytra, the Pavilion will be an undulating canopy of tightly-woven carbon fibre cells created using a novel robotic production process."

Sol House / Alexander Brenner Architects

02:00 - 29 January, 2016
Sol House  / Alexander Brenner Architects, © Zooey Braun
© Zooey Braun

© Zooey Braun © Zooey Braun © Zooey Braun © Zooey Braun + 21