Detmold, 24. Oktober 2017 11:51

Dissertationen: Conceptualise Strategy and Guidelines for the Preservation of Housing in Old Aleppo City Based on Renewable Energies

Doktorandin: Christine Kousa, M. Arch.

kooperative Promotion an der Faculty of Design Sciences, University of Antwerp, Betreut durch Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uta Pottgiesser

Abstract. The Syrian Civil War destroyed most of the historical core of Aleppo; the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world that is protected by UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The housing situation deteriorated dramatically by increase of population migration out of the old neighborhoods before, during and after this war....

Detmold, 10. Oktober 2017 11:14

Dissertationen: Developing an Evaluation Framework and Re-Design Strategies for Modernist Housing Blocks in New Belgrade

Doktorandin: Anica Dragutinovic, M. Arch.

kooperative Promotion an der Faculty of Design Sciences, University of Antwerp, Betreut durch Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uta Pottgiesser

Abstract. Modern Movement buildings are decaying, being altered beyond recognition or even demolished, as they are an underrepresented heritage on the World Heritage List. The buildings urge re-evaluation and appropriate (re)use and repair strategies. Belgrade modern architecture, as part of this...

Detmold, 25. Juni 2015 11:44

Dissertationen: ThinkingSkins

Doktorand: Jens Böke

kooperative Promotion an der Technischen Universität Delft (NL) Betreut durch U. Knaack; Prof.Dipl.-Ing. Marco Hemmerling MA

ThinkingSkins describes the exploration of adaptive building envelopes on the basis of negotiated information. This includes the conceptual analysis of current technical developments towards a total construction system. The starting point of this research is the complex requirements of a façade. Strategies of parametric designing are...

Detmold, 01. Juni 2015 15:07

Dissertationen: Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process


Doktorandin: Linda Hildebrand

kooperative Promotion an der Technischen Universität Delft (NL) Betreut durch Prof. Dr.-Ing. U. Knaack; A.A.J.F. van den Dobbelsteen

Building industry impacts natural cycles and has potential for optimization. While impairment on nature reached a new dimension already some three centuries ago the building industry started to realize the dependency in the second half of the 20th century. With LCA method all life cycle phases can...

Detmold, 01. Juni 2015 14:38

Dissertationen: AM Envelope. The potential of Additive Manufacturing for facade constructions


Doktorand: Holger Strauss

kooperative Promotion an der Technischen Universität Delft (NL) Betreut durch Prof. Dr.-Ing. U. Knaack; Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Techen

The continuous development of the building envelope over the past hundred years can be exemplified by a few ground-breaking inventions. Firstly, the separation of primary and secondary structure during the beginning of the 20th century; by implementing a curtain wall façade to physically separate the façade from the...

Detmold, 21. Januar 2014 10:22

Dissertationen: Architekturwahrnehmung

Die Anwendung empirischer Erkenntnisse der Kognitionspsychologie auf architekturpsychologische Fragestellungen