14:00 Prefabrication of Façade Elements

Chair: Michael Garrison, University of Texas at Austin, USA

The rationalization of construction and assembly
  • Strategies for the design of the roof and wall systems
  • Integration of a sustainable architecture with three-dimensional surfaces

Gordon Murray, Ryder Architecture, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Sandwichelemente – Konventionelle Lösungen im Vergleich zu Entwicklungen aus der Forschung
  • Warum Sandwichelemente?
  • Stand der Technik und Stand der Forschung
  • Innovative Sandwichelemente durch die Technologie des SFB 666

Scholeh Abedini, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Advanced façade prefabrication in cross-laminated timber buildings
  • New insights on timber construction: from handcrafted to industrial process
  • Time and cost savings according to the level of prefabrication of façade elements
  • Using BIM for design choices in the timber sector

Eugenia Gasparri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Timber based prefabricated façade elements for building refurbishment
  • Mass customization applied to building renovation
  • Efficient modules for achieving almost zero energy consumption
  • Rapid Installation process during On-site works

Kepa Iturralde, Technische Universität München, Germany

An energy-efficient prefabricated double-skin façade oriented to multi-system integration
  • A multi-system integrated double-skin façade with high environmental performance
  • Combination of industrial technologies with vernacular materials and local craftsmanship
  • Adoption of prefabricated methods through modular strategies

Yehao Song, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

A zero net energy, zero net water and carbon neutral house
  • Affordable residential green building design
  • Applying shape forming principles found in nature

Michael Garrison, University of Texas at Austin, USA

15:30 Coffee Break