ICD and ITKE are pleased to announce that the Urbach Tower and the underlying Self-Shaping Wood technology developed with our Swiss partners ETH Zürich and Empa has been named a finalist in the FastCompany 2020 Innovation by
Design Awards in the Experimental category and received and honorable mention for overall design excelence. The awards highlight the most innovative designers and businesses solving the problems of today and tomorrow. See the full list here of honorees here: https://www.fastcompany.com/innovation-bydesign/2020
See also Fast Company's previous coverage of the project here: Researchers invented an entirely new way of building with wood
Congratulations to the entire team and our supporters!