Category: Events

Special session “Adaptive building envelopes”, 17/05/2017

The special session about “Adaptive building envelopes” has been held on 17th May 2017 at the ICBEST 2017 – Interdisciplinary perspectives for future building envelopes in Istanbul, Turkey. The session…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…