Presentation at the PowerSkin conference_Munich, Germany, 19/01/2017

The international conference Powerskin in Munich is linked to the international fair BAU2017 and deals with innovative facade developments covering the fields Environment, Facades and Structure. I have the pleasure…

Presentation at the Facade2016 – Conference on Building Envelopes: What’s next?_Lucerne, Switzerland, 07/10/2016

The international conference Facade2016 in Lucerne deals with questions about the future potentials for and role of building envelopes. I got the opportunity to do lecture about Biomimetics…

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Exhibition of course Spatial Experiments 2 at Lund University

Final designs and prototypes of spring term 2016 / Architecture, Lund University After a long period of silence on this blog, it’s time to update it with the outcomes of the course…

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Biomimetics in Architectural Design – student course

New settings for the student course “Spatial Experiments 2” at Lund University, Architecture and Built Environment David Andreen and Susanne Gosztonyi, both researchers and teachers at Lund University…

Preparation for special session at ICBEST 2017 conference_future building envelopes

The international conference ICBEST 2017 targets at emerging building envelope systems and technologies and offers a worldwide forum for building envelope architecture and engineering. I have the honour to host…

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What are adaptive facades? – facade2015, 27|11|15, Germany

Presentation of “architectural criteria for adapative facades” @ facade 2015 COMPUTATIONAL OPTIMIZATION in Detmold, Germany. What is the role of adaptive facades? The conference facade2015 dealt with the topic…

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Thermal adaptation for facades – Advanced Building Skins, 3-4|11|15, Switzerland

Presentation on: “Biomimetic principles for thermally adaptive façades: thermal adaptability in nature and engineering” @ 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins, Bern, Switzerland. How can nature teach thermal adaptation for…

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Showcase research for facades – Fachkongress Energie und Architektur, 15|10|2015, Austria

Organisation and moderation of 2 sessions “INNOVATIVE PRODUKTE I: MATERIALIEN FÜR FASSADEN. Showcase und Vorstellung technischer Visionen im Bereich intelligenter Fassaden.” @ Energie und Architektur, Vienna, Austria. The 4th congress “Energie und…

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efn mobile Workshop, Delft, 15 – 17 June 2015: ThinkingSkins

WORKSHOP ADAPTIVE FACADES – TU DELFT [FACADE WEEK] “The EFNmobile – “ThinkingSkins” workshop started on Monday, June 15th at the TU Delft. After an introduction by Susanne Gosztonyi about the…

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Course finals of Biomimetics and Energy course 2014/2015, Technikum Vienna, Austria

Yesterday, 9th of January, was the final presentation of the Master course “Biomimetics and Energy” at the UAS Technikum Vienna. And it was a very pleasant and successful event. All…

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BioSkin goes Art – “The committee of sleep”, art installation, MAK, Vienna, Austria

“THE COMMITTEE OF SLEEP” – Exhibition | MAK FURNITURE STUDY COLLECTION, 2012–2013 The ‘Committee of Sleep‘ was an art installation created by the designer duo taliaYsebastian. They made use of the…

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Biomimetics @ Sonnenwelten – BionikSpiel – Grossschönau, Austria

ZUKUNFT mit SONNE – BIONIK SPIEL – Exhibition | SONNENWELTEN, GROSSSCHÖNAU, 2012-NOW The exhibition SONNENWELT in Grossschönau allows a time travel from energy efficient nomad tents from about 10,000 years…

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BioSkin – biomimetics for facades

BioSkin – Forschungspotenziale für bionisch inspirierte energieeffiziente Fassadentechnologien The basic research study “BioSkin – Research potentials for biologically inspired energy efficient façade systems” aimed at the identification of…

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This website presents information, ideas and all sorts of visions for the topic ‘Biomimetics and energy efficiency’ in the context of performative building envelopes of the future. The actual…