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INVITATION // ICD+ITKE Symposium / Natural Fibre Architecture: Towards Bio-Based Construction

June 19, 2023 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dear all,

The “Natural Fibre Architecture: Towards Bio-Based Construction“ symposium will be held on Monday, the 19th of June, at the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Stuttgart.

Leading experts in the field of bio-based design and construction will come together to discuss cutting-edge research and showcase projects exemplifying the innovative use of natural fibrous materials in construction:

Global framework conditions – incentives and strategies for a resource turnaround Sabine Djahanschah – Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt

Fiber reinforcement in supporting and motile plant structures Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck – Universität Freiburg

Growing Architecture – Digital tools for co-designing with trees Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Ludwig – TUM School of Engineering and Design

Alpine Hemp 360° –  future model or niche romance? DI Valentine Troi – Standortagentur Tirol, troi.composite components

Natural Fibre Architecture – innovation & new tectonics! Assoc. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hanaa Dahy – Aalborg University / IntCDC University of Stuttgart

Integrative Computational Design and Fabrication for Natural Fibre Architecture Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Knippers & Prof. Achim Menges – ITKE/ICD/IntCDC University of Stuttgart

Location:  Room 01.008 (M11.11)  |  K1, Keplerstr. 11, University of Stuttgart
The symposium will be held in person, without any requirement for registration.

The symposium is sponsored by DBU Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt.

→ visit website

We are looking forward to welcoming many of you.

Kind regards,
the IntCDC RDM Team


June 19, 2023
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Room 01.008 (M11.11) | K1, Keplerstr. 11, University of Stuttgart
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