The livMatS Pavilion recieved the German Design Award 2023 "Special Mention" in the category “Excellent Architecture - Eco Design”! 

The livMatS Pavilion offers a viable, resource-efficient alternative to conventional construction methods and represents an important step towards sustainability in architecture. Enabled by a novel combination of natural materials and advanced digital technologies, it constitutes the first building ever with a load-bearing structure that is entirely made of robotically wound flax fibre, a material that is fully naturally renewable, biodegradable, and regionally available in Central Europe.

The German Design Awards are the largest prizes of the German Design Council and are among the most recognized international design awards. For eleven years now, the German Design Council has been honoring pioneering designers and their work with this coveted prize. Entries are judged by an international jury made up of leading experts from all disciplines of design. The awards with the distinction

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German Design Awards 2023

Project Video

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PROJECT TEAM

ICD      Institute for Computational Design and Construction - Prof. Achim Menges
            Cluster of Excellence IntCDC, University of Stuttgart

ITKE    Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design - Prof. Jan Knippers   
            Cluster of Excellence IntCDC, University of Stuttgart

Scientific Development:
Marta Gil Pérez, Serban Bodea, Niccolò Dambrosio, Bas Rongen, Christoph Zechmeister
Project Management: Katja Rinderspacher, Marta Gil Pérez, Monika Göbel

Concept Development, System Development, Prototyping:   
2018-2020: Talal Ammouri, Vanessa Costalonga Martins, Sacha Joseph Cutajar, Edith Anahi Gonzalez San Martin, Yanan Guo, James Hayward, Silvana Herrera, Jeongwoo Jang, Nicolas Kubail Kalousdian, Simon Jacob Lut, Eda Özdemir, Gabriel Rihaczek, Anke Kristina Schramm, Lasath Ryan Siriwardena, Vaia Tsiokou, Christo van der Hoven, Shu Chuan Yao

2018-2019: Karen Andrea Antorveza Paez, Okan Basnak, Guillaume Caussarieu, Zhetao Dong, Kurt Drachenberg, Roxana Firorella Guillen Hurtado, Ridvan Kahraman, Dilara Karademir, Laura Kiesewetter, Grzegorz Łochnicki, Francesco Milano, Yue Qi, Hooman Salyani, Nasim Sehat, Tim Stark, Zi Jie, Jake Tan, Irina Voineag

Facade Development: Tim Stark

 

With support of: Okan Basnak, Yanan Guo, Axel Körner

Student assistance: Matthew Johnson, Daniel Locatelli, Francesca Maisto, Mahdieh Hadian Rasanani, Lorin Samija, Anand Shah, Lena Strobel, Max Zorn

 

FibR GmbH, Stuttgart
Moritz Dörstelmann, Ondrej Kyjanek, Philipp Essers, Philipp Gülke
with support of: Erik Zanetti, Elpiza Kolo, Prateek Bajpai, Hooman Salyani, Jamiel Abubaker, Julian Fial, Sergio Maggiulli, Mansour Ba, Christo van der Hoven     

 

A joint project of the Clusters of Excellence livMatS, University of Freiburg (Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rühe,) and IntCDC, University of Stuttgart

 

PROJECT SUPPORT

Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt
Exolon Group GmbH

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