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Rebeca Duque Estrada

Research Associate
2019 - Current


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Duque Estrada, R., Kannenberg, F., Wagner, H. J., Yablonina, M., Menges, A.: 2020, Integrative Design Methods for Spatial Winding, Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference (AAG) 2020, Paris (accepted)

Duque Estrada, R., Kannenberg, F., Wagner, H. J., Yablonina, M., Menges, A.: 2020, Spatial Winding: Cooperative Heterogeneous Multi-Robot System for Fibrous Structures, Construction Robotics, Springer. (doi: 10.1007/s41693-020-00036-7)

Abdelaal, M., Amtsberg, F., Becher, M., Duque Estrada, R., Kannenberg, F., Sousa Calepsa, A., Wagner, H. J., Reina, G., Sedlmair, M., Menges, A., Weiskopf, D.: 2022, Visualization for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction: Shaping the Future of Our Built World. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 42 (2), pp. 10-20. (DOI: 10.1109/MCG.2022.3149837

Dambrosio, N., Zechmeister, C., Duque Estrada, R., Kannenberg, F., Gil Pérez, M., Schlopschnat, C., Rinderspacher, K., Knippers, J., Menges, A.: 2021, Design and development of an FRP-Timber hybrid building system for multi-story applications in architecture: Maison Fibre. In ACADIA - Realignments: Toward Critical Computation [Proceedings of the ACADIA Conference 2021].

Yang, X., Lehrecke, A., Tucker, C., Duque Estrada, R., Maierhofer, M., Menges, A. (2023). Spatial Lacing: A Novel Composite Material System for Fibrous Networks. In: Gengnagel, C., Baverel, O., Betti, G., Popescu, M., Thomsen, M.R., Wurm, J. (eds) Towards Radical Regeneration. DMS 2022. Springer, Cham.

Tucker, C., Yang, X., Lehrecke, A., Maierhofer, M., Duque Estrada, R., Menges, A.: 2022, A Collaborative Multi-robot Platform for the Distributed Fabrication of Three-dimensional Fibrous Networks (Spatial Lacing). In Proceedings of the 7th Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Fabrication (SCF ’22). Seattle, WA, USA: Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 1–18. (DOI: 10.1145/3559400.3561995) 
Balangé, L.; Harmening, C.; Duque Estrada, R.; Menges, A.; Neuner, H. & Schwieger, V. (2022), Monitoring the production process of lightweight fibrous structures using terrestrial laser scanning, in '5th Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring, Valencia, Spain' DOI: 10.4995/JISDM2022.2022.13830



Rebeca Duque Estrada is a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction at the University of Stuttgart. She holds a Master of Arts in Open Design from the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Universidad de Buenos Aires as well as a Master of Science in Architecture through the Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research (ITECH) program at the University of Stuttgart. During which she was awarded a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). She received her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Urbanism from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro during which she was awarded a Science Without Borders Scholarship offered by the Brazilian Federal Government to study at the La Salle University in Barcelona for a year.

In her ITECH master’s thesis together with Fabian Kannenberg, they developed a novel fabrication system for filament materials through a multi-species machine collaboration, which results in the generation of ultra-lightweight customized spatial structures.

With a deep interest in digital fabrication and computational design, Rebeca has been focusing her research on fiber composite materials and robotic fabrication and is currently involved in developing high-performance lightweight structures.

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