• Reciprocalshell II

    Reciprocalshell II

    A new research demonstrator was just completed for our computationally designed and fabricated, material-saving lightweight timber gridshell system. The new prototype was made possible by Stadtsparkasse Augsburg, who invited us to design a structure for their annual #stadtgewaechs summer event. This event promotes sustainability in the heart of the city of Augsburg, which allowed us…

  • DTC Expert Lecture / Agustín Dieste

    DTC Expert Lecture / Agustín Dieste

    Semester Start Lecture 04.10.2023 – Room B2.14 + online at 17:00 / Agustín Dieste, architect and grandson of the famous builder Eladio Dieste, gives a lecture at the start of the semester about his grandfather’s work, as well as his own continuation of the work. All students, researchers and external guests are invited to join…

  • Reciprocalshell Model

    Reciprocalshell Model

    While the full-scale shell is prepared for its return on a permanent location, we are working on a 1m sized model (Scale 1:15). The polygonal parts have been 3D printed using the FDM method and white PLA material. The completed model will be shown at the kickoff event for our new tech transfer center TTZ…

  • Architecture Studio

    Architecture Studio

    Congratulations to our 4th Semester Architecture Studio in the Summer Semester 2023, who presented their projects today. The task was to design digital fabrication facilities for our own campus, using, integrating and connecting existing buildings as much as possible. The photos show only a few impressions from a very fun and exciting day with great…

  • Book Chapter

    Book Chapter

    We have proudly contributed the chapter “Digital Tools for Challenging Resources” to the book “Architecture and Design for Industry 4.0”, published by Springer International Publishing Architecture and Design for Industry 4.0 Theory and PracticeMaurizio Barberio, Micaela Colella, Angelo Figliola, Alessandra Battisti (Herausgeber) Buch | Hardcover2023 | 1st ed. 2024Springer International Publishing (Verlag)978-3-031-36921-6 (ISBN)

  • Reciprocalshell Demonstrator Construction started

    Reciprocalshell Demonstrator Construction started

    After completing our first reciprocalshell demonstrator in December 2022 in collaboration with Chalmers University, a second demonstrator was planned for a central location in the city of Augsburg. While the first demonstrator was built with a span of 7 meters, the second demonstrator is planned with a span of 15 meters. While the production and…

  • Student Pasta Bridge Competition

    Student Pasta Bridge Competition

    In the DBM Module B7 Construction and Structure, Prof. Robeller organizes a “pasta” bridge construction competition. The winner is the bridge with the best ratio of self weight and load-bearing capacity. Pasta and hot glue may be used as material for the 1m wide bridge. Among other things, the finite element method with the Karamba…

  • Reciprocalshell I

    Reciprocalshell I

    Reciprocal Shell 2022 – Research Project + International Design & Build Workshop between Chalmers University of Technology and Augsburg University of Applied Sciences. The Reciprocal shell ist a material-saving lightweight structure. It was designed and built by a team of researchers and students from Chalmers University of Technology and Augsburg University of Applied Sciences. The…